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Dictaphone m5220 Walkabout Digital Portable Recorder 5220

Phone Price: $489.00 Internet Price: $449.00


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Dictaphone m5220 Walkabout Digital Portable Voice Recorder - New

The Dictaphone 5220 Walkabout digital portable voice recorder offers the mobility and flexibility to record anytime, anywhere and then easily transfer compressed voice files over the Internet or Network folder for transcription.

  • Provides authors with easy “drag & drop” transfer of voice files to your PC or laptop, flexible desktop voice file management, and effortless e-mail/network voice file delivery for transcription and review (requires network connectivity and/or standard MAPI compliant e-mail system - MS Outlook, MS Outlook Express, Lotus Notes, etc.).
  • DSS (Digital Speech Standard) compression technology lets you upload voice files to any PC or Laptop in seconds, using the supplied USB-cable. Small voice files also assure rapid e-mail transfer, while not taking up a lot of PC storage space.

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Dictaphone Walkabout m5220 Features:

  • Crystal LCD screen with blue back-light display indicates free memory, dictation name, current position, length of dictation, and total elapsed time
  • Auto-Download: Auto Detection of unit, Auto-download of files, and Auto-Send of files to a PC or Network Folder
  • Voice Activated Recording, Fast Playback, Dictate/Conference mode, and PC Microphone mode
  • DSS File Format (Digital Speech Standard): high-compression, high-quality voice file format that is a fraction of the size of a wav-file. Downloads files to a PC using USB interface.
  • Portable holds 3 Folders, 2 Priorities, 10 Work Types, 10 Work Groups, 10 Typists, 1 Reference Number, and 16 Indexing/Info.
  • Send voice files via email, save/export to folder on network, and convert from DSS to various wave formats.
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking Version 9.5 and higher (DNS) Speech Recognition Compatible
  • Telephone Record Capabilities
  • Standard US Dictaphone slide thumb control for record, stop, play and rewind
  • USB Docking Station for direct connection to PC and will charge batteries



Dictaphone m5220 Specifications:

Built-In Memory

  • Internal memory 32MB built-in flash memory for approx: 5 hours recording capacity.

File format

  • DSS Standard  Play

Microphone socket 

  • 0.14 inch. (3.5 mm) jack

Earphone socket

  • 0.14 inch. (3.5 mm) jack, mono (stereo headphones can be used) max. output limited to 90 mV, earphone impedance min. 32 Ohms

PC interface 

  • USB 1.1, USB 2.0


  • 2 x AA

Temperature for storage

  • -20°C to +70°C

Temperature for operation

  •  -15°C to +35°C

Dimensions (without protruding controls)

  • Length approx. 5.19 inch. (132 mm) 
  • Width approx. 1.96 inch. (50 mm)
  • Depth approx. 0.90 inch. (23 mm)


  • Approx. 5.11 ounce (145 g)

Walkabout Transfer System requirements for PC use

  • Minimum Requirements Walkabout m5220 with Walkabout Transfer Software:
  • Computer with Intel® Pentium® III, 900 MHz or better
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1 GB available hard disk space
  • Windows® 2000 Professional, Windows® XP, Vista and Windows® 7
  • Dedicated USB Port (1.1 or 2.0)
  • MAPI compatible email system (e.g. Microsoft® Outlook®, Lotus Notes®, etc.).


Dictaphone Walkabout m5220 Digital Hand Held Recorder Includes:
  • 32MB onboard memory
  • Docking station
  • AC Adapter / Charger
  • Walkabout Transfer Software
  • USB Cable
  • Soft Carry Case
  • (2) AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries
  • Manual 
  • Free ECS-EBPR Telephone / Cell Phone Record Adapter
  • Free ECS SD-MMC-RS-MMC Memory Card Reader 
  • Free deluxe ECS-3.5TCM 3.5 mm Tie Clip Microphone 



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Current Software and Drivers

Dictaphone Nuance Walkabout Transfer Software, Version 1.5.2 B4 

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Four steps are needed to download and install the Walkabout Transfer software:

1. Download the files by clicking the appropriate link above.

2. Uninstall any previous version of Walkabout Transfer or Walkabout Write software currently installed on your PC.

3. Extract the downloaded files and install the new software.

4. Check and update the firmware version on your Walkabout recorders if needed.

Warning: Both Walkabout Write and Transfer applications should not be installed on the same PC. If both the dictate and transcribe function is required on the same PC, install the Walkabout Write software.

To download the Walkabout Transfer software:

1. Click the Download link above.

2. When prompted to do so, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

3. In the Save As dialog box, navigate to the desired folder.

4. Click Save to begin the download.

5. When the Walkabout Transfer or Walkabout Write download is complete, click Close to close the Download Complete information box.

6. Close your Internet connection and proceed with the installation. 

Warranty Information

90 Day Mail In Parts/Labor Warranty

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