Olympus Digital Voice Recorder

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The new WS-852 digital audio recorder from Olympus is great for simple and easy note-taking in the classroom, at home, or at work.

About the Olympus WS-852

The Olympus WS-852 4GB Digital Voice Recorder can record and playback audio files using WMA and MP3 formats. The internal 4GB memory supports up to 1600 hours of recording and the included batteries can power the recorder for up to 100 hours. The WS-852 also has a microSD card slot, so you can add an additional 32GB of external memory. It is equipped with a mini-USB 2.0 port as well, which supports connectivity with your PC or Mac. It supports voice activation for hands-free recording and stopping as well. The recorder has a built-in mic, but it also has a microphone jack for connecting an external mic. Other features include a calendar search function, a scene select function, five folders that hold up to 200 files each and a Simple Mode for beginners.

 Olympus WS-852 Includes

  • Olympus WS-852 4GB Digital Voice Recorder
  • 2 x AAA Alkaline Batteries
  • Portable USB Cable
  • Olympus 1 Year Limited Warranty Olympus

WS-852 Features

  • 1600 Hours Of Recording Time: With 4GB of internal memory and 1600 hours of recording time, you'll be able to capture notes, lectures and more - and still have room to store documents. The device also features a microSD slot with the potential to hold up to 32GB of additional memory
  • Simple Mode Perfect for Beginners: The Simple Mode supports beginners by having the recorder display only the necessary information in large font. It also limits the functions in the menu to those most frequently used. For advanced users, the normal mode with full functionality is recommended
  • Built-in Stand: The built in stand placed on the back of the body is carefully designed to reduce the noise from the surface when the recorder is placed on the table. It works much like a kickstand and allows users to read the menu without having to look down at the recorder
  • USB Connectivity to Email, Edit And Archive: Allows high speed, mass storage of files for emailing or saving of audio files and fast transfers to your PC
  • Multi Format: Record and play back in both of the standard high-function formats: MP3 and WMA " Calendar Search Function: The Calendar Search Function allows you to easily search for files by date - and play them back with ease
  • Variable Control Voice Actuator: Voice Activation makes automatic starting and stopping of the recorder an extra benefit that saves time and energy
  • Scene Select Function: Wherever you are, whether it's a conference room, large hall, or at home dictating, the microphones will automatically adjust to capture the best sound depending on your setting
  • The Telephone Recording And Duplication: By simply selecting from the menu, you can set optimum recording settings according to the scenes. Telephone Recording and Duplication have been added as options that are available when the recorder is used in combination with accessories
  • Portable USB Cable With a Strap: The recorder is bundled with a portable USB cable which is compact and easy to store. You can attach the portable USB cable to the recorder with a strap. It also has a place to store extra microSD cards

Olympus WS-852 Specifications

  • Recording format MP3 and WMA
  • Internal memory 4GB
  • External memory microSD(2GB-32GB)
  •  Folders/Messages 5/200 per folder
  • Recording Mode Highest quality: MP3 192kbps Frequency response: 70-19,000Hz Recording time: Approx. 43h 30m Default setting: MP3 128kbps Frequency response: 70-17,000Hz Recording time: Approx. 65h Longest time: WMA 5kbps Frequency response: 70- 3,000Hz Recording time: Approx. 1,600h
  • PC connection Included USB cable
  • Calendar Search Function Yes
  •  Speaker D28mm round dynamic speaker
  • Microphone jack D3.5mm mini-jack, impedance 2k ohm
  • Earphone jack D3.5mm mini-jack, impedance 8k ohm or more
  • Maximum working output 320mW (8 ohm speaker)
  • Battery life (Recording) Approx. 100h (WMA 5kbps)with alkaline battery
  • PC Requirements Windows: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 (Standard installation) With more than one free USB port Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.5-10.8 (Standard installation) with more than one free USB port
  • Battery 2 AAA battery (LR03) or 2 Olympus Ni-MH rechargeable battery
  • External Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.3 x 1.5 x 0.7" / 10.92 x 3.81 x 1.77cm
  • Weight Including battery: 2.5 oz / 70.87 g

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