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Olympus DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder

B&H # OLDS5000 Mfr # 141975
No Longer Available
Product Highlights
  • SD/SDHC - microSD Memory Cards
  • DS2 Format
  • 79 Hours Recording Time
  • Voice Activation
  • LCD
  • Mac/PC
  • DSS Software
  • Docking Cradle

The Olympus DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder is a professional dictation recording device. Benefit from improved work-flow thanks not only to the functions but the design of the recorder. The DSS Player Pro Software allows for recording directly to your PC and provides other time saving features like auto retrieval of typed documents and instant distribution of recordings through email. DSS Pro also enables better sound quality with QP or Quality Playback mode. The convenient slide switch and navigation buttons are quiet and easy to use, while a password or lock keeps your data safe and secure.

The DS-5000 also comes with a multi-function docking cradle that not only recharges the recorder's Ni-MH battery, but enables hands-free recording and allows for transfer of data to your PC. Compatible recording media includes SD, microSD, or dual memory cards.

Compatible Memory
  • Works with SD, microSD and dual memory cards
User-Friendly Design
  • Well-placed navigation buttons
  • Comfortable and easy to use slide switch
  • Generous LCD screen displays English, French & Spanish
  • Features 3 programmable buttons for your specific needs
Multi-Function Cradle
  • Enables hands-free recording
  • Recharges the Ni-MH battery pack
  • Allows for data transfers between the DS-5000 and your PC
  • Device lock or password keeps audio files private
  • Supports encryption and decryption of dictation and document files sent over the Internet
Functions & Tools
  • Programmable firmware
  • Allows up to 32 index marks per file
  • DSS Pro QP mode for high quality sound
  • Manger tools enables quick set-up and customization
  • Verbal comment function for search and playback when using the DSS Player software
Type Digital
Mode Mono
Recording Format DS2 (Digital Speech Standard Pro)
Bit-Rate Not Specified By Manufacturer
Sample Rate Not Specified By Manufacturer
Recording Time HQ Mono: 38.75 Hours
SP Mono: 79.5 Hours 1
Please Note:

per 1GB

One-Click Recording No
Voice Activated Recording Yes
Microphone Type Internal Mono
Pickup Pattern Not Specified By Manufacturer
Frequency Response 200 Hz - 7 kHz 2
Please Note:

In QP mode

Speaker Yes
Display Size/Type LCD Backlit
Equalizer Settings Not Specified By Manufacturer
Indicators Power, Low Battery, Recording
Battery Type 2 x AAA
Battery Life (approx.) Recording: 32 Hours
Playback: 13 Hours 3
Please Note:

When used with alkaline batteries

Power Adapter Yes
Internal Memory None
Compatible Memory Cards SDHC
Micro SD 4
Please Note:

Supports cards up to 8GB

Connectors 1/8" mini Female In
1/8" mini Female Out
Please Note:

USB docking cradle

USB Not Specified By Manufacturer
System Requirements Windows 2000, XP, Vista 
Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2 x 4.5 x .7" (50.80 x 114.30 x 17.78 mm)
Weight 3.88 oz (110 g)
Olympus DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder
  • DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder
  • 512MB microSD Card
  • USB Cradle
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Case
  • DSS Player Pro Software
  • Instruction Manual
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Cases & Straps

    HPRC -  1300E Crushproof Watertight Case (Black)
    • You Pay: $27.00

    Batteries & Power

    Olympus -  BR-403 Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery Pack (930mAh)
    • You Pay: $25.74
    Transcend -  4GB SDHC Memory Card Class 6
    • You Pay: $5.95


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