PCM-M10 Portable Digital Recorder Reviews

Positive Reviews

THD plus N

Swiss knife of music

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Pros: records and plays back, high sensitivity low-noise microphone pre-amp, fast and high resolution peak level display, separate mic and line input,

Cons: slow limiter, requires careful recording level adjustment, no FLAC playback

Hello out there, this is a recorder, yes, a digital recorder - not one of those midget-screen playback gimmicks. In the hands of the ambitious recording enthusiast, it turns to an universal tool, almost a Swiss knife, as it is well capable to record even with low-level output microphones, but it may also be fed with a line-in signal from any microphone on a mixer/preamp/phantom power supply, from an amplifier's recording port, from a reel-to-reel tape recorder or a cassette tape deck, from a phono preamp, etc...   Sound quality is excellent, also in a home hi-fi setting when you take into account that this miniature marvel delivers 1,2 V from the headphone output and adjust the...
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Negative Reviews

LFF

When will Sony learn...

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Pros: Decent sound quality.

Cons: Everything else! Price, lacking features, etc

This might seem like an attractive portable digital recorder BUT there are better options available. I would urge everyone to carefully consider the alternatives available as there are better recorders at this price point.   The only positives I see about this recorder is the affordable price, the big screen, decent sound quality with external mics and 4GB internal memory. THAT'S IT!   Battery life is fantastic...well...yes and no. It's long lasting if you record on the lower settings. On high resolution settings, you get about 6 hours or less of recording time. However, there are more cons to this recorder that make it a no deal for me, especially if you consider the other...
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More Reviews

nekoni

basic recorder for an amateur

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Pros: long battery lasting

Cons: poor recoard quality

own it, Very Good on the Battery, decent playback quality,   but not so good on record unless if u r doing recording job in a small room.     I would say go get this if u looking for a music player with the basic record function.