LS-100

Olympus LS-100 manual

LS-100

User manual for the Olympus LS-100 in English. This PDF manual has 135 pages.

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Thank you for purchasing the Multi-Track Linear PCM Recorder. Carefully read through this manual to ensure that you use the product properly and safely. Be sure to keep this manual on hand so that you can refer to it at any time. To ensure successful recording, perform a trial recording beforehand. EN Multi-Track Linear PCM Recorder LS-100 Multi-Track Linear PCM Recorder User's Manual
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 EN • This manual is subject to change without notice. For the latest information such as the product name and model number, contact our customer support center. • The illustrations of LCD screens and the recorder in this manual may differ from the actual product. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information in this manual, contact our customer support center in case that you notice a questionable description, error, missing information or other point. • This manual is the copyrighted work of Olympus Corporation and Olympus Imaging Corporation. It is prohibited under the Copyright law to copy this manual or distribute the copy without permission. • We bear no responsibility for any damage, lost earnings, or claim from a third party incurred by improper use of the product. Voluntary control for radio interference This is class B information technology equipment. Although this device is intended for household use, this device may cause poor reception when used near a radio or television set. Properly handle it according to the manual. Trademarks and registered trademarks • IBM and PC/AT are trademarks or registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. • Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Media are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. • SD, SDHC, and SDXC are trademarks of SD Card Association. • Macintosh and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Corporation. • The MP3 audio encoding technology is used in the product based on the license from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. • The tuner, metronome, speech speed conversion, and key shifter technologies are realized using "CRIWARE" from CRI Middleware, Inc. All other brand names and product names in this manual are trademarks or registered trade- marks of respective owners. ▌ ▌ Description of This Manual Preface
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 EN Preface P.2 Overview of Recorder P.11 Startup P.21 Recorder Mode P.32 Multi-Track Mode P.53 AbouttheTuner,theLissajous,andtheMetronome P.66 Menus P.71 About the PC P.116 For Quick Reference P.122 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 INDEX ▌
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 EN Preface Description of This Manual••••••••••••••••••2 Safety precautions••••••••••••••••••••••••••••6 Checking Accessories•••••••••••••••••••••• 10 Chapter 1 Overview of Recorder Main Features•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 12 Name of Each Part••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 13 Connecting with External Devices•••••• 15 Let's use LS-100!••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 16 Recording Tips for Each Instrument••••• 18 Connection of the XLR/Standard Phone Combo Jack and Phantom Power Supply•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 20 Chapter 2 Startup Power Supply•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 22 Inserting the battery••••••••••••••••••••••••••••22 Recharging the battery••••••••••••••••••••••••22 How to Use the Power/Hold Switch••••• 25 Turning the power on••••••••••••••••••••••••••25 Turning the power off••••••••••••••••••••••••••25 Activating the hold mode••••••••••••••••••••26 Clearing the hold mode•••••••••••••••••••••••26 Initial Settings before Using the Recorder••••••••••••••••••••••• 27 Setting the date and time [Time & Date]•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••27 How to set the voice guide•••••••••••••••••••28 Inserting and Removing the SD Card••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 29 Inserting the SD card•••••••••••••••••••••••••••29 Removing the SD card•••••••••••••••••••••••••30 Operations on the Home Screen••••••••• 31 Chapter 3 Recorder Mode What You Can Do in the Recorder Mode•••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 33 Recorder Mode• •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••33 Files and Folders••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 34 Before Recording•••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 36 Recording••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 37 Normal Recording [Normal]••••••••••••••••••37 Over Dubbing [Over Dub]••••••••••••••••••••39 Play Sync [Play Sync]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••41 Voice Sync Recording [V-Sync. Rec]•••••••43 Recording using the metronome••••••••••44 Searching for files••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 45 Playback••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 46 Playback•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••46 Placing an index mark••••••••••••••••••••••••••48 Segment repeat playback• ••••••••••••••••••••49 Erasing••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 50 Erasing a File•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••50 Erasing a Folder•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••50 Partially erasing a file•••••••••••••••••••••••••••51 Chapter 4 Multi-Track Mode What You Can Do in the Multi-Track Mode•••••••••••••••••••• 54 Multi-Track Mode• ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••54 Files and Folders••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 55 Creating a Multi-Track Project•••••••••••• 57 Creating a Multi-Track Project•••••••••••• 59 Erasing a project••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••64 Erase a track••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••64 Chapter 5 AbouttheTuner,theLissajous,andtheMetronome Using the tuner•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 67 Table of Contents
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 EN About the Lissajous measurement•••••• 69 Using the metronome•••••••••••••••••••••• 70 Chapter 6 Menus How to set the menus•••••••••••••••••••••• 72 List of menus••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 74 Recording menu [Rec Menu]•••••••••••••• 79 Recording mode [Rec Mode]••••••••••••••••79 Microphone gain [Mic Gain]•••••••••••••••••80 Recording level [Rec Level]•••••••••••••••••••81 Input switch [Input Switch]••••••••••••••••••82 Microphone power source [Mic Power]•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••83 Recording format[Rec Format]••••••••••••••84 Low cut filter [Low Cut Filter]••••••••••••••••85 Pre-recording [Pre-Recording]••••••••••••••86 Recording monitor [Rec Monitor]••••••••••87 Play menu [Play Menu]••••••••••••••••••••• 88 Play mode [Play Mode]••••••••••••••••••••••••88 Skip space [Skip Space]••••••••••••••••••••••••88 File menu [File Menu]•••••••••••••••••••••• 90 Erase lock [Erase Lock]•••••••••••••••••••••••••90 File Move/Copy[File Move/Copy]••••••••••91 File divide [File Divide]•••••••••••••••••••••••••94 Property [Property]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••95 MP3 Convert [MP3 Convert]•••••••••••••••••95 CD write [CD Write]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••96 Bounce [Bounce]•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••98 Metronome menu [Metronome Menu]•••••••••••••••••••••100 Metronome [Metronome]••••••••••••••••••100 LCD/Sound menu [LCD/Sound Menu] 102 Backlight [Backlight]••••••••••••••••••••••••••102 LED [LED]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••103 Beep sound [Beep]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••103 Language switch (Lang) [Language (Lang)]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••104 Voice guide [Voice Guide]••••••••••••••••••104 Intro play [Intro Play]•••••••••••••••••••••••••105 Device menu [Device Menu]•••••••••••••106 Fn key setting [Fn. Setting]•••••••••••••••••106 Memory select[Memory Select]••••••••••107 Sleep [Power Save]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••108 Time setting [Time&Date]••••••••••••••••••108 USB setting [USB Settings]••••••••••••••••••109 Setting reset [Reset Settings]••••••••••••••111 Format [Format]••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••113 Memory information [Memory Info.]