Olympus DS-330 manual

User manual for the Olympus DS-330 in English. This PDF manual has 76 pages.

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1 DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER DS-330 Thank you for purchasing an Olympus Digital Voice Recorder. Please read these instructions for information about using the product correctly and safely. Keep the instructions handy for future reference. To ensure successful recordings, we recommend that you test the record function and volume before use. ON LINE INSTRUCTIONS
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2 ● Do not leave the recorder in hot, humid locations such as inside a closed automobile under direct sunlight or on the beach in the summer. ● Donotstoretherecorderinplacesexposed to excessive moisture or dust. ● Donotuseorganicsolventssuchasalcohol and lacquer thinner to clean the unit. ● Do not place the recorder on top of or near electric appliances such as TVs or refrigerators. ● Avoid recording or playing back near cellularphonesorotherwirelessequipment, as they may cause interference and noise. If you experience noise, move to another place, or move the recorder further away from such equipment. ● Avoid sand or dirt. These can cause irreparable damage. ● Avoid strong vibrations or shocks. ● Do not disassemble, repair or modify the unit yourself. ● Do not operate the unit while operating a vehicle (such as a bicycle, motorcycle, or go-cart). ● Keep the unit out of the reach of children. General Precautions .......................................................................... IBM and PC/AT are the trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Adobe and Acrobat Reader are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. CORTOLOGIC is a registered trademark of Cortologic AG. Apple, Macintosh, iMac, Mac, and PowerMac are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Other product and brand names mentioned herein may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. For Safe and Correct Usage Before using your new recorder, read this manual carefully to ensure that you know how to operate it safely and correctly. Keep this manual in an easily accessible location for future reference. • The warning symbols indicate important safety related information. To protect yourself and others from personal injury or damage to property, it is essential that you always heed the warnings and information provided.
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3 AC Adapter Warning • Do not attempt to disassemble, repair or modify the AC adapter in any way. • Keep foreign objects including water, metal, or flammable substances from getting inside the product. • Do not moisten the AC adapter or touch it with a wet hand. • Do not use the AC adapter in the vicinity of flammable gas (including gasoline, benzine and lacquer thinner). In case • ... the internal parts of the AC adapter are exposed because it has been dropped or otherwise damaged: • ... the AC adapter is dropped in water, or if water, metal flammable substances or other foreign objects get inside it: • ... you notice anything unusual when using the AC adapter such as abnormal noise, heat, smoke, or a burning odor: 1do not touch any of the exposed parts; 2immediately disconnect the power supply plug from the power outlet, and; 3call your dealer or local Olympus representative for servicing. Continued use of the AC adapter under these circumstances could result in electric shock, fire or injury. Batteries Warning • Batteries should never be exposed to flame, heated, short-circuited or disassembled. • Do not attempt to recharge alkaline, lithium or any other non-rechargeable batteries. • Never use any battery with a torn or cracked outer cover. • Keep batteries out of the reach of children. • If you notice anything unusual when using this product such as abnormal noise, heat, smoke, or a burning odor: 1remove the batteries immediately while being careful not to burn yourself, and; 2call your dealer or local Olympus representative for servicing.
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4 Main Features ● The recorder stores highly compressed DSS format voice messages in 16 MB integrated flash memory. ● The recorder supports two recording modes, SP (Standard Playback) mode or LP (Long Playback) mode. (☞ P.18) • Continuous recording time is approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes in SP mode and approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes in LP mode.*1 ● The five folders can hold 199 files each, for a maximum of 995 recordings. (☞ P.12) ● You may assign your own names to folders. (☞ P.32) • Each of the 5 folders can have a name of up to 8 characters. • This recorder has 10 pre-set name templates. ● Recorded files may be moved from one folder to another. (☞ P.36) ● Has a built-in Variable Control Voice Actuator (VCVA) function. (☞ P.16) ● You can insert or delete index marks. (☞ P.27) • If you insert index marks during recording or playback, you will later be able to quickly find the recording you want to hear. ● The recorder has a Noise Cancel Function. (☞ P.23) • Cortologic AG Noise Suppression Technology reduces noise in files and enables clear sound playback. ● You can input file comments. (☞ P.35) • You can add comments of up to 100 characters to each recorded file. • This recorder has 10 pre-set comment templates. ● It has a large backlight full-dot display (LCD display screen). • The screen displays information about recorded voice files and easily understood operational messages. ● It has Fast Playback and Slow Playback functions to control playback speed. (☞ P.21) ● If you connect the recorder to a computer, you can use it as a USB microphone or USB speaker.*2 (☞ P.69) ● Comes with DSS Player software. (☞ P.42) • If you transfer voice files recorded with the recorder toaPC,youcaneasilyplayback,organize,andedit the files. ● Connect the included USB cable to your computer for faster transmission speed. • It comes with a special cradle for convenient connection to a PC. *1: Available recording time for one continuous file. Available recording time may be shorter if many short recordings are made. (The displayed available recording time and recorded time are approximate indications.) *2: Do not use with Windows 98 as computer operation may become unstable.
