Olympus WS-822 Digital Voice Recorder, 4GB Internal Memory, microSD Expansion up to 32GB, LPCM/MP3/WMA Formats, Direct USB Connect, Blue

SKU: IOMWS822BL MFR: V406181UU000
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Product Highlights

  • 1000 Hours Of Recording Time
  • 4GB Memory & Micro SD Removable Media

About Olympus WS-822

The Olympus WS-822 Digital Voice Recorder (Blue) can record and playback audio files using LPCM, WMA and MP3 formats. The internal 4GB memory supports up to 1000 hours of recording and the included rechargeable battery can power the recorder for up to 37 hours. It also has a microSD card slot, so you can add an additional 32GB of external memory. The WS-822 is equipped with two internal directional condenser microphones. It has a built-in USB 2.0 connector as well, which supports direct connectivity with your PC or Mac - no USB cable is required. The recorder has a built-in mic with noise cancellation technology, but it also has a microphone jack for connecting an external mic. It supports Voice Balancer and Voice Playback functions as well. Other features include a calendar search function, a scene select function, six folders that hold up to 200 files each and support for up to 99 index marks per file.

Olympus WS-822 Features

  • 1000 Hours Of Recording Time - 4GB Memory and Micro SD Removable Media: With 4GB of internal memory and 1,000 hours of recording time, you'll be able to capture notes, lectures and more - and still have room to store documents
  • Enhanced Voice Balancer Function: Voice Balancer function adjusts the volume levels of all speakers to a certain level so that it is more clear to hear on playback
  • Voice Playback Function: Voice Playback allows you to skip the non-voice portions of a recording and only playback the parts with recorded voices, making for more seamless recordings and easier to transcribe files
  • Direct Link to Your Mac/PC: With the "USB Direct" design, it is easy to transfer your files over to your Mac or PC. Just plug the recorder right into your computer for fast downloads - no cables needed
  • PCM, MP3 & Wma Recording: Record and playback in the format of your choice. With three compatible formats, the WS-802 offers more versatility and enables expanded recording capacity
  • USB Storage Device with Battery Charge Function: The recorder can connect directly to a PC with the built-in USB connector. You can transfer data and also charge the battery. It is equipped with a microSD slot so connection with PC's are even more convenient
  • Noise Cancellation: Background noise which may have been captured during recording is powerfully reduced with the world's highest level of noise cancellation technology
  • Calendar Search Function: Audio files saved on the recorder are automatically marked with the date. Because files are displayed by the calendar format, you can quickly find the file you are looking for by the date of recording
  • Scene Select Function: By simply selecting from the menu, you can set optimum recording settings according to the scenes. With five modes and three user configurations, anyone can easily make fail-proof high-quality recordings, even in an environment requiring a quick response
  • 99 Index Marks and File Move: Set up to 99 index marks per file to easily access designated parts of the recording

Olympus WS-822 Specifications

Recording format
Linear PCM, MP3 and WMA
Internal memory
External memory
microSD (2GB-32GB)
6/200 per folder
Recording mode
Highest quality:
Linear PCM 44.1kHz/16bit
Frequency response: 40-21000Hz
Recording time: Approx. 5h 45m
Default setting:
MP3 128kbps
Frequency response: 40-17,000Hz
Recording time: Approx. 65h
Longest time:
WMA 8kbps
Frequency response: 40- 3,000Hz
Recording time: Approx. 1000H
Direct USB
Battery charge function via PC
Calendar Search Function
D18mm round dynamic speaker
Microphone jack
D3.5mm mini-jack, impedance 2k ohm
Earphone jack
D3.5mm mini-jack, impedance 8k ohm or more
Maximum working output
150mW (8 ohm speaker)
Battery life (Recording)
Approx. 37h (WMA 8kbps) with alkaline battery
PC Requirements
Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 (Standard installation)
With more than one free USB port
Mac OS X 10.5-10.8 (Standard installation)
with more than one free USB port
AAA battery (LR03) or Olympus Ni-MH rechargeable battery
External power supply
A514 (Optional)
Dimensions (H x W x D)
4 x 1.6 x 0.6" / 10.16 x 4.06 x 1.52cm
1.9oz / 53.86g including battery
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