Voice Recorder is a free Windows application available with the default operating system. When used in conjunction with the One, the Voice Recorder is preferred in secure IT environments that restrict end-user downloads of Audacity or other supported external applications. Follow the steps below to record sound onto the One using Windows Voice Recorder.
STEP 1: Connect the Thinklabs One to your computer via USB. For more information, see Connecting the One to a computer.
STEP 2: In the Windows search bar, type Voice Recorder. and then select Voice Recorder App.
STEP 3: In the Voice Recorder window, click the ellipsis button (...) and then select Microphone settings.
STEP 3: When the Settings window appears, type Sound in the search bar and then select Sound settings.
STEP 4: When the Sound settings appear as shown below, scroll to the Input section and select the supported audio input device (SoundBlaster Play! 3 or Audio-Technica ATR2x-USB Adapter (ATR Series)).
STEP 5: Press any of the four control buttons for two seconds to power on the device. When the LEDs come on, release the button.
STEP 6: Adjust the volume on the Thinklabs One to a level of three.
STEP 7: Click Record (blue microphone icon) to begin recording sounds from the stethoscope.
NOTE: Ensure that you hold the stethoscope still against the patient's skin while recording.
STEP 8: Click Stop to pause recording.
Click Play, Trim, or Rename to edit the recording using the menu icons (shown below), or click Share to send to the file to a specified recipient. Finally, the Open File Location option launches Windows Explorer to the folder in which the recording file is stored.