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Sony ICD-BX112 Operating Instructions

Voice recorders: digital voice recorder.
Hide thumbs
"HOLD" will flash, indicating that all the
Setting the clock after
Message List
functions of the buttons are locked.
preparing a power source
 –
(review/fast backward),
+ (cue/fast forward) button
Starting playback
Operation indicator
 Speaker
Set the year.
Batteries are exhausted. Replace the old
Press [–
] or [
+] to set the year.
batteries with new ones.
(headphone) jack
Press [
(folder)/MENU] to select the
Select the last two digits of the year.
IC Recorder
 Operation indicator
folder ( ,
, or
Set the clock; otherwise, you cannot set the
When you press [ PLAY/
Unlocking the buttons
 ERASE button
STOP•ENTER], the cursor moves to the
Press [–
] or [
+] to select the
 VOL (volume) –/+* button
Slide the HOLD switch in the opposite
month section.
flashes at the same time)
Operating Instructions
message you want to play.
The remaining memory capacity of the IC
(repeat) A-B button
direction from that of the arrow so that all
recorder is insufficient. Erase some messages
buttons will be unlocked.
REC/PAUSE button
before recording.
These buttons and the jack have a tactile dot.
FULL ("99" flashes at the same time)
Playback will start soon, and the
Use it as a reference point for operations, or
When the HOLD function is activated during
Selecting a folder
As there are already 99 messages in the
operation indicator will light in green.
to identify each terminal.
recording, all the functions of the buttons are
current folder, you cannot record a new
(When "LED" is set to "OFF" in the
Set the month, day, hour, and
locked to prevent accidental operation. To stop
message. Erase some messages before
menu, the operation indicator does not
recording, cancel the HOLD function first.
minutes in sequence in the same way.
Press [
(folder)/MENU] to select
Press [–
] or [
+] to select
the folder in which you want to record
FULL (folder indicator flashes at the same
the desired figures, and then press
messages ( ,
, or
Even if the HOLD function is activated, you
Press [VOL –/+] to adjust the volume.
As there are already 99 messages in the
can stop the alarm playback by pressing any
There are 5 folders already available
folder to which you want to move a message,
button. (You cannot stop normal playback.)
When any button not intended for use
when you purchase the IC recorder.
you cannot move the message. Erase some
To stop playback
in setting the clock is unintentionally
messages before moving.
If you do not change the folder after you
pressed during clock setting mode, the
Press [
stop recording, the next time you record
clock setting is canceled. Use the menu
Step 2: Preparing a
The selected folder does not have any
you will record in the same folder.
to set the clock.
messages. You cannot move a message or set
Other operations
Power Source
the alarm, etc., because of this.
Starting to record
The following operations are for when
Setting the clock using the
"EASY-S" (Easy Search function) is set to
You set the alarm to play back a message at
Slide and lift the battery compartment lid,
"OFF. "
a date and time previously set on another
insert LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries
Turn the built-in microphone in the
message. Check the setting and set the
with correct polarity, and close the lid.
While the IC recorder is in the stop mode,
To stop at the current position (Playback
stop at the current position (Playback
direction of the source to be recorded.
appropriate date and time.
Pause function)
If the battery compartment lid is
you can set the clock using the menu.
 HOLD switch
Press [ PLAY/STOP•ENTER] or
accidentally detached, attach it as
Press [
REC/PAUSE] in the stop mode.
You set the alarm when the time has already
Press and hold [
(folder)/MENU] to
 Battery compartment
(stop)]. To resume playback from that
passed. Check it and set the appropriate date
The operation indicator lights in red.
enter the menu mode.
point, press [ PLAY/STOP•ENTER]
and time.
 Strap hole (A strap is not supplied.)
(When "LED" is set to "OFF" in the
The menu mode will be displayed.
menu, the operation indicator does not
LOCK ( flashes at the same time)
Display window
To go back to the beginning of the current
© 2011 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
For all other batteries, please view the section on how
You selected a message that has been locked.
Press [–
] or [
+] to select
to remove the battery from the product safely. Hand
You cannot move it, erase it, add a new
The new message will be automatically
the battery over to the applicable collection point for
message to it, add an overwritten message to
Press [–
] once*.
