Roland AR-3000SD Solid State Recorder/Player

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Product Ref: 74422

  • Digital Recorder and Player with Full Range of
  • 24-Bit Recording for High Quality Audio Processing
  • 96kHz Playback Produces Crisp, Detailed Sound
  • Yearly Programmable Timer for Organised Operation
  • LAN Port for Seamless Computer Connection

Roland AR-3000SD Solid State Recorder/Player


The Roland AR-3000SD Recorder/Player offers high quality sound capturing and playback from a compact unit. The AR-3000SD's easy to use controls and LCD screen allow you to comfortably navigate through its features. The 24-bit and 96kHz audio formats capture high quality audio and project it with crisp definition. The extensive inputs and outputs on the AR-3000SD include a LAN port for controlling and editing the device directly from a computer. The AR-3000SD is ideal for both indoor and outdoor venues requiring reliable, high quality audio with full control.

Product Ref: 74422

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High Quality Audio

Audio quality is of primary importance with the Roland AR-3000SD. The recorder can perform at up to 24-bit quality, which offers increased headroom and a generally more accurate definition. The 96kHz playback quality provides large audiences with a detailed sound, no matter how loud the speakers are. The audio can be saved as both WAV and MP3 files, offering choice of preference to each user. The audio can be saved to an SD card, or to a USB flash drive as a backup.

Extensive Editing Features

The AR-3000SD offers a range of editing features to optimise your sound. The truncate feature is useful for trimming down the unnecessary silences before and after the required audio. The Phrase Combine joins multiple expressions together for a seamless audio playback. The AR software can be downloaded directly to your computer for simple edits and file conversions. The AR-3000SD’s digital screen and on board controls make audio editing simple and reliable.

Full Range of Inputs and Outputs

Roland have equipped the AR-3000SD with a host of inputs and outputs for easy accessibility. The LAN connection is an efficient way to synchronise the device to multiple computers, which is ideal for sound engineers. The line-thru feature allows you to blend two audio devices together, such as background music or announcements. All the AR-3000SD’s ports are easily accessible and neatly organised for the ease of use.



  • Width: 482mm
  • Depth: 310mm
  • Height: 44mm
  • Weight: 3.3KG

Data Type (Recording)

  • WAV
    • Sampling Frequency: 32k, 44.1k, 96kHz
    • Bit Depth: 16, 24 Bits
    • Channels: Mono, Stereo
  • MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
    • Sampling Frequency: 32k, 44.1k, 48kHz
    • Bit Rate: 128k, 192kbps, 320kbps
    • Channels: Stereo
  • MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
    • Sampling Frequency: 32k, 44.1k, 48kHz
    • Bit Rate: 64k, 96kbps, 160kbps
    • Channels: Mono

Data Type (Playback)

  • Recording Media
    • CF Card: Up to 32GB
    • SDHC Card: 4 – 32GB
    • SD Card: Up to 2GB
  • WAV
    • Sampling Frequency: 8k, 16k, 22.05k, 32k, 44.1k, 48k, 96kHz
    • Bit Depth: 16, 24 Bits
    • Channels: Mono, Stereo
  • MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
    • Sampling Frequency: 32k, 44.1k, 48kHz
    • Bit Rate: 32k – 320kbps or VBR
    • Channels: Stereo, Mono
  • RDAC (Roland Digital Audio Coding)
    • RDAC Grade: 8k, 16k, 22.05k, 32k, 44.1k, 48kHz
    • RDAC Mode: Mode 1, Mode 2, Mode 3, 16-Bit Linear, 24-Bit H Linear
    • RDAC Type: Mono, Stereo


  • Mic Jack
    • Type: 1/4-Inch TRS Phone
    • Input Sense: -43dBu Unbalanced
    • Nominal Input Level: -38dBu
    • Maximum Input Level: -5dBu
    • Input Impedance: Input Impedance 2kOhms
    • Recommended Source Impedance: 1kOhm or Less
  • Line In Jacks
    • Type: RCA Phono
    • Input Sense: -15dBu
    • Nominal Input Level: 0dBu
    • Maximum Input Level: 20dBu
    • Input Impedance: 20kOhms
    • Recommended Source Impedance: 2kOhms or Less
  • Balanced Output Jacks
    • Type: XLR Type, 1/4-Inch TRS Phone Type
    • Nominal Output Level: 10dBu
    • Maximum Output Level: 22dBu
    • Output Impedance: 600 Ohms
    • Recommended Load Impedance: 1kOhm or Greater
  • Mono Out
    • Type: DB25
    • Nominal Output Level: 4dBu
    • Maximum Output Level: 16dBu
    • Output Impedance: 300 Ohms
    • Recommended Load Impedance: 1kOhm or Greater
  • Phones Jack
    • Type: Stereo 1/4-Inch Phone
    • Maximum Output Level: 90 mW + 90 mW
    • Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
    • Recommended Load Impedance: 30 Ohms or Greater


  • Number of Phrases: Maximum 4000
  • Maximum Recording Time: 171 Hours
  • Display: Graphic LCD 128 x 64 Dots
  • Power Consumption: 18 Watts
  • Operating Temperature: 0 – 40 Degrees C
  • Included Accessories: Owner's Manual, Power Cord, Rubber Feet x 4, Card Protector x 1 (with 2 Screws)