SONY ICD-PX470 Digital Voice Recorder

Product code: 197129

SONY ICD-PX470 Digital Voice Recorder

Product features

  • Recording quality: 192 Kbps
  • Recording time: 59 hours 35 minutes
  • Transcription feature
  • Two-directional microphone
  • Direct USB connection

Product features

  • Recording quality: 192 Kbps
  • Recording time: 59 hours 35 minutes
  • Transcription feature
  • Two-directional microphone
  • Direct USB connection
Product information
Calendar Search and USB direct connection

Stay organised and work quickly with the Sony ICD-PX470 Digital Voice Recorder, ideal for journalistic, commercial and personal recording applications. Calendar Search lets you browse days on a calendar to find what you want – recordings are date-marked, so it's easy to keep track of your work.

Connect the recorder directly to your PC via direct USB connection to transfer files quickly and conveniently. You won't even need a USB cable.

microSD card slot

Start recording straight away with 4 GB of internal memory, letting you capture up to 59 hours and 35 minutes of audio in MP3 at 128 Kbps. The Sony ICDPX470 features a microSD card slot so you can expand your storage up to 32 GB. That's a potential 536 hours of MP3 recording at 128 Kbps.

Low cut filter and Auto Voice Recording

Eliminate low-frequency background sounds during recordings with the low cut filter. It's useful for filtering out common problem sounds like projectors, traffic or wind so voices can be heard more clearly. Auto Voice Recording reduces background noise to enhance recordings with optimised settings for speech frequencies. Clear Voice technology cleans up the signal for even clearer playback.

Adjustable mic range

Change capture settings depending on what you're recording with adjustable microphone range. Use Focus mode for single voices – it captures a narrow sound field from one direction. For multiple voices, Wide-Stereo mode captures a wider range so each speaker is audible. Four scene presets (Music, Meeting, Interview, Dictation) let you pick the optimal audio setting

Record for up to 55 hours

You can record compressed MP3s or higher-quality Linear PCM files depending on whether you need to capture a lot of speech, or if you're recording music and other complex sounds. The ICD PX 470 Voice Recorder plays back MP3 and PCM files - enjoy your favourite songs in music player mode.

Record for up to 55 hours off the supplied AAA batteries when you're capturing MP3 files at 192 or 128 Kbps. That's plenty of battery life to cover long events.
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East London GB Effective and good value
Good price and good sound quality for interviews.
It takes time to navigate backwards and forwards through the menus but when this is mastered it is straightforward.
Confirmed purchase: 25 August 2021
Published on: 26 September 2021
(10 out of 10)


Really pleased, easy to use and download to computer. Picks up voices really well
Confirmed purchase: 26 July 2021
Published on: 24 August 2021
(9 out of 10)


Light and easy to use, simple to download voice files to my laptop.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 14 July 2021
Published on: 11 August 2021
(9 out of 10)


Light, easy to use.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 07 July 2021
Published on: 05 August 2021
(9 out of 10)


Harrogate GB
Recording in MP3 and the ease of transfer to laptop, then memory stick
Confirmed purchase: 26 June 2021
Published on: 24 July 2021
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SONY ICD-PX470 Digital Voice Recorder