•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••115 System information [System Info.]•••••••115 Chapter 7 About the PC Using the recorder on your PC••••••••••117 The PC operating environment•••••••••••117 Precautions on using the recorder connected to a PC••••••••••••••••••••••••••117 Connecting to your PC•••••••••••••••••••••••118 Disconnecting from your PC•••••••••••••••119 Transferring the voice files to your PC••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••120 Using the recorder as a USB microphone/speaker•••••••••••••••121 Using the recorder as an external memory for your PC••••••••••121 Chapter 8 For quick reference Alarm message list•••••••••••••••••••••••••123 Troubleshooting••••••••••••••••••••••••••••125 Accessories (optional)•••••••••••••••••••••127 Glossary••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••128 Specifications•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••129 Specifications•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••132 Index••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••134 Table of Contents
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 EN Before using your new recorder, read this manual carefully to ensure that you know how to operate the recorder safely and correctly. Be sure to keep this manual on hand so that you can refer to it at any time. Important safety instructions • Important safety instructions are indicated by symbols and text as shown below. Be sure to follow these instructions to protect yourself and others from personal injury or damage to property. • The meanings of the symbols are as shown below. ▌ fDanger This sign indicates that incorrect handling could lead to serious danger causing death or severe injury. fWarning This sign indicates that incorrect handling could lead to death or severe injury. fCaution This sign indicates that incorrect handling could lead to injury or property damage. Instructions for use • Do not leave the product where it will be subject to high temperatures and/or humidity such as in a car parked in direct sunlight or at the seashore in summer. • Do not store the product in a humid or dusty place. • If the product gets wet, immediately wipe water off with a dry cloth. Especially avoid salt. • Do not use organic solvent such as alcohol or thinner for cleaning. • Do not place the product on or near a television set, refrigerator, or other electric appliance. • Ensure that no sand or mud gets on the product. Sand or mud may cause irreparable damage. • Do not apply strong vibration or shock to the product. • Do not use the product where it will get wet. • Do not put a magnetic card (such as bank card) near the speaker or headphones. Data recorded in the magnetic card may be damaged. • When installing a tripod, rotate the screws on the tripod rather than the recorder. <Notes on data loss> • Data recorded in the memory could be dam- aged or erased due to a wrong operation, device failure, repair or other cause. It is recommended to save important data in the hard disk of your PC or media such as MO for backup. • Olympus bears no liability for any damage or lost earnings incurred by data loss due to a failure, repair by a third party not certified by Olympus, or other reason. <Notes on record files> • Olympus bears no liability even if a record file is erased or becomes unplayable due to a failure of the recorder or PC. • Recorded contents can be used for personal use only. It is prohibited by the Copyright law to use copyrighted work for other purposes without permission from the owner. ▌ Safety precautions
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 EN Recorder fWarning  Do not use the product where there may be flammable or explosive gas in the air. Doing so could cause an ignition or explosion.  Do not use or store the product for a long time where there is a lot of dust, humidity, oil, smoke, or steam. Doing so could cause a fire or electric shock.  Do not disassemble, repair, or modify the product. Doing so could cause an electric shock or injury.  Do not touch the operating AC adapter or the recharging battery for a long time. The AC adapter and battery become hot dur- ing recharge. Touching these for a long time could cause a low temperature burn.  Always use the dedicated Olympus lithium ion battery and AC adapter. Using another product could cause a fire or electric shock due to heat generation, deformation or other reason. In addition, the recorder or power supply could fail or an unexpected accident could occur. Note that damage caused by using an uncertified product will not be compensated for.  If the product falls into water or if water, metal or a flammable foreign object gets into the product, perform the following steps: 1 Immediately remove the battery. 2 Contact your dealer or the Olympus Service Station for service. Continuing to use it could cause a fire or electric shock.  Do not insert a card other than SD, SDHC or SDXC card into the recorder. If you accidentally insert such a card, do not try to forcibly remove it but contact our repair center or service station.  Donotoperatetheproductwhiledrivinga vehicle (such as bicycle, motorbike or car). Doing so could cause a traffic accident. ▌ Safety precautions  Do not leave the product within the reach of infants or children. When using the product near them, take extra care and do not carelessly leave the product unattended. Children cannot understand warnings and cautions. In addition, the follow- ing accidents could happen: – Accidentally wrap the headphone cord around the neck and suffocate – Perform a wrong operation, causing injury or electric shock  Avoid using the product in an airplane, hospital, or other place where use of electric devices is restricted. Or, follow the instructions given at the site.  When carrying the recorder by a strap, ensure that it does not get caught on other items. fCaution  Do not turn the volume up before start- ing operation. Doing so could cause a hearing problem or hearing loss.  Stop using the product if you notice an abnormality such as unusual odor, abnormal sound, or smoke. Continuing to use the product could cause a fire or burn. Immediately remove the battery carefully not to get burned and contact your dealer, our repair center or service station (Do not touch the battery with bare hands when removing it. In addition, remove the battery outdoors away from combustible materials).  Do not leave the product where it will be subject to high temperatures. Doing so could cause deterioration of parts or a fire.  Do not touch the metal part of the product for a long time when the ambi- ent temperature is low. Doing so could damage your skin. Avoid touching the product with bare hands if pos- sible and use gloves or other protective gear at low temperatures.
