n CD-2u/SD-2u Main specification
n CD-R or CD-RW disc
Recorder Part (SD-2u supports SD/SDHC Memory Card only)
Disc Capacity
Recording Time
Recording Media
CD-R/RW disc or SD/SDHC memory card
650MB
74 min
Recording Songs
Up to 99 songs on a single SD/SDHC Memory Card, CD-R, or CD-RW
700MB
80 min
Input/Output
Audio Input
Audio Output
Internal Stereo Microphones
EXT MIC (L, R) jacks: XLR type (balanced/phantom power DC 48 V, 8 mA Max.),
1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced/unbalanced)
PLUG IN POWER MIC jack: Stereo miniature phone type
LINE IN (L, R) jacks: RCA phono type
Internal Speakers: Stereo
LINE OUT (L, R) jacks: RCA phono type
PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type
Others
Power Supply
AC adaptor
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 6
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (HR6) x 6
Current Draw
CD-2u: 1,000 mA
SD-2u: 700 mA
n SD Memory Card
(supports 512 MB to 16GB, SDHC format compatible)
Disc Capacity
Recording Time
2GB
189 min
4GB
377 min
8GB
755 min
16GB
1,511 min
* Each recording time is approximate. The times may
change depending on the card specifications.
* In case that there are plural files, the sum of
Capture. Practice. Perform.
recording time would be shorter than above.
* Maximum recording time of one song is 74 minutes.
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6): Approx. 5.5 hours
Expected battery life under
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6): Approx. 6 hours
continuous use
* The time may vary according to usage conditions, batteries used, and type of SD memory card used.
Accessories
Owner’s Manual, Quick Start, Remote controller (with battery CR2025), AC adaptor, Power cord, SD memory card,
SD card protector, CD-R disc (Blank media/bundled with CD-2u only)
Dimensions
278 (W) x 196 (D) x 55 (H) mm
11 (W) x 7-3/4 (D) x 2-3/16 (H) inches
Weight
CD-2u: 1.4 kg (3 lbs 2 oz)
SD-2u: 1.1 kg (2 lbs 7 oz)
* Excl. batteries and AC adaptor
SD-only model
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Printed in Taiwan Jan. 2013 RAM-4814 E3 RUS-UPR
Your one-stop solution for practice,
recording, sharing, and more.
The compact CD-2u is packed with a variety
of features for multiple applications.
INDEX
For instrumental
and vocal
ensembles
For personal
practice
For auditions
>>> P.08
>>> P.06
>>> P.04
Recording your rehearsals and practice sessions
and listening back immediately enhances
your productivity and helps you improve faster.
For private
lessons
*
>>> P.10
For more
effective dance
lessons
Easy-to-use
operation panel
>>> P.14
>>> P.11
*Compatible with up to 16 GB SDHC cards.
The CD-2u is highly acclaimed
by teachers for its ease of use
and sound quality.
02
The CD-2u is the third CD-2 model
The CD-2u makes high-quality recordings
Students are really enjoying using
we’ve used and it’s the most powerful yet.
we can review immediately.
the CD-2u to make their own recordings.
Composer, arranger, and conductor
Brass and woodwind band director
Music Teacher, RSA Academy
Mr. Masamichi Amano
Mr. Masato Sato
Ms. Laura Grice
With more microphone options and improved practice features,
It’s difficult to evaluate our performance while we’re playing.
With the CD-2u's ease-of-use and portability,
we’re able to record our rehearsals and play back pieces
With the CD-2u, we can quickly identify areas for improvement
we can let our students become independent learners.
at a slower tempo with amazing clarity. Students are able to hear
and make faster progress as a group.
They're recording, performing,
details of their performance and improve more quickly as a result.
We can also make CDs for more effective individual practice.
and creating the final product themselves.
03
Your one-stop solution for practice,
recording, sharing, and more.
The compact CD-2u is packed with a variety
of features for multiple applications.
INDEX
For instrumental
and vocal
ensembles
For personal
practice
For auditions
>>> P.08
>>> P.06
>>> P.04
Recording your rehearsals and practice sessions
and listening back immediately enhances
your productivity and helps you improve faster.
For private
lessons
*
>>> P.10
For more
effective dance
lessons
Easy-to-use
operation panel
>>> P.14
>>> P.11
*Compatible with up to 16 GB SDHC cards.
