The LS-12 Linear PCM Recorder from Olympus is designed as an all-in-one, portable recording solution. Built for professional sound quality, it records at a maximum bit depth of 24-bit and a 96 kHz sample rate. The built-in stereo microphones and speaker allow for simple recording and playback without the need of any additional gear. However, there are 3.5mm stereo mini-jack mic and line inputs for connecting additional audio equipment such as microphones or CD players, and a USB port for interfacing with your computer.
The LS-12 also offers convenient features for musicians such as a built-in metronome and tuner as well as overdubbing and a pre-recording function. Further, you can find important moments in your recordings by using the index mark feature. In terms of storage, the LS-12 is equipped with 2GB of internal memory and also features an SD slot.
|Recording Format||PCM (WAV), MP3|
|Recording Media||Built-in: 2 GB flash memory |
Removable media: SD (SDHC) card (up to 32 GB)
|Card Format||SD, SDHC|
|Speaker||1 x 1.1" (28 mm) round dynamic speaker|
|Microphone Input||1 x 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack, 2 kohms impedance|
|Frequency Response||60 Hz - 20 kHz for internal microphones|
|Headphone||1 x 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack, 8 ohms impedance|
|Power Requirements||2 x AA alkaline batteries|
|OS Supported||Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7/8 |
Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||2.07x0.9x5.46" (5.25x2.28x13.8cm)|