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Sony 16 GB Digital Flash Voice Recorder - ICDSX1000

Abt Model: ICDSX1000 | UPC Code: 027242860087
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Sony 16 GB Premium Digital Flash Voice Recorder - ICDSX1000

Feature packed the ICD-SX1000 delivers. Combining flexibility and capability with convenience for musicians, business people and students the ICDSX1000 offers: a 3-element stereo microphone, LPCM and MP3 Record modes, Memory Card Slot, Manual/Automatic Level Control, Intelligent Noise Cut circuitry, the ICD-SX1000 offers powerful recording capability in the palm of your hand.

Key Features:

  • Built-in 16 GB flash memory
  • Up to 636 Hours of maximum recording time
  • 3-Element S-Microphone for 40–40 kHz audio response
  • Dual-AD convertors for 96KHz/24-bit audio recording
  • S-Master® digital amplification for premium playback
  • Memory Card Expansion Slot (microSD/M2)
  • Automatic/Manual record level settings w/Limiter
  • Pre-Record Mode buffering so you’ll never miss a beat
  • USB Direct-PC & Mac® compatibility with charging
  • Internal lithium-ion battery for up to 19 hrs of recording


  • Premium Recording Introducing the ideal digital voice recorder for business and music recording, delivering Sony’s legendary ease of use with superior recording and audio playback capability.
  • Built-in 16 GB Flash Memory 16 GB of available internal flash memory provides ample space for recording life’s important moments-up to 636 hours in fact.1
  • 3 Element Microphone Capture every nuance, distant or low volume, with greater clarity via a 3-element microphone array featuring adjustable sensitivity and zoom functionality.
  • Dual AD Convertors Dual analog to digital converters work in tandem to deliver wider dynamic range with minimized distortion. The result is smoother/fuller sounding recordings that capture everything from the quietest whisper to the loudest noise in the room and all things in between.
  • S-MASTER® Digital Amplification After the fact, S-Master® digital amplification faithfully reproduces your recordings, including 192KHz/24-bit resolution files, with all the captured fidelity of the actual, physical moment.
  • Memory Card Expansion Slot A built-in Memory Card Expansion Slot (microSD/M2) allows for additional recording time via removable flash memory. It can also be used to transfer recordings to a computer. Thanks to the cross-memory recording feature, the recorder can automatically extend a recording from the built-in flash memory to the micro SD card to avoid interruption.
  • Automatic/Manual Record Level The recorder can be configured to automatically adjust recording levels for optimum results, or when necessary allow for manual control. In manual mode, a Limiter Function prevents recording distortion from loud sounds.
  • Pre-Record Mode Pre-Record mode, when activated, buffers sound for five seconds prior to the moment when the Record key is depressed so you never miss a word or note.
  • USB-Direct PC And Mac® Compatibility A convenient retractable USB terminal enables direct connectivity and charging with both Windows® and Macintosh® computers.3
  • Lithium-Ion Battery A built-in rechargeable battery delivers up to 19 hours of recording time so you will never miss a beat.2



  • Format(s) Supported: Recording - MP3 files: Bit Rate: 48 kbps - 320 kbps, VBR Sampling Frequencies: 16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz File Extension: .mp3 PCM files: Bit Rate: 16/24 bit Sampling Frequencies: 44.1/96.1 kHz File Extension: .wav Playback - MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV
  • Frequency Range: LPCM 96/24: 40 - 40,000 Hz LPCM 44/16: 40 - 20,000 Hz MP3 320k: 40 - 20,000 Hz MP3 192k: 40 - 18,000 Hz MP3 128k: 40 - 16,000 Hz MP3 48k (Mono): 40 - 14,000 Hz
  • Microphone: Built-in, 3-Element S-Mic microphone
  • Recording System: Digital Stereo, Monaural Recording, Zoom functionality

Audio Features

  • Microphone Sensitivity Feature: Yes (Auto & Manual SENS Settings with Limiter functionality)
  • Recording Features: 6 Modes: Linear PCM 24/16 bit / MP3 320kbps / MP3 192kbps / MP3 128kbps / MP3 48kbps (Mono)


  • Message Folder(s): 5 Pre-Programmed at factory (400 Maximum) 199 Maximum files per folder 4074 Maximum files

Convenience Features

  • Erase/Protect
  • Message Folder(s): (400 Folders maximum)
  • On-Screen Clock: With Calendar
  • Safety Lock: (Hold Function)
  • Search Features: Cue/Review, Easy Search, Calendar Search, Track Mark


  • Color: Black


  • Recording Media: Built-In Flash Memory 16GB³ and Memory Card Expansion Slot (microSD/M2)
  • Recording and Playback Times: Linear PCM (96 kHz/24 bit): 6 hrs 35 min; Max 12 hrs battery MP3 (192 kbps): 159 hrs; Max 17 hrs battery life MP3 (48 kbps MONO): Max 636 hrs; Max 19 hrs
  • Type of Use: Ultra Portable Voice Recorder


  • Display: Full Function backlit (LED) LCD Display with recording operation indicator

Inputs and Outputs

  • Headphone Output(s): 1 (Minijack, Stereo)
  • Microphone Input: 1 (Minijack, Stereo)
  • USB Port(s): 1 (Retractable USB jack), High-Speed USB Compatible
  • Memory Stick: Max recording time (48 kbps MONO): 4 GB = 178 hrs; 8 GB= 357 hrs; 16 GB = 715 hrs


  • Memory Size: 16 GB = 17,179,869,184 bytes Available: 12.8 GB (13,743,895,347 bytes)


  • Battery Life (Approx): Up to 19 hours
  • Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium
  • Output Power: 150 mW


  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows® 8 Windows® 7 SP1 or higher, Windows Vista® SP 2 or higher, Windows XP SP3 or higher Mac OS X (v10.3.9-v10.8), pre-installed
  • Supplied Software: Application Software, Sound Organizer (On unit) compatible with: Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista® SP 2 or higher, Windows XP SP3 or higher


  • Speaker Dimensions: Approx. 0.4 x 0.2 in. (10 x 6 mm) diameter

What's In The Box:

  • IC Recorder (1)
  • Application Software, Sound Organizer (1)
  • USB connection support cable (1)
  • Stereo headphones (1)
  • Carrying Case (1)
  • Stand (1)
  • Wind Screen (1)
  • Quick Start Guide (1)

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1 lbs
  • Shipping: 4 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Depth: 0.6"
  • Height: 4.3"
  • Width: 1.6"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts And Labor
More reasons to buy the Sony ICDSX1000 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony ICDSX1000 is Brand New.
  • The Sony ICDSX1000 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Memory16 GB
Recording FormatMP3
Recording Time (hours)636 Hours
Height (inches)4.3
Width (inches)1.6
Depth (inches)0.6
Sony 16 GB Digital Flash Voice Recorder

Sony 16 GB Digital Flash Voice Recorder


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