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Philips 4GB Voice Tracer 3400 Digital Recorder

B&H # PHDVTR3400 Mfr # DVT3400/00
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You Pay: $76.70
Product Highlights
  • Multiple Bit Rate Stereo MP3 Recording
  • Also Supports Stereo PCM (WAV) Recording
  • Internal 4GB Memory & MicroSD Card Slot
  • HQ Stereo Microphones with Metal Grille
  • Dot Matrix 1.5" LCD & Micro-USB 2.0 Port
  • Headphone Output & Microphone Input
  • Voice-Activated & AutoAdjust Recording
  • Calendar Search & One-Touch Recording
  • ClearVoice Sound Enhancement
  • Integrated Fold-Out Stand

The Philips 4GB Voice Tracer 3400 Digital Recorder lets you record notes and documents on-the-go. It supports both stereo MP3 and stereo PCM (WAV) recording formats, which enables you to utilize a variety of bit-rates ranging from 8 to 1411 kbps. It also features 4GB of built-in NAND flash memory, a micro-USB 2.0 port for high-speed data transfers, a voice volume indicator and a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of memory expansion.

The VoiceTracer 3400 is equipped with low-noise, high-sensitivity dual stereo microphones, a 3.5mm microphone input and a 3.5mm headphone output as well. For added convenience in the field, a built-in 300mW front speaker facilitates immediate playback of recent voice recordings. It's also outfitted with ClearVoice technology that enhances the quieter voices that are more difficult to hear. Plus, for hands-free operation, the device supports voice-activated recording. When voice-activation is engaged, the device will automatically begin recording as soon as it detects a voice. When that voice stops, the recording will stop. If the voice begins again, the recording will begin again until the feature is switched off.

The Voice Tracer 3400 also features an easy-to-read, backlit 1.5" dot matrix display and instant one-touch recording that lets you start a recording even when the whole device is powered off. All you have to do is hold down the record button for a moment and when the unit turns on it will instantly start recording. Other features include a calendar search function, AutoAdjust recording and a keypad lock that protects your files when you're away from the recorder. The recorder ships with a USB cable and two rechargeable AAA NiMH batteries that support up to 48 hours of recording when using the LP mode.

Built-In HQ Stereo Microphones
This model features built-in low-noise HQ stereo microphones designed to produce clear, high-quality recordings. The recording sensitivity has been increased as well, thus picking up more voice signal without compromising sound quality.
Metal Microphone Grille
A well-engineered microphone grille is able to make a good microphone stand out even more. The Voice Tracer's built-in metal grille will help promote clear recordings.
Integrated Fold-Out Stand
With the integrated fold-out stand on the backside of the Voice Tracer you can conveniently position your voice recorder towards the sound source.
Stereo MP3 Recording for Crystal Clear Playback
The Voice Tracer captures all recordings in stereo and the popular MP3 format, the common audio format for consumer audio storage, as well as a de facto standard encoding for the transfer and playback of recordings. It also supports WAV format recording as well.
Voice-Activation Function for Hands-Free Recording
Voice-activated recording is a convenience feature for hands-free recording. When enabled, recording will start automatically when you start speaking. Recording stops automatically after you stop speaking and restarts automatically when you start speaking again.
One-Touch Operation for Instant Recording
Press and hold the record button for a moment to switch the Voice Tracer on and then start recording instantly.
4GB Memory
With 4GB of built-in NAND flash memory, your Voice Tracer is able to capture up to 1140 hours of continuous recording.
MicroSD Memory Card Slot for Virtually Unlimited Recording
The Voice Tracer supports virtually unlimited recording capacity thanks to a microSD memory card slot that supports up to 32GB of additional memory.
Large Display for Clear Recording Status Information
The 112 x 112 high-resolution LCD dot matrix 1.5" display supports English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Polish and Simplified Chinese, and it also provides clear recording status information.
Rechargeable AAA NiMH Batteries
This Voice Tracers come with dual rechargeable AAA NiMH batteries for hours of continuous recording. Additionally, you can help protect the environment by simply recharging the batteries using the USB cable instead of continually buying batteries.
Extra Long 48 Hour Battery Runtime
The Voice Tracer's included rechargeable AAA NiMH batteries last for up to 48 hours for extra long recording sessions when using the LP recording mode.
Plug and Play with Windows, Mac OS & Linux
The Voice Tracer provides plug and play compatibility with Windows, Mac OS and Linux.

Other Features

ClearVoice sound enhancement for clear and natural reproduction of speech
AutoAdjust recording mode provides automatic sound parameter settings
A calendar search function helps you quickly find all your recordings
A keypad lock keeps your recordings safe and secure when you're away from the recorder
Supports variable playback speed
Recorder is optimized for both notes and conversations
Features a voice volume indicator and a record monitor function
Recorder has a file overwrite and append mode
Equipped with a silent recording mode and pre-recording mode
Mass storage class compliant and firmware upgradeable
Recorder features ID3 tag support
This is a lead-free soldered product
Type Digital
Mode Stereo
Recording Format MP3
Bit-Rate 1411 Kbps
192 Kbps
96 Kbps
64 Kbps
8 Kbps
Sample Rate 44.1 kHz
44.1 kHz
22 kHz
16 kHz
16 kHz
Recording Time PCM Stereo: 6 Hours
SHQ Stereo: 47 Hours
HQ Stereo: 95 Hours
SP Stereo: 142 Hours
LP Stereo: 1140 Hours
One-Click Recording Yes
Voice Activated Recording Yes
Microphone Type Internal Stereo
Pickup Pattern Not Specified By Manufacturer
Frequency Response 50 Hz - 20 kHz
Playback Formats MP3
Bit-Rate MP3: 8 - 320Kbps
WMA: 48 - 320Kbps
Speaker Yes
Speaker Size 1.1" / 28 mm
Power Output 300 mW
Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 60 dB
Display Size/Type 1.5" LCD Backlit with 112 x 112 Resolution
Equalizer Settings Jazz, Pop, Rock
Indicators Power, Low Battery, Recording, Voice Volume
Message Folder 99 (Maximum)
Safety Lock Yes
Search Calendar Search
Track Mark
Battery Type 2 x Rechargeable NiMH AAA
Battery Life (approx.) Recording: 48 Hours @ 16 kHz 8 kbps MP3
Power Adapter No
Internal Memory Installed: Flash Memory - 4GB
Compatible Memory Cards Micro SD
Connectors 1/8" mini Female Headphone Out
1/8" mini Female Microphone In
USB USB 2.0 (Micro-B)
System Requirements Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 
Mac OS X 
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.61 x 4.61 x .79" (41 x 117 x 20 mm)
Weight 2.1 oz (60 g)
Philips 4GB Voice Tracer 3400 Digital Recorder
  • In-Ear Headphones
  • Rechargeable Batteries 9154
  • USB Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty

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