4-267-070-21(1)
IC Recorder
Operating Instructions
Getting Started
Basic Operations
Other Recording Operations
Other Playback Operations
Editing Files
About the Menu Function
Utilizing Your Computer
Additional Information
Troubleshooting
Index
ICD-PX312M
WARNING
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or
the like for a long time.
RATED CURRENT CONSUMPTION: 800 mA
• The recorded music is limited to private use only.
Use of the music beyond this limit requires
permission of the copyright holders.
• Sony is not responsible for incomplete recording/
downloading or damaged data due to problems of
the IC recorder or computer.
• Depending on the types of the text and characters,
the text shown on the IC recorder may not be
displayed properly on device. This is due to:
– The capacity of the connected IC recorder.
– The IC recorder is not functioning normally.
– Content information is written in the language
or the character that is not supported by the IC
recorder.
Notice for users
All rights reserved. This manual or the software
described herein, in whole or in part, may not be
reproduced, translated or reduced to any machine
readable form without prior written approval from
Sony Corporation.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY CORPORATION BE
LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES,
WHETHER BASED ON TORT, CONTRACT, OR
OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THIS MANUAL, THE
SOFTWARE OR OTHER INFORMATION
CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE THEREOF.
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Sony Corporation reserves the right to make any
modification to this manual or the information
contained herein at any time without notice.
The software described herein may also be governed
by the terms of a separate user license agreement.
• This software is for Windows and cannot be used
for Macintosh.
• The supplied connecting cable is for the IC recorder
ICD-PX312M. You cannot connect other IC
recorders.
What you record is for personal
enjoyment and use only. Copyright laws
prohibit other forms of use without the
permission of the copyright holders.
The use of Memory Stick™ media for
recording copyright-protected graphics or
other data is limited to the restrictions
specified under applicable copyright
laws. Any use beyond those restriction is
prohibited.
This product supports “Memory Stick
Micro™ (M2™)” media. “M2™” is an
abbreviated form of “Memory Stick
Micro™.” Hereinafter, “M2™” is used in
this document.
Trademarks
• Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows
Media are registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or
other countries.
• Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple
Inc., registered in the USA and other countries.
• Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel
Corporation.
• MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and
patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
• microSD and microSDHC logos are trademarks of
SD-3C, LLC.
• “Memory Stick Micro,” “M2” and
are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony
Corporation.
• “MagicGate” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are
trademarks or registered trademarks of their
respective holders. Furthermore, “ ™ ” and “®” are
not mentioned in each case in this manual.
The “Sound Organizer” uses software modules as
shown below:
Windows Media Format Runtime
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Table of Contents
Getting Started
Other Recording Operations
Step 1: Checking the Contents of the
Package .....................................................7
Index to parts and controls ...................8
Preventing unintentional operations
(HOLD) ..............................................10
Step 2: Preparing a Power Source ..........11
When to replace the batteries .............12
Step 3: Turning the IC Recorder On .......13
Turning the power on .........................13
Turning the power off .........................13
Step 4: Setting the Clock ........................14
Step 5: Setting the Language to Be
Used in the Display Window ..................16
Changing the Recording Settings ............29
Selecting a recording scene for each
situation ...............................................29
Adding a recording to a previously
recorded file ........................................32
Adding an overwrite recording
during playback ..................................34
Starting to record automatically in
response to sound
– the VOR function ............................36
Recording on a Memory Card .................38
Recording via Other Devices ..................42
Recording with an external
microphone .........................................42
Recording from other equipment ........44
Operation during Recording ....................46
Monitoring the recording ....................46
Basic Operations
Recording .......................................17
Listening .........................................22
Erasing ............................................27
Other Playback Operations
Changing the Playback Settings ..............47
Convenient playback methods ............47
Reducing noise in the playback
sound and making the human voice
clearer – the noise cut function ...........48
Adjusting the playback speed
– the DPC (Digital Pitch Control)
function ...............................................49
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Selecting the playback mode ..............51
Playing Back a File at a Desired Time
with an Alarm .........................................54
Playback via Other Devices ....................57
Recording with other equipment ........57
Editing Files
Arranging Files in a Folder .....................58
Moving a file to a different folder ......58
Copying a file to the other memory ....59
Erasing all files in a folder ..................61
Using a Track Mark ................................62
Adding a track mark ...........................62
Erasing a track mark ...........................63
Erasing all the track marks in the
selected file at one time ......................64
Dividing a File ........................................66
Dividing a file at the current
position ...............................................66
Dividing a file at all the track mark
positions ..............................................67
Protecting a File ......................................70
About the Menu Function
Making Settings for the Menu ................72
Menu Settings .........................................74
Utilizing Your Computer
Using the IC Recorder with Your
Computer .................................................85
Connecting the IC recorder to your
computer .............................................85
Structure of folders and files ...............86
Disconnecting the IC recorder from
your computer .....................................90
Copying Files from the IC Recorder to
Your Computer .......................................92
Copying MP3 Files from Your
Computer to the IC Recorder and
Playing Them Back .................................93
Copying an MP3 file from your
computer to the IC recorder
(drag and drop) ...................................93
Playing back MP3 files copied
from your computer using the
IC recorder ..........................................93
Using the IC Recorder as USB
Memory ...................................................95
Using the Supplied Sound Organizer
Software ..................................................96
What you can do using Sound
Organizer ............................................96
System requirements for your
computer .............................................97
Installing Sound Organizer .................98
The Sound Organizer window ..........100
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Additional Information
Using a USB AC Adaptor .....................101
Disconnecting the IC recorder from
the AC outlet ..................................... 101
Precautions ............................................ 103
Specifications ........................................ 106
System requirements ........................106
Design and specifications ................. 107
Battery life ........................................ 110
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting ....................................111
Message List ......................................... 119
System Limitations ............................... 124
Display Window Guide ........................125
Index .....................................................129
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Getting Started
Step 1: Checking the Contents of the
Package
IC Recorder (1)
P Note
Getting Started
When you charge batteries, purchase
NH-AAA (size AAA) rechargeable batteries
(not supplied).
Carrying pouch (1)
Remove the film on the display window
before you use the IC recorder.
Stereo headphones (1)
Stereo microphone with shirt-clip
(1)
Application software, Sound
Organizer (CD-ROM) (1)
Operating Instructions
The operating instructions are stored as PDF
files in the built-in memory of the IC
recorder.
USB connecting cable (1)
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate
this equipment.
To connect the IC recorder to a computer,
make sure to use the supplied USB
connecting cable.
LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries (2)
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Index to parts and controls
Front
K i (headphone) jack*2
L Operation indicator
M ERASE button
N VOL (volume) –/+*1 button
O
(repeat) A-B button
P z REC/PAUSE button
Q NOISE CUT switch
R T-MARK (track mark) button
*1 These buttons and the jack have a tactile
dot. Use it as a reference point for
operations, or to identify each terminal.
*2 Connect the supplied stereo headphones to
the i (headphone) jack. When noise is
heard, clean the plug of the headphones.
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
Built-in microphone
m (microphone) jack*1
Display window
DISP/MENU button
SCENE button
(folder) button
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER*1 button
x (stop) button
–. (review/fast backward), >+
(cue/fast forward) buttons
J Speaker
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i (headphone)
jack
Rear
Getting Started
S
T
U
V
W
(USB) connector
M2™/microSD memory card slot
HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch
Battery compartment
Strap hole (A strap is not supplied.)
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Preventing unintentional
operations (HOLD)
“HOLD” appears if you press any button
when the HOLD function is activated.
You can disable all the buttons (HOLD) in
order to prevent unintentional operations
when you carry the IC recorder, etc.
To release the IC recorder from
the HOLD status
To put the IC recorder in the
HOLD status
Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch
towards the center.
P Note
Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch
in the direction of “HOLD.”
“HOLD” will appear for approximately 3
seconds, indicating that all the button
operations are disabled.
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When the HOLD function is activated during
recording, all the button operations are
disabled. To stop recording, cancel the HOLD
function first.
z Tip
Even if the HOLD function is activated, you
can stop the alarm playback by pressing any
button. (You cannot stop normal playback.)
Step 2: Preparing a Power Source
Remove the film on the display window
before you use the IC recorder.
If the battery compartment lid is
accidentally detached, attach it as
illustrated.
Getting Started
Slide and lift the battery compartment lid,
insert LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries
with correct polarity, and close the lid.
The clock setting window appears and the
year section flashes when you insert
batteries for the first time, or when you
insert batteries after the IC recorder has
been without batteries for a certain period
of time. See “Step 4: Setting the Clock” on
page 14 to set the date and time.
z Tips
• When replacing the batteries, files recorded
or alarm settings are not erased even when
you remove the batteries.
• When replacing the batteries, the clock
continues moving for about 1 minute after
you remove the batteries.
• You can use two NH-AAA rechargeable
batteries (not supplied).
P Notes
• Do not use manganese batteries for this IC
recorder.
• When replacing the batteries, be sure to
replace both batteries with new ones.
• Do not charge dry batteries. You cannot
charge the supplied LR03 (size AAA)
alkaline batteries.
• When you are not going to use the IC
recorder for a long time, remove the batteries
to prevent damage from battery leakage and
corrosion.
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When to replace the
batteries
The battery indicator in the display window
shows the battery condition.
Battery remain indicator
: “电池电量低” appears. Replace the
old batteries with new ones.
m
: “电量不足” appears and the IC
recorder will stop operation.
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Step 3: Turning the IC Recorder On
Turning the power on
Getting Started
z Tips
• When you are not going to use the IC
recorder for a long time, we recommend to
turn off the IC recorder.
• When the IC recorder is in the stop mode,
and you leave the IC recorder without
attempting an operation for a certain length
of time, the auto power off function will take
effect. (The length of time before auto power
off is set to “10分钟” when you purchase the
IC recorder.) You can select the length of
time before auto power off takes effect in the
menu (page 83).
Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch
in the direction of “POWER ON/OFF” for
more than 1 second. The IC recorder is
turned on, and the “正在访问...”
animation is displayed.
Turning the power off
Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch
in the direction of “POWER ON/OFF” for
more than 2 seconds, and “关机” is
displayed.
The IC recorder turns off within a few
seconds.
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Step 4: Setting the Clock
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
– . , >+
You need to set the clock to use the alarm
function or record the date and time.
When you insert batteries for the first time,
or when you insert batteries after the IC
recorder has been without batteries for
more than 1 minute, “请设置日期时间”
appears, and then the clock setting window
appears.
Set the clock as follows:
When you press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER, the cursor moves to the
month section.
2 Set the month, day, hour, and minute in
sequence in the same way.
Press –. or >+ to select the desired
figures, and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
1 Set the year.
Press –. or >+ to set the year, and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Select the last two digits of the year.
When you set the minute, the
“正在执行...” animation is displayed,
and then the stop mode window appears.
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When you use the IC recorder for the
first time or when no file is recorded, the
following window may be displayed.
Current folder
To display the current date and
time
While the IC recorder is in the stop mode,
press x (stop) to display the current date
and time for about 3 seconds.
Elapsed time
Getting Started
Current file number/
the total number of
files in the folder
P Notes
• If you do not press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER within 1 minute of entering
the clock setting data, the clock setting mode
is canceled and the stop mode window will
be displayed.
• When any button not intended for use in
setting the clock is pressed during the clock
setting mode, the clock setting is canceled.
To set the clock, use the menu.
To set the clock using the menu
While the IC recorder is in the stop mode,
you can set the clock using the menu.
Press and hold DISP/MENU to enter the
menu mode. Then select “详细菜单,” then
“时钟设定” to set the clock (page 82).
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Step 5: Setting the Language to Be Used in
the Display Window
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
– . , >+
3 Press –. or >+ to select “语言
You can select the language to be used for
messages, menus, etc. from 2 languages.
(Language),” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU to enter the
menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select “详细菜
单,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
4 Press –. or >+ to select the
language that you want to use, and then
press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
You can select the following languages.
(Chinese), English
5 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
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Basic Operations
Recording
P Notes
• Before making a recording, be sure to check the battery indicator (page 12).
• Noise may be recorded if an object, such as your finger, etc., accidentally rubs or scratches the IC
recorder during recording.
z Tip
Before you start recording, we recommend you make a trial recording first, or monitor the
recording (page 46).
Basic Operations
Starting to record
1 Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch towards the
center to release the IC recorder from the HOLD status
(page 10).
The stop mode window appears.
2 Select the folder in which you want to record files
(page 23).
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3 Place the IC recorder so that the built-in microphone
face the direction of the source to be recorded.
4 Press z REC/PAUSE in the stop mode.
The operation indicator flashes in orange, and then
lights up in red. (When “LED” is set to “关” in the
menu (page 81), the indicator does not light.)
You do not need to press and hold z REC/PAUSE
while recording.
The new file will be automatically recorded after the
last recorded file.
Elapsed time of the current recording
File number of the file being recorded/
the total number of recorded files in the
folder
zTip
You can switch the elapsed time display to remaining time,
or another display by pressing DISP/MENU (page 26).
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Operation
indicator
z REC/
PAUSE
To stop recording
1 Press x (stop).
The “正在访问...” animation appears and the IC
recorder stops at the beginning of the current recording
file.
You can locate the recorded file using its folder name
and file number for playback later.
x
The folder containing the recorded file
Basic Operations
The number of the recorded file
representing how early the file was
recorded in a folder.
Note while accessing
The IC recorder is recording data and storing it on the memory media when the
“正在访问...” animation appears in the display window or the operation indicator flashes in
orange. While the IC recorder is accessing data, do not remove the batteries or connect or
disconnect the USB AC adaptor (not supplied). Doing so may damage the data.
