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With 1GB of integrated memory, the DS-50 offers a truly staggering recording time: over 275 hours in LP mode, and over 17 hours even in highest-quality STXQ stereo mode. Of course, you can leave some of that capacity free for your favourite MP3 or WMA tunes, downloaded podcasts or enthralling audio books – all easily navigable via either voice guidance or the intuitive menu system. The DS-50 is available in a metallic midnight blue.
Podcast & audio book support
Over 275 hours digital recording
Large backlit white LCD screen
Podcast & Audio Book support
1GB internal memory
5 recording qualities (STXQ/XHQ/HQ/SP/LP)
Voice activation (VCVA)
Large LCD screen with white backlight
MP3 / WMA playback
Up to 200 messages per folder
What's in the Box?
DS-50 Digital Voice Recorder
DSS Player v7 software
Two AAA batteries
If you require a digital transcriber to work along side this product we recommend the Olympus AS-2300 or AS-4000 Transcription Kit
VERSATILE Choose from five recording options – LP for maximum space, SP, HQ, SHQ or XSHQ (extra-quality stereo) for highest-quality recordings.
EVEN EASIER TO USE Includes a large, high-contrast LCD screen with backlight plus prominent, precision buttons.
ADVANCED STEREO PLAYBACK Includes noise cancellation for clearer results, variable sound control to emphasise the human voice, plus slow or fast play mode for easy note taking.
SIMPLE TO MANAGE Offers automatic archiving and synchronisation, five programmable alarm playback and timer recordings.
LONGER LASTING Two AAA batteries provide up to 26 hours’ earphone playback or over 30 hours’ recording time.
FAST-TRANSFER READY Move files to or from PCs via a high-speed USB 2.0 cable.
Recording Format WMA (Windows Media Audio)
Recording Media Memory: built-in 1GB
Max. Recording time (LP): 275 hours 20 min
Max. Recording time (SP): 138 hours 30 min
Max. Recording time (HQ): 70 hours 20 min
Max. Recording time (ST) Mid: 35 hours 10 min
Max. Recording time (ST) Hi: 17 hours 30 min
PC Interface High Speed USB 2.0
SXQ 44.1kHz: 128kbps /
SHQ: 44.1kHz:64kbps /
HQ: 44.1kHz:32kbps /
SP: 22kHz:16kbps /
Overall Frequency Response
SXQ: 50-19,000Hz /
SHQ: 50-16,000Hz /
HQ: 50-13,000Hz /
SP: 100-8,000Hz /
Specified Input Level -70 dBv
Folders 5 folder with individual folder names
up to 200 messages per folder.
Date/Time Stamp YES
Speaker Built-in 23mm round dynamic speaker
Microphone Jack 3.5 mm / Impedance, 680 Ohm
Earphone Jack 3.5 mm / Impedance, 8 Ohm
Maximum Working Output 250 mW
Alkaline Battery Life Recording
STXQ: 20h /
STHQ: 22h /
HQ: 24h /
SP: 28h /
Ni-Mh Battery Life Recording
STXQ: 15h /
STHQ: 16h /
HQ: 18h /
SP: 21h /
Playback (all mode): Speaker: 9h / Earphone: 20h
Noise Cancel Function YES
VCVA Recording YES
Index up to 16 in one file
Playback (all mode): Speaker:12h / Earphone: 26h
External Dimensions 117 x 37.5 x 16 mm (with Microphone)
Weight 80g (with Microphone and incl. batt.)
What will I need?
IBM PC/AT compatible PC
One free USB port, earphone output or speakers.
Operating System: Microsoft WindowsME/2000 Professional/XP Professional, Home Edition
Mac OS 10.2-10.3 (must support USB storage class)
Windows Media Player for MAC installation Media Player for MAC installation
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