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FLAC recording and playback
The LS-P4 is one of the first linear PCM recorders to be compatible with FLAC format. FLAC format recording reduces file size without the drop in quality. You can produce 96kHz/24-bit recordings that are better than CD quality, with 30 percent less file size compared to using PCM WAV, meaning less space yet better quality. As well as FLAC recording, the LS-P4 offers FLAC playback so you can use the recorder as a hi-res music player for FLAC-format files, or for MP3 and WAV formats. Record and play music in hi-res quality with the Olympus LS-P4.
Built-in editing controls and wireless Bluetooth connectivity
Get creative with the LS-P4 thanks to its built-in editing functionality which means you can edit recordings without the need for a computer. The LS-P4 is equipped with a range of editing options including fade-in/fade-out, allowing you to gradually increase the volume of the sound from the first second of the sound source, and reduce the volume to the last second, making it ideal for linking songs naturally when recording live sound sources. This also eliminates unnatural click noises, resulting in cleaner audio recordings.
Overlay your original sound with the overdubbing function that allows you to record a sound source, then go back and dub in other sound sources such as a rhythm, bass or vocals, enabling you to create your own musical recordings. You can listen to your original track and record a new track over the top all at the same time. Furthermore, the LS-P4 is equipped with a range of additional features to ensure dynamic and clean recordings.
The recorder allows you normalise recordings that were made too low, trim audio, and it features a built-in limiter for preventing sound from clipping. On top of that, the LS-P4 is also equipped with Bluetooth, allowing you to wirelessly play back music from a Bluetooth-enabled speaker or headphones so you can test out those recordings or tracks on a bigger system.
Immersive sound and high-end audio quality
It is the ideal companion for filmmakers, Youtubers and musicians looking to easily produce professional sound. Capture, clear, dynamic and professional-quality audio for video, music, interviews, documentaries, travel and events thanks to the TRESMIC 3 microphone system which captures the full 20Hz - 44kHz frequency spectrum.
The 3 microphone system comprises of 2 premium-quality directional microphones that ensure a rich stereophonic sound capture, and an omni-directional mic at the center which captures all your low frequencies for a fully balanced recording. The LS-P4 can handle up to 120dB of SPL without clipping. For voice recording, the LS-P4 features the latest in microphone noise cancellation, giving you clearer results in noisy environments.
Portable design with built-in battery
Super compact and lightweight, the LS-P4 gives you hi-res sound even when you're on the move. It's small enough to fit into your pocket, so you'll always be ready to capture a recording when you've got that impulsive idea.
Complete with 8GB of built-in memory and 39 hours of battery life with its rechargeable battery, the LS-P4 will always be ready to capture those iconic moments. With its intuitive interface, built-in editing functionality, super compact and convenient design, the LS-P4 recorder is ideal for anyone looking to get professional sound.
Recording presets and versatile connectivity
The LS-P4 offers you 7 recording scenes (presets) that instantly give you optimised sound for the situation you are in. Select MUSIC for stereo audio recording or NOISY for clear, voice-only recording and more. Enjoy more flexibility with recording with the free-to-install OLYMPUS Audio Controller BT App on your Android-compatible smartphone, which allows you to conveniently use your smartphone as a remote control for the recorder.
The LS-P4 can also narrow its directionality of the microphone, and when you increase the recording level, it enables you to zoom into the sound source you want to record, making it ideal for close-up recording in noisy environments, or when recording from a distance. Conveniently, the LS-P4 also features a built-in USB for downloading and charging. Additionally, the LS-P4 comes with a tripod adapter and a Steinberg WavLab LE software license for post production editing.
- FLAC recording and playback - hi-res 96kHz/24-bit audio
- TRESMIC - 3 microphone system (2 directional for stereo, 1 omni-directional that captures low frequencies)
- Stereo recording (wide and directional)
- 7 recording scenes (presets)
- Onboard editing functions (overdubbing, fade-in/out)
- Trimming and Partial erase functions
- Voice balancer (makes smaller voices louder and ensures that louder voices stay below a given level)
- Noise cancellation and low-cut filter - clear playback quality
- Normalising and limiter
- Captures 20Hz - 44kHz
- Max SPL level of 120dB
- Super compact and lightweight
- 8GB built-in memory, 39 hours battery life, SD card slot
- Bluetooth compatibility for playing through speakers and headphones
- USB level - easy to connect without a cable
- Includes tripod adapter and 1 x rechargeable AAA Ni-MH battery (Note: Internal charging operable only with Olympus rechargeable batteries)
- Easier and convenient post-production with included Steinberg license WavLab
- Remote control compatability with smartphone using free Olympus Audio Controller BT App on Android
- Playback Modes: FLAC, PCM (WAV), MP3
- Dimensions: 108 x 39.6 x 14.4mm (HxWxD)
- Weight: 0.75kg