Step into the future of dictation with the DS-2700. Say goodbye to tapes and hello to simplicity. Its intuitive slide-switch operation simplifies editing—insert or overwrite with ease. Tailored for small legal or business practices, effortlessly capture personal notes and meeting discussions. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or entering fields like law, real estate, or surveying, the DS-2700 is your all-in-one solution for recording personal notes, letters, meetings, and interviews.

Directional Stereo Microphones

4-Position Slide Switch Control

Insert and Overwrite Recording Modes

Full color screen

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery

DSS, PCM WAV and MP3 Recording

2GB Built-in Memory
SD Card Slot (up to 32GB)

Up to 32 Index Marks Per File

Includes ODMS R8 Dictation Software

Directional stereo recording

Experience versatile recording with the built-in stereo microphones, providing both Dictation and Conference modes. Tailor your recording experience further by selecting from three microphone sensitivity options. Opt for High sensitivity for crisp conference recordings, choose Mid for effective dictation, or select Low for optimal up-close recording

Low-noise microphone unit

The DS-2700 incorporates low noise omni-directional microphones. The built-in shock absorber covers the microphone unit, reducing handling noise from the body.

Studio grade pop-filter

The microphone housing now includes a triple layered pop-filter, which helps block the wind noise and plosive sounds when speaking into the microphones.

Dictation Mode

For classic dictation of your notes or reports, the main microphone will be recording in an omni-directionality mode so that the recorder can be held in any way.

Conference Mode

Designed for interviews and small meetings, conference recording controls the directionally of the 2 microphones into a 90° layout, which enables high quality recording in a realistic stereo capture. Regardless of where the person speaking is located or the direction of speech, you can clearly capture the information.

Flexible audio recording formats

The DSS format promises effective compression without compromising quality in digital voice capture. . The digital speech standard (DSS) allows for quick file editing (insert, overwrite, append, erase/cut) and uses meta information (index, verbal comments, worktypes, etc.) to facilitate collaboration and automatic processing. PCM format, with its minimal compression, ensures exceptional quality as well as compatibility with a variety of playback tools. Simultaneously, the widely utilized MP3 format serves as an excellent choice for storing consumer audio and enables easy transfer/playback of music on digital audio players.

Noise activated recording with VCVA

The VCVA function efficiently manages memory by pausing recording during quiet intervals and automatically restarting when it detects sound exceeding a preset threshold. This feature optimizes playback efficiency and prolongs recording time.

Index marks

While recording or playing back, you have the flexibility to insert up to 32 Index Marks into an audio file. These marks act as handy indicators, helping you identify crucial or noteworthy segments of your dictation.

Insert and Overwrite recording modes

Unlock different recording options with the DS-2700. Use Insert mode to seamlessly add recordings into existing audio files without the need for additional addendums. Overwrite mode enables you to record over previous dictation at any chosen point. Lastly, Append mode effortlessly adds a new recording to the end of an existing file. With the addition of the New File creation button, you don’t need to start a new recording until you are ready.

Control and Connectivity

The DS-2700 is designed for easy operation with an intuitive interface and a large color LCD screen. It includes built-in memory for storage, expandability via SD card media for additional capacity, and support for additional microphones and headphones.

Full colour screen

The DS-2700 features 2.4 inch TFT color LCD. Featuring a live recording monitor and an easily accessible, intuitive menu system—all at a glance.

4-position slide switch control

Experience effortless dictation with the user-friendly optical slide-switch, enabling you to start, stop, and edit recordings seamlessly without the need to divert your attention to the device.

Recording storage

With 2GB of built-in memory, the DS-2700 also accommodates external SD cards up to 32GB (available separately). Effortlessly transfer your recordings to your PC by utilizing the provided micro-B USB cable.

3.5mm microphone and headphone jacks

Headphones can be connected to monitor or playback your recordings. Additional microphones such as boundary, shotgun or a lavalier can be used for specific situations .

Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery

Benefit from the included Lithium-ion battery, providing an impressive 56 hours of battery life. Recharge the DS-2700 easily by connecting it to a PC or a compatible USB charger.


Within the business industry, durability is important. Drops happen; ensuring device functionality post-fall is vital.

Resilient in everyday dictation

The DS-2700 showcases a strong and durable design, ensuring its resilience. Rigorous tests have shown its ability to withstand falls of up to 1.5m without impacting recording capabilities.

Alcohol wipe resistance

Thanks to the alcohol resistance coating, the device can be cleaned if used within a medical enviorement. The following chemicals can be used for this purpose in order to disinfect various types of substance
- Ethanol for disinfection (76.9 to 81.4 v/v%)
- Isopropanol for disinfection (70 v/v%)

Easy and secure management with ODMS R8 on-premise software

OM SYSTEM Dictation Management Software (ODMS) R8 Dictation Module enables the effective management and download of audio files for transmission to transcriptionists, enhancing the speed and accuracy of your dictation workflow. Authors can effortlessly download data from the OM SYSTEM dictation handheld device or directly dictate using USB composite audio mode. This seamless integration encourages efficient collaboration, streamlines transcription processes, boosts productivity, and ensures accurate documentation.

Software compatibility

ODMS R8 On-Premise (Dictation module) works with:

OM SYSTEM - DS-9100, DS-2700, RM-4010N, RM-4110N
Olympus - DS-9500, DS-9000, DS-2600, RM-4010P, RM-4110S, RM-4015P, RM-4100S, RM-4000P

Foot pedals are not compatible with Dictation module.  Please see Transcription module for this functionality.