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Olympus DM-420 Digital Voice Recorder

Record every word of your next class or interview with this digital voice recorder that records up to 533 hours in LP mode and features a voice actuator for easy, hands-free use.
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what makes this model DM420 $40.00 more than the WS700-M

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The software includes more functionality and the Sonority Software. This software is excellent for editing, storing and organizing your recordings.
3 years, 6 months ago
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is this product compatible with Windows7?

3 years, 7 months ago
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This device is Windows 7 compatible.
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Is this model any different from the Olympus DM-420-U1?

We were looking at the U1 model from another site and want to know if there are any differences.
3 years, 7 months ago
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This is the same product, the -U1 suffix is not accurate.
3 years, 7 months ago
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Correct footpedal for transcription - Sonority

3 years, 8 months ago
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The RS-27 Foot switch.
3 years, 8 months ago
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Phone adapter

Is a cable available to connect to a phone to record a conversation?
3 years, 8 months ago
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I suggest using a TP-7 Telephone recording accessory.
3 years, 8 months ago
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Does this have DSS playback capability?

Using a recorder for medical dictation/transcription and currently use DSS formats. Is this compatible?
3 years, 9 months ago
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This recorder does not record in the DSS format. I suggest looking at the Olympus Dictation recorders.
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Can this product be used with MAC OS X 10.6.6?

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Both the recorder and the included Sonority software are Mac compatible.
3 years, 9 months ago
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Can you use dragon software with this product?

3 years, 11 months ago
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Yes this recorder can be used with Dragon.
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In order to record/use the recorder do i have to download the software ? Because I don't use the computer

3 years, 11 months ago
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The software does not have to be used and the recorder does not have to be connected to the computer.
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is an exterior mic included

4 years ago
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The stereo mic is built into the recorder. The microphone in jack allows for accessory microphones to be attached although one is not included.
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