IC RecorderICD-SX733/SX734/SX1000

Erasing a file

You can select a file and erase it.


  • Once a file has been erased, you cannot retrieve it.

  1. Slide the POWER ON/OFF•HOLD switch in the direction of “POWER ON/OFF” to turn on the IC recorder, or towards the center to release the IC recorder from the HOLD status.
    The stop mode window appears.
  2. Select the file you want to erase when the IC recorder is in the stop or playback mode.
  3. Press ERASE.

    Erase?” appears and the specified file is played back for confirmation.

  4. Press or to select “Execute.”

  5. Press .

    The “Erasing...” animation appears in the display window and the selected file will be erased.

    When a file is erased, the remaining files will advance so that there will be no space between files.


  • You cannot erase a file while the IC recorder is in the transcription playback mode or in the stop mode.
  • You cannot erase a protected file. To erase the file, release the protection first, and then erase the file.
  • The illustrations used in this Help Guide are based on the ICD-SX1000 model. These illustrations may look different from the model you are using, however, the buttons and controls used for operations are the same.


  • To cancel erasing, select “Cancel” in step 4, and then press .
  • To erase a part of a file, divide the file into two files first, and then proceed with steps 3 through 5.