3-255-789-13 (1) BGetting started BBasic Operations IC Recorder 1 Operating Instructions Replacing the batteries Slide and lift the battery compartment lid. The battery indicator on the display window shows the battery condition. flashes, replace the When batteries with new ones. flashes, the batteries are When exhausted and the unit will stop operation. Owner’s Record The model number is located at the rear and the serial number is located inside the battery compartment. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ICD-P17/P27 Battery life* Serial No. 2 ICD-P17/P27 2003 Sony Corporation Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Printed in Japan Insert two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries with correct polarity, and close the lid. Information Troubleshooting IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE, OR LOSSES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM ANY DEFECTIVE PRODUCT OR THE USE OF ANY PRODUCT. Before taking the unit for repair, check the following sections. Should any problem persist after you have made these checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer. The unit does not operate. For the customers in the U.S.A. INFORMATION This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: – Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. – Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. – Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. If you have any questions about this product, you may call: Sony Customer Information Services Center (800)-222-7669 or write to: Sony Customer Information Services Center 12451 Gateway Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33913 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Model No.: Responsible Party: Address: Telephone No.: SONY ICD-P17 Sony Electronics Inc. 680 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ. 07649 USA 201-930-6972 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Precautions On power • Operate the unit only on 3 V DC. Use two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries. On safety • Do not operate the unit while driving, cycling or operating any motorized vehicle. On handling • 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. 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. On maintenance • To clean the exterior, use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water. 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 messages on a tape recorder or to a computer, etc. • The batteries have been inserted with incorrect polarity. • The batteries are weak. • The buttons are locked with the HOLD switch. (If you press any button, “HOLD” will flash three times.) No sound comes from the speaker. If the battery compartment lid is accidentally detached, attach it as illustrated. 2 1 Clock setting display appears when you insert batteries for the first time, or when you insert batteries after the unit has been without batteries for a certain period of time. Please refer to Steps 2 to 3 in “Step 2: Setting the Clock” to set the date and time. With continuous use, approx. 10 hours recording/8 hours playback is possible. * Using Sony alkaline batteries LR03 (size AAA) * When playing back through the internal speaker with VOL control at around 4 The battery life may shorten depending on the operation of the unit. • The memory is full. Erase some of the messages. • 99 messages has been recorded in the selected folder. Select another folder or erase some of the messages. Noise is heard. • An object, such as your finger, etc., accidentally rubbed or scratched the unit during recording so that noise was recorded. • The unit was placed near an AC power source, a fluorescent lamp or a mobile phone during recording or playback. • Plug of the connected microphone was dirty when recording. Clean the plug. • Ear receiver/headphones plug is dirty. Clean the plug. • Do not use manganese batteries for this unit. • When you replace the batteries, insert the new ones within 3 minutes after you removed the exhausted ones. Otherwise, the display may show the clock setting display or incorrect date and time when you reinsert the batteries. In this case, set the date and time again. The recorded messages and alarm setting, however, will remain. • When replacing the batteries, be sure to replace both batteries with new ones. • Do not charge dry batteries. • When you are not going to use the unit for a long time, remove the batteries to prevent damage from battery leakage and corrosion. Step 2: Setting the Clock 1 1 Press MENU to enter the menu mode. * The “ALARM” display may appear instead of the “CONT” display . 2 1 Press – . or >+ to select the digits of the year. 2 Press NxPLAY/STOP. The month digits will flash. • You cannot divide a message in a folder which has 99 messages. • If you divide messages frequently, the unit may become unable to divide a message. • You cannot divide a message in the first or the last 1 second of a message. 