Edirol / Roland R-09 - Portable 24-Bit WAV/MP3 Audio Recorder (Black)

BH #EDR09 • MFR #R-09
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Edirol / Roland R-09 - Portable 24-Bit WAV/MP3 Audio Recorder (Black)
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Edirol / Roland R-09 Overview

The R-09 from Edirol/Roland is a palm-sized, two-track audio recorder ideal for musicians, journalists, and field recordists. It offers WAV or MP3 recording, 16 or 24-bit resolution, and selectable recording modes. The R-09 is equipped with a high-quality stereo condensor microphone, internal reverb effects processing, a low-cut filter and gain boost, and a manual volume control for internal or external microphone recording.

The unit records to readily-available SD cards with capacities of up to 2GB for recording hours of audio. Mic and line audio input are provided so you can record using your favorite mic or audio source. A graphic display provides vital information, and a high-speed USB 2.0 port provides communication with your Mac or PC.

Ultra-portable design
24-bit uncompressed recording at 44.1 or 48kHz
Built-in stereo condensor microphone
Uses readily-available SD flash cards with capacities up to 2GB (64MB card included)
IARC (Isolated Adaptive Recording Circuit) with separate power supply between limiter and A/D converter eliminates DC interference for improved overall recording
16 and 24-bit uncompressed WAV and compressed MP3 recording with nine selectable quality modes
125-minute maximum recording time (WAV) at 24-bit/44.1 kHz on 2GB SD card
1993-minute maximum recording time (MP3) at 16-bit/128kbps (lowest resolution), or 797 minutes at 16-bit/320 kbps (highest MP3 resolution) on a 2GB SD card
Built-in reverb effects processor with Hall, Room and Plate types for enhanced playback
Backlit LCD display, bar-graph metering
Individual microphone and line inputs with dedicated level control, dynamic/condenser microphone selector switch
Dual purpose headphone and S/PDIF optical line out with dedicated level control
USB 2.0 port, Windows XP/2000/Me and Mac OS9.2 or Mac OSX driver support
AC adapter, standard Alkaline AA or NiMH rechargeable battery operation with 5.5 hour playback and 4 hour recording life

Edirol / Roland R-09 Specs

TypePortable 2-Track SD Card Recorder
Recording/Reading MethodsSD Cards up to 2 GB
WAV, MP3 File Formats
Recording Bit Rate16-bit, 24-bit
Sampling Frequency44.1, 48kHz
Number of Channels2
Frequency Response20Hz - 22kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio93dB
Dynamic Range83dB
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)Not Specified by Manufacturer
Inputs1 x 1/8" Stereo Mini Mic In
1 x 1/8" Stereo Mini Line In
Output1 x 1/8" Stereo Mini Headphone/SPDIF Optical Out
1 x USB 2.0
Headphone Output1 x 1/8" Stereo Mini
Dimensions2.5 x 4 x 1.1" (63 x 102 x 29mm)
Weight6 oz (170.1g)

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