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LS-P2

$279.00 RRP

High Quality Recording LS-P2

The LS-P2 features the 3-microphone “TRESMIC” system, which has two directional microphones positioned at a 90° layout for enhanced stereo sound, and an omni-directional microphone at the centre for improved low frequency range.

Product Description

LS-P2  Capture high resolution sound anytime, anywhere. Meet the compact, Bluetooth compatible LS-P2.

The LS-P2 Hi-Res Audio Recorder from Olympus makes high resolution audio recording possible – anywhere, anytime. Thanks to its compact size, not only can you record instrumental and choral musical performances, you can easily record/sample outdoors sounds, or use the many playback functions to record and play back your business meetings. The LS-P2 is also the first recorder to include Bluetooth connectivity. Using this function, you can wirelessly play back recorded audio through your Bluetooth capable speakers or headphones.

High Quality Recording LS-P2

The LS-P2 features the 3-microphone “TRESMIC” system, which has two directional microphones positioned at a 90° layout for enhanced stereo sound, and an omni-directional microphone at the centre for improved low frequency range.

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Convenient Recording Functions – LS-P2

Not only can you record music in high resolution sound, the recorder also includes many convenient functions in a compact size to meet your business needs.

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High Quality Sound Playback – LS-P2

The LS-P2 is equipped with a Normalisation function, which maximises volume while maintaining recording data quality during playback. The recorder can also be used as a music player, and includes genre based equalisation options.

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Playback Functions for Business Situations

The LS-P2 is also equipped a variety of useful playback functions for business situations. The Voice Playback function skips parts of a recorded file where there are no voices, and plays back only those parts where voice is recorded, which is ideal for transcribing meeting minutes.

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Usability

The LS-P2 is the first Hi-Res digital voice recorder to come equipped with Bluetooth® [1]. With Bluetooth capable speakers or headphones, you can wirelessly play back recorded audio. The recorder also has a built-in USB connector, for convenient transfer of data and charging while on the go.

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Basic Information

Specifications

Recording formats

Linear PCM format / MP3 format

Sampling frequency

Linear PCM format [96.0 kHz/24 bit]: 96.0 kHz
[88.2 kHz/24 bit]: 88.2 kHz
[48.0 kHz/16 bit]: 48.0 kHz
[44.1 kHz/16 bit]: 44.1 kHz
[44.1 kHz (mono)]: 44.1 kHz
MP3 format [320 kbps]: 44.1 kHz
[128 kbps]: 44.1 kHz
[64 kbps (mono)]: 44.1 kHz

Maximum headphone output

Recorder: ≦ 150 mV (according to EN 50332-2)

Recording media

Built-in NAND flash memory 8 GB
microSD card Supports 2GB to 32GB
  • *Some recording media memory capacity is used as a management area, so the actual usable capacity will always be slightly less than the displayed capacity.

Bluetooth Specification

Standard Version 2.1+ EDR Support
Transmit Power Level Class 2
Communication Distance Line of sight approx. 10 m(max.)

  • *The communication distance is guideline values. The communication distance may vary depending on ambient conditions.
Operational Frequency Range 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz
Modulation Method FHSS
Compatible Profiles A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
HSP (Headset Profile)
HFP (Handsfree Profile)
SPP (Serial Port Profile)

Speaker

Built-in Ø18mm dynamic speaker
Maximum working output: 150 mW (8Ω speaker)

Microphone Jack

Ø3.5mm, impedance 2kΩ

Earphones Jack

Ø3.5mm, impedance 8Ω minimum

Power source

Specified voltage 1.5 V
Battery AAA dry-cell battery x1 (LR03) or Ni-MH rechargeable battery x1
External power supply USB Connecting AC Adapter (model A514; 5VDC)

External dimensions

108.9 x 39.6 x 14.4mm

  • *Not including largest projection.

Weight

75g

  • *including battery

Operating temperature

0 to 42°C (32 to 107.6°F)

Frequency response (When recording from microphone jack)

Linear PCM format [96.0 kHz/24 bit]:20 Hz – 44 kHz
[88.2 kHz/24 bit]:20 Hz – 42 kHz
[48.0 kHz/16 bit]:20 Hz – 23 kHz
[44.1 kHz/16 bit]:20 Hz – 21 kHz
[44.1 kHz (mono)]:20 Hz – 21 kHz
MP3 format [320 kbps]: 20 Hz – 21 kHz
[128 kbps]: 20 Hz – 17 kHz
[64 kbps (mono)]: 20 Hz – 13 kHz

When recording with built-in microphone

Recoding (centre microphone ON) 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Recoding (centre microphone OFF) 60 Hz – 20 kHz
  • *Frequency response upper limit is set by recording mode during MP3-format recording.

