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Sony ICD-SX57

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Sony ICD-SX57

The Sony ICD-SX57 is a digital voice recorder and music player with an all-aluminum body. It measures 1.10 x 4.72 x 0.54 inches (W x H x D) and weighs 2.26 ounces. The device connects via USB to PCs equipped with Windows 98, ME, 2000 Professional, XP Home Edition, XP Professional, and XP Media Center Edition.

The recorder is powered by 2 AAA batteries that can last up to 20 hours of continuous recording and up to 13 hours of continuous playback. It can also be used with a 120V AC a…

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Sony ICD-SX57

The Sony ICD-SX57 is a digital voice recorder and music player with an all-aluminum body. It measures 1.10 x 4.72 x 0.54 inches (W x H x D) and weighs 2.26 ounces. The device connects via USB to PCs equipped with Windows 98, ME, 2000 Professional, XP Home Edition, XP Professional, and XP Media Center Edition.

The recorder is powered by 2 AAA batteries that can last up to 20 hours of continuous recording and up to 13 hours of continuous playback. It can also be used with a 120V AC adaptor.

Voice Recorder

The ICD-SX57 is equipped with an integrated stereo microphone with adjustable sensitivity. It encodes recordings in MSV or DVF format. It also comes with Advanced Digital Voice Operated Recording. Through the Advanced VOR setting, recording only begins when the device senses sound. It also stops during silent pauses. Other functions of the Sony ICD-SX57 include Sony’s Digital Voice Up which increases the volume when the user is recording at a distance from the source.

Users of the recorder can choose from 4 different modes including STLP, ST, SP, and LP. Depending on the mode being used, the device can record from 10 hours (ST mode) to 90 hours (LP mode).

Storage

The Sony ICD-SX57 has a built-in flash memory of 256 megabytes. A maximum of 99 files can be stored in each of the five folders provided. Bookmarks can also be inserted within files so users can easily access specific recording points.

Playback

Apart from using the device to play recordings, the ICD-SX57 also supports playback of audio files in MP3 format. It has a feature for digital pitch control allowing users to listen to recordings slower or faster than real time. It also allows alarm playback.

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