Olympus LS-5 review

If you want real broadcast quality audio for less than £200, then listen up!

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Product Type
Digital Voice Recorder
Brand Name
Storage Capacity
2 GB, 2 GB Flash Memory
Storage Media
Flash Memory, Flash Memory - Integrated
131.5 mm
48 mm
22.4 mm
Form Factor
Formats Supported
WAV Playback, WMA Playback, MP3 Playback, WAV Recording, WMA Recording, MP3 Recording
Olympus Corporation
Product Model
Product Name
LS-5 2GB Digital Voice Recorder
Display Screen
4.6 cm (1.8")
Manufacturer Part Number
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Make high-end audio recordings no matter the time and place. Be it at a concert, a breaking news story, or out in nature, the LS is the perfect accompaniment. With Linear PCM recording capabilities and sampling rates of up to 24bit/96kHz, this clever pocket-sized device captures audio in ultimate quality.

1 x USB 2.0 USB, 1 x Mini-phone Microphone, 1 x Mini-phone Audio Line In, 1 x Mini-phone Earphone
Recording Time
69.58 Hour @ 64 Kbps, 35.58 Hour @ 128 Kbps, 27.83 Hour @ 160 Kbps, 17.75 Hour @ 256 Kbps, 14.17 Hour @ 320 Kbps
Package Contents
  • LS-5 2GB Digital Voice Recorder
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • Handstrap
  • Microphone Windscreen
  • USB Cable
  • Instruction Manual
  • Software Media
Limited Warranty
2 Year
Weight (Approximate)
165 g Including Battery
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