Audio recorder

Easy conversation recording

with stereo recording

The VoiceTracer 2050 is the perfect voice recorder for capturing conversations while you are on the go. Thanks to MP3 stereo recording you get always great audio quality which you can easily share with others.

Stereo MP3 recording for crystal clear playback

The Voice Tracer captures all recordings in stereo and the popular MP3 format, the common audio format for consumer audio storage, as well as a de facto standard encoding for the transfer and playback of recordings.

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.

Micro SD memory card slot for virtually unlimited recording

Virtually unlimited recording capacity thanks to a micro SD memory card slot supporting up to 32 GB of additional memory.

Rechargeable Li-polymer battery for extra-long recording

The high-capacity Li-polymer battery can be easily charged through a standard micro USB jack. This guarantees extended battery life for extra-long recording up to 50 hours, ensuring that your recorder will always be ready to work when you are.

FM radio recording to record your favourite radio programmes

Enjoy your favourite FM radio programmes whenever you like, as often as you like. Simply activate the record function when you hear your favourite radio programmes and the VoiceTracer records the radio signal in MP3 format.

Your recorder comes with

  • Audio recorder
  • USB cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Headphones

Related products and accessories

Enter your VoiceTracer serial number

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

Find your serial number

Each product has a unique serial number. A serial number usually starts with three letters followed by eleven numbers, e.g. DVT25100012345.

The serial number can be found on the rear side of the product or inside the battery compartment and in the Device Settings menu, under Information.

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
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:
Recording formats:
Recording modes:
PCM (WAV), N.C. (WAV) HQ (MP3), SP (MP3), LP (MP3)
Sample rate:
48k, 32k, 12k, 8k
Bit rate:
1536kbps (WAV), 384kbps (WAV), 128kbps (MP3), 64kbps (MP3), 8kbps (MP3)
Recording time (internal memory):
12 h (PCM mode), 50 h (N.C. mode), 148 h (HQ mode), 297 h (SP mode), 2370 h (LP mode)
Frequency response:
750Hz – 18KHz
Speaker type:
Speaker diameter:
28 mm
Music playback
MP3 playback
MP3 playback bitrate:
from 8 to 320 kbps
Auto digital tuning
Frequency range:
87.5 – 108 MHz
Tuner bands:
FM stereo
Instant one-touch recording
Voice-activated recording
Keypad lock
Firmware upgradeable
Variable playback speed
Optimized for notes
Optimized for conversations
Microphone sensitivity:
High / Low
Timed recording
Real-time clock
FM Recording
Remaining time display
Noise reduction
File lock
Index (up to 10)
A-B repeat
Battery type:
built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery
Battery lifetime:
up to 50 hours of recording (MP3, 128 kbps)
Battery capacity:
1300 mAh
Charging time (full charge):
3 hours
System requirements
Free USB port
Operating system:
Windows 10/8/7, macOS 10
Product dimensions
Product dimensions (W × H × D):
108 × 37 × 14 mm/4.3 × 1.5 × 0.6 inch
55 g/1.9 oz
Design and finishing
Aluminium light silver metal front and black
Package contents
VoiceTracer audio recorder
USB cable
Quick start guide

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