Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder
Get set for a truly media - rich experience. Not willing to rest on its laurels of delivering pure, studio - grade audio, Olympus goes to the next level with its LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder featuring Full HD movie capabilities. Its the latest stride to the future of a company that has been at the cutting edge of innovation since 1919. Innumerable breakthroughs punctuate Olympus formidable history. In audio engineering these encompass the invention of the microcassette recorder in 1969, the first professional digital audio recorder in 1997, and the ground - breaking, premium LS range of Linear PCM audio recorders.
Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder
Now, unrivalled opto - digital competence enabling minimized optics in the fields of high - end compact cameras and capsule endoscopy crosses over with supremacy in audio: With the release of the LS-20M, high - definition audio recording in glorious 96kHz/24bit Linear PCM format quality is now matched with 1080p Full HD movie recording. The Magic Movie Filter feature facilitates the adding of special art effects. In addition, this latest innovative device can also be deployed as a web camera with live monitor.
Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder listen to the sound
It has everything to get the heart of true audiophiles racing - and then some. Capable of stereo recording in uncompressed 96kHz/24bit Linear PCM format, the Olympus LS-20M faithfully captures and reproduces audio, such as a kicking live performance, in its full richness with a frequency response range spanning from a thumping 20Hz up to 96kHz. Enhancing the pureness of sound in windy conditions or noisy environments is an advanced integrated low - cut filter. Naturally, besides automatic recording level controls, users can also set this manually. A pair of high - sensitivity built - in microphones featuring a 90-degree layout and low - vibration structure are the ears of the unit. And providing utmost input flexibility, the LS-20M also offers a microphone and LINE IN jack. Versatile audio file management options including indexing and editing are the icing on the cake, making this latest high - tech device the perfect pocket partner for recording audio in studio quality.
Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder Seeing is believing
The Olympus LS-20M is also a feast for the visual senses - not only due to its drop - dead good looks. Its 5 Megapixel sensor enables Full HD movie recording (1080p) using the industry - standard MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec and incorporates a 4x digital zoom to get closer to the action. A range of artistic Magic Movie Filters including Rock, Pop, Pinhole and Sketch lend movies an individual look at the touch of a button. And thanks to the innovative Reverse Angle Recording function, razor - sharp footage can even be recorded while the unit is held upside down.
Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder Primed for work, creativity and enjoyment
Housed in a compact, futuristic body, the LS-20M matches credible looks and portability with a can - do, robust design. Two LCDs adorn its front, including a 2.0 inch / 5.1cm colour screen for framing movies and showcasing the results. A micro HDMI connector means that recorded digital footage and sound can also be easily shown and heard in all its high - definition glory when connected to an HDTV and/or external audio system. As a convenient additional feature, this multi - talented model can also be used as a webcam featuring a live monitor. Data is stored on SD or SDHC cards with up to 32GB capacity. A perfect symbiosis of design and function, the Olympus LS-20M is the sound choice for combined high - end audio and Full HD video recording in a pocket format.
Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder Features
Linear PCM (up to 96kHz/24bit) and MP3 file formats
High fidelity stereo microphones and amplifier circuit
90-degree microphone unit layout with low - vibration structure
Low - cut filter
Automatic or manual record level adjustment
File moving and copying
5 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
Fixed Focus (AF)
4x digital zoom
Full HD Movie/1080p (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)
Magic Movie Filter: Rock, Pop, Pinhole and Sketch
Web camera with live monitor
Elegant, compact design
Two LCDs (mono & 2.0 inch / 5.1cm color)
SD/SDHC card slot (up to 32GB)
Micro HDMI connector
5 types of video visualiser to enjoy sound and video effects together
Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM Recorder price and availability
It is shipped with a long - life Lithium - Ion battery and 2GB SD card, and will be available at a recommended price of 329 from June 2011.