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Getting started Recording Playback FM radio Menu Use with a PC Other information EN 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 WS-833 WS-832 WS-831 DIGIT AL VOICE RECORDER USER MANUAL Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital voice recorder . Please read these instructions for information about using the product correctly and safely .
2 EN Names of parts ............................................................................ 4 Recorder ................................................................................................ 4 Display ................................
3 EN Table of contents Preventing ac cidental file erasure [File L ock]...................................... 61 Sorting files [Sor t by] .......................................................................... 61 Moving/copying files [Move/C opy].
4 EN Names of parts Recorder 7 5 6 4 1 3 2 $ ^ ) % 9 8 0 ! @ # w - q * ( & = 1 Built-in stereo microphone (L) 2 Built-in stereo microphone (R) 3 LED indicator light (LED ) 4 MENU / S.
5 EN Names of parts Names of parts Display 4 [ Recorder ] mode 4 5 12 3 6 12 3 5 16 3 7 8 9 0 ! @ # $ 5 Folder list displa y File list displa y File displa y 1 Recording media ind.
6 EN Names of parts Names of parts Display 4 [ Music ] mode 12 3 4 5 6 12 3 5 16 3 8 7 ! 9 0 @ # 5 $ List display 1 List display 2 File display When folder contains files and folde.
7 EN Names of parts Names of parts Display 4 [ FM Radio ] mode WS-833 model only Radio reception display 4 3 5 1 2 6 Radio recording display 4 3 7 8 1 2 6 0 9 ! 1 Recording media indicat or 2 Battery indicator 3 Preset number being rec eived 4 Radio frequency being received 5 Radio frequency bar indicator 6 Function button guide display 7 Folder indicator 8 V oice rec order status indicator [ ]: Recording indicator [ ]: Recording pause indicator 9 Recording forma t indicator 0 Elapsed recording time ! Possible r ecording time TIP • Pressing and holding the ST OP ( 4 ) button while the voice rec order is in stop mode displays the [ T ime & date ] and [ Remain ] (amount of possible recording time r emaining) settings.
1 Setup 8 EN Setup After unpacking the voice recorder , follow the steps below to have it r eady for use. Getting started 1 3 Insert the battery Getting started 2 3 Turn the power ON Getting started 3 3 Select the battery setting Select the batter y setting to match the inserted battery.
1 9 EN Setup Setup Inserting the battery Before using the voic e recorder , inser t the battery in the batter y compartment of the voice recor der . 1 Slide open the battery/card cov er while lightly pressing down on it. 2 Insert a AAA battery, making sure its positive and negativ e terminals are placed corr ectly .
1 Setup 10 EN Setup Setting the inserted battery 1 Press the + / – button to select the type of battery you inserted. Battery type [ Ni-MH ] ( ) Select if you inserted an Olympus nickel-metal hydride rechar geable battery (model BR404).
1 11 EN Charging the battery Charging the battery Charging the battery by connec ting to a PC’ s USB connec tor WS-833 and WS-832 models only NOTE • Before connecting the USB connector , release HOLD mode ( ☞ P .19). 1 Start the PC.
1 Charging the battery 12 EN Charging the batter y 5 Charging has finished when the battery indicator changes to [ ]. Chargingtime: About 3 hours* * Appr oximate time needed to fully charge a completely flat battery at room temperature. Battery charging time will depend on the amount of remaining power and the state of the battery.
1 13 EN Charging the battery Charging the batter y Charging the battery by connec ting to an AC adapter with a USB connection (model A514; optional) WS-833 and WS-832 models only NOTE • Before connecting the AC adapt er , select [ AC Adapter ] f or the USB connection setting ( ☞ P .
1 Charging the battery 14 EN Charging the batter y 4 Charging is finished when [ Battery full ] appears. When charged with the power turned off When charged with the power turned on Displayed when the battery is fully charged NOTE • Use only the Olympus USB connecting AC adapter model pro vided (A514).
1 15 EN Batteries Rechargeable batteries Read the information below carefully when using a nickel-metal hydride rechar geable battery (model BR404). 4 Discharging Rechargeable batteries discharge naturally when not in use. Be sure to char ge the battery before use.
1 Batteries 16 EN Batteries Battery precautions • The voice rec order does not support manganese batteries. • Always turn power off bef ore replacing the battery. F iles may be damaged if the battery is removed while the voice rec order is recording or performing an operation such as erasing a file.
