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1 Important Safety instructions Rechargeable battery
Memory cards
Hearing protection
Legal restrictions on recording
Recycling About this user manual Model-specific features and diagrams
Symbols used
2 Your digital dictation recorder
Product highlights What's in the box Overview of the recorder Start-up screen 3 Get started
Install the recorder Insert and eject the memory card Charge the battery Power on/off Initial installation process Set the language
Set the date and time
Power-save mode 4 Use your recorder
Recording Record settings
Create a new recording
Review recording
Add to or overwrite a recording
Playback Selecting a file
Playback a recording
Adjusting playback speed
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Quick search
Delete Delete a file
Delete part of a file
Delete all files
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5 Use more of your recorder
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6Settings
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Voice-activated recording Index marks Assign keywords (author ID and work type) Assign an author name Assign a work type File lock and priority Hands-free recording and transcription Hands-free recording
Hands-free transcription
Use Philips SpeechExec software Advanced configuration
Download recordings to the computer
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Use the menu 23
Menu list 23
File menu 24
Delete file
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Delete section
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Priority high / normal
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Lock / EOL
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Index set / clear
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Author, Work type
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Delete all
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File information
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Record menu 25
Profile25
Line-in25
Record notification beep
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Edit mode
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Table of contents
Voice activation
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Display menu 26
Brightness26
Backlight26
Record lamp
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Language26
Device menu 26
Beep26
Acoustic feedback
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Power save
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Date & time
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Auto backspace
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Device information
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Format card
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USB charge
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USB audio
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Hands-free mode
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Diagnosis file
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Reset settings
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Noise reduction
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7Service
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8 Technical data
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Display device information Memory formatting Updating the firmware Troubleshooting 4
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Do not make any adjustments and modifications that are not
described in this manual. Follow all safety instructions to ensure
proper operation of the device. The manufacturer assumes no
liability for damages resulting from non-compliance with the
safety instructions.
Safety instructions
• Protect the device from rain or water to prevent a short
circuit.
• Do not expose the device to excessive heat caused by placing
it on a heating device or in direct sunlight.
• Protect the cables from damage by being trapped, particularly
at the plugs and where cables exit the housing.
• Back up your data and recordings. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user actions.
• Do not perform any maintenance operations that are not
described in this user manual. Do not disassemble the device
into its component parts to carry out repairs. The device may
only be repaired in authorized service centers.
Rechargeable battery
If the battery is mishandled, it can burst, cause a fire or even
chemical burns. Observe the following cautions.
• Do not disassemble.
• Do not crush and do not expose the battery pack to any
shock or force such as hammering, dropping or stepping on it.
• Do not short circuit and do not allow metal objects to come
into contact with the battery terminals.
• Do not expose to high temperature above 60°C (140°F).
• Do not incinerate or dispose of in fire.
• Do not handle damaged or leaking batteries.
• Charge the battery only in the recorder.
• Keep the battery out of the reach of small children.
• Keep the battery dry.
• Only Philips rechargeable Li-ion batteries ACC8100 (and no
others) can be charged in the device. Replace only with the
same or equivalent type.
• Remove the battery from the device if it will not be used for
an extended period of time. The device can be damaged by
leaking batteries.
• Do not remove the battery from the device while it is
recording. If you do this, data may be damaged or lost. Device
malfunctions may also occur.
• Batteries contain substances that may pollute the environment. Used batteries and rechargeable batteries should be
disposed of at an official collection point.
Memory cards
• The device operates with SD/SDHC memory cards and supports cards up to 32 GB in capacity.
• Philips uses approved industry standards for memory cards,
but some brands may not be fully compatible with your
device. Using an incompatible memory card may damage your
device or the memory card and can corrupt data stored on
the card.
• Formatting a memory card erases all data on the card. Before
formatting the memory card, make backup copies of all important data stored on the card. The manufacturer’s warranty
does not cover loss of data resulting from user actions.
• Formatting the memory card on a computer may cause
incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory card
only on the device.
Hearing protection
Observe the following guidelines when using headphones:
• Set the volume to a moderate level and do not use headphones to listen for excessively long periods of time.
• Be particularly careful to avoid adjusting the volume to a level
that your hearing cannot deal with.
• Do not turn the volume up so high that you cannot hear what
is going on around you.
• In potentially dangerous situations you must be very careful, or
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temporarily discontinue use.
• Do not use headphones while operating a motorized vehicle,
cycling, or skateboarding, etc. You could be a hazard to yourself and other road users, and possibly be breaking the law.
Legal restrictions on recording
• The use of the device's recording function is subject to the
legal restrictions that may apply in your country. You should
also respect the privacy and personal rights of the third parties
if you record talks or lectures.
• In certain countries you may be legally required to inform the
person you are conversing with on the telephone that you are
recording the conversation, or that the recording of telephone
conversations is illegal. Please check if the use of such data is
legal in your country prior to recording telephone calls.
