Reatime Video Presenter


Stunning visual performances anywhere

PR-50 Main Screen
  Main Screen

The PR-50 is one of the popular Roland PR Video Presenter Series. The PR-50 is a unique video display and performance system designed for video display or visual performances used in retail, concerts, churches, tradeshows, hotels, conventions centers and seminars. The internal hard-drive storage format is DV so display quality remains very high – ideal for plasma and large display applications. Playback of clips is instant and can be configured in preset sequences. Real-time presentations can be triggered on demand using a touchscreen, RS-232C device, MIDI, optional DV-7C controller, mouse or keyboard. For ad display installations, the PR-50 contains a Scheduler for display management and is also networkable sharing content folders and clock adjustments remotely. Multiple PR-50s can be setup in a master/slave configuration for synchronized multiscreen applications. In addition, it can be turned into a stand-alone KIOSK via its customizable GUI.

The PR-50 is suitable for

• Visual presentations in conjunction with concerts, live stage shows, and dance clubs (with MIDI Keyboard, trigger unit, etc.)
• Video kiosk systems
• Video performance presentation at events such as trade shows, business presentations, weddings, etc.

On-demand Playback of Digital Video

• Native DV audio/video signal output
• Stores and plays back up to 13 hours of unique content even in a continuous loop

Real-time Operation

• MIDI control of digital video and audio content
• Allows fully automated loop playback
• Easy re-display of any sequenced clip with a single key stroke

Multi-interface Control

• Direct and easy operation with a mouse or ASCII keyboard
• Real-time effect/mixing with DV7C controller
• Use any MIDI controller (e.g. MIDI keyboard, touch-pad, or V-LINK™ enabled device)
• Touch screen via RS-232C control
• Compatibility with many third-party devices (PR-50 Compatibility)

Integration of Video Formats

• Allows editing of video and audio clips
• Can use removable hard disks (DV-HD60/DV-HD120) as a media source for dynamic playback and archiving
• Will import DV video clips created on a PC through the CD-ROM drive and FireWire interface

Multi-screen performance by controlling the PR-50 with a MIDI controller. Multi-Screen Setup Instructions.

The PR-50 can be controlled by MIDI note and program change information. The PR-50 can also be controlled by the DV-7C, regular keyboard, and RS-232C control such as a touch screen.


Supported TV Systems
NTSC or PAL (Differing according to regional specifications)
Video Format
DV format
Audio Format
PCM (16-bit, 48kHz)
Input /Output Connectors (Front)
Video input/output: DV jack (i.LINK) 4-pin type (conforms to IEEE1394), Audio output, Headphones jack stereo 1/4 inch phone type
Input /Output Connectors (Rear)
Video input/output: DV Jack (i.LINK) 4-pin type (conforms to IEEE1394), Video input, S-Video 4-pin mini DIN type (Y: 1.0Vp-p, C: 0.286Vp-p, 75ohm), Composite RCA phono type (1.0Vp-p, 75ohm), Audio input (L, R), RCA phono type, Video output, S-Video output 4-pin mini DIN type (Y: 1.0Vp-p, C: 0.286Vp-p, 75ohm), Composite RCA phono type (1.0Vp-p, 75ohm), Audio output (L, R), RCA phono type
Storage Devices
Internal Hard Disk Drive 80GB (for system program and data storage)
Expansion Slot
Removable Hard Disk 1 slot (for optional DV-HD series), CD-ROM Drive
Control Interfaces
PS/2 6-pin mini DIN type x 2 (for mouse and keyboard). LAN Port 10/100 Base-T x 1
Serial Port
RS-232C x 1
A type x 4 (for optional controller, card reader, and MIDI interfaces)
Display Output
HD DB-15 type (Analog RGB, resolution 1024 x 768 fixed)
Power Supply
AC 117V, AC 230V, AC 240V (50/60Hz), AC 220V (60Hz)
Power Consumption
Mouse (PS/2), Mouse Pad, DV Cable, DV-7DLC Template Sheet
Video Editing Controller: DV-7DLC, Removable Hard Disk: DV-HD120, USB Card Reader: DL-CR1
Size and Weight
360 mm
14-3/16 inches
420 mm
16-9/16 inches
130 mm
5-1/8 inches
8.5 kg
18 lbs. 12 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.


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