1 17 EN Inserting/removing a microSD card The voice rec order has its own internal memory, and also supports standard microSD car ds (microSD , microSDHC) sold separately . Inserting a microSD c ard 1 While the voic e recor der is in stop mode, open the battery/ card co ver .
1 Inserting/removing a microSD card 18 EN Inserting/removing a microSD c ard Removing a microSD card 1 While the voic e recor der is in stop mode, open the battery/ card co ver . 2 Release the microSD card b y pressing it inw ard, then letting it slowly return.
1 19 EN Preventing accidental opera tion Setting the voice recorder t o HOLD mode maintains the current operation and disables button operations. HOLD mode is a handy feature f or preventing unintentional operation fr om accidental button presses when the voic e recorder is carried in a bag or pocket.
1 Turning the pow er OFF 20 EN Turning the power OFF Existing data, mode settings and the clock setting are saved when the pow er is turned OFF . 1 Slide the POWER / HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow for at least half a second. • The playback stop position at pow er OFF is stored in memory.
1 21 EN [Home] screen operations Selec ting the mode In addition to its recording function, the voice rec order also provides music play er and FM radio* functions. Choose the application you want by selecting one of the voice recor der’ s modes.
1 [Home] screen operations 22 EN [Home] screen operations When [ Recorder ] is selected The voice recorder enters [ Recorder ] mode. A udio can be recorded with the built-in microphone. Files r ecorded with the microphone or from the FM radio* can also be played back ( ☞ P .
1 23 EN Folders In addition to its own internal memory, the voic e recorder can also use microSD car ds as a data recording media. Sound files, music files and c ontent files stored on either media are sav ed in folders arranged in a tree structure.
1 Selecting folders and les 24 EN Y ou can selec t a different folder while the voic e recorder is in stopped or pla ying a file. See “ Folders ” ( ☞ P .23) for a description of the voice r ecorder’ s hierarchical f older structure.
1 25 EN Selecting folders and les Selec ting folders and files + / – button Used to select a folder or file. [ Home ] screen Used to select the voice recor der mode ( ☞ P .21). List display Displays the folders and files r ecorded in the voice recor der .
2 Recording 26 EN Recording The voice rec order has five folders ([ & ] t o [ * ]) in which recorded files can be sav ed. These folders provide a handy wa y to sort recordings into separate categories (such as business and leisure). Basic recording procedure 1 Press the + / – , 0 or 9 button in the [ Home ] screen and select [ Recorder ], then press the ` OK button ( ☞ P .
2 Recording 27 EN Recording Sound files recorded with the voic e recorder are aut omatically given a file name in the format below . 131001 _ 0001.WMA 12 3 1 Date r ecorded Indicates the year , month and day the recording was made . 2 File number Appended file numbers are consecutive regar dless of whether the recording media has been switched .
2 Recording 28 EN Recording Recording linear PCM format files of ov er 2 GB WS-833 and WS-832 models only When recording a linear PCM f ormat file, recording will continue ev en after the file size exceeds 2 GB. • The data is divided and saved in separate files of up to 2 GB.
2 Recording 29 EN Recording Monitoring while recording Y ou can monitor the recording as you are making it by listening on the earphone plugged into the voice rec order’ s EAR jack. Use the + / – button to adjust the recording monitor volume.
2 Recording with an external microphone 30 EN Recording with an external microphone Y ou can record audio input using an external microphone or other device connected to the voice recor der’ s microphone jack. Do not plug or unplug devices into voice rec order jacks while recording .
2 Recording from another connected device 31 EN Recording audio from another device with this recorder Audio can be recor ded when you have connected the audio output terminal (earphone jack) of another device and the MIC jack of the recorder using the connecting cord KA333 (optional) for dubbing.
2 Changing the recording scene [Rec Scene] 32 EN Changing the recording scene The voice rec order has preregist ered templates of optimum settings tailored to various recording applications such as lectures and dictation. When selecting one of these templates you can enter several settings rec ommended for your rec ording application all in a single operation.
2 Changing the recording scene [Rec Scene] 33 EN Changing the recording scene [Rec S cene] Preregistered [Rec Scene] settings [ Lecture ] [ Rec Level ][ High ] [ Rec Mode ][ MP3 128 kbps ] [ Zoom Mic ] * [ +6 ] [ Low Cut Filter ][ On ] [ VCVA ][ Off ] [ V-Sync.