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5 Table of Contents Getting Started Identification of Parts ................................ 6 Inserting Batteries ..................................... 8 Using the AC Adapter ................................ 9 Recording ................................................ 12 Using the Variable Control Voice Actuator (VCVA) ...................... 16 Recording Modes .................................... 18 Microphone Sensitivity ............................ 19 Basic operations Hold ........................................................... 9 Setting Time/Date ................................... 10 Other functions Locking Files ........................................... 26 Index Marks ............................................ 27 Alarm Playback Function ........................ 28 LCD Contrast Adjustment ....................... 30 Backlight ................................................. 31 Assigning Folder Names ......................... 32 Playing .................................................... 20 Continuous Playback .............................. 22 Noise Cancel Function ............................ 23 Erasing .................................................... 24 Assigning File Comments ....................... 35 Moving Files Across Folders ................... 36 System Sounds ....................................... 38 LCD Display Information ......................... 39 Formatting the Recorder ......................... 40 Menu List ................................................ 41 Managing Files on Your PC Using DSS Player Software .................... 42 Installing Software ................................... 44 Uninstall Software ................................... 47 Using Online Help ................................... 49 Connecting to Your PC ............................ 50 Running DSS Player ............................... 52 Window Names ....................................... 54 Import Voice Files to Your PC ................. 55 Play a Voice File ..................................... 57 Upload Voice Files to the Recorder ........ 58 Direct Recording on PC and Editing on PC .......................................................... 59 Send Voice Files with E-mail ................... 62 Changing User ID ................................... 62 Change a Folder Name ........................... 63 Editing File Comments ............................ 63 Editing a Template................................... 64 Using Voice Recognition Software (optional) .... 65 USB Microphone/USB Speaker .............. 69 Other Information Alarm Message List ................................ 70 Troubleshooting ...................................... 71 Accessories (optional) ............................. 73 Specifications .......................................... 74 Technical Assistance and Support .......... 75
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6 Identification of Parts Identification of Parts 1 2 3 & ^ % $ # @ 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 ! ) - w q * ( = e 1 Built-in microphone 2 Record/Play indicator lamp 3 Microphone jack 4 VOLUME control 5 NEW button 6 REC (Record)/SET button 7 INDEX button 8 REW (Rewind) /– button 9 FF (Fast Forward) /+ button 0 FOLDER/MENU button ! HOLD switch @ Built-in speaker # STOP button $ ERASE button % PLAY button ^ DISPLAY button & Display (LCD panel) * PC (USB) terminal ( Cradle connection terminals ) Battery cover - Strap hole = Earphone jack q Power jack w MICSENS (Microphone sensitivity) switch e Cradle attachment point
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7 Identification of Parts 1 Battery indicator 2 Alarm indicator 3 VCVA(Variable Control Voice Actuator) indicator 4 Record mode indicator 5 Folder 6 Current file 7 Erase lock indicator 8 Character Information display Display (LCD Panel) 8 7 6 5 1 2 3 4
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8 Inserting Batteries 1Lightly press down on the arrow and slide the battery cover open. 2Insert two AAA alkaline batteries, observing the correct polarity. 3Close the battery cover completely. ............................................................................................................................................... Notes • Be sure to stop the recorder before replacing the batteries. Unloading the batteries while the recorder is recording, erasing or otherwise accessing an audio file may corrupt the file. If you are recording into a file and the batteries run out, you will lose your currently recorded file because the file header will not be able to close. So, it is crucial to change the batteries once you see only one mark in the battery icon • Be sure to replace both batteries at the same time. • Never mix old and new batteries, or batteries of different types and/or brands. • If it takes longer than 1 minute to replace dead batteries, you may have to reset the time when you load fresh batteries. (☞ P.10) • Remove the batteries if you are not going to use the recorder for an extended period of time. Replacing batteries The battery indicator on the display changes as the batteries lose power. → → → When appears on the display, replace the batteries as soon as possible. When the batteries are too weak, the recorder shuts down and “BATTERY LOW” appears on the display. AAA alkaline batteries are recommended. 1 2 3 “BATTERY LOW” Inserting Batteries
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9 Using theACAdapter Plug the optional AC adapter (Olympus Model A321 orA322) into household power outlet and connect the power plug to the recorder’s power connector (DC 3 V) as shown in the illustration. Always stop recording before connection. Otherwise it may not be possible to play back the voice data being recorded. • Always stop recording before connection or disconnection. • When the AC adapter is not in use, disconnect the power supply plug from the power outlet. • Use only the correct power supply voltage as indicated on the adapter. • Do not use the AC adapter when connecting the recorder to the USB port. Using the AC Adapter / Hold Hold Setting the HOLD switch to the HOLD position. If you set the recorder to HOLD status by sliding the HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow, the currentconditionswillbepreserved,andallbuttons and switches except the HOLD switch will be disabled. This feature is useful when the recorder has to be carried in a bag or pocket. Remember to reset the HOLD switch when using the recorder. Notes • If you set the recorder to hold during Stop mode, the display goes dark. If you press any button, the time will flash for about 2 seconds, but the function of the button is disabled. • The alarm will sound at the scheduled time even if the recorder is set to hold. The recorder begins to play the file associated with the alarm when you press any button. • If you are recording when you switch the recorder to HOLD, recording will continue until the recorder memory runs out. HOLD
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10 Setting Time/Date If you have set the time and date, information as to when an audio file is recorded is stored automatically with that file. The time and date should be set to ease file management tasks. The time and date setting is also needed to perform the alarm playback function. (☞ P.28) The hour indicator will flash automatically when you load batteries before using the recorder for the first time, or after the recorder hasn't been used for a long time. Proceed from step 3. 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “TIME&DATE ” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. Time/Date screen appears. The hour indicator flashes, indicating the start of the Time/Date setup process. • You can choose between 12 and 24 hour display by pressing the DISPLAY button while setting the hour and minute. Example: 5:45 P.M. PM 5:45 ←→ 17:45 FF/+ or REW/– button (alters a choice) REC/SET button (accepts a choice and moves on to the next item) STOP button Setting Time/Date Time/Date Screen A M 1 2 : 5 8 T I M E & D A T E 0 3 M 1 4 D ' 0 2 Y 5 3,4 6 8 7 C O M M E N T T I M E & D A T E F o l d e r N a m e FOLDER/ MENU button DISPLAY button (switching the data displayed) Changing the Time/Date
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11 Setting Time/Date 4Set the hour. 1 Press the FF/+ button or REW/– button to set the hour. 2 Press the REC/SET button to accept the hour. 5Set the minute. 1 Press the FF/+ button or REW/– button to set the minute. 2 Press the REC/SET button to accept the minute. 6Set the year. 1 Press the FF/+ button or REW/– button to set the year. 2 Press the REC/SET button to accept the year. • You can choose the order of the year, month, day by pressing the DISPLAY button while setting them. Example: March 14, 2002 3M 14D ’02Y (Initial setting) ↓ 14D 3M ’02Y ↓ ’02Y 3M 14D 7Set the month. 1 Press the FF/+ button or REW/– button to set the month. 2 Press the REC/SET button to accept the month. ← 8Set the date. 1 Press the FF/+ button or REW/– button to set the date. 2 Press the REC/SET button to accept the date. 9Press the STOP button to end. This completes the Time/Date setup procedure. ..................................................................... Note If you press the STOP button during the setup operation, the clock will use the items that were set to that point.
