The black A-49 from Roland is a slim-line USB/MIDI controller featuring 49 full-size keys. It is easy-to-use while retaining a professional-quality feel. The keys have a rounded shape for executing more comfortable glissandi, while exhibiting low mechanical noise and eliminating vertical shake. Strong yet lightweight, along with low demand USB bus powering makes the controller the perfect choice for mobile use.
Aside from the obligatory modulation/pitch wheel and octave and transpose buttons, the controller features the company’s D-BEAM that responds to the performer’s hand gestures for creating unusual modulation possibilities. The keyboard can assign all its controllers automatically for full utilization of an external SuperNATURAL sound module such as the INTEGRA-7, or be used as a second keyboard for controlling synthesizers with onboard SuperNATURAL sounds, such as the JUPITER-80 and JUPITER-50.