3 Playback 34 EN Playback In addition to files recorded by the v oice recorder , you can also play files in W AV*, MP3 and WMA format transf erred from a PC. * WS-833 and WS-832 models only Basic playback procedure 1 Select the file to play from the folder containing it ( ☞ P .
3 Playback 35 EN Playback Playback settings Y ou can selec t various file playback methods tailored to differ ent applications and tastes. [ Voice Playback ] *1 *3 ( ☞ P .69) Only plays voice portions of a recorded audio file. [ Shadowing ] ( ☞ P .
3 Playback 36 EN Playback Fast-forwarding F ast-forwarding while the voice recorder is in stop mode 1 W ith the voice r ecorder stopped, press and hold the 9 button. • [ ß ] appears in the display . • F ast-forwarding stops when you release the 9 button.
3 Playback 37 EN Playback Skipping to the beginning of a file Skipping to the beginning of the next file 1 Press the 9 button while the voice r ecorder is in stop mode , or during playback. Skipping to the beginning of the current file 1 Press the 0 button while the voice r ecorder is in stop mode , or during playback.
3 Playback 38 EN Playback Music files If a music file transferred to the voice r ecorder is unplayable, check that its sampling rate , bit count and bit rate values are within the supported ranges. T he sampling rate, bit count and bit rate combinations supported for music file playback by the v oice recorder are shown below .
3 Playback 39 EN Playback 3 Press the ` OK button. Playback speed/ tone indicator TIP • When speech is still difficult to discern after changing the playback speed, changing the tone may help . • When the speed/tone changing function and [ Play Scene ] function have both been selected, the [ Play Scene ] setting takes precedence .
3 Playback 40 EN Playback ABC repeat playback The voice rec order has a function that lets you repeat the playback of a portion (segment) of the file being played. In addition to the A-B repeat function available fr om previous models, the segment to repeat can be changed during repeat pla yback.
3 Playback 41 EN Playback ABC repeat playback TIP • Y ou can change the playback speed ( ☞ P .3 8), and fast-f orward/ rewind ( ☞ P .36) when the [ B ] indicator is blinking. • If playback reaches the end of the file when the [ B ] indicator is blinking, the end of the file is treated as the segment end position, and repeat playback starts.
3 Playback 42 EN Playback ABC repeat playback 5 Press the F1 (SET C) button at the desired end position for ABC repeat playback. • Segment B-C is set, and ABC repeat playback starts. • The shadowing playback function is enabled. TIP • Y ou can repeat Steps 4 and 5 as needed to change the repeat segment as desired.
3 Index marks/temp marks 43 EN Writing an index mark or temp mark in a file enables you to quickly access desired position in the file with the same operations used for fast-forwarding, r ewinding or skipping to the star t of a file. Index marks can only be written in files created with Olympus voic e recorders .
3 Calendar Search func tion 44 EN Using the Calendar Search func tion to search for a file Y ou can search for voice files by specifying a recor ding date. If you have f orgotten in which folder a file has been saved , this feature lets you ac cess it quickly by entering its recording date .
3 Selecting preset playback settings template [Play Scene] 45 EN Selec ting a preset playback settings template This voice rec order has 2 preregist ered template [ T r anscription ] and [ Language study ], with optimum settings tailored to such playback scenes .
3 Erasing les/folders 46 EN This section describes how to erase a single unneeded file from a folder , erase all the files in the current folder at once , or erase a selected folder . Erasing files 1 Select the file you want to erase ( ☞ P .
3 Erasing les/folders 47 EN Erasing files/folders Erasing a folder 1 Select the folder you want to erase ( ☞ P .24). 2 In the folder display scr een, press the ERASE button while the voice recorder is in stop mode . • The voice rec order returns to the stopped mode if no operation is performed for 8 seconds.
4 Before using the F M radio function 48 EN Before using the F M radio func tion Radio signal reception quality varies substantially depending on where you are using the radio . Poor rec eption can often be improved by adjusting the antenna position or orientation, or moving to a more accessible location f or the signal such as a near window .
4 Presetting radio stations automatically 49 EN Presetting a local radio station [By scanning] Follo w the steps below to preset the frequency of an FM radio station y ou can receive in y our area. 1 Connect the earphones to the voice r ecorder’ s EAR jack.