Recycling
When the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached
to a product it means that the product is covered by the
European Directive 2002/96/EC. Please inform yourself
about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products. Please act according to your local
rules and do not dispose of your old products with your normal
household waste. Correct disposal of your old product helps to
prevent potential negative consequences for the environment
and human health.
About this user manual
You can find a quick overview of your device in the following
pages. For detailed description, see the following chapters of this
user manual. Read this user manual carefully.
Model-specific features and diagrams
This user manual describes a number of models of the device
product range. Please note that some features are only available
on certain models.
Symbols used
Tip
• This symbol identifies information that helps you to use
your device more efficiently and simply.
Note
• This symbol indicates notices which you must observe
when handling or operating the device.
Caution
• This symbol warns of damage to the device and possible
data loss. Damage can be caused by improper handling.
Warning
• This symbol warns of danger to persons. Bodily injury or
damage could be caused by improper handling.
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What's in the box
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2 Your digital dictation
recorder
We are delighted that you have chosen a Philips device.
Visit our website for comprehensive support such as user
manuals, software downloads, warranty information and more:
www . philips . com / dictaton.
Product highlights
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Two microphones for superior stereo audio recordings
Convenient push-button for professional recording control
Robust stainless steel casing for extra durability
Large color display and clear user interface for easy, intuitive
operation
• Light and motion sensors for extended battery life
• Optional docking station for fast battery charging and handsfree recording
Recorder
Pouch
Software DVD
Battery
(pre-installed)
For product information and support, visit
www.philips.com/dictation
USB cable
Memory card
(pre-installed)
POCKET MEMO
DPM6000
Quick start guide
Quick start guide
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Overview of the recorder
aLED light
• Red: device is recording in overwrite or append mode
• Green: device is recording in insert mode
• Yellow: data is being transferred to/from the computer
bMicrophones
cScreen
dFunction keys F1, F2, F3
• Select the function displayed on the screen directly above
the key
e+/–
• File navigation in stop mode
• Volume control during playback
• Menu navigation
fEOL/File lock, Priority
• Mark a file as finished and protect it from being deleted
• Prioritize urgent recordings during transcription
gG REC/H PAUSE
hB REW
iA FWD
jF C STOP/PLAY
kON/OFF
lSpeaker
mOpen the battery cover
nDocking station connector
oUSB connector
• Micro USB connection for the computer
pMemory card slot
qMIC
• External microphone socket (stereo jack plug, 3.5mm)
rEAR
• Headphone socket (stereo jack plug, 3.5mm)
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a Voice activation is on
• When voice-activated recording is enabled, recording will
start when you begin speaking. When you stop speaking,
the recorder will automatically pause recording after
three seconds of silence, and resume only when you begin
speaking again.  Voice-activated recording, p. 18.
bRecording quality:
QP,
SP,
MP3,
PCM
cRecording profile: Dictate, Meeting, Speech recognition, Personal
• The recording profile presets recording parameters such
as recording quality and file format, microphone sensibility
and the microphone mode.  Profile, p. 25.
dEdit mode: Overwrite recording, Insert recording,
Append recording ( Review recording, p. 14)
e A foot switch is connected to the docking station
• The recorder can be used for hands-free recording and
transcription by connecting the optional Philips foot switch
to the docking station.  Hands-free recording and
transcription, p. 20.
Note
• The position of the symbols may vary, depending on the
mode and the selected functions.
f Battery charge level
• The bars indicate the battery level. When the recorder is
charged, the bars keep scrolling until charging completes.
g The priority level of the recording is set to ‘high’ ( File
lock and priority, p. 19)
h EOL/File lock
• The recording is marked finished and protected from
being deleted.  File lock and priority, p. 19.
iRecorder status indicator
jPosition indicator of current playback/recording
kSensitivity level indicator for voice-activated recording
( Voice-activated recording, p. 18)
lCurrent function of the function key F1, F2, F3
mLevel meter indicator
nKeyword area
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Start-up screen
• One or more keywords, such as the author’s name, can
be assigned to every recording. Keywords can be used to
identify recordings and automatic file routing.  Assign
keywords (author ID and work type), p. 19.
oIndex mark indicator ( Index marks, p. 18)
pFile length
qCurrent recording/playback time
rFile name
sCurrent file number/Total number of files
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Caution
• Ensure you have read the safety instructions before you
connect and install your recorder.  Safety instructions,
p. 5.
Install the recorder
Note
• Charge the battery for 3 hours before first use.
Insert and eject the memory card
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3 Get started
The device operates with a SD/SDHC memory card and
supports cards with storage capacities of up to 32 GB. Your
recorder is packaged with a memory card already inserted and
formatted.
To insert and eject a memory card:
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Locate the memory card slot on the top of the recorder.
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Push the memory card in the memory card slot until it locks
in place.
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To remove the card press the memory card slightly until the
snapping mechanism unlocks and the card is ejected.
Insert a memory card with the gold-colored contacts facing
down (toward front of the device).
The battery is pre-installed in the recorder. Pull the battery tape
off from the battery door before charging.
