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LS-P4

Specifications

 


Recording formats

Recording Formats Linear PCM format / FLAC format / MP3 format

Input Level

Input Level - 60 dBv

Sampling frequency

Linear PCM format / FLAC format 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 96.0 kHz
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 88.2 kHz
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 48.0 kHz
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 48.0 kHz
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 44.1 kHz
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 44.1 kHz
44.1 kHz mono : 44.1 kHz
MP3 format 320 kbps : 44.1 kHz
128 kbps : 44.1 kHz
64 kbps mono : 44.1 kHz

Maximum working output

Maximum working output 150 mW (8 Ω speaker)

Maximum output voltage

Maximum output voltage Recorder: ≦ 150 mV

Recording media

Internal NAND flash memory 8 GB
microSD card Supports card capacities ranging from 2 to 32 GB.
  • *Some recording media memory capacity is used as a management area, so the actual usable capacity will always be slightly less than the displayed capacity.

Bluetooth® Specification*

Standard Version 2.1+ EDR Support
Memory Class 2
Communication Distance Line of sight approx. 10 m(max.)
(The communication distance is guideline values. The communication distance may vary depending on ambient conditions.)
Operational Frequency Range 2.4 GHz to 2.4835 GHz
2 mW or less
Modulation Method FHSS
Firmware Ver. 1.0 or later
Compatible Profiles A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
HSP (Headset Profile)
HFP (Handsfree Profile)
SPP (Serial Port Profile)

Speaker

Speaker Built-in 18 mm diameter round dynamic speaker

Microphone jack

Microphone jack 3.5 mm diameter; Impedance: 2 kΩ

Earphone jack

Earphones jack 3.5 mm diameter; Impedance: 8 Ωminimum

Power source

Standard voltage 1.5 V
Battery One AAA dry cell battery (modelLR03), or one Olympus nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
(always use an Olympus BR404 for charging with the recorder)
External power supply USB-connection AC adapter (model A514; 5 VDC)

External dimensions / Weight / Operating temperature

External dimensions 108.9 × 39.6 × 14.4 mm
(Not including largest projection)
Weight 75 g
(including battery)
Operating temperature 0 to 42°C
(32 to 107.6°F)

Frequency response

 

When recording from microphone jack

Linear PCM/FLAC format 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 20 Hz to 44 kHz
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 20 Hz to 42 kHz
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 20 Hz to 23 kHz
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 20 Hz to 23 kHz
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 20 Hz to 21 kHz
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 20 Hz to 21 kHz
44.1 kHz mono : 20 Hz to 21 kHz
MP3 format 320 kbps : 20 Hz to 21 kHz
128 kbps : 20 Hz to 17 kHz
64 kbps mono : 20 Hz to 13 kHz


When recording with built-in stereo microphone

Central Mic ON 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Central Mic OFF 60 Hz to 20 kHz
  • *Frequency response upper limit is set by recording mode during MP3-format recording.

During playback

During playback 20 Hz to 44 kHz
  • *The upper and lower limit values of the frequency response depend on each recording format.


Battery life

 

When recording with built-in stereo microphone (using internal memory)

Linear PCM format(96.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 16 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(88.2 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 17 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 14 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(48.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 24 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 17 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(48.0 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 26 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 20 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 25 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 17 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 28 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 21 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 32 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 24 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(96.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 9 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(88.2 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(48.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 12 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(48.0 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 15 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 14 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 18 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 15 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 19 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 16 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 21 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 18 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(320 kbps) Alkaline dry cell battery : 31 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(128 kbps) Alkaline dry cell battery : 35 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 25 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(64 kbps mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 39 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 28 hour (approx.)
  • *The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.
 

During audio file playback (all playback modes) : During speaker playback

Linear PCM format(96.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 10 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(88.2 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 10 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(48.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(48.0 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(96.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 8 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 7 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(88.2 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 9 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 8 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(48.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 10 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(48.0 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 12 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(320 kbps) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(128 kbps) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(64 kbps mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 13 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 11 hour (approx.)
  • *The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.


During audio file playback (all playback modes) : During earphone playback

Linear PCM format(96.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 17 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 14 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(88.2 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 18 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 15 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(48.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 26 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 20 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(48.0 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 26 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 20 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 28 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 21 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 28 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 21 hour (approx.)
Linear PCM format(44.1 kHz mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 31 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(96.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 16 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 12 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(88.2 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 16 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 12 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(48.0 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 25 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 19 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(48.0 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 28 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 20 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz/24 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 30 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 21 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz/16 bits) Alkaline dry cell battery : 31 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
FLAC format(44.1 kHz mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 31 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(320 kbps) Alkaline dry cell battery : 30 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(128 kbps) Alkaline dry cell battery : 30 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
MP3 format(64 kbps mono) Alkaline dry cell battery : 31 hour (approx.)
Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery : 22 hour (approx.)
  • *The battery life figures shown here were determined using an Olympus test method (When [Mic Select] is set to [Central Mic Off], and [LED] is set to [Off]). Actual battery life figures will vary greatly according to the battery used and usage conditions (Changing the playback speed or using the [Zoom Mic], [Noise Cancel], [Voice Balancer] and [Bluetooth] functions may affect the battery life).
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery
  • *Battery life will be shorter when using a microSD card.


