NAMM 2005 Show: Edirol has announced two new accessories for the R-4 Four Channel Portable Hard Disc Recorder.
The new EDIROL CS-50 is a compact, light-weight stereo shotgun condenser microphone designed for the R-4 videographer, broadcaster, sound designer and recording artist. The CS-50 features bass roll-off capability as well as selectable wide stereo or narrow (focused) polar patterns. The package includes windscreen, desktop prop, mic stand adapter, cable (2m x LR stereo) and soft case. Suggested retail price is $595.
The new R-4 Hard-shell Travel Case is a compact, solid enclosure that safely holds and protects the R-4 and all its accessories – including the CS-50 (stereo shotgun mic plus accessories), set of dry batteries, AC adapter and cables. Suggested retail price is $250.
About the R-4
The EDIROL R-4 is a 4 channel portable digital recorder and wave editor – all in one convenient unit. The R-4 is uniquely designed to offer sound professionals a cost-effective, high-quality solution to multi-channel field recording.
The R-4 records directly to an internal 40GB hard drive providing storage capacity for 58 hours of 16-bit/44.1kHz stereo recording or over 17 hours at 24-bit/96kHz. The R-4 can record at audio resolutions up to 24-bit/96kHz on all four channels, for total high-resolution multi-channel performance. The unit features a built-in limiter and 5 different dynamic processors; 3-Band Parametric EQ, 6-Band Graphic EQ, Noise Gate, Enhancer, and Compressor / Desser.