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Note
• Do not remove the memory card while recording is in
progress. Data may be damaged or lost.
• Philips uses approved industry standards for memory cards,
but some brands may not be fully compatible with your
device. Using an incompatible memory card may damage
your device or the memory card and can corrupt data
stored on the card.
• When a new, unformatted memory card or a memory
card that was formatted by another device is inserted, the
recorder will display a prompt to format the memory card.
• Formatting a memory card erases all data on the card.
Before formatting the memory card, make backup copies of
all important data stored on the card. The manufacturer’s
warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user
actions.
• Formatting the memory card on a computer may cause
incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory
card only on the device.
• Recording and formatting is not possible if the memory
card is in read-only mode (locked).
Charge the battery
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Plug the USB connector into a USB port on your computer.
Insert the micro USB plug into the USB port on the recorder.
XXThe recorder starts charging. Note
• Charge the battery for 3 hours before first use.
• The computer must be turned on when charging the
battery.
• The device may become warm when the battery is being
charged.
• The maximum battery capacity will only be reached after
several charging/discharging cycles.
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Your recorder is now ready to use.
Power on/off
The recorder is turned on and off by sliding the ON/OFF
switch. When using it for the first time, you will be prompted to
set the language, date and time.
Note
• The recorder switches itself off automatically if no key is
pressed within a pre-set period of time ( Power-save
mode, p. 13).
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Power-save mode
The initial installation process starts when first using the device
or possibly if there has been a long interruption to the power
supply. The date and time entered are saved with each recording
as the recording time.
By default, the recorder will enter power-save mode after 5
minutes of inactivity. Lift up the recorder or press any button to
reactivate it.
Set the language
When using the recorder for the first time, you will be prompted
to set the language.
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Tip
• You can change the length of time before the recorder will
enter into power-save mode.  Power save, p. 26.
Press + / – to select your language.
Press F2 (OK) to confirm.
Set the date and time
After selecting the language, the recorder will prompt you to set
the current date and time.
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Press + / – -to change the value for the year, month or day.
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Press + / – to select a 12-hour or 24-hour clock, and to
change the value of the hour and minute settings and AM or
PM (if a 12-hour clock is selected).
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Press F2 (OK) to confirm the date and time.
XXThe recorder is now ready to function.
Press F3 (Next) to advance to the next entry.
After setting the day, press F3 (Next) to advance the settings to the correct time.
Tip
• You can change the language, date and time at any time
using the settings menu ( Settings, p. 23).
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Initial installation process
4 Use your recorder
Note
• You can customize the settings and behavior of your device
( Settings, p. 23.)
• The descriptions in this chapter are based on the default
settings.
Recording
Create a new recording
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Press F3 (New) to create a new recording.
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For short pauses, press the G REC button.
XXThe LED flashes.
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To continue recording, press the G REC button again.
Record settings
Set the required recording profile before you start a recording
session. The recording profile presets recording parameters such
as recording quality and file format, microphone sensitivity and
the microphone mode to suit the recording conditions.  Profile,
p. 25.
When voice-activated recording is enabled, recording will start
when you begin speaking. When you stop speaking, the recorder
will automatically pause recording after three seconds of silence,
and resume only when you begin speaking again.  Voice-activated recording, p. 18.
The recorder can be used for hands-free recording by connecting the optional Philips foot switch to the optional docking
station.  Hands-free recording, p. 20.
Caution
• Do not remove the battery from the device while it is
recording. Data may be damaged or lost or malfunctions
may occur.
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To start recording, point the microphone toward the sound
source, press the G REC button.
XXThe LED lights in red in overwrite or append mode or
green in insert mode while recording.
To stop recording, press the F CSTOP/PLAY button.
Note
• Press F1 (Index) during recording or playback to insert an
index mark ( Index marks, p. 18).
• If the recording time exceeds the available capacity,
recording stops and a message is displayed. You can not
make any more recordings. Delete the recordings which
you no longer require, replace the memory card, or
connect the device to a computer and transfer the files to
your computer.
Review recording
1
Press the B REW button briefly while recording to jump
back two seconds and start playback. ( Auto backspace, p.
26)
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Press and hold the B REW button while recording to rewind. Release the button to stop winding and start playback.
You can edit an existing recording by overwriting a part of it or
inserting additional recording.
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While the recorder is in stop mode, press F2 (Menu) and
select Record > Edit mode.
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Set the required editing mode ( Edit mode, p. 25).
• Append mode: add additional recording after existing
recording in a file.
XXThe symbol is displayed in the information bar at the
top of the screen when in append mode and the LED
lights in red while recording.
• Insert mode: insert additional recording without
overwriting existing recording in a file.
XXThe symbol is displayed in the information bar at the
top of the screen when in insert mode and the LED
lights in green while recording.
• Overwrite mode: overwrite a previous recording
starting from any point within the file.
XXNo symbol is displayed in the information bar at the top
of the screen when in overwrite mode and the LED
lights in red while recording.
