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Olympus LS-5

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Portable Recorder
Up to 24bit/96kHz sampling rate & PCM recording
High-quality built-in microphones
WAV/WMA/MP3 recording formats
2GB internal memory
Built-in stereo speaker

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Product Description


Olympus LS-5

Make high-end audio recordings no matter the time and place. Be it at a concert, a breaking news story, or out in nature, the LS-5 is the perfect accompaniment. With Linear PCM recording capabilities and sampling rates of up to 24bit/96kHz, this clever pocket-sized device captures audio in ultimate quality.

Elegant, compact metal design
Up to 24bit/96kHz sampling rate & PCM recording
High-quality built-in microphones
WAV/WMA/MP3 recording formats
Large, backlit display (1.8 inches)
Long battery life time
2GB internal memory
SD / SDHC card slot
Built-in stereo speaker
Optional infrared remote control

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Olympus

Storage Media

Internal / Removable Media: Internal + Removable
External Memory: SD / SDHC card (512 MB - 32 GB)
SD / SDHC card: Yes
microSD / microSDHC card: No
Internal memory:2 GB
USB functionality

USB Audio Class: Yes
USB Speed: USB 2.0 High Speed
USB storage class: Yes

Backlit: Yes
colour: White
Type: Full Dot Matrix Display
Size: 30.1 x 35.4 mm / 1.83 ''
Recording Modes

Recording formats: WAV / WMA / MP3

Recording time (WAV):
96 kHz 24 bit: 0 h 55 min
96 kHz 16 bit: 1 h 25 min
88,2 kHz 24 bit: 1 h
88,2 kHz 16 bit: 1 h 35 min
48 kHz 24 bit: 1 h 55 min
48 kHz 16 bit: 2 h 55 min
44.1 kHz 24 bit: 2 h 5 min
44.1 kHz 16 bit: 3 h 10 min
Mono: 6 h 20 min
Recording Time (MP3)
320 kbps: 14 h 10 min
256 kbps: 17 h 45 min
128 kbps: 35 h 35 min
Recording Time (WMA)
160 kbps: 27 h 50 min
64 kbps: 69 h 35 min
Playback Modes

Playback format: WAV / WMA / MP3
Frequency response

96 kHz (WAV): 20 - 44.000 Hz
88.1kHz (WAV): 20 - 42000 kHz
48 kHz (WAV): 20 - 23.000 Hz
44.1 kHz (WAV): 20 - 21.000 Hz
44.1 kHz mono (WAV): 20 - 21000 Hz
320 kbps (MP3): 50 - 20.000 Hz
256 kbps (MP3): 50 - 20.000 Hz
128 kbps (MP3): 50 - 17.000 Hz
160 kbps (WMA): 50 - 19.000 Hz
128 kbps (WMA): 50 - 19.000 Hz
64 kbps (WMA): 50 - 15.000 Hz
Record function
Continuous Recording: Yes
Direct recording: Yes
Erase all files: Yes
Erase single files: Yes
Partial Erase: Yes
Handsfree recording function via optional footswitch: No
Index: Up to 16 in one file
Insert: No
Low-cut filter: Yes
Manual Rec level control: Yes
Noise canceling function: No
Overwrite: No
Rec Monitor: Yes
Timer recording: No
VCVA recording: Yes
Verbal annotations (up to 32 per file): No
Voice filter: No
Zoom Mic. Setting (DVM): Yes
Playback function

Alarm playback: No
Fast play: No
Playback Speed Control: No
Repeat playback: Yes
Reverb: Yes
Slow Play: No
Interfaces Input

PC interface: USB Cable
SD / SDHC interface: no function
Microphone sensitivity: High (- 59dBv) Low (- 39dBv)
Microphone jack: 3.5 ø mm mini-jack, impedance 2 kΩ
LINE IN jack input: -6dBv
LINE IN jack: 3.5 ø mm mini-jack, impedance 78 kΩ
Interfaces Output

Max. working output: 200 mW + 200 mW (8 Ω speaker)
Maximum headphone output: 3 mW + 3 mW
Speaker Diameter: Stereo (two built-in ø 16 mm round dynamic speaker)
Earphone jack: 3.5 ø mm jack, impedance 8Ω or more
Power Supply

Alkaline battery life: Recording: 23 h (PCM 44.1kHz 16 bit)
External power supply: AC-Adapter 5V / 300 mA
Power Supply: AA batteries (LR6 or ZR6) or two Ni-MH rechargeable batteries

Weight: 165 g (incl. battery)
WxHxD: 48 x 131.5 x 22.4 mm
Housing material: Metal Housing
Colour: Blue metallic
Operating Systems & Requirements

Windows: Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista (Free USB port)
Macintosh: Mac OS 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5 (Free USB port)


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