With so many available today, it is good to have a brand you can trust. The Roland R-26 Portable Recorder is certainly that and will be a excellent purchase. For this great price, the Roland R-26 Portable Recorder comes widely recommended and is a regular choice with lots of people.
- Audio from the onboard mics and external inputs can be mixed internally in the R-26 and captured to a single stereo file, or can be recorded as three separate stereo files (six channels total) for mixing together later. Resolutions up to 24-bit/96 kHz are supported, and available file types include WAV and BWF. MP3 is supported as well, and the unit can record both WAV/BWF and MP3 formats simultaneously.
Announce the Roland R-26 Portable Recorder, a handheld device that provides up to six simultaneous channels of pro-quality audio recording to SD/SDHC media. With two types of built-in stereo mics, XLR/TRS combo inputs, USB audio interface function and much more, the compact R-26 is perfect for demanding applications such as solo and ensemble music recording, environmental sound capture, broadcasting, and audio/video production.
Designed from the ground up for superior sound quality and ease of use, the R26 is filled with features that will satisfy both pros and hobbyists alike. For the ultimate mobile flexibility, the Roland R26 can be powered either with the included AC adaptor, four internal AA batteries, or an external battery.
Two stereo mic types-omnidirectional and XY-are integrated into the R-26's stylish chassis, providing mic options to suit any style of audio recording. In addition, there are two XLR/TRS combo inputs with phantom power for connecting external mics or line-level devices, plus a stereo mini-jack for a plug-in powered mic. The preamps for all mic channels are derived from the hi-res preamps found in Roland's R-44 commercial field recorder.