20 Most Recent Olympus VN-480 PC Digital Voice Recorder Questions & Answers


Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Oct 01, 2018

Install a VN recorder on VISTA
1. Make sure the device has been uninstalled in device manager
2. Make sure the old version of digital wave player is uninstalled.
{Delete Temp files in Internet Explorer --Tools--Internet Options --Delete Files-- Delete offline content--OK}
3. Install digital wave player (The newest Version).
4. Install the 2.1.4 vista update
5. Restart the computer.
6. Plug in the VN recorder to the USB port and turn the recorder on.
"Found new hardware" will appear,
7. install automatically.
This may fail, if you see VNUSB device, skip the final steps and proceed to Digital Wave Player to Download files from the Digital Voice Recorder.
If you will see "Other devices" listed in Device manager with "digital voice recorder" underneath it.
8. Right click on the "digital voice recorder"
9. Select update driver from the pop up menu.
10. Choose the browse computer Option
11. In the next window browse to the location that you downloaded the Digital Wave Player application to
12. Click Next
A security warning window will open,
13. Choose "install anyway" and the device will install.
When successfully installed you will see the "other devices" disappear and a VNUSB device with a "VN series device"
underneath it appear at the bottom of the device manager list. There will be a blue question mark next to the device. At this point you can close the device manager and the properties window and open Digital Wave Player. You will see the recorder listed underneath the recorder folder and be able to download and use the program normally now.

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Jul 24, 2016

was the olympus plugged in when you installed the drivers? If so disconnect it and remove the software you installed. Re- install and only plug the olympus in when you have finished. What operating system are you using?

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Apr 06, 2012


the voice recorder should work instantly when plugged into the mac, it should show up as a removable stroage device, or a removable drive, like any other external hard drive or usb stick would on a mac.

you don't need a driver to transfer or listen to the recordings from the recorder on a mac.

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Jun 04, 2011

you need a usb cable and have you got device detector 2

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Mar 30, 2011

Any available software will be at www.olympusamerica.com

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Mar 08, 2011

Sounds like you need manual , go to www.olympusamerica.com

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Feb 23, 2011

Contact Olympus at 1-888-553-4448.

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Feb 22, 2011

Contact Olympus at 1-888-553-4448.

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Jan 30, 2011

User manuals can be downloaded FREE at www.olympusamerica.com

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Jan 29, 2011


Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Jan 17, 2011

Make sure you have all latest software downloads from Olympus.
They are available at www.olympusamerica.com in their software download section. You will need to make sure you are running 64 Bit system on your PC, AND ALSO, make sure you get their latest version of Wave Player, also available at their web site.

Olympus VN-480... | Answered on Jan 15, 2011

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