September 1, 2011 — Olympus introduced the second-generation Directrec series, an enhanced line of three Directrec dictation devices. The new DR-1200, DR-2200 and DR-2300 offer strong audio reproduction, programmability and ease-of-use in a professional recorder.
The second generation evolves into a total system solution for information technology (IT) administrators and systems integrators. Dictating is easy thanks to the slide switch on the DR-2200 and DR-2300, and the push button on the DR-1200. The devices also record directly onto a personal computer.
A triple-color LED screen shows the current recording status, while a new trackball allows users to navigate freely on the PC or Mac without having to utilize the computer’s mouse.
The low-noise directional microphone guarantees clear dictation recordings. The built-in speaker provides high-quality acoustic playback without the need for specialty drivers.
The DR-2300 offers a barcode module enabling automatic allocation of voice files to client, case, or patient records.
Device Configuration Manager software enables customization of the five designated programmable buttons to suit any recording condition or environment. The remaining buttons, including volume controls, can also be fully customized. Furthermore, an improved Software Development Kit (SDK) makes productivity-boosting customizations possible.
Each of the three small handheld devices sits at 6.1 x 1.8 x 1.2 inches, with a cord reaching 98.4 inches. The microphone sensitivity can be set to +6 or +18 dB. Each recorder integrates with any PC or Mac system via a USB cord.
All three recorders are available starting in August 2011.
For more information: www.getolympus.com