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Olympus T-1000 Transcriber

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Olympus T-1000 Transcriber. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the price and reliability are generally positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the sound.

durability, portability, usability, reliability, price


On average, users rate this product 76/100.

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Olympus T1000 Pearlcorder Transcriber


I bought this transcriber about 9 years ago and have literally beat it half to death, but it refuses to die. It gets used five days a week and never fails to get the job done. I couldn't even guess the number of times we've used the backup feature, and...

Lightweight, easy to use

Does not have a record function

Sep, 2008

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Pearlcorder T1010


Eight or nine years ago, after working on a Lanier system in the office for a couple of years, the opportunity to take dictation home as an IC arose. I jumped at it! But I needed a machine, NOW.

Price and durability

Noisy stop and start

Feb, 2001

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My cat liked it


My cat chewed the little cord on my Olympus microcassette transcriber. And as another member mentioned you have to use their foot pedal and their headphones or you just can't play ball with this machine.

gets the job done most of the time

made in Japan, parts not sold separately

Aug, 2000

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Is That Snoring I Hear? Transcription Woes.


Please note after over a week of trying to put this review in the category "Which Transcriber For Me" and receiving error messages and then telling me to try again, I'm putting it here under Olympus as I'm pretty much reviewing this product, only an...

Durable, no problems with operating the unit

None as it meets my needs

Aug, 2000

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Olympus Pearlcorder T1000, Needs More


As you may have read in my other review, I own an Olympus T1000 transcriber in addition to my four Panasonic transcribers. While this machine is sleek and compact, I do not find it as convenient to use. I quickly discovered that there was no recording...

Inexpensive, very basic

Limited features, no recording capability

Aug, 2000

Product Specifications

A transcriber that's inexpensive, easy to use and fully capable, the Pearlcorder T1000 features adjustable tape speed (15% ~ 30%) for all levels of transcribing skills. And an adjustable auto backspace provides trouble-free transcription of basic in-office dictation. Easy-to-access controls including a convenient 3-pedal foot switch allow rapid transcription without taking your hands off the keyboard or your eyes off the screen. A dual-speaker headset lets you match dictation speed with typing speed. Other convenient features include an end-of-tape alarm, built-in speaker for group listening, and a 3-digit tape counter.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KB):Microcassette dictaphone/transcriber
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):Dictaphones, transcribers
Type:Microcassette transcriber

Cassette System

Control Type:Full-logic
Type:Microcassette transcriber

CD System

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus Pearlcorder

MD System

Type: None



Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty