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Minidiscs are cool, but that may be overkill if you don't intend to use them
for anything else. Mind you, the random-access nature of an MD player is
kinda cool -- you could easily excise a section of the recording you don't
need, for instance.
You might also want to look at Olympus digital recorders. I've used the
ES-10 for one or two short interviews, and had no complaints.
Yet another alternative: why not just use a tape recorder? You can get a
Panasonic or a Sony with a good mike for about $60 US, and the media is
cheaper than minidiscs.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Carr [mailto:solas -at- softcom -dot- net]
> I am looking into buying a handheld recorder for recording
> with developers.
> A friend suggested the Sony digital recorder that holds 3 hours ($90).
> Another suggested one of the more expensive mini-disc recorders.