Olympus WS-100 Voice Recorder

Olympus - WS-100 - 64MB Portable Digital Voice Recorder with Direct PC Connection

Item#:  O08-3292  | Model#: WS100

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Olympus WS-100 Voice Recorder Product Details

Olympus WS-100
64MB Portable Digital Voice Recorder

Take it here, take it there, and take it anywhere. The compact, brushed silver WS-100 is equipped with 64MB of internal memory for up to 27 hours of recording time and features a new direct PC link capability, allowing you to plug the recorder right into a computer, with no USB cable necessary, for easy downloading of audio, document, image files and more.


  • Recording Format: WMA (Wimdows Media Audio)
  • Recording Media: Built-in 64MB flash memory
  • Recording Time:
    - 4 hours, 20 minutes in HQ mode
    - 8 hours, 40 minutes in SP mode
    - 27 hours, 20 minutes in LP mode
  • PC Interface: USB direct, 2.0 full speed
  • LCD: Yes
  • LED: Yes
  • Folders Messages: 5/199 per folder
  • Sampling Frequency:
    - HQ: 44.0kHz
    - SP: 12.0kHz
    - LP: 8.00kHz
  • Overall Frequency Response:
    - HQ: 100-12000Hz
    - SP: 100-5000Hz
    - LP: 100-2000Hz
  • LP Mode: Yes
  • Voice Activation: Available, Switchable On/Off
  • Practical Maximum Output: 100 mW
  • Speaker: 16 mm diameter round dynamic speaker
  • Microphone Jack: Yes
  • Earphone Jack: Yes
  • Power Supply: One AAA battery
  • Battery Life: Approx. 13 hours
  • Size: 3.7"L x 1.57"W x 0.59"D
  • Weight: 1.90 oz (54.0g) including battery
  • Audio Output: Speaker or earphone output

A Closer Look


  • PC link via "USB Direct" design where recorder actually separates from the battery unit and plugs into the USB port on most PCs for a direct connection
  • 27 hours of recording time in LP mode
  • Records in popular Windows Media Audio (WMA) format
  • USB mass storage class support means the WS-100 can store any file type, in addition to audio
  • Play recordings in Fast and Slow Playback mode (50% faster or 25% slower than real time)
  • Choose between three recording modes: HQ for high quality and LP and SP for extended recording times
  • Store and organize files in 5 folders holding up to 199 files per folder
  • Voice Activation records sound as soon as it's picked up by the built-in microphone for hands-free recording
  • Insert index marks to identify and quick retrieve important sound bites
  • Erase single or entire files
  • Adjustable microphone sensitivity lets you specify the recorder to your needs
  • Up to 13 hours of continuous operation is achieved via 1 x AAA battery for low power consumption

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS Supported:
    - Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
    - XP Professional
    - XP Home Edition
    - Windows ME
  • CPU: Intel Pentium 166MHz or faster
  • RAM: Min. 32MB
  • Sound Board: Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or 100% compatible card
  • Video Card and Display: Min. 800 x 600 pixels, min. 256 colors
  • Removable Drive: Min. 2x CD-ROM
  • USB Port: At least 1 free USB port
  • Manufactured by: Olympus
    Warranty provided by: Olympus
    UPC No: 050332298705
    Mfg Part No: WS100
  • Box Size: ( Length:7, Width:6, Depth:3)
    Shipping Weight: 0.4500 pound(s)
    Dimensional Weight: 1pounds

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