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12 2 3 4 1 Recording The recorder provides five folders, A, B, C, D and E, and each message recorded in a folder is saved as a Digital Speech Standard (DSS) file. These five folders can be selectively used to distinguish the kind of recording; for example, A might be used to store private information, while B might be dedicated to holding business information (☞ P.32). Up to 199 messages can be recorded per folder. Four recording modes are available: new, append, overwrite, and insert. New Recording Create a new file to record in. 1Press the FOLDER/MENU button to choose a folder. The folder name is displayed for approximately 2 seconds. a Folder name b Total number of recorded files in the folder 2Press the NEW button to create a new file. c New file number d Current recording mode e Remaining recording time 3Press the REC/SET button to start recording. The record/play indicator lamp glows red. Aim the microphone at the sound source. f Current recording time g Remaining recording time 4Press the STOP button to stop recording. If you want to append additional recordings to the same file, press the REC/SET button once again. { Recording Microphone T O T A L T O T A L 1 3 4 1 3 4 F O L D E R F O L D E R A a b ( ) 5 8 5 8 M 1 8 1 8 S N E W N E W F I L E F I L E [ R E M A I N ] [ R E M A I N ] c d e R E C O R D 0 0 M 0 0 S ( ) 5 8 5 8 M 1 8 1 8 S 0 0 0 0 M 0 2 0 2 S [ R E M A I N ] [ R E M A I N ] f g
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13 To instantly review a recording (Quick review) Press the REW/– button while recording, and release it when you want to start playing a file. The recorder plays up to the quick review point, then stops. You can append additional recordings in the same file from that point. Listening While Audio Is Recorded (Recording Monitor) Insert the earphone into the earphone jack to monitor what is being recorded. (Volume can be controlled using the Volume control.) Pause Recording Pause Press the REC/SET button while recording. ➥“REC PAUSE” will flash on the display. Resume Recording Press the REC/SET button again. ➥Recording will resume at the point of interruption. Note The recorder stops when it has been left paused for 10 minutes or longer. Notes • A beep will sound when remaining recording time reaches 60 seconds, 30 seconds, and 10 seconds while recording. • “MEMORY FULL” or “FOLDER FULL” will be displayed when the memory or file capacity is full. Delete any unnecessary files before recording any further(☞ P.24) or transfer voice files to your computer using DSS Player Software. (☞ P.42) • You cannot select a different mode than that of the original file before append recording.(☞ P.18) Recording To see the remaining recording time The remaining recording time appears on the display when the recorder is stopped and the STOP button is pressed. [ R E M A I N ] 5 8 M 1 8 S
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14 Recording Overwrite Recording You can overwrite a previously recorded file from any point within the file. Note that the overwritten recordings will be erased. 1Choose and play the file you want to overwrite. 2Press the STOP button where you want to start overwriting. a Current playback time b Total recording time of the file being played 3Press the REC/SET button to start overwriting. The record/play indicator lamp glows red. 4Press the STOP button to stop overwriting. ······················································································································································ Notes • You can pause and resume overwrite recording by pressing the REC/SET button. • You cannot select a different mode than that of the original file before overwrite recording. (☞ P.18) Recording 1 2,4 3 1 1 T O T A L 1 3 4 F O L D E R A ( ) 1 H 5 8 5 8 M 1 8 1 8 S 0 0 0 0 M 5 1 5 1 S [ L E N G T H ] [ L E N G T H ] a b
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15 Insert Recording Additional recordings can be inserted into previously recorded files. 1Choose and play the file you want to insert. 2While playing a file, press the FOLDER/MENU button if you want to insert additional recording. “INSERT REC?” appears on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button to start inserting additional recording. As insert recording progresses, remaining memory grows smaller. a Remaining recording time 4Press the STOP button to stop inserting additional recording. Recording ······················································································································································ Notes • You can pause and resume insert recording by pressing the REC/SET button. • The recording time and date of the file into which recording has been inserted is updated to the time and date of when the inserted recording was recorded. • You cannot select a different mode than that of the original file before insert recording. (☞ P.18) 1 4 3 1,2 1 T O T A L 1 3 4 F O L D E R A R E C ? F 0 0 M 5 1 S I N S E R T ( ) I N S E R T I N S E R T R E C R E C [ R E M A I N ] [ R E M A I N ] 5 8 5 8 M 1 8 1 8 S a
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16 Using the Variable Control VoiceActuator (VCVA) When the microphone senses that sounds have reached a preset volume, the built-in Variable Control Voice Actuator (VCVA) starts recording automatically, and stops when the volume drops. Particularly helpful for extended recording, the VCVA not only conserves memory by turning off recording during silent periods, but also makes playback more efficient and convenient. Using the Variable Control Voice Actuator (VCVA) 1Press and hold the FOLDER/MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “VCVA” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The VCVA setup process begins. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between ON and OFF. ON : Will start recording in VCVA mode. OFF: Will resume recording in normal mode. 5Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 6Press the STOP button to close the menu. When ON is selected, a indication will be displayed on the screen. O F F V C V A O N 3,5 1 2,4 6 A L A R M A L A R M V C V A V C V A S P L O C K L O C K
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17 Using the Variable Control Voice Actuator (VCVA) 7Start the recording. When the sound volume is lower than the preset pause sound level, recording automatically pauses after approximately 1 second, and “STANDBY” flashes on the display. The record/play indicator lamp glows when recording starts and flashes when recording pauses. Adjust the start/stop actuation level Using the VOLUME control, adjust the start/stop actuation level. The pause sound level can be set to any of 15 different values. The higher the value, the higher the sound sensitivity. At the highest setting, even a small sound will activate recording. The VCVA pause sound level can be adjusted according to the ambient (background) noise. ······················································································································································· Notes • The start/stop actuation level also varies depending on the selected microphone sensitivity mode. (☞ P.19) • To ensure successful recordings, prior testing and adjustment of the start/stop actuation level is recommended. 0 0 M 5 1 S S T A N D B Y Hi Low
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18 Recording Modes (REC MODE) You can choose between two recording modes: SP (Standard Playback) mode and LP (Long Playback) mode. Once you choose a mode, files are recorded in the selected mode as long as you do not change the mode. The included 16MB integrated flash memory holds approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes in SP mode and approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes in LP mode. Available recording time for one continuous file. Recording time may be shorter if many short recordings are made. 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. "REC MODE" will be displayed on the screen. 2Press the REC/SET button. The recording mode setup process begins. 3Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between SP and LP. 4Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 5Press the STOP button to close the menu. L P L P R E C R E C M O D E M O D E S P S P Recording Modes (REC MODE) 5 2,4 1 3 L O C K L O C K R E C R E C M O D E M O D E V C V A V C V A ······················································································································································ Notes • Choose SP mode for recording meetings or lectures with crisp clarity. • You cannot select a different mode than that of the original file before append, overwrite, or insert recording. (☞ P.14-15) • Use SP mode in conjunction with voice recognition software. (☞ P.65)
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19 Microphone Sensitivity Microphone sensitivity is adjustable to meet recording needs. Microphone Sensitivity MICSENS CONF DICT Using the MICSENS switch, choose between the CONF and DICT positions. CONF : High-sensitivity mode that records sounds in all directions. DICT : Low-sensitivity mode suited for dictation. Notes • If you want to clearly record dictation, switch to DICT mode and place the internal microphone close (5 to 10 cm) to the speaker. • If the ambient (background) noise is too loud to get a clear recording even in DICT mode, we recommend that you use an ME-12 single directional microphone (sold separately).
