Consumer Voice and Music Recorders

When you don’t have a music recording studio with you, but you still want the best quality sound possible, consider a music and voice recorder from American Dictation.

These advanced technology recorders are designed to capture all types of special events, from meetings and lectures, to choir rehearsals and concerts. Quality stereo microphones and high sampling rates give you the ability to capture every sound with the most clarity possible with an affordable device.

Both Windows and Mac compatible, the Olympus music and voice recorders are packed with features you’ll find indispensable.

Olympus LS Series PCM Digital Recorders

Top of the line, studio-quality recording in a portable package, the LS-100 brings unbelievable reproduction into your hand. Perfect for musical events, the LS-100 records in 24 bit, 96 kHz linear PCM format. Expand your capacity beyond the 4 GB built-in memory by adding ups to 64 GB. Records in Linear PCM (WAV)or MP3 formats to give you maximum recording versatility.

Featuring 24V/48V phantom power and integrated left and right stereo XLR / 14″ phone combo jacks, the LS-100 is sure to please the most discriminating user. Add in multi tracking, and you have a professional grade sound studio in your pocket.

Olympus DM Series Digital Recorders

These affordable devices are aimed at giving you complete event recording flexibility. Portability, great recording capabilities and high quality internal microphones make these a perennial favorite.

Spoken Menus

The DM Series is very popular among those with limited sight due to the built-in “spoken menus” feature. As you navigate the menu on these recorders, a voice announces each item and your choice selections.



Olympus LS-100LS-100 Olympus LS-14LS-14 Olympus WS-853WS-853
Linear PCM- Better than CD Yes Yes Yes
Line in Jack Yes Yes
Wifi control via Smartphone
XLR Input Jacks Yes
Recording Format Linear PCM, MP3 Linear PCM(WAV)/MP3 Linear PCM, MP3 and WMA
Recording Media Built-in 4 GB Built-in 4 GB Flash Memory Built-in 8 GB Flash Memory
External Memory Up to 64GB SD/SDHC Card Up to 32GB SDHC Card Up to 32 GB microSD
PC Interface USB USB USB
Speaker 23mm round 28mm round 18 mm
Microphone Jack Yes Yes Yes
Earphone Jack Yes Yes Yes
Power Supply Li-Ion Rechargeable 2 AA Batteries 1 AAABattery
External Power Supply (Optional) Yes Yes
Size (L x W x D), Excluding Protrusions 6.28” x 2.75” x 1.31” 5.46″ x 2.07″ x .90″ 4.0″ x 1.6″ x 0.6″
Weight, Including Batteries 9.8 oz (165 g), including battery 5.8 oz (165 g), including battery 1.9 ozs including battery
Supported Operating Systems Windows / Mac Windows / Mac Windows / Mac
Suggested Retail* $399.99* $199.99* $149.99*