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Digital Voice Recorder
Includes Dragon Naturally SpeakingTM Preferred Software
Up to 696 Minutes of Recording Time
USB Compatible for Hi-Speed Transfer Rate to a PC-Includes Digital Voice Editor Software
Choice of Stereo, SP and LP Recording Modes: Stereo­85 Min, SP­250 Min, LP­696 Min
Digital "Voice-Up" Function
Multi-Directional Microphone + Directional Microphone Mode
Overwrite (Correction) Function
High Quality Sound--"LPECTM CODEC"
Advanced Digital VOR (Voice Operated Recording)
5 File Folders
Priority Function
Voice E-Mail Function
Slim Style Design
Easy to Use Playback/Edit Function
Digital Pitch Control/Playback Speed Control
Full Function LCD Display
One Button Play from Record
Incremental Rewind (Easy Search)
32MB Built-In Flash Memory
Built-In Playback Speaker
Record-Pause Function
Add-Recording Function
Battery Strength LCD
Hold Switch
A­B Repeat Function
Hi/Lo Mic Sensitivity
Stereo Earphone and Microphone Jacks
LED Operation Indicators (Record/Play)
Optional FS-85USB Transcription Kit
Step-up Feature
New Feature

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v Includes Dragon Naturally SpeakingTM Preferred Voice to Print
Software to easily convert your recorded files into text
· Up to 696 Minutes Recording Time is available on the integrated
circuit chip which may be recorded over and used again
· USB Compatible for Fast Transfer Rate to a PC Includes Digital
Voice Editor Software via USB port on a PC
· Choice of Stereo, SP and LP Recording Modes: ST­85min,
SP­250 Min, LP­696 Min
· Digital Voice-Up Function increases the volume of the person
speaking when recorded at a distance from the unit
· Multi-Directional Microphone + Directional Microphone Mode
easily adjusts the direction of the microphone to improve the
recording quality
v Overwrite Correction Function allows the user to rewind to a location
and re-record the dictation.
· High Quality Sound--"LPECTM CODEC" with improved frequency
response ensures excellent recorded sound clarity
· Advanced Digital VOR (Voice Operated Recording) stops the
recording during silent pauses, saving valuable recording time, then
begins recording again without missing a single syllable thanks to the
digital buffer
· 5 File Folders provide separate message areas for different applications
such as business memos or personal reminders, for better organization
and faster access
· Priority Function automatically moves priority marked dictations to the
front of the list of recordings in the folder
· Voice E-Mail Function Using the supplied digital voice editor software
lets you easily send audible e-mail with an attached file
· Slim Style Design only one-half inch thick, with Record and Pause
controls located on the side of the unit for easy operation; fits neatly into
a shirt pocket
· Easy to Use Playback/Edit Function lets you begin playback with the
press of a button, then edit the recordings with equal ease
· Digital Pitch Control/Playback Speed Control allows recordings to
be heard at slower than normal speeds without distortion to facilitate
transcribing or editing, or faster than normal to move quickly to a
desired portion
· Full Function LCD Display shows number of messages recorded,
recording length, date, time, and battery power remaining
· One Button Play from Record lets you switch from Recording mode
to Play mode with one finger
· Incremental Rewind (Easy Search) is the equivalent of tape Fast
Rewind but without returning all the way to the beginning of each
recording, to help locate specific passages
· 32MB Built-In Flash Memory uses high capacity IC chip, which
may be recorded over itself and used again and again, with
distortion-free clarity
· Built-In Playback Speaker for monitoring playback of recordings
· Record-Pause Function temporarily stops recording to allow for
pauses in dictation or to provide time for reference to documents, then
resumes where recording was stopped, at the press of a button
· Add-Recording Function allows you to insert and add additional
information to any message without affecting the original
· Battery Strength LCD provides a visible signal of battery strength
· Hold Switch prevents accidental operation or changes to settings while
carrying the unit in pocket or briefcase
· A­B Repeat Function enables a specific segment of the recording to
automatically play over and over again
· Hi/Lo Mic Sensitivity enables the unit to record different situations,
from group meeting to individuals, more effectively
· Stereo Earphone and Microphone Jack allows listening through
earphones for privacy or transcription and connection of an external
microphone for special applications
· LED Operation Indicators (Record/Play) indicates Red when unit is
recording, Green when in playback mode
· Microsoft® Windows® 98/2000/Me/XP Compatible
Recording Media: Flash Memory Built-In 32MB
PC Connectivity: USB
Speaker: 1 1/ 4" (32mm) dia.
Input/Outputs: USB Port, Earphone Jack, DC-in Jack, Microphone Jack
Power Requirements: DC 3V with "AAA" x 2 Battery
Battery Life (Approx.): REC. ST/SP/LP 14 Hours
Channel: Mono/stereo
LED: REC (Red), PLAY (Green)
Recording: ST (1 Hour 25 Minutes), SP (4 Hours 10 Minutes),
LP (11 Hours 36 Minutes)
Dimensions (WHD): 1 5/ 8" x 4" x 1/ 2" (41.5 x 103.6 x 12.8mm)
Weight: 2 3/ 4 oz. (79g) with battery
Supplied Accessories: Dragon Naturally SpeakingTM Voice to Print Software,
PC Download Software, "AAA" Battery x 2, Carrying Case, Earphone
MDR-ED228LP, USB Cable RK-G136
©2004 Sony Electronics Inc.
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Sony and
LPEC are trademarks of Sony. Dragon Systems and Dragon Naturally Speaking are trademarks of
ScanSoft, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures
are approximate.
Digital Voice Recorder
Sony Electronics Inc.
1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656
Printed in USA 2/2004