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 EN Safety precautions  If you notice an abnormality such as abnormal sound, abnormally high tem- perature, burnt odor or smoke during use, perform the following steps: 1 Immediately remove the battery carefully. 2 Contact your dealer or the Olympus Service Station for service. Leaving it could cause a fire or burn.  Do not soak the battery in freshwater or seawater or let the terminals get wet.  Stop using the battery if you notice discoloration, deformation, or other abnormality.  If recharging is not complete after the specified recharging time, stop recharg- ing. fCaution  Using an unauthorized battery could cause an explosion (or blowout). Dispose of the used battery according to “Disposal of rechargeable battery” (☞ p.9) in this manual.  Do not apply a strong shock to the battery or throw it.  When using the battery for the first time or after not using it for a long time, be sure to recharge it before use.  The battery has a fixed durability. If the battery quickly runs out even after being recharged under specified condi- tions, replace it with a new one. AC adapter fWarning  Do not disassemble, repair, or modify the AC adapter. Doing so could cause an electric shock or injury.  Do not use the AC adapter near flam- mable gas or material (such as petrol, benzin or thinner). ▌ Battery fDanger  Do not put the battery near fire.  Do not throw the battery into fire or heat it. Doing so could cause a fire, blowout or ignition.  Do not directly solder, deform, modify or disassemble the battery.  Do not connect the positive and nega- tive terminals. Doing so could cause heat generation, electric shock or fire.  When carrying or storing the battery, always put it into the case to protect the terminals. Do not carry or store it with a key chain or other metal item. Doing so could cause heat generation, electric shock or fire.  Do not directly connect the battery to the power outlet or the slot of car cigarette lighter.  Do not use or leave the battery at a place with high temperatures such as under direct sunlight, in the car in the hot sun, or near a heater. Doing so could cause a fire, burn or injury due to liquid leak, heat generation, blowout or other reason. fWarning  Do not touch or hold the battery with wet hands. Doing so could cause an electric shock or failure.  Do not use a battery whose package is scratched or damaged. Doing so could cause a blowout or heat gen- eration.  Do not leave the battery within the reach of infants or children. They could swallow the battery. If this happens, immediately consult with a doctor. ▌
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 EN Li-ion 00 Safety precautions Doing so could cause an explosion, fire or burn.  Do not short-circuit the positive and the negative terminals of the plug. Doing so could cause a fire, burn or electric shock.  If the interior is exposed due to being dropped or damaged, perform the following steps: 1 Do not touch the exposed interior. Doing so could cause an electric shock, burn or injury. 2 Immediately pull out the power supply plug from the outlet, being careful not to receive an electric shock, burn or injury. 3 Contact your dealer or service station for service. Leaving it could cause a fire or burn.  If the AC adapter falls into water or if water, metal or a flammable foreign object enters into the product, perform the following steps: 1 Pull out the power supply plug from the outlet. 2 Contact your dealer or service station for service. Continuing to use it could cause a fire or electric shock.  If you notice an abnormality such as abnormal sound, abnormally high tem- perature, burnt odor or smoke during use, perform the following steps: 1 Immediately remove the battery carefully 2 Contact your dealer or service station for service. Leaving it could cause a fire or burn. fCaution  Do not touch or hold the AC adapter with wet hands. Doing so could cause an electric shock or failure.  Do not use the AC adapter at a voltage other than the indicated supply voltage.  Do not insert a dusty power supply plug into the outlet.  Do not use the AC adapter when the power supply plug is not completely inserted into the outlet.  Do not pull out the power supply plug from the outlet when not in use.  Do not damage the power supply cord. • Do not pull the cord to remove the power supply plug from the outlet. • Do not place a heavy object on the cord. • Do not place the cord near a heater. • Doing so could cause a fire or electric shock. Disposal of rechargeable battery  Used rechargeable batteries are valuable resources. When you dispose of a recharge- able battery, insulate the positive and negative terminals with tape or other material and bring them into your nearest shop that accepts rechargeable batteries for recycling purposes. For details, visit the Web site of JBRC (http://www. jbrc.com). XLR/standard phone combo jack  Do not remove or insert the XLR/stan- dard phone combo jack while the recorder is recording or in stand-by for recording. Doing so could result in a large noise, possibly causing a hearing problem or hearing loss. ▌ ▌
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10 EN The accessories shown below come with the purchased product. Contact your dealer if any accessory is missing or damaged. Recorder Manual (including warranty) Checking Accessories Carrying case Strap USB cable USB AC adapter (A514) USB conversion connector Lithium ion battery (LI- 50B) How to attach the strap ▌ The AC plug is included.
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11 EN Chapter 1 Overview of Recorder
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12 EN 1 Main Features Stereo condenser microphone The stereo condenser microphone enables you to record live quality sound. Professional stereo recording is possible. Resistance to sound pressure of up to 140dB SPL The design, which is highly resistant to sound pressure with maximum permissible input sound pressure of 140dB SPL, eliminates sound distortion even when you are recording loud band music. XLR input terminal You can enjoy recording music easily because a dynamic microphone, condenser microphone, guitar, bass guitar, keyboard or other instrument can be directly connected to the recorder. The XLR input terminal also supports the phantom power supply. Multi-track recording (MTR) The multi-track recording mode allows you to create a file overlaying instruments and voice. Up to eight tracks can be recorded and played. You can also easily create music tunes. Support for a variety of recording formats This recorder supports overdubbing, synchronization (playing and recording at the same time) and voice synchronization recording in addition to the normal mode (usual recording).You can use this recorder in a wide range of applications such as field recording or when practicing an instrument. Tuner function This recorder has a tuner function that supports tuning of guitar and bass guitar in addition to the basic chromatic tuner. Metronome function The metronome can be used as a rhythm guide during recording or when practicing an instrument. Lissajous measurement function This function detects and measures the phase difference between the recorder and the sound source. You can fine-tune the position and angle of the microphone by checking the phase difference shown on the display. Key shift to change octave The octave of the sound source recorded in the multi-track mode can be adjusted with the key shift function. Audio CD output function By connecting an external USB CD drive and the recorder, you can directly write recorded files into a CD. MP3 conversion function The recorded PCM (WAV) data can be converted into an MP3 file in the recorder. This enables you to manage data in the easy-to-use format when writing it into a CD or attaching it to email. ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ ▌ Main Features
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13 EN 1 Name of Each Part Name of Each Part Built-in stereo microphone (L/R) PEAK display lamp (L/R) Display (LCD panel) m button (Home) n button (List) MENU button (Menu) Fn buttons (F1/F2/F3) + button 0 button OK button (Confirm) − button 9 button REC LEVEL dial These two dials can be used to adjust the recording levels of the left and right channels. p button q button RECORD button STOP button ERASE button PLAY button Built-in monaural speaker Tripod hole Record display button
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14 EN 1 Name of Each Part Name of Each Part VOLUME dial EAR jack MIC jack (microphone/line input) XLR Power switch (L) Power/hold switch REMOTE jack (Remote control) USB terminal XLR Power switch (R) Lock switch XLR/standard phone combo jack (L) Strap hook XLR/standard phone combo jack (R) Battery slot SD card slot Battery/SD card cover
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15 EN 1 Connecting with External Devices Connecting with External Devices Connect commercially available external devices suitable for your situation. Mixer Stereo Headphone φ3.5 mm φ3.5 mm φ3.5 mm Microphone φ6.3 mm Microphone Instrument XLR connector PC Remote control ToUSB terminal ToREMOTEjack ToEAR jack To XLR/standard phone combo jack ToMIC jack CD drive
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16 EN 1 Let's use LS-100! Let's use LS-100! See page 39 for details. Recorder Mode Band practice Solo practice Concert See page 32 for details. Overdubbing Record your singing while listening to a recording of instruments. Dub over the previous recording to create a new file.
