1 DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER . VN-7200/VN-7100 . INSTRUCTIONS. Register your product on and get additional benefits from Olympus! EN. Introduction f Danger Avoid recording or playing back near cellular phones or other Thank you for purchasing an If the product is used without wireless equipment, as they may Olympus DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER . observing the information given cause interference and noise. Please read these instructions under this symbol, serious injury If you experience noise, move for information about using the or death may result. to another place, or move the product correctly and safely. Keep f Warning RECORDER further away from such the instructions handy for future equipment. reference. To ensure successful If the product is used without Do not use organic solvents such recordings, we recommend that you observing the information given as alcohol and lacquer thinner to test the record function and volume under this symbol, injury or clean the unit. before use. death may result.
2 Warning regarding data loss: The contents of this document f Caution Recorded content in memory may may be changed in the future If the product is used without without advanced notice. Contact be destroyed or erased by operating observing the information mistakes, unit malfunction, or our Customer Support Center for given under this symbol, minor during repair work. the latest information relating to product names and model personal injury, damage to the For important recorded content, we numbers. equipment, or loss of valuable recommend you to make a note of it The illustration of the screen data may result. before formatting the RECORDER . and the RECORDER shown in this Any liability for passive damages or manual may differ from the actual damage of any kind occurred due product. The utmost care has Caution for usage environment to data loss incurred by a defect of been taken to ensure the integrity To protect the high-precision the product, repair performed by of this document but if you find technology contained in this the third party other than Olympus a questionable item, error or product, never leave the RECORDER or an Olympus authorized service omission, please contact our in the places listed below, no station, or any other reasons is Customer Support Center.
3 Matter if in use or storage: excluded from the Olympus' liability. Any liability for passive damages or Places where temperatures damage of any kind occurred due and/or humidity are high or go Handling the RECORDER to data loss incurred by a defect of through extreme changes. Direct the product, repair performed by f Warning: sunlight, beaches, locked cars, or the third party other than Olympus near other heat sources (stove, Do not use the RECORDER near or an Olympus authorized service radiator, etc.) or humidifiers. flammable or explosive gases. station, or any other reason is In sandy or dusty environments. Keep young children and infants excluded. away from the RECORDER . Near flammable items or Always use and store the RECORDER Safety precautions explosives. In wet places, such as bathrooms out of the reach of young children Before using your new RECORDER , or in the rain. When using and infants to prevent the following read this manual carefully to ensure products with weatherproof dangerous situations, which could that you know how to operate designs, read their manuals as cause serious injury: it safely and correctly.
4 Keep this well. 1 Becoming entangled in manual in an easily accessible In places prone to strong the RECORDER strap, causing location for future reference. vibrations. strangulation. The warning symbols indicate Never drop the RECORDER or 2 Accidentally swallowing the important safety related subject it to severe shocks or battery, cards or other small information. To protect yourself parts. vibrations. and others from personal injury or 3 Accidentally being injured by the The RECORDER may malfunction moving parts of the RECORDER . damage to property, it is essential if it is used in a location where Do not use or store the RECORDER in that you always read the warnings it is subject to a magnetic/ dusty or humid places. and information provided. electromagnetic field, radio Do not disassemble, repair or waves, or high voltage, such modify the unit yourself. as near a TV set, microwave, Do not operate the unit while video game, loud speakers, operating a vehicle (such as a large monitor unit, TV/radio bicycle, motorcycle, or car).
5 Tower, or transmission towers. In such cases, turn the RECORDER off and on again before further operation. EN. f Caution: Stop using the RECORDER To prevent causing battery leaks or damaging their terminals, Getting started immediately if you notice any carefully follow all instructions Remove the screen protector on the unusual odors, noise, or smoke regarding the use of batteries. display. around it. Never attempt to disassemble a Never remove the batteries with bare hands, which may cause a fire battery or modify it in any way, solder, etc. Identification of parts or burn your hands. If a battery fluid gets into your Be careful with the strap. eyes, flush your eyes immediately 1 0. Be careful with the strap when you with clear, cold running water carry the RECORDER . It could easily and seek medical attention immediately. 2. catch on stray objects and cause serious damage. Handle the RECORDER with care to f Warning: ! avoid getting a low-temperature Keep batteries dry at all times. Do not use a battery if it is 3.
