Contents Precautions …………………………… 8 Before using the unit ……………9 Checking the accessories …………… 9 Controls ………………………………… 10 Main unit …………………………………… 10 LCD display ………………………………… 11 About the screens ………………………… 12 Using the USB terminal …………………… 13 About ﬁles/folders ……………………… 14 Folders for recording ………………………...
Editing ………………………… 56 Setting or erasing an index mark …… 56 Setting an index mark ……………………… 56 Erasing index marks ……………………… 57 Dividing a ﬁle…………………………… 59 Using the playlists (in MUSIC folder only) ………………………………………… 62 Registering a ﬁle or folder in a playlist (MYLIST) ……………………………………...
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Also, actual speciﬁcations are subject to change without prior notice and therefore may differ from the contents of this manual. Sanyo cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modiﬁcations to the device, or data that is lost or destroyed.
The symbols manual. • SANYO takes no responsibility for recording failure due to power cuts or damage to the unit. • To avoid potential risk of data loss caused by accidental operation or malfunction of the unit, we recommend that you save a backup copy of your recorded messages on a PC, etc.
Before using the unit Checking the accessories Make sure the packing box contains the following items. Sound recorder *1 4-pin stereo earphones such as those with remote control cannot be used with the unit. Stereo Earphones* USB extension cable AAA alkaline battery This manual...
LCD display Basic screen It is not possible to display all screens at once. microSD card Bit rate (during MP3 recording/ playback or WMA playback) Sampling frequency (during PCM recording/playback) Battery indicator Battery setting A: Alkaline e: eneloop File type (MP3/WMA/PCM) Folder name SD indicator Information display...
About the screens Basic screen This screen appears when you turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) MP3 128 k REC REMAIN TIME FLAT This screen appears when you press the MENU/PLAY LIST button while on the basic screen. You can use this screen to change the recording mode, set date &...
Using the USB terminal Slide out the USB terminal from the unit when connecting to your PC or a USB AC adapter. To slide out the USB terminal Slide the USB terminal slide switch in the direction of the arrow to open the USB terminal cover.
About ﬁles/folders Folders for recording In terms of folders used for recording, the unit provides the MIC folders (A to D) for storing recordings made via the built-in microphone, as well as the LINE folder for storing line-in recordings made via external devices. The internal MIC_A（MIC_A_SD）...
• The unit does not display ﬁle number and folder type. However, you can connect the unit to your PC and check this information from your PC. • If you use your PC to change the name of a ﬁle recorded on this unit, the ﬁle can no longer be played from its original folder (MIC_A to MIC_D or LINE folder).
• If you transfer a folder of ﬁles from your PC to the MUSIC folder, the basic screen shows only FILE 0/0, giving you the impression that there is no ﬁle. Also, because MYLIST1 to MYLIST5 appear ﬁrst on the list screen, press the VOL (+/–) button to make sure the folder is copied.
Selecting a folder Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Press the FOLDER/INDEX button. Use the VOL (+/–) or select a desired folder. A to D: Folders containing ﬁles recorded from the built-in microphone L: Folder containing ﬁles created from line-in recording.
Using the list screen The list screen displays folders and ﬁles in a tree format. You can use this screen to quickly select a folder or ﬁle. Displaying a list From the basic screen, pressing the LIST button displays the list screen. By default, the list screen displays the ﬁle selected from the basic screen.
Using the list screen To select a ﬁle or folder, you can just use the VOL (+/–) and the Functions of buttons during list display Move the highlight up. – Move the highlight down. Move back up one level. Open the selected folder. Start playing the selected ﬁle.
Switching between the internal memory and a microSD card If a microSD card is inserted in the unit and you want to use the microSD card for recording, playback, or erasing ﬁles, you can switch from the internal memory to the microSD card. Inserting/removing a microSD card (page 25) Turn on the power.
“eneloop”. If you want to use the alkaline battery, change the “BATTERY SETTING” setting to “ALKALINE”. • When you use a rechargeable nickel hydride battery such as SANYO’s eneloop battery, note that the battery duration is about 30% shorter than the alkaline battery.
Turning on/off the power Turning on the power Slide the POWER/HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow. • When the power turns on, “HELLO” appears on the screen. Then, the resume function operates to display the last ﬁle selected before the power was turned off last time.
Remaining battery power You can check the remaining battery power from the screen. When appears, replace as soon as possible with a new battery. • When the battery is low, “LOW BATTERY PLEASE CHANGE THE BATTERY” appears and then the screen goes off. •...
