Maybe we should have called it the Ultra recorder.
Ultra-long memory, ultra sensitive microphone, ultra useful features, ultra sleek The DM-520 provides more than a thousand hours of recording with 4GB of internal memory and state-of-the-art capabilities such as file move, file copy, sound editing and multi-format recording.
4GB Internal Memory
4GB of internal memory allows you more than a thousand worry-free hours of recording time, with microSD card compatibility that extends it to 512MB-16GB.
Edit your files with Olympus Sonority software, which is compatible with PCs and MACs.
MP3, WMA and PCM Recording
Record and play back in MP3, WMA and PCM formats with a quality that?s as good as its operation is easy.
Micro SD card compatible.
51 Hours of Battery Life
Don?t let old memories of battery drain drain your confidence. There's up to 51 hours of recording capability with the DM-520's super-long-life battery. And the battery can be charged when you hook the recorder up to your computer via the USB port.
The ultra-high quality stereo microphone provides superior performance.
Scene Selection Playback
Increase your playback ease with a scene selection playback function.
Download podcasts automatically.
PC downloads via USB are conducted with 2.0 high speed capability.
Easy File Management
Move and copy files between internal memory and the micro-SD card with ease.
Optional External Microphones
Be a pro with the optional tie-clip microphone. A telephone recording device is another handy option.
A voice guidance system ensures seamless, user-friendly operation of all functions in the menu.
Variable Control Voice Actuator
Built-in VCVA (Variable Control Voice Actuator) is another hands-free function that adds ease and practicality.
Recording Format MP3, WMA and PCM (WAV)
Recording Media Built-in 4 GB flash memory (and micro SD card slot)
Recording Time PCM
48 kHz 16 bit 5 hours, 45 minutes
44.1 kHz 16 bit 6 hours, 15 minutes
44.1 kHz 320 kbps 28 hours, 00 minutes
44.1 kHz 256 kbps 35 hours, 00 minutes
44.1 kHz 192 kbps 46 hours, 45 minutes
44.1 kHz 128 kbps 70 hours, 00 minutes
STXQ 44.1 kHz 128 kbps 68 hours, 45 minutes
STHQ 44.1 kHz 64 kbps 137 hours, 30 minutes
STSP 22 kHz 32 kbps 275 hours, 00 minutes
HQ 44.1 kHz 32 kbps 275 hours, 00 minutes
SP 22 kHz 16 kbps 541 hours, 00 minutes
LP 8 kHz 8 kbps 1,076 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 PCM: 44.1- 48 kHz
MP3: 44.1 kHz
WMA: 8- 44.1 kHz
Overall Frequency Response PCM
48 kHz 16 bit: 40-23,000 Hz
44.1 kHz 16 bit: 40-21,000 Hz
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 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