"SET DATE, " and then press
recorded after the last recorded message.
the recycling of waste batteries.
it, or divide it. Set "LOCK" to "OFF" in the
To go back to previous messages
For more detailed information about recycling of this
menu before editing the message.
Press [–
] repeatedly. (During stop
product or battery, please contact your local Civic
Office, your household waste disposal service or the
mode, keep the button pressed to go back
Press [–
] or [
+] to set
When "REC-OP" is set to "ON, " the new
shop where you purchased the product.
You cannot add a recording or overwrite a
the year, month, day, hour, and
message overwrites a previously recorded
the messages continuously.)
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect
recording because "REC-OP" is set to "OFF. "
message. "REC-OP" is set to "OFF" in the
Notice for the customers: the
minute in sequence, and then press
To skip to the next message
Set it to "ON. "
initial settings.
Dispose of used batteries according to the
following information is only
Press [
+] once*.
Messages recorded or alarm settings are not
applicable to equipment sold
To skip to the succeeding messages
To stop recording
erased even when you replace the batteries.
ERR 01 – ERR 06
Notice for the customers in Canada
in the countries applying EU
Press [
(stop)] to exit the menu mode.
Press [
+] repeatedly. (During stop
When replacing the batteries, the clock
A system error other than the above has
Press [
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
continues moving for a certain period of
mode, keep the button pressed to skip the
occurred. Remove the batteries and re-insert
Canadian ICES-003.
 Folder indicator
time after you remove the batteries.
messages continuously.)
The manufacturer of this product is Sony
The IC recorder stops at the beginning of
Press [
(folder)/MENU] to return to the
Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo,
Even if you do not use the IC recorder,
Displays the folder ( ,
, or
the current recording.
108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for
previous operation.
the batteries are consumed slightly. The
The HOLD function is activated. Slide the
) you have selected.
EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH,
Searching forward/backward
battery life in this case varies depending
HOLD switch in the direction opposite
Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
 Microphone sensitivity
during playback (Cue/Review)
on humidity or other environmental
For any service or guarantee matters please refer to
that of the arrow. For details on the HOLD
Other operations
You can set the time display for the clock to
conditions. Usually, the batteries last about
Displays the microphone sensitivity.
function, see "Preventing Accidental
the addresses given in separate service or guarantee
"12H" (12-hour display) or "24H" (24-hour
To pause recording*
2 months. If you do not intend to use the IC
Operation (HOLD). "
For details about the settings, see
display) in the "HOUR" menu. When "12H"
To search forward (Cue):
recorder for an extended period of time, it is
Press [
REC/PAUSE]. During recording
"Menu settings" on the reverse side of
(12-hour display) is set, "AM" or "PM"
Press and hold [
+] during playback and
recommended that you turn the power off or
pause, the operation indicator flashes in
appears in the display window.
this paper.
remove the batteries.
release it at the point you wish to resume
red and "PAUSE" flashes in the display
If you do not press [ PLAY/
 Alarm indicator
System Limitations
STOP•ENTER] within 1 minute of entering
Appears when the alarm is set for a
To release pause and resume recording
The following FCC statement applies only to the
the clock setting data, the clock setting mode
Do not use manganese batteries for this IC
To search backward (Review):
version of this model manufactured for sale in the
is canceled and the window will return to the
Press [
REC/PAUSE] again. Recording
Press and hold [–
] during playback and
USA. Other versions may not comply with FCC
There are some system limitations of the IC
stop mode display.
 Repeat play indicator
When replacing the batteries, be sure to
resumes from that point. (To stop
release it at the point you wish to resume
technical regulations.
recorder. Items as mentioned below are not
replace both batteries with new ones.
Appears when a message is played back
recording after pausing recording, press
malfunctions of the IC recorder.
Before taking the IC recorder for repair,
The IC recorder searches at slow speed with
This equipment has been tested and found to
check the following sections. Should any
You cannot record messages up to the
To review the current recording instantly
 Selected message number
When to replace the batteries
playback sound first. This is useful to check
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
maximum recording time.
