Roland R05 Digital Recording Device

Roland R05 Digital Recording Device

Easy to use, affordable, and packed with great features that raise the bar in its price class
Easy To Use WAVE/MP3 Recorder

Key Points
  • Quality Stereo Recorder
  • Onboard Editing Functions
  • Strong Metallic Exterior
  • Can Be Tripod Mounted

Manufacturer: Roland
Availability: Check Availability 01524 410202
Normally: £189.00
Discount Price: £169.00
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Roland R05 Digital Recording Device

Easy to use, affordable, and packed with great features that raise the bar in its price class

Affordable Pocket Recorder with Advanced Features

The compact R-05 digital recorder is easy to use, affordable, and packed with great 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 it 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 which precedes pressing REC)
  • Use as a high-quality portable audio player (plays WAV and MP3 files)
  • Screw hole on rear for tripod mount

    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 new 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 simultaneously to 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 practise 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 e.g. recording lectures, speeches, and meetings. The high sensitivity, built-in microphone will clearly capture all of the voices in a room. The screw hole on the rear for a tripod mount enhances optimal placement and cleaner recordings as well.


    Recorder Part
    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)
    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.
    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.

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