Los Angeles, CA (November 1, 2013)—Roland Systems Group has added the Roland AR-3000SD to its line of announcement recorders/players. This new recorder/ player features programmable timers, network efficiency, support for multiple playback and control formats and support for audio formats up to 24-bit and 96 kHz.
The AR-3000SD also features LAN control with web server functionality, enabling settings and control from anywhere. The AR-3000SD lets users pick playback schemes for the application or system setup, providing control from the input connector or RS-232 port on the back. There are five different playback types that include direct, program, binary, computer and MIDI as well as loop and repeat options.
The AR-3000SD can be an integral component of a larger installed system. Improved external controls of the AR can be achieved using switch-based audio guidance, sensor-activated guide narration, computer, phrase playback and timecode using MIDI or control over a network. The AR-3000SD can also control external devices such as playback of music on MIDI instruments, turning on amps or other devices, group control of lighting, linking audio to video playback or switching audio over a network.
The AR-3000SD supports a variety of audio formats for recording and playback. It has AES/EBU allowing for output of high-quality digital audio. For storage, SD or Compact Flash memory cards are supported with two virtual cards that lets users record 2,000 phrases. Playback and recorded files are uncompressed WAV and MP3 formats and up to 24-bit 96 kHz.