Using AVLS (For European
problem persist after you have made these
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
one word forward or back. Then, if you
If you record messages in a mixture of
 REC DATE (recorded date) indicator
model only)
are designed to provide reasonable protection against
checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
The battery indicator in the display window
Recording stops and playback starts
SHQ, HQ, SP and LP modes, the recordable
press and hold the button, the IC recorder
The recorded date or time is displayed
harmful interference in a residential installation.
Please note that recorded messages may be
time varies from the maximum SHQ mode
shows the battery condition.
from the beginning of the message just
starts to search at higher speed.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
with the REC DATE indicator.
Maintaining the
erased during service or repair work.
recording time to the maximum LP mode
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
Battery remain indication
recording time.
 REMAIN indicator
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
To review during recording
moderate volume
Display does not disappear.
The sum of the number on the counter
: Replace the current batteries with
interference to radio communications.
When the IC recorder is in the
Display appears blurred.
Press and hold [–
] during recording
However, there is no guarantee that interference
(elapsed recording time) and the remaining
new ones.
level (AVLS)
Remove the protective film on the display
recording or stop mode, the remaining
or recording pause. Recording stops and
will not occur in a particular installation. If this
recording time may be less than the IC
window before you use the IC recorder.
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
recorder's maximum recording time.
recording time is displayed with the
: "LO BATT" flashes and the IC
you can search backwards while listening
or television reception, which can be determined
The IC recorder does not operate.
REMAIN indicator, or when the IC
to fast playback sound. After you release
recorder will stop operation.
The AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter
You cannot specify the finishing point B.
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
The batteries have been inserted with
recorder is in the playback mode,
], playback starts from that point.
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one
You cannot specify the finishing point B
System) function allows you to listen to the
incorrect polarity.
Once a recording has been erased, you
or more of the following measures:
before the starting point A has been set.
the remaining time of the current
sound at a moderate volume level when
1 hour after you pause recording, recording
The batteries are weak.
cannot retrieve it.
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
message is displayed with the REMAIN
pause is automatically released and the IC
using headphones (not supplied). The
When you set A-B repeat playback, the set
If the message you want to erase is locked in
Increase the separation between the equipment and
Step 3: Turning the IC
recorder enters the stop mode.
No sound comes from the speaker.
positions move a little.
AVLS function limits the maximum volume
the menu, you cannot erase the message.
The volume is turned down completely.
Depending on the messages, the set
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
 Remaining memory indicator
Recorder On
to prevent auditory issues or distraction
Headphones are plugged in.
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
positions may move.
and to maintain a moderate volume level.
Displays the remaining memory and
Messages recorded using this IC recorder
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
Selecting a message and
Sound comes from the speaker even when
decreases one by one during recording.
will be recorded as MP3 files.
technician for help.
erasing it
the headphones are plugged in.
You can record up to 99 messages in each
When the "AVLS" is set to "ON" in the
 Battery indicator
If you plug in the headphones not securely
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications
menu, and you try to adjust the volume to a
not expressly approved in this manual could void
during playback, the sound may come from
Displays the remaining battery power.
Getting Started
Before you start recording, we recommend
level that exceeds the AVLS-specified level,
your authority to operate this equipment.
the speaker. Unplug the headphones, and
Select the message you want to erase
 Recording mode indicator
you make a trial recording first, or monitor
then insert them securely.
"AVLS" indicator lights. You cannot adjust
when the IC recorder is in the stop or
the recording.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Displays the recording mode set using
Step 1: Checking the
the volume to a level that exceeds the limit.
Recording is interrupted.
playback mode.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
If the recorded sound is too loud and
the menu when the IC recorder is in
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference,
The VOR function is activated. Set "VOR" to
Contents of the
distorted, set the microphone sensitivity
the stop mode, and displays the current
and (2) this device must accept any interference
"OFF" in the menu. For details, see "Menu
(Low). On the other hand, if
Press [ERASE] while you are playing
Slide the HOLD switch in the opposite
received, including interference that may cause
recording mode when the IC recorder
settings" on the reverse side of this paper.
the recorded sound is too little, set the
back the message you want to erase, or
undesired operation.
direction from that of the arrow. The IC
is in the playback mode.
microphone sensitivity to
Noise is heard.
press and hold [ERASE] during the stop
recorder turns on, and "ACCESS" flashes.