During playback

20 Hz – 44 kHz
  • *The upper and lower limit values of the frequency response depend on each recording format.

Battery life

When recording with built-in stereo microphone (using internal memory)

Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz / 24 bit 16 hours (approx.) 13 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz / 24 bit 17 hours (approx.) 14 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz / 16 bit 26 hours (approx.) 20 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz / 16 bit 28 hours (approx.) 21 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 32 hours (approx.) 24 hours (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 31 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 35 hours (approx.) 25 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 39 hours (approx.) 28 hours (approx.)
  • *The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.

During audio file playback (all playback modes)

During speaker playback

Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz / 24 bit 11 hours (approx.) 10 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz / 24 bit 11 hours (approx.) 10 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz / 16 bit 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz / 16 bit 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
  • *The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.

During earphone playback

Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz/24 bit 17 hours (approx.) 14 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bit 18 hours (approx.) 15 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bit 26 hours (approx.) 20 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bit 28 hours (approx.) 21 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 31 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 30 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 30 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 31 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
  • *The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly.
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.

Recording time

Linear PCM format

Recording mode Internal memory microSD card
32 GB 16 GB 8 GB
96.0 kHz/ 24 bit 3 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 14 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 7 hours, 15 minutes (approx.) 3 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/ 24 bit 3 hours, 45 minutes (approx.) 16 hours (approx.) 7 hours, 45 minutes (approx.) 3 hours, 45 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/ 16 bit 10 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 44 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bit 11 hours (approx.) 48 hours (approx.) 23 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 11 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 22 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 96 hours (approx.) 47 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 23 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)

MP3 format

Recording mode Internal memory microSD card
32 GB 16 GB 8 GB
320 kbps 50 hours (approx.) 212 hours (approx.) 105 hours (approx.) 52 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 126 hours (approx.) 530 hours (approx.) 264 hours (approx.) 132 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 253 hours (approx.) 1060 hours (approx.) 525 hours (approx.) 264 hours (approx.)
  • *Actually available recording times may be shorter than the figures shown here when making short recordings repeatedly (Equipment displays of available/elapsed recording times should be considered guideline values).
  • *Available recording time will also vary due to differences in the available memory capacity of different microSD cards.

Maximum recording time per file

Recording mode Recording time
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz/24 bit 1 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bit 1 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bit 3 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bit 3 hours, 20 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 6 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 29 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
128 kbps 74 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
64 kbps mono 149 hours (approx.)
  • *The maximum file size is limited to about 4 GB in the MP3 format, and to about 2 GB in the linear PCM (WAV) format.
  • *Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recording time per file is restricted to the following values.

Number of music tracks (songs) that can be recorded

LS-P2 (8 GB) 1850 tracks (approx.)

  • At 128 kbps, 4 minutes per track
  • *Note that recorder specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice for performance improvements or other upgrading.

