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Classic digital organ
The C-330 Classic Organ is compact yet feature rich. With a newly designed dual-manual tracker-action keyboard and concave pedalboard, it offers incredibly authentic pipe-organ sound, touch, and spatial ambience in a space-saving cabinet. It’s a dream come true for hobbyists, music students, and serious performers alike who want cathedral-size sound without requiring a cathedral-size space.
High-quality sound from the Rodgers/Roland library
Newly designed concave pedalboard and dual-manual tracker-action keyboard
Compact design, just 1,270mm (W) x 910mm (D) x 1,319mm (H) including music rest and pedalboard
RSS ambience system provides the grand reverberation of a cathedral
Compact satellite speakers reproduce the spatial depth of pipes emanating from the walls and ceiling
Instant switching between classical tunings, baroque pitch, etc.
Voice Pallets for each stop, from baroque to romantic
Built-in recorder for recording and storing performances
Close your eyes, play, and you won?t believe that the lush, grand sound you?re hearing isn?t coming from cathedral pipes. With Rodgers highly acclaimed voice engine onboard, the C-330 offers gorgeous tone with highly flexible pipe-voicing capability, Windchest panning, and controls for Warmth, Presence, Chiff, and more. Every custom setting you make can be conveniently stored to USB memory.
Great sound is only half of the story. The C-330 is appointed with a newly designed dual manual tracker-action keyboard (61 keys) and parallel concave pedalboard (30 pedals). The result is an authentic pipe-organ feel, with a smooth, quiet action that’s both responsive and comfortable to play.
RSS Ambient Sound
The C-330 is equipped with a 4-channel digital amplifier and a patented RSS ambience engine for a rich, spatial sound. Hands-on controls are provided for instantly controlling the balance of the main speakers, the satellite speakers, and the reverb. With RSS technology, you can smoothly change the room size, wall type, and reverb depth to create the perfect ambience.
Versatile Practice & Performance
The C-330 can be used in a wide variety of environments, such as wedding parlors, churches, and concert halls, but it can also bring the joy of playing in a cathedral directly into your home. Play through the built-in speaker system for cathedral-like sound, use the external outputs to plug into a PA, or use headphones for private practice, giving you the ability to play day or night without disturbing the surrounding environment.
The baroque was the period in which J. S. Bach, the father of music, wrote his many masterpieces. This was also when organ culture blossomed. Many types of organs were developed during this period ¢ from positive organs, with small bodies and elegant tones, to pipe organs that filled large cathedrals with colossal sound. The music of the era had a miraculous beauty, and Roland’s vision was to bring these rich organ tones closer to our modern lives. Based on this vision, Roland proudly presents its classical organ C-330.
Enjoy larger-than-life performance in a compact instrument
The C-330 delivers grand, magnificent sound that defies its compact size. Its body is only 53.7cm deep (91cm deep including pedalboard). It features a dual-manual keyboard with 61 keys each plus 30 footpedals in a parallel-concave configuration. With a wide variety of high-quality organ tones, the C-330 sets the bar high for sound and performance. Experience pipe-organ power and performance whenever inspiration strikes.
Keyboard touch is true to real pipe organ
The keyboard faithfully reproduces the key touch of tracker-actions that are widely used in pipe organs. Capable of conveying the subtlest nuances created by differences in touch, the keyboard perfectly responds to the performers? emotions and sensitivities. The keyboard even reproduces the resistance from air pressure that occurs immediately before the pallet opens when a key is pressed, as well as the releasing sensation when it opens.
What is a tracker-action?
It is a type of keyboard action that was developed in the Baroque period. This mechanism makes use of the principle of leverage, pulling a thin wooden rod (tracker) when a key is pressed down,thereby opening the pallet (valve) to send air into the pipe. This action has been popular among organists for its quick response, and is currently the primary type of action in organ keyboards.
The ultimate organ sound – delicate and expressive
At the heart of C-330 is Roland’s newly developed sound module that faithfully reproduces the elements that make up the tone of acoustic pipes, including air pressure sent from the wind chest, slight variations in pitch that create full-bodied harmonies, and undulations produced by pipes as they generate sound. Creates natural and real tones. Enables phrasings that have been difficult to reproduce in the past, such as variations in how attack and decay respond to subtle differences in touch. Dramatically more expressive.
Includes a variety of organ tones from different periods and countries
Pipe organs are known by different names and have different styles of pipes depending on their period and region. A variety of organ pieces have been written for these specific styles. The organ tones onboard the C-330 each come with four variations (Voice Pallets) covering a wide range of styles and tastes. Enjoy on a variety of different organs ranging from Baroque organs of the 17th and 18th centuries, on which Bach wrote his masterpieces, to large romantic organs that were used in concerts in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Bring the sound of the Cathedrals to your living room with Roland’s proprietary RSS ambience system
The rich, full tone of pipe organs is created by sounds reverberating inside a building. Such tone is generated by a powerful musical instrument, of which the room itself is a part. This is what Roland’s RSS* ambience system reproduces. Users simply define the location, or parameters such as wall material, to create the realistic reverberations of a cathedral, stone church, or concert hall.