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17 EN 1 Let's use LS-100! Let's use LS-100! Multi-Track Mode Tuner/Lissajous/Metronome Mode Record and edit each sound source separately, and mix them into a single file. Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Save as a single file. See page 53 for details. Control your tempo with the metronome. Perform accurate tuning according to the type of instrument. Check the Lissajous waveform to determine the best position for microphones. See page 66 for details.
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18 EN 1 Recording Tips for Each Instrument Recording Tips for Each Instrument Recorder position examples ▌ Voice Position the recorder slightly away from the singer's face. If breathing noises are audible, adjust the filter settings. Piano When recording the sound of a grand piano, position the recorder pointing to the center of the open lid. To record acousmato as well, move the recorder slightly away to get a richer sound. Wind instrument Position the recorder pointing to the center of the so-called "bell." If breathing noises are audible, move the recorder slightly away from the center of the pavillon. String instrument When recording the sound of a string instrument such as a violin, position the recorder slightly away from the upper part of the instrument, pointing to the f-hole of the body. If breathing noises are audible Point to the open lid If breathing noises are audible Adjust sound by moving the recorder away from the center. Point to the f-hole
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19 EN 1 Recording Tips for Each Instrument Recording Tips for Each Instrument Acoustic guitar Position the recorder pointing to a place slightly away from the sound hole of the guitar.For a rhythm guitar, keep a certain distance from the main body of the guitar. For solo or melody-focused music, move the recorder closer to the main body of the guitar during recording. Hall Place the recorder on the center line of the stage, with players also facing the direction of the micro- phone. Then, fix the recorder with a tripod or other tool before starting recording. Electric guitar To record sound directly from the speaker of a guitar amplifier, position the recorder slightly away from the speaker, pointing to the center of the speaker cone paper. To record sound from two speakers in stereo, position the recorder slightly away from the center between the left and right speakers. Move the recorder slightly away from the sound hole. Hard sharp sound Round harmonic sound Orchestra, big band, choir, etc... Guitar amplifier Speaker Guitar amplifier Speaker
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20 EN 1 Connection of the XLR/Standard Phone Combo Jack and Phantom Power Supply Connecting the instruments Connect a monaural instrument to the XLR/standard phone combo jack (L). ▌ The guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and other instruments can be directly connected to the XLR/ standard phone combo jack. Some settings are required when connecting a microphone that needs the phantom power supply, such as a condenser microphone. Connect a stereo output instrument such as a keyboard to both the XLR/standard phone combo jacks (L) and (R). Connecting the microphone Connect the dynamic or condenser microphone to the XLR/standard phone combo jack (L) or (R). If the phantom power supply is required, slide the XLR Power switch to [ON] on the XLR/standard phone combo jack to which the microphone is connected. ▌ ConnectionoftheXLR/StandardPhoneComboJackandPhantomPowerSupply XLR/standard phone combo jack The XLR/standard phone combo jacks of the recorder support the XLR type and standard type plugs. Standard type (unbalanced) XLR type A • For details on the settings, refer to "Microphone Power Supply" (☞ p.83). • Slide the XLR Power switch to [OFF] if the condenser microphone that needs the phantom power supply is not connected.
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21 EN Chapter 2 Startup
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22 EN 2 Power Supply Power Supply 2 Connect the AC cable to the AC adapter and the AC adapter to the household power supply outlet. Recharging the battery Connecting the recorder to the USB AC adapter for recharge ▌ Inserting the battery Use one Olympus lithium ion battery (LI-50B). Other batteries are not supported. 1 Slide the lock switch to [OPEN] to open the battery cover. 2 Insert the battery. 3 Close the battery cover. • After closing the battery cover, slide the lock switch to [LOCK]. 1 Connect the USB cable to the USB terminal of the AC adapter. 3 Connect the USB cable to the USB terminal of the recorder. • The PEAK display lamp (R) lights up in orange and recharging starts. • Insert the battery so that the direction of the arrow (label) on the recorder matches the direction of the arrow on the battery. .
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23 EN 2 Power Supply Power Supply Connecting the recorder to a PC with the USB cable for recharge Note • Stop or turn off the recorder before connecting the USB cable. 1 Start up the PC. 2 Connect the USB cable to the USB port on the PC. ▌ 3 Connect the USB cable to the USB terminal of the recorder. • The PEAK display lamp (R) lights up in orange and recharging starts. Battery indicator The battery indicator on the display changes as described below according to the remaining battery level. • When [ ] appears on the display, recharge the battery as soon as possible. When the battery runs out, [ ] and [Battery low] are displayed and opera- tion stops. • The battery indicator repeatedly appears during recharge.