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20 Playing Playing You can start playing a file at any point. 1Press the PLAY button to start playback. The record/play indicator lamp glows green. a Current playback time b Total recording time of the file being played 2Adjust the VOLUME control to your liking. 3Press the STOP button at any point you want to stop the playback. Resume playback by pressing PLAY button again. ( ) 1 H 5 8 5 8 M 1 8 1 8 S 0 0 0 0 M 1 5 1 5 S [ L E N G T H ] [ L E N G T H ] a b 1 3 2 MIN MAX
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21 Playing Fast Playback (F.PLAY) Slow Playback (S.PLAY) Fast Forward (FF) Rewind (REW) Cue (CUE) Review (REV) Press the PLAY button once while playing a file. → The recorder plays back at approximately 50% faster than normal rate. Press the PLAY button once while fast playing back. → The recorder plays back at approximately 25% slower than normal rate. Press the FF/+ button once while stopped. → (If the FF/+ button is pressed at the end of a file, the recorder stops at the beginning of the next file. And if the FF/+ button is pressed within 2 seconds, the recorder skips to the beginning of the next file.) Press the REW/– button once while stopped. → (If the REW/– button is pressed at the beginning of a file, the recorder starts rewinding from the end of the previous file.) Hold the FF/+ button while stopped or playing a file. Hold the REW/– button while stopped or playing a file. Press the PLAY button 2 times while fast playing back. → Playback returns to normal rate. Press the PLAY button once while slow playing back. → Playback returns to normal rate. Press the STOP button. → The recorder stops immediately. (If you do not press the STOP button, the recorder will reach the end of the file and then stop automatically.) Press the STOP button. → The recorder stops immediately. (If you do not press the STOP button, the recorder will reach the beginning of the file and then stop automatically.) Release the FF/+ button. → The recorder will resume playback. (If you do not release the FF/+ button, the recorder will reach the end of the file and then stop automatically.) Release the REW/– button. → The recorder will resume playback. (If you do not release the REW/– button, the recorder will reach the beginning of the file and then stop automatically.) Operation How to Cancel Playback functions • If you press the FF/+ button once while fast-forwarding or twice while stopped, the recorder will stop at the end of the file.(F.SKIP) • If you press the REW/– button once while rewinding or twice while stopped, the recorder will stop at the beginning of the file (B.SKIP). If the REW/– button is pressed within 2 seconds, the recorder skips to the beginning of the previous file. Note If you set Noise Cancel to “LOW” or “HI”, you cannot use the Fast Playback and Slow Playback functions. (☞ P.23)
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22 Continuous Playback (ALL PLAY) Continuous Playback (ALL PLAY) 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “ALL PLAY” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The Continuous Playback setup process begins. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between ON and OFF. ON : Continuous playback. OFF: Returns to normal playback mode. 5Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 6Press the STOP button to close the menu. O F F O F F A L L A L L P L A Y P L A Y O N O N 6 3,5 1 2,4 B A C K L I G H T B A C K L I G H T A L L A L L P L A Y P L A Y C O N T R A S T C O N T R A S T When a file finishes playing back, the next file is played without stopping until it reaches the last file in the folder.
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23 Noise Cancel Function Noise Cancel Function 1Press and hold the PLAY button for 1 second or longer while the file is playing. Displays currently set Noise Cancel level. 2Press the PLAY button to choose a noise cancel level. Each time you press the PLAY button, the display changes as follows. C A N C E L C A N C E L H I H I 0 0 0 0 M 0 0 0 0 S N O I S E N O I S E C A N C E L C A N C E L O F F O F F 0 0 0 0M 0 0 0 0S N O I S E N O I S E 1,2 If recorded sound is difficult to hear because of noisy surroundings, adjust the Noise Cancel setting level. Noise will be reduced in the file when it's played back for clearer sound quality. If the display is already set to Noise Cancel, start from step 2. Change the Noise Cancel level within 8 seconds, otherwise the level is set at the displayed level and the display returns to its original view. OFF : (Initial Setting) LOW : Reduces noise. HI : Reduces more noise. ······················································································································································ Notes • If you set Noise Cancel to "LOW" or "HI", the setting remains valid until it's set to "OFF". • If you set it to "LOW" or "HI", the display flashes the Noise Cancel level for about 2 seconds when a file is played back. • If you use the Fast Playback and Slow Playback function,you cannot set Noise Cancel to "LOW" or "HI". (☞ P.21)
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24 Erasing Erasing One File at a Time A selected file can be erased from a folder. 1Press the FOLDER/MENU button to choose a folder. The folder name is displayed for approximately 2 seconds. 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose the file you want to erase. 3Press the ERASE button. “FILE ERASE?” flashes on the display for approximately 8 seconds. a File to be erased 4Press the ERASE button once more when “FILE ERASE?” is flashing. The display changes to "FILE ERASE!" and erasing will start. “ERASE DONE” is displayed when the file is erased. File numbers are incremented automatically. T O T A L 1 3 4 F O L D E R A a E R A S E ? F I L E E R A S E ! E R A S E ! F I L E F I L E D O N E E R A S E 1 2 3,4 { ······················································································································································ Notes • If the ERASE button is not pressed within the 8 seconds after “FILE ERASE?” starts flashing, the recorder will revert to stop status. • An erased file cannot be restored. • Locked files cannot be erased. (☞ P.26) Erasing
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25 Erase All Files from a Folder All files in a folder can be erased simultaneously, except for locked files. (☞ P.29) 1Press the FOLDER/MENU button to choose the folder you want to erase all files. The folder name is displayed for approximately 2 seconds. a Folder from which to erase files 2Press the ERASE button for 3 seconds or longer. “ALL ERASE?” flashes on the display for approximately 8 seconds. 3Press the ERASE button once more when “ALL ERASE?” is flashing. The display changes to “ALL ERASE!” and erasing will start. “ERASE DONE” is displayed when the files are erased. Locked files are reassigned file numbers in ascending order. T O T A L T O T A L 1 3 4 1 3 4 F O L D E R F O L D E R A a E R A S E ? A L L E R A S E ! A L L D O N E E R A S E { 2,3 1 ······················································································································································ Notes • If the ERASE button is not pressed within the 8 seconds after “ALL ERASE?” starts flashing, the recorder will revert to stop status. • It might take more than 10 seconds to complete erasing all files. Erasing