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Other operations
pause recording*
Press z REC/PAUSE. During recording pause, the operation indicator
flashes in red and “PAUSE” begins to flash in the display window.
release pause and
resume recording
Press z REC/PAUSE again. Recording resumes from that point. (To stop
recording after pausing recording, press x (stop).)
review the current
recording instantly
Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER. Recording stops and playback starts from
the beginning of the file just recorded.
review during
recording
Press and hold –. during recording or recording pause. Recording stops
and you can search backwards while listening to fast playback sound. After
you release –., playback starts from that point.
* One hour after you pause recording, recording pause is automatically released and the IC recorder
enters the stop mode.
z Tips
• Files recorded using this IC recorder will be recorded as MP3 files.
• You can record up to 199 files in each folder.
• You can make new folders or erase unwanted folders using the supplied Sound Organizer
software (page 96).
Remaining memory indicator
During recording, the remaining memory indicator decreases one by one. When the
remaining time of recording reaches 10 minutes, the last one of the indicator flashes. When
the remaining time reaches 1 minute, the display will be changed automatically to the
remaining time display, and the remaining recording time display will also flash. To continue
recording, first erase some of the files.
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The remaining time
Flashing
To record according to each recording situation (scene selection)
Basic Operations
According to various recording scene, you can change the recording items, such as 录音模式
(page 79), 话筒灵敏度 (page 80), etc., to the recommended settings in bulk. For details on
scene selection, see page 29.
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Listening
Starting playback
1 Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch towards the
center to release the IC recorder from the HOLD status
(page 10).
The stop mode window appears.
2 Select the file you want to play (page 23).
3 Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Playback will start soon, and the operation indicator
will light in green. (When “LED” is set to “关” in the
menu (page 81), the indicator does not light.)
Operation
indicator
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
4 Press VOL –/+ to adjust the volume.
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VOL –/+
To stop playback
1 Press x (stop).
x
To select a folder and file
1 Press
(folder) to display the folder selection
Basic Operations
window.
Current folder
Current file number/the total
number of files in the folder
2 Press –. or >+ to select a folder.
When you purchase the IC recorder, there are 5 folders
already available (
FOLDER01-05).
–., >+
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3 Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
4 Press –. or >+ to select a file.
–., >+
Press >+ to select a file with a larger number.
Press –. to select a file with a smaller number.
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Other operations
stop at the current position Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER. To resume playback from that point,
(Playback Pause function) press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER again.
go back to the beginning of Press –. once.*1*2
the current file
go back to previous files
Press –. repeatedly. (During the stop mode, keep the button
pressed to go back the files continuously.*3)
skip to the next file
Press >+ once.*1*2
Basic Operations
skip to the succeeding files Press >+ repeatedly. (During the stop mode, keep the button
pressed to skip the files continuously.*3)
*1 When a track mark is set, the IC recorder goes backward or forward to the track mark before or after
the current point (page 62).
*2 These operations are for when “简易搜索” is set to “关” (page 47).
3
* In the continuous searching mode, the IC recorder does not locate track marks.
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About the display
File information
Press DISP/MENU briefly to switch and check the file information.
A file recorded using the IC recorder is displayed as follows.
Elapsed time: The elapsed playback time of one file
Remaining time: The maximum recording time during recording
The remaining playback time of one file (in the stop mode or playback
mode)
Recording date/time: Date/time recorded
: File name (in the stop mode or playback mode): Date_file number (e.g. 110101_001)
: Title (in the stop mode or playback mode): Date_file number (e.g. 110101_001)
: Artist name (in the playback mode): Artist name (e.g. My Recording)
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Erasing
P Note
Once a recording has been erased, you cannot retrieve it.
Selecting a file and erasing it
1 Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch towards the
Basic Operations
center to release the IC recorder from the HOLD status
(page 10).
The stop mode window appears.
2 Select the file you want to erase when the IC recorder is
in the stop or playback mode (page 23).
3 Press ERASE.
“确定删除?” is displayed and the specified file is
played back for confirmation.
ERASE
4 Press –. or >+ to select “是.”
–., >+
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5 Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The “正在删除...” animation appears in the display
window and the selected file will be erased.
When a file is erased, the remaining files will advance
so that there will be no space between files.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
The 1st file has been erased and the
following files have had their numbers
reduced by 1.
The total number of files in the folder is
reduced from 05 to 04.
To cancel erasing
1 Select “否” in step 4 of “Selecting a file and erasing it,”
and then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
To erase another file
Proceed with steps 2 through 5 in “Selecting a file and erasing it.”
To erase a part of a file
Divide the file into two files first (page 66), and then proceed with steps 3 through 5 in
“Selecting a file and erasing it” after selecting the file you want to erase.
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Other Recording Operations
Changing the Recording Settings
Selecting a recording scene
for each situation
SCENE
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
– . , >+
1 Press SCENE in the stop mode.
The 场景选择 window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select a scene
you want, and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
会议
( )
To record in a variety of
situations, such as recording
in a conference room.
语音备忘录
( )
To record dictation with a
microphone in front of your
mouth.
采访
( )
To record human voice at a
distance of 1 to 2 meters.
演讲
( )
To record a wide range of
sound, such as a lecture in a
classroom or a chorus lesson.
音频输入
( )
To record from external
equipment, such as a portable
CD/MD player or a tape
recorder, connected to the IC
recorder via an audio output
connector (stereo mini-jack).
Also used for dubbing.
Other Recording Operations
According to various recording scene, you
can change the items for recording, such as
录音模式 (page 79), 话筒灵敏度
(page 80), etc., to the recommended
settings in bulk.
The indicator corresponding to the
selected scene is displayed.
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P Notes
Recording a voice note
• You cannot set a scene during recording.
• When 60 seconds have passed without any
operation after the 场景选择 window
appeared, the stop mode window will be
displayed.
By placing the IC recorder close to one side
of your mouth, you can prevent breathing
on the built-in microphone, and record with
clear sound.
Tips for better recording
There are ways of making better recordings
other than using scene selection.
Recording at a meeting
Built-in
microphone
By placing the IC recorder on a stand or a
handkerchief substituting for a stand, you
can record with clear, low-noise sound,
without vibration noise from the desk.
Recording an interview
Place the IC recorder so that the built-in
microphone face the interviewee.
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Recording a music performance
By attaching a tripod (not supplied) or
placing the IC recorder on a stand or table,
you can adjust the angle of the IC recorder
and the built-in microphone more precisely.
When recording a chorus or piano
performance, for example, place the IC
recorder on a table approximately 2 to 3
meters from the performer(s). Set up the IC
recorder with the display window facing up,
and with the built-in microphone pointing
towards the sound source.
场景选择 settings
VOR
会议
( )
语音备忘 采访
( )
录( )
关
关
Other Recording Operations
For details on the menu items and settings,
see pages 76 through 80.
关
录音模式 192kbps 128kbps 192kbps
(MONO) (MONO) (MONO)
(SHQ)
(HQ)
(SHQ)
话筒灵敏
度
中
( )
低
( )
中
( )
LCF(Low
Cut)
开
开
开
麦克风
麦克风
选择输入 麦克风
模式
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演讲 (
Adding a recording to a
previously recorded file
)
音频输入(
VOR
关
关
录音模式
192kbps
(MONO)
(SHQ)
192kbps
(MONO)
(SHQ)
话筒灵敏度
中
( )
低
( )
z REC/PAUSE
LCF(Low
Cut)
关
关
x
选择输入
模式
麦克风
音频输入
–., >+
)
P Note
You cannot modify the 场景选择 settings. If
you want to change the setting items, such as
录音模式 (page 79), 话筒灵敏度 (page 80),
etc., for recording situations, use the menu to
change each item of recording settings.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
When “添加/覆盖” in the menu is set to
“添加,” you can add a recording to the file
being played back. The added recording
will be placed after the current file, and will
be counted as a part of the file.
During playback of file 3
File 3
File 4
After adding a recording
File 3
File 4
Added recording
Select the file to which you want to add a
recording first.
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1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
4 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select “添加/覆
盖,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
5 When the file to be added is played back,
Other Recording Operations
press z REC/PAUSE.
“追加录音?” will be displayed.
For details on playback, see page 22.
6 While “追加录音?” is displayed, press
3 Press –. or >+ to select “添加,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
z REC/PAUSE.
The operation indicator will turn red.
Then recording starts.
7 Press x (stop) to stop recording.
Recording is added to
the current file. The file
number and the total
number of files in the
folder remain
unchanged.
“添加/覆盖” is set to “关” when you
purchase the IC recorder.
P Notes
• You cannot add a recording when the file has
reached the maximum size limit (500 MB).
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• You cannot add a recording to an MP3 file
that was not recorded using the IC recorder.
Moreover, when you edit files using the
supplied Sound Organizer software, adding a
recording to the files may not be possible.
• The 录音模式 of an additional recording is
the same as the added file.
• If 10 minutes have passed after step 5, you
must start the procedure again from step 5.
The starting point of an overwrite recording
File 2
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
z REC/PAUSE
x
– . , >+
File 3
File 4
Added overwrite recording in File 2
Select the file to which you want to add an
overwrite recording first.
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select “添加/覆
盖,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
When “添加/覆盖” in the menu is set to
“覆盖,” you can add an overwrite recording
after a selected point in a recorded file. The
part of the file after the selected point is
erased.
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File 4
The erased part
of File 2
File 2
Adding an overwrite
recording during playback
File 3
3 Press –. or >+ to select “覆盖,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
The operation indicator will turn red.
Then recording starts.
7 Press x (stop) to stop recording.
Recording overwrites
the current file. The file
number and the total
number of files in the
folder remain
unchanged.
“添加/覆盖” is set to “关” when you
purchase the IC recorder.
5 When the file to be added is played back,
press z REC/PAUSE at the position
where you want to overwrite the file.
“覆盖录音?” will be displayed.
For details on playback, see page 22.
6 While “覆盖录音?” is displayed, press
Other Recording Operations
4 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
P Notes
• You cannot add an overwrite recording to an
MP3 file when the file has reached the
maximum size limit (500 MB). However,
you can add an overwrite recording to a file,
even if the file has reached the maximum
size limit, when the beginning of the point to
the overwritten has not reached the
maximum size limit.
• You cannot add an overwrite recording to an
MP3 file which was not recorded using the
IC recorder. Moreover, when you edit files
using the supplied Sound Organizer
software, adding an overwrite recording to
the files may not be possible.
• The 录音模式 of an additional overwrite
recording is the same as the added file.
• If 10 minutes have passed after step 5, you
must start the procedure again from step 5.
z REC/PAUSE.
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Starting to record
automatically in response to
sound – the VOR function
2 Press –. or >+ to select “VOR,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
z REC/PAUSE
x
– . , >+
You can set the VOR (Voice Operated
Recording) function to “开,” to make the IC
recorder start recording when the IC
recorder detects sound, and pause when no
sound is heard, eliminating recording
during soundless periods.
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
or recording mode to enter the menu
mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
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3 Press –. or >+ to select “开,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
“VOR” is set to “关” when you purchase
the IC recorder.
4 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
5 Press z REC/PAUSE.
“VOR” and “
window.
” appear in the display
The recording pauses when no sound is
detected and “PAUSE” flashes. When the
IC recorder detects sound again, the
recording starts again.
Other Recording Operations
To cancel the VOR function
Set “VOR” to “关” in step 3.
P Note
The VOR function is affected by the sound
around you. Set “话筒灵敏度” in the menu
(page 80) according to the recording
conditions. If recording is not satisfactory after
you have changed the “话筒灵敏度” setting,
or for an important recording, set “VOR” to
“关” in the menu.
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Recording on a Memory Card
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
z REC/PAUSE
x
– . , >+
Insert M2™ with the terminal side
facing toward you.*
* When you are
inserting a memory
card with the back side
of the IC recorder
facing toward you.
Insert microSD card with the label
side facing toward you.*
In addition to the built-in memory, you can
record files on a memory card.
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About compatible memory cards
Memory cards that you can use with the IC
recorder are as follows:
• Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) media:
Up to 16 GB is supported.
• microSD card: A microSD (FAT16) card
smaller than 2 GB and a microSDHC
(FAT32) card from 4 GB to 32 GB are
supported.
A memory card of 64 MB or less is not
supported.
The microSD/microSDHC cards that have
been tested according to our standards are
as follows.
microSD/microSDHC cards
Supplier
2 GB 4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
SONY
a
a
a
—
—
Toshiba
a
a
a
a
—
Panasonic
a
a
a
a
—
SanDisk
a
a
a
a
a
a: Operation tested
–: Operation not tested
As of January 2011
For ICD-PX312M, the operational tests
performed were using memory cards available
as of January 2011.
For the latest information about the memory
cards that have been tested, please access the
support home page for the IC recorder:
http://www.sony-asia.com/support
In this manual, M2™ and microSD cards are
generally referred to as a “memory card.”
The M2™/microSD card slot is referred to as
the “memory card slot.”
2 Insert an M2™ or microSD card, in the
direction shown in the illustration on
page 38, securely to the end of the slot
until it clicks into place. Then close the
cover.
To remove a memory card
Push the memory card into the slot. When it
pops out, remove it from the memory card
slot.
Structure of folders and files
5 folders are created in a memory card in
addition to those in the built-in memory.
The structure of folders and files is
somewhat different from that of the built-in
memory (page 88).
P Note
• Do not insert or remove a memory card
during recording/playback/formatting.
Doing so may cause a malfunction of the IC
recorder.
• Do not remove a memory card while the “正
在访问...” animation appears in the
display window. Doing so may damage the
data.
• If a memory card is not recognized, remove
it and then insert it into the IC recorder
again.
• Close the cover of the memory card slot
firmly. Also, do not insert any liquid, metal,
flammable or any object other than a
Operations of all types of compatible memory
cards are not guaranteed.
To insert a memory card
Before recording, be sure to copy all the
data stored on the memory card to your
computer and format the memory card on
the IC recorder (page 84) so it contains no
data.
1 Open the cover of the memory card slot
in the stop mode.