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24 EN 2 Power Supply Note • Always use the dedicated USB cable that is provided. Do not use a cable from another manufacturer. Doing so could cause a failure.In addition, do not connect the dedicated cable to another manufacturer’s product. • Carefully insert the battery facing the right direc- tion. • Be sure to turn off the recorder before replacing the battery. If the battery is removed while the recorder is operating, a failure could occur (For example, the recorder may become unable to play files). • You may have to reset the time if the battery is removed from the recorder for 15 minutes or if the battery is repeatedly removed and inserted at short intervals (☞ p.27). • Remove the battery if the recorder is not to be used for a long time. • When you need a new battery, always purchase the Olympus lithium ion battery (LI-50B).Do not use a cable from another manufacturer. Doing so could cause a failure. • When recharging the battery, turn on the PC and connect the recorder using the USB cable. The battery is not recharged if the PC is off or in the standby, hibernation or auto-power-off mode. • Do not use the USB hub to connect to the PC when recharging the battery. • The battery indicator shows [<] when recharg- ing is complete (Recharging time: about three hours*). *  This is the approximate time when recharg- ing an empty battery to the full level at the room temperature.The recharging time varies depending on the remaining battery level, recharging state and other factors. • If [;] or [=] is displayed, the battery cannot be recharged.The ambient temperature must be between 5 C and 35 C to recharge the battery. [;]: The ambient temperature is too low. [=]: The ambient temperature is too high. • If the battery runs out very quickly even after being recharged to the full level, replace it with a new one. • Securely insert the USB connector all the way in. The USB connector must be properly connected to operate normally. Recharging 4Discharge: Because the lithium ion battery has self-discharge characteristics, recharge the attached lithium ion battery before using the product for the first time. 4Operating temperature: The battery is a chemical product. Although the battery performance varies even if the battery is used in the recommended temperature range, this variation is not a failure. 4Recommended temperature range: When operating the recorder: 0 to 42 C When recharging: 5 to 35 C When storing the recorder for a long time: –20 to 30 C Using the battery outside the above temperature range could cause performance deterioration or a shorter period of durability. If the recorder is not to be used for a long time, remove the battery prior to storage to prevent liquid leak or rust. • A new battery or a battery that has not been used for a long time (one month or more) may not completely recharge due to the nature of lithium ion batteries. In such a case, repeatedly recharge and discharge the batteries a few times. • Dispose of the battery according to applicable laws.When disposing of the battery without completely discharging it, insulate the battery terminals with tape or take other measures to prevent short-circuiting. ▌ Power Supply
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25 EN 2 How to Use the Power/Hold Switch How to Use the Power/Hold Switch Turning the power on Slide the power/hold switch in the direction of the arrow. • The home screen appears. Sleep mode If the recorder remains stopped for 10 minutes or more (initial setting), the display turns off and the recorder enters the sleep (power-saving) mode (☞ p.108). To clear the sleep mode, slide the power/ hold switch in the direction of the arrow to turn the power on again. A • The existing data or the settings for each mode are retained even after the power is turned off. Turning the power off Slide the power/hold switch in the arrow direction and keep it for one second or more.
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26 EN 2 How to Use the Power/Hold Switch How to Use the Power/Hold Switch Activating the hold mode In the hold mode, the recorder remains active but does not accept button operations. This allows you to safely carry the recorder because the recorder does not operate even if a button is accidentally pressed in your bag. This mode also prevents the recorder from accidentally stopping during recording. Slide the power/hold switch to [HOLD]. • [HOLD] appears on the display. Clearing the hold mode Slide the power/hold switch to position A. Note • If a button is pressed in the hold mode, the PEAK display lamp (R) flashes in orange but the recorder does not operate. • If the hold mode is activated during playing (or recording), the recorder continues to play (record) sound (The recorder stops when playback ends or when recording ends owing to the memory becoming full).
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27 EN 2 Initial Settings before Using the Recorder When the recorder is turned on in the following cases, [Set time & date] is displayed.Set the clock according to the procedure below, beginning with step 1. • When using the recorder for the first time • When inserting the battery after not using the recorder for a long time • When the clock has not been set 1 Select the setting item by pressing the 9 or 0 button. • Select the item you want to set from "Year", "Month", "Day", "Hour", and "Minute" so that the item flashes. 2 Select the current date or time by pressing the + or − button. • Repeat to select the next setting item with the 9 or 0 button and select the current date or time with the + or − button. 3 Press the OK button to complete setting. • The recorder clock starts operating from the set date and time. Press the OK button in synchronization with the time signal or other clock. Setting the date and time [Time & Date] When the date and time are set, the recording time information is automatically recorded for each file. Set the date and time in advance for easy management of recorded files. 1 2 3 Initial Settings before Using the Recorder
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28 EN 2 Initial Settings before Using the Recorder A • When you set “Hour” or “Minute”, the time display format switches between the 12-hour format and the 24-hour format every time the F2 button is pressed. Example: 10:38 p.m. 10:38 p.m. (initial value) 22:38 • When you set “Year”, “Month”, or “Day”, the display order switches every time the F2 button is pressed. Example: March 24, 2012 2012 March 24 (initial value) March 24, 2012 24 March 2012 Initial Settings before Using the Recorder How to set the voice guide After the clock is set, the message [Turn off the voice guide if you do not need it] is played and [Voice Guide] (☞ p.104) is displayed. Select [OFF] when you do not need the voice guide. A • The recorder is ready to use when the date/ time and voice guide settings are complete. For how to use the recorder, refer to "Let's use LS-100!" (☞ p.16-17).
