BR-8: Technical Specifications

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BR-8 Digital Recording Studio

TRACKS
Tracks: 8 V-Track: 64 (8 V-Tracks per each Track)
* Up to 2 tracks can be recorded simultaneously, and up to 8 tracks can be played back simultaneously.

MAXIMUM USEFUL CAPACITY
Zip Disk: 100 M bytes

DATA TYPE
Standard (MT2)
Live (LV1)
Long (LV2)

SIGNAL PROCESSING
AC Conversion:
24 bit, AF-AD (Guitar/Bass)
24 bit, AF-AD (Mic)
20 bit, Delta Sigma Modulation (Line)
20 bit, Delta Sigma Modulation (Simul)

DA Conversion:
20 bit, Delta Sigma Modulation

Internal Processing:
24 bit (mixer section)

SAMPLE RATE
44.1 kHz

FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20 Hz to 20 kHz (+1/-3 dB)

TOTAL DISTORTION
0.15% or less
(Input Sens: Center, 1kHz at nominal output level, data type: MT2)

RECORDING TIME (AT 100 M BYTES, 1 TRACK)
MT2: 50 minutes
LV1: 60 minutes
LV2: 75 minutes

* The above-listed recording times are approximate. Times may be slightly shorter depending on the number of songs that were created.

* The above number is the total for all the tracks that are used. If each of the eight tracks contain an equal amount of data the length of the resulting song will be approximately 1/8 of the above.

NOMINAL INPUT LEVEL (VARIABLE)
Guitar/Bass jack: -10 dBm
Mic 1, 2 jack: -40 dBm
Line jack: -10 dBm

INPUT IMPEDANCE
Guitar/Bass jack: 1 M ohm
Mic 1, 2 kacl" 2.2 k ohm (Hot-Cold), 1.1 k ohm (Hot-Gnd, Cold-Gnd)
Line Jack: 50 k ohm

NOMINAL OUTPUT LEVEL
Line Out jack: -10 dBm

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE
Line Out jack: 2 k ohm
Phones jack: 100 ohm

RESIDUAL NOISE LEVEL
Line Out jack: -87 dBm or less
(Input Select: Guitar/Bass, input terminated with 1 k ohm, Input Sens: Center, IHF-A, typ.)

INTERFACE
Digital Out: Optical type

DISPLAY
69.0 x 25.0mm (Backlit LCD)

CONNECTORS
MIDI Out connector
Digital Out connector (Optical type)
Foot Sw jack (1/4 inch phone type)
Exp Pedal jack (1/4 inch phone type)
Phones jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type)
Line Out jack L/R (RCA Phono type)
Line jack L/R (RCA Phono type)
Mic 1, 2 jack (TRS balanced, 1/4 inch phone type)
Guitar/Bass jack (1/4 inch phone type)

POWER SUPPLY
DC9V; Supply AC Adaptor (Roland PSB-UNIVERSAL)

POWER CONSUMPTION
2 A

DIMENSIONS
400(W) x 253.5(D) x 89.5(H) mm
15-3/4(W) x 10(D) x 3-9/16(H) inches

WEIGHT
3.5 kg / 7 lbs 12 oz (excluding AC Adaptor)

ACCESSORIES
AC Adaptor: PSB-UNIVERSAL
Owner's Manual
Effect Patch List / Rhythm Pattern List
Roland Service (Information Sheet)
Demo Disk

OPTIONS
Foot Switch: FS-5U
Pedal Switch: DP-2 (Roland)
Expression Pedal: EV-5 (Roland)

* 0 dBm = 0.775V rms

* In the interest of product improvement, the specifications and/or appearance of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.