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January 13, 2005
Edirol Corporation announced that the R-1 Portable Wave/MP3 Record is now shipping. The R-1 is a mobile recording device offering direct storage to Compact Flash (CF) memory, 24-bit effect processing, and operation from 2 AA batteries. Measuring 4"x5.5", the R-1 weighs in at 10 oz (including batteries and CF).
The R-1 is equipped with two electret mics, external line and mic inputs for quick and clean stereo capture. In addition, the R-1 contains a 24-bit internal effects processor which includes Mic Simulation through Roland's COSM technology, Noise Reducer, Hum Cut, 10-band EQ, Reverb, Center Cancel and more. For music education applications it also includes a Metronome, Tuner, half-speed playback, and A-B repeat to loop one section of an audio file.
The R-1 stores files directly to Compact Flash allowing convenient access and memory capacity up to 4GB (versus 2GB when first announced last fall). It comes bundled with a 64MB CF card which allows a maximum record time of 130 (MP3, 64 kbps mode). A 2GB CF card will provide storage capacity for over 2 hours of 24-bit/44.1kHz WAV recordings or over 69 hours of MP3 storage at the R-1's highest compression level of 64kbs.
The R-1 also offers a USB2.0 port to quickly transfer files to and from the computer. At maximum resolution (24-bit/44.1kHz) the R-1 can transfer a 60 minute file (908 MB) to the computer in just three minutes. The R-1 includes a headphone jack that doubles as a S/PDIF Optical output, allowing the R-1to stream digital audio directly to digital monitor speakers or DAT/CD/MD recorders.
Suggested retail price is $550 with immediate availability.
For more information, visit their web site at www.edirol.com