E-X30

Arranger Keyboard

E-X30
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The Perfect Portable Keyboard to Start Your Music Life

When you have a burning ambition to be a musician, learning to play a keyboard is an ideal first step. Created by Roland, a brand that’s acclaimed by professionals around the world for its reliability, quality, and expression, the E-X30 is the perfect first instrument for any aspiring young player. The E-X30’s high-quality piano sounds are well suited for musical skill development, where traditional tones are always required. Going further, this keyboard also offers alternative onboard sounds, including a variety of ethnic sounds for performing local music styles anywhere in the world. Even solo practice is inspiring with the E-X30— the built-in arranger and MP3 audio playback let you play along with full musical accompaniment, preparing you for your first band or orchestra experience.

*The E-X30 is distributed in limited countries.

Pro onboard piano tones keep you inspired and improving.

There’s nothing more discouraging for a first-time pianist than flat tone and lifeless feel. But when a young player has professional tones and a responsive keyboard at their fingertips, the buzz will keep them inspired and keen to progress. Despite its affordable price, the Roland E-X30 comes with an onboard selection of the same rich, responsive tones that you’ll find in our renowned digital pianos and synths, which are used daily by top professional performers around the world. The traditional piano tones are ideal for music learning and practicing. And with further tone settings that suit classical, pop, rock, jazz, and ethnic music, you can perform any style with clarity, confidence, and expression.

Arranger and MP3 playback features make practice immersive and fun.

While solo practice on a traditional acoustic piano can feel isolating and dull, you’ll always look forward to sitting down at the Roland E-X30, thanks its engaging arranger and MP3 audio playback features. Even if you’ve never performed with other musicians, you’ll quickly gain confidence by playing along with favorite songs and creating dynamic, full-band sounds simply by playing melody with the right hand and chords with the left. It’s the fun way to boost your sense of rhythm and technique—without the grind of regimented practice.

Play ethnic music styles from around the world.

If you need to play traditional local music styles, the E-X30 includes a variety of ethnic instrument sounds and over 100 music styles for accompaniment. Sounds from Asia, Brazil, and the Middle East are available, and you can store favorite sound and music style combinations for instant recall. There’s also a scale tuning feature for performing oriental styles, with the ability to store 12 different custom setups for quick access while performing.

Portable design, onboard speakers, and battery operation let you make music anywhere.

When you want to pop over to a friend’s house for a quick musical jam, the last thing you want is to struggle carrying a bulky, heavy instrument. While an 88-key digital piano typically weighs over 15 kg and takes a lot of effort to transport, the Roland E-X30 sets you free. With its manageable size and portable 6.2 kg weight, it’s a breeze to move this keyboard around your home, and equally easy to stow in a car or carry on public transport. And with battery operation and onboard speakers, you have the freedom to get out and entertain at a garden party, perform on the street, or practice in the park. There’s even a built-in mic input, making it simple to plug in and sing along.

The trusted brand that’s chosen by the world’s musicians, from hobbyists to touring pros.

Buying a keyboard is a big investment, and nothing gives you greater peace of mind than choosing a brand whose products are respected around the world. Roland’s renowned electronic instruments include digital stage pianos, synths, and electronic drums, and our range has won acclaim from musicians at every level of the industry, from beginner to professional. Since 1972, our mission has been to help musicians enrich their lives with music. When you see the Roland logo on the E-X30, you can rest assured that it’s the mark of quality, expressiveness, creativity, and durability.

Keyboard
Keyboard
61 keys (with velocity)
Sound Generator
Maximum Polyphony
256 voices
Parts
16 parts
Wave Memory
128 MB
Tones
Tones: 433 + 256 (GM2)
Drum Sets: 8 + 9 (GM2)
Effects
Reverb: 10 types
Chorus: 8 types
Transpose
-12–+12 (in semitones)
Octave
-2–+2
Arranger
Tempo
30–280
Styles
347 styles
One Touch Setting
4 settings/styles
with Tempo/Tone/Style/Transpose lock functions
Controls
START/STOP, SYNC START, INTRO/ENDING, FILL A, FILL B, FADE, CHORD
Scale Tunings
Scale Recall
12 user scale memories
User Scale Buttons
Instant quarter-tone tuning of each note of a scale (C–B)
Adjustable tuning range (-50–+50 cent) for each button
Tunings can also be saved to user program memories.
MP3 Pads
MP3 Pads
12 pads for MP3 playbacker via USB memory
Metronome
Beat
0, 2–9
Song
Internal Songs
160 songs
Recording
10 songs
MP3 playback
Yes
Other
Rated Power Output
10 W + 10 W
Speakers
Speakers: 10 cm (4 inches) x 2
Tweeters: 2.5 cm (1 inch) x 2
Controllers
Pitch bend wheel
Display
Custom LCD
Connectors
PHONES jack: stereo 1/4-inch phone type
OUTPUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
MIC INPUT jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
SUSTAIN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
USB Computer port: USB B type
USB Memory port: USB A type
DC IN jack
Power Supply
AC adaptor or Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 6
*Carbon-zinc batteries cannot be used.
Battery Life for Continuous Use
Alkaline batteries (AA, LR6): Approximately 2 hours
*This figure will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Current Draw
2 A
Accessories
Owner's Manual
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
AC adaptor
Music rest
Options (sold separately)
Pedal switch: DP series
Size and Weight
Width
956 mm
37-11/16 inches
Depth
360 mm
14-3/16 inches
Height
133 mm
5-1/4 inches
Weight (excluding AC adaptor)
6.2 kg
13 lbs 11 oz

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Support

If you have questions about operating your Roland product, please check our Knowledge Base for answers to the most common questions.
You can also contact our Product Support department by phone or email.
In addition, we have a library of Owner’s Manuals and Support Documents that you can download and reference.

Owner's Manuals