On one hand, the Olympus LS-7 Linear PCM recorder with superior-to-CD quality sound, three sensitive microphones, pre-recording function, and more, is easy to operate. You will find a ton of usefulness packed into a slim package weighing 3.17 ounces. Just turn it on. You will be amazed.
24 BIT/ 96 KHZ LINEAR PCM RECORDING.
Sound that?s even better than what you hear on a compact disc. Every nuance of every note and syllable is captured and played back with a rich and resonant quality.
4GB INTERNAL MEMORY AND REMOVABLE MICRO SD CARD CAPABILITY.
With 4GB of internal memory you?ll be able to capture hours of music, lectures, and more ? and still have room to store documents. For even more storage, the LS-7 is microSD card compatible.
3 MICROPHONES (STEREO DIRECTIONAL MIC AND CENTER OMNI DIRECTIONAL MIC).
The LS-7 employs two condenser stereo mics and a center, omni-directional mic capable of capturing lower bass ranges as low as 20Hz. The 45-degree outward positions of the two condenser mics enable users to record with wider stereo sound.
PCM (WAV), MP3 and WMA RECORDING.
Select from one of three standard recording formats: WAV, MP3 or WMA. The availability of three compatible formats increases the versatility of decisive, on-the-spot audio recording.
VIA USB OR OPTIONAL AC ADAPTER FOR CHARGING BATTERY.
With a USB cable or optional AC adapter it is easy to charge your recorder. You can also quickly transfer your files over to your Mac or PC via a USB cable.
FILE DIVIDE, MOVE AND COPY.
Divide files and make partial cuts right inside the device. Or, move and copy files between the internal memory and the micro SD card, which makes it easier to switch to a different micro SD card on the go.
RECORDING LEVEL SETTING.
Recording preferences can be fine-tuned with a Level function that?s clearly displayed, along with a PEAK indicator, on the recorder?s bright LCD.
Voice feedback for actions lets the user operate the LS-7 without looking at the display.
Voice Activation makes automatic starting and stopping of the recorder an extra benefit that saves time and energy.
Recording Format PCM (WAV), MP3 and WMA
Recording Media Built-in 4GB flash memory and micro SD card slot
88.2kHz 24-bit: 1h55m
48kHz 16-bit: 5h25m
44.1kHz 16-bit: 5h55m
44.1kHz mono: 11h55m
64kbps mono: 131h
8kbps mono: 1007h
PC Interface Hi speed USB 2.0
Overall Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz(center microphone ON)
70Hz-20kHz(center microphone OFF)
Practical Maximum Output
4.0mW + 4.0mW (at load of 16O)
400mW (8oHM load)
Speaker 20 mm round dynamic speaker (mono)
Microphone Jack 3.5mm dia. Mini-jack, impedance 2.2kO
Earphone Jack 3.5mm dia, impedance 8O or more
Power Supply 2 x AAA Ni-MH rechargeable batteries or alkaline (LR03 or R03) batteries / DC5V AC adapter (optional)
Size 4.4 x 1.5 x 0.6 inch (112 x 39.8 x 15.9 mm)
Weight 3.17 oz (90g), including batteries
OS Supported Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 Mac OS X 10.4.1-10.6