4 Presetting radio stations automatically 50 EN Presetting radio stations automa tic ally Presetting a local radio station [By scanning] 11 Press the + / – button to select [ Start ]. 12 Press the ` OK button. • When [ Set by scanning completed ] appears, the operation is finished.
4 Listening to FM radio 51 EN Listening to FM radio Follo w the steps below to listen to ster eo FM radio on the voice r ecorder . 1 Set FM radio mode b y performing Steps 1 to 4 of the procedure giv en in “ Presetting radio stations automatically ” ( ☞ P .
4 Listening to FM radio 52 EN Listening to F M radio Selecting the reception mode Different rec eption modes can be selected to match different rec eption conditions. If the radio station you want to listen to has a signal t oo weak to be detected by the automatic preset process, y ou can select manual reception to adjust the radio frequency manually.
4 Adding preset radio stations 53 EN Adding a radio station received manually as a preset station [Set manually] Follo w the steps below to add a radio station receiv ed in frequency mode as a preset radio station. 1 Set FM radio mode b y performing Steps 1 to 4 of the procedure giv en in “ Presetting radio stations automatically ” ( ☞ P .
4 Adding preset radio stations 54 EN Adding preset radio stations Adding a radio station received manually as a preset station [Set manually] 10 Pr ess the + / – button to select [ Save preset ]. 11 Pr ess the ` OK button. • When the message [ Preset (number) saved ] appears , the procedure is finished.
4 Deleting preset radio stations 55 EN Deleting an unneeded preset radio station 1 Set FM radio mode b y performing Steps 1 to 4 of the procedure giv en in “ Presetting radio stations automatically ” ( ☞ P .49). 2 Press the F2 button to set preset mode.
4 Recording FM radio 56 EN Recording FM radio Even when FM radio r eception is clear , noise may enter after starting to recor d in certain reception envir onments. T o avoid such a problem, perform a test recording beforehand . T ry to record in a location with good radio rec eption.
4 Recording FM radio 57 EN Recording F M radio Recording FM radio TIP • Files rec orded from FM radio ha ve “FM” appended to the beginning of the file name assigned at the time of recording ( ☞ P .27). FM130715_0007.MP3 Date: 130715 (July 15, 2013) NOTE • When recording F M radio, always connect the earphones to the EAR jack.
5 58 EN Setting menu items Setting menu items Basic operation Menu items are arranged by tabs, letting y ou quickly set desired items by selecting a tab and then moving to the desired item within the tab . F ollow the steps below to set a menu item.
5 Setting menu items 59 EN Setting menu items Basic operation 5 Press the ` OK button. • The setting of the selected item is displayed. • Y ou can also use the 9 button to perform this operation. 6 Press the + / – button to change the setting.
5 60 EN Setting menu items Setting menu items Basic operation 4 Menu items that can be set during recording • Rec Level • Zoom Mic *1 • Low Cut Filter • VC V A • Back light • LED 4 Menu items that can be set during Playback • Propert y • Noise Cancel *2 • Voice Balancer *2*3 • Voice Filt er *2*4 • Play Mode • Equalizer *5 • Sk ip Space • Back light • LED 4 Menu items that can be set while listening to the radio (WS-833 model only) • Rec M ode *6 • S et stations *6 • S can Level *6 • Back light • LED • Output *6 *1 WS-833 model only *2 Function active only in [ Recorder ] mode.
5 File menu [File Menu] 61 EN Extracting the speaking por tions of files of spoken-word cont ent [ Voice Detect] The [ V oice Detect ] function extrac ts the speaking por tions of a file of spoken-word content recorded b y the voice recor der .
5 62 EN File menu [File Menu] File menu [File Menu] Moving/copying files [Mo ve/Copy] Files sav ed in the internal memory or on a microSD card can be mov ed or copied within memory. See “ Moving/copying files [Mov e/Copy] ” ( ☞ P .84) for the procedure.
5 Recording menu [Rec Menu] 63 EN Selecting the recording sensitivity [ Rec Level] Y ou can change the recording level (sensitivity) as needed for your recor ding application. [ High ]: The highest recording sensitivity . Suited to recording lectures , large conferenc es and other applications with distant or quiet sound sources.