3 Set the month and day in sequence, then press NxPLAY/STOP. The hour digits will flash. 1 Tip You cannot combine a message. • No more recording can be made when 99 messages each have been recorded in a folder. • Due to the limitation of the IC recording system, this unit records in the minimum recording unit of approx. 9 seconds. If the length of each message cannot be divided by the minimum recording unit, the remaining recording time may decrease by more than the total length of the messages. 3 Set the time. 1 Press – . or >+ to select the digits of the hour. The remaining time displayed in the display window is shorter than that displayed in the supplied “Digital Voice Editor“ software. • The unit requires a certain amount of memory for system operation. That amount is subtracted from the remaining time, which is the reason for the difference. 1 Select the folder. Press FOLDER to display the folder in which you wish to record messages. Current folder 2 Start recording. 1 Press zREC/STOP. Remaining memory indicator Microphone sensitivities Number of messages in a folder OPR indicator (lights in red during recording.) 2 Speak to the builtin microphone. * The display selected with the DISPLAY button appears. Current Counter message display* number 2 Press NxPLAY/STOP. The minute digits will flash. 3 Set the minute. 4 Press NxPLAY/STOP at the time signal. The display will return to “SET DATE”. The unit does not operate correctly. • Take out the battery and insert it again. 5 Press MENU to exit from the menu mode. Please note that recorded messages may be erased during service or repair work. 1 Tip This unit does not have a power on/off switch. The display is shown at all times. Note on recording Noise may be recorded if an object, such as your finger, etc., accidentally rubs or scratches the unit during recording. You can record for up to 4 hours 38 minutes (ICD-P17)/9 hours 40 minutes (ICD-P27). You can check the remaining amount of recording time by selecting the remaining recording time display mode. 3 Remaining memory indication During recording, the remaining memory indicator decreases one by one. The memory is nearly full. Stop recording. XPAUSE MIC SENS Select the folder. Current folder Press FOLDER to display the folder you wish to play back. STOP You can stop recording by pressing STOP instead of zREC/STOP. To Do this pause recording* Press XPAUSE. During recording pause, the OPR indicator flashes in red and “PAUSE” flashes in the display window. Press XPAUSE or zREC/STOP. Recording resumes from that point. (To stop recording after pausing recording, press STOP.) listen to the current recording Press zREC/STOP or STOP to stop recording, then press NxPLAY/STOP. review the current recording instantly Press NxPLAY/STOP during recording. select the microphone sensitivity You can select the microphone sensitivity to display the following by pressing MIC SENS. HIGH: To record at meeting or in a quiet and/or spacious place. LOW: To record for dictation or in a noisy place. When the remaining time of recording reaches 5 minutes, the last one of the indication flashes. When the remaining time of recording reaches 1 minute, the selected display mode and “REMAIN” will flash one after the other in the display window. When the memory is full, recording automatically stops and “FULL” will flash in the display window with an alarm sound. To continue recording, first erase some of the messages. Notes • If you press zREC/STOP when the memory is full, “FULL” will flash with an alarm sound. Erase some of the messages before you start recording again. • If you press zREC/STOP after you have recorded 99 messages, “FULL” will flash with an alarm sound. Select another folder or erase some of the messages. Playing back a message repeatedly — Repeat Play During playback, press NxPLAY/STOP for more than one second. “ “ will be displayed and the selected message will be played back repeatedly. To resume normal playback, press NxPLAY/STOP again. To stop playback, press STOP. Playing back all messages in a folder continuously — Continuous Play 2 Select the message number. Press – . or >+ to display the desired message number. Selected message number – .: for smaller message number Number of messages in a folder >+: for larger message number Counter display* * The display selected with the DISPLAY button appears (see the reverse side). 3 Start playback. EAR jack 1 Press NxPLAY/STOP. OPR indicator (lights in green during playback.) Flashing Press zREC/STOP again. The unit stops at the beginning of the current recording. NxPLAY/STOP 1 Notes Due to the limitation of the IC recording system, this unit records in the minimum recording unit of approx. 9 seconds, therefore the following symptoms may occur: • When a message is shorter than the minimum recording unit, it is still counted as approx. 