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Specifications


Recording formats

Recording formats Linear PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) format
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer3) format
WMA (Windows Media Audio) format

Sampling frequency

Linear PCM format 44.1kHz/16bit: 44.1kHz
MP3 format 256kbps: 44.1kHz
128kbps: 44.1kHz
WMA format 32kbps: 44.1kHz
8kbps: 8kHz

Maximum headphone output

Maximum headphone output 3mW + 3mW (when 16Ω load)

Memory

Built-in NAND flash memory 8GB
microSD card Supports 2GB to 32GB
  • Some of the memory is used as a management area, so the amount of memory that can actually be used will be less.

Speaker

Type Built-in 18mm dynamic speaker
Maximum working output 150mW (speaker)

Power supply

Specified voltage 1.5V
Battery AAA alkaline battery x1 (LR03) or Olympus NiMh rechargeable battery x1
External power supply USB Connecting AC Adapter: A514 (5V DC)

External dimensions / Weight / Operating temperature

External dimensions 101mm × 40.6mm × 15.1mm
  • Excludes largest projections.
Weight 54g
  • Including batteries.
Operating temperature 0 - 42°C

Reception frequency

FM radio 87.5MHz - 108.0MHz

Frequency response

Linear PCM format 44.1kHz/16bit: 40Hz - 21kHz
MP3 format 256kbps: 40Hz - 20kHz
128kbps: 40Hz - 17kHz
WMA format 32kbps: 40Hz - 13kHz
8kbps: 40Hz - 3kHz

Built-in stereo microphone

When recording 70Hz - 20kHz
  • The upper limit of the frequency response depends on the recording mode when recording in MP3 format or WMA format.
When playing back 20Hz - 20kHz

Battery duration (when recording with the built-in stereo microphone and using the internal memory)

Linear PCM format: 44.1kHz/16bit When using alkaline battery: Approx. 20 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 15 hours
MP3 format: 128kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 27 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 21 hours
WMA format: 32kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 32 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 24 hours
WMA format: 8kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 37 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 28 hours
  • The battery duration was tested in accordance with the Olympus testing method. It will significantly vary depending on the battery used and operating conditions (in particular, the battery duration will be significantly affected when functions such as the zoom microphone, noise cancellation, voice balancer, voice filter, and speed/pitch change are used).
  • The battery duration will be shorter for a NiMh battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • The battery duration will be shorter when a microSD card is in use.

Battery duration (voice files: when playback through speaker)

Linear PCM format: 44.1kHz/16bit When using alkaline battery: Approx. 19 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 15 hours
MP3 format: 128kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 21 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 17 hours
WMA format: 32kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 21 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 17 hours
WMA format: 8kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 24 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 20 hours
  • The battery duration was tested in accordance with the Olympus testing method. It will significantly vary depending on the battery used and operating conditions (in particular, the battery duration will be significantly affected when functions such as the zoom microphone, voice playback, noise cancellation, voice balancer, transcription mode, playback speed, and Wi-Fi are used).
  • The battery duration will be shorter for a NiMh battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • The battery duration will be shorter when a microSD card is used.

Battery duration (voice files: when playback through earphones)

Linear PCM format: 44.1kHz/16bit When using alkaline battery: Approx. 22 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 17 hours
MP3 format: 128kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 29 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 21 hours
WMA format: 32kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 30 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 22 hours
WMA format: 8kbps When using alkaline battery: Approx. 30 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 22 hours
  • The battery duration was tested in accordance with the Olympus testing method. It will significantly vary depending on the battery used and operating conditions (in particular, the battery duration will be significantly affected when functions such as the zoom microphone, voice playback, noise cancellation, voice balancer, transcription mode, playback speed, and Wi-Fi are used).
  • The battery duration will be shorter for a NiMh battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • The battery duration will be shorter when a microSD card is used.

Battery duration (when using the FM radio, using the internal memory, and using the earphone)

When FM radio reception When using alkaline battery: Approx. 12 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 11 hours
When recording FM radio (128 kbps MP3 format) When using alkaline battery: Approx. 8 hours
When using NiMh battery: Approx. 8 hours
  • The battery duration was tested in accordance with the Olympus testing method. It will significantly vary depending on the battery used and operating conditions (in particular, the battery duration will be significantly affected when functions such as the zoom microphone, voice playback, noise cancellation, voice balancer, transcription mode, playback speed, and Wi-Fi are used).
  • The battery duration will be shorter for a NiMh battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • The battery duration will be shorter when a microSD card is used.

Recording time (Linear PCM format)

Built-in memory (8GB) Approx. 11 hrs 30 min
microSD card (32GB) Approx. 48 hrs
microSD card (16GB) Approx. 23 hrs 30 min
microSD card (8GB) Approx. 11 hrs 30 min
  • The possible recording time may be shorter than the above when short recordings are made repetitively (use the possible recording time and elapsed recording time indications as a rough guide only).
  • The possible recording time also varies due to the differences in the available memory space of different microSD cards.

Recording time (MP3 format)

Built-in memory (8GB) 256kbps: Approx. 65 hrs
128kbps: Approx. 130 hrs
microSD card (32GB) 256kbps: Approx. 265 hrs
128kbps: Approx. 530 hrs
microSD card (16GB) 256kbps: Approx. 132 hrs
128kbps: Approx. 264 hrs
microSD card (8GB) 256kbps: Approx. 66 hrs
128kbps: Approx. 132 hrs
  • The possible recording time may be shorter than the above when short recordings are made repeatedly (use the possible recording time and elapsed recording time indications as a rough guide only).
  • The possible recording time also varies due to the differences in the available memory space of different microSD cards.

Recording time (WMA format)

Built-in memory (8GB) 32kbps: Approx. 505 hrs
8kbps: Approx. 1980 hrs
microSD card (32GB) 32kbps: Approx. 2070 hrs
8kbps: Approx. 8100 hrs
microSD card (16GB) 32kbps: Approx. 1030 hrs
8kbps: Approx. 4030 hrs
microSD card (8GB) 32kbps: Approx. 515 hrs
8kbps: Approx. 2010 hrs
  • The possible recording time may be shorter than the above when short recordings are made repeatedly (use the possible recording time and elapsed recording time indications as a rough guide only).
  • The possible recording time also varies due to the differences in the available memory space of different microSD cards.

Maximum recording time per file

Linear PCM format Approx. 3 hrs. 20 min.
MP3 format 256kbps: Approx. 37 hrs 10 min
128kbps: Approx. 74 hrs 30 min
WMA format 32kbps: Approx. 26 hrs 40 min
8kbps: Approx. 148 hrs 40 min
  • The maximum size of one file is limited to approximately 4GB for WMA format and MP3 format and approximately 2GB for linear PCM format (WAV).
  • The maximum recording time per file is limited to the values above regardless of the amount of remaining memory.

Number of tracks that can be recorded

8GB Approx. 1,950 tracks
  • At 128kbps and 4 minutes per track
  • Please note that recorder specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice to make performance improvements and other changes.

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