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The NEW Olympus DM-901 audio recorder, changing the way you think about recording meetings.

Recording meetings and focus groups has become even easier with Olympus’ new release DM-901 Linear PCM audio recorder.  Two key features are standouts, and will be quickly embraced by busy professionals operating in fast-paced environments who demand flexibility and responsiveness … Continue reading

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How do I change the Author ID on an Olympus DS-5000 voice recorder?

There are many reasons why the author ID on an Olympus DS-5000 digital voice recorder needs to be changed, amended or deleted.  In busy practices where multiple people use the same recording device during the course of the week, being able … Continue reading

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Digital Audio Recorders versus Tape Recorders: Why You Should Go Digital!

For many years, analogue recording systems, particularly tape recorders, were the only options available to anybody wishing to commission a transcript of their interview, focus group, conference or dictation. In recent times, however, digital recorders have quickly overtaken tape recorders … Continue reading

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Recording Focus Groups? A Few Tips for Great Audio!

Researchers and facilitators know the importance of capturing great audio from group discussions and focus groups because often robust analysis stems from original high quality sound recordings. Without great audio, evidence and precise findings are often difficult to extrapolate. When … Continue reading

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How to change audio format setting from .ds2 to .dss on the Olympus DS-7000 and DS-5000

There are many reasons why you might need to change the audio format default setting on your Olympus DS-7000 digital dictation recorder. The default setting for both the DS-5000 and the DS-7000 is .ds2, which is the most recent version … Continue reading

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Recording Options for Medical and Legal Clients: Digital Recorders vs. Dial-in Dictation

There are a number of dictation options available to medical and legal industries in the modern transcription world. The most frequently used systems tend to be hand-held digital voice recorders and phone-based dial-in dictation systems, and each of these platforms … Continue reading

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Tips for Recording Telephone Interviews

Recording telephone interviews can be a tricky business, but by following a few simple tips and tweaking some of the things you are doing, you can get much better audio quality for playback and transcription. Typically telephone interviews are conducted … Continue reading

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