For the customers in Europe
For details about the settings, see
Plug of the connected microphone was dirty
IC Recorder (1)
"Menu settings" on the reverse side of
when recording. Clean the plug.
To turn the power off
To prevent possible hearing damage,
While the operation indicator is flashing in
A beep will sound and the message
(headphones) plug is dirty. Clean
this paper.
do not listen at high volume levels
LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries (2)
When you are not using the IC recorder,
orange, do not remove the batteries. Doing
the plug.
number and "ERASE" will flash.
for long periods.
(recording) indicator
so may damage the data.
you can prevent the batteries from getting
When "BEEP" in the menu is set to
You cannot divide a message.
Stereo headphones* (1)
When "AVLS" is set to "OFF"
Appears while the IC recorder is
Before making a recording, be sure to check
weak quickly by turning the power off.
You need a certain amount of free space in
"OFF, " no beep sound will be heard.
To disable the AVLS function, do the
the battery indicator.
Carrying pouch* (1)
the memory to divide a message.
If the IC recorder is accidentally rubbed or
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
 N-CUT (noise cut) indicator
Slide the HOLD switch in the direction of
HOLD switch in the direction of
If 99 messages have been recorded in a
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or
Stereo microphone with shirt-clip*
scratched with an object, such as your finger,
folder, you cannot divide a message in that
Appears when "N-CUT" is set to "ON"
the arrow in the stop mode. "OFF" flashes.
the like for a long time.
etc., during recording, noise is recorded. Try
Press and hold [
folder. Erase some of the messages.
The IC recorder turns off within a few
in the menu.
to avoid touching the IC recorder until the
Disposal of Old Electrical &
You cannot divide a message at the very
to enter the menu mode. Press [–
Operating Instructions
 Lock indicator
recording ends.
beginning (0.5 seconds from the beginning)
Electronic Equipment (Applicable
or [
+] to select "AVLS, " and press
Keep the IC recorder away from an AC
or at the very end (0.5 seconds prior to the
Appears when "LOCK" is set to "ON"
in the European Union and other
power source, a fluorescent lamp or a mobile
end) of the message.
* The stereo headphones, carrying pouch
in the menu.
When you are not going to use the IC
European countries with separate
phone during recording or playback.
If you divide a message frequently, the unit
and stereo microphone with shirt-clip are
 EASY-S (easy search) indicator
recorder for a long time, we recommend to
collection systems)
Press [–
] or [
+] to select "OFF, "
may become unable to divide the message
supplied with some models in specified
turn off the IC recorder.
Remaining memory indication
Appears when the "EASY-S" is set to
and press [ PLAY/STOP•ENTER].
regions only.
This symbol on the product or on its
Press [ERASE] again.
When 10 minutes have passed after you
You selected a message that has been locked.
During recording, the remaining memory
packaging indicates that this product
"ON" in the menu.
"AVLS" and "OFF" will flash with a
have turned on the IC recorder and leave it
"ERASE" appears in the display window
Set "LOCK" to "OFF" in the menu before
shall not be treated as household
You are cautioned that any changes or
indicator decreases one by one.
 DPC (Digital Pitch Control) indicator
without doing anything, the display goes off
beeping sound.
waste. Instead it shall be handed over
dividing the message.
and the selected message will be erased.
modifications not expressly approved in
automatically. (Press any button to show the
to the applicable collection point
Appears when the "DPC" is set to "ON"
this manual could void your authority to
When a message is erased, the
Playback speed is too fast or too slow.
The memory is
for the recycling of electrical and
in the menu.
operate this equipment.
nearly full.
remaining messages will advance and
electronic equipment. By ensuring
The playback speed is adjusted in DPC.
 Total number of messages in the folder/
this product is disposed of correctly,
Adjust the speed in DPC again in the menu.
be renumbered so that there will be no
you will help prevent potential negative consequences
For details, see "Menu settings" on the
DPC setting
space between messages.
for the environment and human health, which could
reverse side of this paper.