The CD-2u is highly acclaimed
by teachers for its ease of use
and sound quality.
02
The CD-2u is the third CD-2 model
The CD-2u makes high-quality recordings
Students are really enjoying using
we’ve used and it’s the most powerful yet.
we can review immediately.
the CD-2u to make their own recordings.
Composer, arranger, and conductor
Brass and woodwind band director
Music Teacher, RSA Academy
Mr. Masamichi Amano
Mr. Masato Sato
Ms. Laura Grice
With more microphone options and improved practice features,
It’s difficult to evaluate our performance while we’re playing.
With the CD-2u's ease-of-use and portability,
we’re able to record our rehearsals and play back pieces
With the CD-2u, we can quickly identify areas for improvement
we can let our students become independent learners.
at a slower tempo with amazing clarity. Students are able to hear
and make faster progress as a group.
They're recording, performing,
details of their performance and improve more quickly as a result.
We can also make CDs for more effective individual practice.
and creating the final product themselves.
03
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Ensembles
Useful Features
lRecord rehearsals and listen back for instant review
with your group.
lProfessional sound quality
lets you hear performances clearly.
lPlay back well-known recordings at slow speed
Record, listen, and record again –
that’s the key to steady progress.
The CD-2u lets you play back your performance right after you record it,
The CD-2u lets you burn CDs quickly, without a computer. Each member
so you can hear the results immediately. By listening to your ensemble
of the group will then be able to listen carefully to performances or
objectively, you can easily identify areas for improvement. Listen to your
practices, making this a great tool for improving the quality of your
recording together and discuss the performance, practice the parts that
ensemble.
need attention, and then record again.
to study performance details.
CD Burning
lRecord multiple performances and burn the best ones to CD.
Mic Inputs
Line Out
CD-2u
CD-2u
See more,
>>> P.13
Play back classic recordings slowly
to study professional playing techniques.
Stereo Microphone
Burn CDs for each group member so
they can listen to performances on their own.
Use the included remote to record
and play back without leaving your seat.
With the Speed Change function, you can easily slow down music
The CD-2u comes with a convenient remote control
To record a large ensemble,
with fast tempos or challenging passages. This allows you to analyze
that lets you easily operate key functions from a
elevate the external mic above
subtle nuances that are hard to hear at normal speed, all with great
distance, including the adjustment of recording levels
clarity and sound quality.
and playback speeds.
CS-15RS
1/4" TRS
RCA Phono
to capture all the instruments.
Stereo Portable Amplifier
BA-330
Keyboard
Instructors can use the CD-2u
Playback with an external
Speed Change
amplifier is recommended
See more,
for use with a large band.
>>> P.12
for impartial solo and chair auditions.
With a pre-recorded minus-one or accompaniment track, students can
operate the CD-2u and make a sound-on-sound recording of their solo
or audition material for later “blind” evaluation by the instructor or panel.
05
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Ensembles
Useful Features
lRecord rehearsals and listen back for instant review
with your group.
lProfessional sound quality
lets you hear performances clearly.
lPlay back well-known recordings at slow speed
Record, listen, and record again –
that’s the key to steady progress.
The CD-2u lets you play back your performance right after you record it,
The CD-2u lets you burn CDs quickly, without a computer. Each member
so you can hear the results immediately. By listening to your ensemble
of the group will then be able to listen carefully to performances or
objectively, you can easily identify areas for improvement. Listen to your
practices, making this a great tool for improving the quality of your
recording together and discuss the performance, practice the parts that
ensemble.
need attention, and then record again.
to study performance details.
CD Burning
lRecord multiple performances and burn the best ones to CD.
Mic Inputs
Line Out
CD-2u
CD-2u
See more,
>>> P.13
Play back classic recordings slowly
to study professional playing techniques.
Stereo Microphone
Burn CDs for each group member so
they can listen to performances on their own.
Use the included remote to record
and play back without leaving your seat.
With the Speed Change function, you can easily slow down music
The CD-2u comes with a convenient remote control
To record a large ensemble,
with fast tempos or challenging passages. This allows you to analyze
that lets you easily operate key functions from a
elevate the external mic above
subtle nuances that are hard to hear at normal speed, all with great
distance, including the adjustment of recording levels
clarity and sound quality.
and playback speeds.
