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Olympus DS-61 Stereo Digital Voice Recorder with 2GB Internal Memory

Item # OMDS61 (Part # 142005)
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Item Description:
Fill its 2GB of file storage space with MP3s, audiobook files or podcasts and record your notes and meetings.
 The DS-61 finds just the right balance between price and performance. Fill its 2GB of file storage space with MP3s, audiobook files or podcasts and record your notes and meetings in the especially versatile WMA format for a stress-free audio processing experience. This blue-coloured model comes complete with a handy carry case.

Record high quality sound, by remote control and from any direction, with the new direction microphone modes. The six different recording modes (three stereo and three monaural) allow you capture stereo sound from meetings, interviews and other critical information expected of professional digital recorders. With 2GB of built in memory, you?ll have 530 hours or recording time so you?ll never miss a beat! With the DSS Player software and Podcasting capabilities ? it?s the ideal professional audio device.

530 Hours Recording Time .
Enjoy over 530 hours of continuous recording time in LP mode with 2GB of internal flash memory.

High Sensitive Detachable Stereo Microphone
Along with the removable microphone, this little device features four directional microphone modes and euphony, which supports surround sound.

Voice Guidance
Ensures seamless operation of various complex functions as you move through the menu.

DSS Player Software Version 7
Supports the automatic download of Podcast contents, and provides great file management options.


  • Up to 530 Hours of recording with the built in 2 GB internal memory
  • Versatile recording quality option :
    - Mono: LP, SP, HQ
    - Stereo: STSP, STHQ, STXQ
  • Enhanced voice guidance system: dictates information about battery levels, intro scan playback and leads users through the set-up navigation
  • Ease of use: includes a large, high-contrast LCD screen with  backlight plus prominent, precision buttons
  • Podcast function with bookmarking for easy stop-and-go listening
  • Customisable playback speed of 50-200%
  • Simple to manage: five storage folders plus music folder (up to 200 messages per folder), one music folder, plus automatic archiving and synchronisation
  • 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 Hi-Speed USB  2.0 cable
  • High-sensitivity detachable stereo microphone included, offering excellent portability.
  • Built-in monaural microphone for monaural recording.
  • Four direction microphones modes to capture everything and Euphony, along with a surround sound system.
  • Built-in Variable Control Voice Actuator (VCVA) function.
  • Timer Recording and Alarm features enable automatic recording and playing at a set time.
  • Index mark and temp mark features allow you to quickly find desired locations.
  • Choose from four playback functions: Repeat, Skip, Fast and Slow.
  • Noise Cancel Function and Voice Filter Function cut noise and enable clear audio playback.


Recording Format WMA (Windows Media Audio)
Recording Media Built-in 2 GB flash memory
Recording Time ST XQ mode: Approximately 33 hours, 50 minutes
ST HQ mode: Approximately 67 hours, 40 minutes
ST SP mode: Approximately 135 hours, 30 minutes
HQ mode: Approximately 135 hours, 30 minutes
SP mode: Approximately 266 hours, 50 minutes
LP mode: Approximately 530 hours, 50 minutes
Input Level -63 dBv
PC Interface USB
LED Two colors (red = record; green = playback)
Folders Messages Voice: 5 folders / Up to 200 messages per folder
Audible: 1 folder / Up to 200 files
Music: 1 folder / Up to 200 files

Up to 128 folders, including the pre-created Podcast folder, can be added in up to two layers beneath the Music folder. Each folder can hold up to 200 files.
Sampling Frequency STEREO XQ mode: 44.1 kHz
STEREO HQ mode: 44.1 kHz
STEREO SP mode: 22 kHz
HQ mode: 44.1 kHz
SP mode: 22 kHz
LP mode: 8 kHz
Overall Frequency Response STEREO XQ mode: 50-19,000 Hz
STEREO HQ mode: 50-16,000 Hz
STEREO SP mode: 50-9,000 Hz
HQ mode: 50-13,000 Hz
SP mode: 100-8,000 Hz
LP: 100-3,000 Hz
LP Mode Yes
Voice Activation Yes
Demographic Data Input Yes
Practical Maximum Output 250 mW
Write Protection Yes
Speaker 23 mm round dynamic speaker
Microphone Jack 3.5 mm / Impedance, 1.4 kohms
Earphone Jack 3.5 mm / Impedance, 8 ohms
Power Supply Two AAA alkaline (LR03 or R03) batteries or two AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries or AC power supply
Batteries Two AAA alkaline batteries
External Power Supply Yes
Battery Life Alkaline: Recording - Approximately 32 hours;
NiMH: Recording - Approximately 22 hours
Size 4.37 x 1.48 x 0.63 in. (111 x 37.5 x 16 mm) without protrusions
Weight 2.8 oz. (80 g) with microphone
OS Supported Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Windows XP Professional, Home Edition
Windows Vista Ultimate, Enterprise, Business, Home Premium,Home Basic
CPU Windows 2000/XP: Intel Pentium II class 333 MHz processor or more (If recording to a hard disk directly with the WMA format, please use in the range of 500 MHz or more)
Windows Vista: 800 MHz or more
RAM 50 MB or more
Sound Board Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or 100%-compatible sound card
Video Card and Display 800 x 600 pixels or more, 256 colors or more
Removable Drive 2x or faster CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW or DVD-ROM drive
USB Port At least one free USB port
Audio Output Speaker or earphone output
DS-61 Digital Stereo Recorder
Wired remote control
Stereo microphone
USB Cable
Stereo earphones
DSS Player Version 7 Software CD-ROM
Two AAA-alkaline
Carrying case
This Kit Includes: