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Olympus LS 12 Music And Sound Linear PCM Digital Voice Recorder


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Olympus LS 12 Music And Sound Linear PCM Digital Voice Recorder

The LS-12 makes it easier than ever for you to capture songs with professional, better-than-CD sound quality. High-quality direction microphones are perfectly complemented by an intuitive user interface, handy metronome lamps, full connectivity and more.

Where Professional Sound Meets Simplicity

The LS-12 offers improved low noise and high quality microphones which capture flawless sound. Combined with new Mode Dials and various music functions the LS-12 is where professional sound meets simplicity.

LS-12: Overview Video

Superior quality stereo microphones.

Improved low noise and high quality microphones capture flawless sound

Various Music Functions

An all-in-one solution for musicians, the LS-12 offers a display status for the built-in metronome and tuner as well as overdubbing and a pre-recording function

Mode Dial for easy selection between functions

Makes simple even simpler. Smart Mode and Quick Mode dials allow for professional recording quickly and easily

Smart Mode

Adjusts to the best recording level based on the loudest sound.


The extra-high quality linear PCM recording has a quantization bit rate of up to 24 bit and a sampling frequency of up to 96 kHz – better than CD-quality sound.

High quality speaker

Allows you to enjoy high-quality sound playback anytime, anywhere.


Ensures immediate recording as well as features a SD\SDHC slot with the potential to hold up to 32GB of additional memory

PCM and MP3 recording formats

Record and playback in the format of your choice.

Long battery life

50 hours of battery life means your LS-12 will always be ready to capture your sound.

Up to 99 index marks

Easily find critical parts of your recording.

Tripod hole

For optional clip stand or tripod.

Recording Format Linear PCM(WAV)/MP3
Recording Media Built-in 2GB Flash Memory Removeable Media SD (SDHC) Card (up to 32GB)
Frequency characteristics (Internal Microphone) 60Hz~20kHz
Card Format SD, SDHC
PC Interface USB
Speaker Built-in ø28 mm round dynamic speaker
Microphone Jack φ3.5mm, impedance approx. 2kΩ
Earphone Jack φ3.5mm impedance 8Ω or more
Line in Jack φ3.5mm, impedance approx. 10kΩ
Power Supply 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
Tresmic No
Smart mode Yes
Mode select dial Yes
Pre-recording function Yes
Over Dubbing function Yes
Metronome function Yes
Tuner function Yes
Lowcut Filter Yes (100Hz/300Hz)
Voice Guidance Yes
Size 5.46" x 2.07" x .90"
Weight 5.82 ozs
OS Supported "Microsoft Windows XP/ Vista/7/8
Mac OS X 10.4.11~10.8"

Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

LS-12 Package Contents

  • LS-12 Recorder
  • Warranty Card
  • Instructional Manual
  • AA alkaline battery ×2
  • USB cable

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