Recording Time

 

Linear PCM format

Internal memory (8 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 3 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 3 hour, 45 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 7 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 10 hour, 30 minutes (approx.) 
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 7 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 11 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono : 22 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
microSD card (32 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 14 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 16 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 29 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 44 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 32 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 48 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono : 96 hour (approx.)
microSD card (16 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 7 hour, 15 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 7 hour, 45 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 14 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 22 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 15 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 23 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono : 47 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
microSD card (8 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 3 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 3 hour, 45 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 7 hour, 15 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 11 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 7 hour, 45 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 11 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono : 23 hour, 30 mimutes (approx.)
  • *Actual available recording times may be shorter than the figures shown here when making short recordings repeatedly (Equipment displays of available/elapsed recording times should be considered guideline values). 
  • *Available recording time will also vary due to differences in the available memory capacity of different microSD cards.


FLAC format

Internal memory (8 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 5 hour (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 5 hour, 15 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 10 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 15 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 10 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 16 hour
44.1 kHz mono : 32 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
microSD card (32 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 21 hour (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 22 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 42 hour
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 63 hour
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 45 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 68 hour
44.1 kHz mono : 137 hour
microSD card (16 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 10 hour (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 11 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 20 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 31 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 22 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 34 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono : 68 hour (approx.)
microSD card (8 GB) 96.0 kHz/24 bits : 5 hour (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits : 5 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits : 10 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits : 15 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits : 11 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits : 17 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono : 34 hour (approx.)
  • *Actual available recording times may be shorter than the figures shown here when making short recordings repeatedly (Equipment displays of available/elapsed recording times should be considered guideline values). 
  • *Available recording time will also vary due to differences in the available memory capacity of different microSD cards.

MP3 format

Internal memory (8 GB)

320 kbps: 50 hour (approx.)
128 kbps : 126 hour (approx.)
64 kbps mono : 253 hour (approx.)
microSD card (32 GB) 320 kbps: 212 hour (approx.)
128 kbps : 530 hour (approx.)
64 kbps mono : 1060 hour (approx.)
microSD card (16 GB) 320 kbps: 105 hour (approx.)
128 kbps : 264 hour (approx.)
64 kbps mono : 525 hour (approx.)
microSD card (8 GB) 320 kbps: 52 hour (approx.)
128 kbps : 132 hour (approx.)
64 kbps mono : 264 hour (approx.)
  • *Actual available recording times may be shorter than the figures shown here when making short recordings repeatedly (Equipment displays of available/elapsed recording times should be considered guideline values). 
  • *Available recording time will also vary due to differences in the available memory capacity of different microSD cards.

Maximum recording time per file

 

Linear PCM format

96.0 kHz/24 bits 1 hour (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits 1 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits 2 hour (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits 3 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits 2 hour (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits 3 hour, 20 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 6 hour, 40 minutes (approx.)
  • *The maximum file size is limited to approximately 2 GB in linear PCM (WAV) format, and approximately 4 GB in FLAC/MP3 format.
  • *Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recording time per file is restricted to the specified values.

FLAC format

96.0 kHz/24 bits 2 hour, 50 minutes (approx.)
88.2 kHz/24 bits 3 hour, 10 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/24 bits 5 hour, 50 minutes (approx.)
48.0 kHz/16 bits 8 hour, 50 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/24 bits 6 hour, 20 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz/16 bits 9 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
44.1 kHz mono 19 hour, 10 minutes (approx.)
  • *The maximum file size is limited to approximately 2 GB in linear PCM (WAV) format, and approximately 4 GB in FLAC/MP3 format.
  • *Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recording time per file is restricted to the specified values.

MP3 format

320 kbps 29 hour, 40 minutes (approx.)
128 kbps 74 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
64 kbps mono 149 hour (approx.)
  • *The maximum file size is limited to approximately 2 GB in linear PCM (WAV) format, and approximately 4 GB in FLAC/MP3 format.
  • *Regardless of the amount of remaining memory, the maximum recording time per file is restricted to the specified values.

Number of music tracks (songs) that can be recorded

Internal memory (8GB) 1850 tracks (approx.)
At 128 kbps, 4 minutes per track
  • *Note that recorder specifications and appearanc are subject to change without prior notice for performance improvements or other upgrading.
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