- Crystal-Clear Capture
Its ultra small and looks like a gadget, but make no mistake the R-09 is a serious, top-quality professional recorder. Capture source material at a crystal-clean 24-bit resolution with your choice of 44.1 or 48kHz sample rates. You can record and play back in MP3 format as well (up to 320kbps). Once recorded, your files can be monitored through the R-09s headphone jack and/or exported to a computer via USB.
- I.A.R.C. (Isolated Adaptive Recording Circuit)
I.A.R.C. is the newly developed dedicated analog circuit optimized for recording on R-09. Electrolytic capacitors provide stable, reliable power to the analog circuits, eliminating DC interference. The R-09 offers an input gain volume control to manually adjust recording levels.
- Microphone Included
To record audio into the R-09, theres no extra gear to buy or no cables to connect. A quality stereo microphone is built right into the unit, complete with a dedicated input control, mono/stereo selector, low-cut filter, and gain boost. Just point and record! If you wish to use an external microphone, the R-09 offers a 1/8" mic input.
The R-09 is more affordable than its predecessor, the R-1. One reason the R-1 carries a heavier price tag is because of its well-stocked lineup of internal effects. The R-09 isnt devoid of effects, however. It contains the worlds most-requested/desired effect: reverb. Whether youre listening to WAV or MP3 files, you can route the R-09s playback through its internal reverb processor, immersing it in lush, user-controllable ambience.
- More Than Music
The R-09 is perfect for capturing live music events, recitals, and rehearsals. Its also handy as a songwriters sketchpad, ensuring that no moment of inspiration is lost. But the R-09 has many valuable uses outside of the music world as well. Students can use it to record lectures. Broadcasters and journalists can throw away their antiquated cassette recorders and use the R-09 for in-the-field interviews. Wherever, whenever theres a need to capture audio, the R-09 can do it hassle-free thanks to its built-in microphone and long battery operation.
- USB 2.0 Connection to Computer for Rapid File Transfer
The R-09 can connect to the outside world via USB 2.0 for importing/exporting audio files via computer very quickly. For example, a 600 MB recording at 44.1 kHz/16-bit takes only 5 minutes to transfer, only 1/12 of the time it would take to transfer the same recording from a MiniDisc or tape (cassette/DAT) recorder.