Roland RD-700 Owner's Manual

172 pages manual for Roland RD-700 Electronic Keyboard, Musical Instrument

Roland RD-700 Electronic Keyboard, Musical Instrument Manual

Manufacturer: Roland

Category of Device: Electronic Keyboard, Musical Instrument

Document: Roland RD-700 Owner's Manual, File Type: PDF

Count of Pages: 172

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 1 Page 1   Thank you, and congratulations on your choice of the Roland Digital Piano RD-700.   .   Copyright © 2001  ROLAND CORPORATION All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form  without the written permission of ROLAND CORPORATION. Before using this unit, carefully read the sections entitled: “IMPORTANT  SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” (p. 2), “USING THE UNIT SAFELY” (p. 3), and  “IMPORTANT NOTES” (p. 5). These sections provide important information concerning the proper operation of the unit. Addit...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 2 Page 2    CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN ATTENTION : RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE NE PAS OUVRIR CAUTION:   TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to pers...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 3 Page 3   3   USING THE UNIT SAFELY   001   • Before using this unit, make sure to read the  instructions below, and the Owner’s Manual. ..........................................................................................................   002b   • Do not open or perform any internal modifica- tions on the unit. (The only exception would be where this manual provides specific instructions which should be followed in order to put in place user-installable options; see p. 15.) .......................................

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 4 Page 4   4   014   • Protect the unit from strong impact.  (Do not drop it!) ..........................................................................................................   015   • Do not force the unit’s power-supply cord to share  an outlet with an unreasonable number of other devices. Be especially careful when using extension cords—the total power used by all devices you have connected to the extension cord’s outlet must never exceed the power rating (watts/amperes) for the extension c...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 5 Page 5   5   IMPORTANT NOTES   291b   In addition to the items listed under “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” and “USING THE UNIT SAFELY” on pages 2, 3 and 4, please read and observe the following:   Power Supply   301   • Do not connect this unit to same electrical outlet that is  being used by an electrical appliance that is controlled by an inverter (such as a refrigerator, washing machine, microwave oven, or air conditioner), or that contains a motor. Depending on the way in which the electrical appl...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 6 Page 6   6   Main Features   Progressive Hammer Action   The RD-700 features a “progressive hammer action,” a new and even more advanced form of Roland's popular keyboard hammer action that realistically reproduces the comfortable, natural touch of a grand piano. Basic percussive and damper functions are also improved, recreating the subtle changes in touch occurring between registers as you move across the keyboard. In addition, the progressive hammer action keyboard has been designed with consideration given to the envir...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 7 Page 7   7   Contents   USING THE UNIT SAFELY...................................................................................................................... 3IMPORTANT NOTES................................................................................................................................ 5   Main Features ............................................................................................................. 6 Panel Descriptions.............................................................................................

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 8 Page 8   8 Contents   Adding Breadth to the Sound (CHORUS knob) .................................................................................. 47Changing the Sound’s Pitch in Real Time (Bender/Modulation Lever).......................................... 48Adjusting the Level of the Sound’s Low, Mid, and High-Frequency Ranges (EQUALIZER)...... 48   Using the Convenient Functions in Performances............................................... 49   Creating Arpeggios from the Chords You Play ([ARPEGGIO]) ...........................

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 9 Page 9   9 Contents   Detailed Settings for Each Function ([EDIT]) ........................................................ 68   Parameters That Can Be Set.................................................................................................... 68   Setting Parameters ........................................................................................................................ 69   Making System Settings (System) .............................................................................................

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 10 Page 10   10 Contents   Making Arpeggio Settings (Arpeggio) .................................................................................... 83   How to Make Settings .................................................................................................................. 83Adjusting the Tempo (Tempo).................................................................................................... 84Selecting Parts to Play Arpeggios (Dest. Part) .............................................................................

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 11 Page 11   11 Contents   Appendices ..................................................... 99   Troubleshooting....................................................................................................... 99 Error Messages/Other Messages ......................................................................... 103 Effect/Parameter List ............................................................................................. 104 Tone List .................................................................................

