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User manual Sony, model ICD-PX370

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Using the OPTION menu
Let’s try out your new IC recorder
You can use the OPTION menu to perform a variety of functions, including
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used
changing the settings of your IC recorder.
batteries according to the instructions.
The available items differ depending on the situation.
Notice for the customers: the following information is only applicable to
Power on
equipment sold in the countries applying EU directives
IC Recorder
Manufacturer: Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075
Operating Instructions
For EU product compliance: Sony Belgium, bijkantoor van Sony Europe
Limited, Da Vincilaan 7-D1, 1935 Zaventem, Belgium
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for
During recording, the recording level guide () is displayed.
long periods.
Adjust the orientation of the built-in microphone, the distance from
the sound source, or the sensitivity setting of the microphone so
that the input level indicated by  stays at 3/6 or 4/6, which fits
within the optimum range, as illustrated above.
The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those countries where it is

legally enforced, mainly in the countries EEA (European Economic Area).
Press STOP to stop recording.
 Select your desired function from the HOME menu, and then press
“Saving...” appears on the display, and then the display returns to
Disposal of waste batteries and electrical and electronic
the record standby screen.
equipment (applicable in the European Union and other
European countries with separate collection systems)

After you stopped recording, you can press  to play the file you
have just recorded.
This symbol on the product, the battery or on the packaging indicates that
the product and the battery shall not be treated as household waste. On
certain batteries this symbol might be used in combination with a chemical
 Select the menu item for which you want to change the setting.
symbol. The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the
 Select your desired setting option.
battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. By ensuring

these products and batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
Slide and lift the battery compartment lid, insert LR03 (size
potentially negative consequences for the environment and human health
AAA) alkaline batteries with the correct polarity, and close the
which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling. The
Copying files from your IC recorder to a
VOL –/+
recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural resources.
 Turn the power on.
(volume –/+)
In case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons
require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery
To turn the power on
You can copy the files and folders from your IC recorder to a computer to
should be replaced by qualified service staff only. To ensure that the battery
Slide and hold the HOLD•POWER switch in the direction of “POWER”
store them.
and the electrical and electronic equipment will be treated properly, hand
until the window display appears.
over these products at end-of-life to the applicable collection point for
To turn the power off, slide the HOLD•POWER switch to “POWER”
 Slide the USB slide lever in the direction of the arrow, and insert
the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. For all other batteries,
and hold it until “Power Off” appears on the display window.
the USB connector into the USB port of a running computer.
please view the section on how to remove the battery from the product
safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable collection point for the
To prevent unintentional operations (HOLD)
 Drag and drop the files or folders you want to copy from “IC
recycling of waste batteries. For more detailed information about recycling
Slide the HOLD•POWER switch in the direction of “HOLD.”
RECORDER” or “MEMORY CARD” to the local disk on the computer.
Recorded audio files are stored in “FOLDER01” under “ Recorded Files”
of this product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office, your
by default.
To copy a file or folder (Drag and drop)
household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the

product or battery.
Select “ Recorded Files” from the HOME menu.
1 Click and hold,
 Select “Folders” - “Built-In Memory” - “FOLDER01,” and then
2 drag,

¼ To release the IC recorder from the HOLD status, slide the
press  .
3 and then drop.
HOLD•POWER switch towards the center.
To listen to recorded audio files stored on a microSD card, select
“Folders” - “SD Card.”
Refer to the Help Guide
Initial settings
 Select your desired file.
Playback starts.
Your computer
This is the Operating Instructions, which provides you with instructions on
the basic operations of the IC recorder.

Make sure that “Accessing” is not displayed on the display
The Help Guide is an online manual.
window of your IC recorder, and then disconnect the IC recorder
Capacity (User available capacity*1*2)
Refer to the Help Guide when you would like to know further details,
from the computer.
operations and possible solutions when a problem occurs.
4 GB (approx. 3.20 GB = 3,435,973,837 Byte)
Maximum recording time (Built-in memory)
Installing Sound Organizer 2
The maximum recording time of all the folders is as follows.
 Press STOP to stop playback.
MP3 192 kbps*3
39 hours 45 minutes
Install Sound Organizer on your computer.

