Olympus DS-5000 Description

The DS-5000 is an advanced professional digital recorder stacked with premium features and enhanced DSS Player Pro Dictation software for outstanding performance. It's designed inside and out to provide you with all the conveniences you need for easy, flexible and productive dictation.


Olympus DS-5000 Features:

  • Slide Switch Operation is quiet and easy to use, resulting in high performance, comfort, and increased productivity.
  • Better sound quality with DSS Pro QP (Quality Playback) mode.
  • Supports encryption and decryption of dictation files and document files sent over the Internet.
  • Up to 32 index marks per file.
  • SD and microSD, dual memory cards are supported.
  • Optional barcode scanner.
  • Device lock function with password lets you keep your files safe and secure.
  • Durable USB connector and battery door.
  • Verbal comment function. Instantly search and play back verbal comments using DSS Player software.
  • LCD supports and displays multiple languages, including English, French and Spanish.
  • Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack for added convenience automatically charges when the recorder is placed in the cradle.
  • Centralized firmware update.
  • Low power consumption allows for long recording times.
  • Centralized navigation buttons for easy data input and settings.
  • Manager tool for easy setup and customization. 


Specification for the DS-5000:

Recording Format DS2 (Digital Speech Standard Pro)
Recording Media SD/SDHC, microSD Card: 512MB 8GB
Recording Time With included 512MB microSD card:
QP mode: 38 hours, 45 minutes
SP mode: 79 hours, 30 minutes
Card Format N/A
Input Level -70 dBv
PC Interface USB
Folders Messages 1 to 7 folders (Default - 5 folders) /200 messages per folder
Sampling Frequency QP mode: 16 kHz
SP mode: 12 kHz
Overall Frequency Response QP mode: 200 to 7,000 Hz
SP mode: 200 to 5,000 Hz
LP Mode No
Voice Activation Yes
Demographic Data Input Author ID, Work Type, Date/Time, Priority, Index, etc.
Practical Maximum Output 250 mW or more
Write Protection Yes
Speaker Built in 23mm Ohm round dynamic speaker
Microphone Jack ّ3.5mm mini-jack, impedance 2k Ohm
Earphone Jack ّ3.5mm mini-jack, impedance 8 Ohm or more
Power Supply 5V
Size 4.5" x 2.0" x 0.7" (without protrusions)
Weight 3.88 oz (including Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack (BR403)
OS Supported Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack4;
Windows XP Professional/XP Home edition Service Pack2;
Windows XP 64-bit;
Windows Vista Ultimate/Enterprise/Business/Home Premium/Home Basic;
Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition/Enterprise 64-bit edition/Business 64-bit edition/Home Premium 64-bit edition/Home Basic 64-bit edition;
Windows Server 2003;
Windows Server 2003 x64 edition
Mac OS 10.3.9 - 10.5
CPU Windows : Windows 2000/XP: 500MHz processor or more
Windows Vista: 800MHz processor or more
Windows Server 2003: 550MHz processor or more
Mac : PowerPC G3; Intel Core/Duo
RAM Windows : Windows 2000/XP: 128MB or more
Windows Vista: 512MB or more
Windows Server 2003: 256MB or more
Removable Drive Windows/Mac : CD, DVD drive
USB Port Windows: One or more free ports
Mac: One or more free ports
Audio Output Windows: Windows-compatible sound device



DS-5000 Kit Includes:

  • DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder
  • microSD card
  • SDD Player Pro DM
  • USB cradle
  • Rechargeable battery pack
  • Instruction Manual and Quick Reference Guide
  • Warranty card
  • AC adapter
  • USB cable
  • Case


Olympus DS-5000 Recording Time
Memory Size QP Mode SP Mode
With included 512MB microSD card

38 Hours, 45 Min

79 Hours, 30 Min


Battery Life

Olympus DS-5000 Recording Playback
Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery   28 Hrs 10 Hrs
Alkaline Battery 32 hrs 13 Hrs


Item Price Buy Now
Olympus DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder $499.00


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