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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
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)/ Black Finish
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
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