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Roland A-500PRO

Roland A-500PRO

  • SKU: W-MKB063W
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Roland A-500PRO, USB Controller Keyboard

Professional 49-key USB Controller for Mac or PC

If you're looking for a keyboard controller that you can use in the studio, on-stage, or anywhere you feel inspired, look no further than the A-500PRO. Combining the best of Roland engineering with Cakewalk's legendary ease-of-use, the A-500PRO has the features and feel you need to get the most out of your music performances and productions. The A-500PRO is the perfect keyboard for use with a wide variety of software on Mac or PC including Ableton Live, Cubase, FL Studio, Garage Band, Logic, Nuendo, Pro Tools, SONAR and the included Production Plus Pack. Best of all, the A-500PRO is easy to set up - if you can plug-in a USB Cable, you'll be making music in no time at all.

  • 49 Velocity-sensitive keys
  • Inspiring feel & response for serious players
  • 45 assignable controls: knobs, sliders, buttons, transport & more
  • 8 Dynamic Pads for finger drumming & MIDI triggering
  • Sure-grip Pitch Bend/Modulation Stick
  • Expand playability with Sustain & Expression Pedals (available separately)
  • USB Bus Powered'no AC adaptor required
  • Durable Roland-quality manufacturing & craftsmanship
  • Ready to play with 3 included virtual instruments
  • Works with any DAW on Mac or PC
  • Supports Windows 7 & Mac OS X Snow Leopard

  • 49 keys (with velocity and channel aftertouch)
  • Pads (A1-A8, Buttons (B1-4, L1-L9)
  • Knobs (R1-R9)
  • Sliders (S1-S9)
  • Foot Pedals (P1, P2)
  • Mod/Pitch Stick (BEND, MOD)
  • Keyboard Aftertouch (AFTERTOUCH)
  • Backlit 16 x 2 character LCD
Left Side Panel:
  • Power Switch (USB Bus/OFF/DC IN)
  • MIDI Merge Switch (ON/OFF)
Connection Jacks:
  • Hold Pedal: 1/4 inch phone
  • Expression Pedal: 1/4 inch TRS phone
MIDI Connectors: (IN, OUT)
  • USB Connector
  • DC IN
Power Supply:
  • USB Bus Power or DC 9 V (AC Adaptor, sold separately)
Current Draw:
  • 300 mA (AC Adaptor)
  • 300 mA (USB Bus Power)
  • mm: 838.9 (W) - 250.8 (D) - 91.4 (H)
  • inches: 33-1/16 (W) - 9-7/8 (D) - 3-5/8(H)
  • 3.8 kg / 8 lbs 7 oz
System Requirements:


OS: Microsoft' Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP SP2** or later
Computer: Windows-compatible computer equipped with a USB 1.1 port
CPU: Intel-compatible Processors 1GHz or higher
Memory: 512MB or higher
Hard Disk: 100MB or more free space

**This product does not support Windows XP Media Center Edition or XP Professional x64.


OS: Mac OS X v10.4 or later
Computer: Apple Macintosh series with on-board USB port
CPU: Intel Processor or PowerPC G4 1GHz or higher
Memory: 512MB or higher
Hard Disk: 100MB or more free space

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