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Olympus DS30 voice recorder play speed issue

I recently bought an Olympus DS 30 voice recorder.

I recorded 3-4 songs in my own voice and was able to play it back fine and everything worked perfect.

I just tried it again this morning and the play back has become SLOW.

I see in the menu that there is a setting for "Play speed".... I selected F.Play and set it to 1.5 (got a message that the speed is set).

However, the playback of all my recordings so far is still SLOW.

How do I change the play speed ?

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  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    I have the same problem.

  • doughewitt Nov 09, 2008

    you described how to play back at x0.5, x0.625, x0.75, x0.875  x1.125, x1.25, x1.375, x1.5



    but not 1.0. i want actual speed and my DS 30 doesnt seem to know how to do that.
    Doug 

  • x-licious Nov 12, 2008

    Yeah, I either sound like Theodore the chipmunk or a Disney cartoon whale.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    I have the same problem, when i initially purchased the machine, it worked fine until one day i may have accidentally hit a wrong button and now i cannot get it at NORMAL speed again. Also read manual and no help

  • odeta Feb 04, 2009

    but it not work I cant change s.play.to f.play

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Hi, the solution to the problem seems to be the following. When u press play, once, you get 1x play. If whilst playing you press play a second time the DS-30 goes into slow play mode, and if you press a second time it goes into fast mode. For those of us who accidentally went into either fast or slow mode, just press the play button again, during playback, until "play" appears on the LCD screen. Apparently it is as simple as that.

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The Olympus DS-30 gas SIX Playing Mode you can adjust them like follow :
1-While the recorder is stopped or during playback, press the MENU button for 1 second or longer
2- Press the + or – button to choose “Play Speed”.
3-Press the OK . The playback speed setup process begins.
4-Press the + or – button to choose between “S. Play” and “F. Play”.
5-Press the OK Start setting each of “S. Play” and “F. Play”.
6-Press the + or – button to set the playback speed.
S. Play: x0.5, x0.625, x0.75, x0.875
F. Play: x1.125, x1.25, x1.375, x1.5
If the recorder goes to the menu screen during playback, move the cursor to change the playback speed accordingly.
7-Press the OK button to complete the setup screen.
If the 0 button is pressed, the setting will be canceled and it will return to the menu.
Press the OK button 1 second or longer to go back to the menu screen in Step 1.
8-Press the STOP button to close the menu. If the recorder goes to the menu screen during playback, press the 0 button to close the menu screen.

Hope this help

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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    Brett Jones Oct 15, 2013

    How do I just go back to normal play speed. It looks like I go back and forth between fast and slow speed, but cant return to normal speed.

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Peejay59..THANK YOU so much, you the best you solve my problem.

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