*RSS: Roland Sound Space
Easily switch to pitches and classical temperaments that are characteristic of classical instruments
Supports four types of pitches, including the Baroque pitch, that are characteristic of classical instruments, as well as equal temperament and eight classical temperaments. Transform the instrument with the touch of a button, and perform different pieces in the tuning used during that specific period. The C-330 also offers an easy way to fine-tune its pitch to match other instruments.
True pipe organ power. Surround the audience with cascading sound
The rich reverberation created by vibrating pipes creates a powerful, multi-sensory sound. These unique tones are the result of pipes that are custom designed and fine-tuned for each location. The C-330 makes it easy to reproduce these coveted tones in your home. Install the included satellite speakers in the ceiling or on the wall to create a soundscape that sounds as if real pipes. You can feel the cascading tones and rich, vibrant sound as you play.
Use shortcuts to make basic settings. Easy to customize
The C-330 features shortcuts to help you access essential settings without complex operations. By simply pressing the SET piston (button) and touching the item that you wish to configure, you can bring up the related settings on the main LCD. For example, if you want to change the pitch, you would press SET and touch the keyboard; the “Pitch/Tuning” screen will appear.
Equiped with a recorder
Supports USB memory
The C-330 is equipped with a built-in recorder for recording and playing back your performance. You can store your performance on the unit itself or on USB memory.* You can also store combinations of your favorite tones on USB memory.
*Roland’s USB Flash Memory key recommended.
Size and Weight ( Total of Console and Pedalboard ) Width 1,270 mm50 inches Depth 910 mm35-7/8 inches Height 1,319 mm51-15/16 inches Weight 109.8 kg242 lbs. 2 oz. Size and Weight ( Bench ) Width 1,350 mm53-3/16 inches D
Keyboard – Manual-I: 61 keys (C2-C7, Tracker action),
Manual-II: 61 keys (C2-C7, Tracker action),
Pedal: 30 keys (C2-F4, Parellel Concave)
Stops – Total 33 Stops,
Manual-I: 9 Tablets 2 (User/MIDI Couplers),
Manual-II: 10 Tablets 2 (User/MIDI Couplers),
Pedal: 8 Tablets 2 (User/MIDI Couplers),
4 Voice Palette each: Total 108 voices,
USER/MIDI Voice: 74 Voices,
Total: 182 Voices
Coupler – Manual Coupler: I/P, II/P, II/I,
Melody Coupler: 1 (Piston),
Bass Coupler: 1 (Piston),
USER/MIDI Coupler: 6 (2 for each division)
Tremulant (Tablet) – Manual-I, Manual-II 1 each: Total 2
Registration – Piston: 5 X 20 Memory Banks Total 100
Piston – Total 15: SET, 1 – 5, M-, M , NEXT, BASS, MEL, STOP, PLAY/PAUSE, REC, 0
Effect – RSS Reverb
Controls – 4 Knobs: [Master Volume] knob, [Reverb] knob, [Satellite Volume] knob (Select/Menu), [Value/Exit Menu] knob
Key Transpose – -6 to 5 (semitone steps)
Temperament – 9 types (Equal, Werckmeister III, Kirnberger I/III, Vallotti, Meantone D#/Eb, Pythagorean, Modern Bach)
Pitch – 4 types (392 Hz/415 Hz/440 Hz/465 Hz)
Master Tuning – /-50 cents
Song Recorder – Tracks: 1,
Tempo: Quarter note = 20 – 240,
Piston: STOP, PLAY/PAUSE, REC
Storage Media – USB Flash Memory
Pedal – Expression Pedal: 1,
Kick Switch: 2
Speakers – Woofer 20 cm x 2, Tweeter 5 cm x 2, Satellite Speakers 12 cm x 2
Connectors – Phones jack (Stereo), Output jacks (L/Mono, R), Input jacks (L/Mono, R), MIDI connectors (In, Out), External Memory connector (USB Flash Memory connector), Satellite Speaker (Dedicated Connector), AC Inlet
Power Supply – AC 117 V, 230 V, 240 V
Power Consumption – 120 W
Cabinet Finish – Simulated Light Oak
Accessories – Satellite Speakers (with two screws for wall mounting), Power Cord, Pedalboard (PDB-11PC) *separate carton, Bench (BNC-33) *separate carton, Cover (included in the bench), Owner’s manual, Quick manual, Demo song list, Assembling leaflet (included in the bench & Pedalboard)
Options – Stereo Headphones, USB Flash Memory: M-UF1G/M-UF2G