5 64 EN Recording menu [Rec Menu] Recording menu [Rec Menu] Setting the recording mode [ Rec Mode] Y ou can prioritize sound qualit y or recording time. Select the recording mode that best matches your recor ding application. [ PCM 44.1 kHz ] *1 [ MP3 256 kbps ] *1 [ MP3 192 kbps ] *2 [ MP3 128 kbps ] [ WMA 32 kbps mono ] *3 [ WMA 8 kbps mono ] *3 *1 WS-833 and WS-832 models only *2 WS-831 model only *3 Mono recording TIP • Sound quality increases as the recording rate value incr eases.
5 Recording menu [Rec Menu] 65 EN Recording menu [Rec Menu] Selec ting microphone directivity [Zoom Mic] Zoom mic function High directivity Low directivity Narrow sound pickup range Broad sound pickup range NOTE • The [ Zoom Mic ] function has been set so as to optimize its performance when it is used with the voice recor der’ s built- in stereo microphone .
5 66 EN Recording menu [Rec Menu] Recording menu [Rec Menu] Adjusting the voice activation level for voice-activated recording 1 Press the REC ( s ) button to start recording . • Recording pauses automatically about 1 second after the input sound becomes quieter than the set activation sensitivity.
5 Recording menu [Rec Menu] 67 EN Recording menu [Rec Menu] Voice sync recording function [ V-Sync. Rec] The voice sync rec ording function automatically starts recording when a sound louder than a preset voice sync r ecording level (detection level) is detected, and automatically stops recor ding when the sound volume level decreases .
5 68 EN Recording menu [Rec Menu] Recording menu [Rec Menu] 3 Press the REC ( s ) button again. • The blinking message [ Standby ] appears in the display , and the LED indicator light flashes. • Recording starts automatically if the input is louder than the voice sync level.
5 Playback menu [Play Menu] 69 EN Skipping non-voice portions during playback [Voice Playback] The [ V oice Playback ] function lets you only play the speaking portions of a recorded file of spoken-word content. WS-833 and WS-832 models only NOTE • The speaking portions of the file must be extracted beforehand ( ☞ P .
5 70 EN Playback menu [Play Menu] Playback menu [Pla y Menu] Reducing noise during playback [Noise Cancel] Use the [ Noise Cancel ] function to reduc e noise when a recorded v oice is difficult to discern. [ High ][ Low ]: Reduces surrounding noise, pr oducing higher sound-quality playback.
5 Playback menu [Play Menu] 71 EN Playback menu [Pla y Menu] Emphasizing voice more clearly [Voice Filter] During normal playback or fast/slow playback, the voice filter function cuts low- and high-frequency range tone and emphasizes voices, making them more clearly audible.
5 72 EN Playback menu [Play Menu] Playback menu [Pla y Menu] 3 Press the + / – button to select a setting. When [ Playback range ] was selected: [ File ], [ F older ], [ All ]: Specify the range of files for playback. When [ Repeat ] or [ Random ] was selected: [ On ]: The files in the specified playback range are played r epeatedly or at random.
5 Playback menu [Play Menu] 73 EN Playback menu [Pla y Menu] Changing music sound quality [Equalizer] The voice rec order’ s equalizer settings can be changed to change music sound quality as desired. When [ User ] was selected 1 Press the 9 button.
5 74 EN Playback menu [Play Menu] Playback menu [Pla y Menu] NOTE • Forward/rev erse skip operations over a skip space that contains an index mark/ temp mark or the starting position of a file will stop at that mark or at the start position.
5 LCD/Sound menu [LCD/Sound Menu] 75 EN LCD/Sound menu [LCD/Sound Menu] Setting the backlight [Backlight] The display backlights are switched on for a preset amount of time when a button operation is performed. [ 5 sec. ], [ 10 sec. ], [ 30 sec.
5 76 EN LCD/Sound menu [LCD/Sound Menu] L CD/Sound menu [LCD/Sound Menu] Changing the display language [Language] Y ou can selec t the language used in the voice recorder’ s display s. • [ Čeština ] , [ Dansk ], [ Deutsch ], [ English ], [ Español ], [ Français ], [ Italiano ], [ Nederlands ], [ Polski ], [ Русский ], [ Sv enska ], [ 簡体中⽂ ], [ 繁 體中⽂ ].
5 Device menu [Device Menu] 77 EN Device menu [Device Menu] Selecting the recording media [Memory Select] When there is a microSD card in the v oice recorder , you can select whether to record on the internal memory or on the microSD card ( ☞ P .
