Roland Intros R-05 – WAVE/MP3 Recorder

Mar 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

At Musikmesse 2010, an international audio & music trade show, Roland has introduced the R-05, a new $299 pocket recorder that offers some advanced features.

The R-05 provides stereo recording directly to SD card — up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution.


  • 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.

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2 Responses to “Roland Intros R-05 – WAVE/MP3 Recorder”

  1. Onebrow says:

    Just a watered down R-09 (edirol = Roland)

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