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Press + / – to select the file into which the insertion should
be made.
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When using the insert or overwrite mode, play, forward or
rewind to the position where the insertion should be made.
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To start recording, point the microphone toward the sound
source, press the G REC button
XXThe LED lights in red in overwrite or append mode or
green in insert mode while recording.
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To stop recording, press the F CSTOP/PLAY button.
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Add to or overwrite a recording
• When you edit, the recording quality of the original
recording is used.
• The Insert recording mode is not available when the
recording format is MP3 or PCM.
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Playback
XXPlayback speed becomes slower (-25 %) and the cE icon
will be displayed.
XXPlayback returns to normal speed and the C icon will be
displayed.
Selecting a file
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Press + while the device is in stop mode.
XXThe position indicator jumps to the end of a file.
XXThe position indicator jumps to the start of the next file.
Quick search
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Press – while the device is in stop mode.
XXThe position indicator jumps to the start of a file.
XXThe position indicator jumps to the end of the previous
file.
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Press and hold B REW during playback or when the device
is stopped
XXto scan backward in the current file.
XXRelease the button to stop winding and start playback.
2
Press B REW briefly when the device is stopped
XXto scan backward in the current file at a fast speed.
XXPress the F C STOP/PLAY button to stop winding.
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Press and hold A FWD during playback or when the device
is stopped
XXto scan forward in the current file.
XXRelease the button to stop winding and start playback.
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Press A FWD briefly when the device is stopped
XXto scan forward in the current file at a fast speed.
XXPress the F C STOP/PLAY button to stop winding.
Note
• If the file contains index marks or recorded instructions,
press + / – to jump to the previous or the next index mark
or instruction.
XXThe index number is displayed for one second.
Playback a recording
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While the device is in stop mode, press + / – to select the file
to play and locate the beginning of the recording.
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Press the F C STOP/PLAY button to start playback.
Press + / – to adjust the volume.
Press the F C STOP/PLAY button to stop playback.
XXPlayback is paused at the current position. The device
returns to stop mode.
Adjusting playback speed
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Press F3 (Speed) repeatedly during playback to toggle
between faster, slower and normal playback speed.
XXPlayback speed becomes faster (+30 %) and the D icon
will be displayed.
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You can scan backward or forward in the current file at a fast
speed. This allows to find a specific part of the recording.
Note
• If the file contains index marks or recorded instructions,
scanning backward or forward stops for 1 second at the
index mark or instruction.
Tip
• Playback sound during quick search can be activated or
deactivated. This allows you to listen to the recording while
forwarding or rewinding. ( Acoustic feedback, p. 26).
Delete all files
You can delete individual files from the device, part of a file or
delete all files simultaneously.
1
While the recorder is in stop mode, press F2 (Menu) and
select File > Delete all.
2
Press F2 (OK) to confirm the deletion.
XXAll files are deleted.
Note
• Deleted files can not be recovered.
• Files that are marked finished and locked (EOL) cannot be
deleted. Unlock it by pressing the EOL button.
• Make sure that the memory card is not set to read-only
(locked).
Delete a file
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While the recorder is in stop mode, press + / – to select the
file to be deleted.
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Press F2 (Menu) and select File > Delete file.
Press F2 (OK) to confirm the deletion.
XXThe file is deleted. Sequential file numbers are reassigned
automatically.
Delete part of a file
1
While the recorder is in stop mode, press F2 (Menu) and
select File > Delete section.
2
Using the play, forward or rewind functions, navigate to the
beginning of the section to be deleted.
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4
While the recorder is in stop mode, press F3 (Mark).
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While the recorder is in stop mode, press F2 (Delete) to
confirm the deletion of the marked section.
Using the play, forward or rewind functions, navigate to the
end of the section to be deleted.
XXThe section to be deleted is marked in red.
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Delete
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recorder
Index marks
Index marks can be used to mark certain points in a recording as
points of reference.
1
To add an index mark, press F1 (Index) during recording
or playback.
XXThe index number is displayed for one second.
XXUp to 32 index marks can be set per file.
2
To locate an index mark, press + / – while the recorder is in
stop mode ( Selecting a file, p. 16).
3
To delete an index mark, play, fast forward or fast rewind to
the index mark to be deleted. While the recorder is in stop
mode, press F2 (Menu) and select File > Index clear.
Voice-activated recording
When voice-activated recording is enabled, recording will start
when you begin speaking. When you stop speaking, the device
will automatically pause recording after three seconds of silence,
and resume only when you begin speaking again. Use the voiceactivation threshold to set the volume at which the device should
begin recording.
1
Activate the voice-activated recording feature in the settings
menu ( Settings, p. 23).
XXWhen activated, the
symbol is displayed in the information bar at the top of the screen.
2
To start recording, point the microphone toward the sound
source, press the G REC button.
XXThe devices switches to standby mode. Recording will
start when you begin speaking (or the sound level is
above the voice-activation threshold).
