Olympus WS-852 Digital Voice Recorder

Digital voice recorder with Intelligent AUTO mode for superb sound quality

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Key features
  • 4GB internal memory and up to 32GB external memory
  • 1040hr recording time
  • Two built-in directional stereo microphones
  • Intelligent auto recording
  • Retractable USB stick

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Manufacturer part #: V415121SE000
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Product description

Digital voice recorder with Intelligent AUTO mode for superb sound quality

The Olympus WS-852 Voice Recorder is a digital voice recorder designed as an easy-to-handle dictation recorder.

Recordings of outstanding audio quality

This high-quality device uses two built-in directional stereo microphones to make sure all speaker's voices are captured. Its intelligent auto mode adjusts the recording level automatically for a more even volume and accurate recording. When combined with the recorder's low cut-filter this creates an all-around even and clear sound, free of unwanted interference.

Designed with convenience in mind

It has the choice of simple or normal mode making it the ideal recorder for beginners or advanced users and recordings are made in the popular MP3 format. You can easily move all your recordings to your computer with the WS-852's retractable USB stick.

Impressive storage space

The WS-852 can store up to 65 hours of recording at radio-quality 128kbps or up to 1040 hours at 8kbps. Store up to 200 files per folder in up to five folders. Insert an SD card to add up to 32GB of external memory to the 4GB internal memory built into the WS-852.


  • 4GB memory plus SD card slot
  • Built-in directional stereo microphones
  • Intelligent AUTO mode
  • Low Cut-filter
  • Retractable USB
  • Simple mode
  • 5 folders/200 files per folder
  • MP3 recording
  • Up to 1040hrs recording
  • 110 hours of battery life
  • 1.61" display
  • VCVA Voice Sync
  • Forward/Reverse Skip & Fast forward/rewind function
  • Colour: Silver
  • Weight: 77g
  • 2xAAA alkaline batteries included
  • Dimensions: 111.5 x 39 x 18 mm
  • Operating Systems: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1 or MAC OS X 10.5-10.9

In the box

  • 1 x Olympus WS-852 Voice Recorder 
  • 2 x AAA batteries 
  • 1 x User Guide 


Olympus WS-852 - User Manual (EN)
Olympus WS-852 - Data Sheet (EN)

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Product Specs.

More Information
Manufacturer part #V415121SE000
Warranty2 years
Internal MemoryUp to 4GB of internal memory
MicroSD/SD card slotWith MicroSD/SD card slot
USBWith retractable USB cable
Recording formatMP3 format
MicrophoneStereo microphone
Voice activated recording (VCVA)With VCVA
Maximum recording time1040h
Battery Life110h
Mac compatibleCompatible with Mac

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