Published on August 20th,2010 at 3:36 PM
By >Daimaou - G.G-B

Olympus DP-20: The first digital voice recorder made for people who grew up with cassettes

Olympus DP-20: The first digital voice recorder made for people who grew up with cassettes

Behind this ordinary title, Olympus is hiding the fact that their new DP-20 digital recorder has been designed for people above 60 years old. Wits “unique” design including a large and easy to read Screen as well as 3 big button on its front, Olympus “Note Corder” has literally been designed for people who seems to need to remember on a daily basis what they said as well as keep on insisting to not wear glasses while they definitively should… 
Now for sure this DP-20 may not be the best toy for the rest of us, but if you love your grandpa or grandma but can’t bear to hear them repainting again and again the same thing, be kind with them, and get them a nice Olympus DP-20

For anyone accustomed to working with an analogue voice recorder, switching to digital has often been difficult. Not anymore. Some 40 years after Olympus brought out the first-ever microcassette in 1969, the voice recorder giant is launching the Olympus DP-20, a digital voice recorder specially designed to be even simpler to use than a tape-based device. Fans of analogue recorders will find the DP-20 has everything they love about their old tape-based voice recorder: a full-sized speaker for clear audio playback, three big buttons for the basic functions, an easy-to-read display and excellent battery life. But it also offers all the advantages of the digital format, including superior sound that doesn’t deteriorate over the years and storage space for countless recordings without the need for cassettes. In fact, the DP-20 is all about convenience. Olympus’ new Calendar Search system, for example, makes finding sound files just as intuitive as with analogue tape. Another important feature for analogue enthusiasts: they can tell at a glance how much capacity and power they have left. The DP-20 is also much smaller and lighter than an analogue voice recorder, so it’s never any trouble to carry and use. From notes-to-self to a child’s recital, this groundbreaking model makes recording and reviewing easier than ever before. The DP-20 retails for € 39,90 and is available from August 2010.
Via Olympus
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  • bryan

    Am I the only one (well under 60) who does not like low contrast light grey on white 9 pt font? The point of a UI to to help people use a device.

    • B

      Where is the low contrast 9pt grey on white on that device? I’m missing it.

  • http://akihabaranews Velma Fowler

    i have a olympus note coder dp 10. it had no manual in it does it suppose to have one.i want to set it to voice activate, and i have no idea how, have been on line looking, found one it was pdf, i have added that but still it will not open a manual. i wanted to print it off the computer, tell me where to find one so i can use it, my grand daughter is a singer, want it to voice activate

 

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