CS-15RS
1/4" TRS
RCA Phono
to capture all the instruments.
Stereo Portable Amplifier
BA-330
Keyboard
Instructors can use the CD-2u
Playback with an external
Speed Change
amplifier is recommended
See more,
for use with a large band.
>>> P.12
for impartial solo and chair auditions.
With a pre-recorded minus-one or accompaniment track, students can
operate the CD-2u and make a sound-on-sound recording of their solo
or audition material for later “blind” evaluation by the instructor or panel.
05
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Personal
Practice
Useful Features
lWith abundant input options, you can record any instrument.
lCreate minus-one tracks for practicing vocals or solos.
lChange the key of any song to match the sheet music
or your optimal range.
lPlay back challenging passages slowly for practice.
Input jacks for connecting a variety
of instruments and devices.
Change the key
without sacrificing sound quality.
With XLR/TRS combo, Plug In, and Line In jacks, you can plug in external
The Key Change function allows you to transpose any song into the
mics and/or nearly any electronic instrument for recording. You can
perfect key for practice or recording. The sound quality remains the
also connect a music player to provide accompaniment, overdub your
same, so you can use this feature in a variety of applications for vocals
performance, and record the mix. Since you can instantly record and play
and instruments alike. For example, you can change the key of an
back as many times as you wish, this is a great tool for improving your skills.
accompaniment for alto sax to the appropriate key for flute.
Key Change
See more,
EXT Mic/Inst jack x 2
(XLR/1/4" TRS)
Plug In Power Line In jacks
Mic jack
(RCA Phono)
>>> P.12
Headphones
CD-2u
Reduce the volume of lead vocals
and solos in commercial recordings.
Line In
CD-2u
Stereo Mini
Stereo Headphones
RH-300
RCA Phono
You can connect your music player
to the CD-2u and practice with any song.
*Speed Change/Key Change and Center Cancel/Center Focus are not
available when you playback from external audio sources.
Mobile music player
Master difficult passages
by slowing them down.
Center Cancel lowers the volume of vocals, solos, and other
Fast pieces and passages are easier to learn and practice at reduced
center-located sounds, allowing you to create karaoke and “minus-one”
tempo. Begin slowly at first, then gradually increase the speed to build
tracks for practice and recording.
your proficiency. Since you can change the speed instantly without
Conversely, Center Focus emphasizes vocal and solo parts,
changing the pitch or the sound quality, you’ll be able to perfect
making them easier to analyze and learn.
challenging music in no time.
Center Cancel/
Center Focus
See more,
>>> P.13
Speed Change
See more,
>>> P.12
07
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Personal
Practice
Useful Features
lWith abundant input options, you can record any instrument.
lCreate minus-one tracks for practicing vocals or solos.
lChange the key of any song to match the sheet music
or your optimal range.
lPlay back challenging passages slowly for practice.
Input jacks for connecting a variety
of instruments and devices.
Change the key
without sacrificing sound quality.
With XLR/TRS combo, Plug In, and Line In jacks, you can plug in external
The Key Change function allows you to transpose any song into the
mics and/or nearly any electronic instrument for recording. You can
perfect key for practice or recording. The sound quality remains the
also connect a music player to provide accompaniment, overdub your
same, so you can use this feature in a variety of applications for vocals
performance, and record the mix. Since you can instantly record and play
and instruments alike. For example, you can change the key of an
back as many times as you wish, this is a great tool for improving your skills.
accompaniment for alto sax to the appropriate key for flute.
Key Change
See more,
EXT Mic/Inst jack x 2
(XLR/1/4" TRS)
Plug In Power Line In jacks
Mic jack
(RCA Phono)
>>> P.12
Headphones
CD-2u
Reduce the volume of lead vocals
and solos in commercial recordings.
Line In
CD-2u
Stereo Mini
Stereo Headphones
RH-300
RCA Phono
You can connect your music player
to the CD-2u and practice with any song.
*Speed Change/Key Change and Center Cancel/Center Focus are not
available when you playback from external audio sources.
Mobile music player
Master difficult passages
by slowing them down.