Other Recording Operations
Due to the file system specifications of the
IC recorder, you can record and play back a
file smaller than 500 MB using a memory
card.
You can record up to 4,074 files on an
M2™ media.
P Notes
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memory card into the slot. Doing so may
cause fire, electric shock, or malfunctions.
To switch the IC recorder
destination to the memory card
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select “选择存
储,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
“选择存储” is set to “内置内存” when
you purchase the IC recorder.
If the memory card has already been
formatted, proceed to step 7.
4 When the memory card is not formatted,
press –. or >+ to select
“详细菜单,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
5 Press –. or >+ to select “格式化,”
3 Press –. or >+ to select “存储卡,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
“确定删除所有内容?” will be
displayed.
6 Press –. or >+ to select “是,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
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7 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
Memory card indicator
is displayed.
To use the built-in memory
Select “内置内存” in step 3.
To start recording
Other Recording Operations
Select the folder and then press z REC/
PAUSE. For details on recording, see
page 17.
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Recording via Other Devices
Recording with an external
microphone
External
microphone
(not supplied)
m (microphone)
jack
You can play back the sound in stereo using
the stereo headphones.
1 Connect an external microphone (not
supplied) to the m (microphone) jack
when the IC recorder is in the stop mode.
“选择输入模式” appears in the display
window.
If “选择输入模式” is not displayed, set
it in the menu (page 80).
2 Press –. or >+ to select “麦克风,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
z REC/PAUSE
– . , >+
x
When you connect a stereo microphone
(not supplied) to the IC recorder and the
recording mode is set to “SHQ” or “HQ”
mode, you can record sound in stereo.
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“选择输入模式” is set to “麦克风”
when you purchase the IC recorder.
3 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
4 Press z REC/PAUSE to start recording.
The built-in microphone is automatically
cut off, and the IC recorder starts
recording sounds from the external
microphone.
If the input level is not strong enough,
adjust the “话筒灵敏度” setting on the
IC recorder (page 80).
When a plug in power type microphone
is connected, power is automatically
supplied to the microphone from the IC
recorder.
P Notes
Other Recording Operations
• After you have made the connection, check
the sound quality of the conversation and the
recording level before you start recording.
• If the beep of the telephone or a dial tone is
recorded, the conversation may be recorded
with lower level of sound. In this case, start
recording after the conversation has started.
• The VOR function (page 36) may not work,
depending on the kind of telephone or the
line condition.
• We assume no responsibility whatsoever for
any inconvenience, even if you cannot
record a conversation using the IC recorder.
5 Press x (stop) to stop recording.
z Recommended microphones
You can use the Sony ECM-CS10 electret
condenser microphone (not supplied).
To record sound from a
telephone or a cell phone
You can use the ECM-TL1 headphone-type
electret condenser microphone (not
supplied) to record sound from a telephone
or a cell phone.
For details on how to make the connection,
refer to the operating instructions supplied
with the ECM-TL1 microphone.
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Recording from other
equipment
CD player, etc.
m (microphone)
jack
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
z REC/PAUSE
– . , >+
x
You can make music files without using the
computer by recording sound from other
equipment connected to the IC recorder.
When you select “音频输入” in the “场景
选择” menu, the settings suitable for
recording from other equipment are already
selected. For details on setting, see page 29.
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z Tips
• Before you start recording, we recommend
you make a trial recording first, or monitor
the recording (page 46).
• If the input level is not strong enough,
connect the headphone jack (minijack,
stereo) of other equipment to the
m (microphone) jack of the IC recorder and
adjust the volume level on the piece of
equipment connected to the IC recorder.
1 Connect other equipment to the IC
recorder when the IC recorder is in the
stop mode.
Connect the audio output connector
(stereo mini-plug) of other equipment to
the m (microphone) jack of the IC
recorder using a commercially-available
audio connecting cable.
“选择输入模式” appears in the display
window.
If “选择输入模式” is not displayed, set
it in the menu (page 80).
2 Press –. or >+ to select
“音频输入,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
“128kbps(MONO)” (HQ), sounds are
recorded only in one channel. In this case, set
the recording mode to “48kbps(MONO)” (SP)
or “8kbps(MONO)” (LP) in the menu
(page 79).
“选择输入模式” is set to “麦克风”
when you purchase the IC recorder.
Other Recording Operations
3 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
4 Press z REC/PAUSE to start recording.
The built-in microphone is automatically
cut off and the IC recorder starts
recording sounds from the connected
equipment.
5 Start playback on the piece of equipment
connected to the IC recorder.
6 Press x (stop) to stop recording.
P Note
When audio output of an external device
connected to the IC recorder is monaural and
the recording mode is set to
“192kbps(MONO)” (SHQ) or
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Operation during Recording
Monitoring the recording
i (headphone) jack
VOL –/+
If you connect the stereo headphones to the
i (headphone) jack, you can monitor the
recording. You can adjust the monitoring
volume by pressing VOL –/+, but the
recording level is fixed.
P Note
When the cord of the headphones touches the
IC recorder while you are monitoring the
recording, the IC recorder may record a
rustling noise. The rustling noise can be
reduced by holding the cord away from the IC
recorder.
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Other Playback Operations
Changing the Playback Settings
Convenient playback
methods
Listening with better sound
quality
• To listen with headphones:
Connect the stereo headphones to the
i (headphone) jack. The built-in speaker
will be automatically disconnected.
• To listen from an external speaker:
Connect an active or passive speaker to
the i (headphone) jack.
When “简易搜索” is set to “开” (page 76)
in the menu, you can quickly locate the
point at which you wish to start playback by
pressing –. or >+ repeatedly during
playback.
You can go back approx. 3 seconds by
pressing –. once, or advance approx. 10
seconds by pressing >+ once. This
function is useful for locating a desired
point in a long recording.
• To search forward (cue):
Press and hold >+ during playback and
release it at the point you wish to resume
playback.
• To search backward (review):
Press and hold –. during playback and
release it at the point you wish to resume
playback.
The IC recorder searches at slow speed with
playback sound. This is useful to check one
word forward or back. Then, if you press
and hold the button, the IC recorder starts to
search at higher speed.
Other Playback Operations
Quickly locating the point you
wish to start playback (easy
search)
Searching forward/backward
during playback (cue/review)
z When files are played back to the
end of the last file
• When you play back or fast play back to the
end of the last file, “FILE END” lights up for
approx. 5 seconds.
• When “FILE END” and the operation
indicator go off, the IC recorder will stop at
the beginning of the last file.
• If you press and hold –. while “FILE
END” is lit, the files are played back rapidly,
and normal playback will start at the point
you release the button.
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• If the last file is long and you wish to start
playback at a later part of the file, press and
hold >+ to go to the end of the file, and
then press –. while “FILE END” is lit to
go back to the desired point.
• For files other than the last one, go to the
beginning of the next file and play backward
to the desired point.
Reducing noise in the
playback sound and making
the human voice clearer –
the noise cut function
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
x
DISP/MENU
When you slide the NOISE CUT switch to
“ON” in the playback mode, ambient noise
other than the human voice is reduced. A
file is played back with clear sound quality
because the noise of all frequency bands
including a human voice is reduced.
P Notes
• The effect of the noise cut function may be
different depending on the condition of the
recorded voice.
• When you are using the built-in speaker, the
noise cut function does not work.
To set the noise cut level
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
or playback mode to enter the menu
mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select “详细菜
单,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
– . , >+
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3 Press –. or >+ to select “消除噪音
等级,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
Adjusting the playback
speed – the DPC (Digital
Pitch Control) function
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
4 Press –. or >+ to select “强” or
–., >+
“弱,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
Other Playback Operations
You can adjust the playback speed in a
range from 0.50 times to 2.00 times. The
file is played back in natural tones by
means of a digital processing function.
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
“消除噪音等级” is set to “强” when you
purchase the IC recorder.
or playback mode to enter the menu
mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
5 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
To cancel the noise cut function
Slide the NOISE CUT switch to “OFF.”
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2 Press –. or >+ to select
“DPC(Speed Control),” and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
3 Press –. or >+ to select “开,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
When you press and hold each button,
you can change the speed continuously.
The playback speed is set to “×0.70”
when you purchase the IC recorder.
To resume normal playback
speed
Select “关” in step 3.
P Note
The noise cut function (page 48) does not
work if you set “DPC(Speed Control)” to
“开.”
4 Press –. or >+ to adjust the
playback speed.
–.: Decreases the speed by 0.05 times
each time this button is pressed (from
×0.50 to ×1.00).
>+: Increases the speed by 0.10 times
each time this button is pressed (from
×1.00 to ×2.00).
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Selecting the playback
mode
2 Press –. or >+ to select “详细菜
单,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
A-B
x
– . , >+
3 Press –. or >+ to select “连续播
放,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
Other Playback Operations
You can use the menu or operate buttons to
select the playback mode according to the
playback situations.
To play back all files in a folder
continuously – the continuous
play
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
4 Press –. or >+ to select “开,” and
or playback mode to enter the menu
mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
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To play back a specified section
repeatedly – A-B repeat
1 During playback, press
(repeat) A-B
to specify the starting point A.
“A-B B?” is displayed.
“连续播放” is set to “关” when you
purchase the IC recorder.
5 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
2 Press
(repeat) A-B again to specify
the finishing point B.
“
A-B” is displayed and the specified
section is played back repeatedly.
To resume normal playback
mode – the single file play
Select “关” in step 4.
To play back a file repeatedly
During playback, press and hold N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER until “ 1” appears. The
selected file will be played back repeatedly.
To resume normal playback:
Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
To stop A-B repeat playback:
Press x (stop).
To resume normal playback, press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER again.
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To change the segment specified for A-B
repeat playback:
During A-B repeat playback, press
(repeat) A-B again to specify a new
starting point A. Then specify a new
finishing point B, as in step 2.
P Note
You cannot set the points A and B near the
beginning or the end of a file, and around track
marks.
Other Playback Operations
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Playing Back a File at a Desired Time with an
Alarm
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
2 Press –. or >+ to select “闹铃,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
x
– . , >+
You can sound an alarm and start playback
of a selected file at a desired time. You can
have a file played back on a specified date,
once every week, or at the same time every
day. You can set an alarm for a file.
3 Press –. or >+ to select “开,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
1 Select the file you want to play back with
an alarm.
2 Enter the alarm setting mode.
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the
stop mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
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“闹铃” is set to “关” when you
purchase the IC recorder.
3 Set the alarm date and time.
5 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
1 Press –. or >+ to select “日期,”
a day of the week, or “每天,” and then
press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
2 When you select “日期”:
Set the year, month, day, hour, and
minute in sequence, as described in
“Step 4: Setting the Clock” on page 14.
When you select a day of the week
or “每天”:
Press –. or >+ to set the hour,
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER, press –. or >+
to set the minute, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
alarm pattern, and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
The selected file will be
played back after the alarm.
提示音
Only the alarm will sound.
播放
Only the selected file will be
played back.
Other Playback Operations
4 Press –. or >+ to select a favorite
提示音及播放
To change the alarm setting
Select the file you want to change its alarm
setting, and then follow steps 2 through 5.
To cancel the alarm setting
Follow steps 1 and 2. In step 2-3 select
“关” and press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The alarm will be canceled and the alarm
indicator will disappear from the display
window.
The alarm pattern is set to “提示音及播
放” when you purchase the IC recorder.
The “正在执行...” animation is
displayed.
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When the set date and time comes
At the set time, “ALARM” is displayed in
the display window and the alarm and the
selected file will be played back using the
selected alarm pattern.
When the playback ends, the IC recorder
will stop automatically. (When the alarm
pattern is set to “提示音及播放” or “播放,”
the IC recorder will stop at the beginning of
the selected file.)
To stop the alarm playback
Press any button other than VOL –/+ while
the alarm sound is heard. If the HOLD
function is activated, you can stop the alarm
playback by pressing any button.
P Notes
• You can set only one alarm each one file.
• When the clock has not been set or no files
are recorded, you cannot set the alarm.
• The alarm sounds even if you set “提示音”
to “关” in the menu (page 82).
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• If the alarm time comes while the IC
recorder is accessing data, etc., the alarm
may be canceled automatically.
• If more than one alarm time comes, only the
first file will be played back with an alarm.
• If you divide a file you have set an alarm for,
the alarm setting remains on only the first
part of the divided file.
• If you erase a file in which you have set an
alarm, that alarm will be also canceled.
• You cannot set alarm in podcast files.
• You cannot set an alarm in the files stored on
a memory card.
Playback via Other Devices
Recording with other
equipment
Tape recorder,
mini disc recorder,
etc.
i (headphone)
jack
1 Connect the i (headphone) jack of the
IC recorder to the external input terminal
of other equipment using a commercially
available audio connecting cable.
2 Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER to start
playback and at the same time set the
connected equipment to the recording
mode.
A file from the IC recorder will be
recorded on the equipment connected.
Other Playback Operations
3 Press x (stop) on the IC recorder and the
connected equipment at the same time to
stop recording.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
x
z Tip
If the volume of the recorded sound is not
strong enough, adjust the playback sound of
the IC recorder (page 22).
You can record the sound of the IC recorder
with other equipment.
Before you start recording, we recommend
you make a trial recording first.
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Editing Files
Arranging Files in a Folder
Moving a file to a different
folder
3 Press –. or >+ to select “移动及复
制,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
– . , >+
4 Press –. or >+ to select “移动文
1 Select the file you want to move.
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
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件,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
5 Press –. or >+ to select the folder
that you want to move the file into, and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Copying a file to the other
memory
Memory card slot
DISP/MENU
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
x
The “正在移动文件...” animation is
displayed and the file is moved to the last
position in the destination folder.
When you move a file to another folder,
the original file in the previous folder
will be erased.
To cancel moving the file
Press x (stop) before step 5.
P Notes
• You cannot move podcast files.
• You cannot move protected files (page 70).