9 seconds so the remaining recording time will decrease by more than the actual length of the message. • When the message is longer than the minimum recording unit, the remaining recording time will decrease by more than the actual length of the message if it cannot be divided by the minimum recording unit without a remainder. •The sum of the number on the counter (elapsed recording time) and the remaining recording time may be less than the unit’s maximum recording time. You do not need to keep pressing zREC/STOP while recording. * About one hour after you pause recording, recording pause is automatically released and the unit goes into the stop mode. To set the date to Year 2003, display “03Y”. • If you combine messages frequently, the unit may become unable to combine messages. When playing back a previously recorded message, start from Step 1. When playing back a message you have just finished recording, start from Step 3. Maximum recording time release pause and resume recording Set the date. You cannot divide a message. You cannot record messages up to the maximum recording time. Blank space Note 2 Press – . or >+ to display “SET DATE”. 3 Press NxPLAY/STOP. The year digits will flash. • This unit is designed to automatically adjust the recording level when recording meetings, etc., and is not suitable for music recording. • The date and time of recording will not be displayed if you recorded the message when the clock was not set. Message 2 Newly recorded message If you do not change the folder after you stop recording, the next time you record you will record in the same folder. Recording level is unstable (when recording music, etc.). “--Y--M--D” or “--:--” is displayed on the recorded date or recorded time display. Message 1 Before making a long recording, be sure to insert new batteries and check the battery indicator. Display the clock setting display. • Press MIC SENS to display “HIGH”. • You have not set the clock. e.g. Clock setting display appears when you insert batteries for the first time, or when you insert battery after the unit has been without battery for a certain period of time. In this case, proceed from step 2. Recording level is low. “--Y--M--D” or “--:--” is displayed. You can record up to 99 messages in each of the five folders (A, B, C, D, and E). Since a newly recorded message is automatically added behind the last recorded message, you can start recording quickly without searching for the end of the last recording. Notes • The ear receiver or headphones are plugged in. • The volume is turned down completely. “FULL” is displayed and you cannot start recording. Playing Back Messages Recording Messages Step 1: Installing the Batteries Counter display (or the selected display mode) 2 Turn VOL to adjust the volume. STOP After playing back one message, the unit stops at the beginning of the next message. When the continuous play function is set to “ON” (see the reverse side), the unit stops after playing all messages in a folder. When the last message on a folder has been played back, the unit stops at the beginning of the last message. For private listening Connect an ear receiver or headphones (not supplied) to the EAR jack. The builtin speaker will be automatically disconnected. If you plug in headphones, you will get output from the left channel only. If noise is heard, wipe the headphones plug. Other operations To Do this stop at the beginning of the current message Press STOP. stop at the current position (Playback Pause function)* Press NxPLAY/STOP. To resume playback from that point, press NxPLAY/STOP again. go back to the beginning of the current message Press – . once. skip to the next message Press >+ once. go back to previous messages/skip to succeeding messages Press – . or >+ repeatedly. (During stop mode, keep the button pressed to skip the messages continuously.) * You can also pause playback by pressing XPAUSE instead of NxPLAY/STOP. The OPR indicator will flash in green. After about one hour, the unit goes into the stop mode at the current position. You can select the continuous play mode with the CONT in the menu. When you set CONT to ON, you can play back all messages in a folder continuously. Searching forward/ backward during playback (Cue/Review) To search forward, keep >+ pressed during playback and release the button at the point you wish to resume playback. To search backward, keep – . pressed during playback and release the button at the point you wish to resume playback. If you keep >+ or – .pressed for more than 10 seconds, the unit starts to search at higher speed. For the first 10 seconds of cue/ review, fast playback sound can be heard. When searching at a higher speed, playback sound will not be heard. During cue/review, the counter will be displayed, regardless of the display mode setting. 