Center Cancel lowers the volume of vocals, solos, and other
Fast pieces and passages are easier to learn and practice at reduced
center-located sounds, allowing you to create karaoke and “minus-one”
tempo. Begin slowly at first, then gradually increase the speed to build
tracks for practice and recording.
your proficiency. Since you can change the speed instantly without
Conversely, Center Focus emphasizes vocal and solo parts,
changing the pitch or the sound quality, you’ll be able to perfect
making them easier to analyze and learn.
challenging music in no time.
Center Cancel/
Center Focus
See more,
>>> P.13
Speed Change
See more,
>>> P.12
07
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Auditions
Record Any Instrument or Ensemble
Step 1 Create a “minus-one” track
Step 2 Change the key
Grand piano
Acoustic guitar
It’s easy to create a “minus-one” track of the music you’ll be
If the song’s key doesn’t match your instrument or vocal range, you
Place the CD-2u near the concave portion
Place the CD-2u about two to three feet
performing — just import the song into the CD-2u and press the
can transpose it using the Key Change function.
of the curve of the piano’s body. Listen on
(50 cm to 1 m) away from the guitar. Listen
Center Cancel button. From the
You can adjust the pitch by half
headphones to the balance of tones from the
on headphones to the tone, and adjust the
three cancellation types, choose
steps without changing the tempo
strings and the soundboard, then adjust the
recorder’s position to get a good balance
position of the recorder for the optimal sound.
of the tones from the strings and the body.
String quartet
Band or orchestra
Position the CD-2u to achieve the
To record a large ensemble, use external
microphones and elevate them above the
-1
the one that gives the most effective
minus one
result and save it as a new song.
Step 3 Overdubbing
-1
or the sound quality, and save the
minus one
result as a new song.
Step 4 Burn your performance to CD
Now it’s time to overdub your performance. First, adjust the
After you’re satisfied with your recording, you can easily burn it to
best balance of sound between each
recording level using the Rehearsal function, and then record
CD by following the instructions on the display.
instrument. Typically, the optimum distance
center of the group. This will achieve the
along with the “minus-one”
Once you’re done, you’re ready
will be about 10 to 12 feet (3 to 4 m) away
best balance between all the instruments.
accompaniment. You can record as
many times as you like to perfect
your performance.
REC!
BURN!
from the center of the ensemble.
to send out your professionally
-1
Final
minus one
Final
recorded audition CD!
Watch these videos to see the CD-2u in action!
http://roland.cm/cd2u
08
09
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Auditions
Record Any Instrument or Ensemble
Step 1 Create a “minus-one” track
Step 2 Change the key
Grand piano
Acoustic guitar
It’s easy to create a “minus-one” track of the music you’ll be
If the song’s key doesn’t match your instrument or vocal range, you
Place the CD-2u near the concave portion
Place the CD-2u about two to three feet
performing — just import the song into the CD-2u and press the
can transpose it using the Key Change function.
of the curve of the piano’s body. Listen on
(50 cm to 1 m) away from the guitar. Listen
Center Cancel button. From the
You can adjust the pitch by half
headphones to the balance of tones from the
on headphones to the tone, and adjust the
three cancellation types, choose
steps without changing the tempo
strings and the soundboard, then adjust the
recorder’s position to get a good balance
position of the recorder for the optimal sound.
of the tones from the strings and the body.
String quartet
Band or orchestra
Position the CD-2u to achieve the
To record a large ensemble, use external
microphones and elevate them above the
-1
the one that gives the most effective
minus one
result and save it as a new song.
Step 3 Overdubbing
-1
or the sound quality, and save the
minus one
result as a new song.
Step 4 Burn your performance to CD
Now it’s time to overdub your performance. First, adjust the
After you’re satisfied with your recording, you can easily burn it to
best balance of sound between each
recording level using the Rehearsal function, and then record
CD by following the instructions on the display.
instrument. Typically, the optimum distance
center of the group. This will achieve the
along with the “minus-one”
Once you’re done, you’re ready
will be about 10 to 12 feet (3 to 4 m) away
best balance between all the instruments.
accompaniment. You can record as
many times as you like to perfect
your performance.
REC!
BURN!
from the center of the ensemble.
to send out your professionally
-1
Final
minus one
Final
recorded audition CD!
Watch these videos to see the CD-2u in action!
http://roland.cm/cd2u
08
09
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Private
Lessons
Useful Features
lEasily make great-sounding recordings anywhere
with nothing more than the CD-2u.