• You cannot move files to the other memory
media.
You can copy files between the built-in
memory and a memory card, which is
useful in saving a backup. Before starting
the operation, insert a memory card to be
used for copying into the memory card slot.
Editing Files
6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
–., >+
1 Select the file you want to copy.
When you want to copy a file from a
memory card to the built-in memory, set
the source memory media to “存储卡”
(page 40).
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
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3 Press –. or >+ to select “移动及复
制,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
4 Press –. or >+ to select “复制文
件,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
The “正在复制...” animation appears
and the file is copied as the last file in the
destination folder. A file will be copied
with the identical file name.
6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
To cancel the copy operation
Press x (stop) before step 5.
To cancel the copy operation
during copying
While the “正在复制...” animation is
displayed in step 5, press x (stop).
“复制到存储卡” or “复制到内置内存”
appears and the folder selection window
is displayed.
5 Press –. or >+ to select the folder
that you want to copy the file into, and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
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P Notes
• Before starting to copy the target file, make
sure to check the battery indicator (page 12).
If the batteries are weak, you may not be
able to copy files.
• If the remaining memory capacity of the
destination memory media is insufficient,
you may not be able to copy files.
• You cannot copy the podcast files.
• Do not remove or insert a memory card, or
turn off the IC recorder while copying. Files
may be damaged.
Erasing all files in a folder
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
4 Press –. or >+ to select “全部删
除,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
– . , >+
P Note
1 Select the folder containing the files you
want to erase when the IC recorder is in
the stop mode.
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU to enter the
menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
3 Press –. or >+ to select “删除,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Editing Files
If the selected folder contains a protected file
(page 70), you cannot erase the protected file
in that folder.
“确定全部删除?” will be displayed.
5 Press –. or >+ to select “是,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The “正在删除...” animation appears
in the display window and all files in the
selected folder will be erased.
6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
To cancel erasing
Select “否” in step 5, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
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Using a Track Mark
Adding a track mark
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
– . , >+
T-MARK
You can add a track mark at a point at
which you would like to divide a file later
or locate during playback. You can add a
maximum of 98 track marks to each file.
During recording, playing back, or
recording pausing, press T-MARK at the
position you want to add a track mark.
The
(track mark) indicator flashes, and a
track mark is added.
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P Notes
• You can add a track mark only to files
recorded using the IC recorder. However,
when you edit files using the supplied Sound
Organizer software, adding a track mark to
the files may not be possible.
• You cannot add a track mark at a point
within 0.5 seconds from another track mark.
• You cannot add a track mark at the very
beginning or at the very end of the file.
• If there are already 98 track marks in a file,
you cannot add any more track marks.
• When a track mark is added during
playback, the playback stops.
To locate a track mark and
starting playback at the track
mark
Press –. or >+ in the stop mode.
When the
(track mark) indicator flashes
once, press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Erasing a track mark
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
4 Press –. or >+ to select “删除曲目
标记,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
x
– . , >+
1 Stop at a position after the track mark
you want to erase.
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
3 Press –. or >+ to select “删除,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
5 Press –. or >+ to select “是,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The “正在删除...” animation appears
in the display window and the selected
track mark will be erased.
Editing Files
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
“确定删除曲目标记?” is displayed and
the track mark indicator and the track
mark number to be erased will flash.
Stop position
Erase track
mark
The track mark just before the stop position
will be erased.
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6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
3 Press –. or >+ to select “删除,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
To cancel erasing
Select “否” in step 5, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Erasing all the track marks
in the selected file at one
time
4 Press –. or >+ to select “删除所有
曲目标记,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
– . , >+
1 Select a file from which you want to
erase the track marks.
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“确定删除所有曲目标记?” will be
displayed.
5 Press –. or >+ to select “是,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The “正在删除...” animation appears
in the display window and all the track
marks will be erased at one time.
6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
To cancel erasing
Select “否” in step 5, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Editing Files
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Dividing a File
Dividing a file at the current
position
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
3 Press –. or >+ to select “分割,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
x
– . , >+
You can divide a file in the stop mode, so
that the file is divided into two parts and a
new file number is added to the newer part
of the divided file. By dividing a file, you
can easily find the point from which you
want to play back when you make a long
recording such as at a meeting. You can
divide a file until the total number of files in
the folder reaches the maximum number
allowed.
4 Press –. or >+ to select “分割当前
位置,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
1 Stop the file at the position where you
want to divide a file.
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“确定分割?” will be displayed.
5 Press –. or >+ to select “是,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The “正在分割...” animation appears,
and the divided files will be suffixed
with a sequential number (“_1” for the
original file, and “_2” for the new file).
File 1
File 2
File 1
File 2_1 File 2_2
File 3
• If you divide a file at the position within 0.5
seconds from a track mark, the track mark
will be erased.
• Because of the system limitations, you
cannot divide a file at the very beginning or
at the very end of the file.
To cancel dividing
Select “否” in step 5, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
A file is divided.
File 3
A suffix made up of a sequential number is
added to each of the divided files.
6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
P Notes
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
Editing Files
• You need a certain amount of free space in
the memory media to divide a file.
• When you divide a file with a title and artist
name, the newer part has the same title and
artist name.
• You cannot divide files other than those
recorded using the IC recorder (e.g., a file
transferred from a computer). Moreover,
when you edit files using the supplied Sound
Organizer software, dividing files may not
be possible.
• Once a file is divided, you cannot return it to
the original status again.
Dividing a file at all the track
mark positions
x
–., >+
1 Select the file you want to divide.
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
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3 Press –. or >+ to select “分割,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
mark positions. All the existing track
marks in the files will be erased.
File 1
A file is divided.
File 1_01 File 1_02
4 Press –. or >+ to select “分割所有
曲目标记,” and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
File 1_03
A suffix made up of a sequential number is
added to each of the divided files.
6 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
To cancel dividing
Select “否” in step 5, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
“确定分割所有曲目标记?” will be
displayed.
5 Press –. or >+ to select “是,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
The “正在分割...” animation appears,
and the file is divided at all the track
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z Tip
To cancel division during the operation at all
the remaining track marks, press x (stop).
The files that have been divided before the
cancellation remain divided.
P Notes
• You need a certain amount of free space in
the memory media to divide a file.
• When you divide a file with a title and artist
name, the newer part has the same title and
artist name.
• You cannot divide files other than those
recorded using the IC recorder (e.g., a file
transferred from a computer). Moreover,
when you edit files using the supplied Sound
Organizer software, dividing files may not
be possible.
• Once a file is divided, you cannot return it to
the original status again.
Editing Files
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Protecting a File
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
x
– . , >+
4 Press –. or >+ to select “开,” and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
To prevent a file from being accidentally
erased or edited, you can protect an
important file. A protected file is marked
with the (protect) indicator and is
regarded as a read-only file you cannot
erase or edit.
1 Display the file which you want to
protect.
5 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
2 Press and hold DISP/MENU in the stop
mode to enter the menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
3 Press –. or >+ to select “保护,”
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
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Protect mark
To release protection
Select the protected file, and then follow
steps 2 through 5.
In this case, select “关” in step 4, and then
press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
P Note
You cannot set protection to the podcast files.
Editing Files
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About the Menu Function
Making Settings for the Menu
N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER
DISP/MENU
>+ to select their sub menu item for
which you want to make setting, and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
x
– . , >+
1 Press and hold DISP/MENU to enter the
menu mode.
The menu mode window will be
displayed.
2 Press –. or >+ to select the menu
item for which you want to make setting,
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
When you select “分割,” “移动及复制,”
“删除,” or “详细菜单,” press –. or
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3 Press –. or >+ to select the setting
you want to set, and then press
N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
4 Press –. or >+ to make the setting,
and then press N PLAY/
STOP•ENTER.
5 Press x (stop) to exit the menu mode.
P Note
If you do not press any button for 60 seconds,
the menu mode is automatically canceled and
the window will return to the normal display.
To return to the previous window
During menu operations, press DISP/
MENU.
When the selection screen of the sub menu
screen is displayed after you select “分割,”
“移动及复制,” “删除,” or “详细菜单,”
press –. or >+ to select “[后退],”
and then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER to
return to the main menu window.
To exit the menu mode
Press x (stop).
About the Menu Function
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Menu Settings
Menu items
Operation mode
(a: the setting can be made /—: the setting cannot be made)
Stop mode
Recording mode
a
—
VOR
a
—
a
DPC(Speed Control)
a
a
—
简易搜索
a
a
—
闹铃
a
—
—
保护
a
—
—
分割
a
—
—
分割当前位置
a
—
—
分割所有曲目标记
a
—
—
[后退]
a
—
—
a
—
—
移动文件
a
—
—
复制文件
a
—
—
[后退]
a
—
—
a
—
—
删除曲目标记
a
—
—
删除所有曲目标记
a
—
—
全部删除
a
—
—
[后退]
a
—
—
a
—
—
移动及复制
删除
选择存储
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Playback mode
添加/覆盖
GB
—
Menu items
Operation mode
(a: the setting can be made /—: the setting cannot be made)
Stop mode
详细菜单
Playback mode
Recording mode
a
a
a
录音模式
a
—
—
话筒灵敏度
a
—
a
LCF(Low Cut)
a
—
a
选择输入模式
a
—
—
连续播放
a
a
—
消除噪音等级
a
a
—
LED
a
—
—
语言(Language)
a
—
—
时钟设定
a
—
—
时间显示格式
a
—
—
提示音
a
—
—
自动关机
a
—
—
格式化
a
—
—
[后退]
a
a
a
About the Menu Function
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Menu items
Settings (*: Initial setting)
添加/覆盖
Allows you to add a recording to a previously recorded file
or an overwrite recording during playback.
添加:
You can add a recording.
覆盖:
You can overwrite a recording.
关*:
You cannot add or overwrite a recording.
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VOR
Sets the VOR (Voice Operated Recording) function.
开:
Recording starts when the IC recorder detects sound and
pauses when no sound is heard, eliminating recording
during soundless periods. The VOR function is activated
when z REC/PAUSE is pressed.
关*:
The VOR function does not work.
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DPC(Speed Control)
Sets the DPC (Digital Pitch Control) function.
开:
You can adjust the playback speed in a range from 0.50
times to 2.00 times.
关*:
The DPC function is canceled.
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简易搜索
Sets the easy search function.
开:
You can go forward for about 10 seconds by pressing
>+ and go back for about 3 seconds by pressing
–.. This function is useful when attempting to locate
desired point in a long recording.
关*:
The easy search function does not work. When you press
>+ or –., a file will be moved forward or
backward.
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Settings (*: Initial setting)
Sets the alarm.
开:
The alarm function is effective. Set the date, time or day
of the week or choose daily for playback, and set the
following alarm pattern.
提示音及播放: The selected file is played back after
the alarm sounds.
提示音: Only the alarm sounds.
播放: Only the selected file is played back.
关*:
The alarm function is canceled.
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保护
Protects the selected file to prevent the file from being
erased, divided, or being moved.
开:
The protect function is activated.
关*:
The protect function is canceled.
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Divides a file into two.
是:
A file will be divided into two.
否:
Division is not executed.
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分割
分割当前位置
分割所有曲目标 Divides a file at all the track mark positions.
记
是:
The track mark division is executed.
否:
The track mark division is not executed.
See page
About the Menu Function
Menu items
闹铃
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Menu items
Settings (*: Initial setting)
移动及
复制
移动文件
Moves the selected file to the selected folder.
Before attempting to move a file, select the file to be moved,
and then go to the menu window.
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复制文件
Copies the selected file from the built-in memory to the
desired folder on a memory card, or from a memory card to
the desired folder on the built-in memory.
Before attempting to copy a file, select the file to be copied
and then go to the menu window.
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删除曲目标记
Erases the track mark just before the current position.
是:
The track mark will be erased.
否:
The track mark will not be erased.
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删除
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删除所有曲目标 Erases all the track marks of the selected file.
记
是:
All the track marks will be erased.
否:
All the track marks will not be erased.
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全部删除
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Erases all files in the selected folder.
Press
(folder) to display the folder selection window
before erasing the files and select a folder from which all
files are to be erased, and then go to the menu window.
是:
All files in the selected folder will be erased.
否:
All files will not be erased.
Menu items
Settings (*: Initial setting)
选择存储
Selects the memory media on which you want to store a file, or
which contains the file you want to play, edit, or copy.
内置内存*:
The built-in memory of the IC recorder is selected.
存储卡:
The memory card inserted in the memory card slot is
selected.
See page
40
P Note
When no memory card is currently inserted in the IC
recorder, the built-in memory is automatically selected.
详细菜
单
录音模式
–
About the Menu Function
Sets the recording mode including sound quality.
192kbps(MONO)*:
Super high-quality monaural recording mode (displayed
as “SHQ” in the window)
128kbps(MONO):
High-quality monaural recording mode (displayed as
“HQ” in the window)
48kbps(MONO):
Standard play monaural recording mode (displayed as
“SP” in the window)
8kbps(MONO):
Long play monaural recording mode (displayed as “LP”
in the window)
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Menu items
详细菜
单
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Settings (*: Initial setting)
See page
话筒灵敏度
Sets the microphone sensitivity.
高:
To record a sound far away from the IC recorder or a low
sound, such as recording in a spacious room (displayed as
“
” in the window).
中*:
To record the sound of a normal conversation or meeting,
such as recording in a meeting space or during interview
(displayed as “
” in the window).
低:
To record dictation with a microphone in front of your
mouth, a sound near the IC recorder, or a loud sound
(displayed as “ ” in the window).
–
LCF(Low Cut)
Sets the LCF (Low Cut Filter) function to cut a low
frequency to reduce the roaring noise from wind; therefore
you can record a file more clearly.
开:
The LCF function is activated.
关*:
The LCF function is canceled.
–
选择输入模式
Selects the external input to be recorded that is connected to
the m (microphone) jack.