1 Tip When fast playback is done to the end of the last message, “END” flashes 3 times. (You cannot hear the playback sound.) If you keep – . pressed while “END” is flashing, the messages are played back rapidly, and normal playback will start at the point you release the button. When “END” stops flashing and the OPR indicator goes off, the unit will stop at the beginning of the last message. If the last message is long and you wish to start playback at a later part of the message, keep >+ pressed to play back the message to the end and then press – . while “END” is flashing to go back to the desired point . (For messages other than the last one, go to the beginning of the next message and play backward to the desired point.) BVarious Ways of Recording Erasing Messages Adding a Recording You can erase the recorded messages one by one or all messages in a folder at a time. Note that once a recording has been erased, you cannot retrieve it. At a factory setting, you cannot add a recording not to erase the message by accidental operation. If you want to add a recording to a previously recorded message or add an overwrite recording, change the REC-OP setting in the procedures below. 1 When a message is erased, the remaining messages will advance and renumbered so that there will be no space between messages. Before erasing Message 1 Message 2 Message 3 Message 4 Message 1 Message 5 2 Message 2 Message 3 Message 4 Remaining messages are renumbered. Press STOP before step 2. 1 Press ERASE while playing back the message you want to erase or press ERASE for more than 1 second during stop mode. A beep will sound and the message number and “ERASE” will flash while the first and last 5 seconds of the message is played back 10 times. Blank space Message 1 Message 2 1 Press FOLDER to select the folder you want to erase. 3 To erase other messages Repeat steps 1 and 2. The setting is changed. 4 First divide the message and then follow the steps to erase the message. Press – . or >+ to select “ADD” or “OVER” and press NxPLAY/STOP. Press MENU to exit the menu mode. To prohibit to add a recording • When you press DIVIDE during recording: The new message number is added at the point you pressed the button, and the new message number and “DIVIDE“ flashes for 3 seconds. The message will be divided into two; however, the messages will be recorded without a break. In step 3 , select “OFF” and press NxPLAY/STOP. Message 1 Message 2 Message 3 Adding a Recording to a Previously Recorded Message You can add a recording to the message being played back. When “ADD” is selected in the menu The added recording will be placed after the current message and counted as a part of the message. To cancel erasing Message 3 Press STOP before step 3. During playback of Message 3 Message 3 After adding a recording Message 3 Message 4 Message 3 Message 4 Added recording Meeting at 2 o’clock on December 1. 2 While pressing STOP, press ERASE for more than 1 second. “ALL ERASE” will flash for 10 seconds. Moving Messages to a Different Folder — Move Function Example: Moving Message 3 in Folder A to Folder B 1 2 1 Tip You can divide a message during recording pause. • When you press DIVIDE during playback: The message is divided into two at the point you pressed the button, and the new message number and “DIVIDE“ flashes for 3 seconds. The message numbers of the following messages will increase by one. at Conference room A Message 2 3 The starting point of an overwrite recording The deleted part of Message 3 Message 3 3 While the display is flashing, press ERASE. Message 1 Message 2 Message 4 1 During playback, press zREC/ STOP for more than 1 second. Note Playing Back a Message at a Desired Time with an Alarm Index to Parts and Controls 2 Press zREC/STOP or STOP to stop the recording. Main unit MIC (built-in microphone) Recording with an External Microphone or from Other Equipment OPR (operation) indicator 1 zREC (record) /STOP Display window FOLDER X PAUSE DIVIDE DISPLAY When recording with an external microphone – ./>+ SELECT (ENTER) MIC SENS (microphone sensitivity) Connect a plug-in-power type microphone or other equipment to the MIC (PLUG IN POWER) jack. Message 4 Note “ALARM OFF (or ON)” will not appear and the alarm cannot be set if the clock has not been set or no message has been recorded in the selected folder. 2 Press NxPLAY/STOP. “OFF” starts to flash. Select ON for CONT in the menu as described in “Playing Back All Messages in a Folder Continuously”. • If 99 messages have been recorded in a folder, you cannot divide a message. In that case, reduce the number of messages to 98 or less by erasing unnecessary messages or by moving some of the messages to another folder before dividing a message. • If you divide a message with an alarm setting, the alarm setting remains only with the former message divided. 