Olympus DS-9500

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Professional Dictation, Simplified.

Record your voice and manage dictation workflow with enhanced clarity and increased flexibility in any environment.

With advanced features including WiFi technology, a superior noise canceling system, and enhanced structural integrity, the DS-9500 will simplify your workflow and improve dictation management efficiency. WiFi capability enables you to send dictation immediately to your transcriptionist without a USB cord, docking station, or computer. Intelligent dual microphones control the directionality to keep the focus on the person dictating and suppress ambient noise in offices, hospitals, cars, airports, and other noisy environments. A triple layer studio quality filter ensures accurate voice capture while reducing unwanted sounds including breath “pops” and wind vibrations. This ensures superior accuracy and enhanced workflow efficiency. Encapsulated in a 1.5 – meter (4.9-ft) shockproof body and equipped with an optical slide switch, the DS-9500 is designed to be a strong and dependable workhorse in heavy use environments. Complete with 256 bit AES encryption and device pin lock, the DS-9500 provides trusted security for your most sensitive information.


Key Features • WiFi compatible for immediate file sharing with transcriptionist
• Intelligent dual microphones suppress unwanted background noise
• Triple-layer sound studio pop filter blocks breath and wind vibrations
• Certified up to 1.5 meter shockproof body
• Precise slide switch (REC / STOP / PLAY / REW)
• Full Color TFT LCD with white LED backlight, 36.72mm x 48.96mm / 2.4 inch (240 x 320 pixels)
• Rechargeable Li-ion-battery (1350mAh)
• Storage media: Secure Digital (SD, SDHC), 2GB, 32GB (External)
• Internal storage media: 2GB (micro SD), DSS Pro SP = approx. 306 hours recording time
Recording Formats • DSS / DSS Pro / WAV / MP3
Professional Speech Processing • Author IDs: 10
• Worktypes: 20
• Priority: High/Normal
• Verbal comments (up to 32 per file), Text editor, Pending, File lock
Advanced Recording Features • Voice activated recording (VCVA)
• Microphone sensitivity: 3 Levels (High/Middle/Low)(Conference Mode = Auto)
• Insert, Overwrite, Append, Partially erase: Only with DSS Pro & DSS (Overwrite & Append: also WAV)
• Index Marks Per File: 32 (DSS Pro/WAV/MP3), 16 (DSS)
• Level meter, VCVA indicator
• Folders: Up to 7 (name changeable)
• Hands-free dictation, stand-alone transcription with optional Olympus Footswitch RS-31
• Full-duplex recording with headphones
Playback • Speed: Slow/Normal/Fast
• Volume level: Adjustable from 0 to 30
• Cue / Review
Stationary Operations • Applicable as PC microphone
• Controlling PC application ODMS
Administrative Settings • Accessibility: Various settings related to user authorization, e.g., prohibiting erasing of files; menu settings
• Splash message: Option to set personalized welcome message during start-up
• Main button guide: Shows current slide switch function on display
• Alarms: Option to set alarms for particular occasions; beeping noise
• Customizable display content: Option to customize information shown on display
• Programmable buttons: 3
• Single user and workgroup installation
• Server installations including license manager and manager tools (optional)
• Citrix / WTS / Thin client support
Technical Data • Dimensions: 4.75 in (H) x 1.96 in (W) x .73 in (D) weight: 4.1 oz (including battery)
• Languages: English, German, Czech, Spanish, French, Danish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Italian
• Operating systems: Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10) | Mac OS X (10.10-10.13)
• Recommended operating condition: 0-42°C / 32-107.6°F
• Mini USB 2.0 composite / storage class
• Charging via AC adapter or USB
• Speaker (integrated): Built-in .43 x .59 in square dynamic speaker, 320mW (8Ω speaker)
• Headphone/microphone jacks: Ø3.5mm mini jack | impedance 2kΩ, Ø3.5mm mini jack | impedance 8Ω or more
Packaging Contents • microSD card
• Warranty card
• Instruction manual
• LI-92B Lithium-ion rechargeable battery,
• A-517 AC Adaptor,
• KP-30 microUSB Cable,
• CS-151 Carrying Case,
• CR-21 Docking Station,
• Olympus Dictation Management System (ODMS) License (Dictation Module)
Available Accessories • LI-42B Li-ion battery
• LI-41C Charger for LI-42B
• A514 USB connector / AC adapter
• A51 5V AC adapter
• AS-7000 PC transcription kit with RS31 footswitch