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26 Locking Files (LOCK) Locking Files (LOCK) Locking a file keeps important data from being accidentally erased. Locked files are not erased when you choose to erase all files from a folder. (☞ P.25) 1Press the FOLDER/MENU button to choose a folder. 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose the file you want to lock. 3Press and hold the FOLDER/MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “LOCK” flashes on the display. 5Press the REC/SET button. The file locking setup process begins. 6Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between ON and OFF. ON : Locks the file and prevents it from being erased. OFF : Unlocks the file and allows it to be erased. a File to be locked b Erase lock indicator 7Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 8Press the STOP button to close the menu. O F F L O C K O N b a A L L P L A Y L O C K A L A R M ······················································································································································ Notes • You cannot append, overwrite, or insert recordings into locked files. (☞ P.12-15) • You cannot set index marks in locked files. (☞ P.27) • Any locked files are erased when you format the recorder. (☞ P.40) 5,7 1,3 2,4,6 8
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27 Index Marks Setting an Index Mark 1Press the INDEX button during recording or playback to set an index mark. An index number appears on the display. Locating an Index Mark 1Hold the FF/+ or REW/– button while playing a file. The recorder stops for 1 second when it reaches the index mark. Clearing an Index Mark 1Locate the index mark you want to clear. 2Press the ERASE button while the index number appears for approximately 2 seconds on the display. The index mark is erased. Index Marks Index marks can be incorporated into a file during recording or playback to make it easy to locate interesting information. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 M 5 1 5 1 S I N D E X I N D E X E R A S E 0 0 M 5 1 S I N D E X 1 0 1 1 ······················································································································································ Notes • Up to 16 index marks can be set in a file. Attempting to set more index marks will cause “INDEX FULL” to appear on the display. • Index marks cannot be set or cleared in a locked file. (☞ P.26) 1 2
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28 Alarm Playback Function (ALARM) The alarm playback function can be set to play a selected file at a pre-set time. Alarm Playback Function (ALARM) 1Press the FOLDER/MENU button to choose a folder. 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose the file to be played when the alarm sounds. 3Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “ALARM” flashes on the display. 5Press the REC/SET button. The alarm playback setup process begins. 6Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between ON and OFF. ON : Enables alarm playback. OFF: Disables alarm playback. a File to be played when alarm sounds b Alarm indicator C O N T R A S T A L A R M A L L P L A Y b O F F O F F A L A R M A L A R M O N O N a 5 1,3 2,4,6
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29 Alarm Playback Function (ALARM) 7Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. When you choose ON, the hour indicator flashes. When you choose OFF, the alarm indicator disappears and finishes with Step 12. 8Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to set the hour. 9Press the REC/SET button to accept the hour. The minute indicator flashes. 10Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to set the minute. 11Press the REC/SET button to accept the minute. 12Press the STOP button to close the menu. An alarm tone will sound at the scheduled time. Press any button while the alarm sounds to play the file you associated with the alarm. A L A R M A L A R M A M 1 2 : 5 8 A M 1 2 : 5 8 8,10 12 7,9,11 ······················································································································································ Notes • The alarm playback function can be set for only one file at a time. • The alarm will sound at the scheduled time every day unless the alarm playback setting is cleared. • If you wish to change the file for alarm play, first turn the alarm settings “OFF”, then make any desired new alarm settings. • The alarm will sound for 5 minutes and then stop. • If you are using the recorder at the scheduled time, the alarm will sound after you’re done. • The alarm will sound at the scheduled time even if the recorder is set to hold. The recorder begins to play the file associated with the alarm when you press any button. • The alarm playback setting is cleared if the selected file is erased. A L A R M A L A R M A M 1 2 : 5 8 A M 1 2 : 5 8
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30 LCD Contrast Adjustment (CONTRAST) 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “CONTRAST” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The LCD display contrast setup process begins. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to set the contrast level. You can adjust the LCD display contrast level from 1 to 10. (Initial setting ......6) 5Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 6Press the STOP button to close the menu. LCD Contrast Adjustment (CONTRAST) 6 3,5 1 2,4 B E E P B E E P C O N T R A S T C O N T R A S T B A C K L I G H T B A C K L I G H T C O N T R A S T C O N T R A S T L E V E L L E V E L0 6 If the display is difficult to see because of environmental conditions and temperature, you can adjust the contrast using this function to easily see the LCD display (display contrast). Display contrast can be adjusted in 10 levels.
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31 Backlight (BACKLIGHT) The backlight for the recorder will be activated for approximately 10 seconds each time a button is pressed. You can select whether or not you would like to use the backlight. 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “BACKLIGHT” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The backlight setup process begins. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between ON and OFF. ON : Backlight is enabled. OFF: Backlight is disabled. 5Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 6Press the STOP button to close the menu. Backlight (BACKLIGHT) 6 3,5 1 2,4 O F F O F F B A C K L I G H T B A C K L I G H T O N O N U S B A U D I O B A C K L I G H T B E E P
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32 Assigning Folder Names (FolderName) Assigning Folder Names (FolderName) 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “FolderName” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The folder name setup process begins. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose the folder you want to name. 5Press the REC/SET button to accept the chosen folder. 6Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose characters. The recorder assigns the following buttons to inputting procedures. (Available characters ☞ P.34) F O R M A T F o l d e r N a m e C O M M E N T F O L D E R A F o l d e r N a m e F O L D E R F O L D E R A F o l d e r N a m e F o l d e r N a m e 3,5 1 2,4,6 You can give each of the five A to E folders a name with up to 8 characters. Frequently used words such as "dictation (DICT.)", "meeting (MEETING)" and "schedule (SCHEDULE)" are pre-set in a template.