3 Press – . or >+ to flash “ON”. HOLD VOL (volume) USB connecor STOP Rear Display window When recording from other equipment Remaining memory indicator Remaining battery indicator Folder indication Alarm indicator Microphone sensitivity indication Battery compartment mini-plug (monaural) MIC Audio connecting cable with attenuator (not supplied) Repeat play indicator REC (recording) indicator Selected message number/ number of messages in a folder Counter /Remaining time indication /Recording date and time indication /Current time indication (15:30, etc.) /Menu indication (ALARM, BEEP, etc.) /Mode indication of the menu (ON, OFF, etc.) /Messages (ERASE, HOLD, etc.) EAR,EARPHONE, v or REC OUT mini-plug (stereo or monaural) Tape recorder, TV, radio, etc. 2 Hook for handstrap (not supplied) Messages are combined. Follow the steps in “Recording messages” to record messages. Notes • Make sure that the plugs are connected securely. • We recommend you make a trial recording to check the connections and volume control. • When connecting equipment other than Sony’s, refer to the instruction manual of the equipment. Message 3 In stop mode, follow the steps below: Press – . or >+ to display the number of the second of the two messages you want to combine. 3 Set the alarm date. To play back on a desired date (the message will be played back at the same time on the same date every year until you erase the message) 1 Press NxPLAY/STOP while “DATE” is flashing. The year digits will flash. While pressing ERASE, press DIVIDE for more than 1 second. “CMB” (combine) will flash for 10 seconds. 3 When you connect an external microphone, the built-in microphone is automatically cut off. When a plug in power type microphone is connected, power is automatically supplied to the microphone from the IC recorder. 4 Press NxPLAY/STOP. “DATE” will flash in the display window. Message 1 Message 2 Message 3 Message 4 The message numbers decrease. Press ERASE while the display is flashing. The two messages are combined into one and the messages will be renumbered as in the illustration above. To play back once a week Press STOP before step 3. Press – . or >+ to select the day of the week. Notes on dividing and combining messages 2 Press – . or >+ to display “CONT” and press NxPLAY/ STOP. Recorded date*: The date the current message was recorded. m 3 To play back at the same time every day Press – . or >+ to select “DAILY”. Press – . or >+ to select “ON” or “OFF” and press NxPLAY/STOP. Now the setting is completed. 4 Press MENU to exit the menu mode. Recorded time**: The time the current message was recorded. Turning off the OPR Indicator (LED) * If the clock has not been set, “--Y--M--D” will be displayed. **If the clock has not been set, “--:--” will be displayed. To turn off the display This unit does not have a power on/off switch. The display is shown at all times, which will not almost influence the battery life. To turn off the display, slide the HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow in the stop mode. During recording and playback, the OPR (operation) indicator lights or flashes. You can set the OPR indicator to turn off even in operation. 1 2 Press MENU to enter the menu mode. Press – . or >+ to display “LED ” and press NxPLAY/ STOP. “ON (or OFF)” will flash. HOLD 3 Press – . or >+ to select “OFF” and press NxPLAY/STOP. Now the setting is completed. • You cannot set the alarm if you have not set the clock or there is no message in the selected folder (the unit will not enter the alarm setting mode when you press MENU in Step 2). • If you try to set the alarm to play back a message at a previously set time on another message, “PRE SET” will be displayed, preventing new settings. • If the alarm time comes while another message is being played back with an alarm, the playback stops and the new message will be played back. • If the alarm time comes during recording, alarm will sound for 10 seconds after the recording is finished and playback begins. “,” will flash when the alarm time comes. • If more than one alarm time comes during recording, only the first message will be played back. • When the alarm time comes when the unit is in the menu mode, alarm will sound and the menu mode will be cancelled. • If you erase the message you set the alarm to play back, the alarm setting will be cancelled. • If you divide a message with the playback alarm, playback will stop at the point you divided a message. • If you combine messages with the playback alarm, the alarm setting will be cancelled. • You can adjust the playback volume with the VOL control. • If the alarm time comes during erasing, alarm will sound for 10 seconds after the erasing is finished and playback begins. • Alarm setting will not be cancelled when the alarm playback finishes. To cancel alarm setting, see below. 1 Select the message you set the alarm to play back, and press MENU. “ALARM ON” will be displayed. 2 Press NxPLAY/STOP to flash “ON”. 