1.23" LCD, 2GB internal flash memory, Built-in stereo, Voice Activation, Built-in 16mm round dynamic speaker, 1 x AAA (Ni-MH chargeable via USB) Battery Type
MacMall Part #: 8907454
Manufacturer Part #: WS500M-REF
Olympus WS-500M Digital Voice Recorder - Silver
The WS-500M Digital Voice Recorder (Silver) from Olympus is more than just a way to record meetings and personal notes; the WS-500M is also a 500 song capacity MP3/WMA music player and USB storage device for transferring even large documents to your PC. The recorder features a built-in USB drive for direct connection with your computer, freeing you up from having to find a cable every time you need to transfer files. The 2GB of internal flash memory can store up to 545 hours of audio, while the 5 organizing folders allow for storage of up to 200 files each.
The WS-500M features a built-in stereo microphone that captures quality audio in stereo or mono. However, the microphone jack, allows for enhanced audio recording via an external mic. Other important features include voice activation, 21 hours of battery life, and a multi-language LCD. The recorder also features MP3 recording, in addition to WMA, thanks to a free firmware update on the Olympus website.
Internal Memory Record up to 545 hours of audio to the 2GB internal flash memory
Recording Formats Record in both WMA and MP3 formats. MP3 recording is made possible via a firmware update on the Olympus site
Music Player Capabilities Doubles as a music player that holds up to 500 songs and supports MP3 and WMA music files
5 Folders for Organized Storage Each of the 5 storage folders allows you to organize up to 200 files
Battery Life One AAA battery provides up to 21 hours of continuous recording time
Voice Activation Voice Activation automatically starts recording when sounds are audible, conserving battery power
Built-In Stereo Mic Capture quality audio with the built-in stereo mic or add an external mic for enhanced sound recording
USB Direct Design Connect the WS-500M directly to your computer's USB port for transfer of audio, music, photos and documents
Microphone Type: Built-in stereo
Media: 2GB internal flash memory Format: WMA, MP3
Speaker: Built-in 16mm round dynamic speaker
LCD: Yes - 1.23"
Input: Microphone jack
Output: Headphone jack
Other: USB 2.0
Battery Type: 1 x AAA (Ni-MH chargeable via USB)
Battery Life (approx.): 21 hours (Alkaline, LP mode)
External Power Supply: N/A
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Great Little Recorder
By William Biehl
Small enough to tuck in my shirt pocket. Strong enough to pick up conversations. Clear enough to record live music. Great Buy!!
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