XXWhen you stop speaking (or the sound level drops below
the voice-activation threshold), the device will automatically pause recording after three seconds and the LED
flashes.
3
Press + / – during recording to adjust the voice-activation
threshold.
4
To stop recording, press the F C PLAY/STOP button.
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One or more keywords, such as the author’s name or a work
type, can be assigned to every recording. Keywords can be used
to identify recordings and automatic file routing in Philips SpeechExec software.
File lock and priority
Use the file lock function to prevent important files from being accidentally deleted and mark them as finished. With the
priority-setting option, urgent recordings can be prioritized
during transcription.
1
While the recorder is in stop mode, press the EOL button
to lock the file and mark it as finished.
XXThe
symbol is displayed.
XXA new, empty recording is created.
2
To assign priority status to the recording, press the EOL button again within half a second.
XXThe symbol is displayed.
3
To make changes to the file, unlock it by pressing the EOL
button.
Note
• Keywords must first be set up with Philips Speech­Exec
software.  Advanced configuration, p. 21.
• By default, the keyword category Author with the
keywords ‘DPM6000’ and ‘- - -’ (empty) and the category
Work type with the keywords ‘Memo’, ‘Letter’, ‘Fax’,
‘Meeting‘, ‘Report’ and ‘- - -’ (empty) are available.
Assign an author name
1
While the recorder is in stop mode, press F2 (Menu) and
select File > Author.
XXa list of author names is displayed.
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3
Press + / – to select an author name.
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Assign keywords (author ID and work
type)
Note
• Philips SpeechExec software can be configured to
download only those files from the device to the computer
that are marked finished.
• Locked files are deleted when the memory card is
formatted or the delete-all-files function is used.
Press F2 (OK) to assign the selected author name to the
recording.
Assign a work type
1
While the recorder is in stop mode, press F1 (Work type)
XXa list of work types is displayed.
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3
Press + / – to select a work type.
Press F2 (OK) to assign the selected work type to the
recording.
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Hands-free recording and transcription
standby mode. To start recording, press the right pedal
of the foot pedal. The behavior for starting and stopping
recording depends on the setting of the switch on the
underside of the foot control:
• N (Neutral) position: Press and hold the right pedal for
recording. For short pauses, release the right pedal.
• T (Toggle) position: Press and release the right pedal to
start recording. For short pauses, press the right pedal
of the foot pedal again. To continue recording, press the
right pedal of the foot pedal again.
The recorder can be used for hands-free recording and transcription by connecting the optional Philips foot pedal LFH2210
to the optional docking station ACC8120. In this operating
mode, you can control the recording and playback functions
with the foot pedal.
Tip
• Use the auto-backspace feature to jump back the
configured number of seconds in the recording when
restarting playback.
• To activate the auto-backspace feature, press F2 (Menu)
on the recorder while the recorder is in stop mode and
select Device > Auto backspace.
5
To stop recording, press the left pedal of the foot pedal. To
continue recording, repeat step 4.
6
Press and hold the left pedal of the foot pedal for fast
rewind. When rewinding reaches the desired position,
release the pedal.
7
When recording is stopped, press the right pedal of the
foot pedal to start playback. The behavior for starting and
stopping playback depends on the setting of the switch on
the underside of the foot control:
• N (Neutral) position: Press and hold the right pedal for
playback. When the pedal is released, playback is stopped.
• T (Toggle) position: Press and release the right pedal to
start continuous playback. Press the right pedal again to
stop playback.
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Double click the left pedal of the foot pedal during
recording to finish/lock (EOL) the current recording and
create a new file.
Hands-free recording
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Make sure that the docking station is NOT connected to a
computer via USB.
2
To activate the hands-free recording feature, press F2
(Menu) on the recorder while the recorder is in stop mode
and select Device > Hands-free mode > Dictate.
3
Connect the foot pedal to the food pedal port
on the
rear side of the docking station and place the recorder in
the docking station.
XXThe
symbol is displayed in the information bar at the
top of the screen.
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Hands-free transcription
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B
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C
Make sure that the docking station is NOT connected to a
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Use Philips SpeechExec software
Philips SpeechExec software (Windows version only) can be
used for advanced configuration of the recorder, automatic
download, conversion and routing of files.
3
Connect the optional Philips foot pedal to the food pedal
port
on the rear side of the docking station and place
the recorder in the docking station.
XXThe
symbol is displayed in the information bar at the
top of the screen.
4
Press and hold the left pedal for fast rewind. When
rewinding reaches the desired position, release the pedal.
5
Press and hold the middle pedal to fast forward. When
forwarding reaches the desired position, release the pedal.
6
Press the right pedal to start playback.The behavior for
starting and stopping playback depends on the setting of the
switch on the underside of the foot control:
• N (Neutral) position: Press and hold the right pedal for
playback. When the pedal is released, playback is stopped.
• T (Toggle) position: Press and release the right pedal to
start continuous playback. Press the right pedal again to
stop playback.
Note
• If the docking station is connected to a computer, you can
switch between USB mode and hands-free mode. In USB
mode the recorder is displayed as an external drive on the
connected computer.
