Roland R-05

Roland has introduced the R-05, an 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.

R-05 features

  • 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.

The R-05 is scheduled to ship in May with a suggested retail price of $299 USD.

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