Preventing accidentally pressing a button (hold function) When you put the unit in a bag or pocket, any movement may accidentally result in a button or switch being pressed and battery being consumed. To prevent this problem, we recommend that you turn on the hold function before putting the unit in a bag or pocket. Slide the POWER/HOLD switch to the HOLD position.
Inserting/removing a microSD card In addition to the internal memory, you can also use a microSD card, as follows: Turn off the power. Turning off the power (page 22) Open the microSD card slot cover. To insert a microSD card Insert a microSD card (sold separately) straight into the microSD card slot, following the direction indicated in the...
To remove the microSD card Slightly press the microSD card. The microSD card comes out slightly. Gently remove the card. Close the microSD card slot cover. microSD cards that can be used on the unit The unit can use 512MB to 2GB microSD cards, as well as 4GB and 8GB microSDHC cards (as of October, 2009).
Handling a microSD card • Format a microSD card before using it on the unit. Be sure to always use the unit to format the card. You may not be able to use microSD cards formatted using your PC or other devices. Formatting the internal memory or a microSD card (page 79) •...
Setting the calendar (date & time) Once you set the calendar correctly, the correct recording date & time information is stored in each ﬁle (timestamp function). Also, because each ﬁle name makes use of the recording date & time information, we recommend that you set the calendar correctly. The following procedure describes how to set the calendar to “2009.SEP.20 24H 18:30”.
Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “DATE & TIME”. Press the /OK button. Set the calendar’s date and time. Press the month, day, 24H/12H (AM/PM), time, and minute to change. Press the VOL (+/–) button to change the value. Press the /OK button.
Display Switching information display From the basic screen, pressing the STOP/BACK button repeatedly changes the display, in the following order (using MIC_A FOLDER as an example). Display Display order information Remaining recording time Current date & time Total playing time File name Recording date &...
Recording Information you want to know before recording About wind noise The unit comes with a high performance built-in microphone. Therefore, if wind or your own breath hits the microphone directly, the wind or breathing noise is also recorded. In this case, we recommend that you set the “LOW CUT FILTER” setting ( “ON”, and then start recording.
About the external recording mode (external input/microphone) For external input, you can use the LINE/MIC switch on the unit to set to LINE or MIC. To use an external microphone Slide the LINE/MIC switch to MIC. The external recording mode is set to MIC and the screen displays “MIC”.
Using the scene select function The unit provides a number of recording scenes to handle various recording environments. Each recording scene is a combination of recording settings. You can select a scene to suit your particular recording environment. Selecting a recording scene The unit provides the following four preset recording scenes: INTERVIEW, MEETING, LECTURE, and MUSIC.
Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Press the SCENE/A-B button. • When shipped, the unit’s recording scene is set to “OFF”. Press the desired recording scene. • After you select a recording scene, you can press the MENU/PLAY LIST button to check the recording settings for this scene.
Recording This section describes how to use the built-in microphone for recording. If the “SCENE SELECT” setting is set to “MUSIC” or the “MIC ALC” setting is “OFF”, you can manually adjust the recording level according to the content of recording or the sound level. Turn on the power.
Adjust the recording level (only if the “SCENE SELECT” setting is set to “MUSIC” or the “MIC ALC” setting is “OFF”). Use the following procedure to adjust the recording level. Press the REC button. The recording standby screen appears. • In this state, recording has not started. •...
• In the range where the recording LED does not light up, try as much as possible to increase the recording level (level meter extending to the right) by pressing the button. • If the recording LED lights, press the button to slightly lower the recording level until the recording LED goes off.
Press the REC button. The recording LED lights and recording starts. • During recording, do not touch or move the unit; otherwise any contact sound will be recorded. • During recording, you can press the REC button to pause, and then press it again to resume recording.
Switching between the built-in microphone and external microphone If you connect an external stereo microphone to the external input (line)/microphone socket for recording, depending on the “MIC MODE” setting in the menu, the recording format (stereo/mono) will change. Also, while recording with the external stereo microphone, if you disconnect the microphone from the unit, the “MIC MODE”...
Setting recording EQ With the recording EQ function, you can record using your desired sound quality, such as by emphasizing the bass range or middle range. • Recording EQ can be set for microphone recording (using folders A to D). •...