麦克风*:
Select when you record files using an external
microphone.
音频输入 :
Select when you record using other equipment.
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连续播放
Sets the continuous playback mode.
开:
Files in one folder are played back continuously.
关*:
A file is played back and the IC recorder stops at the
beginning of the next file.
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Menu items
详细菜
单
Settings (*: Initial setting)
See page
消除噪音等级
Sets the noise cut level to use when the IC recorder plays a
file back which is recorded with the noise cut function.
强*:
The noise cut level will be more intense.
弱:
The noise cut level will be weakened. Select when you
cannot catch the sound easily by setting “消除噪音等级”
to “强.”
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LED
Turns the operation indicator on or off during operation.
开*:
During accessing to the memory, recording or playback,
the indicator lights or flashes.
关:
The indicator does not light or flash, even during
operation.
–
P Note
When the IC recorder is connected to a computer, the
operation indicator lights or flashes even if “LED” is set to
“关.”
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About the Menu Function
语言(Language) Sets the language to be used for messages, menus, folder
names, file names, etc.
(Chinese)*, English
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Menu items
详细菜
单
Settings (*: Initial setting)
Sets the clock to use the alarm function or record the date
and time.
1Press and hold DISP/MENU to enter the menu mode.
Select “详细菜单,” then “时钟设定.”
2Press –. or >+ to select “自动(同步)” or “手动,”
and then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
自动(同步)*:
When the IC recorder is connected to a computer that is
running the Sound Organizer software, the clock will
be automatically adjusted according to that computer.
手动:
Sets the clock by setting year, month, day, hour, and
minute in sequence.
3When you select “手动,” press –. or >+ to set the
year, month, day, hour, and minute in sequence, and then
press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
Select the last two digits of the year when you set the
year. When you set the minute, the “正在执行...”
animation is displayed.
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时间显示格式
Sets the clock display.
12小时制:
12:00AM = midnight, 12:00PM = noon
24小时制*:
0:00 = midnight, 12:00 = noon
–
提示音
Sets whether a beep will be heard or not.
开*:
A beep will sound to indicate that an operation has been
accepted or an error has occurred.
关:
No beep sound will be heard.
–
P Note
The alarm sounds even if you set “提示音” to “关” in the
menu.
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时钟设定
Menu items
详细菜
单
自动关机
Settings (*: Initial setting)
If the IC recorder is on and left for the period you have set,
the IC recorder turns off automatically.
5分钟:
The IC recorder will be turned off after approx. 5 minutes.
10分钟*:
The IC recorder will be turned off after approx. 10
minutes.
30分钟:
The IC recorder will be turned off after approx. 30
minutes.
60分钟:
The IC recorder will be turned off after approx. 60
minutes.
关:
The IC recorder will not be turned off automatically.
See page
–
About the Menu Function
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Menu items
详细菜
单
格式化
Settings (*: Initial setting)
Formats the memory media currently selected (the built-in
memory or the memory card), erasing all the data in the
memory and resetting the folder structure to its default
status.
是:
The “正在格式化...” animation appears and the
memory media will be formatted.
否:
The memory media will not be formatted.
P Notes
• Use the IC recorder formatting function to format the
memory media.
• Switch the memory media to the one to be formatted
before you start the format operation (page 40).
• When you format the memory media, all the data which
you have stored on the IC recorder will be erased. Once the
memory media has been erased, you cannot retrieve the
data that was erased.
• When you format the built-in memory, the operating
instructions stored in the built-in memory will also be
erased. To get another copy of the operating instructions,
please visit the Sony support home page:
http://www.sony-asia.com/support
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See page
–
Utilizing Your Computer
Using the IC Recorder with Your Computer
When the IC recorder is connected to your
computer, you can transfer data between
them.
Copying files from the IC
recorder to your computer to
store them (page 92)
Using the IC recorder as USB
memory (page 95)
You can store image data or text data stored
on the computer temporarily in the IC
recorder.
For details on the system requirements for
your computer, see page 97, 106.
P Note
While the IC recorder is connected with your
computer, the IC recorder operations is
disabled.
Connecting the IC recorder
to your computer
Computer
To USB port of
your computer
Managing and editing files using
the Sound Organizer software
(page 96)
The supplied Sound Organizer software
allows you to transfer the files that you
have recorded using the IC recorder to your
computer to manage and edit them. You can
also transfer MP3 files and podcast files
stored on your computer to the IC recorder.
Utilizing Your Computer
Copying MP3 files from your
computer to the IC recorder to
play them back (page 93)
System requirements for your
computer
IC recorder
To
(USB)
connector
USB connecting
cable
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To exchange files between the IC recorder
and your computer, connect the IC recorder
to your computer.
1 Connect the
(USB) connector of the
IC recorder with the USB port of your
running computer with the supplied USB
connecting cable inserted into the
connectors securely until each plug stops
to the end.
2 Make sure the IC recorder has been
recognized properly.
On the Windows screen; open “我的电
脑” or “计算机,” and make sure that “IC
RECORDER” or “MEMORY CARD”
has been recognized.
On the Macintosh screen; make sure that
an “IC RECORDER” or “MEMORY
CARD” drive is displayed on the
desktop.
The IC recorder is recognized by the
computer as soon as the connection is
made. While the IC recorder is connected to
the computer, “正在连接” is displayed in
the display window of the IC recorder.
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P Notes
• If you connect more than two USB devices
to your computer, normal operation will not
be guaranteed.
• Use of this IC recorder with a USB hub or a
USB connecting cable other than the
supplied cable is not guaranteed.
• A malfunction may occur depending on the
USB devices connected at the same time.
• Before connecting the IC recorder to your
computer, check that the batteries are
inserted in the IC recorder.
• It is recommended that you disconnect the
IC recorder from the computer when you are
not using the IC recorder connected to the
computer.
Structure of folders and
files
The folders and files are displayed on the
computer screen as shown.
On a Windows screen using 资源管理器,
and on a Macintosh screen using Finder,
folders and files can be displayed by
opening “IC RECORDER” or “MEMORY
CARD.”
Built-in memory
“IC RECORDER”
Folder for files recorded
using the IC recorder
VOICE*1
FOLDER01
FOLDER05
Folder transferred from
your computer
MUSIC
J-POP*2
MP3
PODCASTS
MP3
NEWS*2
MP3
MP3
Conversation*2
MP3
MP3
MP3
MP3
*4
*3
*3
Utilizing Your Computer
POP
*1 When a file is transferred directly under the
VOICE folder, the IC recorder recognizes
and handles it as a file transferred from the
computer. When you transfer a file from
your computer to the IC recorder, put the
file in the folders under the VOICE folder.
*2 The name of a folder in which MP3 files are
stored will be displayed on the IC recorder
as it is, so it is convenient if you put an
easy-to-remember name on the folder in
advance.
Folders shown in the illustration are
examples of folder names.
*3 The IC recorder can recognize up to 8 levels
of folders transferred to the IC recorder.
*4 If you transfer MP3 files separately, they
are classified as being in “无文件夹.”
*5 The operating instructions of the IC
recorder are stored in the “Instructions”
folder directly under the “IC RECORDER”
folder.
z Tips
• The title or artist name, etc., registered in the
MP3 files, can be displayed on the IC
recorder. It is useful if you input the ID3 tag
information using the software you use to
make the MP3 files on your computer.
• If no title, or artist name has been registered,
“No Data” will be displayed in the display
window of the IC recorder.
Instructions*5
When connecting the IC recorder with your
computer after the destination memory
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media has been set to “存储卡” (page 40),
the structure of folders is different from that
when the destination memory media is set
to “内置内存.”
Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)
“MEMORY CARD”
MSSONY
Folder for files recorded
using the IC recorder
VOICE
FOLDER01
FOLDER05
Folder transferred from
your computer
MUSIC
POP
J-POP
MP3
MP3
PODCASTS
NEWS
MP3
Conversation
MP3
MP3
MP3
MP3
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MP3
microSD card
“MEMORY CARD”
PRIVATE
Sony
Folder for files recorded
using the IC recorder
VOICE
FOLDER01
FOLDER05
The display of the structure of the folders
seen in the display window of the IC
recorder is different from that seen on the
display of a computer.
The folder indicators in the display window
of the IC recorder are as follows:
:
Folder for files recorded using the
IC recorder
:
Folder transferred from a computer
(They are displayed when MP3 files
have been transferred from a
computer.)
:
Folder for podcast files transferred
from a computer (These folders are
displayed when podcast files have
been transferred from a computer.)
POP
J-POP
MP3
PODCASTS
MP3
NEWS
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Folder transferred from
your computer
MUSIC
Structure of folders displayed in
the display window of the IC
recorder
MP3
Conversation
MP3
MP3
MP3
MP3
MP3
P Note
If
or
folders have no files that can be
played back using the IC recorder, those
folders will not be displayed in the display
window of the IC recorder. Even if
folders
have no files inside, however, those folders
can be displayed.
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Display of a file recorded with the
IC recorder
• Folders transferred to places other than
under the MUSIC folder or the
PODCASTS folder
• A folder called “无文件夹” (If you
transfer MP3 files separately, those files
will be displayed under this folder.)
Display of a podcast file
transferred from the computer
Folders for files recorded using the IC
recorder (folders under the VOICE folder)
will be displayed.
Display of an MP3 file transferred
from the computer
Folders for podcast files transferred from a
computer will be displayed.
When you transfer podcast files from your
computer to the IC recorder, use the
supplied Sound Organizer software.
The following folders will be displayed
among the folders forwarded from a
computer.
• Folders under the MUSIC folder which
contains a file (when some folders have
multiple levels, all folders will be
displayed in parallel.)
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Disconnecting the IC
recorder from your
computer
Follow the procedures below; otherwise,
data may be damaged.
1 Make sure that the operation indicator of
the IC recorder does not light.
2 Perform the following operation on your
computer.
On a Windows screen, left-click the icon
at the bottom of the desktop of the
computer.
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t Left-click “弹出IC RECORDER.”
The icon and menu displayed can be
different on different operating systems.
On a Macintosh screen, drag “IC
RECORDER” on the desktop to “回收
站” and drop it there.
For details on disconnecting the IC
recorder from your computer, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with your
computer.
3 Disconnect the USB connecting cable
connected to the IC recorder from the
USB port of the computer.
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Copying Files from the IC Recorder to Your
Computer
z To copy a file or folder (drag and
drop)
You can copy the files and folders from the
IC recorder to your computer to store them.
1 Connect the IC recorder to your
computer (page 85).
2 Copy files or folders you want to transfer
to your computer.
Drag and drop the files or folders you
want to copy from “IC RECORDER” or
“MEMORY CARD” to the local disk on
your computer.
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1 Click and hold,
2 drag,
3 and then drop.
3 Disconnect the IC recorder from your
computer (page 90).
Copying MP3 Files from Your Computer to
the IC Recorder and Playing Them Back
containing the MP3 files onto “IC
RECORDER” or “MEMORY CARD.”
The IC recorder can recognize up to 400
folders. You can copy up to 199 files to
one folder. Moreover, the IC recorder
can recognize up to a total of 4,095
folders and files for one memory media.
Copying an MP3 file from
your computer to the IC
recorder (drag and drop)
1 Connect the IC recorder to your
computer (page 85).
2 Copy the folder in which the MP3 files
are stored to the IC recorder.
On a Windows screen using 资源管理
器, or on a Macintosh screen using
Finder, drag and drop the folder
3 Disconnect the IC recorder from your
Utilizing Your Computer
You can copy MP3 files from your
computer to the IC recorder by dragging
and dropping them, and you can play them
back using the IC recorder.
computer (page 90).
Playing back MP3 files
copied from your computer
using the IC recorder
1 Press
(folder).
2 Press –. or >+ to select the folder
( ) in which MP3 files are stored, and
then press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER.
3 Press –. or >+ to select the MP3
file you want to play.
4 Press N PLAY/STOP•ENTER to start
playback.
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5 Press x (stop) to stop playback.
P Notes
• An MP3 file copied from your computer can
be played back with the IC recorder.
Dividing a file and setting a track mark,
however, may not be performed.
• If you have copied MP3 files using your
computer, those files may not be copied in
order of transfer because of system
limitations. If you copy MP3 files from your
computer to the IC recorder one by one, you
can display and play back the MP3 files in
copied order.
Display when playing back an
MP3 file
Press DISP/MENU to check the MP3 file
information during playback.
: Folder name
: File name
: Title
: Artist name
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Using the IC Recorder as USB Memory
Utilizing Your Computer
When the IC recorder is connected to your
computer, image data or text data on the
computer, as well as files recorded using
the IC recorder can be temporarily stored
on the IC recorder.
Your computer must meet the specified
system requirements to use the IC recorder
as USB memory.
For details on the system requirements, see
page 106.
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Using the Supplied Sound Organizer
Software
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What you can do using
Sound Organizer
The imported songs are saved to the
computer.
Sound Organizer allows you to exchange
files with an IC recorder or memory card.
The songs imported from music CDs and
other media, MP3 and other audio files
imported from a computer, and podcasts
can also be played and transferred to an IC
recorder. Various operations can be
performed for imported files, including
playback, editing and conversion to MP3
and other formats. You can also burn CDs
of the music you like, and send audio files
by mail.
Importing songs on the computer
Importing files recorded with an
IC recorder
You can play the files imported into Sound
Organizer.
You can import recording files that were
recorded with an IC recorder into Sound
Organizer.
The imported files are saved to the
computer.
Changing the file information of
files
Importing songs from a music CD
Dividing files
You can import the songs of a music CD
into Sound Organizer.
You can divide one file into multiple files.
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You can import music and other files saved
to the computer into Sound Organizer.
Subscribing to and updating
podcasts
You can subscribe to podcasts in Sound
Organizer.
Subscribing to and updating podcasts
enables you to download (subscription) and
enjoy the latest data from the Internet.
