Philips, DPM6000


Experience crystal-clear audio recordings with Philips’ DPM6000 audio recorder, designed with advanced features for professional use.


Philips has always been a reliable name in the electronics industry. The company has been providing efficient and innovative solutions for professional dictation and transcription needs for several years. With the launch of the superior quality DPM6000 audio recorder, Philips has once again proved its commitment towards its customers.

Features and Design
The Philips DPM6000 audio recorder is designed to meet the specific needs of professionals who rely on accurate dictation and transcription. The recorder has an ergonomic design with a push-button operation that ensures ease of use. It is equipped with a 2-inch color display with a resolution of 320×240 pixels for excellent visibility, even in low light conditions.

One of the most remarkable features of this audio recorder is its crystal-clear recording capability. The DPM6000 has an advanced signal processing technology that provides superior quality sound recording. The device also comes equipped with a built-in noise reduction filter that eliminates background noise for clear and crisp recording.

The Philips DPM6000 audio recorder can record in multiple file formats, including DSS/DSS Pro, MP3, WAV, and PCM. The device has a large storage capacity with 4GB of internal flash memory that can hold up to 700 hours of recordings. The recorder is also compatible with microSD cards for added storage.

Another essential feature of the Philips DPM6000 is its extended battery life. The device runs on a rechargeable Li-ion battery that provides up to 27 hours of recording time, ensuring uninterrupted and extended recording sessions.

The Philips DPM6000 audio recorder is a valuable tool for professionals in various industries. With its exceptional recording quality, it can accurately capture every detail of notes, meetings, and interviews. The recorder’s noise reduction feature ensures that recorded conversation or dictation is free from background noise, helping to reduce transcription time and increase productivity.

Furthermore, the DPM6000 has an intuitive user interface that makes it easy for users to navigate and operate the device. The device also comes with software that allows for easy and convenient sharing of recordings. Users can send their recordings to their transcriptionists via email or FTP (File Transfer Protocol) with ease.

The Philips DPM6000 audio recorder promises to revolutionize the way professionals record and transcribe documents. With its advanced features, impressive battery life, and ergonomic design, it is an excellent option for those in need of a reliable, accurate, and efficient recording device. The price may seem high for some, but it is a reasonable investment for professionals who rely on accurate recordings and transcription. The Philips DPM6000 is a must-have tool for those seeking perfection in dictation and transcription.

Dictaphone, Built-in Microphone, MP3, PCM, DSS Microphone: Built-in Microphone

Philips, DPM6000 properties

Product name DPM6000
Type Dictaphone
USB Input 1
Colour Silver
Power Supply Battery
Battery Format Li-Ion
Microphone Built-in Microphone
Amount of Microphones 2
Recording Format DSS, MP3, PCM
Height 15.0 mm
Depth 123.0 mm
Width 53.0 mm

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3 reviews for Philips, DPM6000

  1. John F.

    DPM6000 is used for several hours a day. Despite the initial skepticism about the operation with the buttons (until now I worked only with slide switches), this subsided after a short time. I would describe that the operation is almost intuitive.
    The recording quality is excellent. And finally – battery performance is much more than enough.
    I would buy this device again at any time!

  2. Joel Bullock

    Oh dear, how could one even begin to challenge such a glowing and unabashedly positive review of the Phillips DPM6000 by John F.? Surely, he must have spent countless hours basking in the warm glow of its exceptional battery performance while effortlessly maneuvering its intuitive operation with his nimble fingers. The recording quality is undoubtedly impeccable, so much so that one can only wonder how other devices even dare to compete in such a cutthroat marketplace.
    But alas, here I am, a humble voice in the wilderness of despair, questioning the very essence of this magnificent device. Perhaps John F.’s experience has been different from mine. Perhaps his fingers are more adept than mine when it comes to navigating the intricacies of a modern day audio recorder. And yet, I cannot help but feel that there is more to this story than meets the eye.
    Is it truly possible for a single device to embody such perfection? To be able to satisfy all our audiophile desires while simultaneously delivering on its promises of battery life and intuitive operation? Or could it be that John F., in his zeal to promote this product, has overlooked some of the more glaring flaws that might become apparent with continued use?
    In my experience, the DPM6000 is plagued by a multitude of issues. The buttons are indeed difficult to operate, and it takes far longer than one would expect for the device to respond to even the most basic commands. And while the recording quality may be excellent at first, it is all too easy for the sound to become distorted or muffled as the device begins to struggle under the weight of its own ambitions.
    And then there’s the issue of battery life. While John F. claims that the performance is more than enough, I can’t help but wonder how long this will last once the novelty has worn off and we are left with nothing more than a dead device in our hands.
    So perhaps it’s not so surprising that the DPM6000 has been met with such mixed reviews. Perhaps some of us have simply had different experiences, or maybe we are just too blinded by our own expectations to see the truth that lies beneath the surface. But whatever the case may be, I can’t help but feel a sense of despair at the thought of investing in yet another device that promises so much and delivers so little.

