Roland Lucina AX-09

Roland has announced the Lucina AX-09, a shoulder synthesizer.

Who says keyboardists need to hide behind their gear? Liberate yourself and roam free with the Lucina AX-09 Synthesizer. Lucina is compact, lightweight, and loaded with great sounds, all easily selectable with the onboard Category buttons. Plug in a USB stick and add backing tracks to your performances with the Audio Player function, or plug in an MP3/CD player and jam along with your favorite songs. This ultra-light synth is designed to fit all musicians — even kids. It’s super easy to use yet it packs a heavyweight musical punch with its stellar sounds and expressive controls.

Lucina AX-09 features

  • Stylish, lightweight, compact design.
  • Easy-to-use, intuitive user interface.
  • 150 high-quality sounds that cover a wide stylistic range.
  • 37-note velocity-sensitive keyboard, 128-voice polyphony.
  • External-In Jack and USB-Memory Audio Player Function (You can enjoy playing your favorite songs).
  • Runs on AC or battery power.

The Lucina AX-09 is scheduled to ship in May with a suggested retail price of $699 USD. In addition to standard Pearl White, premium Black Sparkle finish will also be available in 2010.

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