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1. Re: Olympus LS-10/11 Prerecord Buffer

Subject: 1. Re: Olympus LS-10/11 Prerecord Buffer
From: "Jim Lee" wranch2000
Date: Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:54 am ((PDT))
Thanks, guys, for the responses. I think I get the picture. I doubt
Olympus did a total redesign for the downsized LS-7. So I would bet that
there is sufficient RAM in the LS-10/11s to accommodate the buffer. They
may not be too interested in doing an upgrade, especially if a newer
model is in the pipeline.

I won't hold my breath waiting for either a firmware upgrade or a hack
but I might look forward to the LS-12.



On 6/17/2011 3:26 AM, Raimund wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> To answer this question, it would be necessary to know the internal
> design details of the recorders and I'm afraid that this information
> is available to us.
> If the recorder already had a sufficiently large RAM (implemented in
> hardware), then a firmware update could add the pre-record feature.
> The initial firmware version of the (now discontinued) TASCAM DR-1 for
> instance did not support the prerecord buffer. A later update
> fortunately added that feature.
> I'm afraid that we also depend on the policy of the manufacturer in
> this regard.
> To hack such a recorder you will need very detailed information on its
> internal design (which is only available at Olympus) and you must be
> an experienced engineer. So, I'm afraid that there is little hope for
> a hack...
> Regards,
> Raimund
> --- In 
> <>, Jim Lee <> wrote:
> >
> > Pardon this reposting but .... just looking for an answer.
> >
> > Just wondering if a prerecord buffer is possible with the LS-10 or
> > LS-11. Is it a matter of Olympus releasing a firmware update or are
> > those devices simply lacking the hardware to accommodate the feature? I
> > know the LS-7 has it. For my money, adding it to the LS-10/11 would mak=
> > for a well rounded package.
> >
> > Any hacks possible?
> >
> > Jim Lee
> >
> > --
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> >

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