Roland Announces R-07 High-Resolution Audio Recorder

Roland's new R-07 is a professional, handheld sound recorder. They tell us it includes premium audio quality and enhanced bluetooth functionality too.

Hamamatsu, Japan, January 8, 2018 — Roland announces the R-07 High-Resolution Audio Recorder, a convenient handheld recording device for musicians, journalists, students, and anyone who needs to capture sound on the go. The R-07 features multiple high-quality recording modes, plus unique dual recording and hybrid limiting functions that ensure perfect audio capture every time. It also includes Bluetooth® for remote operation and features Bluetooth-capable audio streaming enhanced with Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology.

Roland R-07 portable audio recorder

While today’s smartphones have the capability to record audio, achieving high-quality results requires using external peripherals that are fussy and inconvenient. Stylish and easy to carry in a pocket, the all-in-one R-07 makes it simple to capture high-resolution audio wherever the user travels. 

The R-07 supports mono and stereo WAV recording at rates up to 24-bit/96 kHz and MP3 recording at rates up to 320 kbps. Top-quality onboard stereo mics are always at the ready, while handy scene setups configure all the critical recorder settings with one touch. The R-07 is powered via two AA batteries or USB bus power, and comes in a choice of black, white, and red colors.

R-07 Features

  • WAV support: 44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz, 16/24-bit
  • MP3 support: 64/96/128/160/192/224/320 kbps
  • Hybrid Limiter and Dual Recording
  • Bluetooth® remote control with smartphone and smartwatch
  • Wireless headphone and speaker playback
  • One-touch Scene function for instant setup in any recording scenario
  • Tuner and metronome for musical applications
  • Rehearsal function for perfect input levels with a single touch
  • 128 x 64 graphic LCD with white backlight for easy visibility
  • Supports microSD cards (SD, SDHC)
  • Mic/aux Input and headphone output
  • Runs on batteries (AA x 2) or USB bus power
  • Built-in speaker for convenient playback anywhere
  • Stylish, compact design available in black, red, or white
  • Simultaneous WAV and MP3 recording

Using the free R-07 remote control app on an iOS or Android mobile device, users can wirelessly manage various R-07 functions, and also monitor status and levels while the R-07 is placed in a prime recording location that’s out of reach.

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We're not yet sure on the price. As at your local Roland retailer for more details.

To learn more about the R-07 High-Resolution Audio Recorder, visit Music Connects 

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