ICD-UX512RED
Digital Flash Voice Recorder
The ICD-UX512 is a 3-in-1 stereo recorder equipped for voice recording,
music playback and USB flash memory. Featuring MP3 and Linear PCM
recording, direct connect USB and enhanced recording features, the
ICD-UX512 recorder is perfect for capturing music and meeting notes alike.
Even expand memory to your liking with the MicroSD card slot for adding
optional memory.
3-in-1 stereo recorder
Voice recorder, music player & USB flash memory. Capture and playback voice or music notes,
plus store and transfer files via the direct connect USB.
INTELLIGENT NOISE CUT™ MODE
A unique and innovative technology from Sony, Intelligent Noise Cut™ mode significantly
reduces ambient noise from recordings so that playback can be heard more clearly.
EXPANDABLE MEMORY
A Memory Card slot offers access to additional recording time using optional flash memory
media that can be removed and stored or used to transfer recordings to a computer.
MUSIC RECORDING & PLAYBACK
The UX512 provides flexibility in audio recording and playback. Music can be recorded in MP3 or
linear PCM. For playback, the UX512 supports MP3/WMA/AAC files.1
USB DIRECT CONNECT
Transfer files quickly without searching for a USB connection cable. With direct connect, simply
connect the recorder to a PC or Mac® USB input.2
SCENE SELECT
An easy to use system that allows the user to select pre-determined recording modes. The device
automatically adjusts the unit to the optimal recording settings: notes, lectures, music etc.
A-B REPEAT
Mark the beginning and ending of a particular recorded passage and the recording will be
played over and over again- great for language learning.
ADD RECORDING
Enables the user to press the RECORD button during playback and automatically add additional
recording at the end without affecting the original recording.
ALARM
Set a future date and time and the recording will automatically be played.
BACKLIT DISPLAY
Convenient when using the unit in a low light environment.
DPC
Digital Pitch Control enables the recording to be played at a faster or slower rate without
changing the pitch.
DRAGON® COMPATIBLE / CERTIFIED
The recording quality of the unit has been optimized and validated by Nuance to work with the
Voice to Print Dragon NaturallySpeaking® software (sold sep.).
EARPHONE JACK
A listening device can be plugged into the recorder.
EASY SEARCH
Rewinds or Fast Forwards in short increments making it easier to locate a segment in a long
recording for review.
HI / LO MICROPHONE SENSITIVITY
Set the recorder for dictation and notes or for conferences and lectures.
MIC JACK
Provides the ability to use an external microphone.
MULTI LANGUAGE MENU
Enables the menu language to be displayed in English, French or Spanish.
PERSONALIZED FOLDER NAMES (w/ a PC)
Allows the folder names to be personalized such as NOTES, HISTORY CLASS, SCHEDULE etc.
RECORD/PAUSE
Provides the ability to pause the recording process, gather your thoughts and then continue
recording in one easy step.
SOUND ORGANIZER SOFTWARE BUNDLE FOR PC
Software bundle that allows editing, viewing track marks, CD/DVD burning, playback with
Intelligent Noise Cut™ and other useful features.2
STEREO MICROPHONE
Record in stereo with the included stereo microphone.
TRACK MARK
Finding an exact spot in your recording is now easier than ever before. Place up to 98 track
marks in each recorded file which can be "jumped" to for playback.
USB PC & MAC® COMPATIBLE
PC & MAC COMPATIBLE
Works with Windows® as well as Macintosh® computers.
PC: Sound Organizer Software (CD-ROM)
MAC: Drag and drop Mass Storage Device functionality only.
VOR
Voice Operated Recording starts and stops the recording when sound of a sufficient level is
picked up by the microphone. This feature saves valuable recording time by not recording
periods when there is little or no sound.
