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Audio recorder

Easy notes recording

with 8 GB audio recording

The VoiceTracer 1250 is the perfect voice recorder for capturing notes, ideas and thoughts on the go. Thanks to the micro SD memory card slot you can easily expand your memory up to 32 GB.

Voice activation function for hands-free recording

Voice activated recording is a convenience feature for hands-free recording. When enabled, recording will start automatically when you start speaking. Recording stop automatically after you stop speaking and restart automatically when you start speaking again.

PC connection for plug & play

Just plug your recorder into your PC and play in Windows and Mac OS.

Backlight display for easy file navigation

The large graphical display lets you view all important file information at a glance, even in poor lighting conditions, thanks to the backlit display.

8 GB built in for extra long recording hours

With the 8 GB of built-in memory, your recorder is able to capture multiple days of continuous recording.

Virtually unlimited recording and storage capacity thanks to a microSD memory card slot supporting up to 32 GB of additional memory.

Extra long battery runtime for longer recording sessions

The batteries of the new recorder last for up to 44 hours for extra long recording sessions.

Your recorder comes with

  • VoiceTracer audio recorder
  • 2 × AAA batteries
  • USB cable
  • Quick start guide

Related products and accessories

Enter your software serial number

The VoiceTracer Speech Recognition Software only works with Philips VoiceTracer Audio Recorders. To download the installation file, enter the serial number, then click Download.

Find your serial number

The serial number can be found on the quick start guide in the product packaging.

3.5 mm
High-speed USB 2.0
Dot matrix LCD
112 × 112 pixels
Diagonal screen size:
33 mm
Multi language:
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Polish
Storage media
Built-in memory capacity:
8 GB
Built-in memory type:
NAND Flash
USB mass storage
SD card support:
up to 32 GB
Audio recording
Built-in microphone:
1 channel
Recording formats:
Recording modes:
Sample rate:
24 kHz (PCM/SHQ), 8 kHz (HQ), 8 kHz (SP/LP)
Bit rate:
384kbps (PCM), 128kbps (PCM), 32 kbps (ADPCM)
Recording time (internal memory):
48 h (HQ mode), 146 h (SP mode), 583 h (LP mode)
Frequency response:
750Hz – 18KHz
Speaker type:
Speaker diameter:
28 mm
Instant one-touch recording
Voice-activated recording
Keypad lock
Firmware upgradeable
Variable playback speed
Optimized for notes
Microphone sensitivity:
Timed recording
Real-time clock
Remaining time display
Noise reduction
File lock
Index (up to 10)
A-B repeat
Battery lifetime:
up to 42 hours
Battery type:
2 × AAA battery
Number of batteries:
Batteries included:
System requirements
Free USB port
Operating system:
Windows 10/8/7, macOS 10
Product dimensions
Product dimensions (W × H × D):
108 × 37 × 19 mm
67 g
Design and finishing
Dark silver & black
Package contents
VoiceTracer audio recorder
2 × AAA batteries
USB cable
Quick start guide

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