3 To cancel the alarm setting: Press – . or >+ to flash “OFF” and press NxPLAY/STOP. To change the alarm date and time: Press NxPLAY/STOP. When the alarm date is displayed, follow the steps 3 to 5 above to change the alarm date and time. 4 Press MENU to exit the menu mode. Preventing Accidental Operation — HOLD function 2 Press – . or >+ to select the year digits and press NxPLAY/STOP. The month digits will flash. 3 Set the month and day in sequences. To cancel erasing When recording with an IC recorder, the following symptoms may occur because of the limitation of the system, however, they are not malfunction. • If you divide or combine messages frequently, the unit may become unable to divide or combine messages. • You cannot divide a message in the first or the last 1 second. • After combining messages, the latter message’s alarm setting will be erased. Press MENU to enter the menu mode. “OFF (or ON)” will flash. Press STOP while the alarm sound is heard. You can stop even when the HOLD function is activated. To cancel the alarm setting or change the alarm time Combining Messages External microphone (not supplied) ERASE Speaker Enter the alarm setting mode. 1 Press MENU. The unit enters the menu mode and “ALARM OFF” will be displayed. (If “ALARM ON” is displayed, the alarm has been set. If you do not wish to change the setting, press MENU and exit the menu mode.) Press –. or >+ to display the message number as the divided messages each have message numbers. 2 NxPLAY/STOP (ENTER) MENU Use FOLDER and – ./ >+ to select the folder and the message you want to play back. 1 Remaining recording time: Press MENU to exit the menu mode. “,” is displayed when the number of the message with alarm setting is selected. At the set time, the alarm will sound for about 10 seconds and the selected message will be played back. (If you have selected “B-ONLY“, only the alarm will sound.) During playback, “ALARM” will flash in the display window. When the playback ends, the unit will stop automatically at the beginning of that message. CONT ON: You can play back all messages in a folder continuously. CONT OFF: Playback stops at the end of each message. Notes To play the divided message mini-plug (monaural) MIC m To cancel the alarm setting before the playback starts 1 Tip 1 “ALARM ON” and “,” will be displayed to indicate that the setting has been completed. 1 You can divide a message after you have paused playback with XPAUSE. Message 2 7 Playing Back All Messages in a Folder Continuously Counter: Elapsed playback/recording time in one message m Press NxPLAY/STOP. The same message will be played back from the beginning. The message numbers increase. Message 1 , Press – . or >+ to select the alarm sound either from “BPLAY” (playing back the message after the alarm) or “B-ONLY” (alarm only) and press NxPLAY/ STOP. To listen to the same message again You can combine two messages into one. MIC jack (PLUG IN POWER) EAR (earphone) jack 6 You can sound an alarm and start playback of a selected message at a desired time. Notes The REC indicator appears and “ADD” or “OVER” flashes three times on the display window. The OPR indicator will turn red. Set the alarm time. You can select the display mode for the stop, recording and playback modes. (If the unit is left unoperated for more than 3 seconds in the stop mode, the display will show the current time, regardless of the display mode setting.) Each time you press DISPLAY, the display mode will change as shown below: Press NxPLAY/STOP. The move function does not duplicate a message in another folder. When you move a message to another folder, the one in the previous folder will be deleted. 1 To play the divided messages continuously Added overwrite recording in Message 3 Selecting the Display Mode Press STOP before step 3. Message 3 Message 3 The hour digits will flash. To cancel moving the message(s) Message 4 Message 3 While playing back the message, press FOLDER to flash the indication of the folder to which you want to move the message (B in this case). The message is moved in the destination folder. Messages are sorted in order of the recorded date and time. A message is divided. When “OVER” is selected in the menu You can add an overwrite recording after the selected point in a recorded message. The part of the message after the selected point is deleted. Press NxPLAY/STOP. 1 Press – . or >+ to select the hour digits and press NxPLAY/STOP. The minute digits will flash. 2 Press – . or >+ to select the minute digits and press NxPLAY/STOP. The first and last 5 seconds of the message will be played back 10 times, while the folder indication and “MOVE” flash. 2 Message 1 5 Play back the message you want to move. A message is divided. Recording continues 4 You can move the recorded messages to another folder. While recording or playing back a message, press DIVIDE at the point you want to divide. •ADD: adds a recording to a previously recorded message •OVER: adds an overwrite recording. 