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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #45 on: February 06, 2018, 10:24:52 AM »
anyone know the max card this device can handle?

An owner's manual hasn't been posted yet, but the "product highlights" state that the R-07 records to microSD & microSDHC cards (like the Sony M10), but unlike it's handheld Roland predecessors. No mention of microSDXC. Currently, SDHC specifications allow for memory cards of capacities between 4GB - 32GB. The Edirol/Roland products I've used tend not to be too finicky about card brand/type.

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #46 on: March 16, 2018, 11:39:41 AM »
anyone know the max card this device can handle?

An owner's manual hasn't been posted yet, but the "product highlights" state that the R-07 records to microSD & microSDHC cards (like the Sony M10), but unlike it's handheld Roland predecessors. No mention of microSDXC. Currently, SDHC specifications allow for memory cards of capacities between 4GB - 32GB. The Edirol/Roland products I've used tend not to be too finicky about card brand/type.

The first recording of the Roland R-07

https://www.shimamura.co.jp/shop/shinjuku/pa-rec/20180228/2156

I'm sorry but... not very good quality. Now I'm sad.

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #47 on: March 16, 2018, 11:49:04 AM »
The first recording of the Roland R-07

https://www.shimamura.co.jp/shop/shinjuku/pa-rec/20180228/2156

I'm sorry but... not very good quality. Now I'm sad.
That's using internal mics, right?
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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #48 on: March 16, 2018, 11:57:34 AM »
The first recording of the Roland R-07

https://www.shimamura.co.jp/shop/shinjuku/pa-rec/20180228/2156

I'm sorry but... not very good quality. Now I'm sad.
That's using internal mics, right?

Yes. You can see in the pictures.

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #49 on: March 16, 2018, 12:11:14 PM »
The first recording of the Roland R-07

https://www.shimamura.co.jp/shop/shinjuku/pa-rec/20180228/2156

I'm sorry but... not very good quality. Now I'm sad.

Internals are usually crap. I don't think anyone here expects the R-07 to be any exception. It will, just as the its precursor R-05, be best used with external microphones.
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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #50 on: March 16, 2018, 03:31:53 PM »
With no Line Input, it remains to be seen whether external mics can be used at all.  Since you're forced to use the R-07's internal mic preamp, the unit will likely overload at anything but an acoustic performance. Can't wait till an actual taper gets a hold of one so well know once and for all.

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #51 on: March 17, 2018, 11:29:36 PM »
There is line input. It is switchable.

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #52 on: March 18, 2018, 11:23:43 AM »
There is line input. It is switchable.
is it actually "line"? Aux doesn't take as high a signal as line and since it says "aux" I think that's what people are wondering about
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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #53 on: March 19, 2018, 11:15:16 AM »
There is line input. It is switchable.

Based on what I was told when I called Roland, there is no way to switch the Mic preamp off. It is strictly a Mic input.

I certainly hope that info is wrong, but after calling them 15 times and speaking to staff that couldnt answer my questions, I finally got connected to someone who sounded like he knew what he was talking about. He told me no switch in the menu.

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #54 on: March 19, 2018, 03:06:35 PM »
On Roland’s website, the specs say it is variable
input, and -31 db is the default. 
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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #55 on: March 19, 2018, 08:01:12 PM »
I finally get the Sony icd-ux560 with best quality in built-in mics and cheaper.
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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #57 on: March 24, 2018, 07:00:58 AM »
well that bites .no mention of line level input.just cancelled on this until further updates from rolland

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Re: New Roland R-07 (the best successor to Roland R-05 and Sony M10?)
« Reply #59 on: March 24, 2018, 12:35:33 PM »
 glad I hoarded a backup m10 and a third new in box.
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