Selecting a preset recording EQ mode Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Change the “MIC ALC” setting to “OFF” or the “SCENE SELECT” setting to “MUSIC”. Changing the “MIC ALC” setting (page 89) Select a folder for recording. Selecting a folder (page 17) •...
Press the recording EQ mode, and then press the /OK button. The selected recording EQ is set and the recording menu screen returns. You can select one of the seven preset recording EQ modes, or the user-deﬁned USER mode to create your own favorite recording EQ mode.
Press the VOL (–) button. Press the frequency band you want to change. • The following frequency bands are available: 150Hz, 500Hz, 1kHz, 4kHz, and 12kHz. Press the VOL (+/–) button to change the level of the selected frequency band. You can change the level from -12dB to 12dB (25 increments), with each increment being 1dB.
Press the /OK button. Press the MENU/PLAY LIST button. • During the operation, if you press the STOP/BACK button twice, the recording standby screen returns. • The USER mode you just set up is not lost when you turn off the power, or when you turn off the power and replace the battery power.
Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Slide the LINE/MIC switch to LINE. Changing the recording mode (page 87) Start playing the external sound source, and press the REC button on the unit to start recording. • The recording will be stored in the LINE (L) folder.
Playback Playing a ﬁle Use the following procedure to play a ﬁle recorded on the unit. Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Press the LIST button. Press the FOLDER/INDEX button to select the folder containing the ﬁle you want to play.
Press the VOL (+/–) button to select a ﬁle to play. Press the /OK button. The basic screen returns and the ﬁle plays. Press the STOP/BACK button Playback stops and the basic screen returns. MIC_A MIC_A 090820_1200.MP 090820_1200.MP 090321_1330.MP 090321_1330.MP 090404_1020.MP 090404_1020.MP 128 k...
Screen display during playback During playback, the screen on the LCD display changes, depending on the folder to play. It is not possible to display all screens at once. MIC_A to D (A to D), LINE (L) folders SD indicator* Folder name Total playing time Sound EQ mode...
To fast forward During playback, pressing the fast forward starts, it will continue even if you remove your ﬁnger from the button. If you want to return to the normal playback speed, press the To rewind During playback, pressing the starts, it will continue even if you remove your ﬁnger from the button.
To skip forward or backward by speciﬁed time interval If the “TIME SKIP” setting has been set to a time interval, during playback, pressing the button skips forward or backward by the speciﬁed time interval only. Setting time skip (page 98) •...
Changing the playback speed When learning a language or musical instrument, you may want to slow down the playback speed. On the other hand, you may want to speed up the slow sections of a meeting. The unit allows you to adjust the playback speed as needed. The audio is digitally adjusted and is done automatically, and the musical interval does not change when you listen to it.
Performing A-B repeat playback (segment repeat playback) During playback, you can specify a segment of the ﬁle (point A to point B) and then play that segment continuously. Play the ﬁle you want to perform A-B repeat playback. Playing a ﬁle (page 47) Press the SCENE/A-B button at the position you want to start the segment.
Performing phrase playback During playback, this function enables you to rewind by only the speciﬁed number of seconds. This is useful when you are listening to short phrases of music or just missed an important audio portion. During playback, press the The unit rewinds by the speciﬁed number of seconds and plays again.
Performing time search for playback You can specify a position in a ﬁle for playback, using time. Turn on the power (or during playback), and then press the MENU/PLAY LIST button. Use the VOL (+/–) button to select “PLAY MENU”, and then press the Use the VOL (+/–) button to select “TIME SEARCH”, and then press then /OK button.
Playing the MUSIC folder ﬁles The MUSIC (M) folder stores MP3 and WMA ﬁles transferred from your PC, as well as WAV ﬁle recorded on the unit. You can create sub folders within the MUSIC (M) folder to store and play ﬁles.
Editing Setting or erasing an index mark When you set an index mark at a desired position in a ﬁle, you can quickly skip to that position during playback. To skip to the next or previous index mark (page 49) Setting an index mark •...
Erasing index marks Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Select the folder containing the desired ﬁle for erasing index marks. Selecting a folder (page 17) Press the desired ﬁle. Press the ERASE button. Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “INDEX”, and then press the button.
Press the • If you want to cancel the operation, select “NO”. Press the /OK button. • Erasing index marks from a ﬁle does not erase the audio part of the ﬁle. • This function erases all index marks in a ﬁle. This means you cannot choose to erase just one index mark in the ﬁle.
