Roland RD-08 Digital Stage Piano

The RD-08 brings you legendary Roland RD piano performance in a lean, mean keyboard that’s easy to carry. Our most affordable RD to date delivers no-compromise sound and playability for professional gigging, supported by an intuitive interface for fast navigation in the heat of the moment. And with the upgradeable design, you can add even more sounds and features as your needs evolve.

SKU RD-08 Category Tag

Description

Renowned RD performance.
Used by everyone from weekend warriors to top touring pros, Roland RD pianos have been the leading choice of stage musicians since 1986. The RD-08 makes this acclaimed heritage accessible in a budget-friendly instrument with core RD features, along with an upgrade path to expand the instrument’s range whenever the time is right for you.

Premium pianos—and more.
Backed by Roland’s SuperNATURAL technology, the RD-08 is filled with dynamic, characterful acoustic and electric pianos for boundless expression on stage and in the studio. You also get a vast selection of organs, synths, strings, and other sounds to tackle any musical style, driven by the same ZEN-Core sound engine found in our latest flagship synthesizers.

Outstanding playability.
The RD-08 offers best-in-class playability crafted from over four decades of Roland piano development. The PHA-4 88-note keyboard features weighted hammer action and Ivory Feel keys for an authentic grand feel, realized with innovative design elements that reduce the instrument’s weight without compromising the feel or performance.

Gig with confidence.
Like all RD pianos, the RD-08’s efficient panel keeps you focused on playing and creating. Top-level buttons provide fast access to sound selection, transpose, and other functions, while four multi-function knobs offer hands-on control of layers, effects, EQ, and more. All your keyboard tweaks can be saved within Scene memories, ready for recall with just a touch while performing.

Ready for everything.
The RD-08 is an ideal stage piano for active players. The friendly weight and streamlined dimensions make it easy to move, while the rugged build will hold up to years of heavy use. Built-in stereo speakers project rich, room-filling sound, eliminating the need for an external amplifier while practicing at home, playing at rehearsals, and performing in small venues.

System expansion with the RD-08 Upgrade.
The RD-08 is primed to support your ambitions as future performance needs grow. Available with a one-time Lifetime Key purchase on Roland Cloud, the value-packed RD-08 Upgrade complements the factory feature set with a host of new additions.

SuperNATURAL Acoustic Piano 3—An all-new concert piano title from our premium SuperNATURAL Expansion series.

MainStage Support—Seamless integration with Apple’s popular performance software allows you to combine RD sounds with virtual instruments, create zones, and more.

Wave Expansion Slots—Grow your core sound options with two virtual slots for Wave Expansions on Roland Cloud.

USB Expansion—Adds USB audio interface capabilities for working with music production software on computers.

Brand

Roland

Features

Authentic RD stage piano with a streamlined design and expandable features
Intuitive interface for fast navigation
Light and compact for easy transport and setup
World-class playability with 88-note weighted-action PHA-4 keyboard and Ivory Feel
Acclaimed SuperNATURAL pianos and electric pianos ported from the RD-2000 and RD-88
ZEN-Core engine with over 3000 additional sounds, including organs, synths, strings, brass, and more
Room-filling onboard stereo speaker system
Expand the instrument’s sounds and features with the RD-08 Upgrade available on Roland Cloud

Specifications

Keyboard
Keyboard
88 keys (PHA-4 Standard Keyboard: with Escapement and Ivory Feel)
Sound Generator
Sound Generator
ZEN-Core
SuperNATURAL Piano
SuperNATURAL E.Piano
Parts
3 parts
Tones
Scene: 100
Tone: Over 3,000
Effects
Zone Multi-effects: 3 systems, 90 types
Zone EQ: 3 systems
Zone Tone Color: 3 systems
Scene Multi-effects (IFX): 90 types
Sympathetic Resonance
Chorus/Delay: 8 types
Reverb: 6 types
Master Compressor
Master EQ
Input Reverb
Input EQ
Other
Functions
Favorite
Song Player
Metronome
Controllers
Assignable Wheel x 2
Control knob x 4
Master Volume knob
Damper Pedal
Assignable Pedal x 2
Rated Power Output
6 W x 2
Speakers
Full Range 12 cm x 2
Tweeter 2 cm x 2
Display
Graphic LCD 128 x 64 dots
External Storage Device
USB flash drive
Connectors
PHONES jack: stereo 1/4-inch phone type
OUTPUT jacks (L/MONO, R): 1/4-inch phone type
MIC INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
LINE INPUT jack: Stereo miniature phone type
Pedal (DAMPER, FC1, FC2) jacks: TRS phone type
MIDI OUT jack
USB FOR UPDATE port: USB A ( Mass Storage)
USB COMPUTER port: USB B (Class Compliant for MIDI)
DC IN jack
Power Supply
DC 12 V: AC adaptor
Current Draw
1,500 mA
Accessories
Owner’s manual
Leaflet “USING THE UNIT SAFELY”
AC adaptor
Power cord
Pedal Switch
Options (sold separately)
Stand (KS-13, KS-11Z)
Pedal (DP-2, DP-10, EV-5, RPU-3)
Carrying Bag: (CB-B88V2)
Size and Weight
Width
1,284 mm
50-9/16 inches
Depth
258 mm
10-3/16 inches
Height
159 mm
6-5/16 inches
Weight
13.5 kg / 29 lbs 13 oz (excluding AC adaptor)