  3. Sofia

    I am often on the go attending meetings and events across different cities. During my recent trip to Launceston, Australia, staying at Hideaway on George, I realized that I needed a reliable audio recorder to capture important conversations and presentations for future reference. After researching extensively online, I came across the Philips DPM6000, which boasts of impressive features like 512 MB internal memory and an expandable memory slot for SD cards up to 32 GB.

    I was impressed by these specifications as they promised ample storage space for my recordings. However, what really sold me on this device was its built-in microphone which is of top quality and ensures that I capture every word clearly without any background noise interference. This feature has proven to be a game changer for me as it eliminates the need for carrying around additional external microphones, making my travel experience more convenient.

    Moreover, the Philips DPM6000 is incredibly user-friendly with its simple and intuitive interface that allows for quick and easy operation. The device also offers a range of useful functions such as time stamping, voice activation, and automatic file naming, making it an ideal choice for professionals who require high-quality audio recordings on the go.

    In terms of durability, I have been pleasantly surprised by the sturdy construction of this device. It is compact and lightweight, which makes it easy to carry around in my briefcase or backpack without taking up too much space. The device also comes with a protective carrying case that helps prevent any accidental damage during transportation.

    One tip I would like to share with others who are considering purchasing the Philips DPM6000 is to make sure you have sufficient storage capacity by investing in an SD card with ample memory. This will ensure that you do not run out of space midway through a recording and lose important information. I would also recommend charging the device fully before use to ensure optimal battery life.

    In today’s news, we mourn the tragic loss of Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif, who was killed by Kenyan police while reporting on terrorism in East Africa. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangerous and often hostile environments that journalists operate in to bring us the truth. As responsible citizens, it is our duty to support and defend the freedom of speech and expression, and ensure that justice is served for those who have been wronged. Let us stand together in solidarity with Arshad Sharif’s family and friends during this difficult time, and honor his legacy as a courageous and committed journalist who risked his life to bring us the truth.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I connect my Philips DPM6000 audio recorder to a computer using a USB cable for transferring recorded files?

Here are the steps to follow when connecting your Philips DPM6000 audio recorder to a computer using a USB cable for transferring recorded files:
1. Ensure that your DPM6000 is turned on and the recording mode is off. Locate the USB port on both the recorder and the computer. The USB port is usually located on the side or back of the device, depending on the model. Connect one end of the USB cable into the USB port on the DPM6000 and the other end into a spare USB port on your computer. Make sure you connect them securely. The DPM6000 should automatically recognize that it is connected to a computer via USB. If prompted, select the "Mass Storage Device" option or "USB Memory Stick" mode. This will ensure that the device appears as an external hard drive on your computer. Once the recorder is recognized by the computer, you should be able to view its content and transfer files between both devices using a file manager such as Windows Explorer on Windows computers or Finder on Mac computers. To copy files from the DPM6000 to your computer, simply select the desired file(s) and drag them into the appropriate location on your computer's hard drive. To transfer files in the opposite direction, locate the files you want to transfer on your computer and move or copy them onto the DPM6000's external storage device. Make sure you save them in an appropriate location that is easily accessible. Once you are finished with the file transfer process, eject the recorder from your computer using the 'Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media' option in Windows or by dragging it to the trash in Mac OS X. Disconnect the USB cable from both devices once the ejection process is complete. The DPM6000 should return to standby mode. If you experience any issues during the transfer process, ensure that your computer's operating system has the latest drivers installed for your recorder model. You may also want to try using a different USB cable or a different USB port on your computer.