Dividing a ﬁle You can use this function to divide a ﬁle into two, thus allowing you to get rid of unneeded parts or extract only those that are needed. • Files stored in the MUSIC (M) folder and RECYCLE ( ) folder cannot be divided. •...
Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “DIVIDE”, and then press the button. Press the • If you do not want to divide the ﬁle, select “NO” instead. Press the /OK button. • While the ﬁle is being divided, the recording LED ﬂashes.
How the ﬁle division function works and how ﬁle names are determined Example: Dividing the 001A_090820_1200.MP3 ﬁle Before file is divided After file is divided 001A_090820_1200.MP3 When you divide the ﬁle 001A_090820_1200.MP3, a new ﬁle 002A_090820_1200.MP3 is created. However, if a ﬁle with the same ﬁle number already exists in the folder, this ﬁle will give up its number to the new ﬁle created;...
Using the playlists (in MUSIC folder only) The unit provides ﬁve playlist ﬁles in the MUSIC (M) folder by default. You can edit the playlist ﬁles (MYLIST1.M3U to MYLIST5.M3U). This allows you to play your favorite songs in the MUSIC (M) folder in the desired order. •...
Changing the play order of ﬁles in a playlist Use the following procedure to change the play order of ﬁles in a playlist. Press the FOLDER/INDEX button, and then use the VOL (+/–) button or button to select one from “P1” to “P5”.
De-registering a ﬁle from a playlist (MYLIST) Use the following procedure to de-register a ﬁle from a playlist. • De-registering a ﬁle from a playlist does not erase the actual ﬁle. Press the FOLDER/INDEX button, and then use the VOL (+/–) button or button to select one from “P1”...
De-registering all ﬁles from a playlist (MYLIST) Use the following procedure to de-register all ﬁles from a playlist. • De-registering a ﬁle from a playlist does not erase the actual ﬁle. Press the FOLDER/INDEX button, and then use the VOL (+/–) button or button to select one from “P1”...
Using the timer Setting up the timer You can set the timer to record, play ﬁle, or activate the beep sound at a designated time. The procedures to set timer recording and timer playback are slightly different. Remaining battery power (page 23) Setting the calendar (date &...
Timer on/off Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “ON” or “OFF”. OFF: Turn off timer. ON: Turn on timer. Press the /OK button. Repeat timer Press the VOL (+/–) button to select how often to repeat the timer: “ONCE”, “DAILY”, or “SELECT”.
Timer start time Press the minute for the start time. Press the VOL (+/–) button to change the value. • AM12:00 is midnight and PM12:00 is noon. Press the /OK button. Timer end time Press the minute for the end time. Press the VOL (+/–) button to change the value.
What to play (only when timer operation is set to “PLAY”) Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “BEEP” or “FILE”. BEEP: Activate beep sound. FILE: Play the selected ﬁle. • If you select “FILE”, the list screen ( appears so that you can select a ﬁle (excluding ﬁles in playlists) to play.
Completing timer setup Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “OK”. Press the /OK button. • Timer is set up and the “COMMON MENU” screen returns. Press the MENU/PLAY LIST button. • The basic screen returns. If the timer is turned on, appears on the screen.
Erasing ﬁles About the recycle bin function If you turn on the recycle bin function, when you erase a ﬁle on the unit, it goes into the RECYCLE ( ) folder. Therefore, you can still recover the ﬁle from the RECYCLE ( ) folder later.
About the RECYCLE folder display when the recycle bin function is turned on When there is no ﬁle MP3 128 k NO DATA FLAT About name of ﬁle when moved to the RECYCLE folder When a ﬁle is moved to the RECYCLE folder, its name is changed automatically. Example: A ﬁle 001A_090320_1200.MP3 in folder MIC_A is moved to the RECYCLE folder.
Recovering a ﬁle from the RECYCLE folder Select the RECYCLE ( ) folder. Selecting a folder (page 17) Press the you want to recover, and then press the ERASE button. The “RECYCLE BIN” menu appears. • You can press the stored in the RECYCLE folder.
• When a ﬁle is recovered from the RECYCLE folder, its ﬁle name changes and it is placed at the end of the folder. • In step , if “* FOLDER FULL CANNOT RETURN” appears, this indicates that the number of ﬁles in the original folder has reached its limit.
Erasing a ﬁle You can select a ﬁle in a folder and then erase it. • If the recycle bin function is turned off ( longer be recovered. Therefore, before erasing a ﬁle, always check the content of the ﬁle to make sure you really do not need it any more.
