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Price: $199.99

Olympus - DR-2000

A perfect combination of professional features and a simple, portable design. (DOES NOT HAVE SOFTWARE)

Price: $199.99 w/ FREE USA SHIPPING

The Directrec DR-2000 is a perfect combination of professional features and a simple, portable design. Its convenient button placement, easy slide switch operability and comfortable ergonomics allow you to utilize it for hours of consecutive use, while its durable construction ensures you'll be doing so for years to come. Included DSS Player Pro software helps you automate, streamline, and manage recorded files. A Directrec Configuration Tool in DSS Player Pro allows for easy button customization and other flexible uses.


  • New and improved microphone system reduces extraneous sounds such as wind or machine noise created while recording, thus enabling a higher quality of sound recording.
  • New design and button location enables single-handed control without ever having to visually check the placement of function buttons.
  • DR-2000 has 3 programmable (A, B, C) buttons that can be easily customized to suit a particular preference or recording environment.
  • DR-2000 can be used as a USB microphone or USB speaker without installing a specialty driver. In addition, a powerful built-in speaker provides hi-fidelity acoustic playback.
  • DR-2000 can be used as a remote control for the DSS Player Pro software for both direct recording and editing recorded files on a PC.
  • DR-2000 can save a recording as a file on a PC in DSS format.
  • Two recording modes, SP (Standard Playback) mode or LP (Long Playback) mode.
  • Microphone sensor quality can be altered to better suit recording conditions and environment.
  • A priority level can be set on each file recorded.
  • Take advantage of the ability to insert and overwrite on an existing recording file.
  • Up to 16 index marks can be set in a file.
  • System Sounds (beep) are available to alert you to button operations or warn you of errors. They can be turned on or off according to your preference.
  • Up to 10 users ID's and Work Types can be registered in DSS Player Pro.
  • Register an ID directly in the DR-2000 and have it become part of the created recording files naming convention for quick and easy retrieval.
  • Professional Grade USB Cable is 10x mDR-2000 use 10mm, highly sensitive, built-in omni directional microphones. The microphone sensitivity can be easily adjusted with the DSS Player to suit the purpose of use. ore durable (more than 20,000 operations in an Olympus durability test) than a regular USB cable.
  • DR-2000 firmware can be easily updated to provide additional features or product enhancement.
  • Slide Switch Operation provides a quiet and easy user experience, improved comfort and increased productivity.
  • In addition to the 3 programmable buttons, additional functionality can be supported by combining any button on the DR-2000 using the Shift or Ctrl keys on a PC keyboard. This function is supported by the DSS Player Pro software (not included).

Technical Specifications

  • Recording Format: DSS (Digital Speech Standard)
  • Input Level: -70 dBv
  • PC Interface: USB
  • LED: Yes
  • Sampling Frequency: 8, 11, 12, 16, 22, 44kHz
  • Overall Frequency Response: 100 - 15,000 Hz
  • LP Mode: Yes
  • Demographic Data Input: Author ID, Work Type, Date/Time, Priority, Index, etc.
  • Practical Maximum Output: 300 mW or more
  • Speaker: Built in 36mm large diameter loudspeaker
  • Size: 6.2" x 1.9" x 1.1" (without protrusions)
  • Weight: 7.1 oz (including USB Cable)
  • OS: Supported Microsoft Windows Me/2000 Professional/XP Professional, Home Edition
  • CPU: Intel Pentium II class 333 MHz processor or faster (Processor 500 MHz or faster is recommended)
  • RAM: 128MB or more (256MB or more is recommended)
  • Sound Board: Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or 100% compatible sound card
  • Video Card and Display: 800 x 600 pixels or more, 256 colors or more
  • Removable Drive: 2x or faster CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM drive
  • USB Port: One or more free port

Included with this purchase

  • DR-2000
  • DSS Player Pro software
  • Instruction Manual

Other Important Information

    Quiet and easy to use slide switch results in high performance, comfort, and increased productivity.

    Access and utilize your favorite features quickly with two programmable buttons you can customize to suit a variety of situations and conditions.

    DR-2000 uses 10 mm highly sensitive, built-in omni-directional microphones.

    *Note - This microphone does not include software.