Home > Recorders > Multitrack > Roland

Roland CD-2e Multi-track Recorder : Review

CD-2e

All-in-one

The CD-2e includes all the necessary to record music or any other audio source and to store it. It stores data on an SD card, or directly to a CD with the built-in CD-Writer. It provides a stereo microphone and stereo speakers and can be used also with 6 batteries. It must use the included AC Adaptor to read or write the CD. It can be controlled via an included remote controller.

Useful for music study

The user can modify the playback speed without changing the pitch, so to analyze a phrase or any other thing. It provides also a metronome. In addition, it includes an instrument tuner that can be used in conjunction with the built-in microphone.

The EZ guide

It has been designed to be easy to use. It provides an Easy Guide button that helps the user in every step with instructions in six languages.

Conclusions

The CD-2e is Roland, so we can be sure that it will be a quality product, but the price, approximately 600 Euros, is really excessive. A so price for a 2-track device is really too much. In addition it doesn't provide the USB connection. My opinion is that it is too much expensive.

Other reviews

Multitrack Digital Recorders

    D888
  • Korg
    D888

    The section of the analog mixer is really complete and with many rather valid features. For instance, 3-band EQ and Trim control. The signal processing is at 44.1 kHz and 40-bit. But it is expensive.

  • MD8
  • Yamaha
    MD8

    Yamaha discontinued the MD8, but it can be an excellent solution, at a good price, for a small band or your home studio. Eight separate tracks and a good mixer.

  • Cakewalk V-STUDIO 100
  • Roland
    Cakewalk V-STUDIO 100

    Eight inputs and six outputs. EQ and compression on six channels. A built-in metronome and many useful functions. But, above all, it can be also an advanced mixer and a very useful controller.

Handheld Recorders

Effects

Guitars

Guitar Amps