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Make a Song in Under 10 Minutes with the Roland VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio


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The Roland Verselab MV-1 Production Studio is an all-in-one solution that delivers everything needed to compose, record, and mix studio-quality music on the go. Powered by Roland's renowned ZEN-Core sound engine, the MV-1 provides 3,000 world-class sounds and lets users add optional sound packs for infinite creative possibilities. With its 16 velocity-sensitive pads, built-in mic, multiple mic/line inputs, and real-time vocal processing, the MV-1 makes vocal recording and beat production intuitive. Thanks to its compact, lightweight design and battery power, music makers can capture inspiration whenever and wherever creativity strikes. The MV-1 seamlessly integrates with Roland's Zenbeats app, expanding its capabilities through access to plug-in effects, virtual instruments, and music distribution platforms.

Premium Sound Quality in a Portable Package

Though small enough to fit in a backpack, the MV-1 delivers high-resolution sound quality worthy of any professional studio. Its ZEN-Core sound engine, derived from Roland's flagship keyboards and synthesizers, provides 3,000 musical sounds spanning a range of instruments and genres. Users can customize their sonic palette by purchasing optional ZEN-Core sound packs with new sounds. A premium mic preamp with +48V phantom power and an onboard condenser mic ensure high-quality vocal recording, while a variety of real-time effects—including pitch correction, harmonization, and doubling—provide dynamic vocal processing during live performance or music production.

Intuitive Beatmaking and Vocal Workstation

With its 4x4 grid of velocity-sensitive pads, the MV-1 offers an intuitive interface for creating and manipulating beats. Users can access a range of drum kits and percussion sounds, sequence rhythms, and adjust pad sensitivity to suit their playing style. The MV-1 also functions as a comprehensive vocal workstation, with 16 track takes that allow for comping the perfect vocal performance. Pads can be used to trigger vocal samples and one-shots on the fly during a live set or production session. For more complex productions, the MV-1's MIDI capabilities and line-level connections provide seamless integration with external gear.

Capture Creativity Anywhere, Finish Tracks Everywhere

Its compact, lightweight design—two pounds and 13" x 8"—provides portability for capturing inspiration wherever creativity strikes. Users can start a project on the MV-1, then open it as a Zenbeats session to finish tracks on their computer or mobile device, enhancing productions with virtual instruments, plug-in effects, and music distribution. With the MV-1, Roland has placed professional-level music production in the hands of all creators, enabling them to make radio-ready tracks whenever and wherever inspiration strikes.

Open Box Roland Verselab MV-1 Production Studio Level 1
Open Box Roland Verselab MV-1 Production Studio Level 1
Open Box Roland Verselab MV-1 Production Studio Level 1

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  • Finish complete songs with inspiring hands-on workflow
  • 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 0.25" I/O, dual headphones jacks and MIDI I/O

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  • Sound Generator: ZEN-Core (Tone, Drum Kit)
  • Track Type: Tone, Drum Kit, Looper (Audio Loop)
  • 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)
    • Tracks: 7 tracks and 1 vocal track
    • Sections: 16 sections
    • Vocal take: 16 takes
    • 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 (available total time for User Sample and Vocal take: 12 minutes in mono, 6 minutes in stereo (44.1kHz), available format of User Sample: WAV 32--96 kHz/16-bit, 24-bit (mono, stereo)
    • Looper Sample (as a clip of Looper track): available by importing from SD card, recording via EXT IN/Tracks (available total time for Looper Sample: Approx. 60 sec. (44.1kHz), available format of Looper Sample: WAV 44.1 kHz/16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit, 32-bit float (mono, stereo)
    • Track Multi-Effects: 90 types
    • Track EQ
    • Chorus/Delay: 9 types
    • Reverb: 7 types
    • Master Effects: 90 types
    • Master Compressor
    • Master EQ
    Step Sequencer
    • Maximum Step: 128 steps (available on a Tone or Drum Kit Track)
    • Time Stretch, Pitch Shift (available on a Looper Track)
    • 16 characters, 2 lines LCD (with backlit)
    External Storage
    • SD card (SDHC supported) for saving Project Data and Audio Data
    • PHONES jacks: Stereo 1/4" phone type, Stereo miniature phone type
    • MIX OUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4" phone type
    • EXT IN (L/MONO/MIC, R) jacks: 1/4" 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)
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    • 13-15/16" x 8-3/16" x 2-3/8"
    Weight (excluding AC adaptor)
    • 2 lb. 10 oz.