Super Powered Keyboard
Create astonishingly expressive music on a portable, super-powered keyboard. Touch and shape your sound on Seaboard Block's soft, pressure-responsive musical surface. Play a powerful standalone instrument — and extend its power by connecting to other Blocks.
iOS only app support
No Android support
Mac OSX 10.10+
Windows 7, 8 and 10
Expressive and expandable
5D Touch technology
24 keywave, two octave playing surface
Hundreds of sounds in NOISE and Equator Player
Desktop software included: Equator Player, Strobe2 Player and Tracktion Waveform 8
Wireless and portable
Connects to Seaboard Block and other ROLI BLOCKS
Every movement is musical
Searing solos, cinematic soundscapes, and simple sketches start with one moment of touch. Then the musical possibilities grow. Make music with Five Dimensions of Touch (5D Touch) on a uniquely responsive surface. Expression is at your fingertips, so you can bring any musical idea to life.
Explore hundreds of sounds from strings to synths
Seaboard Block comes with a huge library of sounds from string sections to glitched-out synths. Access your sounds on either mobile or desktop through included software, and add to your collection by purchasing soundpacks from renowned artists like Steve Aoki, RZA, and WondaGurl.
SWAM Saxophones by Audio Modeling
Lay down blazing funk solos or mellow jazz vibes with the extraordinarily expressive sounds of SWAM Saxophones. Get riffing on a selection of realistic alto, baritone, soprano and tenor sax instruments, all from the masters at Audio Modeling.
From stage to studio to everywhere in between
Perform with it on stage. Produce with it in your studio. Throw it in your bag and take it to the cafe — it’s as lightweight as a magazine. Seaboard Block is an incredibly versatile controller that suits any musical set-up, anywhere
Expand your instrument
Connect two Seaboard Blocks together through ROLI's magnetic BLOCKS DNA connectors. Or connect Seaboard Block to Lightpad Blocks, Live Blocks, Loop Blocks, or Touch Blocks — the other musical building blocks in the modular BLOCKS system. Seaboard Block is one piece of an instrument that grows with you.
Advanced music technology is more accessible than ever
Seaboard Block is the newest, smallest, most portable Seaboard, an award-winning family of instruments hailed as “the future of the keyboard.” Seaboard Block features ROLI's signature SEA interface technology, which integrates sensors and a silicone surface and makes every moment of touch musical.
8 NOISE Soundpacks.
Tracktion Waveform 8.
Max MSP License (Three Months).
USB-C to USB-A Cable.
Quick Start Guide.
One Year Full Warranty.
Dimensions and Weight
Width: 282mm (11 inches).
Height: 24.7mm (1 inch).
Depth: 141mm (5.5 inches).
Weight: 650g (1.43 pounds).
10 hour battery life.
4 hour charge time.
Connectivity / Ports
USB-C port (MIDI out and power).
Full MIDI compatibility over USB and Bluetooth LE.
4 DNA connectors.
15 meter Bluetooth range.
Mac OSX and iOS only.
Mac OSX 10.10+.
Windows 7, 8 and 10.
Intel Dual Core i5 2.5GHz+.
4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM recommended).
2 GB hard drive space.
Internet connection to register/download software.
Mobile & Tablet Requirements
iPhone 6 or newer.
iPad Air 2 or newer.
iPad Mini 4 or newer.
iPad Pro (9.7, 10.5 and 12.9 inches).
iOS 9.0 or above.
Google Pixel or Pixel 2 (Limited support).