Summary: I bought the xp 30 as a beginner into the synth market. I was able to set it up out of the box to be controlled by my cakewalk software via midi and the included instrument file. I really enjoy all of the patches and they have good quality for the price.
Excerpt: 61 notes keyboard pretty nice, very light and very robust (construction of the 90 forces) Simple and beautiful. Connectors a bit but just enough for a second keyboard, polyphony is 64 voices which is very comfortable for this kind of instrument, pitch bend, and the bare minimum (sustain, midi, trape...
Excerpt: Like most Roland products, the menus are very detailed and suffisticated. You have to get used to them. Might take you a couple of hurs to figure out how to create your own patch from scratch. But it's a good thing if you are willing to sit and screw with it for a while.
Excerpt: 61-key keyboard very good, especially compared to what exists in this price range ... Featuring original extensions Sessions, techno and orchestral, so large amount of sounds available on. Variable quality depending on the bank but for the price should not be dreaming!