Specifications


Recording formats

Recording formats Linear PCM (pulse-code modulation)format
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3) format
WMA (Windows Media Audio) format

Sampling frequency

Linear PCM format
22.05 kHz/16 bits
22.05kHz
MP3 format
128 kbpst
44.1kHz
WMA format
32 kbps mono
44.1kHz
WMA format
5 kbps mono
8kHz

Maximum headphone output

Maximum headphone output ≦ 150 mV (conforms to EN 50332-2)

Recording media

Built-in NAND flash memory 4GB
  • Some memory capacity is used as a management area, so the actual usable capacity will always be slightly less than the displayed capacity.

Speaker

Type Built-in Φ 10 mm round dynamic speaker
Maximum working output 90mW (8Ω speaker)

Earphone jack

Type Φ 3.5mm impedance 8Ω or more

Power source

Standard voltage 1.5V
Battery One AAA dry cell battery (model LR03), or one Olympus nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery

External dimensions / Weight / Operating temperature

External dimensions 17mm × 130mm × 17mm
  • Not including largest projection
Weight 37.5g
  • Including battery.
Operating temperature 0 to 42℃ (32 to 107.6℉)

Frequency response

When recording with built-in
stereo microphone
Linear PCM format (22.05kHz/16bit):50Hz~10kHz
MP3 format (128kbps):50Hz~17kHz
WMA format (32 kbps mono):50Hz~13kHz
WMA format (5 kbps mono):50Hz~3kHz
During playback 20Hz to 20kHz

Battery life (when recording with the built-in stereo microphone)

Linear PCM format
22.05 kHz/16 bits
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 24 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 20 hours
MP3 format
128 kbps
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 27 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 22 hours
WMA format
32 kbps mono
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 33 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 26 hours
WMA format
5 kbps mono
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 50 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 38 hours
  • The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [LED] is set to [OFF]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed, or using the [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer], [Rec Scene], [Play Scene] and [Rec Standby] functions may affect the battery life).

Battery life (voice files: when playback through speaker)

Linear PCM format
22.05 kHz/16 bits
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 19 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 16 hours
MP3 format
128 kbps
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 21 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 18 hours
WMA format
32 kbps mono
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 24 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 19 hours
WMA format
5 kbps mono
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 24 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 19 hours
  • The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [LED] is set to [OFF]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed, or using the [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer], [Rec Scene], [Play Scene] and [Rec Standby] functions may affect the battery life).

Battery life (voice files: when playback through earphones)

Linear PCM format
22.05 kHz/16 bits
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 23 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 19 hours
MP3 format
128 kbps
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 28 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 22 hours
WMA format
32 kbps mono
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 29 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 23 hours
WMA format
5 kbps mono
When using alkaline battery: Approx. 29 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 23 hours
  • The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [LED] is set to [OFF]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed, or using the [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer], [Rec Scene], [Play Scene] and [Rec Standby] functions may affect the battery life).

Recording time (Built-in memory: 4GB)

Linear PCM format
22.05 kHz/16 bits
12 hours (approx.)
MP3 format
128 kbps
66 hours (approx.)
WMA format
32 kbps mono
258 hours (approx.)
WMA format
5 kbps mono
1620 hours (approx.)
  • Actually available recording times may be shorter than the figures shown here when making short recordings repeatedly (Equipment displays of available/elapsed recording times should be considered guideline values).

Maximum recording time per file

Linear PCM format
22.05 kHz/16 bits
6 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
MP3 format
128 kbps
66 hours (approx.)
WMA format
32 kbps mono
26 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
WMA format
5 kbps mono
148 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
  • The maximum file size is limited to about 4 GB in the MP3 format, and to about 2 GB in the linear PCM (WAV) format.
  • Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recording time per file is restricted to the following values.

Number of tracks that can be recorded

4GB 800 tracks (approx.)
  • At 128kbps and 4 minutes per track
  • The figures above are guideline values.
  • Please note that recorder specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice to make performance improvements and other changes.

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