Olympus DS-61 Digital Voice Recorder
DSS Player Software
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, youÆll have 530 hours or recording time so youÆll never miss
a beat! With the DSS Player software and Podcasting capabilities û itÆs 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-SENSITIVITY DETACHABLE STEREO MICROPHONE.
Along with the removable
microphone, this little device features four directional microphone modes and
euphony, which supports surround sound.
Ensures seamless operation of various complex functions as
you move through the menu.
DSS PLAYER VER.7 SOFTWARE.
Supports the automatic download of Podcast
contents, and provides great file management options.
áThe 2GB of internal memory provides 530 hours of recording.
áStores highly compressed WMA (Windows Media Audio) format voice
messages in integrated flash memory.
áPlayback and store WMA and MP3
High-sensitivity detachable stereo microphone included, offering excellent
Built-in monaural microphone for monaural recording.
direction microphones modes to capture everything and Euphony, along with a
surround sound system.
Several recording modes can be selected including
stereo recording modes ST XQ or ST HQ, and three types of monaural recording
modes including HQ, SP, and LP.
Five voice folders can save up to 200
messages per folder. Music, Podcast, and Audible folder are also available.
Bright high-contrast monochrome LCD panel with backlight.
guidance feature gives audio notification of operating conditions. It ensures
seamless operation of various complex functions.
Built-in Variable Control
Voice Actuator (VCVA) function.
Timer Recording and Alarm features enable
automatic recording and playing at a set time.
The Low Cut Filter minimizes
air conditioner noise and other similar noises while recording.
and temp mark features allow you to quickly find desired locations.
playback speed can be controlled as preferred.
Choose from four playback
functions: Repeat, Skip, Fast and Slow.
Noise Cancel Function and Voice
Filter Function cut noise and enable clear audio playback.
Can be used as a
USB microphone or USB speaker.
Can be utilized as external memory to store
pictures, text data, etc.
An included remote control can be attached to the
recorder to control play, record and stop functions.
DSS Player Software
(included) enables easy archiving, editing and further processing of recordings.
By registering favorite Podcast programs in DSS Player, you can download the
latest broadcasting content automatically. New content can be transferred to the
recorder simply by connecting it to a computer.
Compatible with Audible.com
files. Store and listen to content purchased from Audible.com.
AC adapter is available for longer recording.
Up to 32 hours of continuous
operation with two AAA batteries.
Recording Format WMA (Windows Media Audio)á
Recording Media Built-in
2 GB flash memory
Recording Time ST XQ mode: Approximately 33 hours, 50
ST HQ mode: Approximately 67 hours, 40 minutes
ST SP mode:
Approximately 135 hours, 30 minutes
HQ mode: Approximately 135 hours, 30
SP mode: Approximately 266 hours, 50 minutes
Approximately 530 hours, 50 minutes
Input Level -63 dBv
PC Interface USB
LED Two colors (red = record; green = playback)
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
STEREO SP mode: 22 kHz
HQ mode: 44.1 kHz
SP mode: 22 kHz
mode: 8 kHz
Overall Frequency Response STEREO XQ mode: 50-19,000
STEREO HQ mode: 50-16,000 Hz
STEREO SP mode: 50-9,000 Hz
SP mode: 100-8,000 Hz
LP: 100-3,000 Hz
LP Mode Yes
Voice Activation Yes
Demographic Data Input Yes
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
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«
Windows XP Professional, Home Edition
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
Windows Vista: 800 MHz or more
RAM 50 MB or more
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
Audio Output Speaker or earphone outputá