I recently purchased the Olympus Digital Voice Recorder WS-100. I bought it at Best Buy for $89.99. I’m sure I could have bought it for a lot cheaper at Amazon.com or other online outlet, but I had a hair in my ass to get it so I paid full price.
I wanted to buy this for a couple of reasons. First, I was itching pretty bad to record my first podcast, and didn’t want to deal wth microphones, etc.
Second, my son needs to record himself reading, so he will now be able to play back his recording, to help him read better.
Ok, so on with the review!
The recorder came with a single AAA battery, which is all it needs. I was up and recorded my podcast before I even got out of the car. I like te quality of sounds it records!
You are able to store audio files in five different folders. This helps me keep things organized.
This recorder also serves as a mass storage device and can record up to 27 hours!
Once I am ready to pull my recordings off, the bottom of this recorder pulls off to reveal the USB connection, and plugs straight into my computer.(a cable is also provided)
Recrded files are automatically exported as .wma type files, so will be ready to go with Windows media player.
So far, I am very pleased with this recorder and would recommend it to anyone.