• The function is only available when the switch on the
underside of the foot pedal is in the N position and the
recorder is in the stop mode and at the end of the current
recording.
• To switch between USB mode and hands-free mode,
double click the right pedal of the foot pedal and then hold
the pedal for about 1 second.
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computer via USB.
To activate the hands-free transcription feature, press
F2 (Menu) on the recorder while the recorder is in
stop mode and select Device > Hands-free mode >
Transcribe.
Note
• For detailed information about SpeechExec software, refer
to the SpeechExec help.
Advanced configuration
Philips SpeechExec software provides a wizard that guides users
through the configurations and settings of the device. The wizard
assists in configuring time format, sound feedback, voice-activated
recording, display appearance, recording profiles, keywords, and
file download to the computer.
1
Connect the recorder to the computer using the USB cable
or the docking station.
2
Start Philips SpeechExec Pro software and click Settings
> General settings on the menu bar and select DPM
Configuration > DPM Wizard from the list on the left
panel.
3
Click the Start Wizard… button to open the wizard and
follow the on-screen instructions to customize the recorder.
4
Click the Finish button to close the wizard and confirm the
transfer of the new settings to the recorder.
Note
• When the recorder is connected to the computer for
the first time, Windows detects the new hardware and
automatically installs the required drivers. When the
installation is complete, Windows may prompt you to
restart the computer.
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Download recordings to the computer
With USB mass storage support, the recorder is automatically displayed as an external drive when it is connected to the
computer. It can then be accessed easily with any program as a
regular drive.
Use Philips SpeechExec software for automatic download, conversion, and routing of files.
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2
3
Make a recording with the recorder.
4
By default, the recordings on the recorder will be downloaded automatically to the computer and moved to the
Finished dictations folder of the work list.
Start Philips SpeechExec Pro software.
Connect the recorder to the computer using the USB cable
or the docking station.
Note
• How and which files are downloaded after the recorder
is connected to a computer can be configured in the
settings menu of Philips SpeechExec software or with the
configuration wizard.
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Menu list
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6 Settings
File
Delete file
Delete section
Priority high / normal
Lock / EOL
Index set / clear
Author
Work type
Delete all
File information
Use the menu
1
Press F2 (Menu) while the recorder is in stop mode to
open the menu.
2
3
Press + / – to select the next/previous menu item.
4
5
Press + / – to select a function.
Press F3 (Enter) to enter a sub menu. Press F1 (Back) to
exit the menu.
Press F2 (OK) to confirm a selection or F1 (Back) to exit
a sub menu without changing a setting.
Record
Profile
Line-in
Record notification beep
Edit mode
Voice activation
Note
• Some settings, such as defining keywords, file encryption or
device lock, are available only through Philips SpeechExec
software.  Advanced configuration, p. 21.
Display
Brightness
Backlight
Record lamp
Language
Device
Beep
Acoustic feedback
Power save
Date & time
Auto backspace
Device information
Format card
USB charge
USB audio
Hands-free mode
Diagnosis file
Reset settings
Noise reduction
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File menu
File information
Delete file
Display information about the current file, such as file number,
file name, assigned keywords, barcode information, recording
date and time.
Delete individual files from the device.  Delete a file, p. 17.
Delete section
Delete part of a file.  Delete part of a file, p. 17.
Priority high / normal
With the priority-setting option, urgent recordings can be prioritized during transcription. You can select High (the symbol
is displayed) or Normal. The default value is Normal.  File
lock and priority, p. 19.
Lock / EOL
Use the file lock function to prevent important files from being
accidentally deleted and mark them as finished.  File lock and
priority, p. 19.
Index set / clear
Index marks can be used to mark certain points in a recording as
points of reference.  Index marks, p. 18.
Author, Work type
One or more keywords, such as the author’s name or a work
type, can be assigned to every recording. Keywords can be
used to identify recordings and automatic file routing in Philips
SpeechExec software.  Assign keywords (author ID and work
type), p. 19.
Delete all
Delete all files simultaneously from the device.  Delete all files,
p. 17.
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Record menu
The recording profile presets recording parameters such as
recording quality and file format, microphone sensibility and the
microphone mode to suit the recording conditions. The profile’s
symbol is displayed in the information bar at the top of the
screen.
• Personal: customize all settings.
»» Recording quality: set the file format and the quality
of the recording (bit rate). The higher the recording
quality the bigger the file and the less recordings you can
create.
›› DSS SP: .dss, mono, 13.7 kbit/s
›› DSS QP: .ds2, mono, 28 kbit/s
›› MP3 Stereo: .mp3, stereo, 192 kbit/s
›› PCM Voice: .wav, mono, 353 kbit/s
›› PCM Stereo: .wav, stereo, 705 kbit/s
»» Microphone sensitivity: adjust the recording
sensitivity to avoid recording background noises and to
adapt to the recording environment.