5 Erasing all messages in a folder Folder B Message 1 Message 2 Press – . or >+ to display “REC-OP” and press NxPLAY/ STOP. Press – . or >+ to select “ON” and press NxPLAY/STOP. To erase a message partially 2 Press ERASE while the message is being played back. The message is erased and the remaining messages will be renumbered. (For example, if you erase Message 3, Message 4 will be renumbered as Message 3. When erasing is completed, the unit will stop at the beginning of the following message.) Due to the recording system of an IC recorder, you may not be able to divide or combine messages in some cases (see “Troubleshooting”). You can divide a message during recording or playback, so that the message is divided into two and the new message number is added to the divided message. By dividing a message, you can easily find the point you want to play back when you make a long recording such as a meeting. You can divide messages until the total number of messages in the folder becomes 99. The adding recording window will be displayed. To cancel erasing e.g. Folder A Message 1 Message 2 Message 3 Blank space Press MENU to enter the menu mode. You can divide a message, or combine messages. • You can divide a message into two while recording/ playing back messages. • You can combine messages in stop mode. Note Dividing a Message Erase Message 3 After erasing Dividing a Message into Two/ Combining Messages Using an Adding Recording Erasing messages one by one BOther Functions HOLD “HOLD” will flash for three times and then the display turns off in the window. To turn on the display, slide the HOLD switch in the opposite direction. 4 Turning off the Beep Sound Using the ”Digital Voice Editor“ Software BEEP ON: A beep will sound to indicate that operation has been accepted. BEEP OFF: No beep sound will be heard except for the alarm and timer. 1 Press MENU to enter the menu mode. 2 Press – . or >+ to display “BEEP ON (or OFF)” and press NxPLAY/STOP. When the HOLD function is activated during stop, all the display will be turned off after “HOLD” flashes three times. To cancel the HOLD function Slide the HOLD switch in the opposite direction of the arrow. Note When the HOLD function is activated during recording, cancel the HOLD function first to stop recording. 1 Tip Even if the HOLD function is activated, you can stop the alarm playback. To stop the alarm or playback, press STOP. By connecting the IC recorder to your computer with the supplied USB cable, you can use the “Digital Voice Editor” software to do the following: • Saving the IC recorder messages on your computer’s hard disk. • Transferring the PC messages back to the IC recorder. • Playing or editing the messages on your computer. • Sending a voice e-mail message using MAPI e-mail software. For the details, see the supplied “Digital Voice Editor 2” software operating instructions. Connection “ON (or OFF)” will flash. 3 Press – . or >+ to select “ON” or “OFF” and press NxPLAY/STOP. The setting is completed. 4 To USB connector of IC recorder Connecting cable (supplied) To USB connector of your computer Press MENU to exit the menu mode. Specifications What beep sound means Beep patterns Meaning - Usual mode (single tone) -- (double tone) Enter/exit special mode --- (triple tone) Notice* ---- (forth tone) Lack of battery power. ---- ---- (continuous beep) Alarm set time has come. Slide the HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow. “HOLD” will flash three times, indicating that all the functions of the buttons are locked. Press MENU to exit the menu mode. * This pattern lets you know the procedure is wrong or informs you of some messages, such as: - you are trying to record a message when you have already recorded up to the maximum recordable time or the maximum number of messages. - you reaches at the top of the first message or end of the last message in a folder. Recording media Built-in flash memory, Monaural recording Recording time ICD-P17: 4 hours 38 minutes ICD-P27: 9 hours 40 minutes Frequency range 180 Hz - 3,500 Hz Speaker approx. 3.2 cm (1 5/16 in.) dia. Power output 250 mW Input/Output •Earphone jack (minijack) for 8 - 300 ohms ear receiver/headphones •Microphone jack (minijack, monaural) Plug in power Minimum input level 0.6 mV 3 kilohms or lower impedance microphone Power requirements Two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries: 3 V DC Dimensions (w/h/d) (not incl. projecting parts and controls) 44.5 × 105.3 × 14.0 mm (1 13/16 × 4 1/4 × 9/16 in.) Mass (incl. batteries) 71 g (2.5 oz) Supplied accessories USB connecting cable (1) Application software (CD-ROM) (1) Optional accessories Electret Condenser Microphone ECM-T115, ECM-Z60 Audio connecting cable RK-G64HG (excluding Europe) 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.