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Roland R-05 - WAVE/MP3 Recorder

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R-05

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Affordable Pocket Recorder with Advanced Features

The compact R-05 is easy to use, affordable, and packed with big-ticket features that raise the bar in its price class. Experience crystal-clear 24/96 capture, enhanced recording and editing features, and extended battery life (over 16 hours per charge). On stage, in rehearsal, at school, on the street, in the boardroom whenever inspiration strikes, let the R-05 capture the moment with convenience and quality.

- High-quality stereo recording (24-bit / 96kHz) with the built-in stereo mic or external input
- Records directly to SD card with extended battery life (over 30 hours continuous playback, over 16 hours continuous recording)
- Record 16-bit WAV and MP3 files simultaneously
- Strong, attractive metallic exterior
- Onboard editing functions; built-in reverb
- Music-practice features (change tempo without changing pitch, loop playback, etc.)
- Auto record start, auto song split, auto level adjust
- Pre Record function (captures 2 seconds of audio that precedes pressing REC)
- Use as a high-quality portable audio player (plays WAV and MP3 files)
- Windscreen and tripod mount included

Affordable Pocket Recorder with Advanced Features

24/96 Recording
The R-05 provides pristine, uncompressed stereo recording directly to SD card up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution. Whether recording directly with the built-in stereo mic or capturing sounds from an externally connected microphone or stereo line input, youll be impressed with the R-05s detail and clarity. And for worry-free recording, the convenient Rehearsal mode ensures that you wont overload the input.

Onboard Editing
Even though the R-05 integrates fluidly with computers via USB 2.0, this new-generation recorder doesnt require a PC for editing. For speed and convenience, you can trim, divide, and combine within the R-05. And for those whod like to apply a high-gloss finish to their recordings, the R-05 is equipped with built-in reverb.

Rehearsal Mode
In a rehearsal studio, you can make clear recordings of your band, even at high volume levels. The R-05 can automatically set the optimum recording level, and can split the songs for you automatically. Its also possible to simultaneously record a high-quality WAV file for CD production and an MP3 file for file sharing.

Music-Practice Partner
The R-05 can help you practice your instrument or vocals. You can repeatedly loop a specified region of audio, or change the playback speed without changing the pitch. You can play back a difficult phrase slowly or play back at high speed to grasp the overall structure of a song in a short time.

For Non-Musicians Too!
Musicians will naturally gravitate to the R-05, but this portable recorder is great for many non-musical applications as well. Record lectures, speeches, and meetings, for example. The high-sensitivity, built-in microphone will clearly capture all of the voices in a room. The included windscreen and tripod mount enhance optimal placement and cleaner recordings as well.

Affordable Pocket Recorder with Advanced Features

Recorder Part
Tracks: 2 (stereo one pair)
Signal Processing: AD/DA conversion: 24 bits, 44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz

Data Type (Recording)
WAVE (Sampling Rate: 44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz, Bit Depth: 16/24 bits)
MP3 (Sampling Rate: 44.1/48 kHz, Bit Rates: 64/96/128/160/192/224/320 kbps)
WAVE + MP3 (Sampling Rate: 44.1/48 kHz, Bit Depth: 16 bits, Bit Rates: 128 kbps)
*MP3 ... MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3

Data Type (Playback)
WAVE (Sampling Rate: 32/44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz, Bit Depth: 16/24 bits)
MP3 (Sampling Rate: 32/44.1/48 kHz, Bit Rates: 32 - 320 kbps or VBR)
*MP3 ... MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, VBR ... Variable Bit Rate

Memory Card
SD Card, SDHC format compatible

Recording Time*
WAV (24-bit/96 kHz): 27 mins/GB
WAV (24-bit/88.2 kHz): 30 mins/GB
WAV (24-bit/48 kHz): 54 mins/GB
WAV (24-bit/44.1 kHz): 59 mins/GB
WAV (16-bit/96 kHz): 40 mins/GB
WAV (16-bit/88.2 kHz): 44 mins/GB
WAV (16-bit/48 kHz): 81 mins/GB
WAV (16-bit/44.1 kHz): 88 mins/GB
MP3 (320 kbps): 392 mins/GB
MP3 (128 kbps): 980 mins/GB
• Each recording time is approximate. The times may change depending on the card specifications.
• In case that there are plural files, the sum of recording time would be shorter than above.

Input/Output
Audio Inputs
Internal Stereo Microphone, Mic input (Stereo miniature phone type, plug-in powered mic), Line input (Stereo miniature phone type)
*The Internal/External Mic and the Line input can't be used at the same time (Line input priority).

Audio Output
Phones (Stereo miniature phone type)

Nominal Input Level (Variable)
Mic input: -33 dBu (MIC GAIN is H, Default input level)
Mic input: -15 dBu (MIC GAIN is L, Default input level)
Line input: -7 dBu (Default input level)
• 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

Input Impedance
Mic input (MIC GAIN is H): 7k ohms
Mic input (MIC GAIN is L): 5k ohms
Line input: 8 k ohms

Output Level: 20 mW + 20 mW (In case 16 ohms load)
Recommended Load Impedance: 16 ohms or greater

Frequency Response
20 Hz to 40 kHz
USB Interface: Mini-B type connector (support USB 2.0/1.1 mass storage device class)

Effects
Reverb: 4 types (Hall1, Hall2, Room, Plate)
Speed change:: 50 - 150 % of playback speed
• Playback only. Excludes playback in 88.2 kHz or 96 kHz.
• Reverb and Speed Change can't be used at the same time.

Display: 128 x 64 dot graphic display
Power Supply: AC Adaptor
Alkaline dry battery LR6 (AA) type x 2 or Nickel Hydrogen battery (HR15/51) x 2
Current Draw: 290 mA (maximum)
Duration of continuous use with Alkaline battery operation
Playback: over 30 hours
Recording: over 16 hours
• These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Accessories
Owner's manual, Quick start guide, SD card, Batteries (two AA), USB cable (mini-B type), Windscreen
Options
AC Adaptor: PSB6U series, Silicone Rubber Case: OP-R05S, Cover / Windscreen Set: OP-R05C, Carrying Pouch: OP-RP1, Microphone Stand Adaptor: OP-MSA1, Binaural Microphones / Earphones: CS-10EM, Stereo Microphone: CS-15S

Size and Weight
Width: 60 mm / 2-3/8 inches
Depth: 103 mm / 4-1/16 inches
Height: 25 mm / 1 inches
Weight: 140 g / 0 lbs. 5 oz.

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Have been using it for one year to record sound in theater production. Was impressed with the high sound quality. Would prefer a larger display and a capability to resume playing from the same spot or at least the same track.
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My first field recorder and I still don't use any other. I got it 2y ago and application is mainly recording outdoor sound, like street performances, nature etc. I am not asking for too much, but this recorder delivers what I asked for, plus some more. It's super easy to operate, simple menus too. Most needed functions are accessible trough dedicated buttons/switches (play, record, setup of limiter etc). Powers on relatively quickly, so if you have it turned off and you just notice something you want to record, you won't wait long. There are built-in basic editing and organizing tools and even during recording if you want to cut current file and record into new file, there is a dedicated button, so you can do it during recording time. For me this recorder is very handy and I recommend it. Only stupid thing is the supplied windshield - it's foamy and very very small. Feels like it will fall off any minute. I went to Long and McQuade and for $4 purchased standard foam windshield, which fit perfectly on top of R-05 and I like it much more. There is a supplied memory card, but you better purchase a bigger one.
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blown away. amazing quality recordings.
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I have recorded concerts and comedy clubs with this little machine. The results have been amazing.
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Great quality recording
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