5 78 EN Device menu [Device Menu] Device menu [De vice Menu] Setting the date/time [Time & Date] Set the date and time beforehand to enable easier management of recorded files . If the current date and time are not correct, set them using the procedure below .
5 Device menu [Device Menu] 79 EN Device menu [De vice Menu] Setting the USB connec tion [USB Settings] The [ PC ] setting lets you connect the voice recorder to a PC t o transfer files. The [ AC Adapter ] setting lets you connect the voice recorder to a USB-connection AC adapter (model A514; optional) to charge the rechargeable battery .
5 80 EN Device menu [Device Menu] Device menu [De vice Menu] L CD/Sound Menu: Backlight: 10 sec. Contrast: Level 06 LED: On Beep: On Language: English Speaker: On Device Menu: Memory S elect: Internal memor y Pow er Save: 10 min. Battery : Ni-MH *2 Alkaline *4 USB Settings: USB Connection: PC USB Class: Storage Class FM Menu *1 : Rec Mode: MP3 128 kbps Scan level: High Output: Earphone *1 WS-833 model only *2 WS-833 and WS-832 models only *3 F unction active only in [ Recorder ] mode.
5 FM menu [F M Menu] 81 EN WS-833 model only Selecting the recording sound quality [Rec Mode] This setting cannot be changed while recording from F M radio. [ MP3 256 kbps ] [ MP3 128 kbps ] Presetting a radio station [Set stations] Y ou can preset radio stations to make them easier to select ( ☞ P .
5 82 EN Extracting the speaking por tions of les of spoken-word content [Voice Detect] Extracting the speaking portions of files of spoken-word content [Voice Detect] The [ V oice Detect ] function extrac ts the speaking por tions of a file of spoken-word content recorded by the v oice recorder .
5 Extracting the speaking por tions of les of spoken-word content [Voice Detect] 83 EN Extrac ting the speaking por tions of files of spoken-w ord content [ Voice Detect] Extracting the speaking portions of files of spoken-word content [Voice Detect] NOTE • The message [ No file ] appears if you select a folder that doesn’ t contain a saved file.
5 84 EN Moving/copying les [Move/Cop y] Moving/copying files [Move/Copy] Files sav ed in the internal memory or on a microSD card can be mov ed or copied within memory. WS-833 and WS-832 models only 1 Before performing the move/ copy oper ation, first select the folder containing the file y ou want to mov e or copy ( ☞ P .
5 Moving/copying les [Move/Cop y] 85 EN Moving/cop ying files [Mov e/Cop y] Moving/copying files [Move/Copy] 8 Press the + / – button to select the number of files to move or c opy . [ One file ]: Selects only the specified file [ Selected files ]: Lets you select multiple files.
5 86 EN Moving/copying les [Move/Cop y] Moving/cop ying files [Mov e/Cop y] Moving/copying files [Move/Copy] When [ All files ] was selected All the files in the current folder are selected automatically , and the display switches to the [ Destination ] screen.
5 Dividing les [File Divide] 87 EN Dividing a file [File Divide] Large files or files with long recording times can be divided for easier management and editing. NOTE Only MP3-format and PCM-format* files recorded on the v oice recorder can be divided.
5 88 EN Dividing les [File Divide] Dividing files [File D ivide] Dividing a file [File Divide] TIP • After dividing a file, the first half of the file is given the name “ File name_1 ” and the second half “ File name_2 ”. NOTE • [ File Divide ] can be performed only when the file list is displayed.
5 Setting the USB connection [USB S ettings] 89 EN Setting the USB connection [USB Settings] The [ PC ] setting lets you connect the voice r ecorder to a PC to transfer files . The [ AC A dapter ] setting lets you connect the voice rec order to a USB-connection AC adapter (model A514; optional) to charge the rechargeable batt ery.
5 90 EN Setting the USB connection [USB S ettings] Setting the USB connec tion [USB S ettings] Setting the USB connec tion [USB Settings] When [ USB Connection ] was selected 8 Press the + / – button to select a setting. [ PC ]: Select to connect the voice recorder to a PC.
5 Forma tting recording media [Forma t] 91 EN Formatting a recording media [Format] Formatting a r ecording media erases all existing files saved on it. Be sur e to transfer all important files to a PC before formatting. 1 While the voic e recorder is in stop mode, press and hold the MENU / SCENE button.
