IC RecorderICD-SX733/SX734/SX1000

Starting to record automatically in response to sound – the VOR function

You can set the VOR (Voice Operated Recording) function to “ON,” to make the IC recorder start recording when the IC recorder detects sound, and pause when no sound is heard, eliminating recording during soundless periods.
  1. Select MENU - the tab - “VOR,” and then press .

    The menu items will be different depending on the model you are using.

  2. Press or to select “ON,” and then press .
    VOR” is set to “OFF” when you purchase the IC recorder.
  3. Press souni_stopSTOP to exit the menu mode.
  4. Press souni_recREC/PAUSE.

    ” appears in the display window.

    The recording pauses when no sound is detected and “” flashes. When the IC recorder detects sound again, the recording starts again.


  • The VOR function is affected by the sound around you. Set “Sensitivity setting” in the menu according to the recording conditions. If recording is not satisfactory after you have changed the sensitivity setting, or for an important recording, set “VOR” to “OFF” in the menu.
  • During manual recording, pre-recording and synchronized recording, the VOR function does not work.
  • You cannot set the VOR function when the Scene Select function has been set. Set the Scene Select function to “Scene Select Off” before setting “VOR.”


  • To cancel the VOR function, set “VOR” to “OFF” in step 2.