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Aerophone GO Digital Wind Instrument - Graphite

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Aerophone GO Digital Wind Instrument - Graphite

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Explore the inspirational world of wind instruments

Roland's Aerophone GO is a digital wind instrument that offers the opportunity to play the sounds of multiple wind instruments using the expressive woodwind-style mouthpiece and fingering of the saxophone. There are 11 expressive instruments on board including a variety of sax sounds. You can play them anywhere, thanks to battery operation and a built-in speaker. And you can practice whenever you like, by connecting a set of headphones. Wirelessly connect your smartphone and you can access extra sounds, play along with your favourite songs or start an ensemble performance with up to six friends. If you've always wanted to play the saxophone (or flute, clarinet, and many more) Aerophone GO gives you everything you need to start...and keep on going.


• 11 onboard tones including four sax variations, flute, clarinet, violin, plus 50 sounds available when using Aerophone Plus app
• Headphones let you play anytime without disturbing other people
• Play anywhere with battery operation and onboard speakers
• Easy-to-carry, weighing just 1 lb. 9 oz./695 g comes with dedicated soft case
• Play along with your favourite songs stored on your smartphone, using Bluetooth audio
• Play with up to six friends using Aerophone GO Ensemble smartphone app for iOS or Android devices
• Compatible with traditional sax fingering and instantly transposable to any key with no fingering stress
• Mouthpiece features sensitive breath sensor with reed structure for authentic playing feel and control over techniques like vibrato and pitch

Play anytime, anywhere
Aerophone GO is highly portable, with four rechargeable NI-MH (AA) batteries that let you play anywhere. The built-in speaker delivers high-quality sound wherever you want to play, without needing external speakers and connections. And using headphones means you can play any time of the day or night without disturbing family or neighbors; just choose a sound, set the volume and start playing. Weighing 1 lb. 9 oz./695 g, Aerophone GO is a great travel partner too and comes with a soft case for your musical adventures.

Smartphone apps make it quicker to learn your favourite song
As a standalone instrument, Aerophone GO offers inspiring sounds, portability and the option of playing with headphones. And when you use Bluetooth to wirelessly connect with your smartphone, things become even more exciting. Aerophone GO Plus is a free app that lets you play along with favourite songs from your smartphone, offering several ways to learn specific songs including slowing the tempo of the playback song, or looping a section of the song so you can study it in detail. Using the app gives access to an additional 50 sounds, covering an even wider range of musical genres and you can even adjust various performance settings including the sensitivity of breath control and the bite sensor, as well as the customization of fingering type.

Ensemble, assemble!
The Aerophone GO Ensemble app lets up to seven Aerophone GO players perform together wirelessly. Once connected to this free app, each group member can access 19 sounds on the smartphone, and each musician can choose a different sound. The sound from the group is mixed in the smartphone, and by connecting a small monitor speaker (such as the battery-powered Roland Cube Street EX) everyone can hear and react to the resulting ensemble perfect for street performances, jam sessions or classroom learning.

*Available for iOS and Android devices
*11 onboard sounds on the Aerophone GO are not available when you use this app

Supports traditional sax fingering and authentic breath control
Aerophone GO is a great choice for anyone learning a wind instrument, but it's also compatible with traditional sax and recorder fingering, so experienced players can use familiar playing techniques. A sensitive mouthpiece-mounted breath sensor also functions as a bite sensor, supporting expressive techniques like vibrato and pitch. Beginners can enjoy playing the onboard sounds right away, while more experienced performers will appreciate that they can play Aerophone GO without having to learn a new fingering system or adapt their existing technique.

Get to grips with note transposition
If you want to play the saxophone, understanding transposition is essential. The sax is a transposing instrument, which means that the key in which you play sounds different to what's written on the music score. For example, if a guitarist, pianist and a saxophonist are jamming in the key of C, the sax will be playing the key of A for an alto sax, or D for a tenor sax. The Aerophone GO's Transpose function makes it easier to transpose between what you're reading, what you're playing and what you're hearing.


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Excellent concept instrument. Overall design very good 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

Product Experience   I own it
Closest Store   Victoria, British Columbia
Drainage of accumulated condensation still a problem, giving a "burbling" sound after a few hours playing, so some refinement needed in next model.
Fingering layout well thought out, and adaptable. Sax and flute players should find this especially easy to play. Bite sensor not as reliable as the AE10, and best switched off.
Size and weight ideal for travel and practice.
Posted by Tim on May 3, 2019
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Great instrument and very versatile 5 of 5 customers found this review helpful

Product Experience   I own it
Closest Store   Winnipeg (Pembina), Manitoba
I play in an amature band, rhythm guitar, banjo and harmonica. More than fifty years back I played the clarinet in High School. Today our band needed somthing, like a sax, flute, or violin. I picked up the Aerophone Go by Roland. I was amazed how easy it was to get a feeling for this instrument. The button keys, breath control adjustment, veriety of sounds and especially being able to changing to any key on the fly, made it very easy to add this to our sets. The Aerophone 10 may be great for the professional, but this one is my pal. It didn't take long to adjust to the fingering of a sax vs a clarinet. I am extreamy happy with this, and I won't ever return it. If you haven't played for a while, get it you'll love it.
Ken Tarte
Posted by Ken Tarte on Oct 20, 2018
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