Roland Verselab MV-1 Music Workstation
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Roland Verselab MV-1 Music Workstation

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Finish more music.

When inspiration strikes, VERSELAB helps you capture, refine, and finish your ideas. The fluid, hands-on workflow simplifies music making with modern vocal recording, pattern generators, thousands of ZEN-Core sounds, mastering effects, and more. Plug-and-play integration with Roland’s Zenbeats app expands your production capabilities using your computer or mobile device.

FEATURES

  • Finish complete songs with inspiring hands-on workflow
  • Use Roland's Zenbeats app, to turn your tablet into a touchscreen to control the MV-1
  • Record vocals with modern effects like Auto-Pitch, Harmonizer, and Doubler
  • Curated collection of over 3000 sounds for modern styles from the makers of the TR-808
  • 4x4 pads and TR-REC step sequencer for drums, basslines, and melodic parts
  • Songwriting tools and generators get you started and keep you flowing
  • Interface with your smartphone, tablet, or computer for easy file transfer
  • Plug-and-play integration with Roland Zenbeats app expands your production capabilities
  • High-quality mixing and mastering effects for pro results
  • Make music on the move with power via a mobile battery or USB
  • Built-in mic and XLR mic input with phantom power
  • Stereo ¼-inch I/O, dual headphones jacks, and MIDI I/O

From intro to outro.

If you’re a vocalist, beatmaker, or both, it’s easy to create complete songs with VERSELAB, regardless of your skill level. Move fluidly from ideas to beats, hooks, and your listeners’ ears with song templates, pattern generators, and a guided workflow that keeps you on track. Whether you’re just getting started, getting lost with too many options, or need to take a sledgehammer to writer’s block, VERSELAB is there to keep it moving.

Verselab on the desk
Recording vocals with the Verselab

Bars meet beats.

VERSELAB is designed for modern music making and vocal recording. The high-quality XLR mic input makes it easy to record vocals with built-in effects like Auto-Pitch, Harmonizer, Doubler and more. Just plug in a mic, dial in the sound, and go. With 16 easy access takes and the ability to copy them anywhere in your song, arranging is a snap.

Sounds from the source.

For songs to knock, you need the best sounds available. Roland’s sound has helped define hip-hop and other modern genres for decades, from the TR-808 to the SP-404. This sonic legacy is packed into VERSELAB, with over 3000 curated sounds that hit the spot.

Get more with ZEN-Core.

VERSELAB uses our most advanced sound engine—the ZEN-Core Synthesis System. It’s at the heart of our professional synthesizers and ensures top-notch sound quality. With Roland Cloud, you can expand the onboard library with thousands of new tones, including genre-specific Sound Packs to keep your music fresh.

Verselab on the desk with mic



Using Verselab with Zenbeats on tablet

Plug-and-play with Zenbeats.

With expanding plug-and-play Zenbeats integration, you can connect VERSELAB to your computer, tablet, or smartphone for another level of production capability. Enhance your workflow with faster tone editing, mix all tracks simultaneously, easily re-organize clips and sections, access all-in-one mastering FX control, and stem out projects for further production and refinement. Zenbeats will continue to upgrade the VERSELAB integration, so be on the lookout for new functionality!

  • Use your own device for an expansive, touch-friendly interface for VERSELAB
  • Makes production and mixing much faster and easier
  • Further develop and refine songs in Zenbeats
  • Works on all platforms
  • Easy to get started, cloud storage

Collab and connect.

VERSELAB is compact, portable, and can be powered by a mobile battery, so you can make tracks just about anywhere. Collaborate in person or remotely by sharing projects or tapping into the cloud storage features of Zenbeats. When your song is ready, mix and master directly from VERSELAB, then connect your mobile device and upload to your favorite music platform or social channels.

Two people collaborating with vocals and Verselab
Come experience the MV-1 at The Roland Store inside Bananas.

Free live training for the MV-1 is available

At Roland Cloud Academy when you register your product at www.roland.com/backstage. You can also book a 1-2-1 for free with our Roland Product Specialist at The Roland Store inside Bananas.

Roland Cloud Academy is an online learning platform providing free training courses for registered owners of Roland DJ controllers, TR-8S Rhythm Performer, and MC-101 + MC-707 GROOVEBOXES. In a series of live group video sessions, Roland’s top product specialists will guide you step-by-step through various product features and provide tips for studio creation, stage performance, and event production. With the benefit of Cloud Academy’s interactive online platform, instructors provide real-time responses to your questions submitted via live chat, voice, or webcam.