Index to parts and controls
Step 4: Setting the
otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling
 Elapsed time/Remaining
When the remaining time of recording
"--:--" is displayed.
of this product. The recycling of materials will help
To cancel erasing
time/Recorded date or time
reaches 10 minutes, the last one of the
to conserve natural resources. For more detailed
You have not set the clock.
information about recycling of this product, please
indication flashes.
Press [
(stop)] before step 3 of
"--Y--M--D" or "--:--" is displayed on the
contact your local Civic Office, your household waste
If the remaining recording time display
disposal service or the shop where you purchased
REC DATE display.
Remove the protective film on the display
"Selecting a message and erasing it. "
mode is selected, the remaining recording
the product.
The date of recording will not be displayed
window before you use the IC recorder.
Press [
(stop)] to exit the menu mode.
if you recorded the message when the clock
time display will also flash when the
Preventing Accidental
You need to set the clock to use the alarm
Disposal of waste batteries
To erase a part of one message
was not set. For details, see "Menu settings"
remaining time reaches 1 minute. The
function or record the date and time.
(applicable in the European Union
on the reverse side of this paper.
Operation (HOLD)
display will be changed automatically to the
Divide the message into two messages first,
To enable the AVLS function again, please
Clock setting display appears when you
and other European countries with
The clock setting is reset.
select "ON" in step 2.
remaining time display.
and then proceed with the same steps from
insert batteries for the first time, or when
separate collection systems)
The clock setting will be reset within about
the beginning.
If you play back messages with using
When the memory is full, recording
Locking the buttons
you insert batteries after the IC recorder
This symbol on the battery or on the
1 minute. When you replace the batteries,
automatically stops and
and "FULL"
headphones (not supplied) at a volume
packaging indicates that the battery
please provide new batteries quickly.
has been without batteries for a certain
that exceeds the AVLS-specified level for
will flash in the display window for about 3
provided with this product shall not
period of time, the year section flashes in
There are fewer menu items displayed in
be treated as household waste.
specified period of time, "AVLS" and "ON"
seconds. To continue recording, erase some
the display window.
the menu mode.
On certain batteries this symbol
of the messages first.
will be displayed and the "AVLS" in the
might be used in combination with a
The menu items displayed are different
chemical symbol. The chemical symbols for mercury
depending on the operation modes (stop
menu is automatically set to "ON. "
(Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery contains
mode, playback mode and recording mode).
more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead.
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of
The IC recorder does not operate
When using the built-in speaker or
correctly, you will help prevent potentially negative
recording a message, the AVLS function
consequences for the environment and human health
Take out the batteries and insert them again.
Slide the HOLD switch in the direction
HOLD switch in the direction
does not work.
which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate
 Built-in microphone
of the arrow in the recording or playback
When the IC recorder is turned off, the IC
waste handling of the battery. The recycling of the
You cannot erase a message.
materials will help to conserve natural resources.
(microphone) jack*
mode. When the HOLD function is
recorder is set to a moderate volume level
You selected a message that has been locked.
In case of products that for safety, performance
Set "LOCK" to "OFF" in the menu before
activated, the yellow marking appears
 Display window
or data integrity reasons require a permanent
erasing the message.
beside the switch.
connection with an incorporated battery, this battery
(folder)/MENU button
should be replaced by qualified service staff only.
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly,
 DIVIDE button
hand over the product at end-of-life to the applicable
(stop) button
collection point for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.

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  • Page 1

    HOLD 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for NOT APPLICABLE IN CANADA, The HOLD function is activated. Slide the EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH,  HOLD switch in the direction opposite INCLUDING IN THE PROVINCE OF Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.

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    Available capacity is approximately 1.79 GB (1,924,136,960 bytes). The battery life is measured in testing using methods proprietary to Sony, and with the Frequency range initial settings for the IC recorder. However, SHQ: 75 Hz - 20,000 Hz ...

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  • Jim Jun 09, 2014 07:03:
    when I try to record,eve​ry channel says that it is full. Why?
    Thank You