Roland R-05
Handheld 2-Channel WAV/MP3 Recorder


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Roland's R-05 is easy to use and is packed with features including clear 24-bit/96 kHz 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 — the R-05 captures the moment with convenience and quality.

24/96 Recording
The R-05 provides uncompressed stereo recording directly to SD card — up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution.  Whetherrecording directly with the built-in stereo mic or capturing sounds from an externally connected microphone or stereo line input, you'll like the R-05's detail and clarity.  And for worry-free recording, the convenient Rehearsal mode ensures that you won't overload the input.

Onboard Editing
Even though the R-05 integrates fluidly with computers via USB 2.0, this recorder doesn't require a PC for editing.  For speed and convenience, you can trim, divide, and combine within the R-05.  The R-05 also comes 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.  It's 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.

Roland R-05 Features:

  • High-quality stereo recording (24-bit / 96kHz) with the built-in stereo microphone or external input
  • Records directly to SD card with extended battery life (over 30 hours continuous playback, over 16 hours continuous recording)
  • 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
  • External power supply (PSB-6U-120) issoldseparately .

Roland R-05 Specifications:

  • Recorder:
    • 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, BitDepth: 16/24 bits)
      • MP3 (Sampling Rate: 44.1/48 kHz, Bit Rates:64/96/128/160/192/224/320 kbps)
      • WAVE + MP3 (Sampling Rate: 44.1/48kHz, 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 (128kbps): 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 miniaturephone type, plug-in powered mic), Line input (Stereo miniature phonetype)
      • *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 isH, Default input level)
      • Mic input: -15 dBu (MIC GAIN is L, Defaultinput 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 massstorage device class)
    • Effects:
      • Reverb: 4 types (Hall1, Hall2, Room, Plate)
      • Speed change: 50 - 150 % of playback speed
        • * Playback only. Excludesplayback in 88.2 kHz or 96 kHz.
        • * Reverb and Speed Change can't be used atthe same time.
    • Others:
      • Display: 128 x 64 dot graphic display
      • Power Supply:
        • AC Adaptor
        • Alkaline dry battery LR6 (AA) type x 2or Nickel Hydrogen battery (HR15/51) x 2
      • Current Draw: 290 mA (maximum)
      • Duration of continuous use with Alkaline batteryoperation:
        • Playback: over 30 hours
        • Recording: over 16hours
        • * 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
      • Dimensions: 2-3/8" W x 4-1/16" D x 1" H (60 x 103 x 25 mm)
      • Weight: 0 lbs, 5 oz. (140 g)
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