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Olympus VN-5000 Silver Voice Recorder - VN-5000

Abt Model: VN5000 | UPC Code: 050332164741
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Olympus VN-5000 Silver Voice Recorder - VN5000

The power to recall every sound. A sleek, pocket-sized voice recorder, the VN-5000 is perfect for people who want to record interviews, lectures and conversations. Its intuitive thumb pad controls make it easy to record, index and manage your files. Plus, it offers 300 hours of continuous recording time—so you won’t have to cut anyone short.

    • Supports over 300 hours of continuous recording with 512MB memory.
    • Allows you to electronically mark where each file begins so you can easily find, erase and transfer files.
    • Records for up to 39 hours before you have to replace or recharge batteries.
    • Allows you to electronically mark where each file begins so you can easily find, erase and transfer files.


  • Slow and Fast Playback modes let you listen to audio 25 percent slower or 50 percent faster than real time.
  • Easy file management functions allow you to erase single files, multiple files as well as transfer files.
  • Large LCD for easy, quick viewing of file locations, recording status and battery life.
  • Certified as an Olympus Eco-product, this voice recorder has a reduced environmental footprint across its entire product lifecycle, which encompasses not only the product and its packaging, but also the manufacturing and logistical processes in bringing the product to the marketplace.
  • Record up to 300 hours and 30 minutes of uninterrupted audio in LP mode.
  • Contains four folders and each folder stores up to 100 files.
  • Select from three recording modes to meet your specific needs: HQ for high-quality; SP and LP for extended recording.
  • Voice activation extends recording time by recording only when the microphone senses sound.
  • Index marks let you specify a particular point in a recording or playback for easy retrieval.
  • Use the timer recording option to set a start and end time for a particular recording.
  • Playback a pre-selected file at a specific time for reminders or wake-up calls.

Package Contents:

  • VN-5000 Recorder
  • Warranty Card
  • Instruction Manual
  • 2 x AAA Batteries


  • Recording Format Multi-codec: HQ/SP: SubBand, LP: CELP
  • Recording Media Built-in 512 MB flash memory
  • Recording Time
    • HQ mode: Approximately 20 hours, 5 minutes
    • SP mode: Approximately 53 hours, 40 minutes
    • LP mode: Approximately 300 hours, 30 minutes
  • LED Two colors (red = record; green = playback)
  • Folders Messages 4/100 per folder
  • Sampling Frequency
    • HQ: 17.6 kHz
    • SP: 10.6 kHz
    • LP: 6.6 kHz
  • Overall Frequency Response
    • HQ: 200-7,900 Hz
    • SP: 300-4,700 Hz
    • LP: 300-2,900 Hz
  • LP Mode Yes
  • Voice Activation Yes
  • Practical Maximum Output 120 mW
  • Speaker 28 mm round dynamic speaker
  • Microphone Jack 3.5 mm mini-jack, impedance 2k ohms
  • Earphone Jack 3.5 mm mini-jack, impedance 8 ohms
  • Power Supply
    • Two AAA alkaline (LR03 or R03) batteries or
    • two AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries
  • Battery Life
    • Alkaline: Approximately 39 hours
    • NiMH: Approximately 22 hours

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 4.0"
  • Width: 1.4"
  • Depth: 0.8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Including Batteries:
    • Unit: 0.1375 lbs
    • Shipping: 1 lb
Key Features
300 Hours Of Continuous Recording/ 512MB Memory/ Three Recording Modes/ Index Marks/ Large LCD/ Voice Activation/ Slow And Fast Playback Modes/ Silver Finish
More reasons to buy the Olympus VN-5000 from Abt Electronics
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  • The Olympus VN-5000 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
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