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ICD-UX532/UX533/UX534F 4-441-880-11(1)
IC Recorder
Quick Start Guide
© 2012 Sony Corporation Printed in China
ˎ IC Recorder (1)
ˎ Stereo headphones (1)
ˎ USB connection support cable (1)
ˎ Carrying pouch (1) (ICD-UX533/
UX534F only)
ˎ NH-AAA (size AAA) rechargeable
battery (1) (ICD-UX533/UX534F only)
ˎ LR03 (size AAA) alkaline battery
(1) (ICD-UX532 only)
ˎ Quick Start Guide
ˎ Application Software, Sound
Organizer (Installer file stored in
the built-in memory so that you
can install it to your computer.)
ˎ Help Guide (HTML file stored
in the built-in memory so it
can easily be copied to your
Check the supplied items.
ˎ Electret condenser microphone
ˎ Rechargeable battery
ˎ USB AC adaptor AC-UD20,
ˎ Battery charger BCG-34HSN
ˎ Compact charger & 2-pc
AAA Multi-Use Premium
batteries BCG-34HS2KAN,
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.
Depending on the country or region, some of the models or optional accessories are not available.
On power
Operate the unit only on 1.2 V or 1.5 V DC.
Use an NH-AAA rechargeable battery or an LR03 (size
AAA) alkaline battery.
On safety
Do not operate the unit while driving, cycling or
operating any motorized vehicle.
On handling
ˎ Do not leave the unit in a location near heat
sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust or mechanical shock.
ˎ Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
remove the battery and 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.
Capacity (User available capacity *
ICD-UX532 : 2 GB (approx. 1.80 GB = 1,932,735,283 Byte)
ICD-UX533 : 4 GB (approx. 3.60 GB = 3,865,470,566 Byte)
ICD-UX534F : 8 GB (approx. 7.20 GB = 7,730,941,132 Byte)
A small amount of the built-in memory is used for file management and therefore not available for user storage.
When the built-in memory is formatted with the IC recorder.
Let’s try out your new IC recorder
1. Power on.
Slide and lift the battery compartment lid, then insert a
battery with the correct polarity.
Turn the power on.
To prevent unintentional operations (HOLD)
2. Set the date and time.
Press or to set the year (the last two digits of
the year), and then press (play/enter). Repeat this
procedure to set month, day, hour, and minute in
3. Select the menu language.
Press MENU (ICD‑UX532/UX533 only) or MENU/FM
(ICD‑UX534F only).
Press , press or to select , and then press
Press or to select “Language, and then press
Press or to select the language that you want to use
in the display window, and then press (play/enter).
Press STOP.
4. Record.
Built-in microphones
¼ Before you start using the IC recorder, make sure that you slide the
HOLD•POWER switch towards the center to release the HOLD status.
Recording starts and the operation indicator lights in red.
¼ You can pause recording by pressing REC/PAUSE. Press
REC/PAUSE again to restart recording.
Place the IC recorder so that the built‑in microphones
face the direction of the source to be recorded.
Press STOP to stop recording.
The Accessing...” animation appears and the recording stops.
5. Listen.
Press (play/enter).
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.
Press ERASE.
“Erase?” is displayed and the file to be erased is played back
for confirmation.
Select “Execute” using or , and then press (play/
“Erasing…” is displayed while the selected file is being erased.
Utilizing Your Computer
Installing the help guide on your computer
By installing the help guide on your computer from the built-in memory of the IC recorder, you can
search for detailed operations and possible solutions when a problem occurs.
Slide the USB DIRECT slide lever on the back of the IC recorder, and insert the USB
connector into the USB port of a running computer.
In Windows: Click [Computer] (or [My Computer]), then double‑click [IC RECORDER]
In Mac: Double‑click [IC RECORDER] on the desktop.
Install the help guide.
In Windows: Double-click [Help_Guide_Installer] (or [Help_Guide_Installer.exe]).
In Mac: Double-click []. (v10.5.8 or higher)
Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to proceed with installation.
After the installation completes, double‑click the [icdu53_ce_HelpGuide] icon in the
desktop for Windows (or in Finder for Mac).
The help guide is displayed.
You can also view the help guide on the following Sony IC Recorder customer support home
You can select the following languages:
English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish,
Polish, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian.
Copying files from the IC recorder to your computer
You can copy the files and folders from the IC recorder to your computer to store them.
Connect the IC recorder to your computer.
Copy files or folders you want to transfer to your computer.
Drag and drop the files or folders you want to copy from “IC RECORDER” or “MEMORY CARD” to
the local disk on your computer.
To copy a file or folder (Drag and drop)
Your computer
Click and hold,
and then drop.
Disconnect the IC recorder from your computer.
Installing Sound Organizer
Install Sound Organizer on your computer.
Sound Organizer is compatible with the Windows PC only. It is not compatible with Mac.
¼ When installing Sound Organizer, log in to an account with administrator privileges.
Slide the USB DIRECT slide lever on the back of the IC recorder, and insert the USB
connector into the USB port of a running computer.
If the IC recorder cannot be connected to a computer directly, use the supplied USB connection
support cable.
Make sure the IC recorder has been recognized properly.
While the IC recorder is connected to the computer, “Connecting” is displayed in the display
window of the IC recorder.
Go to the [Start] menu, click [Computer] (or [My Computer]), and then double‑click [IC
Double‑click [SoundOrganizerInstaller_V140] (or [SoundOrganizerInstaller_V140.exe]).
Follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
Make sure that you accept the terms of the license agreement, select [I accept the terms
in the license agreement], and then click [Next].
When the [Setup Type] window appears, select [Standard] or [Custom], and then click
Follow the instructions on the screen and set the installation settings when you select [Custom].
When the [Ready to Install the Program] window appears, click [Install].
The installation starts.
When the [Sound Organizer has been installed successfully.] window appears, check
[Launch Sound Organizer Now], and then click [Finish].
You may need to restart your computer after installing Sound Organizer.
If you format the built-in memory, all data stored there will be erased. (The Help Guide and the Sound Organizer
software will also be erased.)
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like for a
long time.
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type.
Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions.
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.
Notice for the customers: the following information is only applicable to equipment sold in the countries
applying EU directives
This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan.
Inquiries related to product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be addressed to the authorized
representative, Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee
matters, please refer to the addresses provided in the separate service or guarantee documents.
Dimensions (w/h/d) (not incl. projecting parts and controls) (JEITA)*
Approx. 36.6 mm × 102.0 mm × 13.9 mm
Mass (JEITA)*
ICD-UX532: Approx. 58 g including one LR03 (size AAA) alkaline battery
ICD-UX533/UX534F: Approx. 58 g including one NH-AAA rechargeable battery
Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association)

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Product specifications

Brand Sony
Model ICD-UX532
Product Voice Recorder
EAN []
Language English, Spanish
Productgroup Voice Recorders
Filetype PDF
Technical details
Product colour Black