Playing files
You can change the title name, artist name,
and other file information displayed in the
file list.
Combining files
You can combine multiple files into one file.
Deleting files from an IC recorder
You can delete a file saved to an IC recorder.
Use this operation to delete files in the IC
recorder when you want to increase the
amount of free space in the IC recorder or
there are unnecessary files.
Transferring files to an IC
recorder
Burning a music CD
You can select your favorite songs from the
songs imported into Sound Organizer and
then burn your own original music CD.
Other convenient use
You can start the mail software and send a
recording file attached to mail.
The following shows the system
requirements for using Sound Organizer.
Operating systems
•
•
•
•
•
Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Starter (32 bit version)
Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2
or higher
• Windows Vista Business Service Pack 2
or higher
• Windows Vista Home Premium Service
Pack 2 or higher
• Windows Vista Home Basic Service
Pack 2 or higher
• Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Service Pack 3 or higher
• Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
or higher
• Windows XP Home Edition Service
Pack 3 or higher
Pre-installed.
Utilizing Your Computer
You can transfer a file from Sound
Organizer to an IC recorder or memory card.
You can enjoy transferred music, podcasts,
and other content on your IC recorder.
System requirements for
your computer
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P Notes
• Operation is not guaranteed if any operating
system other than those indicated listed is
used (page 97).
• 64 bit versions of Windows XP are not
supported.
IBM PC/AT or compatible
• CPU
Windows XP: Pentium III processor of
500 MHz or faster
Windows Vista: Pentium III processor of
800 MHz or faster
Windows 7: Pentium III processor of
1 GHz or faster
• Memory
Windows XP: At least 256 MB
Windows Vista: At least 512 MB (In the
case of Windows Vista Ultimate/
Business/Home Premium, at least 1 GB is
recommended.)
Windows 7: At least 1 GB (32 bit
version)/At least 2 GB (64 bit version)
• Free hard disk space
At least 400 MB is required.
Depending on the version of Windows,
more than 400 MB may be used.
Also, free space for handling music data
is required.
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• Display settings
Screen resolution: 800 × 600 pixels or
higher (1,024 × 768 pixels is
recommended)
Screen color: High Color (16 bit) or
higher
• Sound card
A SoundBlaster compatible card is
recommended.
• USB port
A compatible USB port is required to use
devices and media.
Operation via a USB hub is not guaranteed
except for models for which operation has
been specifically guaranteed.
Installing Sound Organizer
Install Sound Organizer on your computer.
P Notes
• When installing Sound Organizer, log in to
an account with administrator privileges.
Also, if you are using Windows 7 and the
[用户帐户控制] screen appears, confirm the
contents of the screen and then click [是]
([继续] in the case of Windows Vista).
• Sound Organizer cannot be started by a user
with limited privileges in Windows XP.
1 Make sure that the IC recorder is not
connected, then turn on your computer
and start up Windows.
2 Insert the supplied CD-ROM into the
CD-ROM drive.
The [Sound Organizer - InstallShield
Wizard] menu starts up automatically
and the [Welcome to Sound Organizer
Installer] window appears.
If the [Welcome to Sound Organizer
Installer] menu does not start up, open
Windows 资源管理器, right-click the
CD-ROM drive, double-click
[SoundOrganizerInstaller.exe], and then
follow the instructions on the screen.
3 Make sure that you accept the terms of
the license agreement, select [I accept the
terms in the license agreement], then
click [Next].
4 When the [Setup Type] window appears,
select [Standard] or [Custom], and then
click [Next].
Follow the instructions on the screen and
set the installation settings when you
select [Custom].
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• To use the software update function in
Windows XP, you must log on to an account
with computer administrator privileges.
• The Windows Media Format Runtime
module is added by the installer of Sound
Organizer. This module is not removed
when Sound Organizer is uninstalled.
However, it may not be installed if it has
been preinstalled.
• The data in the content storage folders is not
deleted when Sound Organizer is
uninstalled.
• In an installation environment in which
multiple operating systems are installed on
one computer, do not install Sound
Organizer in each of the operating systems.
Doing so may result in data inconsistencies.
5 When the [Ready to Install the Program]
window appears, click [Install].
The installation starts.
6 When [Sound Organizer has been
installed successfully.] window appears,
check [Launch Sound Organizer Now],
and then click [Finish].
P Note
You may need to restart your computer after
installing Sound Organizer.
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The Sound Organizer window
C
D
E
A 帮助
Displays the help of Sound Organizer.
For details on each operation, refer to
these help files.
B The file list of Sound Organizer (我的
媒体库)
Displays a list of files included in 我的
媒体库 of Sound Organizer in
accordance with the operation.
录制文件: Displays a list of
recording files.
Recording files that were recorded with
an IC recorder appear in this library
when they are imported.
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F
G
音乐: Displays a list of music files.
Songs imported from a music CD
appear in this library.
播客: Displays a list of podcasts.
The file list of the IC recorder
Displays the files saved to the
connected IC recorder or memory card.
编辑模式 button
Displays the edit area so that you can
edit a file.
快速操作指南 button
Displays the 快速操作指南 to receive
guidance on the basic features of Sound
Organizer.
Sidebar (导入/传输)
录音笔: Displays the transfer
screen. A list of files on a connected
device appears.
导入CD: Displays the screen for
importing music CDs.
刻录CD/DVD: Displays the screen
for burning discs.
Transfer buttons
: Transfers the files of Sound
Organizer to an IC recorder or memory
card.
: Imports the files of an IC
recorder or memory card to 我的媒体
库 of Sound Organizer.
Additional Information
Using a USB AC Adaptor
To
(USB)
connector
USB connecting
cable
Disconnecting the IC
recorder from the AC outlet
Follow the procedures below; otherwise,
when the IC recorder contains data files, the
files may be damaged or become
unplayable.
1 If you are recording or playing back a
1 Connect a USB AC adaptor (not
supplied) to an AC outlet.
2 Connect the USB AC adaptor to the
supplied USB connecting cable.
3 Connect the USB connecting cable to the
(USB) connector of the IC recorder.
file, press x (stop) to put the IC recorder
into the stop mode.
2 Make sure that the operation indicator of
the IC recorder does not light.
3 Disconnect the USB connecting cable
from the
(USB) connector of the IC
recorder, then disconnect the USB AC
adaptor from the USB connecting cable,
and then disconnect the USB AC adaptor
from the AC outlet.
Additional Information
You can use the IC recorder while it is
connected to an AC outlet using an
AC-NWUM50 USB AC adaptor (not
supplied). This is useful when you want to
record for a long time.
P Notes
• During recording (the operation indicator
lights or flashes in red) or accessing data (the
operation indicator flashes in orange),
– the IC recorder should not be connected to
or disconnected from the USB AC adaptor
connected to the AC outlet.
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– the USB AC adaptor connected to the IC
recorder should not be connected to or
disconnected from the AC outlet.
Doing so may damage the data. If the IC
recorder is required to process a large
amount of data, the start-up window may be
displayed for an extended period of time.
This is not a malfunction of the IC recorder.
Wait until the start-up display disappears
from the display window.
• While a USB AC adaptor is being used, the
battery indicator does not appear in the
display window.
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Precautions
On power
Operate the unit only on 3.0 V or 2.4 V DC.
Use two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline
batteries or two NH-AAA rechargeable
batteries.
On safety
Do not operate the unit while driving,
cycling or operating any motorized vehicle.
On handling
On noise
• Noise may be heard when the unit is
placed near an AC power source, a
fluorescent lamp or a mobile phone
during recording or playback.
• Noise may be recorded when an object,
such as your finger, etc., rubs or scratches
the unit during recording.
Additional Information
• Do not leave the unit in a location near heat
sources, or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock.
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into
the unit, remove the batteries and have the
unit checked by qualified personnel
before operating it any further.
• Be careful not to allow water to splash on
the unit. The unit is not water-proof. In
particular, be careful in the following
situations.
– When you have the unit in your pocket
and go to the bathroom, etc.
When you bend down, the unit may
drop into the water and may get wet.
– When you use the unit in an
environment where the unit is exposed
to rain, snow, or humidity.
– In circumstances where you get sweaty.
If you touch the unit with wet hands or
if you put the unit in the pocket of
sweaty clothes, the unit may get wet.
• You may feel pain in your ears if you use
the headphones when the ambient air is
very dry. This is not because of a
malfunction of the headphones, but because
of static electricity accumulated in your
body. You can reduce static electricity by
wearing non-synthetic clothes that prevent
the emergence of static electricity.
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On maintenance
To clean the exterior, use a soft cloth
slightly moistened in water. Then use a soft
dry cloth to wipe the exterior. Do not use
alcohol, benzine or thinner.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Backup recommendations
To avoid potential risk of data loss
caused by accidental operation or
malfunction of the IC recorder, we
recommend that you save a backup copy
of your recorded files to a computer, etc.
On using a memory card
P Notes
• When formatting (initializing) a memory
card, make sure to use the IC recorder to
format it. Operations of the memory cards
formatted with Windows or other devices are
not guaranteed.
• If you format a memory card containing
recorded data, the recorded data will be
deleted. Be careful not to delete important
data.
• Do not leave a memory card within the reach
of small children. They might accidentally
swallow it.
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• Do not insert or remove a memory card
during recording/playback/formatting.
Doing so may cause a malfunction of the IC
recorder.
• Do not remove a memory card while the “正
在访问...” animation appears in the
display window or the indicator is flashing in
orange. Doing so may damage the data.
• We do not guarantee the operations of all
types of compatible memory cards with the
IC recorder.
• For compatible M2™, please refer to the
Sony web site (page 106).
• “MagicGate™” is the collective name of
content protection technologies developed
by Sony. The IC recorder does not support
data recording/playback that requires
MagicGate™ functions.
• The IC recorder does not support parallel
data transfer.
• You cannot use a ROM (read-only-memory)
type or write-protected memory card.
• Data may be corrupted in the following
cases:
– When a memory card is removed or the IC
recorder is turned off during a read or write
operation.
– When a memory card is used in locations
subject to static electricity or electrical
noise.
• We assume no responsibility for any loss or
damage of recorded data.
Additional Information
• We recommend that you save a backup copy
of the important data.
• Do not touch the terminal of a memory card
with your hand or a metal object.
• Do not strike, bend or drop a memory card.
• Do not disassemble or modify a memory
card.
• Do not expose a memory card to water.
• Do not use a memory card under the
following conditions:
– Locations beyond the required operating
conditions, including locations, such as the
hot interior of a car parked in the sun and/
or in the summer, the outdoors exposed to
direct sunlight, or a place near a heater.
– Humid locations or locations with
corrosive substances present.
• When using a memory card, make sure to
check the correct insertion direction into the
memory card slot.
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Specifications
System requirements
To use your computer with the
Sound Organizer software
To use your computer with the Sound
Organizer software, see “System
requirements for your computer” on
page 97.
To use your computer without
the Sound Organizer software
To use your computer with the IC recorder
without the Sound Organizer software, or to
use the IC recorder as a USB mass storage
device, your computer must meet the
operating system requirements and port
environment described below.
Operating systems:
– Windows 7 Ultimate
– Windows 7 Professional
– Windows 7 Home Premium
– Windows 7 Home Basic
– Windows 7 Starter
– Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2
or higher
– Windows Vista Business Service Pack 2
or higher
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– Windows Vista Home Premium Service
Pack 2 or higher
– Windows Vista Home Basic Service
Pack 2 or higher
– Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Service Pack 3 or higher
– Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
or higher
– Windows XP Home Edition Service
Pack 3 or higher
– Mac OS X (v10.2.8-v10.6)
Pre-Installed
P Notes
• Operation is not guaranteed if any operating
system other than those indicated on the left
(Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Linux, etc.)
is used.
• 64 bit versions of Windows XP are not
supported.
• For the latest version information and
compatibility with your operating system,
please access the support home page for the
IC recorder:
http://www.sony-asia.com/support
Hardware environment:
– Sound board: Sound cards compatible
with any of the supported Microsoft
Windows operating systems
– Port: USB port
P Note
• The following systems are not supported:
– Operating systems other than the ones
indicated on page 106
– Personally constructed computers or
operating systems
– Upgraded operating systems
– Multi-boot environment
– Multi-monitor environment
Bit rate and sampling frequencies for
MP3 files*1
Bit rate: 32 kbps - 320 kbps, VBR
Sampling frequencies:
16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz
File extension: .mp3
*1 The playback of MP3 files recorded using
the IC recorder is also supported. Not all
encoders are supported.
General
Speaker
Approx. 28 mm dia.
Input/Output
Frequency range
Playback speed control (DPC)
•
•
•
•
2.00 times - 0.50 times
Design and specifications
IC recorder section
Capacity (User available capacity)
SHQ: 75 Hz - 20,000 Hz
HQ: 75 Hz - 17,000 Hz
SP: 75 Hz - 14,000 Hz
LP: 75 Hz - 3,500 Hz
Additional Information
2 GB
(approx. 1.80 GB = 1,932,735,283 Byte)
A part of the memory capacity is used as a
management area.
• Microphone jack (minijack, stereo)
– input for plug in power, minimum input
level
– 0.6 mV
• Headphone jack (minijack, stereo)
– output for 8 ohms - 300 ohms impedance
headphones
• USB connector (USB Mini-B jack)
– High-Speed USB compatible
• Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)/microSD
memory card slot
Power output
300 mW
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Power requirements
Two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries
(supplied): 3.0 V DC
Two NH-AAA rechargeable batteries (not
supplied): 2.4 V DC
Operating temperature
5°C - 35°C
Dimensions (w/h/d) (not incl. projecting
parts and controls) (JEITA)*2
Approx. 37.5 mm × 114 mm × 20.9 mm
Mass (JEITA)*2
Approx. 74 g including two LR03 alkaline
batteries
*2 Measured value by the standard of JEITA
(Japan Electronics and Information
Technology Industries Association)
Supplied accessories
See page 7.