›› Meeting: high sensitivity
›› Dictate: medium sensitivity
›› Private: low sensitivity
• Meeting: optimized for the recording of multiple sound
sources, such as meetings and conferences with a small number of people (Recording quality: MP3 Stereo, Microphone
sensitivity: Meeting (high)).
• Dictate: optimized setting for the recording of a sound
source close to the device (Recording quality: DSS QP, Microphone sensitivity: Dictate (medium)).
• Speech recognition: optimized for subsequent editing
using speech recognition software (Recording quality: DSS QP,
Microphone sensitivity: Private (low)).
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Profile
Note
• All recording profiles can be customized with Philips
SpeechExec software.  Advanced configuration, p. 21.
Line-in
If you connect an external microphone to the device, the recording source will switch automatically and the device’s microphones
will be turned off. Set the line-in option depending on the
external source:
• Off: connect an external mono or stereo microphone
• On: connect an amplified recording source (e.g. a stereo
system)
Record notification beep
Enable/disable a beep tone indicating recording is about to begin.
Edit mode
You can edit an existing recording by overwriting a part of it or
inserting additional recording.  Review recording, p. 14.
Voice activation
When voice-activated recording is enabled, recording will start
when you begin speaking. When you stop speaking, the device
will automatically pause recording after three seconds of silence,
and resume only when you begin speaking again.  Voice-activated recording, p. 18.
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Display menu
Device menu
Brightness
Beep
Adjust the brightness of the display. The brightness level of the
display will affect how quickly the device consumes battery
power.
Enable/disable key and signal tones.
Backlight
Allows you to listen to the recording while forwarding or
rewinding.  Quick search, p. 16.
Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the
display’s backlight:
• Auto: adjusts the brightness of the display automatically and
turns off the display’s backlight after 8 seconds.
• 8 sec (default)
• 20 sec
• On
Record lamp
Acoustic feedback
Power save
Set the length of time before the recorder will enter into powersave mode: 1 min, 5 min (default), 10 min, 15 min, Off.
 Power-save mode, p. 13.
Date & time
Enable/disable the LED light.
The date and time entered are saved with each recording as the
recording time.  Set the date and time, p. 13
Language
Auto backspace
Set the language for the device’s user interface: English,
Deutsch, FranÇais, Español, Italiano.  Set the language,
p. 13
Press the B REW button briefly during playback or recording
to jump back the configured number of seconds in the recording
when restarting playback: Off, 1 sec, 2 sec (default), 3 sec, 4
sec.
Device information
Display information about the device, such serial number, model
number and firmware version.  Display device information, p.
28.
Format card
Deletes all recordings and files saved on the device.  Memory
formatting, p. 28.
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USB charge
Change the charging behavior of the device. If the USB port of
your computer does not supply enough power capacity (500
mA), charging may not be successful. Set the USB charge option
to Slow [100 mA] or Off and use an (optional) power supply.
• Fast [500 mA] (default)
• Slow [100 mA]
• Off
USB audio
When set to On, the device can be used as audio output device
for the computer when it is connected via the USB cable.
Hands-free mode
The recorder can be used for hands-free recording and transcription by connecting the optional Philips foot switch LFH2210
to the optional docking station ACC8120. In this operating
mode, you can control the recording and playback functions with
the foot switch.  Hands-free recording and transcription, p.
20.
Diagnosis file
Save a diagnosis file for error analysis and a file with all device
configuration settings on the memory card.
Reset settings
Reset your settings to the factory default values.
Noise reduction
Turn on the noise reduction function for better playback quality.
Noise reduction reduce the background noise and improves the
intelligibility of quieter voices.
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7 Service
Do not perform any maintenance operations that are not
described in this user manual. Do not disassemble the device into
its component parts to carry out repairs. The device may only be
repaired in authorised service centers.
Display device information
1
2
In stop mode (start-up screen), press F2 (Menu) and select
Device > Device information.
XXGeneral device information is displayed: serial number,
model number, firmware version of the device.
Press F1 (Back) to return to the stop mode.
Memory formatting
Caution
• Formatting the memory deletes all recordings and files
saved on the device.
1
In stop mode (start-up screen), press F2 (Menu) and select
Device > Format card.
2
Press F3 (Enter), then press F2 (OK) to confirm the
formatting.
Tip
• Press F1 (Back) to cancel the operation.
Updating the firmware
Your device is controlled by an internal program called firmware.
As a part of ongoing product maintenance, the firmware is
upgraded and errors are corrected.
It is possible that a newer version (an “update”) of the firmware
has been released since you purchased the device. In this case
you can easily update your device to the latest version.
Caution
• The battery should be fully charged to prevent the power
supply being interrupted during the update.
1
Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable or
the docking station.
2
Download the firmware update for your model from the
website www.philips.com/dictation onto your computer.
3
Copy the new firmware file to the root directory of the
device.
4
Disconnect the device from the computer.
XXThe firmware is automatically updated. This may take a
few minutes.
Caution
• Wait until the firmware update is complete before calling
up other device functions. Failure to properly update the
firmware may result in the device malfunctioning.
