AR-3000

Digital Announcement Recorder

AR-3000
Discontinued

The AR-3000 can store and play back up to 2,000 audio phrases with 24-bit digital sound quality. Instead of moving parts, this rackmount recorder uses industry-standard PC cards to record and play back phrases—making it ideal for theme parks, museums, or other places where reliable audio playback is needed.

Recording Format
RDAC (Roland Digital Audio Coding)
Recording Media
PC card (PC Card Standard (1995) compatible)
Number of Phrases
Maximum 1000 phrases (when 1 PC card is used),
Maximum 2000 phrases (when 2 PC cards are used)
Phrase Types
Audio phrases (stereo/mono), MIDI phrases
Playback Methods
Program playback: 100 phrases, 5 patterns
Direct playback: 16 phrases, 4 mode (Normal/Fisrt-in/Last-in/Sequence)
Binary playback: 2000 phrases
MIDI playback: 2000 phrases
RS-232C playback: 100 phrases
AR-LINK playback: 2000 phrases
Master Equalizer
High: -12 dB to +12 dB (3/6 kHz, shelving type)
Low: -12 dB to +12 dB (200/400 Hz, shelving type)
Inputs
MIC input(unbalanced):Input sensitivity: -50 dBu
Nominal input level: -40 dBu
Input impedance: 2 kΩ
Line inputs(unbalanced):Input sensitivity: -16 dBu
Nominal input level: 0 dBu
Input impedance (stereo): 20 kΩ (mono) 10 kΩ
Outputs
Audio outputs(balanced): Nominal output level: +4 dBu
Output impedance: 500Ω
Digital Input
Coaxial type (S/P DIF)
Synchronization
MTC (master/slave), MMC (master/slave), AR-LINK (master/slave), Multi Recording/ Playback (master/slave)
Power Supply
AC 117V, AC 230V or AC 240V
Power Consumption
13W (AC 117V), 14W (AC 230V, AC 240V)
Options
AR-NT1 (network board), RSC-15APL (AR-LINK Cable)
Size and Weight
Width
482 mm
19 inches
Depth
231 mm
9-1/8 inches
Height
44 mm
1-3/4 inches
Weight
2.7 kg
6 lbs.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Downloads

Brochures

Updates & Drivers

  • AR-3000 System Update Version 1.26

    This is the latest version of the AR-3000 Operating System. This download includes both the SMF and PC Card update files. Please refer to the readme.pdf document for the update procedure.

    The downloaded file is compressed as a .zip file and will need to be unzipped using either WinZip on a Windows PC or StuffIt on a Macintosh.

    If you need, you can get WinZip from the following link:http://winzip.com

    If you need, you can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/

    Note to PC Users:
    If you are having problems sending these files from your sequencer, or if you need a sequencer to send these files, download the PCSMF Update Application located here.

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

Support Documents