MP3 128 kbps
59 hours 35 minutes
• Press VOL -/+ to adjust the volume.
Sound Organizer allows you to exchange files between your IC recorder and
MP3 48 kbps (MONO)
159 hours
• The built-in speaker is provided mainly for checking recorded audio files.
your computer.
If you find the volume not loud enough or have difficulty in understanding
Songs imported from music CDs and other media, MP3 and other audio
what you hear, use headphones (not supplied).
files imported to a computer can also be played and transferred to the IC
When you are going to record continuously for a long time, you may have to
• When you select “ Recorded Files,” the file search categories of the
replace the batteries with new ones in the middle of recording. For details on the
When you turn on your IC recorder for the first time, the “Configure
stored files appear on the display window. You can select one of the search
battery life, see Battery Life.
Initial Settings” screen appears on the display window. You can then
categories from “Latest Recording,” “Search by REC Date,” “Search by REC
• Sound Organizer is compatible with Windows computers only. It is not
The maximum recording time in this topic is for your reference only.
select the display language, set the clock, and turn on/off the beep
Scene,” or “Folders.”
compatible with Mac.
Battery Life
To add a track mark
• This IC recorder is compatible with Sound Organizer 2 only.
When using Sony LR03 (SG) (size AAA) alkaline batteries (JEITA)*4*5
 Select “Yes” to start the initial settings.
You can add a track mark at a point at which you want to divide a file
• If you format the built-in memory, all data stored there will be deleted. (The
Playback with the Playback with the
later or locate during playback. You can add a maximum of 98 track
Sound Organizer software will also be deleted.)
REC Mode
built-in speaker*6 headphones
marks to each file.
¼ When installing Sound Organizer, log in to an account with administrator
You can also add track marks during a recording.
MP3 192 kbps
Approx. 55 hours
Approx. 18 hours
Approx. 43 hours
MP3 128 kbps
Approx. 57 hours
Approx. 18 hours
Approx. 45 hours
 Slide the USB slide lever in the direction of the arrow, and insert
Check the supplied items
the USB connector into the USB port of a running computer.
When using NH-AAA rechargeable batteries (JEITA)*4*5
• IC Recorder (1)
 Select the display language.
 Make sure the IC recorder is successfully detected by the
Playback with the Playback with the
REC Mode
• LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries (2)
built-in speaker*6 headphones
You can select from the following languages:
• Operating Instructions (this sheet)
Deutsch (German), English*, Español (Spanish), Français (French),
“Connecting” appears and stays on the IC recorder's display window
MP3 192 kbps
Approx. 40 hours
Approx. 14 hours
Approx. 34 hours
• Warranty card
Italiano (Italian), Русский (Russian), Türkçe (Turkish)
while the IC recorder is connected to the computer.
MP3 128 bps
Approx. 41 hours
Approx. 14 hours
Approx. 34 hours
• Application Software, Sound Organizer 2 (Installer file stored in the built-in
* Default setting
memory so that you can install it to your computer.)
 Go to the [Start] menu, click [Computer], and then double-click [IC
Dimensions (w/h/d) (not incl. projecting parts and controls) (JEITA)*4
 Set the current year, month, day, hour, and minute.
Approx. 38.3 mm × 114.2 mm × 19.3 mm
Optional accessories
 Double-click [SoundOrganizer_V2001] (or [SoundOrganizer_V2001.
Electret condenser microphone ECM-CS3, ECM-TL3
Mass (JEITA)*4
Approx. 74 g (including two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries)

Follow the computer's on-screen instructions.
Depending on the country or region, some of the models or optional accessories
 Make sure that you accept the terms of the license agreement,
are not available.
select [I accept the terms in the license agreement], and then click
Operating temperature
5°C - 35°C
Operating humidity
25% - 75%

¼ To go back to the previous clock setting item, press BACK/HOME.