Press the ERASE button. Press the • If you want to cancel the operation, select “NO”. Press the /OK button. If the recycle bin function is turned on “ERASING” is displayed, and then followed by “FILE WAS MOVED TO RECYCLE BIN”. The ﬁle is moved to the RECYCLE folder.
Erasing all ﬁles in a folder You can use the following procedure to erase all ﬁles in a folder. • If the recycle bin function is turned off ( longer be recovered. Therefore, before erasing a ﬁle, always check the content of the ﬁle to make sure you really do not need it any more.
Press the • If you want to cancel the operation, select “NO”. Press the /OK button. If the recycle bin function is turned on “ERASING” is displayed, and then followed by “FILE WAS MOVED TO RECYCLE BIN”. The ﬁles are moved to the RECYCLE folder. Pressing the basic screen.
Formatting the internal memory or a microSD card When you format the internal memory or a microSD card, even if the recycle bin function is turned on, all ﬁles in the internal memory or on the microSD card are completely erased and can no longer be recovered. Therefore, before formatting, always check the contents of ﬁles in the internal memory or on the microSD card to make sure you really do not need them any more.
Press the and then press the • If you do not want to format, select “NO” and then press the • While formatting is in progress, you cannot cancel the operation. • While formatting is in progress, do not remove the microSD card or the battery.
About the menus How to use the menus From the menu screen, you can change the settings of the unit and also use functions of the unit. This section describes the basics in using the menus. Example: Changing the recording mode Turn on the power, and press the MENU/ PLAY LIST button.
Menu list Menus available when the unit stops From the basic screen, while the unit stops, pressing the MENU/PLAY LIST button displays the following menus. 【Menu】 REC MENU 【Setting】 REC MODE PCM: 44.1kHz MP3: 320/192/128/64/32kbps MIC SENS. HIGH/LOW MIC ALC OFF/ON STEREO/STEREO WIDE/ZOOM MIC MODE...
【Menu】 TIME SEARCH REPEAT PLAY MENU PHRASE PLAY TIME SKIP SOUND EQ EDIT MENU DIVIDE BEEP SOUND COMMON MENU REC LED DATE & TIME *1 You can adjust the sound volume only when the "BEEP SOUND" setting is "ON" . *2 When shipped, the unit is set to "2009.OCT.01 24H 00:00".
【Menu】 COMMON MENU 【Setting】 TIMER & ALARM SETTING: OFF / ON REPEAT: ONCE / DAILY / SELECT START: AM12:00 END: AM12:00 REC/PLAY: REC / PLAY MODE: (MP3) 32/64/128/192/320kbps REC TO: MIC_A ~ D/MIC_A_SD ~ D_SD PLAY: BEEP / FILE BATTERY SETTING eneloop / ALKALINE AUTO POWER OFF OFF (0) ~ 15min...
Playback menu During playback, you can press the MENU/PLAY LIST button to access the following settings. 【Press button】 MENU/PLAY LIST button Erase menu While the unit stops, you can press the ERASE button to access the following settings. 【Press button】 ERASE button RECYCLE folder menu While in the RECYCLE folder, you can press the ERASE button to access the following...
Playlist editing menu During display of playlist (MYLIST), you can press the MENU/PLAY LIST button to access the following settings. 【Press button】 MENU/PLAY LIST button Recording scene editing menu From the recording scene screen, you can press the MENU/PLAY LIST button to access the following settings.
Using the recording menu (REC MENU) Changing the recording mode You can change the sound quality for microphone recording or line-in recording. This allows you to provide the best sound quality for the particular purpose. Turn on the power. From the basic screen, press the MENU/ PLAY LIST button.
Changing the microphone sensitivity You can change the microphone sensitivity according to the recording situation. Change the microphone sensitivity if you ﬁnd recorded sound too small or too large. Turn on the power. From the basic screen, press the MENU/ PLAY LIST button.
Changing the “MIC ALC” setting MIC ALC refers to Microphone Auto Level Control. When recording meetings and talks, turn on the “MIC ALC” setting. When recording musical instruments or sound from the nature where you want to manually adjust the recording level, turn off this setting. “MIC ALC”...
Changing the microphone mode The unit comes with built-in omnidirectional stereo microphone and zoom microphone that you can choose according to the recording scene. Microphone type Omnidirectional microphone Omnidirectional microphone Stereo wide function Feature Enable well-balanced recording by picking up sound from all directions Usage •...