5 92 EN Forma tting recording media [Forma t] F orma tting recording media [F orma t] Formatting a recording media [Format] NOTE • Never format the voic e recorder from a PC. • Formatting erases all the existing data, including locked files and read-only files.
6 PC operating environment 93 EN Connecting the voice recor der to a PC lets you: • Play WMA-, MP3- and W A V*-f ormat language-learning content and music files loaded on a PC using Windows Media Player or iT unes. * WS-833 and WS-832 models only • As well as a voice r ecorder and music player , y ou can use this device as a PC’ s external memory device to save or read data from the PC ( ☞ P .
6 PC operating environment 94 EN PC operating en vironment PC connection prec autions • When uploading or downloading a file to or from the voic e recorder , data transf er will continue as long as the voice rec order’ s LED indicator light is flashing, even if the PC data communication screen disappears.
6 PC connection/disconnec tion 95 EN Connecting the voice recorder to a PC 1 Start the PC. 2 Slide the USB connec tor slide lever in the direction of the arrow . • The USB connector extends out. The USB connector cover is stor ed inside the voice recor der .
6 PC connection/disconnec tion 96 EN PC connec tion/disconnec tion Disconnec ting the voice recorder from a PC Windows 1 On the task bar at the bottom- right of the screen, click [ ] and select [ Safely remove USB Mass Storage Device ]. • The letter used to identify the drive will vary according to your PC.
6 Loading a le to a PC 97 EN The voice rec order’ s five audio recor ding folders are display ed on the PC as [ FOLDER_A ], [ FOLDER_B ], [ FOLDER_C ], [ FOLDER_D ] and [ FOLDER_E ]. Recorded audio files are display ed within these folders (for WS-833 model only , recor dings from FM radio ar e saved in a folder labeled [ FLD_FM ]).
6 Usage as external memory of the PC 98 EN Connecting the voice recor der to a PC lets you transfer v oice recorder data to sa ve in the PC, and vice-versa. Windows 1 Connect the voic e recorder to the PC ( ☞ P .95). 2 Open Window s Explorer .
7 Alarm message list 99 EN Alarm message list Message Meaning Action required Battery low The remaining battery power is low . Replace or charge the battery ( ☞ P .9, P .11). File locked An attempt was made to erase a locked file. Y ou must unlock the file befor e you can erase it ( ☞ P .
7 Alarm message list 100 EN Alarm message list Message Meaning Action required No file There are no files in the f older . Select another folder ( ☞ P .23, P .24). Format error A formatting problem occurred . Format the memory again ( ☞ P .
7 Troubleshooting 101 EN Problem Possible cause Solution The display is blank. The battery is not inserted properly . Check that the positive and negative terminals of the battery are placed correctly ( ☞ P .9). The remaining battery power is low .
7 Troubleshooting 102 EN T roubleshooting Problem Possible cause Solution Audio file sound is distorted. WS-833 model only The recording lev el hasn’t been adjusted. Redo recording after adjusting the recording level ( ☞ P .63). The voice recor der’ s recording level, or the output level of the connected external device may be too high.
7 Troubleshooting 103 EN T roubleshooting Problem Possible cause Solution Noise when monitoring a recording Feedback is being caused. Connecting a speaker with a built-in amplifier may cause feedback during recording. U sing the earphones to monitor recording is rec ommended.
7 Recorder care 104 EN Recorder c are s Ex terior • Wipe gently with a soft cloth. If the recorder is very dirty, soak the cloth in mild soapy water and wring well. Wipe the r ecorder with the damp cloth and then wipe it with a dry cloth. s Monitor • Wipe gently with a soft cloth.
7 Accessories (optional) 105 EN Accessories f or Olympus voice recor ders can be purchased directly from the Online Shop on the Olympus website. Availability of accessories diff ers depending on the country. ME51SW stereo microphone Has a large- diameter built-in microphone for sensitive ster eo recording .
7 Copyright and trademark information 106 EN • The information in this document is subject to change in future without prior notice . Contact Olympus Customer Support Center for the latest pr oduct names, model numbers and other information. • Voic e recorder display s and product illustrations shown in this manual may differ from the actual product.
7 Safety prec autions 107 EN Before using the voic e recorder , read this manual to ensure correct and safe operation. After reading this manual, be sure to keep it on hand for r eady reference whenever needed. Important safety precautions • Important safety precautions in this manual are accompanied by the symbol and labels below .