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33 Assigning Folder Names (FolderName) Push Action Button To input the selected character and advance the input position. Confirms folder name or file comment. Selects character to be input: forward. Skips forward quickly through characters. Selects character to be input: back. Skips back quickly through characters. Returns to previous character. To delete the flashing character. Switches between character groups (type). Quickly cycles through the character groups (types). Selects character to be input: skips ahead by 5 characters. Quickly skips ahead in increments of five characters. Press once Press and hold Press once Press and hold Press once Press and hold ---------- ---------- Press once Press and hold Press once Press and hold REC/SET FF/+ REW/– NEW ERASE INDEX DISPLAY Recorder buttons that are used to input characters Use the two following methods to quickly find characters. 1. When the INDEX button is pressed, the displayed character group (example: Uppercase, lowercase, template, symbols) will change, and you can then press the FF/+ or REW/– buttons to select characters. 2. Every time the DISPLAY button is pressed, it will skip ahead by five characters, so you can quickly move closer to the character you want. (Currently displayed character) = (Space) = DICT. = TO DO = A = F = K = P = U = Z = a = f = k = p = u = z = 1 = 6 = , = ( = } = $ = ^ = (Space) = DICT. = TO DO... If you press the DISPLAY button while a character other than one of the above appears, you will skip to the closest forward character in the above cycle. Pressing the DISPLAY button again will then cycle through every fifth character as shown above. example: If you press the DISPLAY button while “MEMO” is displayed, “TO DO” will appear. If you press the DISPLAY button while “B” is displayed, “F” will appear.
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34 Assigning Folder Names (FolderName) 7When you have finished setting the folder name, press and hold the REC/SET button for 1 second or longer. This completes the folder naming procedure. (If you wish to continue assigning names to folders, press the REC/SET button and repeat the procedure from step 4.) 8Press the STOP button to close the menu. 8 7 Available characters ······················································································································································ Notes • The folder naming process ends automatically when the eighth character is set. • If you input more than 8 characters, "OVERFLOW" appears on the display. • You can use a PC to easily change the folder names on the recorder. (☞ P.63) Action Type of Characters Template Large caps Small caps Numerics Symbols DICT. = MEETING = MEMO = NOTE = IDEA =TO DO = REMINDER = LECTURE =SCHEDULE = ARCHIVE TOP PRIORITY = PRIORITY = IMPORTANT = CONFIDENTIAL = PRIVATE = DON’T FORGET =THINGS TO DO =MESSAGE = CONVERSATION =REPORT A=B=C=D=E =F=G=H=I=J=K=L=M=N= O=P=Q=R=S=T=U=V=W=X=Y=Z a=b=c=d=e =f=g=h=i=j=k=l=m=n=o= p=q=r=s=t=u=v=w=x=y=z 1=2=3=4=5 =6=7=8=9=0 , = . = ; = ! = _ = ( = ) = [ = ] = { = } = + = – = = = # = $ = % = & = ’ = ` = ^ = @ Folder name input File comment input Assigning Folder Names (FolderName)
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35 Assigning File Comments (COMMENT) 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “COMMENT” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The file comment setup process begins. 4Input the character. If you will input characters using the recorder, see step 6 of “Assigning Folder Names”. (☞ P.32) If you will input characters using a computer, see “Editing File Comments”. (☞ P.63) 5When you have finished setting the file comments, press and hold the REC/SET button for 1 second or longer. This completes the file comment input procedure. 6Press the STOP button to close the menu. Assigning File Comments (COMMENT) 3,5 1 2 6 R E C R E C M O D E M O D E C O M M E N T C O M M E N T F O R M A T F O R M A T C O M M E N T C O M M E N T You can add comments of up to 100 characters to each recorded file. If you include the date, time, and other information, you can easily find files without replaying them.
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36 Moving FilesAcross Folders 1Choose the file you want to move and play it. 2Press the FOLDER/MENU button while playing the file. “INSERT REC?” appears on the display. 3Press the FOLDER/MENU button again to change to “FILE MOVE?”. 4Press the REC/SET button. The destination folders blink on the display. a File to transfer b Current folder c Destination folder A recorded file can be transferred from one folder to another. The file is added at the end of existing files in the destination folder. F I L E M O V E ? A > > B F I L E M O V E ? a b c 1 4 1,2,3 1 Moving Files Across Folders
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37 5Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose a destination folder. If you choose the current folder as the destination folder, the selected file will move to the end of the existing files in it. 6Press the REC/SET button to accept the chosen destination folder. The file is moved. Transfer is complete when “FILE MOVE DONE” appears. A > > B A > > B F I L E F I L E M O V E ! M O V E ! D O N E F I L E M O V E { ······················································································································································ Notes • If the destination folder is full (a maximum of 199 files), “FOLDER FULL” appears on the display and files cannot be transferred to it. • The file transfer process is aborted if you press the STOP button or leave the recorder idle for 8 seconds after you choose a destination folder. Moving Files Across Folders 6 5
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38 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “BEEP” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The system sound setup process begins. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose between ON and OFF. ON : System sounds are enabled. OFF: System sounds are disabled. 5Press the REC/SET button to complete the setup screen. 6Press the STOP button to close the menu. The recorder beeps to alert you to button operations or warn you of errors. System sounds may be turned off. T I M E & D A T E T I M E & D A T E B E E P B E E P O N U S B U S B A U D I O A U D I O O F F O F F B E E P B E E P O N O N System Sounds (BEEP) System Sounds (BEEP) 3,5 1 2,4 6 ······················································································································································ Note If the alarm playback function has been set, the alarm will sound at the scheduled time even if system sounds are turned off.