Specifications
Audio
MP3 files:
Bit Rate: 8 kbps - 192 kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequencies: 16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz
File Extension: .mp3
WMA files:
Bit Rate: 32 kbps - 192 kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequencies: 44.1 kHz
File Extension: .wma
Format(s) Supported
AAC-LC files*:
Bit Rate: 16 kbps - 320 kbps, VBR
Sampling Frequencies: 11.025/12/16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz
File Extension: .m4a
* Copyright-protected files playback not supported
PCM files:
Bit Rate: 16 bit
Sampling Frequencies: 44.1 kHz
File Extension: .wav
Frequency Range
LPCM 44/16: 50 - 20,000 Hz
MP3 192k: 50 - 20,000 Hz
MP3 128k: 50 - 16,000 Hz
MP3 48k (Mono): 50 - 14,000 Hz
MP3 8k (Mono): 60 - 3,400 Hz
Microphone
Built-in, Stereo Microphone
Recording System
Digital Stereo
Audio Features
Microphone Sensitivity Feature
Yes (Hi/Med/Lo)
Recording Features
5 Modes: Linear PCM /
LPCM (44.1kHz, 16bit): Non-compressed High-Quality stereo mode
SHQ (44.1kHz, 192kbps): Super High- Quality stereo mode
HQ (44.1kHz, 128kbps): High-Quality stereo mode
SP (44.1kHz, 48kbps): Standard Play monaural mode
LP (11.025kHz, 8kbps): Long Play monaural mode
Convenience Features
Erase/Protect
Yes
Message Folder(s)
5 folders
On-Screen Clock
Yes
Safety Lock
Yes (Hold Function)
Search Features
Cue/Review, Easy Search, Track Mark
Voice E-Mail Function
Yes
General
Recording and Playback Times
LPCM 44.1k 3H
MP3 192k (SHQ): 22H 20M
MP3 128k (HQ): 33H 30M
MP3 48k (Mono) (SP): 89H 25M
MP3 8k (Mono) (LP): 536H2
Recording Media
Built-In Flash Memory 2GB³ and Memory Card Expansion Slot (microSD/M2)
Type of Use
Ultra Portable Voice Recorder
Hardware
Display
Full Function LCD Display with LED operation indicator
Inputs and Outputs
Headphone Output(s)
1 (Minijack, Stereo)
Microphone Input
1 (Minijack, Stereo)
USB Port(s)
1 (Type-A jack), High-Speed USB Compatible
Memory
Memory Size
2 GB (approx. 1.9 GB = 2,147,483,648 Bytes)
Available: 1.8 GB (1,932,735,283 bytes)
Power
Battery Type
"AAA" x 1
Output Power
90 mW
Power Requirements
One LR03 (size AAA) alkaline battery: 3.0 V DC
One NH-AAA rechargeable battery: 2.4 V DC
Software
Operating System Compatibility
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, 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 Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 3 or higher, Windows® XP Media Center
Edition 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), preinstalled
Supplied Software
Application Software, Sound Organizer (CD-ROM) (Windows® only)
Speaker
Speaker Dimensions
Approx. 21/32 in. (16 mm) diameter
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.)
1.5" x 4.5" x 0.84" (37.5 x 102 x 14.6mm) not including projecting parts and controls
Dimensions (Approx) Depth
0.60" (14.6 mm)
Dimensions (Approx) Height
4.2" (102 mm)
Dimensions (Approx) Width
1.5" (37.5 mm)
Weight (Approx.)
2 1/8 oz. (59 g) Including one battery
Accessories
Supplied Accessories
IC Recorder (1)
NH-AAA (size AAA) rechargeable battery (1)
Stereo headphones (1)
USB extension cable (1)
Operating Instructions (1)
Optional Accessories
Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™): MS-A16GU2, MS-A8GU2, MS-A4GU2, MS-A2GU2
microSD/microSDH: SR-8A4, SR-4A4, SR-2A1
Active Speaker: SRS-M50
Electret Condenser Microphone: ECM-CS10, ECM-TL3
Audio Connecting Cable: RK-G136, RK-G139
Rechargeable battery NH‑AAA‑B2KN
USB AC adaptor AC‑U501AD (U.S.A. and Canada only)
1. Unencrypted files only.
and/or other countries. Macintosh and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple
2. Included Sound Organizer software requires Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, or Windows
Inc. Nuance, Dragon, and Dragon Naturally Speaking are registered trademarks
XP.
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respective owners. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
written permission is prohibited. Sony and Intelligent Noise Cut are trademarks of
/Updated: September 20, 2011
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