For Dance
Lessons
Increase or decrease the playback speed
to the best tempo for dancing.
When learning new choreography, it can be easier to start at a slower
tempo. The Speed Change function lets you play music slowly without
changing the pitch, allowing you to progress gradually and improve
High-quality stereo mic
smoothly. You can also increase the playback speed by up to two times
See more,
>>> P.12
for advanced dancing and exercise classes.
Speed Change
lMake custom CDs of your lesson materials.
See more,
>>> P.12
CD Burning
See more,
>>> P.13
Practice difficult steps
as many times as you like.
lThe CD-2u is simple to operate —
anyone can use it right out of the box.
Learning to dance is about using your whole body, so repetition is a key
to becoming a better dancer. If you have any passages or movements
Easy operation
See more,
>>> P.12
that are particularly difficult to perform, set that section to "A-B Repeat"
Line Out
and practice it as many times as you like. This is a very useful feature for
CD-2u
practicing the same steps over and over again.
Stereo Portable Amplifier
lThe onboard tuner and metronome are useful for lessons.
BA-330
lBuilt-in speakers deliver excellent sound quality.
RCA Phono
A-B Repeat
See more,
>>> P.13
11
Using the SD/CD Recorder
For Private
Lessons
Useful Features
lEasily make great-sounding recordings anywhere
with nothing more than the CD-2u.
For Dance
Lessons
Increase or decrease the playback speed
to the best tempo for dancing.
When learning new choreography, it can be easier to start at a slower
tempo. The Speed Change function lets you play music slowly without
changing the pitch, allowing you to progress gradually and improve
High-quality stereo mic
smoothly. You can also increase the playback speed by up to two times
See more,
>>> P.12
for advanced dancing and exercise classes.
Speed Change
lMake custom CDs of your lesson materials.
See more,
>>> P.12
CD Burning
See more,
>>> P.13
Practice difficult steps
as many times as you like.
lThe CD-2u is simple to operate —
anyone can use it right out of the box.
Learning to dance is about using your whole body, so repetition is a key
to becoming a better dancer. If you have any passages or movements
Easy operation
See more,
>>> P.12
that are particularly difficult to perform, set that section to "A-B Repeat"
Line Out
and practice it as many times as you like. This is a very useful feature for
CD-2u
practicing the same steps over and over again.
Stereo Portable Amplifier
lThe onboard tuner and metronome are useful for lessons.
BA-330
lBuilt-in speakers deliver excellent sound quality.
RCA Phono
A-B Repeat
See more,
>>> P.13
11
Specialized Features
High-quality stereo mic
Speed Change
Center Cancel/
Center Focus
CD Burning
CD-2u
The built-in condenser microphones are superior quality and mounted at
Speed Change allows you to change the tempo without changing
The Center Cancel function reduces the volume of the vocal or instrument
The CD-2u comes with a built-in CD drive, so you can do everything
the optimal aural position to create natural stereo imaging. Regardless
pitch. With the ability to change the speed between 50% and 200%
in the center of the stereo image, allowing you to create a simple karaoke
from recording to CD burning all in one device. Create CDs for karaoke,
of what you are recording or where, you can record a true stereo sound,
with excellent audio quality, this is a great practice tool for musical
or “minus-one” track for practicing. In contrast, the Center Focus function
lessons, and auditions, and burn recordings of performances immediately
clearly and distinctly.
instruments or even learning foreign languages. Play a song slowly to
reduces the level of the accompaniment and highlights the lead vocal or
to distribute to your group. You can burn audio that was originally recorded
check the rhythm and nuance, then speed it up to performance tempo
instrument so you can easily learn the part by ear.
to the SD card, or record direct in real time to a CD-R/RW disc.
while you play.
Easy operation
12
Key Change
A-B Repeat
Battery Operation
The CD-2u makes it simple for anyone to make great recordings.