Setting the low cut ﬁlter The low cut ﬁlter reduces low frequency sound to enable you to obtain clear recording. This is helpful when you want to ﬁlter out unwanted sound, such as air conditioning, when recording a meeting. Turn on the power, and press the MENU/PLAY LIST button.
Using the auto divide function When you are performing line-in recording from a CD player, MD player, or another external device, you can use the auto divide function to automatically divide recorded input into ﬁles. If this function is turned on, when the unit detects a silence exceeding two seconds, it pauses recording and interprets the silence as the break between two sound tracks.
OFF: Do not use the self timer function. 5sec: Recording starts 5 seconds after you press the REC button. 10sec: Recording starts 10 seconds after you press the REC button. 30sec: Recording starts 30 seconds after you press the REC button. Press the MENU/PLAY LIST button to exit the menu.
Using the VAS function If the “VAS” (Voice Activated System) setting is “ON” and the unit is ready for recording, recording starts automatically when the unit detects sound. When the sound drops below a certain level, recording automatically pauses (recording standby). •...
From the basic screen, press the REC button. When the unit detects sound, it starts recording automatically. When it cannot detect sound, it pauses (recording standby); the elapsed time and the VAS indicator ﬂash. • Pressing the STOP/BACK button stops recording.
Using the playback menu (PLAY MENU) Changing the “REPEAT” setting You can play ﬁles repeatedly (repeat playback). This means you can just play a ﬁle repeatedly, or repeat playing ﬁles in a folder either in sequence or randomly. Turn on the power (or during playback), and then press the MENU/PLAY LIST button.
Setting phrase playback (slight rewind) During playback, this function enables you to rewind by only the speciﬁed number of seconds. This is useful when you are listening to short sections of music or just missed an important audio portion. Turn on the power (or during playback), and then press the MENU/PLAY LIST button.
Setting time skip During playback, you can skip forward or backward by the time interval you have speciﬁed. This allows you to quickly move to a position for playback, or repeat playback of the same portion in a ﬁle. Turn on the power (or during playback), and then press the MENU/PLAY LIST button.
Setting the sound equalizer By setting the sound equalizer, you can enjoy music using your favorite sound quality. • The sound equalizer function is valid only during playback using stereo earphones. Selecting a sound equalizer mode The unit comes with seven preset sound equalizer modes: FLAT, BASS1, BASS2, POP, ROCK, JAZZ, and CLEAR VOICE.
Turn on the power (or during playback), and then press the MENU/PLAY LIST button. Use the VOL (+/–) button to select “PLAY MENU”, and then press the /OK button. Press the VOL (+/–) button to select the “SOUND EQ” setting, and then press the button.
Setting the recording scene select function The unit provides the following four preset recording scenes that you can edit to your liking. You can also use FAVORITE1 to FAVORITE3 to create and register your favorite recording scenes. The following table lists the recording scenes as well as the settings you can change.
Customizing a recording scene You can customize the preset recording scenes. Changes made to a scene are saved. Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Press the SCENE/A-B button. Press the select a recording scene. • If you select “OFF”, you cannot modify it.
Change the value of the selected setting. The method is different depending on what is selected in step description of the methods, see the pages indicated below. REC MODE (page 87) MIC SENS. (page 88) MIC ALC (page 89) MIC MODE (page 90) LOW CUT FILTER (page 91) PEAK LIMITER (page 91) AUTO DIVIDE (page 92)
Restoring a recording scene to its default You can use the following procedure to restore (initialize) a recording scene to its default. Turn on the power. Turning on the power (page 22) Press and hold the SCENE/A-B button for more than 2 seconds. Press the VOL (+/–) button button to select a desired recording scene, and...
Using the common menu (COMMON MENU) Setting the “BEEP SOUND” You can use this setting to determine the kind of sound to hear when buttons are pressed. Turn on the power, and press the MENU/PLAY LIST button. Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “COMMON MENU”, and then press the Press the VOL (+/–) button...
Turning on/off the recording LED You can use this setting to turn on or off the recording LED for use during recording. Turn on the power, and press the MENU/PLAY LIST button. Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “COMMON MENU”, and then press the Press the VOL (+/–) button to select the “REC LED”...
Setting the auto power off function If you specify a time for this function, when the unit is not used for the speciﬁed time, the power turns off automatically (excluding pause during recording and VAS recording, as well as playback). This function helps you save battery when you forget to turn off the power.
