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  • Page 1 DPM 9450 User Manual...
  • Page 2 DPM 9450 - 05/2005 (English) COPYRIGHT © 2003 - 2005 Philips Austria GmbH, PSP - Dictation Systems. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the written consent of the copyright owner. Information in this manual is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Accessing the DPM menu ..........................9 User-defined labels ............................9 Assigning Keywords ............................. 9 Setting the date and time (DPM 9450/00) ....................10 Setting the date and time (DPM 9450/52) ....................10 Setting the recording format ........................11 DPM device beep ............................11 Setting the microphone sensitivity ......................
  • Page 4 DPM 9450 - User Manual Transferring data between DPM and PC ......................26 Chapter 6: Voice commands ......................28 Training................................28 Alphanumeric commands........................... 28 Keyword commands........................... 30 Returning to training (retraining)......................... 31 Deleting all training results ......................... 32 Recognition ..............................32 Alphanumeric recognition...........................
  • Page 5: Chapter 1: Introduction

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Chapter 1: Introduction The DPM 9450 (Digital Pocket Memo) has been designed to offer optimum user convenience and greater efficiency for your daily work. This manual provides a comprehensive overview of all the device's features and detailed instructions on how to operate the device.
  • Page 6: Chapter 2: Introducing The Dpm

    Chapter 2: Introducing the DPM This chapter introduces the DPM 9450. Below you find a graphic of the device which shows and explains the various parts. You also find a detailed description of the DPM display and useful information on how to operate the device with batteries.
  • Page 7 When you press the button for at least 1 second in Recording mode, a spoken instruction is inserted into the sound file. For more detailed information on the various functions, refer to the corresponding sections in this manual. 17: Power supply socket for Philips LFH 9145.
  • Page 8: Lcd Display

    The sound file includes spoken instructions. Batteries The DPM 9450 can be operated with the two standard AAA alkaline batteries delivered with the product. You can also use rechargable Philips NiMH batteries (LFH 9144). For recharging the batteries, only use the power supply LFH 9145;...
  • Page 9: Power Supply Through Usb

    (not rechargable) are inserted or when the DPM is run from the mains power supply. Power supply through USB When DPM 9450 is connected to the PC via USB, the power supply for the device comes from the USB port. This has the following advantages: •...
  • Page 10: Chapter 3: Getting Started

    Memory card The DPM 9450 operates with a memory card of the type MMC or SD. It supports MMC and SD cards with storage capacities of up to 1 GB. For example, a 32 MB memory card of the type MMC supports about 312 minutes of recording time in SP format or 468 minutes of recording time in LPm format.
  • Page 11: Formatting The Memory Card

    4: Insert mode is activated. The default setting is Overwrite mode. For Overwrite mode, no symbol is displayed. 5: Voice-activated recording mode is enabled. 6: AM (or PM) symbol if the US time format is used. The US time format is the default setting for DPM 9450/52. 7: Current time in HH:MM (hours:minutes).
  • Page 12: Display Appearance

    14: The current Keyword 1 assignment. Note: If you inserted and formatted a new memory card, moving the Jog Dial (Skip Forward), pressing the REC button (DPM 9450/00) or moving the 4-Position Switch to the Record position (DPM 9450/52) will automatically generate a new file: •...
  • Page 13: Accessing The Dpm Menu

    This menu entry is only available if Keywords have been enabled for the DPM with SpeechExec Dictate. DPM 9450 supports different input types for Keywords: predefined Keywords, barcode scanning into Keywords and voice command input. For more information on the different input types, refer to the corresponding sections in this manual.
  • Page 14: Setting The Date And Time (dpm 9450/00)

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Setting the date and time (DPM 9450/00) This is the default date and time format for DPM 9450/00: YYYY-MM-DD (year-month-day) and HH:MM (hours:minutes) The menu entry for the date and time displays the current date setting: Confirm the menu entry selection by pressing the Jog Dial and do the following: 1.
  • Page 15: Setting The Recording Format

    DPM 9450 - User Manual 3. Set the time. When you have set and confirmed the MM (minutes) setting, you will automatically return to the DPM main menu. Additional information • If you do not want to change, for example, the YY (year) setting, you can proceed to the MM (month) setting by pressing the Jog Dial.
  • Page 16: Voice-activated Recording