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39 LCD Display Information 1Press the DISPLAY button. The LCD display views will switch every time the DISPLAY button is pressed. LCD Display Information While stop or playback mode It will repeatedly cycle through 1 to 4. ( ) 1 H 5 8 5 8 M 1 8 1 8 S 0 0 0 0 M 0 0 0 0 S [ L E N G T H ] [ L E N G T H ] ( ) 0 0 0 0 M 0 0 0 0 S [ R E C [ R E C D A T E ] D A T E ] 1 2 1 2 M 3 1 3 1 D ' 0 2 ' 0 2 Y ( ) - - - - - - - - 0 0 0 0 M 0 0 0 0 S [ C O M M E N T ] [ C O M M E N T ] ( ) A M 1 2 : 5 8 A M 1 2 : 5 8 0 0 0 0 M 0 0 0 0 S [ R E C [ R E C T I M E ] T I M E ] { { { 1 This recorder is capable of switching views on its LCD display. If you press the DISPLAY button while stopped or while playing back a file, the LCD display will switch and you can confirm file information and various recorder settings. 1 File length Shows how long a file is. 2 Time stamp Shows the year, month, and date that the file was recorded. 3 Time stamp Shows the time that the file was recorded. 4 File comment* Shows comment added to a file. (If there is no comment, “----” will appear.) * If a comment contains many characters, it will scroll horizontally to display the complete comment.
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40 Formatting the Recorder (FORMAT) Formatting the Recorder (FORMAT) 1Press and hold the FOLDER/ MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens. (☞ P.41) 2Press the FF/+ or REW/– button until “FORMAT” flashes on the display. 3Press the REC/SET button. The formatting process is selected. 4Press the FF/+ or REW/– button to choose “START”. 5Press the REC/SET button again. Formatting begins and an indicator flashes on the display. “FORMAT DONE” displays when formatting ends. F O R M A T F O R M A T ! F O R M A T D O N E { 3,5 1 2,4 V C V A F O R M A T R E C M O D E S T A R T S T A R T F O R M A T F O R M A T C A N C E L C A N C E L If you format the recorder, all function settings will return to their defaults*. All files** stored in the recorder will be deleted. If you have important files that you want to save, connect the recorder to a computer and transfer those files from the recorder to the computer before formatting the device. (☞ P.55) * Date and time settings won't be cleared, so you won’t need to set them again. ** Locked files will also be deleted. ...................................................................................................................................................... Note If no action is taken within 8 seconds after step 4, the menu will revert to the status of step 2.
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41 Menu list Menu List REC MODE VCVA LOCK ALARM ALL PLAY CONTRAST BACKLIGHT BEEP TIME&DATE FolderName COMMENT FORMAT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 USB AUDIO 9 0 ! @ # INSERT REC ? FILE MOVE ? 1 2 Notes • If you press the STOP button, the REC/SET button, or the FOLDER/MENU button during a menu setup operation, the recorder will stop and apply the items that were set to that point. • The recorder will stop if you leave it idle for 3 minutes during a menu setup operation, when a selected item is not applied. Press and hold the FOLDER/MENU button for 1 second or longer. Press the FOLDER/MENU button during playback. Record mode setting (☞P.18). Selection between SP and LP modes. Inserting recording. (☞ P.15) Moving files. (☞ P.36) Press the FF/+ button or REW/– button. Press the FOLDER/MENU button. VCVAsetting(☞P.16). SwitchbetweenON (enabled) and OFF (disabled). Locking files setting (☞P.26). Selection between ON (locked) and OFF (unlocked). Alarm playback setting (☞P.28). Selection between ON (enabled) and OFF (disabled). System sounds setting (☞P.38). Selection between ON (enabled) and OFF (disabled). Date/time setting. In order of hour, minute, year, month and day. (☞P.10) Folder naming. (☞P.32) Recorder formatting.(☞P.40) Continuous playback setting (☞P.22). Selection between ON (enabled) and OFF (disabled). LCD contrast adjustment (☞P.30). Adjust the level from 1 to 10. Backlight setting (☞P.31). Selection between ON (enabled) and OFF (disabled). Assigning file comments. (☞P.35) USB Microphone/Speaker setting (☞P.69). Selection between ON (enabled) and OFF (disabled).
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42 Using DSS Player Software By connecting the recorder to your PC, you will be able to use DSS Player in the following ways: • Play and archive voice files from your PC. • Send voice mail by sending an attached voice file with e-mail.* • Make backup files of the voice files on the recorder to your PC, and can later transfer files on your PC to the recorder, as necessary. * The e-mail software is not included in this package. ······················································································································································ Notes • USB ports are not available on PCs running Windows 95 or that have been upgraded from Windows 95 to any other OS. • Certain functions, such as remote and direct recording, do not work on PCs that don't have USB ports. • Do not use the recorder as a USB microphone/speaker on Windows 98 as computer operation may become unstable. (Use only with Windows 98SE or later versions of the OS.) Operating Environment PC: Operating System: CPU: RAM: Hard drive space: Drive: Sound card: Browser: Display: USB port: Audio I/O terminals: IBM PC/AT compatible PC Microsoft Windows 98/ 98SE/ Me/ 2000 Professional/ NT Workstation 4.0 with SP4 or later/ XP Professional,Home Edition Intel Pentium II class 333 MHz processor or better 64 MB or more 10 MB or more 2x or faster CD-ROM drive Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or 100% compatible sound card Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later 800 x 600 pixels or more, 256 colors or more One free port Earphone output or speakers Windows Using DSS Player Software
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43 PC: Operating System: RAM: Hard drive space: Drive: Display: USB port: Audio I/O terminals: iMac/ iBook/ Power Mac G3,G4/ PowerBook G3 (The computer must support a standard USB port.) Mac OS 8.6/9.0/9.1/9.2/10.1 16 MB or more 5 MB or more 2x or faster CD-ROM drive 800 x 600 pixels or more, 256 colors or more One free port Microphone input and earphone (or speaker) output Macintosh Using DSS Player Software
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44 Installing Software Before you connect the USB cable to the recorder and your PC, you must first install the software. Be sure to confirm the following before installation: • Exit all running applications. • Eject the floppy disk if you are using one. • If you are running Windows 2000 /XP (Professional only) on a network, you need to log on as an administrator. 1Insert Olympus DSS Player into the CD-ROM drive. The installation program will start automatically. Once the program starts, jump to step 4. If it does not, follow the procedures in steps 2 and 3. 2Click on the [Start] button and select [Run]. 3Enter “D:/Setup.exe” in the [Open] field and click on [OK]. This is assuming the CD-ROM is in drive D. 4The installation Language Selection dialog box opens. Click on the desired language to select it. 5Click on [Next] when the DSS Player opening screen appears. 6Confirm your acceptance of the terms of the Licensing Agreement. You must accept the terms of the Licensing Agreement to install DSS Player. If you accept them, click on [Yes]. 7Register user information. Register user information. Enter your name, company name, and license ID number (serial number). ThelicenseIDnumberisprintedonthelicense ID card. Click on [Next]. A confirmation dialog box opens, click on [Yes]. 8Select where to install DSS Player. This lets you specify the folder in which to install DSS Player. Click on [Browse] to find the desired installation folder. To accept the default folder, click on [Next]. Note If the installation folder does not exist, a confirmation dialog box opens to get your permission to create a folder for this purpose. Click on [Yes]. Windows Installing Software
