Sony ICD-TX50 manual

Sony ICD-TX50
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manualSony ICD-TX50
ICD-TX50 QSG(CE7)_GB/FR 4-300-041-11(1)
IC Recorder

Quick Start Guide

© 2012 Sony Corporation Printed in China

Let’s try out your new IC recorder

1. Power on.

IC recorder
USB connecting
To (USB)
Charge the IC recorder.
Connect the IC recorder to a running computer
with the supplied USB connecting cable;
Charging starts.
When the battery is fully charged, the battery
indicator will indicate .
Disconnect the IC recorder from your
For details on how to disconnect the IC recorder
from your computer, refer to the manual supplied
with your computer.
Turn the power on.
Slide and hold the POWER•HOLD switch in the
direction of “POWER” until the window display
To turn the power off, slide and hold the
POWER•HOLD switch in the direction of “POWER” until
“Power Off animation is displayed.
To prevent unintentional operations (HOLD)
To release the IC recorder from the HOLD status, slide the
POWER•HOLD switch towards the center.

2. Set the date and time.

When the confirmation message for
clock setting appears, press or
to select “YES,” and then press
Press or to set the year,
and then press /ENT. Repeat this
procedure to set month, day, hour, and
minute in sequence.
When you set the minute and press /ENT, the
clock reflects the setting.

3. Select the menu language.

In the stop mode, press and hold BACK/
HOME to display the Home menu,
then select “ Settings” ”Common
Settings” ”Language,” and then press
Press or to select the desired
language, and then press /ENT.
You can select the following languages:
Deutsch (German), English, Español (Spanish),
Français (French), Italiano (Italian), Русский
Press STOP.

4. Record.

Before you start using the IC recorder, make sure that
you slide the POWER•HOLD switch towards the center to
release the HOLD status.
Recording starts and the recording indicator and
operation indicator light in red.
You can pause recording by pressing REC/PAUSE.
Press REC/PAUSE again to restart recording.
Press STOP to stop recording.
Recording stops and the operation indicator
flashes in orange.

5. Listen.

Press /ENT.
Playback starts and the operation indicator lights
in green.
Adjust the volume by pressing VOL –/+.
Press STOP to stop playback.

6. Erase.

Once a file is erased, you cannot restore it.
In the stop mode, press and hold BACK/
HOME until the Home menu appears.
Press or to select “ Erase
Files,” and then press /ENT.
Select “Erase a File,” and then press
“Erase the File?” is displayed and the file to be
erased is played back for confirmation.
Select “YES,” and then press /ENT.
“Please Wait” is displayed while the selected file is
being erased.
Press STOP to exit the menu mode.
You can display the Home menu by pressing
and holding BACK/HOME.
The Home menu is the starting point of each
feature of the IC recorder, such as editing or
making various settings.
Home menu
The Home menu consists of the following
five items. Press or to select a
Home menu item, and then press /ENT to
Scene Select
Select File
Erase Files
How to use the Home menu
When you press or to select an
item and then press /ENT, you can display
the menu window one-layer down. Pressing
BACK/HOME button returns to the menu
window one-layer up. Whichever layer of
a menu window you display, you can go
back directly to the Home “Scene Select
menu window by pressing and holding
HOME: Press and hold BACK/HOME.
To exit the Home menu, press STOP.
Home menu
Sub menu
Menu setting
Stop/Playback/Record window

About the Home menu

What to do next

The operating instructions explaining all the
features and functions of the IC recorder are
stored as PDF files in the built-in memory of
the IC recorder.
You can also download the operating
instructions from the Sony support home page:
Connect the IC recorder to your
Open the “Instructions” folder on
your computer.
On Windows: Click [My Computer]
or [Computer] - [IC RECORDER]
- [Instructions].
On Macintosh: Click [IC RECORDER] on
the finder - [Instructions].
Drag and drop the files of the
operating instructions from the
“Instructions” folder to the local
disk on your computer.
The file names of the operating
instructions are as follows:
Product name_language name_version.
pdf (e.g. ICD-TX50_English_111.pdf)
Disconnect the IC recorder from
your computer.
To read the operating instructions, double-click
the PDF file you want to read.

Copying the operating instructions to your


On power
Operate the unit only on 3.7 V DC with the
built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
On safety
Do not operate the unit while driving, cycling
or operating any motorized vehicle.
On handling
Do not leave the unit in a location near
heat sources, or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical
Should any solid object or liquid fall into
the unit, have the unit checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.


Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
Capacity (User available capacity)
4 GB (approx. 3.60 GB = 3,865,470,566 Byte)
A part of the memory capacity is used as a management area.
Notice for the customers: the following information is only applicable to equipment sold in
the countries applying EU directives
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075
Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH,
Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters please
refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents.
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long
IC Recorder (1)
Noise damper (1)
Stereo headphones (1)
USB connecting cable (1)
Carrying pouch (1)
Application software, Sound Organizer
(CD-ROM) (1)
Operating Instructions (Stored in the
built-in memory)
Quick Start Guide

Check the supplied items.

Congratulations! You have set up your IC recorder and enjoyed your first recording. Let’s step
up to the next stage. There are some more useful functions and information that you can use to
fully utilize your IC recorder.
For details on each operation, refer to the
PDF operating instructions copied to your
, /ENT,
For menu operations
Scene selection
You can select a scene in the menu for
recording with the most appropriate settings
according to various recording scenes*.
You can select an effect in the menu for
reducing noise or selecting a sound effect
that suits the playback sound.
Adds a track mark to set the starting point
when recording or playing back a file.
DPC (Digital Pitch Control)
You can adjust the playback speed in the
Displays the menu mode to set various menu
items, such as “REC Mode, “Mic Sensitivity,
*Using the “Shirt Pocket” scene
To record with the IC recorder in a shirt pocket,
place the IC recorder in the pocket, secured with
the clip.

More advanced features

Sound Organizer (PC application
Various operations can be performed using
Sound Organizer on your computer. You can
import files recorded with the IC recorder
into Sound Organizer to edit. You can import
music files of a music CD or podcast files to
transfer to the IC recorder. You can also burn
CDs of the music you like.
** for Windows only
USB AC adaptor AC-U50AG
Optional accessories

Welcome to your new Sony IC recorder!

This is the Quick Start Guide, which provides you with instructions on the
basic operations of the IC recorder.
Please read it carefully. We hope you enjoy using your new Sony IC recorder.


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Sony ICD-TX50 specifications

Below you will find the product specifications and the manual specifications of the Sony ICD-TX50.

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Brand Sony
Model ICD-TX50
Product Voice Recorder
EAN 4905524835625, 0027242839847, 0777785705146
Language English
Filetype manual_type_manual (PDF)
Maximum recording time - h
Recording modes High Quality (HQ)
Built-in microphone
Audio formats supported AAC,MP3,WAV,WMA
Internal memory 4096 MB
Display type LCD
Built-in speaker(s)
Ports & interfaces
Interface USB
USB connector type Micro-USB B
FM radio
Media types supported Flash card
Battery technology Lithium
Technical details
Product colour Black
Number of messages per folder 199
MP3 playback
Weight & dimensions
Width 40.8 mm
Depth 6.4 mm
Height 102.3 mm
Weight 50 g
Packaging content
Cables included USB
Headphones included
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