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Voice-activated recording The DPM supports the voice-activated recording mode. This is the menu entry for voice-activated recording; a check mark next to the symbol indicates that voice- activated recording is enabled. The symbol always shows the current setting: Confirm the menu entry selection by pressing the Jog Dial and do the following: •...
  • Page 17: Reformatting The Memory Card

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Reformatting the memory card You can erase any data on the memory card by reformatting the memory card. This is the menu entry for reformatting: Confirm the menu entry selection by pressing the Jog Dial. The following screen is displayed: To reconfirm and start the reformatting process, press the DEL (Delete) button for at least two seconds.
  • Page 18: Chapter 4: Basic Operations

    Additional settings Recording - DPM 9450/00 DPM 9450/00 enables you to create high-quality digital recordings. To make a recording with DPM 9450/00, do the following: 1. Make sure that the 4-Position Switch is in the Stop position ( ) and that you have the memory card inserted.
  • Page 19: Recording - Dpm 9450/52

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Recording - DPM 9450/52 DPM 9450/52 enables you to create high-quality digital recordings. To make a recording with DPM 9450/52, do the following: 1. Move the 4-Position Switch to the REC (Record) position and start dictating.
  • Page 20: Recording Mode (insert/overwrite)

    To play back a selected sound file through the earphones or the built-in loudspeaker, move the 4-Position Switch to the Play position (DPM 9450/00: , DPM 9450/52: PLAY). To stop playback, move the 4-Position Switch to the Stop position (DPM 9450/00: , DPM 9450/52: STOP). When the end of the file is reached, playback stops automatically.
  • Page 21: Fast Forward And Fast Rewind

    DPM 9450/00 On DPM 9450/00, move the 4-Position Switch to the Fast Forward position ( ) or the Fast Rewind position ( ) to start winding. Hold it at that position to carry out the winding operation. When the end or beginning of the file is reached, winding stops automatically.
  • Page 22: Deleting A File

    DPM 9450 - User Manual 3. Confirm the operation by pressing the DEL button again for at least two seconds and the section is deleted permanently from the file. The waste bin symbol indicates that the section has been deleted.
  • Page 23: Voice-activated Recording

    DPM menu section in this manual. 2. Move the 4-Position Switch to the REC (Record) position; DPM 9450/52 goes into Record Standby mode. 3. Start dictating and recording will start automatically. The symbol for voice-activated recording is shown on the DPM display (see above).
  • Page 24: Chapter 5: Advanced Operations

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Chapter 5: Advanced Operations This chapter introduces you to the more advanced functions available on the DPM: • Inserting index marks • Entering user-defined labels • Assigning Keywords • Recording spoken instructions • Transferring data between the DPM and a PC •...
  • Page 25: Entering User-defined Labels

    • To insert a character into a label string, press the INS/OVR (Insert/Overwrite) button. • To move one character to the left, press the REC (Record) button on DPM 9450/00; on DPM 9450/52, press the FFWD (Fast Forward) button. •...
  • Page 26: Example: Assigning Keywords

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Keywords are a combination of their usage definition and the content definitions for that usage. All this information is stored in the configuration file which is transferred to the DPM. On the DPM, the authors can select from the predefined entries and assign them to their dictations.
  • Page 27: Scanning Barcode Information Into Keywords

    DPM 9450 - User Manual 10. Assign a fourth Keyword: TYPIST 11. Assign a fifth Keyword: DELIVERY The selected Keyword definitions are stored with your dictation. Any new dictation you create will be assigned the same information unless you select different Keyword definitions.
  • Page 28: Linked Keywords

    DPM 9450 - User Manual 6. Repeat steps 2 and 3 from above. 7. Confirm the barcode input for Keyword 2. This concludes the mandatory barcode input. You can now start to record your dictation. For more information on the DPM Barcode Scanner Module 9284, refer to the documentation delivered with the product.
  • Page 29: Recording Spoken Instructions

    DPM 9450 - User Manual 2. Press the Jog Dial again to access the available Keyword sets. The currently assigned set is displayed: 3. Move the Jog Dial to scroll to the Keyword set you want to assign. 4. Confirm the new assignment by pressing the Jog Dial and to return to the DPM main menu. The menu entry displays the new Keyword set: This Keyword set is now assigned automatically to any new dictation file.
  • Page 30: Recording Spoken Instructions In Insert Mode