• If you forget the passcode, you cannot play or use ﬁles. For this reason, be sure to write down the passcode and keep it in a safe place. SANYO cannot help you decipher or clear the passcode. Theft, loss, or fraud may cause...
Press the VOL (+/–) button to select “COMMON MENU”, and then press the /OK button. Press the VOL (+/–) button to select the “SECURITY ON” setting, and then press the /OK button. Enter a passcode. Press the select a digit, and then press the VOL (+/–) button to change its value.
Press the VOL (+/–) button and select the “SECURITY OFF” setting, and then press the /OK button. Enter the passcode. Press the a digit, and then press the VOL (+/–) button to change its value. 【SECURITY OFF】 PASSCODE INPUT 0000 Press the /OK button.
Initializing the menu settings When you initialize the unit’s menu settings, all settings (except calendar settings) are restored to their defaults. • Initializing the menu settings does not erase any ﬁle stored in the internal memory or on the microSD card. Also, this operation does not clear the security function.
• If you select English, French, German or Spanish, you cannot register ﬁles with Russian ﬁle names in a playlist, and you cannot play back ﬁles registered in a playlist with Russian ﬁle names while Russian is selected. If you select Russian, you cannot register ﬁles with French, German or Spanish ﬁle names in a playlist, and you cannot play back ﬁles registered in a playlist with...
Before using the unit with your PC Checking the operating environment Operating environment The unit works in the following PC environment. Hardware USB terminal Others About Windows Media Player Use the Windows Media Player appropriate for the OS of the PC, as follows: Windows Media Player 11 Windows Media Player 10 Windows Media Player 9...
• If you use a computer where Windows is not installed (e.g. Macintosh), the operation will not be guaranteed. • Operation in the following environments is not guaranteed. - Upgraded from Windows OS - Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, or Windows Me - Dual boot environment with Windows OS •...
What can you do from your PC? You can perform the following operations from your PC. Backing up recorded ﬁles to your PC You can copy ﬁles recorded on the unit to your PC as backup. Restoring audio ﬁles from your PC You can restore audio ﬁles (backed up to your PC) to the unit.
Connecting/disconnecting your PC Connecting your PC Slide out the USB terminal from the unit. To slide out the USB terminal (page 13) With the power turned off, connect the USB terminal to your PC. • If a bus-powered USB hub or USB extension cable (not supplied cable) is used, the operation will not be guaranteed.
About the AutoPlay screen If you are running Windows XP or Windows Vista on your PC, the AutoPlay screen may appear. From the AutoPlay screen, select “Open folder to view ﬁles” and then click “OK”. Folders of the unit appear. Also, the options and descriptions on the AutoPlay screen change depending on your PC environment.
Viewing the unit’s folders and ﬁles from your PC This section describes the case where a microSD card (already formatted by the unit) is inserted. When you connect the unit to your PC, the screen displays the “EH800D” (internal memory) and “EH800D_SD” (microSD card) folders. However, if the OS of your PC is Windows 2000, both the internal memory and the microSD card appear as “removable disks”.
• Drive name for the internal memory The internal memory is displayed as “EH800D”. • Drive name for the microSD card If the microSD card is formatted by the unit, it appears as “EH800D_SD”. If you do not use the unit to format the microSD card, it will appear as “removable disk”. If no microSD card is inserted in the unit or the a microSD card not formatted by the unit is inserted, “removable disk”...
Troubleshooting Check to see that the unit is correctly recognized by your PC. Windows Vista With the unit connected to your PC, perform the following operation. From the Start menu, right-click the Computer icon and then select Properties from the displayed menu, and then open the System screen.
〈WindowsXP〉 If Device Manager does not display the information correctly Perform the following procedure. Close all applications that are still running. Unplug all other USB devices (excluding correctly functioning mouse/keyboard) and connect only the unit to your PC. If there are multiple USB terminals on your PC (e.g. on the front or back), try to use another USB terminal to connect the unit to your PC.
Additional information Error messages Error messages may appear during operation of the unit. The following table describes the error messages. State of the unit Error message (function) Battery is low LOW BATTERY PLEASE CHANGE THE BATTERY Playback VARIABLE SPEED PLAYBACK NOT AVAILABLE Recording MEMORY FULL...