7 Safety prec autions 108 EN S afety prec autions s If the voice recor der is dropped in water or , if water , metal or c ombus- tible foreign matter gets inside: 1 Remove the battery immediately. 2 Contact your place of purchase or an Olympus service center for repair .
7 Safety prec autions 109 EN S afety prec autions f W ARNING s Do not touch or hold the batter y with wet hands. It may cause electric shock or malfunctions. s Do not use a batter y with a scratched or damaged case . It may cause ruptures or overheating.
7 Safety prec autions 11 0 EN S afety prec autions Disposing the rechargeable battery s Rec ycling batteries helps saving resources . When disposing a used battery , alway s cov er its terminals and observe local laws and r egula- tions. Operating pr ecautions • Do not leave the voice r ecorder in hot or humid locations such as in direct sunlight inside a vehicle, or on a beach during summer .
7 Speci cations 111 EN General items 4 Recording forma ts Linear PCM (pulse- code modulation) format ( WS-833 and WS-832 models only) MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3) f ormat WMA ( Windows Media Audio) f ormat 4 Sampling frequency Linear PCM format 44.
7 Speci cations 11 2 EN Specific ations Frequency response 4 When recor ding from MIC jack Linear PCM format 44.1 kHz/16 bits *1 40 Hz to 21 kHz MP3 format 256 kbps *1 40 Hz to 20 kHz 192 .
7 Speci cations 11 3 EN Specific ations Battery life The figures below are guideline values . 4 When recor ding with built-in stereo microphone (using internal memory) Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery Linear PCM format 44.
7 Speci cations 11 4 EN Specific ations NOTE • The battery life figures shown here w ere determined using an Olympus test method. Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions. • Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly .
7 Speci cations 11 5 EN Specific ations 4 WMA format Recording media Recording mode 32 kbps 8 kbps Internal memory WS-833 model (8 GB) 505 hours (approx.) 1980 hours (approx.) WS-832 model (4 GB) 257 hours (approx.) 1000 hours (approx.
7 Speci cations 11 6 EN Specific ations Maximum recording time per file • The maximum file size is limited to about 4 GB in the WMA and MP3 formats, and to about 2 GB in the linear PCM ( W A V ) format. • Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recor ding time per file is restricted to the following values: 4 Linear PCM format Recording mode Recording time 44.
For customers in E urope: The “CE” mark indicates that this product complies with the European requirements for saf ety, health, en vironment and customer prot ection. This symbol [crossed-out wheeled bin WEEE Annex IV] indicates separate collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment in the EU countries.
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Un point important après l'achat de l'appareil (ou même avant l'achat) est de lire le manuel d'utilisation. Nous devons le faire pour quelques raisons simples:
Si vous n'avez pas encore acheté Olympus WS-832 c'est un bon moment pour vous familiariser avec les données de base sur le produit. Consulter d'abord les pages initiales du manuel d'utilisation, que vous trouverez ci-dessus. Vous devriez y trouver les données techniques les plus importants du Olympus WS-832 - de cette manière, vous pouvez vérifier si l'équipement répond à vos besoins. Explorant les pages suivantes du manuel d'utilisation Olympus WS-832, vous apprendrez toutes les caractéristiques du produit et des informations sur son fonctionnement. Les informations sur le Olympus WS-832 va certainement vous aider à prendre une décision concernant l'achat.
Dans une situation où vous avez déjà le Olympus WS-832, mais vous avez pas encore lu le manuel d'utilisation, vous devez le faire pour les raisons décrites ci-dessus,. Vous saurez alors si vous avez correctement utilisé les fonctions disponibles, et si vous avez commis des erreurs qui peuvent réduire la durée de vie du Olympus WS-832.
Cependant, l'un des rôles les plus importants pour l'utilisateur joués par les manuels d'utilisateur est d'aider à résoudre les problèmes concernant le Olympus WS-832. Presque toujours, vous y trouverez Troubleshooting, soit les pannes et les défaillances les plus fréquentes de l'apparei Olympus WS-832 ainsi que les instructions sur la façon de les résoudre. Même si vous ne parvenez pas à résoudre le problème, le manuel d‘utilisation va vous montrer le chemin d'une nouvelle procédure – le contact avec le centre de service à la clientèle ou le service le plus proche.