Article ID : S1F0487 / Last Modified : 08/13/2019

What are the computer requirements for using the Integrated Chip (IC) recorder as a USB mass storage device?

    Your computer will need to have the following system requirements in order to use this model of IC recorder (see the Products section below) as a USB mass storage device:

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    Required Hardware USB port

    Sound board (sound card compatible with any of the supported operating systems)
    Operating Systems

    (Pre-Installed)
    Windows® 2000 Professional Service Pack 4 or higher

    Windows Vista Ultimate

    Windows Vista Business

    Windows Vista Home Premium

    Windows Vista Home Basic

    Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Service Pack 2 or higher

    Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 2 or higher

    Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 2 or higher

    Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 or higher

    Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 or higher

    Apple® Mac OS® X operating system (versions 10.2.8 - 10.5.7)

    Notes:

    • Operation is not guaranteed for any operating system other than those described in the chart above.
    • The following systems are not supported:
      • 64-bit version of the Windows XP operating system.
      • Personally constructed computers or operating systems.
      • Upgraded operating systems.
      • Multi-boot environment.
      • Multi-monitor environment.
    • If using Windows 2000 Professional, installation of the supplied driver is required. Install the driver using SonyRecorder_Driver.exe in the IC recorder.