State of the unit Error message (function) Editing (dividing ﬁle) CAN'T CREATE ANYMORE FILES IN THIS FOLDER CAN'T DIVIDE! MEMORY FULL CAN'T DIVIDE! REC TIME TOO SHORT CAN'T DIVIDE FILE AT THIS POSITION Editing (general) CAN'T EDIT IN MUSIC FOLDER List display NO DATA RECYCLE folder...
State of the unit Error message (function) microSD card- CAN'T IDENTIFY related microSD CARD! PLEASE INSERT WRITING SPEED OF Playlist editing PLAYLIST FULL YOU CAN ONLY EDIT CAN'T SELECT PLAYLIST FILE This error message appears when the unit cannot recognize the inserted microSD card or the microSD card is AGAIN damaged.
Before contacting your local dealer Try the following solutions. If the problem still persists, contact your local dealer for assistance. The unit does not start. Cause Battery is not inserted properly or is low. Solution Check to make sure the battery is inserted correctly. Remove the battery completely and then insert it back into the unit again, or replace with a new alkaline battery.
You cannot hear any sound. Cause The sound volume is too low. Solution Adjust the sound volume. See “Playing a ﬁle” on page 46. A ﬁle in the MIC_A to MIC_D, LINE or recycle folder cannot be played. Cause The name of the ﬁle has been changed. Solution If you have used your PC to change the name of a ﬁle in one of the folders mentioned, the ﬁle can no longer be played after it is returned to its original folder.
You cannot play a ﬁle in the MUSIC (M) folder, or the playback is not correct. Cause The ﬁle format is wrong. Solution Make sure the ﬁle is WMA or MP3 ﬁle for normal playback. Cause The WAV-format audio ﬁle is not recorded by the unit. Solution You cannot play any WAV-format audio ﬁle which is not recorded by the unit.
You cannot erase a ﬁle. Cause The ﬁle’s attribute has been set to read-only. Solution Connect the unit to your PC and then change the attribute of the ﬁle or erase it. Or, format the microSD card. See “Formatting the internal memory or a microSD card” on page 79. EH800D or EH800D_SD is not displayed when the unit is connected to your PC.
Recorded sound is distorted (cracking sound). Cause The microphone sensitivity is not appropriate. Solution • Change the “MIC SENS.” setting to “LOW”. If you still hear cracking sound, change the “LOW CUT FILTER” setting to “ON”, “MIC ALC” setting to “OFF”, and adjust the recording level.
The timer doss not function correctly. (Timer recording is not ready.) Cause The calendar has not been set. Solution Set the calendar. See “Setting the calendar (date and time)” on page 28. Cause The folder for storing recordings is full. Solution Erase unwanted ﬁles.
Frequently asked questions Q: Why do I hear rustling noise in audio recorded from the microphone? A: During microphone recording, if you move the unit or if the hand (or ﬁngers) holding the unit moves, that noise is also recorded. Therefore, during microphone recording, try to avoid moving the unit. Q: How can I save recordings to a tape or MD? A: By using a commercially available audio cable (mini-plug: 3.5 ), you can easily dub ﬁles recorded on the unit to external devices such as tape recorder or MD recorder.
Cleaning Use a soft cloth to wipe or polish the unit. • Do not use benzene, alcohol, or thinner, because they will damage or discolor the ﬁnish of the surfaces. Also, do not apply any pesticide to the unit. About rising temperature of the unit If you use the unit for a long time, its temperature may rise.
Main speciﬁcations Supported OS Internal memory Supported media Recording mode and possible recording time Internal memory 2GB (microSD card/microSDHC card) : : Windows Vista/XP/2000 : 2GB : microSD card, microSDHC card PCM44.1kHz MP3 320kbps MP3 192kbps MP3 128kbps MP3 64kbps MP3 32kbps Recording mode...
Recording frequency (During external microphone recording) (During built-in microphone recording) Format Playback format Playback frequency Sampling frequency Playback bitrate Input/output sockets Operating temperature Rated output (headphones) Power source Battery duration (Recording time) (Playback time/ stereo earphones) : 40 to 21,000Hz (for PCM 44.1kHz 16bit) 40 to 20,000Hz (for MP3 320kbps) 40 to 20,000Hz (for MP3 192kbps) 40 to 15,000Hz (for MP3 128kbps)
Therefore, the time indications above are approximate ﬁgures only and they are not guaranteed. Operation not using alkaline battery or SANYO battery (eneloop battery) is not guaranteed. : Approx. 35.4(W) 103.0(H) : Approx.