Optional accessories
Active speaker SRS-M50
Electret condenser microphone ECM-CS10,
ECM-TL1
USB AC adaptor AC-NWUM50
Your dealer may not handle some of the above
listed optional accessories. Please ask the
dealer for detailed information.
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.
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Maximum recording time*3*4
The maximum recording time of all the folders is as follows.
录音模式
192kbps
(MONO)
(SHQ)
Recording
scene
Built-in
memory
会议 ( )
采访 ( )
演讲 ( )
音频输入 (
Memory card
2 GB
4 GB
8 GB
16 GB
32 GB
22 hr.
20 min.
22 hr.
20 min.
44 hr.
40 min.
89 hr.
25 min.
178 hr.
0 min.
357 hr.
0 min.
)
语音备忘录
( )
33 hr.
30 min.
33 hr.
30 min.
67 hr.
5 min.
134 hr.
0 min.
268 hr.
0 min.
536 hr.
0 min.
48kbps
(MONO)
(SP)
–
89 hr.
25 min.
89 hr.
25 min.
178 hr.
0 min.
357 hr.
0 min.
715 hr.
0 min.
1,431 hr.
0 min.
8kbps
(MONO)
(LP)
–
536 hr.
0 min.
536 hr.
0 min.
1,073 hr. 2,147 hr. 4,294 hr. 8,589 hr.
0 min.
0 min.
0 min.
0 min.
(hr.: hours/min.: minutes)
*3 When you are going to record continuously for a long time, you may have to replace the batteries
with new ones in the midst of recording. For details on the battery life, see the next table.
*4 The maximum recording time varies if you record files in mixed recording mode.
Additional Information
128kbps
(MONO)
(HQ)
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Battery life
When using Sony LR03 (SG) (size AAA) alkaline batteries*1
录音模式
Recording
Playback through
speaker*2
Playback using the
headphones
192kbps(MONO) (SHQ)
55 hr.
16 hr.
41 hr.
128kbps(MONO) (HQ)
55 hr.
16 hr.
41 hr.
48kbps(MONO) (SP)
60 hr.
16 hr.
41 hr.
8kbps(MONO) (LP)
72 hr.
16 hr.
41 hr.
(hr.: hours)
When using Sony NH-AAA rechargeable batteries*1
录音模式
Recording
Playback through
speaker*2
Playback using the
headphones
192kbps(MONO) (SHQ)
37 hr.
11 hr.
30 hr.
128kbps(MONO) (HQ)
37 hr.
11 hr.
30 hr.
48kbps(MONO) (SP)
39 hr.
11 hr.
30 hr.
8kbps(MONO) (LP)
50 hr.
11 hr.
30 hr.
(hr.: hours)
*1 The battery life is measured in testing using methods proprietary to Sony. The battery life may
shorten depending on how you operate the IC recorder.
*2 When playing back music through the internal speaker with the volume level set to 14
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Before taking the IC recorder for repair, check the following sections. Should any problem
persist after you have made these checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Please note that recorded files may be deleted during service or repair work.
Remedy
Noise is heard.
• An object, such as your finger, etc., accidentally rubbed or
scratched the IC recorder during recording so that noise was
recorded.
• The IC recorder was placed near an AC power source, a
fluorescent lamp or a mobile phone during recording or playback.
• The plug of the connected microphone is dirty. Clean the plug.
• The plug of the connected headphones is dirty. Clean the plug.
• Noise may be heard during recording pause of a file or VOR
recording.
The IC recorder cannot be
turned off.
• Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch in the direction of
“POWER ON/OFF” for more than 2 seconds when the IC
recorder is stopped (page 13).
The IC recorder cannot be
turned on.
• The power to the IC recorder is off. Slide the HOLD•POWER
ON/OFF switch in the direction of “POWER ON/OFF” for
more than 1 second (page 13).
• The batteries have been inserted with incorrect polarity (page 11).
The IC recorder is powered
off automatically.
• When the IC recorder is in the stop mode and you leave the IC
recorder without attempting an operation for a certain length of
time, the auto power off function will take effect. (The length of
time before auto power off is set to “10分钟” when you purchase
the IC recorder.) You can select the length of time before auto
power off takes effect in the menu (page 83).
The IC recorder does not
operate correctly.
• Take out the batteries and insert them again.
Troubleshooting
Symptom
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Symptom
Remedy
It takes a long time for the IC • If the IC recorder is required to process a large amount of data, it
recorder to start.
may take longer for the IC recorder to start. This is not a
malfunction of the IC recorder. Wait until the start-up display
disappears.
The IC recorder does not
operate.
• You may have formatted the memory of the IC recorder using the
computer. Use the IC recorder formatting function to format the
memory (page 84).
The IC recorder does not
operate, even if you press
any button.
• The batteries are weak (page 12).
• The power to the IC recorder is off. Slide the HOLD•POWER
ON/OFF switch in the direction of “POWER ON/OFF” for
more than 1 second (page 13).
• The HOLD function is activated. Slide the HOLD•POWER ON/
OFF switch in the center direction (page 10).
No sound comes from the
speaker.
• The volume is turned down completely (page 22).
• Headphones are plugged in (page 47).
Sound comes from only one • When audio output of an external device connected to the IC
channel.
recorder is monaural and the recording mode is set to
“192kbps(MONO)” (SHQ) or “128kbps(MONO)” (HQ), sounds
are recorded only in one channel. In this case, set the recording
mode to “48kbps(MONO)” (SP) or “8kbps(MONO)” (LP) in the
menu (page 79).
Sound comes from the
speaker even when the
headphones are plugged in.
• If you plug in the headphones not securely during playback, the
sound may come from the speaker. Unplug the headphones, and
then insert them securely.
The operation indicator does • “LED” is set to “关.” Display the menu and set “LED” to “开”
not light.
(page 81).
“存储容量已满” is
displayed and you cannot
start recording.
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• The memory is full. Erase some of the files (page 27) or erase all
the files after you store them on the other memory media or on
your computer.
Symptom
Remedy
“文件存储已满” is
displayed and you cannot
operate the IC recorder.
• 199 files have been recorded in the selected folder ( ) or 4,074
files (when there are 21 folders) in total have been recorded.
Therefore you cannot record another file, or move a file. Erase
some of the files (page 27) or erase all the files after you store
them on the other memory media or on your computer.
You cannot record a file.
• The remaining memory capacity is insufficient.
• You cannot record a file when you select a
(music) or
(podcast) folder in the playback-only area.
The playback volume is low. • The volume is turned down completely. Press VOL – or + to
adjust the volume (page 22).
• The recording scene is set to “语音备忘录” ( ) or “音频输
入” ( ). Select a recording scene depending on the current
situation (page 29).
• “话筒灵敏度” is set to “低” ( ). Set it to “高” (
), or
“中” ( ) (page 80).
• “添加/覆盖” is set to “关” in the menu. Set “添加/覆盖” to “添
加” or “覆盖” (page 32, 34).
• The remaining memory capacity is insufficient. The overwritten
part will be deleted after the overwriting part finishes recording.
Therefore, you can only overwrite within the remaining recording
time.
• You cannot add or overwrite a recording to a file which was not
recorded using the IC recorder.
• You cannot add or overwrite a recording to a file in a folder in the
playback-only area (the
(music) folder and the
(podcast)
folder).
Recording is interrupted.
• The VOR function is activated. Set “VOR” to “关” in the menu
(page 36).
Troubleshooting
You cannot add a recording
or an overwrite recording.
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Symptom
Remedy
When recording from other • Connect the headphone jack of other equipment to the
equipment, the input level is
m (microphone) jack of the IC recorder and adjust the volume
too strong or not strong
level on the piece of equipment connected to the IC recorder.
enough.
Playback speed is too fast or • The playback speed is adjusted in DPC. Adjust the speed in DPC
too slow.
again in the menu (page 49).
You cannot divide a file.
• You need a certain amount of free space in the memory to divide a
file.
• 199 files have been recorded in the selected folder ( ). Erase
some of the files (page 27) or erase all the files after you store
them on the other memory media or on your computer.
• Because of the system limitations, you may not be able to divide a
file at the very beginning or at the very end of the file.
• You cannot divide files other than those recorded using the IC
recorder (e.g., a file transferred from a computer).
The memory card is not
recognized.
• Since the memory card may contain image data or other files, the
memory required for creating initial folders is insufficient. Use
Windows 资源管理器, Macintosh desktop, or other tools to erase
unwanted files or initialize the memory card on the IC recorder.
• Switch the memory media of the IC recorder to “存储卡”
(page 40).
• Remove a memory card and check the side of the memory card.
Then insert it with correct side and direction.
“--:--” is displayed.
• You have not set the clock (page 14).
“--y--m--d” or “--:--” is
displayed on the recording
date display.
• The date of recording will not be displayed if you recorded the file
when the clock was not set.
There are fewer menu items • The menu items displayed are different depending on the
displayed in the menu mode. operation modes (stop mode, playback mode or recording mode)
(page 74).
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Symptom
Remedy
The remaining time
displayed in the display
window is shorter than that
displayed in the supplied
Sound Organizer software.
• The IC recorder requires a certain amount of memory for system
operation. That amount is subtracted from the remaining time,
which is the reason for the difference.
The battery life is short.
• The battery life on page 110 is based on playback with the volume
level set to 14. The battery life may shorten depending on the
operation of the IC recorder.
There is no battery power
• Even if you do not use the IC recorder, the batteries are consumed
remaining after you have left slightly. If you do not intend to use the IC recorder for an
the batteries inserted for long extended period of time, it is recommended that you turn the
time without using the IC
power off (page 13) or remove the batteries. Moreover, if you set
recorder.
“自动关机” to a short span in the menu (page 83), you can
prevent the batteries from being consumed due to forgetting to
turn the IC recorder off.
• You are using the rechargeable batteries in an environment with a
temperature of under 5 °C. Charge the batteries in an environment
with a temperature of 5 °C - 35 °C.
• The IC recorder has not been used for a certain time. Charge and
discharge the rechargeable batteries using the IC recorder several
times.
• Replace the old rechargeable batteries with new ones.
• The battery indicator is displayed only for a short time, however,
the rechargeable batteries are not charged completely. Charge the
batteries fully.
Menu does not reflect the
change in settings.
• If the batteries are removed just after the menu setting is changed,
or the menu setting is changed using “录音笔设置” of the Sound
Organizer software with the exhausted batteries inserted, the
menu setting may not function.
Troubleshooting
The battery life of the
rechargeable batteries is
short.
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Symptom
Remedy
A character in a folder or file • The IC recorder cannot support or display some special characters
name is displayed in
and symbols that are entered on a computer using Windows 资源
unreadable characters.
管理器 or the Macintosh desktop.
The “正在访问...”
animation display does not
disappear.
• If the IC recorder is required to process excessive amount of data,
the animation may be displayed for an extended period of time.
This is not a malfunction of the IC recorder. Wait until the
message disappears.
It takes a long time to copy a • If the file size of a file is large, it takes a considerable time to
file.
finish copying. Wait until the copying is finished.
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The transferred files are not
displayed.
• The IC recorder can recognize up to 8 levels of folders transferred
to the IC recorder.
• If files are incompatible, other than an MP3(.mp3) file that the IC
recorder supports, they may not be displayed. See page 107.
The IC recorder is not
recognized by your
computer.
A folder/file cannot be
transferred from your
computer.
• Disconnect the IC recorder from your computer and reconnect it.
• Do not use a USB hub or USB extension cable other than the
supplied USB connecting cable.
• Operation is not guaranteed if you use any system requirements
other than those described on page 106.
• Depending on the USB port position, the IC recorder may not be
recognized. If this happens, try another port.
The file transferred from
your computer cannot be
played back.
• The file format may differ from those that can be played back
using the IC recorder (MP3(.mp3)). Check the file name
(page 107).
The computer cannot start.
• If you reboot the computer with the IC recorder connected to the
computer, the computer may freeze or may not start properly.
Disconnect the IC recorder from the computer and reboot the
computer again.
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Sound Organizer
Refer to the help files of the Sound Organizer software, too.
Symptom
Cause/Remedy
The Sound Organizer
• The free disk or memory space on the computer is too small.
software cannot be installed. Check the hard disk and memory space.
• You are trying to install the software into the operating system
that the Sound Organizer software does not support. Install the
software into the supported operating system (page 97).
• In Windows XP, you have logged on using a user name belonging
to a user account with limitations. Or in Windows Vista or
Windows 7, you have logged on using a guest account. Make sure
to log on using a user name with computer administrator
privileges.
The IC recorder cannot be
properly connected.
Troubleshooting
• Check that the installation of the software has been successful.
Also check the connection as follows:
– When using an external USB hub, use the supplied USB
connecting cable.
– Disconnect and then connect the IC recorder.
– Connect the IC recorder to another USB port.
• Your computer may be in the system standby/hibernate mode. Do
not let your computer enter into the system standby/hibernate
mode while being connected to the IC recorder.
• Save a backup copy of all of the data stored on the built-in
memory or the memory card, and then format the built-in memory
or the memory card using the formatting function in the menu
(page 84).
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Symptom
Cause/Remedy
Playback sound from the
• No sound board is installed.
computer is low./No sound is • No speaker is built-in or connected to the computer.
emitted from the computer. • The volume of the sound is turned down.
• Turn up the volume on the computer. (Refer to the instruction
manual of the computer.)
• The volume of WAV files can be changed and saved using the
“Increase Volume” feature of the Microsoft Sound Recorder.
Stored files cannot be played • You cannot play back files whose file format the Sound Organizer
back or edited.
software does not support. Depending on the file format, you
cannot use part of editorial features of the software. Refer to the
help files of the Sound Organizer software.
The counter or slider moves • This happens when you play back files that you divided. Store a
incorrectly, or noise is heard. file on your computer first*, and then add it to the IC recorder.