Specifications
Recording formats
Linear PCM format / MP3 format
Sampling frequency
Linear PCM format [96.0 kHz/24 bit]: 96.0 kHz
[88.2 kHz/24 bit]: 88.2 kHz
[48.0 kHz/16 bit]: 48.0 kHz
[44.1 kHz/16 bit]: 44.1 kHz
[44.1 kHz (mono)]: 44.1 kHz
MP3 format [320 kbps]: 44.1 kHz
[128 kbps]: 44.1 kHz
[64 kbps (mono)]: 44.1 kHz
Maximum headphone output
Recorder: ≦ 150 mV (according to EN 50332-2)
Recording media
Built-in NAND flash memory 8 GB
microSD card Supports 2GB to 32GB
*Some recording media memory capacity is used as a management area, so the actual usable capacity will always be slightly less than the displayed capacity.
Bluetooth Specification
Standard Version 2.1+ EDR Support
Transmit Power Level Class 2
Communication Distance Line of sight approx. 10 m(max.)
*The communication distance is guideline values. The communication distance may vary depending on ambient conditions.
Operational Frequency Range 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz
Modulation Method FHSS
Compatible Profiles A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
HSP (Headset Profile)
HFP (Handsfree Profile)
SPP (Serial Port Profile)
Speaker
Built-in Ø18mm dynamic speaker
Maximum working output: 150 mW (8Ω speaker)
Microphone Jack
Ø3.5mm, impedance 2kΩ
Earphones Jack
Ø3.5mm, impedance 8Ω minimum
Power source
Specified voltage 1.5 V
Battery AAA dry-cell battery x1 (LR03) or Ni-MH rechargeable battery x1
External power supply USB Connecting AC Adapter (model A514; 5VDC)
External dimensions
108.9 x 39.6 x 14.4mm
*Not including largest projection.
Weight
75g
*including battery
Operating temperature
0 to 42°C (32 to 107.6°F)
Frequency response (When recording from microphone jack)
Linear PCM format [96.0 kHz/24 bit]:20 Hz – 44 kHz
[88.2 kHz/24 bit]:20 Hz – 42 kHz
[48.0 kHz/16 bit]:20 Hz – 23 kHz
[44.1 kHz/16 bit]:20 Hz – 21 kHz
[44.1 kHz (mono)]:20 Hz – 21 kHz
MP3 format [320 kbps]: 20 Hz – 21 kHz
[128 kbps]: 20 Hz – 17 kHz
[64 kbps (mono)]: 20 Hz – 13 kHz
When recording with built-in microphone
Recoding (centre microphone ON) 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Recoding (centre microphone OFF) 60 Hz – 20 kHz
*Frequency response upper limit is set by recording mode during MP3-format recording.
During playback
20 Hz – 44 kHz
*The upper and lower limit values of the frequency response depend on each recording format.
Battery life
When recording with built-in stereo microphone (using internal memory)
Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz / 24 bit 16 hours (approx.) 13 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz / 24 bit 17 hours (approx.) 14 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz / 16 bit 26 hours (approx.) 20 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz / 16 bit 28 hours (approx.) 21 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 32 hours (approx.) 24 hours (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 31 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 35 hours (approx.) 25 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 39 hours (approx.) 28 hours (approx.)
*The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
*Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly.
*Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.
During audio file playback (all playback modes)
During speaker playback
Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz / 24 bit 11 hours (approx.) 10 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz / 24 bit 11 hours (approx.) 10 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz / 16 bit 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz / 16 bit 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 13 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
*The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
*Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly.
*Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.
During earphone playback
Recording mode Alkaline dry cell battery Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz/24 bit 17 hours (approx.) 14 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bit 18 hours (approx.) 15 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bit 26 hours (approx.) 20 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bit 28 hours (approx.) 21 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 31 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 30 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 30 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 31 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.)
*The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
*Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery that has been used repeatedly.
*Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.
Recording time
Linear PCM format
Recording mode Internal memory microSD card
32 GB 16 GB 8 GB
96.0 kHz/ 24 bit 3 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 14 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 7 hours, 15 minutes (approx.) 3 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/ 24 bit 3 hours, 45 minutes (approx.) 16 hours (approx.) 7 hours, 45 minutes (approx.) 3 hours, 45 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/ 16 bit 10 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 44 hours (approx.) 22 hours (approx.) 11 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bit 11 hours (approx.) 48 hours (approx.) 23 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 11 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 22 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 96 hours (approx.) 47 hours, 30 minutes (approx.) 23 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
MP3 format
Recording mode Internal memory microSD card
32 GB 16 GB 8 GB
320 kbps 50 hours (approx.) 212 hours (approx.) 105 hours (approx.) 52 hours (approx.)
128 kbps 126 hours (approx.) 530 hours (approx.) 264 hours (approx.) 132 hours (approx.)
64 kbps mono 253 hours (approx.) 1060 hours (approx.) 525 hours (approx.) 264 hours (approx.)
*Actually available recording times may be shorter than the figures shown here when making short recordings repeatedly (Equipment displays of available/elapsed recording times should be considered guideline values).
*Available recording time will also vary due to differences in the available memory capacity of different microSD cards.
Maximum recording time per file
Recording mode Recording time
Linear PCM format 96.0 kHz/24 bit 1 hours (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bit 1 hours (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bit 3 hours (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bit 3 hours, 20 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 6 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
MP3 format 320 kbps 29 hours, 40 minutes (approx.)
128 kbps 74 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
64 kbps mono 149 hours (approx.)
*The maximum file size is limited to about 4 GB in the MP3 format, and to about 2 GB in the linear PCM (WAV) format.
*Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recording time per file is restricted to the following values.
Number of music tracks (songs) that can be recorded
LS-P2 (8 GB) 1850 tracks (approx.)
At 128 kbps, 4 minutes per track
*Note that recorder specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice for performance improvements or other upgrading.

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