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 12 Page 12   12   Panel Descriptions   Front Panel   1 VOLUME Slider   Adjusts the overall volume that is output from the rear panel OUTPUT jacks and PHONES jack (p. 25).   2 EQUALIZER   [ON/OFF]   Turns the equalizer on/off (p. 48).   [LOW] knob   Adjusts the sound's low-frequency range.   [MID] knob   Adjusts the sound's midrange frequencies.   [HIGH] knob   Adjusts the sound's high-frequency range.   3 REVERB knob   Adjusts the amount of reverb (p. 47).   4 CHORUS knob   Adjusts the amou...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 13 Page 13   13 Panel Descriptions 9 DISPLAY   This shows the Tone names and the values of various settings, etc (p. 32).   10 CURSOR [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ]   Press these to switch pages and to move the cursor (p. 33).   11 [DEC/NO], [INC/YES]/[ENTER]   This is used to modify values. If you keep on holding down one button while pressing the other, the value change accelerates. Use “ENTER” to finalize a value or execute an operation.   12 PART SELECT buttons   Selects the part for which the tone is to be selected (p. 44)...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 14 Page 14   14 Panel Descriptions   Rear Panel   1 GND Terminal   Connect using a grounded cable (optional) as conditions require. In some cases, depending on the environment in which the unit is installed, the surface of the panel may sometimes feel rough and grainy. This is due to an infinitesimal electrical charge, which is absolutely harmless. However, if you are concerned about this, connect the ground terminal with an external ground. When the unit is grounded, a slight hum may occur, depending on the particulars of your i...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 15 Page 15   15   Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Installing the Wave Expansion Board   Up to two optional Wave Expansion Boards (SRX Series) can be installed in the RD-700. Wave Expansion Boards store Wave data, Patches, and Rhythm Sets, and by equipping the RD-700 with these boards, you can greatly expand your sound palette.   Cautions When Installing an Wave Expansion Board   ●   To avoid the risk of damage to internal components that can be caused by static electricity, please carefully observe the following whenever y...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 16 Page 16   16 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Installing SRX Series Boards   1   Before installing any Wave Expansion Board, turn off the power on the RD-700 and all devices connected to it.   2   Refer to the following illustration of the RD-700’s rear panel, and remove the screws indicated. Then, remove the cover.   fig.Q-02.e   3   Insert the Wave Expansion Board connector into a connector for an SRX Series slot (SRX A or SRX B), while simultaneously inserting the board holders into the holes in the Wave...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 17 Page 17   17 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   4   Use the Installation Tool supplied with the Wave Expansion Board to turn the holders in the LOCK direction, so the board will be fastened in place.   fig.Q-06.e   5   Use the screws that you removed in step 2 to fasten the cover back in place. LOCK Installation tool RD-700_e.book 17 ページ 2004年4月26日 月曜日 午前11時54分 ...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 18 Page 18   18 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Checking the Installed Wave Expansion Boards   After installation of the Wave Expansion Boards has been completed, check to confirm that the installed boards are being recognized correctly.   fig.panel   1   Turn on the power, as described in    “Turning On the Power”     (p. 24).   2   Hold down EXPANSION [A] or [B] for several seconds.   The name of the installed wave expansion board appears in the display.   fig.LCD   The example here depicts wha...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 19 Page 19   19 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Installation de la carte d’extension Wave   (French language for Canadian Safety Standard)   Vous pouvez installer jusqu’à 2 cartes d’extension optionnelles dans le RD-700. Ces cartes d’extension mémorisant des données Wave, des morceaux et des ensembles rythmiques, elles vous permettront d’augmenter considérablement le timbre.   Precautions lors de l’installation de la carte d’extension Wave   ●   Veuillez suivre attentivement les instructions suivantes quand vous...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 20 Page 20   20 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Installer les cartes de série SRX   1   Avant d’installer une carte d’extension Wave, éteindre tous les appareils reliés au RD-700.   2   Détacher la plaque arrière en enlevant les vis indiquées sur le schéma suivant.   fig.Q-02.f   3   Insérer le connecteur de la carte dans un des créneaux pour la série SRX (SRX A, SRX B) tout en enfonçant les supports à carte dans les trous de celle-ci.   fig.Q-05.f Vis à enlever Carte d'extension Wave (serie S...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 21 Page 21   21 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   4   Pour tourner les supports en position LOCK (verrouillé), utilisez l’outil d’installation de la carte d’extension fournie à cet effet. De cette façon, la carte sera bien fixée à sa place.   fig.Q-06.f   5   Reposez le couvercle en remettant les vis enlevées (comme spécifié) à l’étape 2.   