SUPERIOR AUDIO QUALITY IN AN EASY-TO-USE DEVICE
The WS-600S is designed to be plugged directly into your computer for fast file transfer. Always get the best sound recording, no matter what your environment, with built-in stereo microphones and the new Scene Select function. And with 2GB of internal memory, and over 529 hours of recording there is plenty of memory to record and store files.
BUILT-IN 2GB FLASH MEMORY (OVER 500 HOURS OF RECORDING TIME).
With 2GB of internal memory and over 500 hours of recording time, you’ll be able to capture notes, lectures, and more – and still have room to store documents.
DIRECT LINK TO YOUR MAC/PC.
With the "USB Direct" design, it is easy to transfer your files over to your Mac or PC. Just plug the recorder right into your computer for fast downloads– no cables needed.
Record and play back in two standard high-function formats: MP3 and WMA.
GET THE BEST SOUND WITH THE SCENE SELECT FUNCTION.
Wherever you are, whether it’s a conference room, large hall, or at home dictating, the microphones will automatically adjust to capture the best sound depending on your setting.
Built-in stereo microphone.
MULTIPLE LANGUAGE DISPLAY.
The bright LCD supports and displays four languages: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese – another plus for accessibility. (EN/FR/ES/PT)
25 HOURS OF BATTERY LIFE (ALKALINE, SP MODE RECORDING).
There’s up to 25 hours of recording capability with the WS-600M’s long-life battery.
Voice Activation makes automatic starting and stopping of the recorder an extra benefit that saves time and energy.
Recording Format MP3 and WMA Recording Media Built-in 2GB flash memory Recording Time MP3 192kbps: Approximately 22 hours
MP3 128kbps: Approximately 34 hours
ST XQ mode: Approximately 33 hours
ST HQ mode Approximately 67 hours
ST SP mode Approximately 135 hours
HQ mode: Approximately 135 hours
SP mode: Approximately 266 hours
LP mode: Approximately 529 hours
PC Interface USB port Folders Messages 5 / 200 per folder Overall Frequency Response MP3 192kbps: 40Hz-19 kHz
MP3 128 kbps: 40Hz-17 kHz
ST XQ mode: 40Hz-19 kHz
ST HQ mode: 40Hz-16 kHz
ST SP mode: 40Hz-9 kHz
HQ mode: 40Hz-13kHz
SP mode: 40Hz-8kHz
LP mode: 40Hz-3kHz
Practical Maximum Output 80mW Speaker 18 mm round dynamic speaker Microphone Jack 3.5 mm, impedance 2k ohms Earphone Jack 3.5 mm, impedance 8 ohms Power Supply AAA alkaline (LR03 or R03) battery or AAA NiMH rechargeable battery Battery Life Alkaline: Approximately 25 hours (LP mode) Size 3.9 x 1.6 x 0.4 inches (98.5 x 40 x 11 mm) Weight 1.8 oz. (51 g), including batteries
Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
WS-600S Package Contents
- WS-600S Digital Voice Recorder
- AAA Alkaline Battery x 1
- Instruction Manual
- Warranty Card
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Customer Reviews of the WS-600S
January 22, 2014
read the manual...it really is simple to use
After having this lil recorder now for a couple years and this is what I have learned...you can't just pick it up like most electronics today and figure it out in seconds....you just can't. The interface with users is a little different then most other devices that are similar. Now after reading some of the other reviews I can tell you that there is an easy way to turn it off and on as well as to lock the device....you just need to know how to do it and it really is quite simple. This recorder has amazing mic sensitivity and huge recording banks for hours of uninterrupted recording, my only complaint is that you can't control the mic level manually and the only hicup I had was it "appeared to be dead" even a battery change did nothing but I gave it a little wack in my hand and it came to life and has never let me down, great little recorder for the price.
July 11, 2012
purchased 5/23/2012, was only used 4 times, and it is already dead! There was no warning that it was failing. My boss dictated on the evening before and the next morning, it was completly dead. I thought it was the batteries first, but after putting a new battery in, it is still dead. To top it off, there is no way to recover the files that are on the digital recorder. Needless to say, I am not happy with this recorder, and I would not recommend the digital recorder, at this point.
June 21, 2012
Very good recorder, but sound level???
For anyone having issues with the functions of this product I would suggest you re-look the operating manual. You owe yourself this much. It can be turned off via power button. Function buttons conveniently located on front of the device.Hold button prevents unintended operation. Sound quality is excellent. However, the sound level suffers. Otherwise I rate it a 5.
June 20, 2012
Loved this recorder
I bought this recorder in 2011 and recorded my cousins' band. The playback was great - and when I transferred the music to my computer in order to burn a CD - it worked so easily and the sound was great. I took it to Florida with me and forgot it there - so I will be buying another if I can find one - it is great! I also would record Mocking Birds as they settled in for the night - the sound was super. I would play their songs back to them - and they would all begin singing.
June 18, 2012
Good sound quality, easy to use.
I bought this recorder over a year ago because I counsel people and use the recordings to create recorded hypnotherapy sessions for clients to listen to. People have commented on the quality of the sound on their recordings. It is very sensitive. I find it easy to use and convenient. I recommended it to my father to use for his patients.
April 16, 2012
I really like being able to hook the equipment directly to my computer. Good voice quality.
April 12, 2012
it is not controlable! and not dependable!
*the device does not have a easy switch on off button,
*the keys are too sensitive and there is no locking button.
*does not have a single button to stop and start to play a content
So therefor when you need it the most the batteries are usually dead. You may also accidently activate by touching its buttons. example: while you carry it in your pocket it may suddenly start to play a content which you have just recorded in the meeting or stop by itsself because it touches something in you pocket while its recording.
Another catch is; you can not easily stop and start playing a content with a single button. That would have been very helpful for writing the content you listen
it is not controlable! and not dependable!
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