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Display type Full Colour TFT LCD with white LED backlight
Display size 34mm x 42mm / 2.1 inch (176 x 220 pixels)


Internal memory 2GB (microSD)
External memory 2GB microSD + up to 32GB SD
Storage media SD, SDHC

Device Operation

Main switch Push Buttons (REC / STOP / PLAY / RWD)
Power switch Slide Power ON / HOLD
Programmable button 3 programmable smart buttons

Power Supply

Requirements Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (710mAh)
External power supply A517 AC Adaptor (option)
Battery LI-42B
Battery life Recording (SP mode)
Approx. 21 hours
Internal battery charge AC / USB / Cradle (all using Olympus rechargeable battery only)


Built-in microphone Mono
Microphone type Electret condenser | 10Ø
Directional characteristic omni-directional
Microphone sensitivity Dictation / Conference
Recording format DSS/DSS Pro/WAV/MP3
Voice activated recording VCVA
Hands-free recording Dictation & Transcription
via optional Footswitch RS-31 or Hand Controller RS-32
Level meter 1 channel on screen
Overall frequency response [PCM]
44.1kHz/16bit | 50 - 20,000Hz
44.1kHz/256kbps | 50 - 20,000Hz
44.1kHz/128kbps | 50 - 17,000Hz


Playback speed control Slow / Normal / Fast
Cue / review Yes

Editing & Workflow

Partial erase with DSS / DSS Pro
Insert with DSS / DSS Pro
Overwrite with DSS / DSS Pro
Append with DSS / DSS Pro
Index mark 32 per file (DSS Pro), 16 per file (DSS)
Author ID setting 10
Work type ID setting 20
Priority setting Yes (High / Normal)
Verbal comments up to 32 per file
Folders Up to 7 (name changeable)
Text editor Yes
Pending Yes

Additional Functions

Wireless features Toshiba FlashAir™ Card compatible


Device lock by PIN Yes
File encryption / decryption DSS Pro real time encryption (128/256 bit)
Lock single files Yes


Housing colour Black
Housing material Metal
Dimensions 114.5mm (H) x 49.8mm (W) x 17.5mm (D)
Weight 107g (including battery)
Microphone jack Ø3.5mm mini jack | impedance 2kΩ
EAR jack Ø3.5mm mini jack | impedance 8Ω or more
Speaker Built-in Ø23mm round dynamic speaker
Maximum speaker output 235mW (8Ω speaker)
Compatible OS Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7/8 | Mac OS X
Compatible software Olympus Dictation Management System (ODMS) R6
Docking station CR-15 (option)
Supplied items Lithium-ion rechargeable battery x 1, USB Cable, Carrying Case, Olympus Dictation Management System (ODMS) CD-ROM (Dictation Module)
Dragon® score 6 Dragons
Languages EN / DE / CZ / DK / ES / FR / NL / PL / RU / SV
Other Meta Data Import Function via XML file