The Key Change button allows you to change the pitch (key) without
The useful A-B Repeat function allows you to play back a specific audio
Both the CD-2u and SD-2u support battery-powered operation. With six
Illuminated buttons and large knobs eliminate confusion, while the intuitive
changing the speed. For example, you can adjust the key of a lesson
section over and over again, looping between a designated start point
AA-size alkaline or rechargeable Ni-MH batteries, you can record up to 5.5
Easy Guide function walks you through operations that require multiple
CD for practicing, or change the key of a karaoke CD so that it matches
(point A) and end point (point B). Together with the Speed Change, this
hours* without a power supply**.
actions in a step-by-step fashion — everything from basic Recording and
your vocal range. You can make adjustments in one-cent or half-step
can be very useful in a variety of situations, such as playing by ear or
Rehearsal to Overdub and Karaoke.
increments, and the audio will maintain its original quality — even if you
analyzing complex passages. It’s also great for practicing choreography,
adjust the key 12 half steps up or down.
learning foreign languages, and more.
* When you use Ni-MH batteries, expected battery life is approx. 6 hours.
** When using the CD-2u with battery power, only SD playback and recording
are available. The included AC adaptor is required for all CD drive functions.
13
Specialized Features
High-quality stereo mic
Speed Change
Center Cancel/
Center Focus
CD Burning
CD-2u
The built-in condenser microphones are superior quality and mounted at
Speed Change allows you to change the tempo without changing
The Center Cancel function reduces the volume of the vocal or instrument
The CD-2u comes with a built-in CD drive, so you can do everything
the optimal aural position to create natural stereo imaging. Regardless
pitch. With the ability to change the speed between 50% and 200%
in the center of the stereo image, allowing you to create a simple karaoke
from recording to CD burning all in one device. Create CDs for karaoke,
of what you are recording or where, you can record a true stereo sound,
with excellent audio quality, this is a great practice tool for musical
or “minus-one” track for practicing. In contrast, the Center Focus function
lessons, and auditions, and burn recordings of performances immediately
clearly and distinctly.
instruments or even learning foreign languages. Play a song slowly to
reduces the level of the accompaniment and highlights the lead vocal or
to distribute to your group. You can burn audio that was originally recorded
check the rhythm and nuance, then speed it up to performance tempo
instrument so you can easily learn the part by ear.
to the SD card, or record direct in real time to a CD-R/RW disc.
while you play.
Easy operation
12
Key Change
A-B Repeat
Battery Operation
The CD-2u makes it simple for anyone to make great recordings.
The Key Change button allows you to change the pitch (key) without
The useful A-B Repeat function allows you to play back a specific audio
Both the CD-2u and SD-2u support battery-powered operation. With six
Illuminated buttons and large knobs eliminate confusion, while the intuitive
changing the speed. For example, you can adjust the key of a lesson
section over and over again, looping between a designated start point
AA-size alkaline or rechargeable Ni-MH batteries, you can record up to 5.5
Easy Guide function walks you through operations that require multiple
CD for practicing, or change the key of a karaoke CD so that it matches
(point A) and end point (point B). Together with the Speed Change, this
hours* without a power supply**.
actions in a step-by-step fashion — everything from basic Recording and
your vocal range. You can make adjustments in one-cent or half-step
can be very useful in a variety of situations, such as playing by ear or
Rehearsal to Overdub and Karaoke.
increments, and the audio will maintain its original quality — even if you
analyzing complex passages. It’s also great for practicing choreography,
adjust the key 12 half steps up or down.
learning foreign languages, and more.
* When you use Ni-MH batteries, expected battery life is approx. 6 hours.
** When using the CD-2u with battery power, only SD playback and recording
are available. The included AC adaptor is required for all CD drive functions.
13
Easy-to-use operation panel
n Top panel
Easy Guide Button
SD card-only model SD-2u, Options
High quality stereo speakers
Metronome button
Play mode buttons
SD card-only model
with pearl white finish.
An extensive range of options are available
that expand the uses of the CD-2u/SD-2u.
Volume knob
Carrying Case
Input level knob
CB-CD2E
Stereo Portable Amplifier
BA-330
CD tray
SD/SDHC card slot
Battery Powered Portable Amplifier
BA-55
High quality stereo mics
BLACK
*
n Side panel
*Compatible with up to 16 GB SDHC cards.
RCA Line In jacks
WHITE
Speaker Stand
for BA-330/BA-55
Battery Powered
Stereo Amplifier
Stereo Microphone
Stereo Headphones
ST-A95
MOBILE BA
The SD-2u is a simple, SD card-only model that comes in an
XLR/TRS Combo jacks
RCA Line Out jacks
attractive pearl white finish. It offers the same great features as
the CD-2u, minus the built-in CD drive. This makes it ideal for
(with phantom power)
those who need recording, playback, and practicing functionality
CS-15RS
RH-300
without the use of CDs.