Parts and controls
When the [Setup Type] window appears, select [Standard] or
Storage temperature
-10°C - +45°C
 Select “Next.”
Once a file is deleted, you cannot restore it.
[Custom], and then click [Next].
Storage humidity
25% - 75%

Follow the instructions on the screen and set the installation settings
Select the file you want to delete from the list of recorded files
when you select [Custom].
or play back the file you want to delete.
Compatible memory cards

microSDHC cards from 4 GB to 32 GB

When the [Ready to Install the Program] window appears, click
Select “Delete a File” from the OPTION menu.
The installation starts.
microSDXC cards are not compatible with your IC recorder.
 When the [Sound Organizer has been installed successfully.]
 Select “ON” or “OFF” to turn on or off the beep sound.
window appears, check [Launch Sound Organizer 2 Now], and
*1 A small amount of the internal memory is used for file management and therefore not
When the initial settings finish, the completion message and then
then click [Finish].
available for user storage.
the HOME menu screen appears.
*2 When the built-in memory is formatted with the IC recorder.
*3 Default settings for the recording scenes.
“Delete?” appears and the selected file starts playing for your
*4 Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology
You may need to restart your computer after installing Sound Organizer.
Industries Association)
*5 The battery life may shorten depending on how you operate the IC recorder.
 Select “Yes.”
*6 When playing back music with the built-in speaker with the volume level set to 27.
On power


DC 3.0 V: Use two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries
• You can change any of the initial settings at any time later. For detailed
DC 2.4 V: Use two NH-AAA rechargeable batteries
• Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows Media are registered
instructions, refer to the Help Guide.
DC 5.0 V: when using USB AC adaptor
trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States
• When you re-insert batteries, or when you replace batteries with new ones,
and/or other countries.
“Please Wait” appears and stays until the selected file is deleted.
Rated current consumption: 500 mA
the clock setting display appears, and the approximate date and time
• Mac OS is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the USA and other
when you last operated the IC recorder before removing the batteries is
On safety
displayed. Set the clock to the current time again.
Do not operate the unit while driving, cycling or operating any motorized
• MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from
• To check the current time after the initial settings, slide the HOLD•POWER
Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
switch in the direction of “HOLD.”
On handling
• microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC.
Using the HOME menu
 Built-in microphone (monaural)
• Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject
to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock.
  (headphones) jack
You can use the HOME menu for a variety of operations, including locating
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, remove the batteries

and playing a recorded file and changing the settings of your IC recorder.
Operation indicator
and have the unit checked by qualified personnel before operating it any
 Display window
Built-in microphone
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are trademarks or registered
 REC/PAUSE (record/pause) button
• When using your IC recorder, remember to follow the precautions below
trademarks of their respective holders. Furthermore, “™” and “®” are not
 STOP button
in order to avoid warping the cabinet or causing the IC recorder to
mentioned in each in this manual.
 Control button ( DPC (Digital Pitch Control),  A-B (repeat A-B)/
(review/fast backward),  (cue/fast forward))

– Do not sit down with the IC recorder in your back pocket.

– Do not put your IC recorder into a bag with the headphones/earphones
The “Sound Organizer 2” uses software modules as shown below:
  (play/enter) button*
cord wrapped around it and subject the bag to strong impact.
Windows Media Format Runtime
 BACK/ HOME button ( : press, : press and hold)
• Be careful not to allow water to splash on the unit. The unit is not

T-MARK (track mark) button
waterproof. In particular, be careful in the following situations.

OPTION button

– When you have the unit in your pocket and go to the bathroom, etc.
 Built-in speaker
When you bend down, the unit may drop into the water and may get
Notes on the License
 Strap hole (No strap is supplied with your IC recorder.)
This IC recorder comes with software that are used based on licensing

– When you use the unit in an environment where the unit is exposed to
USB connector compartment
rain, snow, or humidity.
agreements with the owners of that software.
  (microphone) (PLUG IN POWER) jack*
 Press and hold BACK/HOME.

