Paranormal 101 – Audio Recorders

RCA 512MB & 1GB Digital Voice Recorder
RCA 512MB & 1GB Digital Voice Recorder

A low cost recorder, available at most retailers like Wal-Mart.  Connects to a computer by a USB port that pops out on a switch. Records in .wav format in HQ Mode. Has 4 file folder options to separate cases if needed.

Pro’s:

Flip out USB function for easy computer uploading of files, has a lock button to stop accidental recording or stopping of a recording.

Con’s:

Can’t use headphones to listen as you record as you can in higher end recorders.

Sony ICD-P210
Sony ICD-P210

An older audio recorder that connects to a computer by a USB cord. Sony software is required to download files to a computer. Has 4 file folder options to separate cases if needed. “Sony Quality”

Pro’s:

Solid recorder for E.V.P. work or general investigations, Can use headphones to listen as you record.

Con’s:

Limited Recording availability in HQ mode, Older Technology, Program required to Install to download audio files. Only works with Windows XP and lower without technical help.

Sony ICD-P620
Sony ICD-P620

A recorder that connects to a computer by a USB cord. Sony software is required to download files to a computer. Has 4 file folder options to separate cases if needed. “Sony Quality”.

Pro’s:

Solid recorder for E.V.P. work or general investigations, Can use headphones to listen as you record, Can record many of hours of Audio in HQ.

Con’s:

Program required to Install to download audio files.

Olympus VN-3100PC
Olympus VN-3100PC

A low cost recorder that connects to a computer by a USB cord. Software is required to download files to a computer. Has 4 file folder options to separate cases if needed.

Pro’s:

Solid recorder for E.V.P. work or general investigations.

Con’s:

Program required to Install to download audio files, Can’t use headphones to listen as you record.

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