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29 EN 2 Inserting and Removing the SD Card Inserting and Removing the SD Card 2 Insert the SD card. card is inserted all the way in. 3 Close the SD card cover. • After closing the SD card cover, slide the lock switch to [LOCK]. • When the SD card is inserted, the recording media switching screen appears. Inserting the SD card “SD” in this manual refers to SD, SDHC and SDXC. Commercially-available SD cards can be used in this recorder. 1 Slide the lock switch to [OPEN] when the recorder is stopped and open the SD card cover. • Insert the SD card with the terminal face facing up, as shown in the figure. • If the SD card is inserted in the wrong direction or at an angle, the contact face may be damaged or the SD card may get stuck. • Recording cannot start unless the SD 4 To record data in the SD card, select [Yes] by pressing the + or − button. 5 Press the OK button to complete setting. Note • The recording medium can be switched to the built-in memory (☞ p.107). • The recorder may not recognize an SD card formatted (initialized) on a PC or other device. Be sure to format your SD card on this recorder (☞ p.113). Terminal surface
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30 EN 2 Inserting and Removing the SD Card Inserting and Removing the SD Card Removing the SD card Press the SD card all the way into the recorder and slowly pull it out. • If [SD card] is selected in [Memory Select], the [Internal memory selected] message is displayed. Note • When you remove the SD card, it may swiftly pop out if you suddenly take away your finger that was pushing the SD card or push the SD card out by flipping it. • The recorder may not correctly recognize some SD, SDHC or SDXC cards depending on the manufacturer or card type due to compatibility. • Be sure to read the attached SD card manual before use. • If the SD card is not recognized, remove the SD card and then insert it again to see if the recorder recognizes it. • The processing speed may become lower de- pending on the type of SD card. The processing performance may deteriorate if the SD card is repeatedly written to or deleted. In such a case, initialize the SD card again (☞ p.113). • For the SD cards certified according to our standards, refer to the support page on our Web site: http://olympus-imaging.jp/ Although the manufacturers and types of SD cards whose operation we have certified are listed on our Web site, operation of these SD cards is not guaranteed. Note that it may become impossible to correctly recognize a listed card due to specification changes by the manufacturer or other reason. If the SD card is in the write protection mode, the [SD card is locked] message is displayed.Clear write protection before inserting the card. When the write protection switch is set to [LOCK], recording or other operations cannot be performed. SD card LOCK
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31 EN 2 Operations on the Home Screen When the recorder is turned on, the home screen appears.This recorder has the following five modes. Each mode can be accessed from the home screen. For each mode, refer to the relevant page. [Recorder]☞ p.33 Normal, overdubbing , synchronization and voice synchronization recording are supported. [Multitrack]☞ p.54 You can create a file overlaying instruments and voice. [Tuner]☞ p.67 Use this function to tune your instrument. [Metronome]☞ p.70 This recorder has a metronome function. [Lissajous]☞ p.69 Use this function to detect and measure the phase difference between the microphone and the sound source. Select a mode Go to each mode Operations on the Home Screen
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33 EN 3 What You Can Do in the Recorder Mode What You Can Do in the Recorder Mode Recorder Mode This recorder has four recording modes: [Normal], [Overdub], [Play Sync], and [V-Sync. Rec].You can select the appropriate mode for a wide range of recordings, such as recording of musical performances and field recording. Overdub In this mode, you can easily dub over a previously recorded file. ▌ Play Sync This mode allows you to record only the input sound (of musical instruments, etc.) that is being played along with the playback of a previously recorded file. ▌ V-Sync. Rec In this mode, recording starts automatically when a sound louder than the set voice sync level is detected. ▌ Normal This is the normal mode of recording. ▌ Usage Example: Usage Example: Usage Example: Usage Example: Recording Recording standby Recording Recording Playback wav Recording Playback Play Sync
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34 EN 3 Files and Folders Folders In the recorder mode, the recording folders [Folder A] through [Folder E] are available. ▌ * Any files or folders directly under the [Recorder] folder will not be displayed on this recorder. Folder E Recorder MTR Folder A Folder B Folder C Folder D 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 999 LS-100 Files and Folders Selecting folders and files ▌ Home Screen [Recorder] Folder List Screen h •••{ }••• 0 File List Screen h •••{ }••• 0
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35 EN 3 Files and Folders V 1User ID: This is the user ID of this device. 2Recording date: The date of recording is represented by 6 digits. Ex: "120201" represents February 1st of 2012. 3File number: A serial number automatically assigned by a Digital Voice Recorder. 4Extension: File extensions indicate the recording format. • Linear PCM format .wav • MP3 format .mp3 Files and Folders File Screen ▌ File name ▌ File name Folder Recording format Current file number/ Total number of files in the folder Recorder status indicator [K] Recording [≠] Recording standby [L] Paused [•] Playing back [ß] Fast-forwarding [™] Rewinding Recording level meter Function guide Elapsed recording/ playback time Remaining time for recording/File length Memory status bar/ Playback position bar V-Sync. Memory Input source Limiter/Compressor Mic gain Low cut filter Remaining battery File lock
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36 EN 3 Before Recording Adjusting the recording level properly Recorded sound will be distorted if the recording level meter swings all the way to the right, or the PEAK indicator (R) lights in orange. Adjust the recording level so that the recording level meter does not exceed [-6dB]. ▌ A • The REC LEVEL dial can separately adjust the level of the input source for the L/R chan- nels. The larger the number is, the higher the recording level is, and the more the level meter is pushed further to the right. • Recording when the level meter is way past the peak may result in noise, even if the [Rec Level] is set to [Auto] or [Limiter On] (☞ P.81). Make a test recording to see if the recording level is set properly. Before Recording To achieve a good recording quality, it is important to properly adjust the settings, including the [Mic Gain] of the input source (☞ P80) and the [Rec Level] (☞ P.81). 1 Press the REC button to enter the recording standby mode. • The recording indicator and [≠] on the display will flash, and the device enters the recording standby mode. 2 Adjust the recording level with the REC LEVEL dial. • Adjust the REC LEVEL dial according to the sound source. The level meter is maxed out (the sound will be distorted). 1 2
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37 EN 3 Recording Before starting to record, select a folder from [Folder A] through [Folder E]. We recommend that you selectively use the folders to organize your recordings based on their contents. Recording Normal Recording [Normal] 1 Select a folder for recording. 2 Press the REC button to enter the recording standby mode. 3 Adjust the recording level. • Adjust the REC LEVEL dial according to the sound source. 4 Press the REC button to start recording. • [K] appears on the display, and recording starts. a Recording folder b Elapsed recording time c Memory status bar d Recording format e Remaining time for recording f Recording level meter 5 Press the STOP button to stop recording. a b c e f d Adjust the recording level.
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38 EN 3 Recording Recording Pausing the recording Press the REC button during recording. ▌ • [≠] will appear on the display. • The recording standby mode will be released after two hours, and the recorder will enter the stop mode. • To resume recording, press the REC button again. Listening to the sound being recorded (Recording monitor) Connect headphones to the EAR jack of the recorder, and you can listen to what is being recorded. The monitoring volume can be adjusted with the VOLUME dial. ▌ Notes • To protect your ears, turn the volume down to [0] before putting on the headphones. • To avoid feedback, do not bring the headphones near the microphone during recording. • Changing the monitoring volume does not affect the recording level or the mic gain.