Vérification des cartes d’extension audio aprés installation    Lorsque l’installation des cartes d’extension audio est terminée, procéder à une véri...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 22 Page 22   22 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Connecting the RD-700 to External    Equipment   The RD-700 is not equipped with an amplifier or speakers. In order to produce sound, you need to hook up audio equipment such as a monitor speaker or a stereo set, or use headphones.   * Audio cables, MIDI cables, headphones, and expression pedals are not included.  Consult your Roland dealer if you need to purchase accessories such as these.   fig.00-05.e   1   Before you begin making connections, confirm the following...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 23 Page 23   23 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   2   Connect supplied AC power cable to the RD-700, and plug the other end into an AC power outlet.   3   Connect the RD-700 and the external device.   Use audio cables to connect audio equipment, such as an amp or speakers. Use MIDI cables to connect MIDI devices. If you are using headphones, plug them into the PHONES jack. Connect pedal switches or expression pedals as necessary.   Connecting Pedals   Connect the pedal included with the RD-700 to one of the Pedal jacks. When connec...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 24 Page 24   24 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Turning the Power On and Off   Once the connections have been completed, turn on power to your various devices in the order specified. By turning on devices in the wrong order, you risk causing malfunction and/or damage to speakers and other devices.   Turning On the Power   1   Before you switch on the power, turn the volume down all the way by rotating the VOLUME Slider.   Also completely turn down the volume of any connected audio device and other equipment.   fig.00-06...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 25 Page 25   25 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Turning Off the Power   1   Before you switch on the power, turn the volume down all the way by rotating the VOLUME Slider.   Also completely turn down the volume of any connected audio device and other equipment.   2   Turn off the power to connected external devices.   3   Press the lower portion of the [POWER] switch on the back of the RD-700.   The power is switched off. fig.00-07   Adjusting the Volume   fig.00-08   1   Adjust the volume using...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 26 Page 26   26 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Restoring the Factory Settings    (Factory Reset)   When using the RD-700 for the first time, start by returning the settings to their factory defaults so that the RD-700 operates as described in the procedures in the owner’s manual.   fig.panel   1   Press [EDIT], getting the indicator to light.   The Edit Menu screen appears.   fig.Editmenu2.eps_150   2   Press CURSOR [ ] to select “9.Utility.”   3   Press CURSOR [ ] to display the Edi...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 27 Page 27   27 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   fig.utility1.eps_150   4   Press CURSOR [ ] to select “Factory Reset All.”   5   Press CURSOR [ ].   A screen like the one shown below appears.   fig.utility1.eps_150   To cancel the Factory Reset, press [DEC/NO].   6   Press [INC/YES].   The confirmation message appears.   fig.LCD_150   To cancel the Factory Reset, press [DEC/NO].   7   Press [INC/YES] once again to start the Factory Reset operation.   During the execution, “Now, E...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 28 Page 28   28 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   Adjusting the Display Contrast    (LCD Contrast)   The characters in the display may be difficult to view immediately after turning on the power or after extended use; this may also be because of where and how the display is situated. Follow the steps below to adjust the display’s contrast.   fig.panel   1   Press [EDIT], getting the indicator to light.   The Edit Menu screen appears.   fig.Editmenu1.eps_150   2   Press CURSOR [ ] to select “0.Syste...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 29 Page 29   29 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   6   Press [EDIT] to make the indicator go dark.   You are returned to the Tone screen.   Tuning to Other Instruments’ Pitches    (Master Tune)   For a cleaner ensemble sound while performing with one or more other instruments, ensure that each instrument’s basic pitch is in tune with that of the other instruments. In general, the tuning of an instrument is indicated by the pitch in Hertz (Hz) of the middle “A” note. This matching of other instruments’ basic reference ...

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Roland RD-700 Manual Page 30 Page 30   30 Getting Ready   Getting Ready   4   Press CURSOR [ ] to move the cursor to the “Master Tune”  parameter.   5   Press [INC/YES] or [DEC/NO] to select the value (415.3–440.0–466.2).   6   Press [EDIT] to make the indicator go dark.   You are returned to the Tone screen. CONTROL 6 4 5 For faster value increases, keep [INC/YES] pressed down and press [DEC/NO]. For decreasing value faster, keep [DEC/NO] pressed down and press [INC/YES]. RD-700_e.book 30 ページ 20...

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