6 Burn. When the RECORDER contains metal cracked or broken. 4. parts, overheating can result Never subject batteries to strong in a low-temperature burn. Pay shocks or continuous vibration. 5. attention to the following: If a battery leaks, becomes #. When used for a long period, the discolored or deformed, or 6 $. RECORDER will get hot. If you hold becomes abnormal in any other 7. on to the RECORDER in this state, way during operation, stop using %. a low-temperature burn may be the RECORDER . 8. ^. caused. If a battery leaks fluid onto your In places subject to extremely clothing or skin, remove the 9 &. cold temperatures, the clothing and flush the affected temperature of the RECORDER 's area with clean, running cold body may be lower than the water immediately. If the fluid environmental temperature. burns your skin, seek medical If possible, wear gloves when attention immediately. handling the RECORDER in cold 1 Built-in microphone Keep battery out of the reach of temperatures. children.
7 2 MIC (Microphone) jack Battery handling precautions If you notice anything unusual 3 POWER switch when using this product such as 4 Recording indicator light (LED). Follow these important guidelines abnormal noise, heat, smoke, or a to prevent batteries from leaking, burning odor: 5 STOP (4) button overheating, burning, exploding, or 1 remove the battery immediately 6 ERASE button causing electrical shocks or burns. while being careful not to burn 7 0 button yourself, and; 8 `OK button f Danger: 2 call your dealer or local Olympus Batteries should never be representative for service. 9 FOLDER/INDEX button exposed to flame, heated, short- 0 EAR (Earphone) jack f Caution: circuited or disassembled. Please recycle batteries to help ! Display (LCD panel). Never heat or incinerate batteries. @ REC (s) (Record) button save our planet's resources. When Take precautions when carrying or storing batteries to prevent you throw away dead batteries, # + button be sure to cover their terminals $ 9 button them from coming into contact and always observe local laws and with any metal objects such as % DISP/MENU button regulations.
8 Jewelry, pins, fasteners, etc. ^ button Never store batteries where they will be exposed to direct & Built-in speaker sunlight, or subjected to high temperatures in a hot vehicle, near a heat source, etc. EN . Inserting batteries Turning off the power: You can select the order of the month , day and year by While the RECORDER is in stop mode, slide the POWER switch to the [OFF/ pressing the DISP/MENU button while setting them. HOLD] position. Power save mode: 6 Press the STOP (4) button to close If the RECORDER is on and stops for 5 the menu screen. minutes or longer, the display shuts off and it goes into power save mode. Recording To exit power save mode, press any button. The RECORDER provides four folders, [&], ['], [(] and [)]. To change HOLD: the folder selection, press the If you slide the POWER switch to the FOLDER/INDEX button while the [OFF/HOLD] position, the current RECORDER is stopped. These four folders conditions will be preserved, and all can be selectively used to distinguish buttons will be disabled.
9 The kind of recording; for example, Folder [&] might be used to store Setting time and date private information, while Folder [']. [dATE] might be dedicated to store business information. If you set the time and date beforehand, the information will be 1 Press the FOLDER/INDEX button stored automatically when the file to select the desired folder. is recorded. This function enables Newly recorded audio will easier file management. be saved as the last file in the Strap hole (Strap is not supplied.) selected folder. When [ ] appears on the display, " When you install batteries for 2 Press the REC (s) button to start replace the batteries as soon as the first time or each time you recording. possible. When the batteries are replace the batteries, the hour . too weak, [ ], [LO] and [bATT] Recording mode indicator will flash. When the appears on the display and the hour is flashing, conduct the Current folder RECORDER shuts down. setup from step 4. File number ". Remove the batteries if you are not 1 While the RECORDER is during Microphone sensitivity going to use the RECORDER for an stop mode, press and hold the extended period of time.
10 DISP/MENU button. Elapsed recording time The recording indicator light will Turning on the power 2 Press the + or button to select turn on. Slide the POWER switch to the [ON]. [dATE]. Turn the microphone in the position. 3 Press the `OK button. direction of the source to be The hour will flash on the recorded. display. 3 Press the STOP (4) button to stop 4 Press the + or button to change recording. ON. the setting. Pause: 5 Press the `OK or 9 button to If the RECORDER is in recording mode set. and the REC (s) button is pressed, Repeat step 4 and 5 to set recording pauses. If the REC (s). minute , year , month and button is pressed again, recording day . After the day has been resumes. set, the RECORDER 's clock will start working. ". OFF You can select between 12 and To ensure recording from the 24 hours display by pressing beginning, start recording after you the DISP/MENU button while see the display and the recording setting the hour and minute. indicator light turning on. EN. If the number of files inside the Playback through earphone: Changing the playback speed recording folder reached 200 or An earphone can be connected the memory becomes full, you will to the EAR jack of the RECORDER for 1 Press the `OK button to start not be able to record any further, playback.