Plug In Power Mic jack
14
Headphone jack
15
Easy-to-use operation panel
n Top panel
Easy Guide Button
SD card-only model SD-2u, Options
High quality stereo speakers
Metronome button
Play mode buttons
SD card-only model
with pearl white finish.
An extensive range of options are available
that expand the uses of the CD-2u/SD-2u.
Volume knob
Carrying Case
Input level knob
CB-CD2E
Stereo Portable Amplifier
BA-330
CD tray
SD/SDHC card slot
Battery Powered Portable Amplifier
BA-55
High quality stereo mics
BLACK
*
n Side panel
*Compatible with up to 16 GB SDHC cards.
RCA Line In jacks
WHITE
Speaker Stand
for BA-330/BA-55
Battery Powered
Stereo Amplifier
Stereo Microphone
Stereo Headphones
ST-A95
MOBILE BA
The SD-2u is a simple, SD card-only model that comes in an
XLR/TRS Combo jacks
RCA Line Out jacks
attractive pearl white finish. It offers the same great features as
the CD-2u, minus the built-in CD drive. This makes it ideal for
(with phantom power)
those who need recording, playback, and practicing functionality
CS-15RS
RH-300
without the use of CDs.
Plug In Power Mic jack
14
Headphone jack
15
n CD-2u/SD-2u Main specification
n CD-R or CD-RW disc
Recorder Part (SD-2u supports SD/SDHC Memory Card only)
Disc Capacity
Recording Time
Recording Media
CD-R/RW disc or SD/SDHC memory card
650MB
74 min
Recording Songs
Up to 99 songs on a single SD/SDHC Memory Card, CD-R, or CD-RW
700MB
80 min
Input/Output
Audio Input
Audio Output
Internal Stereo Microphones
EXT MIC (L, R) jacks: XLR type (balanced/phantom power DC 48 V, 8 mA Max.),
1/4-inch TRS phone type (balanced/unbalanced)
PLUG IN POWER MIC jack: Stereo miniature phone type
LINE IN (L, R) jacks: RCA phono type
Internal Speakers: Stereo
LINE OUT (L, R) jacks: RCA phono type
PHONES jack: Stereo miniature phone type
Others
Power Supply
AC adaptor
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 6
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (HR6) x 6
Current Draw
CD-2u: 1,000 mA
SD-2u: 700 mA
n SD Memory Card
(supports 512 MB to 16GB, SDHC format compatible)
Disc Capacity
Recording Time
2GB
189 min
4GB
377 min
8GB
755 min
16GB
1,511 min
* Each recording time is approximate. The times may
change depending on the card specifications.
* In case that there are plural files, the sum of
Capture. Practice. Perform.
recording time would be shorter than above.
* Maximum recording time of one song is 74 minutes.
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6): Approx. 5.5 hours
Expected battery life under
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6): Approx. 6 hours
continuous use
* The time may vary according to usage conditions, batteries used, and type of SD memory card used.
Accessories
Owner’s Manual, Quick Start, Remote controller (with battery CR2025), AC adaptor, Power cord, SD memory card,
SD card protector, CD-R disc (Blank media/bundled with CD-2u only)
Dimensions
278 (W) x 196 (D) x 55 (H) mm
11 (W) x 7-3/4 (D) x 2-3/16 (H) inches
Weight
CD-2u: 1.4 kg (3 lbs 2 oz)
SD-2u: 1.1 kg (2 lbs 7 oz)
* Excl. batteries and AC adaptor
SD-only model
• It is forbidden by law to make an audio recording, video recording, copy or revision of a third party's copyrighted work (musical work, video work, broadcast, live performance, or other work), whether in whole or in part, and distribute, sell, lease,
perform, or broadcast it without the permission of the copyright owner. Do not use this product for purposes that could infringe on a copyright held by a third party. We assume no responsibility whatsoever with regard to any infringements of
third-party copyrights arising through your use of this product.
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• Company names and product names appearing in this document are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.
• All specifications and appearances are subject to change without notice.
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