SPECIFICATIONS

General

  • Sound Generator: ZEN-Core (Tone, Drum Kit)
  • Track Type: Tone, Drum Kit, Looper (Audio Loop)
  • Tracks: 7 tracks and 1 vocal track
  • Sections: 16 sections
  • Vocal Take: 16 takes
  • Step Sequencer: Maximum Step: 128 steps
    * Available on a Tone or Drum Kit Track
  • Looper: Time Stretch, Pitch Shift
    * Available on a Looper Track
  • Display: 16 characters, 2 lines LCD (with backlit)
  • External Storage: SD card (SDHC supported) for saving Project Data and Audio Data
  • Maximum Polyphony
  • ZEN-Core: 128 voices (varies according to the sound generator load)
  • Looper: 8 (varies according to the available number of Looper track)
  • Vocal Take: 16 (varies according to the vocal take size)

Tones

  • Preset Tone: 3,000 or greater
  • Preset Drum Kit: 80 or greater
  • User Sample (as a Tone or Drum Kit): available by importing from SD card
  • Looper Sample (as a clip of Looper track): available by importing from SD card, recording via EXT IN/Tracks
    * Available total time for User Sample and Vocal take: 12 minutes in mono, 6 minutes in stereo (44.1 kHz)
    * Available format of User Sample: WAV 32--96 kHz/16-bit, 24-bit (mono, stereo)
    * Available total time for Looper Sample: Approx. 60 sec (44.1 kHz)
    * Available format of Looper Sample: WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit, 32-bit float (mono, stereo)

Effects

  • Track Multi-Effects: 90 types
  • Track EQ
  • Chorus/Delay: 9 types
  • Reverb: 7 types
  • Master Effects: 90 types
  • Master Compressor
  • Master EQ

Connectors

  • PHONES jacks: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type, Stereo miniature phone type
  • MIX OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
  • EXT IN (L/MONO/MIC, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
  • MIC IN: XLR type (phantom power: +48 V, 10 mA Max.)
  • MIDI (IN, OUT1) connectors
  • USB port: USB B type (Audio, MIDI)
  • DC IN jack

Power Supply

  • AC adaptor
  • Obtained via USB port (USB bus power)

Current Draw

  • 2,000 mA (AC adaptor)
  • 500 mA (USB bus power)

Accessories

  • Leaflet "Read Me First"
  • AC adaptor
  • SD card (installed in the product when shipped from the factory)
  • SD card protector

Size and Weight

  • Width: 13-15/16 inches (354 mm)
  • Depth: 8-3/16 inches (208 mm)
  • Height: 2-3/8 inches (60 mm)
  • Weight: 2 lbs 10 oz (1.165 kg)

Finish more music.

When inspiration strikes, VERSELAB helps you capture, refine, and finish your ideas. The fluid, hands-on workflow simplifies music making with modern vocal recording, pattern generators, thousands of ZEN-Core sounds, mastering effects, and more. Plug-and-play integration with Roland’s Zenbeats app expands your production capabilities using your computer or mobile device.

FEATURES

  • Finish complete songs with inspiring hands-on workflow
  • Use Roland's Zenbeats app, to turn your tablet into a touchscreen to control the MV-1
  • Record vocals with modern effects like Auto-Pitch, Harmonizer, and Doubler
  • Curated collection of over 3000 sounds for modern styles from the makers of the TR-808
  • 4x4 pads and TR-REC step sequencer for drums, basslines, and melodic parts
  • Songwriting tools and generators get you started and keep you flowing
  • Interface with your smartphone, tablet, or computer for easy file transfer
  • Plug-and-play integration with Roland Zenbeats app expands your production capabilities
  • High-quality mixing and mastering effects for pro results
  • Make music on the move with power via a mobile battery or USB
  • Built-in mic and XLR mic input with phantom power
  • Stereo ¼-inch I/O, dual headphones jacks, and MIDI I/O

From intro to outro.

If you’re a vocalist, beatmaker, or both, it’s easy to create complete songs with VERSELAB, regardless of your skill level. Move fluidly from ideas to beats, hooks, and your listeners’ ears with song templates, pattern generators, and a guided workflow that keeps you on track. Whether you’re just getting started, getting lost with too many options, or need to take a sledgehammer to writer’s block, VERSELAB is there to keep it moving.

Verselab on the desk
Recording vocals with the Verselab

Bars meet beats.

VERSELAB is designed for modern music making and vocal recording. The high-quality XLR mic input makes it easy to record vocals with built-in effects like Auto-Pitch, Harmonizer, Doubler and more. Just plug in a mic, dial in the sound, and go. With 16 easy access takes and the ability to copy them anywhere in your song, arranging is a snap.

Sounds from the source.

For songs to knock, you need the best sounds available. Roland’s sound has helped define hip-hop and other modern genres for decades, from the TR-808 to the SP-404. This sonic legacy is packed into VERSELAB, with over 3000 curated sounds that hit the spot.

Get more with ZEN-Core.

VERSELAB uses our most advanced sound engine—the ZEN-Core Synthesis System. It’s at the heart of our professional synthesizers and ensures top-notch sound quality. With Roland Cloud, you can expand the onboard library with thousands of new tones, including genre-specific Sound Packs to keep your music fresh.

