The Best of Acoustic Tradition. The Height of Modern Tech.
If you need convincing that technology and tradition can coexist, take a seat at the Roland GP609 Digital Grand. This luxurious instrument offers every type of player a sublime grand piano experience, fusing advanced technology and authentic playing feel with classic grand piano cabinet design. Be inspired by an instrument that combines the latest sound engine with a brand-new keyboard mechanism, enhanced multi-channel speaker system and a variety of digital advantages – along with stunning sounds that will spark great performances for years to come.
Authentic grand piano performance for any skill level
In the GP609, Roland’s renowned SuperNATURAL Piano Modeling engine delivers supremely authentic acoustic grand piano sound, that, together with the expressive touch of the instrument’s PHA-50 keyboard, provides a playing experience that will satisfy even the most seasoned pianists. But the GP609 is also perfect for beginners, with a bevy of educational features that include wireless connection to online apps that keep the piano student motivated and constantly improving. A graceful digital grand piano that nurtures your family’s musicality, the GP609 brings elegance, beauty, and expressive piano performance into your home. These qualities, along with its manageable size, weight, and cost, also make the GP609 an ideal piano for educational facilities, concert stages, and houses of worship.
Room-filling sound from specially-designed speakers
One of the delights of owning a traditional acoustic grand piano is its commanding sound and projection. The GP609 is a revelation in that Roland has been able to achieve the same stunning sonic authority in a digital piano, courtesy of its onboard sound system with custom-designed multi-channel audio technology that provides an immersive, dimensional soundstage that convincingly seems to emanate from an acoustic instrument’s soundboard. Whether you’re playing at home or in commercial venues such as restaurants or hotel lounges, the GP609 delivers powerful, expressive, and controllable sound that blooms in any space.
Immersive spatial sound that you control
Strike the GP609’s keys and be delighted by rich, authentic acoustic grand piano sound, delivered by its onboard 6.1 channel multi-speaker system. Comprised of six speakers and a woofer, Roland’s Acoustic Projection system is designed to deliver optimal sound projection with the power and spacial bloom of a traditional grand piano, from rich, deep bass to shimmering highs. But where acoustic pianists often struggle to control volume, the GP609’s dedicated volume control gives it the flexibility for any playing situation.
A premium sound system for playing and enjoying your music
Whether you’re in the mood to make music — or just want to kick back and enjoy listening, the GP609’s high-quality onboard speaker system is ready to fill the room with amazing sound. When you’re playing, its 6.1 multi-channel speaker system delivers your notes with richness and clarity. When you’re relaxing with friends and family, its Bluetooth audio functionality turns the piano into a great-sounding hi-fi, wirelessly pairing with your smartphone or tablet and playing your favorite tunes and playlists through the speakers. There’s even a dedicated Apple Watch app that lets you control the piano’s internal song library from the comfort of your easy chair.
The look and feel of a traditional grand — without the hassle
A traditional grand piano undoubtedly makes a statement in a living room; but its considerable cost, massive weight, and required maintenance can make ownership a labor of love. With its elegant polished ebony finish, the Roland GP609 gives you the classic look of an acoustic grand along with ultra-realistic sound and playing feel. Plus, it’s always in tune!
Celebrate the joy of music with onboard educational features
At Sweetwater, music truly is the universal language, and it brings joy into our lives every day. It’s been proven that learning the piano is beneficial to humans — but it requires time, work, and dedication. The Roland GP609 gives pianists a fun, innovative alternative to conventional book-oriented piano courses with its built-in educational features. Jam along with the onboard songs — and you’ll be laying the groundwork for joining a band or orchestra. Twin Piano splits the keyboard into two identical key ranges, letting student and teacher play side-by-side. The GP609’s onboard metronome helps you develop accurate timing, while the built-in song recorder lets you capture what you’ve been working on to instantly appraise your progress. There’s also audio and MIDI playback from a USB memory stick, plus integrated Bluetooth MIDI functionality that lets you wirelessly connect to online apps such as Roland’s Piano Partner 2, and also access song libraries, digital sheet music, and more. The Roland GP609 makes practice a joy, not a task.
Roland GP609 Digital Grand Piano Features:
- Classic 5′ baby grand styling will elevate any room in your home
- SuperNATURAL Piano modeling engine delivers authentically rich grand piano sound
- Realistic grand piano touch response from Roland’s PHA-50 Progressive Hammer Action Keyboard with Escapement
- PHA-50 keys combine the look and feel of wood with the durability of high-tech materials
- Onboard 6.1-channel Acoustic Projection multi-speaker system for powerful sound projection, as well as Bluetooth playback from smartphone or tablet
- 2 x 6.3125″ Spatial speakers, 2 x 2″ Nearfield speakers, 2 x 6.3125″ Cabinet speakers, 1 x 9.875″ woofer
- 3D Ambience headphone technology with natural sound for private practice
- MIDI-over-Bluetooth connects you to a world of apps such as Roland’s Piano Partner 2
- 307 onboard sounds; 384 notes of polyphony
- Progressive damper pedal (continuous detection), Soft pedal (continuous detection/function assignable), Sostenuto pedal (function assignable)
- Lightweight and maintenance-free
- Includes piano bench
Specification: Roland GP609 Digital Grand Piano BLACK
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