Audio Recorder

The industry standard for reliable, high quality audio playback

The industry standard for reliable, high quality audio playback

The AR-3000R Audio Recorder is a one rack space digital audio recorder/player designed for any application requiring high fidelity pre-recorded announcements.Theme parks, museums, elevators, airports, buses, trains and trams are just some of the installations that can benefit from the AR-3000R's high quality, over 140 hours of recording time.

  • - No Moving Parts
  • - 24bit, 48kHz Linear Recording
  • - Easy integration with other systems
  • - Flexible control options
  • - Link multiple units with sample accuracy
  • - Recording and Playback of MIDI data
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No Moving Parts

The AR series is world renowned for its reliability. Audio is stored and played back from Compact Flash or other solid state memory, providing much more reliable performance than cassettes, CDs, DVDs, HDDs and other mechanical recording devices. Since audio or MIDI data is recorded directly to and played back from the memory card. the mechanical wear and tear and failure over time associated with rotating or winding media is completely eliminated.

24bit, 48kHz Linear Recording

The AR series’ 24-bit, 48KHz audio sets the standard in audio quality for fixed installation applications. The AR series represents the industry standard in high quality audio with up to 48 kHz, 24 bit linear recording and playback. Users can select from a range of sample rates and recording times including the latest Roland Digital Audio Coding (RDAC) technology, which uses less memory with virtually no loss of sound quality and offers over 140 hours of recording time. For demanding applications up to 2,000 phrases can be stored on the AR-3000R.

Easy integration with other systems

The AR-3000R can be synchronized with external devices using MTC and MMC. This enables the easy integration of up to 64 tracks of an AR system with external devices such as video presenters and show control devices.

Flexible control options

The AR-3000R is the industry leader in flexible control options. Phrases can be played back using GPI control, RS-232C control, sophisticated internal playlists and many other options. It can also be triggered using manual front panel controls. There are also very useful phrase-based parameters like phrase level, fade in time, crossfade looping and more. Free ARE editing software makes it very easy to make playlists and import .WAV audio files.

Link multiple units with sample accuracy

Using the AR-Link function, users can build a 64-track simultaneous playback system. One AR-3000R master device can lock up to 31 units of AR-3000R or AR-200R together for sample accurate playback.

Recording and Playback of MIDI data

When used to record or play back MIDI data, the AR performs as a nonmechanical MIDI sequencer that can control or synchronize music or other event attractions such as lighting systems, effects or fountains.

Network option for AR-3000R

Using an installed AR-NT1R IP networking board a user can upload files and playlists, and remotely control an AR-3000R using any standard Ethernet network.

Recording Format
RDAC (Roland Digital Audio Coding)
Recording Media
Compact Flash Memory Card up to 2GB x 2
RDAC Grade
Phrase Type
Stereo, Mono (Audio) or SMF (MIDI)
Number of Phrases
Up to 2,000 phrases
Audio Input
Mic Input : -46dBu/2k ohms/balanced
Line Input : 0dBu/20k (stereo) or 10k (mono) ohms/unbalanced
Audio Output
Line output : +4dBu/500 ohms/balanced
Mono output : +4dBu/500 ohms/unbalanced
Phone : 90+90mW Max (30 ohms or more)
S/N Ratio
Power Consumption
11W (117V), 12W (230/240V)
Rubber Feet, Card Protector (with screws), Owner's Manual, AC Cord
Network Card (AR-NT1R)

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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