(*Select the saving file format that suits the IC recorder you use.)
Operation is slow when there • When the total number of files increases, the operation becomes
are many files.
slower, regardless of the length of the recording time.
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Display does not work
during saving, adding, or
deleting of files.
• It takes a longer time to copy or delete long files. Wait until the
copying is finished. After completing operations, the display
works normally.
The software ‘hangs’ when
the Sound Organizer
software starts up.
• Do not disconnect the connector of the IC recorder while the
computer is communicating with the IC recorder. Otherwise the
computer operations become unstable or the data inside the IC
recorder may be damaged.
• There may be conflict between the software and other driver or
application.
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Message List
Cause/Remedy
HOLD
• All the button operations are disabled because the IC recorder is in
the HOLD status to prevent unintentional operations. Slide the
HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch towards the center to release
the IC recorder from the HOLD status (page 10).
电量不足
• The batteries are exhausted. Replace the old LR03 (size AAA)
alkaline batteries with new ones (page 11). Or replace the old
rechargeable batteries with new ones.
存储卡错误
• An error occurred while a memory card was being inserted into
the memory card slot. Remove and try inserting it again. If this
message persists, use a new memory card.
不支持此存储卡
• A memory card that the IC recorder does not support is inserted.
See “About compatible memory cards” on page 38.
• An M2™ that the IC recorder does not authorize is inserted. See
“About compatible memory cards” on page 38.
只读存储卡
• A read-only memory card is inserted. A read-only memory card
cannot be used with the IC recorder.
存储卡被锁定
• The memory card is write-protected. A write-protected memory
card cannot be used with the IC recorder.
存储卡被拒绝访问
• Since a memory card containing an access control function is
inserted, you cannot use it.
存储容量已满
• The remaining memory capacity of the IC recorder is insufficient.
Erase some files before recording.
Troubleshooting
Message
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120
Message
Cause/Remedy
文件存储已满
• When there are already the maximum number of files in the
selected folder or the total number of files stored on the IC
recorder has exceeded the maximum, you cannot record a new
file. Erase some files before recording.
文件已损坏
• You cannot play back or edit files, because the data of the selected
file is damaged.
请格式化本机
• The IC recorder cannot be turned on using the computer because
there is no copy of the control file required for operation. Format
the IC recorder using the formatting function in the menu
(page 84). Do not use your computer to format the IC recorder.
无法继续处理
• The IC recorder failed in memory access. Remove and then reinsert the batteries.
• Save a backup copy of your data and format the IC recorder using
the menu (page 84).
请停止操作后再重新插入
存储卡
• A memory card was inserted during recording or playback.
Remove the memory card and insert it while the IC recorder is in
the stop mode.
请设置日期时间
• Set the clock; otherwise, you cannot set the alarm.
曲目标记已满
• You can set up to 98 track marks for a file. Cancel unwanted track
marks (page 63).
文件不存在
• The selected folder does not have any files. You cannot move a
file or set the alarm, etc., because of this.
无曲目标记
• There are no track marks when you attempt to erase a track mark
or track marks, or divide a file at all the track mark positions.
电池电量低
• You cannot format the memory or erase all the files in a folder
because of insufficient battery power. Replace the old LR03 (size
AAA) alkaline batteries with new ones (page 11). Or replace the
old rechargeable batteries with new ones.
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Message
Cause/Remedy
已设置完成
• The selected file has already been set for alarm playback. Select
the other file.
• You set the alarm to play back a file at a date and time previously
set on another file. Change the alarm setting.
过去的日期/时间
• You set the alarm when the time has already passed. Check it and
set the appropriate date and time (page 54).
受保护文件
• The selected file is protected or is a “Read only” file. You cannot
erase it. Cancel the protection on the IC recorder or cancel “Read
only” on your computer to edit the file using the IC recorder
(page 70).
添加/覆盖设定关闭
• “添加/覆盖” in the menu is set to “关.” You cannot add a
recording or an overwrite recording (pages 32, 34).
未知格式
• This data is not in a file format that is supported by the IC
recorder. The IC recorder supports MP3(.mp3)files only. For
details, see “Design and specifications” on page 107.
• You cannot play back copyright protected files.
Troubleshooting
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Message
Cause/Remedy
操作无效
• You cannot divide or set a track mark in files in a
(music) or
(podcast) folder in the playback-only area.
• When a memory card has a bad block on it, the card cannot be
written to. Prepare a new memory card to replace the current one.
• The file name has reached the maximum number of characters;
you cannot divide the file. Shorten the file name.
• The “分割所有曲目标记” function cannot be used because there is
a track mark within 0.5 seconds from the dividing position.
• The “分割所有曲目标记” function cannot be used because there
is a track mark within 0.5 seconds from the beginning of a file or
the end of a file.
• The file length is less than 1 second; you cannot divide such a
short file.
• The “分割当前位置” function cannot be used at a position within
0.5 seconds from the beginning of a file or the end of a file.
不能拆分-最大文件数
• When there are already 199 files in the selected folder or the total
number of files stored on the IC recorder exceeds the maximum,
you cannot divide a file. Erase some files before dividing a file.
同名文件已存在
• A file of the same file name already exists in the folder when a file
is divided, or a file is copied or moved.
无存储卡
• There is no memory card inserted into the memory card slot when
you attempt to set the “选择存储,” or “复制文件” menus.
新文件
• The file being recorded has reached the maximum size limit
(500 MB). The file will be divided automatically and recording
will continue as a new file.
已删除过近的曲目标记
• When there is a track mark set within 0.5 seconds from the
dividing position, the track mark is automatically erased.
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Message
Cause/Remedy
存储卡无法操作
• You cannot set an alarm in a file stored on a memory card. Switch
the memory media of the IC recorder to “内置内存” (page 40).
文件夹切换
• If there are no files in a
(music) or
(podcast) folder in the
playback-only area, no folders are displayed in the display
window. Only a folder with a file will be displayed.
系统故障
• A system error other than the above has occurred. Remove the
batteries and re-inert them.
Troubleshooting
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System Limitations
There are some system limitations of the IC recorder. Troubles as mentioned below are not
malfunctions of the IC recorder.
Symptom
Cause/Remedy
You cannot record files • If you record files in a mixture of the recording modes, the recordable
up to the maximum
time varies from the maximum recording time of the highest recording
recording time.
mode to those of the lowest recording mode.
• The sum of the number on the counter (elapsed recording time) and the
remaining recording time may be less than the IC recorder’s maximum
recording time.
You cannot display or • If you have transferred MP3 files using your computer, those files may
play back MP3 files in
not be transferred in order of transfer because of system limitations. If
order.
you transfer MP3 files from your computer to the IC recorder one by
one, you can display and play back the MP3 files in transferred order.
A file is divided
automatically.
• The file being recorded has reached the maximum size limit (500 MB).
Therefore it is automatically divided.
You cannot enter
lower-case characters.
• Depending on the combination of the characters used for the folder
name that was made on your computer, those characters may change to
all capitals.
“s” is displayed in place • A character which cannot be displayed on the IC recorder has been
of a folder name, title,
used. Using your computer, replace it with one which can be displayed
artist name, or file name. on the IC recorder.
When you set A-B
• Depending on the files, the set positions may move.
repeat playback, the set
positions move a little.
The remaining recording • You need a certain amount of free space for a file management area to
time becomes shorter
divide a file, therefore the remaining recording time will be shortened.
when you divide a file.
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Display Window Guide
Display when stopped
Troubleshooting
A Track mark indicator
Displays the track mark number just
before the current position. Appears
when a track mark is set for a file.
B Newly arriving podcast indicator
C Folder information indicator
: A folder where you can record a file
: A folder for playback only
: A folder for podcast files
D Folder name indicator
E File information indicator
You can switch the file information
display in order by pressing DISP/
MENU briefly: Elapsed time c
Remaining time c Recording date and
time c File name c Title c Artist name
: File name
: Title
: Artist name (during playback only)
F File location indicator
The selected file number is displayed in
the numerator and the total number of
files in the folder is displayed in the
denominator.
G Protect indicator
Appears when the protection is set for a
file.
H Alarm indicator
I Remaining memory indicator
Displays the remaining memory and
decreases one by one during recording.
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J Memory card indicator
When “存储卡” is selected as “选择存
储,” the indicator is displayed. When
“内置内存” is selected, no indicator is
displayed.
K Battery indicator
Display when recording
L Recording progress animation display
Displays the progress of a recording in
animation.
M Recording indicator
Appears while the IC recorder is
recording
N VOR recording indicator
Appears when “VOR” is set to “开” in
the menu.
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LP: Long play monaural recording
mode (8kbps(MONO))
Troubleshooting
O Scene select indicator
Displays the currently selected scene
used for recording. Appears when a
scene is set.
: 会议
: 语音备忘录
: 采访
: 演讲
: 音频输入
P LCF (Low Cut Filter) indicator
Appears when “LCF(Low Cut)” is set
to “开” in the menu.
Q Microphone sensitivity indicator
:高
:中
:低
R Recording mode indicator
Displays the recording mode set in the
menu when the IC recorder is in the
stop mode, and displays the current
recording mode when the IC recorder is
in the playback or recording mode:
SHQ: Super high-quality monaural
recording mode (192kbps(MONO))
HQ: High-quality monaural recording
mode (128kbps(MONO))
SP: Standard play monaural recording
mode (48kbps(MONO))
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Display during playback
S Playback mode indicator
1: Appears when one file is played
back repeatedly.
A-B: Appears when a specified A-B
period is played back repeatedly.
×0.50 to ×2.00: DPC playback
ALARM: Alarm playback
T EASY-S (Easy Search) indicator
Appears when “简易搜索” is set to
“开” in the menu.
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Display in the HOLD status
U HOLD indicator
Appears when the IC recorder is in the
HOLD status to prevent unintentional
operations.
To release the HOLD status, slide the
HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch
towards the center (page 10).
Index
A
D
A-B repeat ...............................................52
Adding a recording .................................32
Adding an overwrite recording ...............34
Adjusting the volume ........................22, 46
Alarm ..........................................54, 74, 77
Alkaline batteries ............................ 11, 110
Display during playback .........................26
Display the current date and time ...........15
Dividing a file at all the track mark
positions ......................................67, 74, 77
Dividing a file at the current
position ........................................66, 74, 77
DPC (Digital Pitch Control) ........49, 74, 76
B
Battery indicator .....................................12
Battery life ............................................ 110
C
Easy search ..................................47, 74, 76
Editing files .............................................58
Erasing ....................................................27
Erasing a track mark ...................63, 74, 78
Erasing all files in a folder ..........61, 74, 78
Erasing all the track marks ..........64, 74, 78
External microphone ...............................42
F
Folder ..........................................23, 58, 86
Index
Changing the 场景选择 settings .............29
Connecting the IC recorder to your
computer .................................................85
Continuous play ..........................51, 75, 80
Copying a file to the other memory
media ...........................................59, 74, 78
Copying files to your computer ..............92
Copying MP3 files to the IC
recorder ...................................................93
Cue ..........................................................47
E
H
HOLD ......................................................10
HOLD•POWER ON/OFF switch .....10, 13
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I
Index to parts and controls
Display window ................................ 125
Front .....................................................8
Rear .......................................................9
Input selection .......................42, 44, 75, 80
Inserting batteries ....................................11
M
Maintenance ..........................................104
Memory card ................................... 38, 104
Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) .......38, 88
Menu
保护 ..............................................74, 77
DPC(Speed Control) .....................74, 76
分割 ..............................................74, 77
分割当前位置 ..............................74, 77
分割所有曲目标记 ......................74, 77
复制文件 ......................................74, 78
格式化 ..........................................75, 84
话筒灵敏度 ..................................75, 80
简易搜索 ......................................74, 76
LCF(Low Cut) ..............................75, 80
LED ..............................................75, 81
连续播放 ......................................75, 80
录音模式 ......................................75, 79
Making settings ..................................72
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Menu settings ......................................74
闹铃 ..............................................74, 77
全部删除 ......................................74, 78
删除 ..............................................74, 78
删除曲目标记 ..............................74, 78
删除所有曲目标记 ......................74, 78
时间显示格式 ..............................75, 82
时钟设定 ......................................75, 82
提示音 ..........................................75, 82
添加 / 覆盖 ..................................74, 76
VOR ..............................................74, 76
详细菜单 ......................................75, 79
消除噪音等级 ..............................75, 81
选择存储 ......................................74, 79
选择输入模式 ..............................75, 80
移动及复制 ..................................74, 78
移动文件 ......................................74, 78
语言 (Language) .........................75, 81
自动关机 ......................................75, 83
Message list ...........................................119
microSD/microSDHC .......................38, 89
Monitoring the recording ........................46
Moving a file ...............................58, 74, 78
MP3 files ...............................................107
N
Noise .....................................................103
Overwrite recording ................................34
Sound Organizer .....................................96
Specifications ........................................106
Switching the memory ................40, 74, 79
System limitations .................................124
System requirements .......................97, 106
P
T
Pause recording .......................................20
Playback ............................................22, 47
Playback modes ......................................51
Podcast ....................................................96
Precautions ............................................ 103
Protecting a file ...........................70, 74, 77
Track mark ..............................................62
Troubleshooting ....................................111
Noise cut .................................................48
Noise cut level ............................48, 75, 81
O
R
Rechargeable batteries .......................... 110
Recording ..........................................17, 29
Recording from a telephone ....................43
Recording from other equipment ............44
Recording time ...................................... 109
Recording with other equipment ............57
Review ..............................................20, 47
U
USB AC adaptor ...................................101
USB memory ...........................................95
Using the IC recorder with your
computer ..................................................85
V
VOR (Voice Operated
Recording) ...................................36, 74, 76
Index
S
Scene selection ........................................29
Selecting a folder and file .......................23
Setting the clock .........................14, 75, 82
Setting the language ....................16, 75, 81
131
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