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Olympus® LS-11 Linear PCM Recorder: TEC Awards’ Finalist for Outstanding Technical Achievement

Award presentation scheduled for 2011 NAMM Show, the music industry’s largest international products trade show

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., November 22, 2010 – Olympus, the market leader for portable digital voice recorders and professional dictation devices, builds upon its reputation for incredible audio engineering with a nomination of the Olympus LS-11 Linear PCM Recorder at the Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the category of Recording Devices (Hardware Recorders).

“We are thrilled that the LS-11 is being recognized for its technical innovation and impact to the audio industry,” said Amy Leslie, product manager, Olympus Imaging America Inc. “The LS-11 is great for recording studio-quality music and pristine live performances, but is also used for so much more than that.”

The 26th Annual TEC Awards will be presented at a ceremony during the NAMM Show, in Anaheim, Calif., by the TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio on Friday, January 14, 2011. Nominations were made by a panel of industry professionals and voted upon by members of various professional organizations and audio industry outlets. The NAMM Show is the music industry’s largest international products trade show with nearly 1,500 exhibitors and 90,000 attendees.

Olympus’ LS-11 TEC nomination is an impressive honor in the audio industry and is backed up by superior product performance. Since their introduction, Olympus LS series linear PCM devices have made a huge impact in the music world. Often described as “a studio in your pocket,” the LS-11 is intuitive and easy to use. Offering high-quality audio, design and construction, the LS-11 features uncompressed 24 bit/96kHz Linear PCM recording capability, to capture the rich, dynamic sound quality of music performances. It has the versatility to record and play back in the WAV, MP3 and WMA formats and can record with its internal condenser microphones or by plugging in an external microphone.

Journalists interested in further information, product review units and/or high-resolution images should contact David Saba, public relations counselor, at (484) 821-0920 x705 or saba@sparkcreatives.com.

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