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What are the recording time and the maximum number of songs that can be stored in the hard disk drive of the WALKMAN player?

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For the recording time and maximum number of songs that can be stored in a hard disk drive (HDD) of the WALKMAN® player, refer to the table below:

Transfer Rate NWZ-B162/B162F NWZ-B162/B162F NWZ-B163/163/163F NWZ-B163/163F
Bit Rate Songs Title Songs Title
48 kbps 1,250 83 hours, 20 minutes 2,550 170 hours, 00 minutes
64 kbps 950 63 hours, 20 minutes 1,950 130 hours, 00 minutes
128 kbps 470 31 hours, 20 minutes 980 65 hours, 20 minutes
256 kbps 240 16 hours, 00 minutes 490 32 hours, 40 minutes
320 kbps 190 12 hours, 40 minutes 390 26 hours, 00 minutes

NOTE: The approximate recordable time is based on a transferred 4-minute MP3 format song.

For the maximum recordable time for FM or Voice audio, refer to the table below:

Record NWZ-B162/B162F NWZ- B163/163F
Codec Time Time
Voice Recording High 23 hours, 20 minutes 47 hours, 50 minutes
Voice Recording Mid 46 hours, 40 minutes 95 hours, 40 minutes
Voice Recording Low 93 hours, 20 minutes 191 hours, 20 minutes
FM Recording 11 hours, 40 minutes 23 hours, 50 minutes

NOTE: The player uses MS-ADPCM codec for recording the sound and the FM programs.