– In circumstances where you get sweaty. If you touch the unit with wet
Based on requests by the owners of copyright of these software
 VOL –/+ (volume –/+) button*

The HOME menu screen appears.
hands or if you put the unit in the pocket of sweaty clothes, the unit may
applications, we have an obligation to inform you of the following. Please
 Slot cover
• Before you start using the IC recorder, make sure that the HOLD•POWER
get wet.
read the following sections.
 microSD card slot (The card slot is located under the cover.)
switch is at the center dot position.
• Listening with this unit at high volume may affect your hearing. For traffic
Licenses (in English) are recorded in the internal memory of your IC recorder.

Establish a Mass Storage connection between the IC recorder and a
USB slide lever
• You can select a recording scene for each situation by selecting “Scene
safety, do not use this unit while driving or cycling.
computer to read licenses in the “LICENSE” folder.
 HOLD•POWER switch
Select” in the OPTION menu.
• You may feel pain in your ears if you use the headphones when the
ambient air is very dry.
 Battery compartment
Recorded audio files are stored in “FOLDER01” under “ Recorded Files”
On GNU GPL/LGPL applied software
This is not because of a malfunction of the headphones, but because of
The software that is eligible for the following GNU General Public License
* The  (play/enter) button, VOL –/+ (volume –/+) button, and  (microphone) (PLUG IN
by default.
static electricity accumulated in your body. You can reduce static electricity
The HOME menu items are aligned in the following sequence.
(hereinafter referred to as “GPL”) or GNU Lesser General Public License
POWER) jack have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the IC
 Select “ Record” from the HOME menu.
by wearing non-synthetic clothes that prevent the emergence of static
(hereinafter referred to as “LGPL”) are included in the IC recorder.
The recording standby screen appears on the display window.
This informs you that you have a right to have access to, modify, and
Back to
On noise
redistribute source code for these software programs under the conditions
• Noise may be heard when the unit is placed near an AC power source, a
of the supplied GPL/LGPL.
* The function you are currently using is displayed in “XX.”
fluorescent lamp or a mobile phone during recording or playback.
Source code is provided on the web. Use the following URL to download it.
• Noise may be recorded when an object, such as your finger, etc., rubs or
 Select your desired function from the following:
scratches the unit during recording.
We would prefer you do not contact us about the contents of source code.
Licenses (in English) are recorded in the internal memory of your IC recorder.
You can select and play one of the files you have
On maintenance
Establish a Mass Storage connection between the IC recorder and a
imported from a computer.
 Select the folder you want to store the recorded files.
To clean the exterior, use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water. Then use a
computer to read licenses in the “LICENSE” folder.
To locate a music file, select “All Songs,” “Albums,”
To store the audio files in a folder other than “FOLDER01,” create
soft dry cloth to wipe the exterior. Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner.
“Artists,” or “Folders.”
a new folder and change the file storage destination folder to the
You can select and play one of the files you have
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult
new folder. For detailed instructions, refer to the Help Guide.
Recorded Files recorded with your IC recorder.
your nearest Sony dealer.
 Turn the IC recorder so that its built-in microphone points in
To locate a recorded file, select “Latest Recording,”
the direction of the recording source.
“Search by REC Date,” “Search by REC Scene,” or

You can display the record standby screen, and then
Recording starts, “REC” appears on the display, and the operation
start recording.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) to excessive
indicator lights in red.
heat such as sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
You can display the Settings menu screen and
Pressing and holding the REC/PAUSE does not start recording.
change various settings on the IC recorder.
Doing so makes your IC recorder pause for recording.
You can go back to the screen that was displayed
Back to XX*
before the HOME menu screen.
* The function you are currently using is displayed
in “XX.”

¼ Press STOP to return to the screen displayed before you entered the HOME
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