olympus ws-831 ws-832 ws-833 digital voice recorder dictate australia

Olympus have recently revamped their WS series range of digital voice recorders. This mighty little recorders are typically the go-to recorders for journalists, students, office managers and the like on a budget who need a feature packed digital voice recorder with outstanding audio pickup and quality. The WS range has long been a popular choice, being simple to use out of the box, Mac and Windows compatible with no need to install any software to listen to the audio it records. The three new models are direct replacements for the previous models:

The key features of the three new models build are:

Olympus WS-833

  • A huge 8Gb of internal storage plus the option to add more storage via the microSD slot
  • Record in .WMA (Windows Media Audio) or .MP3 format
  • Record in uncompressed linear PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) .WAV format for higher than CD quality recording
  • Auto and manual audio level controls
  • Zoom mic
  • Voice Balancer function to adjust low volume portions of recorded audio to make them louder on playback
  • Voice Detect¬†function removes any pauses or white noise from a recording during playback
  • Transcription function allows the use of the recorder to control audio playback while typing or writing notes
  • FM radio
  • Use of USB rechargeable battery (included) or standard AAA

Olympus WS-832

  • Large 4Gb of internal storage plus the option to add more storage via the microSD slot
  • Record in .WMA (Windows Media Audio) or .MP3 format
  • Record in uncompressed linear PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) .WAV format for higher than CD quality recording
  • Auto audio level control
  • Voice Balancer function to adjust low volume portions of recorded audio to make them louder on playback
  • Voice Detect¬†function removes any pauses or white noise from a recording during playback
  • Transcription function allows the use of the recorder to control audio playback while typing or writing notes
  • Use of USB rechargeable battery (included) or standard AAA

Olympus WS-831

  • 2Gb of internal storage plus the option to add more storage via the microSD slot
  • Record in .WMA (Windows Media Audio) or .MP3 format
  • Auto audio level control
  • Transcription function allows the use of the recorder to control audio playback while typing or writing notes

These are perfect little recorders for any of the following:

  • Recording small meetings and interviews
  • Recording lectures
  • Recording phone conversations/meetings/interviews when also using the Olympus TP-8 telephone pickup microphone
  • Recording personal audio notes

All recorders are Mac and Windows compatible (including Windows 7/8/8.1). Simply USB connect and view/manage your files via the Finder (on Mac) and Windows Explorer (on Windows). The WS series is also compatible with Dragon NaturallySpeaking (Premium & Professional editions) from Windows and Dragon Dictate 4 for Mac, the leading voice recognition options for both platforms from Nuance.

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