Tip
• Firmware updates can be performed automatically via
Philips SpeechExec software.  Use Philips SpeechExec
software, p. 21.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible cause/solution
The device does not turn on
• Battery is empty.
XXRecharge the battery.
• The device is turned off.
XXTurn the power on.  Power on/off, p. 12.
• The device is in power-save mode.
XXLift up the recorder or press any button to reactivate it.
The device does not playback recordings
• No recordings are saved in the device.
The device does not respond
• Turn the power off and on again.  Power on/off, p. 12.
I cannot hear anything from the speaker
• Headphones are connected to the device.
XXUnplug the headphones.
• The volume is at the lowest setting.
XXAdjust the volume level.
Recording does not start
• There is no memory card in the device.
XXInsert a memory card into the device.  Insert and eject the memory card,
p. 11
• Memory card is not formatted correctly.
XXFormat the memory card in the device.  Memory formatting, p. 28
• The the available memory space for recording is full.
XXDelete some files or move them to an external device.
• The file is locked.
XXUnlock the file.  File lock and priority, p. 19
• The memory card is locked.
XXUnlock the memory card.
I cannot hear anything from the headphones
• The headphones are incorrectly connected.
XXCheck the headphone connection.
• The volume is at the lowest setting.
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8 Technical data
Connectivity
• Headphones: 3.5 mm
• Microphone: 3.5 mm
• USB: high-speed USB 2.0
• Docking connector
• Memory card slot
Display
• Type: color TFT
• Diagonal screen size: 2.4 inches / 6.1 cm
• Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels
Storage media
• Exchangeable memory card
• Memory card types: SD/SDHC, up to 32 GB
• Mass storage class compliant
Audio recording
• Recording format: DSS/DSS Pro (Digital Speech Standard),
MP3, PCM
• Built-in microphone: 2 omnidirectional microphones
• Recording modes: DSS QP (.ds2/mono), DSS SP (.dss/mono),
MP3 (.mp3/stereo), PCM Voice (.wav/mono), PCM Stereo
(.wav/stereo)
• Bit rate: 13.7 kbit/s (DSS SP), 28 kbit/s (DSS QP), 192 kbit/s
(MP3), 353 kbit/s (PCM Voice), 705 kbit/s (PCM Stereo)
• Recording time (4 GB memory card): 700 hours (SP), 350
hours (QP), 50 hours (MP3), 27 hours (PCM Voice), 13 hours
(PCM Stereo)
• Sample rate: 44.1 kHz (MP3), 22.05 kHz (PCM), 16 kHz (DSS
QP), 12 kHz (DSS SP)
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Sound
• Speaker type: built-in round dynamic speaker
• Speaker diameter: 28 mm
• Speaker output power: 200 mW
Power
• Battery type: Philips rechargeable Li-ion battery ACC8100
• Battery lifetime: up to 27 hours of recording (QP mode), up
to 200 hours standby
• Charging time (full charge): 3 hours
Green Specifications
• Compliant to 2002/95/EC (RoHS)
• Lead-free soldered product
Operation conditions
• Temperature: 5° – 45° C / 41° – 113° F
• Humidity: 10 % – 90 %, non-condensing
Specifications
• Product dimensions (W × D × H):
53 × 123 × 15 mm / 2.1 × 4.8 × 0.6 inches
• Weight: 117 g / 4.1 oz including battery
Federal Communications Commission notice
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC
rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential installation.
Modifications
The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes
or modifications made to this device that are not expressly
approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
Cables
Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables
with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods to maintain compliance
with FCC rules and regulations.
Canadian notice
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the
Canadian interference-causing equipment regulations.
Avis Canadien
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada.
Declaration of conformity
Model number:
DPM6000
Trade name:
Philips Pocket Memo digital voice recorder
Responsible party:
Speech Processing Solutions USA Inc
Address:
Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 965,
Atlanta, GA 30346, USA
Telephone number: 888-260-6261
Website:www.philips.com/dictation
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DPM6000
Tested to comply with FCC standards
FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation
is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may
not cause harmful interference. 2)This device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
CE Declaration of Conformity
The conformity with the relevant EU directives is
confirmed by the CE mark.
Declaration of conformity
Speech Processing Solutions GmbH hereby declares that the
device DPM6000 fully comply with the basic requirements and
other relevant provisions of directives 2006/95/EC, 2004/108/EC
and 2009/125/EC. A complete declaration of conformity for this
product is available at www . philips . com / dictation.
Neither Speech Processing Solutions GmbH nor its affiliates shall
be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties with
respect to claims for damages, losses, costs or expenses incurred
by purchaser or third parties as a result of an accident, misuse
or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repair,
modification of the product or failure to meet the operating and
maintenance instructions provided by the manufacturer.
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer
IIS and Thomson Licensing.
This user manual is a document with no contractual nature.
We accept no liability for changes, mistakes or printing errors.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Document version 1.0, 2013/11/27.