IC RecorderICD-SX733/SX734/SX1000

Formatting the memory (Format)

You can format the memory media currently selected (the built-in memory or the memory card), erasing all the data in the memory and resetting the folder structure to its default status.
  1. In the stop mode, select MENU - the tab - “Format,” and then press .

  2. Press or to select “Execute,” and then press .
    The “Formatting...” animation appears and the memory media will be formatted.
  3. Press souni_stopSTOP to exit the menu mode.


  • Use the IC recorder formatting function to format the memory media.

    Do not use your computer to format the media.

  • Switch the memory media to the one to be formatted before you start the format operation.
  • If you format the built-in memory, all data stored there will be erased. (Protected files, the Help Guide and the Sound Organizer software will also be erased.) Note that once the files are erased, you cannot retrieve them.


  • To cancel formatting the memory media, select “Cancel” in step 2.