An ultra high-quality stereo microphone steps up to the plate and special sound editing software brings it on home.
And in between are a series of features-from 2GB of internal memory, to MP3 and WMA recording format capabilities, to sophisticated user-friendly editing software-that make the DM-420 the recorder of champions.
2GB Internal Memory
2GB of internal memory for 533 hours of recording, with removable microSD media.
MP3 and WMA Recording
Records and plays back in MP3 and WMA and plays back in WAV.
51 Hours of Battery Life
Up to 51 hours of battery life, with recharging possible via USB ports on your computer.
Super high quality stereo recording.
PC Link with USB
Files are PC downloadable for editing, storage and all post-recording management, and the battery can be charged through the USB port.
Easy-to-use Olympus Sonority editing software for sound editing, file management and Podcast management, compatible with PCs and MACs.
Podcasts can be automatically downloaded.
PC downloads via USB are conducted with 2.0 high speed capability.
Ultra high quality zoom microphone.
Voice guidance ensures seamless, user-friendly operation of all functions in the menu.
Variable Control Voice Actuator
Built-in VCVA (Variable Control Voice Actuator) is a handy hands-free function.
Micro SD card compatible.
Recording Format MP3 and WMA
Recording Media Built-in 2GB flash memory (and micro SD card slot)
Recording Time MP3
44.1 kHz 320 kbps 13 hours, 45 minutes
44.1 kHz 256 kbps 17 hours, 15 minutes
44.1 kHz 192 kbps 23 hours, 00 minutes
44.1 kHz 128 kbps 34 hours, 45 minutes
STXQ 44.1 kHz 128 kbps 34 hours, 00 minutes
STHQ 44.1 kHz 64 kbps 68 hours, 00 minutes
STSP 22 kHz 32 kbps 136 hours, 00 minutes
HQ 44.1 kHz 32 kbps 136 hours, 00 minutes
SP 22 kHz 16 kbps 268 hours, 00 minutes
LP 8 kHz 8 kbps 533 hours, 00 minutes
Input Level -60 dBv
PC Interface USB
Folders Messages Voice: 5 folders / Up to 999 files per folder
Music: 1 folder / Up to 999 files
Podcast: 1 folder / up to 999 files
Sampling Frequency MP3: 44.1 kHz
WMA: 8- 44.1 kHz
Overall Frequency Response MP3
44.1 kHz 320 kbps: 40-20,000 Hz
44.1 kHz 256 kbps: 40-20,000 Hz
44.1 kHz 192 kbps: 40-19,000 Hz
44.1 kHz 128 kbps: 40-17,000 Hz
STXQ 44.1 kHz 128 kbps: 40-19,000 Hz
STHQ 44.1 kHz 64 kbps: 40-15,000 Hz
STSP 22 kHz 32 kbps: 40-9,000 Hz
HQ 44.1 kHz 32 kbps: 40-13,000 Hz
SP 22 kHz 16 kbps: 40-8,000 Hz
LP 8 kHz 8 kbps: 40-3,000 Hz
Practical Maximum Output 320 mW
Speaker 23 mm round dynamic speaker
Microphone Jack 3.5 mm / Impedance, 2.2 kohms
Earphone Jack 3.5 mm / Impedance, 8 ohms or more
Power Supply Two AAA AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries or AC power supply
Battery Life NiMH: Recording - Approximately 51 hours
Size 4.33 x 1.53 x 0.63 in. (110 x 38.9 x 16 mm) without protrusions
Weight 2.96 oz. (84 g)
OS Supported Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2, 3
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2, 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Vista Home Basic Service Pack 1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista Business Service Pack 1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista Enterprise Service Pack 1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 1(32-bit/64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Mac OS X 10.4.11 ? 10.5
CPU Windows XP/Vista: 32bits (x86) of 1GHz and above or 64bits (x64) processor
Mac OS X 10.4.11 ? 10.5: Power PC G5 or Intel Multicore Processor 1.5GHz and above