Quick Start Guide
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ation Printed in China
et’ s try out your new IC rec or der Using the menu
Charge the IC r ecor der .
Slide the USB slide lever in the direction of the arr
ow ( -A), and
insert the USB connector into the USB port of a running c
When the battery is fully charged,
the battery indicator will
Disconnect the IC r ecor der .
e that the operation indica tor does not light. Then refer
to the help guide to r
emove the IC recor der safely .
P ower on.
T urn the power on.
Slide and hold the HOLD•PO
WER switch in the direction of
WER” until the window display appears.
o turn the power off, slide and hold the HOLD•PO WER switch in the
“POWER” until “Power Off” is displayed.
o prevent unintentional oper ations (HOLD)
Slide the HOLD•PO
WER switch in the direction of “HOLD” until “HOLD”
¼ T o release the IC r ecorder fr om the HOLD status, slide the HOLD•POWER
ds the center .
. Set the initial settings.
When you turn the power on for the first time,
or when the clock has
not been set,
“Setting Date&Time” appears, and you c an set the clock.
Press or to select “Next, ” and then
window appears on the display .
Press or to change the number of the year , and then
s (play/enter) to enter the number . Repea t this
edure to se t month, day , hour , and minute in sequence.
ou can move the cursor to the previous item by pr essing BACK/
When you set the minute and pres s (play/enter), the
clock reflects the se
tting and the setting window for turning the
beep sound on or off is displayed.
Press or to select “Y es” or “No, ” and then press .
When you finish setting the beep,
the HOME menu window is
ˎ If you do not pres s any buttons within 1 minute at initial settings, the
initial setting mode is canc
eled and the window will return to the HOME
ˎ Y ou can set the clock setting and beep sound setting lat er. For details,
o the Help Guide of the IC recor der.
olders and files
Audio files rec
orded by the IC r ecorder ar e stored in a folder of the IC r ecorder .
5 folders are c
onstructed automatic ally as explained below , by default.
- “FOLDER05”: Stor ed the files that are re corded by mic.
ast MusicRecor ded Files
d SettingsReturn to XX*
Using the HOME menu
ou can display the HOME menu to use each function by pres sing and holding BACK/HOME.
The HOME menu allows you to select a function,
search your r ecorded files, or change the settings on the
Pr ess and hold BACK/HOME.
The HOME menu window appears.
The HOME menu items are aligne
d in the following sequence.
The function you are currently using is
ast Recor ded
d Se ttings Return to
Press or to select the function you want t o use, and then press .
ou can select the functions listed below:
ou can select podcast files imported fr om a computer , and play them back.
ou can select music files imported from a c omputer , and play them back.
ou can select files rec orded using the IC rec order , and play them back.
ou can display the rec ording window . T o start rec ording, press REC/P AUSE.
ou can display the Settings menu and change various settings on the IC
Return to XX*
Select this item to r
eturn to the window displayed befor e entering the Home
* The function you are curr
ently using is displayed in “XX. ”
¼ Pr e ss ST OP to return t o the window displayed before you enter ed the HOME menu.
Using the OPTION menu
ou can display the OPTION menu by pressing OPTION.
The OPTION menu items vary for each function of the IC r
ecorder , and allow you to change v arious
Select the function you want to use fr om
the HOME menu,
and then press OPTION.
The OPTION menu items for the function you
have selected ar
Press or to select the menu item f or which you want to
and then press (play/ent er).
Press or to select the setting that you w ant to set, and
ˎ About details of the setting it ems with each functions, r efer to the Help Guide.
ˎ Press STOP to r eturn to the window displayed befor e you entered the OPTION menu.
Select the menu language.
Select BACK/HOME - “ Settings” -
- “Language, ” and
Press or to select the language that you w ant to use in
the display window
, and then press (play/ent er).
ou can select the following languages:
English*, Español (Spanish), F rançais (F rench),
Русский (Rus sian)
* Default setting
Pr ess and hold BACK/HOME to r eturn to the HOME menu.
. Recor d.
¼ Bef ore you start using the IC rec order , mak e sure that you slide the
WER switch towards the c enter to release the HOLD status.
Press REC/P AUSE.
ding starts and the operation indicat or
lights in red.
Place the IC r ecor der so that the built-in micr ophones face
the direction of the sour
ce to be r ecor ded.
Press ST OP to stop rec ording.
ait” appears and the display r eturns to the re cording
stop mode window
aft er you stop rec ording, you can play back the file
Press or to select “ Recor ded Files” from the
and then press .
Press or to select the desir ed folder , and then press .
Press or to select the desir ed file, and
Playback starts and the operation indic
lights in green.
Adjust the volume by pres sing VOL –/+.
Press ST OP to stop playback.
. Er ase.
Onc e a file is erased, you cannot rest ore it.
Select the file you want to er ase when the IC rec order is in
ording stop , playback st op, or playback mode.
Select OPTION - “Erase a File , ” and then
appears and the specified file is
played back for c
Select “Y es, ” and then pr ess .
ait” appears in the display window and the sele cted file
will be erased.
Using the Scr
een Off Timer
o save battery power, the screen off timer is set to “ Auto Screen Off” by default.
When the screen off timer is se
t to “ Auto Screen Off , ” if no operation is att empted
ximately 30 seconds in the st op mode and for appro ximately 10 seconds
in the rec
ording and playback mode, the display turns off automatic ally . Y ou can
perform a button oper
ation, however, even while the display is turned off. T o turn
on the display
, press BA CK/HOME.
¼ T o disable the screen off timer , select BA CK/HOME - “ Settings” -“Common Settings” - “Scr een Off Timer, ”
and then select
“No Auto Screen Off . ”
Depending on the country or region,
some of the models or optional acc essories are not av ailable.
ˎ IC Recor der (1)
ˎ Ster eo headphones (1)
ˎ USB connection support cable
ˎ Carrying pouch (1)
ˎ Quick Start Guide
ˎ Application Softwar e, Sound
er (Installer file stored in
the built-in memory so that you
can install it to your c
ˎ Help Guide (HTML file store d
in the built-in memory so it
can easily be copie
d to your
Check the supplied items.
ˎ Electre t condenser microphone
, E CM- TL3
ˎ USB AC adapt or AC-UD20 ,
-U501AD, AC-U50A G
elcome t o your new Sony IC r ecor der!
This is the Quick Start Guide,
which provides you with instructions on the basic operations of the IC
order . Please read it car efully . W e hope you enjoy using your new Sony IC re corder .
our C omputer
Installing the help guide on your c
By installing the help guide on your comput
er from the built-in memory of the IC rec order , you can
search for de
tailed operations and pos sible solutions when a problem occurs.
Slide the USB slide lever on the back of the IC rec order , and insert the USB connect or into the
USB port of a running computer
In Windows: Click [Computer] (or [My C omputer]), then double-click [IC REC ORDER] [FOR
Double-click [IC REC ORDER] on the desktop.
Install the help guide.
Double-click [Help_Guide_Installer] (or [Help_Guide_Installer .exe]).
Double-click [Help_Guide_Installer_for_mac.app]. (v10.5 .8 or higher)
Follow the instructions that appear on the scr
een to proc eed with installation.
After the installation c ompletes, double-click the [Help_Guide_icdu54_c e.htm] icon in the
desktop for Windows (or in Finder f
The help guide is displayed.
ou can also view the help guide on the following Sony IC Recor der customer support home page:
Installing Sound Or
Refer to the help guide of the IC r
ecorder t o install Sound Organizer on your c omputer .
ˎ Sound Organiz er is compatible with the Windows PC only . It is not c ompatible with Mac.
ˎ If you format the built -in memory, all data stored ther e will be erased. (The Help Guide and the Sound
er software will also be erase d.)
¼ When inst alling Sound Organizer , log in to an account with administr ator privileges.
Do not expose the ba
tteries (battery pack or batteries installed) to e xcessive hea t such as sunshine, fir e or the
like for a long time
or the customers: the following information is only applic able to equipment sold in the
countries applying EU dir
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o prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels f or long periods.
e the unit only on 3.7 V DC with the built -in
geable lithium-ion battery .
Do not oper
ate the unit while driving, cycling or
y motorized vehicle .
ˎ Do not leave the unit in a location near hea t
es, or in a plac e subject to direct sunlight,
cessive dust or mechanical shock.
ˎ Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
have the unit checked by qualifie
ating it any further .
ˎ When using your IC rec order , remember to
follow the pre
cautions below in order to avoid
warping the cabine
t or causing the IC recor der to
ˋ Do not sit down with the IC re corder in your
ˋ Do not put your IC re corder into a bag with the
d wrapped around
it and subject the bag to str
If you have any questions or problems c
please consult your nearest Sony dealer .
Capacity (User available capacity*
4 GB (appro
x. 3 .60 GB = 3,865 ,470 ,566 Byte)
A small amount of the internal memory is used for file management and theref
ore not available for user st orage.
When the built-in memory is formatt
ed with the IC recor der.
Dimensions (w/h/d) (not incl.
projecting parts and contr ols) (JEIT A)*
x. 36 .6 mm × 101.5 mm × 10.5 mm
x. 4 9 g
Measured value by the standard of JEIT
A (Japan Electronics and Informa tion T echnology Industries Association)