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39 EN 3 Recording Recording Overdubbing [Overdub] In this mode, you can easily dub over a previously recorded file. This is handy when you create music or practice musical instruments, since it allows you to dub a new track over a file that is being played back. Usage Example ▌ You can dub a new track over sound sources that have been recorded part by part. Therefore, this mode lets you enjoy building a song by gradually adding parts, such as drums, base, guitar, and vocal. A • Recording and playback in the Over Dub mode are available only when the [PCM 44.1kHz/16bit] recording format is used. Drums Bass Record the bass while listening to the playback. File 1 Playback Play The new file after dubbing File 2 File 1 Drums + Bass Drums *The original File 1 used for playback is kept as it was. Original File
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40 EN 3 Recording Recording 1 Set the [Rec Mode] to [Overdub] (+ P.79) 2 Connect headphones to the EAR jack of the recorder. 6 Adjust the recording level. • Adjust the recording level to balance it with the playback file. 7 Press the REC button to start recording. • Playback will start from the beginning of the file. • Recording of the input sound a c b and playback of the file will start simultaneously.. a Level of the output sound that is being played back b Level of the input sound to be recorded c Recording level meter 8 Press the STOP button to stop recording. Note • Dubbed files will be saved with different names. • The file to be dubbed over will be played back through the EAR jack. 3 Select a file to dub over (+ P.34, 45). 4 Press the PLAY button to start playback. 5 Press the REC button to enter the recording standby mode. • Playback of the file will continue.
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41 EN 3 Recording Recording Play Sync [Play Sync] The Play Sync mode allows you to record only the input sound that is being played along with the playback of a previously recorded file. Usage Example ▌ You can record your part while listening to the playback of a different part for reference.This is ideal for practicing your part, since it lets you check the pitch and tempo on the recorded file. A • Recording and playback in the Play Sync mode are available only when the [PCM 44.1kHz/16bit] recording format is used. Instruments Vocal Record the vocal part in sync with the playback of recorded band performance. File 1 Playback Sing A new file recorded in sync with the instruments. File 2 File 1 Instruments Vocal Original File
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42 EN 3 Recording Recording 1 Set the [Rec Mode] to [Play Sync] (+ P.79) 2 Connect headphones to the EAR jack of the recorder. a Level of the input sound to be recorded b Level of the output sound that is being played back 8 Press the STOP button to stop recording. • The file for sync recording will be played back through the EAR jack. 3 Selectafileforsyncrecording(+P.34, 45) 4 Press the PLAY button to start playback. 5 Press the REC button to enter the recording standby mode. • Playback of the file will continue. 6 Adjust the recording level. • Adjust the recording level to balance it with the playback file. 7 Press the REC button to start recording. • Playback will start from the beginningof the file. a b
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43 EN 3 Recording Recording VoiceSyncRecording[V-Sync.Rec] Voice sync recording is a feature that automatically starts a recording when the recorder detects a sound louder than the voice sync level (detection level) setting; when the sound level decreases, recording stops automatically. 1 Set the [Rec Mode] to [V-Sync. Rec].(+ P.79). 2 Press the REC button to enter the recording standby mode. 3 Press the 9/0 button to adjust the voice sync level. • The voice sync level will be shown in 15 steps on the display. • The higher the value, the more sensitive and easily activated the recorder becomes; at a higher setting, even a small sound will activate recording. 4 Press the REC button again to start recording. • The recorder will enter the recording standby mode. [Standby] will flash in the display, and the recording indicator light will flash. • When the recorder receives an input at or above the voice sync level, it automatically starts a recording. 5 Voice sync recording stops automatically. • If [Mode] setting of the [V-Sync. Rec] is set to [Once], the recorder will close the file after recording, and enter the recording stop mode. (+ P.79). • If [Mode] setting of the [V-Sync. Rec] is set to [Continuous], the recorder will close the file after recording, and enter the recording standby mode. Upon detecting a sound, it will start recording in a new file. (+ P.79). • To manually stop the voice sync recording, press the STOP button. Voice sync level (moves sideways according to the set level) Voice sync indicator
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44 EN 3 Recording Recording Important Notes on Recording • When you have an SD card inserted in the recorder, make sure to check if your memory selection is set to [Internal memory] or [SD card] (☞ P.107). • To prevent losing the beginning of your record- ing, make sure the PEAK indicator light (R) is lit before recording. • When the remaining recording time is down to 60 seconds, the PEAK indicator light (R) starts flashing; as the time winds down (to 30 seconds, 10 seconds, etc.), the light starts to flash faster. • No more recordings can be made when [Folder full] appears. Select another folder, or delete unnecessary files before continuing to record (☞ P.50). • No more recordings can be made when [Memory full] appears. Delete unnecessary files before continuing to record (☞P.50). • The performance of the recording medium may decrease after repeated writing and erasing. When this occurs, try formatting the recording medium (☞ P.113). ▌ Recording using the metronome You can use the metronome to help you keep accurate tempo during recording. 1 Set [REC Mode] to [Normal] (+ P.79). 2 Select [Detail] from [Metronome Menu], and set [Display] to [ON] (+ P.100). • You can change the tempo and pattern of the metronome in [Detail] under [Metronome Menu] (+ P.100). 3 Connect headphones to the EAR jack of the recorder. 4 Press the REC button to start recording. • If [Countdown] is set, recording starts after the set count. 5 Press the STOP button to stop recording. • When you stop recording, the metronome will stop as well.
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45 EN 3 Searching for files Searching for files You can search for recording files by date. Using the recording date to narrow down your search, you can quickly find the file you are looking for. 1 [Home]{[Recorder] 2 Press the OK button. • Enter the folder list screen. 3 Press the F1 (SEARCH) button. • Enter the date list screen. 4 Select the recording date with the +/− button. 5 Press the OK button. • You will get a list of files that were recorded on the date you specified. 6 Select the file with the +/− button.
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46 EN 3 Playback Playback a b c d e Playback This recorder can play files it has recorded as well as WAV and MP3 format files transferred from other machines. 1 Select the file to play back. (+P.34,P.45) 2 Press the PLAY button to start playback. • [•] will appear on the display. a File name b File number c Playback position bar d Elapsed playback time e Output level meter 3 Adjust the listening volume to a comfortable level with the VOLUME dial. • The higher you set the number on the dial, the louder the volume will be. 4 Press the STOP button to stop playback. • [L] will appear on the display. • Playback of the file will stop. Changing the playback speed The playback speed can be changed between [50%] and [400%] without affecting the pitch.Change it as necessary. Change the playback speed with the 2/3 button. ▌ Note • Variable bit rate MP3 files (in which conversion bit rates vary within a file) may not play back properly.
