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Chapter 4: Basic Operations; Recording; Finishing A Dictation (eol, End-of-letter) - Philips DPM 9220 User Manual

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Chapter 4: Basic Operations

This chapter provides an introduction to the basic functions of the DPM 9220:
Recording a dictation
Recording mode (Insert/Overwrite)
Playing back a dictation ( )
Fast Forward ( ) and Fast Rewind ( )
Deleting parts of a sound file and deleting entire sound files

Finishing a dictation (EOL, End-of-Letter)

Additional settings


With the DPM you can create high-quality digital recordings. To make a recording, do the following:
1. Press the REC (Record) button and start dictating.
Speak clearly and keep a distance of approximately 4 inches (ten centimeters) between your mouth and the
While the device is in Recording mode, the Record LED shines permanently red.
Note: Depending on the setting for the recording mode, the LED can be either red or green. In Overwrite
mode the LED is red; Overwrite is the default setting for the recording mode. In Insert mode, the LED is green.
In Recording mode, the following buttons are not available: L, INS/OVR, DEL
2. Press the REC button again to stop recording.
The Record LED goes out.
3. To continue recording, press the REC button again.
4. When you are finished and do not want to make any further changes to the dictation, press the L (EOL, End-
of-Letter) button to mark the current dictation as finished (EOL symbol: ).
The file is closed and a new, empty file is automatically generated. The file number is increased by one.
Finishing a dictation (EOL, End-of-Letter)
The function of the L button on DPM 9220 is for marking a dictation as finished (EOL function, End-of-Letter). The
L button is only operational if the DPM is in Stop mode and recording has been done in the file.
The dictation is marked as finished (EOL, End-of-Letter).
To mark the current dictation as finished, press the L button once.The EOL (End-of-Letter) attribute is assigned to
the file, the file is closed and a new, empty file is created.
Note: If you have finished a file with EOL, no further recording is possible in this file. It is also not possible to
delete the file or to delete a section from the file.
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