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Recording spoken instructions in Insert mode When Overwrite mode is enabled on your device, the behavior is as follows: • When you insert a spoken instruction before an existing one, the numbering of the consecutive instructions is increased by 1.
  • Page 31 1. Make sure the DPM is connected to the PC and that the 4-Position Switch is in the Stop position (DPM 9450/00: , DPM 9450/52: STOP). The data transfer is started either automatically or by pressing the DL/VC button on the DPM, depending on how you have configured the download process.
  • Page 32: Chapter 6: Voice Commands

    Chapter 6: Voice commands DPM 9450 supports the use of voice commands. Voice commands are used to assign Keywords to a dictation by either spelling the Keyword input or saying the Keyword phrase. Two types of voice commands are available: alphanumeric commands (for spelling) and Keyword commands (for predefined Keywords).
  • Page 33 DPM 9450 - User Manual 4. To start the training process for the currently blinking character, press the DL/VC button and say the character, for example: zero. The DPM displays the training screen: Note: The volume indicator provides feedback about the current input level. The LED provides feedback about the training result.
  • Page 34: Keyword Commands

    Å Keyword commands For DPM 9450 to correctly understand and interpret Keyword input which is supplied via Keyword commands, you need to train phrases for the Keyword definitions you will be using. The following example is based on this Keyword definition: The Keyword usage is work type, the contents are letter, memo, fax, email.
  • Page 35: Returning To Training (retraining)

    Jim. • DPM 9450 supports Keyword commands for up to two Keywords. When you have created and trained phrases for all content definitions of the first Keyword, you automatically proceed to train phrases for the content definitions of the second Keyword. You exit the DPM menu automatically when you have trained the last definition.
  • Page 36: Deleting All Training Results

    If only one Keyword has been enabled, you can provide the Keyword input at any time during dictation. Proceed as follows: 1. Make sure your dictation is in Stop mode; on DPM 9450/00 this can also be Record Standby mode. This first step is valid in the case of one Keyword enabled for voice commands only.
  • Page 37: Editing Alphanumeric Recognition Results

    Keyword input 1 manually to 2 by moving the Jog Dial up: • To move one position to the left, press the REC (Record) button on DPM 9450/00. On DPM 9450/52, press the FFWD (Fast Forward) button.
  • Page 38: Keyword Recognition

    Keyword has been enabled, you can provide the Keyword input at any time during dictation. Do the following: 1. Make sure your dictation is in Stop mode; on DPM 9450/00 this can also be Record Standby mode. This first step is valid in the case of one Keyword enabled for voice commands only.
  • Page 39: Appendix: Troubleshooting The Dpm

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Appendix: Troubleshooting the DPM If you have problems with your DPM, please try the following before you contact your vendor. Nothing appears on the DPM display • The batteries are not loaded properly: Verify that the polarity is correct.
  • Page 40 Recharging batteries is not possible • The DPM is turned on and connected to the PC with download mode activated: Turn the DPM off to start recharging. Important: The DPM can only recharge the rechargable Philips NiMH batteries LFH 9144.
  • Page 41: Index

    DPM 9450 - User Manual Index Activate, 6 Batteries, 4 4-Position Switch Formatting the memory card, 7 Lock/Hold switch, 6 Graphic, 2 Playback, 16 Keywords, 22 Memory card, 6 Overview, 2 Troubleshooting, 35 Advanced display, 8 DPM 9450/00, 10, 14...
  • Page 42 DPM 9450 - User Manual Keywords, 22 Power Save mode, 13 Skip Back, 19 Priority, 15 Skip Forward, 19 Priority button, 15 Volume, 16 Program SpeechExec Dictate, 26 Keyword commands Training, 30 REC, 14, 15 Keyword recognition, 34 REC button, 14...
  • Page 43 DPM 9450 - User Manual DPM 9450/00, 19 DPM 9450/52, 19 Time (DPM 9450/00), 10 Voice commands, 28 Time (DPM 9450/52), 10 Recognition, 32 Training, 28 Training, 28 Alphanumeric commands, 28 Voice-activated recording, 12, 19 Keyword commands, 30 Volume, 16...

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