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  • Zoom H6

    Zoom H6 - "You Can Overdub the LR Channel on a Zoom H6"


    I'm adding this review here as a previous review mentioned that this excellent product has a significant shortcoming, you can't lay down two stereo tracks using the LR Channel, the one with the Zoom mic capsule. This was definitely true when that …

  • Zoom H6

    Zoom H6 - "Limited Use for Everything but Live Recording"


    The controls are cumbersome, at best. Between the Menu switch and the arrow slide and switch, you can eventually get most functions to work if you are patient and memorize the weird defaults. Unfortunately, the mixer does not function as a tracking m…

  • Tascam DR-40

    Tascam DR-40 - "Use an external USB battery"


    The DR-40 is a standard recorder in the videography world. Especially for DSLR cameras and camcorders without XLR mic inputs. It is simple and easy to use. With a 16 Gb memory card it will record days of audio. I am not sure about the noise flo…

  • Zoom H5

    Zoom H5 - "Quiet, clean, accurate, great build quality." has imagescontains audio examples


    A very high quality recorder at a very fair price. Pre-amps are high quality and have plenty of power. Built in compression is pretty good. Has onboard editing features but the learning curve was a little high. Build quality is excellent, seems very…

  • Sony PCM-D50

    Sony PCM-D50 - "Sony PCM D-50 will not turn on."


    I use this attached to the mixer board and record a duo. Can't find any pros for this product as it will not turn on now. Used it for 3 years and it slowly had problems turning on. I have seen other reviews, on other boards, and it seems at least 1…

  • Zoom H5

    Zoom H5 - "Great performances, but lack of ergonomics"


    Pros The H5 is super powerful; great built-in mics, great preamps, and the gain control knobs are a great step up from the H4n. I highly recommend it, it offers a great quality and can be used in almost any situation. Cons The only concerns tha…

  • Zoom H6

    Zoom H6 - "H6 is perfect EXCEPT it doesn't allow overdub with onboard mic/capsule" has images


    Having owned the Zoom H4n a few years ago, the H6 is like revisiting an old friend that had lost weight, got in shape and stopped cussing all the time. The interface is really sleek, easy to get to, easy to adjust, and easy to see recording volume…

  • Tascam DR-100MKII

    Tascam DR-100MKII - "Pocket HD recorder and playback device"


    Good HD recorder with ext mic options , or internal onboard 2 x unidirectional, or 2 x omnidirectional mics. Rec choice from selector switch on body. Line out minjack, line in minijack, + headphones minijack. Mic/line in volume dial. Headphone out v…

  • Sony PCM-M10

    Sony PCM-M10 - "Top-notch pocketable field recorder"


    Since I've purchased the M10 a few months ago, it's been my sole recorder for both outdoor field recording ambiances and also studio recording sound effects. It's also easy to keep in my pocket to carry around and record random sounds that I encount…

  • Zoom H4nSP

    Zoom H4nSP - "Handy 4-Track Recording Studio"


    WHAT WE SEE OUT OF THE BOX The Zoom H4n is described as a handy recorder (hence the "H"). It's a pocket-sized unit about as long as today's bigger smartphones with about thrice the thickness, capable of recording four tracks. It has four channels …