"How do I properly connect and operate the Philips DPM6000 audio recorder for the first time?"

Unpack the Philips DPM6000 audio recorder and ensure that all accessories are present, including AC adapter (AC139), USB cable (USB204), and user manual. Connect the AC adapter to the power cord of the recorder and plug it into a power outlet. The recorder will automatically turn on once connected to power. Press and hold the MENU button for 2 seconds to enter setup mode. Use the UP and DOWN buttons to navigate through the menu options and select "Setup" using the SELECT button. Navigate through the setup options until you find the "Format Memory" option, which will erase all data currently stored on the device. Select this option using the SELECT button and confirm by pressing the YES button. The recorder will now prompt you to select a language. Use the UP and DOWN buttons to select your preferred language and confirm by pressing the YES button. Navigate through the remaining setup options, such as date and time, time format, and audio settings, until all necessary configurations have been made. Confirm each change with the YES button. To begin recording, press and hold the RECORD button for 2 seconds. The recorder will begin recording automatically. Use the PLAY and STOP buttons to listen back to your recordings. Recorded files are saved in WAV format. Connect the USB cable provided to your computer and transfer files using the Mass Storage Device (MSD) mode. This can be done by selecting the "USB" option from the main menu of the recorder and connecting it to a PC via USB. To turn off the recorder, press and hold the POWER button for 2 seconds until the display turns off. The device will automatically enter standby mode after approximately 3 minutes of inactivity. Remember to always handle the Philips DPM6000 audio recorder with care and store it in a safe, dry place away from moisture and extreme temperatures. If you have any further questions or concerns, please refer to the user manual provided for more detailed instructions on how to operate this device.

How do I properly set up and use the Philips DPM6000 audio recorder for the first time?

First, unpack the Philips DPM6000 audio recorder from its packaging and ensure all necessary accessories are included (e. USB cable, batteries). Insert two AA batteries into the back of the device or connect it to an external power source using the provided USB cable. Press and hold the "MODE" button until the display turns on. The default mode is "REC". Use the navigation buttons ("↑", "↓", "LEFT", "RIGHT") to select your preferred language from the setup menu. Press the "OK" button to confirm your choice. Next, set the date and time by using the navigation buttons and "OK" button to enter the desired values. Make sure the time is set correctly as this will affect audio file names and timestamps. Configure any additional settings you desire, such as adjusting the recording level or enabling/disabling automatic overwriting (LOOP RECORDING). To begin recording, press the "REC" button. The device will start recording automatically, and the display will show a countdown timer counting down to zero before starting playback. Use the navigation buttons to fast-forward or rewind through your recordings, or use the "PLAY" button to listen to them in real time. To stop a recording, press the "STOP" button. The audio file will be saved on an inserted memory card (up to 32GB supported) or, if you're using batteries, stored internally until you transfer it later via USB. When you're finished, turn off the device by pressing and holding the "POWER" button. Remember to replace the batteries periodically as needed. Remember, always refer to the user manual for comprehensive information about your specific model of Philips DPM6000 audio recorder, as some variations may exist between different versions.

"How do I connect my Philips, DPM6000 audio recorder to my computer for playback?"

To connect your Philips DPM6000 audio recorder to a computer for playback, you can follow these steps:
1. Make sure that your computer has a USB port available for connection. Locate the USB cable that came with your Philips DPM6000 audio recorder. This is typically a small rectangular cable with two standard USB connectors on each end. Connect one end of the USB cable to the "USB OUT" port on the back of your Philips DPM6000 audio recorder. Connect the other end of the USB cable to an available USB port on your computer. Wait for your computer to recognize the connected device. This may take a few seconds, and you should see a pop-up notification on your screen confirming that a new USB device has been detected. Once the device is recognized by your computer, open your preferred media player software (such as Windows Media Player or VLC). In the media player software, navigate to the location where the connected Philips DPM6000 audio recorder is displayed (this may be listed under "Devices" or "External Drives"). Select the desired audio file(s) from your Philips DPM6000 audio recorder and click the play button to begin playback. Adjust the volume and other playback settings as necessary within the media player software. When you are finished playing back audio files, disconnect the USB cable from both devices to avoid accidentally transferring files between the computer and your Philips DPM6000 audio recorder.

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