The LS-14 Linear PCM Recorder from Olympus is designed as an all-in-one, professional and portable recording solution. It has built-in stereo directional microphones as well as an omni pattern center microphone. This three microphone array is designed to effectively capture lower bass ranges and deliver high fidelity recordings. In addition to the internal mics, there are 3.5mm stereo mini-jack mic and line inputs for connecting external audio equipment such as microphones or CD players. There is also a USB port for interfacing with your computer.
The LS-14 records at a maximum bit depth of 24-bit and a maximum sample rate of 96 kHz. Also, in addition to PCM (WAV) recording, it supports MP3 file formats. There's also convenient features for musicians included such as a built-in metronome and tuner as well as overdubbing and a pre-recording function. Further, you can find important moments in your recordings by using the index mark feature. In terms of storage, the LS-14 is equipped with 4GB of internal memory and also features a SDHC card slot. The LS-14 also comes with a "clip stand" for clipping to a microphone stand or setting on a table, as well as a carrying case.
- Stereo directional microphones and center omni microphone array that is designed to effectively capture lower bass ranges
- Mode Dial for easy selection between functions
- Included clip stand works with the tripod hole on the back of the device and allows the device to be clipped directly to a microphone stand or displayed on a table, reducing surface noise. It can also be mounted to an optional mini-tripod (sold separately)
- Features designed to aide musicians such as built-in metronome, tuner as well as overdubbing and a pre-recording function
- "Smart Mode" feature that adjusts to the best recording level based on the loudest sound
- Easily find critical parts of your recording using the 99 available index marks
- Linear PCM (WAV) recording and playback with bit depth up to 24-bit and a sample rate up to 96 kHz and MP3 format as well
- Built-in speaker and 3.5mm stereo mini-jack headphone out for playback anywhere