Top 20 Olympus WS-300M Digital Voice Recorder Questions & Answers


Hello daved8520,
First of all, you need to check the quality of the kind of battery you use in the voice recorder as some batteries are not good enough to power up this device for longer hours.
If the battery is original and still gets drained faster than normal. Then it is clear that the recorder kills the cells of the batteries. And the reason it will be doing that is because there is a bridge in the terminals of the recorder.
If the negative and positive of the terminals get bridged, they tend to kill the cells of any battery it comes in contact with faster.
The solution to such problem is simply for you to have the terminal of the voice recorder replaced and it wont kill the cells of the battery in it anymore.
Hope this information helped. Goodluck Elect_Comp

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Sorry to inform you it has to be sent back to the Authorized Service Center for reloading the Operating Software. The reformat function will only erase all the data and clean up your memory on your recorder for a fresh start, it does not tamper with the OS. And the DSS files are part of the OS.

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Call Radio Shack - they know and will have the cable you need.

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Send it to Olympus for service,the flash memory may be dead....sorry for the bad news

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try reloading the olympus software or contact olympus tech support at olympus dot com

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Sorry the answer is no

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Hi! I have the same problem; have you get solution? I hope so!

Thank! [email protected]

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Check out this link below to download a PDF manual, software, and more for your phone. Just copy and paste into your browser. Check out page 34, and 70 in your manual at this link.

http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_support_manuals.asp?id=1193

Hope this helps, let me know if I can do anything else for you.
JimmyC

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Check out this link to download a PDF manual and software downloads for your item. Just copy and paste into your browser.

http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_support_product.asp?id=1193

Hope this helps, let me know if I can help you with anything else.
JimmyC

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Check out this link below to download a PDF manual for your item. Just copy and paste into your browser.

http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_support_manuals.asp?id=1308

Hope this helps. Let me know if I can help you with anything else.
JimmyC

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Connect the recorder to your mac and empty the trashbin

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Suggestion is to format the device to remove all unwanted data permanently.

1 While the recorder is stopped, press the MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens
2 Press the + or – button to chooseSubmenu and then + button to “Format”.
3 Press the OK button. The “Cancel” indicator flashes.
4 Press the + button to choose “Start”.
5 Press the OK button. After the “Data Will Be Cleared” message is on for two seconds, “Cancel” will turn on.
6 Press the + button again to choose “Start”.
7 Press the OK button. Formatting begins and an indicator flashes
on the display.
“Format Done” displays when formatting ends

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by just pressing the rewind button, it goes to beginning. by press and holding down the rewind button, it will start rewinding slowly and get faster the longer it is being held down.

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hey i also had the same problem and had no clue what to do, when i checked i had stupidly put the battery in the wrong way!! this may not be your problem but you could still give it a try! : )

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plug and play recorder... does not come with software. just plug into computer and copy/paste files and play them with windows media player

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system error is files missing or corrupted... send to repair

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olympusamerica.com/support

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try wavepad or switch

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no software came with the recorder... just download and play with windows media player

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