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45 9Select a program menu folder. You may change the program menu folder to another one, such as [Start Up]. To accept the default folder, click on [Next]. 10Authorizing the start of file copying. Confirm all “Current Settings”. To accept them, click on [Next]. Note To change the program menu folder or installation folder, click on [Back]. 11Copy files. Wait until DSS Player is installed on your PC, then click on [Finish]. 12Set up Acrobat Reader. When the Acrobat Reader Setup dialog box opens, click on [Next]. 13Select where to install Acrobat Reader. Specify the folder in which to install Acrobat Reader. To accept the default folder, click on [Next]. 14Setup Status. Wait until Acrobat Reader is installed on your PC. 15Exit Acrobat Reader setup. When the Exit Setup dialog box opens, click on [OK]. 16Install Shield Wizard complete. You may be requested to restart your PC when setup is complete. If so, make sure that [Yes, I want to restart my PC now.] is selected before clicking on [Finish]. Then, when the message to do so appears, shut your PC off and restart it. Installing Software
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46 7Restart the computer. You need to restart your computer when DSS Player for Mac is installed. To continue, click on [Yes]. To cancel installation, click on [No]. 8Completing setup. Installation has finished. Click either [Quit] or [Restart]. To continue with the installation, click the Continue Set up Acrobat Reader. When theAcrobat Reader Setup dialog box opens, click on [Next]. Macintosh Installing Software Installing Software 1Insert DSS Player for Mac into the CD-ROM drive. 2Double-click on CD icon. Double-click on the desired language to select it. 3Double-click on DSS Player for Mac Installer icon. The installation program will start. 4Click on [Continue] when the DSS Player for Mac opening screen appears. 5Confirm your acceptance of the terms of the Licensing Agreement. You must accept the terms of the Licensing Agreement to install DSS Player for Mac. If you accept them, click on [Agree]. 6Select where to install DSS Player for Mac. This lets you specify the folder in which to install DSS Player for Mac. To accept the default folder, click on [Choose]. If you use OS10.1, proceed to step 7.
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47 Uninstall Software The process of removing software installed on your PC is called uninstalling. Perform uninstalling when you no longer need the software. 1Exit DSS Player. 2Click on the [Start] button, select [Programs], then [Olympus DSS Player 2002]. (in Windows XP, click on the [Start] button, select [All Programs], then [Olympus DSS Player 2002].) 3Click on [Uninstall Olympus DSS Player 2002]. 4Follow the directions on screen to start the uninstall process. Windows Uninstall Software 2 3 2
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48 1Exit DSS Player. 2Double-click the Macintosh HD icon. If you use OS10.1, proceed to step 5. 3Delete the following eight drivers from Function Enhancement in the System Folder: (OS 8,9 only) “DSS10USBDriver” “DSS10USBShim” “DSS1USBDriver” “DSS1USBShim” “DSSFSUSBDriver” “DSSFSUSBShim” “DSSUSBDriver” “DSSUSBShim” 4Delete the following folder from the System Folder: (OS 8,9 only) “DSS Player for Mac Help” 5Delete the following file from Initialization in the System Folder: “DSS Preference” (In OS10.1, User folder: Library folder: Preference folder.) 6Delete the DSS Player for Mac folder. If you optionally created a new message folder, be sure to delete that message folder as well. Macintosh Uninstall Software Uninstall Software
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49 Using Online Help To open Online Help, do either of the following: (Windows) • Click on the [Start] button, select [Programs], then [Olympus DSS Player 2002], then click on [Help]. • While DSS Player is running, choose [Contents] from the [Help] menu. • While DSS Player is running, press [F1] on the keyboard. (Macintosh) • While DSS Player is running, choose [DSS Player for Mac Help] from the [Help] menu. Search by contents 1Once the Online Help screen appears, click on the Contents tab. 2Double-click on the icon of the desired topic heading. The title of the topic is displayed. 3Double-click on the icon of the desired topic. An explanation of the topic is displayed. Search by keyword 1Once the Online Help screen appears, click on the Index tab. A list of keywords by which you can search is displayed. 2Enter text. Matching keywords are located automatically. 3Choose a topic, then click on [Display]. An explanation of the topic is displayed. ······················································································································································ Note For more information on menus and operations, refer to Online Help. You will be able to use Online Help after DSS Player is installed. Using Online Help 1 2 3 1 2 3
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50 Connecting to Your PC Be sure to finish installing DSS Player before connecting the recorder. If you connect the recorder before installing DSS Player, the “Add New Hardware Wizard” dialog box will open. If this happens, click on [Cancel] to exit the wizard, then install DSS Player. Once you connect the recorder to your PC, the included USB cable will supply the power so you will not have to use batteries or an AC adapter with the recorder. You can directly connect the recorder's USB terminal to your PC, or use the cradle included in the package (desktop holder). Connecting to your PC using the USB connection cable 1Insert end Aof the USB cable to your PC's USB port or USB hub. 2Confirm that the recorder is not in use before attaching end b of the USB cable to the PC terminal port of the recorder. “REMOTE” is displayed on recorder if the USB cable is connected. ······················································································································································ Notes • NEVER disconnect the USB connecting cable while the record/play indicator lamp is flashing. If you do, the data will be destroyed. • Some PCs and USB hubs may not supply sufficient power and the recorder may not connect. If that happens, turn the USB AUDIO "OFF" in the recorder's menu settings. (☞ P.41) • Refer to the user's manual for your PC regarding the USB port or USB hub on your PC. • Be sure that you connect the USB cable either directly to the USB port on your PC or the self-power (AC adapter connection) USB hub. • Be sure to push the cable connector all the way in. Otherwise, the recorder may not operate properly. • Release the HOLD switch. (☞ P.9) R E M O T E Connecting to Your PC

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