Featuring enhanced MP3 and Linear PCM recording features with 4GB1 internal flash memory, the UX523 recorder is perfect for capturing music, notes from a meeting or just to hear yourself think out loud. Expandable microSD memory card slot makes it easy to add storage space and direct connect USB makes file transfer and recharging the battery a breeze. Finding an exact spot in your recording is now easier than ever. Place up to 98 track marks in each recorded file which can be "jumped" to for playback. Scene Select option can be used to optimize settings based on the environment.
Voice recorder, music player, and USB flash memory. Capture and playback voice or music notes, plus store and transfer files via the direct connect USB.
Transfer files quickly without searching for a USB connection cable. With direct connect, simply connect the recorder to a PC or Mac® USB input.
Set a future date and time and the recording will automatically be played.
Digital Pitch Control enables the recording to be played at a faster or slower rate without changing the pitch.
Rewinds or Fast Forwards in short increments making it easier to locate a segment in a long recording for review.
Disable all button functions with the HOLD-POWER switch and avoid unintended recordings and unit operation.
Provides the capability to provide additional recording time using a removable flash memory media that can be removed and stored or used to transfer recordings to a computer.
Allows the folder names to be personalized such as NOTES, HISTORY CLASS, SCHEDULE etc.
Software bundle that allows editing, viewing track marks, CD/DVD burning, playback with Intelligent Noise Cut™ and other useful features.3
Finding an exact spot in your recording is now easier than ever before. Place up to 98 track marks in each recorded file which can be "jumped" to for playback.
Voice Operated Recording starts and stops the recording when sound of a sufficient level is picked up by the microphone. This feature saves valuable recording time by not recording periods when there is little or no sound.
The UX523 provides flexibility in audio recording and playback. Music can be recorded in MP3 or linear PCM. For playback, the UX523 supports MP3/WMA/AAC files.1
Mark the beginning and ending of a particular recorded passage and the recording will be played over and over again- great for language learning.
Easily search for recordings by day with the calendar view.
A listening device can be plugged into the recorder.
Set the recorder for dictation and notes or for conferences and lectures.
Allows for connecting to either an external microphone or audio device.
Ability to electronically reduce external noise during playback.
Select from six recording modes: LPCM- (44.1 kHz/16 bit) uncompressed stereo recording for best quality, recording capacity and is ideal for music recitals. MP3 192 kbps-(44.1 kHz/128 kbps) monaural recording for standard quality, 46 hour recording capacity. MP3 128 kbps-(44.1 kHz/128 kbps) monaural recording for long-play, 69 hour recording capacity. MP3 160 kbps (mono)-(44.1 kHz/160 kbps) high-quality monaural recording mode, 55 hour capacity. MP3 48 kbps (mono)-(44.1 kHz/48 kbps) monaural recording for standard quality, 184 hour recording capacity. MP3 8kbps (mono)-(11.025 kHz/8 kbps) monaural recording for low quality, 1108 hour recording capacity.
When recording directly from an external device, the Sync Record function can be used to automatically pause the recorder during silence and resume recording when sound is detected.
Ability to charge a rechargeable battery in the recorder via USB connection.
A unique and innovative technology from Sony, Intelligent Noise Cut™ mode significantly reduces ambient noise during recording for clearer playback.
An easy to use system that allows the user to select pre-determined recording modes. The device automatically adjusts the unit to the optimal recording settings: notes, lectures, music etc.
Convenient when using the unit in a low light environment.
The recording quality of the unit has been optimized and validated by Nuance to work with the Voice to Print Dragon NaturallySpeaking® software (sold sep.).
The UX523 comes preset from the factory with 5 folders for convenient storage of your voice recordings and audio files. Using a PC, you can even rename the folders to suit your needs.
This feature, when activated, helps reduce the effect of wind noise in your recordings.
Enables the menu language to be displayed in English, French or Spanish.
Provides the ability to pause the recording process, gather your thoughts and then continue recording in one easy step.
Record in stereo with the built-in stereo microphone.
Works with Windows® as well as Macintosh® computers.3
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