Olympus DS-4000 Digital Recorder Kit

The Olympus DS- 4000 Digital Voice Recorder creates a powerful new category of voice recording. Combined with Dragon Naturally Speaking, the DS-4000 delivers a comprehensive solution for the mobile worker.

Price: 449.00

The DS-4000 supports up to 80 hours of recording time (on a 512MB xD Picture Card) and makes downloading speech files to a PC quick and easy, especially if the DS-4000 is directly attached via the included CR3 Multi-function cradle/docking station .

Use the DS-4000 to dictate memos, reports, and other types of correspondence.

The USB cradle, equipped with a built in AC charger for the Ni-MH battery pack, keeps your recorder fully charged and ready for recording action.


  • Removable media holds up to 80 hours of high-quality DSS audio.
  • Includes 32MB xD- Picture Card for more than five hours of recording time.
  • Store your recordings in up to 7 separate folders. Folders can be assigned names of up to eight characters.
  • Store up to 199 messages per folder.
  • LCD screen displays message number, a real-time counter, remaining recording time, current time and date and operating mode.
  • Editing capability allows easy overwrite, partial erase and insert.
  • Store up to 10 different Author IDs in the recorder. Perfect for sharing recorders between users.
  • Store up to 10 different Work Types in the recorder. Perfect for specifying the exact type of dictation to transcription services.
  • Indexing and Voice Activation capability.
  • Built-in USB interface to quickly transfer recorded voice data to a PC.
  • Includes DSS Player Pro Dictation Module Software.
  • Works with MAPI-based Email programs i.e. Outlook
  • Distributes files via FTP
  • Fast playback: 50% faster than real time


Recording Format DSS (Digital Speech Standard)
Recording Media xD-Picture Card: 16 to 512MB
Recording Time With included 32MB card:
SP mode: 5 hours, 10 minutes
LP mode: 11 hours, 5 minutes
Card Format N/A
Input Level -70 dBv
PC Interface USB
Folders Messages 1 to 7 Folders, 199 messages per folder
Sampling Frequency SP mode: 12 kHz
LP mode: 8 kHz
Overall Frequency Response SP Mode: 12 kHz
LP Mode: 8 kHz
LP Mode Yes
Voice Activation Yes
Demographic Data Input Author ID, Work Type, Date/Time, Priority, Index, etc.
Practical Max Output 180 mW or more
Write Protection No
Speaker 28 mm round dynamic speaker
Microphone Jack 3.5 mm mini-jack, impedance 2 k
Earphone Jack 3.5 mm mini-jack, impedance EAR 8 or more
Power Supply Rated Voltage: 3V DC
Batteries Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack (BR402) or two (2) AAA batteries or two (2) Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (BR401)
External Power Supply No
Battery Life Alkaline: Recording (approx. 20 hours); Playback (approx. 12 hours)
Ni-MH Rechargeable: Recording (approx. 15 hours); Playback (approx. 10 hours)
Size 110.2 x 50.0 x 16.9 mm (without protrusions)
Weight 103 g (including Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack (BR402)
Os Supported Windows: Microsoft Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP Professional, Home Edition
Mac: Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2.2/10.1 - 10.3
CPU Windows: Intel Pentium II class 333 MHz processor or faster (Processor 500 MHz or faster is recommended)
RAM Windows: 64MB or more (128MB or more is recommended)
Mac: 64MB or more (128MB or more is recommended)
Sound Card Windows: Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or 100% compatible card
Video Card / Display Windows: 800 x 600 pixels or more, 256 colors or more
Mac: 800 x 600 pixels or more, 256 colors or more
Removable Drive Windows: 2x or faster CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM drive
Mac: 2x or faster CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM drive
Audio Output Windows: Microphone input and earphone output or speaker
Mac: Earphone output or speakers
USB Windows: One or more free ports
Mac: One or more free ports

Price: 449.00

Download DSS Player Pro Release 4.0 Update Version 4.2.0
Check the read me file for additional information.

This file contains important updates and bug fixes for the DSS Player Pro dictation and transcription modules Release 4. (Self-extracting .exe file 10.8MB) (11/04). This is a "must" patch for XP Pro SR # 2.

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