AR-200

Digital Announcement Recorder

AR-200
Discontinued

The AR-200 offers an affordable way to digitally record and play back audio phrases with professional sound quality and extremely reliable operation. Using PC data card storage, this half-rack recorder can store and play back up to 250 phrases, or play back up to 1,000 phrases saved from an AR-3000.

Recording Format
RDAC (Roland Digital Audio Coding)
Recording Media
PC card (PC Card Standard(1995) compatible)
Applicable PC Cards
ATA FLASH cards: Roland ATA FLASH PC Cards PM series
Number of Phrases
250 phrases (card save from AR-200), maximum 1000 phrases (card saved from AR-3000)
Phrase Types
Audio phrases (stereo/mono), MIDI phrases
Playback Methods
Card saved from AR-200
Direct playback: 9 phrases, 2 modes (normal/last-in)
Internal playback: 9 phrases
Binary playback: 250 phrases
MIDI playback: 1000 phrases
AR-LINK playback: 1000 phrases

Card saved from AR-3000
Direct playback: 9 phrases, 4 modes (normal/first-in/last-in/sequence)
Internal playback: 9 phrases
Program playback: 100 phrases, 5 patterns
Binary playback: 250 phrases
MIDI playback: 1000 phrases
AR-LINK playback: 1000 phrases
Master Equalizer (Card Saved from AR-3000)
High: -12 dB to +12 dB (3/6 kHz, shelving type), Low: -12 dB to +12 dB (200/400 HZ, shelving type)
Inputs
Line input (unbalanced): input sensitivity: -10 dBu, Nominal input level: 0 dBu, Input impedance: 10 kΩ
Outputs
Audio outputs(balanced): Normal output level: +4 dBu/-10dBv (-10 dBV=-7.79 dBu), Output impedance: 500 Ω
Synchronization
MTC(requires card with data saved from AR-3000), MMC(requires card with data saved from AR-3000), AR-LINK (slave only), multitrack recording/playback (slave only)
Power Supply
DV 9V (AC adaptor), DC 9V - DC 24V (CONT A, CONT B)
Current Draw
900 mA
Options
RSC-15APL (AR-LINK Cable)
Size and Weight
Width
218 mm
8-5/8 inches
Depth
246 mm
9-3/4 inches
Height
44 mm
1-3/4 inches
Weight
1.4 kg
3 lbs. 2 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Downloads

Brochures

Updates & Drivers

  • AR-200 System Update Version 1.24 (PC - PC Card)

    This is the PC version of the PC Card update for the AR-200. You will need an appropriate Reader/Writer for your computer in order to copy the update file to your card. Please refer to the "readme.pdf" for the update procedure.

  • AR-200 System Update Version 1.21 (MAC - SMF)

    This is the MAC version of the SMF update for the AR-200. Please refer to the "readme.pdf" for the update procedure.

    Note to Mac Users: You will need the UPD SMF Update Application if you do not have access to a sequencer program.

  • AR-200 System Update Version 1.24 (PC - SMF)

    This is the PC version of the SMF update for the AR-200. Please refer to the "readme.pdf" for the update procedure.
    Note to PC Users:
    You will need to download the PCSMF Update Application if you do not have a software or hardware sequencer to play the Standard Midi Files of this update.
    If you do not have a program to unzip this download, you can download WinZip.

  • AR-200 System Update Version 1.24 (MAC - PC Card)

    This is the MAC version of the PC Card update for the AR-200. You will need an appropriate Reader/Writer for your computer in order to copy the update file to your card. Please refer to the "readme.pdf" for the update procedure.

Support

If you have questions about operating your Roland product, please check our Knowledge Base for answers to the most common questions.
You can also contact our Product Support department by phone or email.
In addition, we have a library of Owner’s Manuals and Support Documents that you can download and reference.

Owner's Manuals