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47 EN 3 Playback Playback Fast-forwarding ▌ Press and hold the 9 button when the recorder is stopped. • Fast-forwarding stops once you release the 9 button.Press the PLAY button to start playback from where it was stopped. Press and hold the 9 button when a file is being played back. • Playback resumes from that position once you release the 9 button. • If an index mark is placed in a file, playback stops at that position (☞ P.48). • The recorder stops when it reaches the end of a file. If you keep pressing the 9 button, the recorder continues fast-forwarding from the beginning of the next file. Rewinding ▌ Press and hold the 0 button when the recorder is stopped. • Rewinding stops once you release the 0 button.Press the PLAY button to start playback from where it was stopped. Press and hold the 0 button when the recorder is playing back a file. • Playback resumes from that position once you release the 0 button. • If an index mark is placed in a file, playback stops at that position (☞ P.48). • The recorder stops when it reaches the beginning of a file. If you keep pressing the 0button, the recorder continues rewinding from the end of the previous file. Skippingtothebeginningofafile ▌ Press the 9 button when the record- er is in the stop or playback mode. • It skips to the beginning of the next file. Press the 0 button when the record- er is playing back a file. • It skips to the beginning of the current file. Press the 0 button when the record- er is stopped. • It skips to the beginning of the previous file. When a file is stopped in the middle, the recorder skips to the beginning of the file. Press the 0 button twice when a file is being played back. • The recorder skips to the beginning of the previous file. Notes • If an index mark is placed in a file and you try skipping to the beginning of the file while it is being played back, the recorder will stop at the index mark. However, the index mark will be jumped over if you try skipping to the beginning of the file while playback is stopped (☞ P.48). • If you try skipping to the beginning of a file during playback with [Skip Space] set to a selection other than [File Skip], the recorder will skip or reverse-skip for the set amount of time before resuming playback (☞ P.88).
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48 EN 3 Playback Placing an index mark An index mark will help you quickly locate a desired playback position when you fast- forward, rewind, or cue a file. A • Be sure to assign the [INDEX] function to the Fn button in advance (+ P.106). 1 At the position you wish to place an index mark, press the preassigned Fn button. • A number appears on the display, and the index mark is placed. • Placing an index mark does not stop recording or playback, so you can continue placing index marks at other positions by the same procedure. Playback 2 Select the index mark to erase with the 9/0 button. 3 Press the ERASE button while the index number is being displayed (approx. 2 seconds). • The index mark will be erased. • The index numbers after the erased index mark will be automatically adjusted. Notes • Each file can contain up to 99 index marks.If you try to place more than 99 index marks, [No more can be set] will appear. • Index marks cannot be added to or erased from a locked file. (☞ P.90). Erasing an index mark 1 Select the file with the index mark you wish to erase. ▌
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49 EN 3 Playback Playback Segment repeat playback This feature allows you to play back a part of a file in repeat. A • Be sure to assign the [A-B] function to the Fn button in advance (+ P.105). 1 Select the file that has the segment you wish to play back in repeat, and start playback. (+ P.34, P.45) 2 At the position you wish to start the segment repeat, press the preassigned Fn button. • [w] will flash on the display. • While this [w] is flashing, you can still fast-forward or rewind just as in normal playback (☞ P.47), allowing you to quickly locate the end position. Releasing the segment repeat playback Pressing any of the following buttons will release the segment repeat playback. ▌ a Fn (Cancel) button Pressing the Fn (Cancel) button will release the segment repeat playback and set the recorder back to the normal playback mode. b 0 button Pressing the 0 button will release the segment repeat playback and the recorder will skip to the beginning of the current file. c STOP button Pressing the STOP button will release the segment repeat playback, and playback will stop. d 9 button Pressing the 9 button will release the segment repeat playback and the recorder will skip to the beginning of the next file. Note • Adding/erasing an index mark while a segment is being played back in repeat will release the segment repeat playback, and set the recorder back to the normal playback mode. c d a b 3 Atthepositionyouwishtoendthe segmentrepeat,presstheFnbuttonagain. • The segment will be played back in repeat until you release the segment repeat playback.
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50 EN 3 Erasing Erasing Erasing a File You can erase a file from its folder. You can also erase all files in a selected folder. 1 Select a file to erase (+P.34,P.45) 2 While the recorder is stopped, press the ERASE button. • If no action is taken for 8 seconds, the recorder will return to the stop mode. 3 Select [All in folder] or [One file] with the +/− button. 4 Press the OK button. 5 Select [Start] with the + button. Erasing a Folder You can erase all files in a folder. 1 Select a folder to erase (+ P.34). • This recorder's default folders, [Folder A] through [Folder E], cannot be erased. 2 While the recorder is stopped, press the ERASE button. • If no action is taken for 8 seconds, the recorder will return to the stop mode. 3 Select [Start] with the + button. 4 Press the OK button. • The display switches to [Erasing!], and erasing starts. [Erased] appears when the folder is erased. 6 Press the OK button. • The display switches to [Erasing!], and erasing starts. [Erased] appears when the file is erased.
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51 EN 3 Erasing Partially erasing a file You can erase an unwanted part of a PCM format file recorded with this recorder. 1 Play the file you wish to partially erase. • Locate the beginning of the part you wish to erase. If the file is long, you can use the 9 button to locate the beginning of the part to erase. 2 At the beginning of the part to erase, press the ERASE button. • [Erase started] will flash on the display. • Playback continues while [Erase started] is flashing, and you can still fast-forward or rewind just as in normal playback, allowing you to quickly locate the end position. If the file reaches the end while the message is flashing, the file's end becomes the end position of the partial erase. Erasing 3 Press the ERASE button again at the position where you wish to end the partial erase. • [Start point] and [End point] will flash alternately on the display. 4 Press the ERASE button. • The display switches to [Partial erasing!], and partial erasing starts. [Partial erase completed] appears when the file is partially erased. • If you do not press the ERASE button within 8 seconds, partial erase will be canceled, and the recorder will return to the playback mode.

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  • Brand: Olympus
  • Product: Audio Recorder
  • Model/name: LS-100
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch