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h Inserting Batteries
DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER
1 Press down on the arrow and slide the battery cover open.
VN-6500 VN-6000 VN-5500 VN-5000
2 Insert two size-AAA alkaline batteries, observing the correct polarity.
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3 Close the battery cover completely.
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• Time and date display appears. • The "Hour" indicator flashes, indicating the start of the time and date setup process. (See "Setting Time and Date [TIME]" for details).
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An optional Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery (BR401) from Olympus can be used for the recorder.
When [ ] appears on the display, replace the batteries as soon aspossible. Size-AAA alkaline batteries are recommended. When the batteries are depleted, [ ] appears on the display, and the recorder shuts off. It is recommended to set the HOLD switch to the [HOLD] position before you replace batteries to maintain the current settings (Time and date, etc.). For your convenience, the recorder also logs the current settings in nonvolatile memory at hourly intervals.
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h Power Supply
The HOLD switch functions as a power button. When you do not use the recorder, set the HOLD switch to the [HOLD] position while the recorder is stopped. This will power off the recorder and minimize the battery drain.
Power on: Reset the HOLD switch. Power off: Set the HOLD switch to the [HOLD] position.
Standby Mode and Display Shut Off:
If the recorder is stopped or paused for 60 minutes or longer during recording or play back, it goes into Standby (power-save) mode, and the display shuts off. To exit Standby mode and turn on the display, press any button.
h Safe and Proper Usage
Before using your new recorder, read this manual carefully to ensure that you know how to operate it safely and correctly. Keep this manual in an easily accessible location for future reference. • The warning symbols indicate important safety related information. To protect yourself and others from personal injury or damage to property, it is essential that you always read the warnings and information provided.
Set the HOLD switch to the [HOLD] position. All operation buttons are disabled. This feature is useful when the recorder has to be carried in a handbag or pocket. Remember to reset the HOLD switch before attempting to use the recorder. Notes: • The alarm will sound at the scheduled time even if the recorder is set to [HOLD] position. The recorder will then begin to play the file associated with the alarm once you press any button. • The recorder functions as follows with the HOLD switch set to the [HOLD] position: - If the recorder is playing, the display goes dark when playback of the current file has completed. - If the recorder is recording, the display goes dark when the recorder stops recording automatically upon running out of free memory.
h How to Use the Strap
h Identification of Parts
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Built-in Microphone MIC (Microphone) jack HOLD switch STOP (4) button PLAY (`) button 0 (Rewind) button Battery cover FOLDER/INDEX button 1 2 9 9 EAR (Earphone) jack 0 Display (LCD panel) ! Record/play indicator light @ REC (s) button # + button $ 9 (Fast Forward) button % - button ^ DISP/MENU button & ERASE (s) button
0 3 4 5 6 7 8
• Strap is not supplied.
h Notes on the Folders
The recorder provides four folders and [ ]. To change the folder selection, press the FOLDER/INDEX button while the recorder is stopped. Each recorded file is stored in a folder. Note: • Using folders to classify files makes it convenient to find files you want to access later. Up to a total of 100 files can be recorded in each folder.