Verselab on the desk with mic



Using Verselab with Zenbeats on tablet

Plug-and-play with Zenbeats.

With expanding plug-and-play Zenbeats integration, you can connect VERSELAB to your computer, tablet, or smartphone for another level of production capability. Enhance your workflow with faster tone editing, mix all tracks simultaneously, easily re-organize clips and sections, access all-in-one mastering FX control, and stem out projects for further production and refinement. Zenbeats will continue to upgrade the VERSELAB integration, so be on the lookout for new functionality!

  • Use your own device for an expansive, touch-friendly interface for VERSELAB
  • Makes production and mixing much faster and easier
  • Further develop and refine songs in Zenbeats
  • Works on all platforms
  • Easy to get started, cloud storage

Collab and connect.

VERSELAB is compact, portable, and can be powered by a mobile battery, so you can make tracks just about anywhere. Collaborate in person or remotely by sharing projects or tapping into the cloud storage features of Zenbeats. When your song is ready, mix and master directly from VERSELAB, then connect your mobile device and upload to your favorite music platform or social channels.

Two people collaborating with vocals and Verselab
Come experience the MV-1 at The Roland Store inside Bananas.

Free live training for the MV-1 is available

At Roland Cloud Academy when you register your product at www.roland.com/backstage. You can also book a 1-2-1 for free with our Roland Product Specialist at The Roland Store inside Bananas.

Roland Cloud Academy is an online learning platform providing free training courses for registered owners of Roland DJ controllers, TR-8S Rhythm Performer, and MC-101 + MC-707 GROOVEBOXES. In a series of live group video sessions, Roland’s top product specialists will guide you step-by-step through various product features and provide tips for studio creation, stage performance, and event production. With the benefit of Cloud Academy’s interactive online platform, instructors provide real-time responses to your questions submitted via live chat, voice, or webcam.

SPECIFICATIONS

General

  • Sound Generator: ZEN-Core (Tone, Drum Kit)
  • Track Type: Tone, Drum Kit, Looper (Audio Loop)
  • Tracks: 7 tracks and 1 vocal track
  • Sections: 16 sections
  • Vocal Take: 16 takes
  • Step Sequencer: Maximum Step: 128 steps
    * Available on a Tone or Drum Kit Track
  • Looper: Time Stretch, Pitch Shift
    * Available on a Looper Track
  • Display: 16 characters, 2 lines LCD (with backlit)
  • External Storage: SD card (SDHC supported) for saving Project Data and Audio Data
  • Maximum Polyphony
  • ZEN-Core: 128 voices (varies according to the sound generator load)
  • Looper: 8 (varies according to the available number of Looper track)
  • Vocal Take: 16 (varies according to the vocal take size)

Tones

  • Preset Tone: 3,000 or greater
  • Preset Drum Kit: 80 or greater
  • User Sample (as a Tone or Drum Kit): available by importing from SD card
  • Looper Sample (as a clip of Looper track): available by importing from SD card, recording via EXT IN/Tracks
    * Available total time for User Sample and Vocal take: 12 minutes in mono, 6 minutes in stereo (44.1 kHz)
    * Available format of User Sample: WAV 32--96 kHz/16-bit, 24-bit (mono, stereo)
    * Available total time for Looper Sample: Approx. 60 sec (44.1 kHz)
    * Available format of Looper Sample: WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit, 32-bit float (mono, stereo)

Effects

  • Track Multi-Effects: 90 types
  • Track EQ
  • Chorus/Delay: 9 types
  • Reverb: 7 types
  • Master Effects: 90 types
  • Master Compressor
  • Master EQ

Connectors

  • PHONES jacks: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type, Stereo miniature phone type
  • MIX OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
  • EXT IN (L/MONO/MIC, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
  • MIC IN: XLR type (phantom power: +48 V, 10 mA Max.)
  • MIDI (IN, OUT1) connectors
  • USB port: USB B type (Audio, MIDI)
  • DC IN jack

Power Supply

  • AC adaptor
  • Obtained via USB port (USB bus power)

Current Draw

  • 2,000 mA (AC adaptor)
  • 500 mA (USB bus power)

Accessories

  • Leaflet "Read Me First"
  • AC adaptor
  • SD card (installed in the product when shipped from the factory)
  • SD card protector

Size and Weight

  • Width: 13-15/16 inches (354 mm)
  • Depth: 8-3/16 inches (208 mm)
  • Height: 2-3/8 inches (60 mm)
  • Weight: 2 lbs 10 oz (1.165 kg)

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  • You understand and accept the risk and responsibility of your package once it is delivered.
  • Large items, overweight items may incur additional charges.
  • Certain delivery zones and homes with access issues may incur additional charges or may not qualify for delivery.
  • If the last inventory unit is located at our Santa Rosa store location, there may be a delivery delay that may take an additional business day to have it transferred down to our San Rafael

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