Roland’s week long online international virtual product launch ended yesterday with the announcement of four new digital pianos, the FP-60, HP601, HP603A and RP102.
Roland says the affordable FP-60 offers top-level piano performance, easy portability and Bluetooth audio/MIDI support in a streamlined design for home playing, stage performing, and music education settings. The HP601 and HP603A aim to deliver ‘concert class’ piano into players’ living, teaching, or recital spaces. The lower cost HP601 features integrated Bluetooth audio/MIDI connectivity and premium piano action, while the HP603A (based on the current HP603) offers extended functionality with support for Bluetooth audio along with Bluetooth MIDI. Featuring technologies derived from Roland’s premium pianos. The company claims the RP102 offers best-in-class sound and touch in a compact, space-saving design with modern Bluetooth connectivity built in.
Also just announced is Piano Partner 2 Version 2.0, a newly updated version of the free iOS and Android companion app for Roland digital pianos. According to Roland it enhances and extends the functionality of compatible Roland pianos, allowing owners to increase their piano enjoyment and musical development with digital notation, intelligent rhythms, and useful practice functions.