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    Roland R-05 Handheld Digital Recorder

    Easily document your band practice, writing session or live show with this high quality handheld recorder from Roland that records directly to an SD card and features extended battery life (over 30 hours continuous playback and over 16 hours continuous recording).

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    Roland R-05 Digital Handheld Recorder Product Description

    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)
    - 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

    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, you'll be impressed with 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 next-generation recorder doesn't require a PC for editing. For speed and convenience, you can trim, divide, and combine within the R-05. And for those who'd 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. 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.

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    Roland R-05 Technical Description

    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.

    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)

    Reverb: 4 types (Hall 1, Hall 2, 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.

    - Owner's manual, Quick start guide, SD card, Batteries (two AA), USB cable (mini-B type), Windscreen

    - 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
    - 60 mm
    - 2-3/8 inches

    - 103 mm
    - 4-1/16 inches

    - 25 mm
    - 1 inches

    - 140 g
    - 0 lbs. 5 oz.
    In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Roland products.

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