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  1. Sony - BX Series Digital Voice Recorder - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Has a good sound...nice easy to use...If you are in sales and a road warrior, this is a great little device to record your thoughts, ideas, things you need to do or even results of a sales call as you drive...I am very happy with my Sony Didgital Recorder; however, there is only one thing it is missing and that is the ability to hook it up to a computer to be able to send a recording or share a recording"

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    This Sony ICDBX140 digital voice recorder features 4GB of internal flash memory, so you can easily store up to 4,175 hours of audio. A Noise Cut function and Low Cut filter promote crisp, clear results with minimal background noise.
    Your price for this item is $28.99
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    The previous price was $39.99
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    "Has a good sound...nice easy to use...If you are in sales and a road warrior, this is a great little device to record your thoughts, ideas, things you need to do or even results of a sales call as you drive...I am very happy with my Sony Didgital Recorder; however, there is only one thing it is missing and that is the ability to hook it up to a computer to be able to send a recording or share a recording"

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    This Sony ICDBX140 digital voice recorder features 4GB of internal flash memory, so you can easily store up to 4,175 hours of audio. A Noise Cut function and Low Cut filter promote crisp, clear results with minimal background noise.
  2. Olympus - WS-Series Digital Voice Recorder - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "It is easy to us...Does a great job...I purchased this recorder for meetings....it picked up everything in the room...it is also great as a recorder to remind yourself of things to do...I had the previous Olympus model of this recorder and it was great, but this one is even better as it has rechargeable lithium batteries (or you can use regular AAA batteries), it's a bit smaller, and it comes with a case"

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    Create over 1,000 hours of clear recordings with this Olympus digital voice recorder. The Intelligent Auto Mode automatically adjusts the recording to suit the volume level of the person speaking, and you can easily save your data in different file formats with the built-in USB connector. This silver Olympus digital voice recorder has a built-in stand that reduces surface noise.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
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    "It is easy to us...Does a great job...I purchased this recorder for meetings....it picked up everything in the room...it is also great as a recorder to remind yourself of things to do...I had the previous Olympus model of this recorder and it was great, but this one is even better as it has rechargeable lithium batteries (or you can use regular AAA batteries), it's a bit smaller, and it comes with a case"

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    Create over 1,000 hours of clear recordings with this Olympus digital voice recorder. The Intelligent Auto Mode automatically adjusts the recording to suit the volume level of the person speaking, and you can easily save your data in different file formats with the built-in USB connector. This silver Olympus digital voice recorder has a built-in stand that reduces surface noise.
  3. Olympus - WS-Series Digital Voice Recorder - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It is easy to us...Had Fun using it...I purchased this recorder for meetings....it picked up everything in the room...it is also great as a recorder to remind yourself of things to do...I had the previous Olympus model of this recorder and it was great, but this one is even better as it has rechargeable lithium batteries (or you can use regular AAA batteries), it's a bit smaller, and it comes with a case"

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    Play back important notes and lectures with this Olympus digital voice recorder. The noise-cancellation feature minimizes background noise to increase playback quality, and you can choose from seven recording scenes to find settings that match your recording environment. This black Olympus digital voice recorder uses Voice Balancer technology to increase the volume of soft sounds and minimize loud noises.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "It is easy to us...Had Fun using it...I purchased this recorder for meetings....it picked up everything in the room...it is also great as a recorder to remind yourself of things to do...I had the previous Olympus model of this recorder and it was great, but this one is even better as it has rechargeable lithium batteries (or you can use regular AAA batteries), it's a bit smaller, and it comes with a case"

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    Play back important notes and lectures with this Olympus digital voice recorder. The noise-cancellation feature minimizes background noise to increase playback quality, and you can choose from seven recording scenes to find settings that match your recording environment. This black Olympus digital voice recorder uses Voice Balancer technology to increase the volume of soft sounds and minimize loud noises.
  4. Sony - PX Series Digital Voice Recorder - Front_Zoom
    Model:ICDPX370
    SKU:5774900
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...very easy to use...This was a very good recorder with a lot of storage in the unit and options to easily have external storage...I really loved the fact that transferring files were very easy as the recorder comes with a USB port already attached to the recorder so all I had to do was simply plug it into the computer and transfer files quick and easy"

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    Capture crystal clear audio with this Sony digital voice recorder. Singers looking to keep track of their inspiration and working professionals, who don't want to forget important details, benefit from this recorder's high-quality MP3 audio. This Sony digital voice recorder utilizes the Noise Cut technology to enhance human speech recording and filter out background noise.
    Your price for this item is $47.99
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    "Very easy to use...very easy to use...This was a very good recorder with a lot of storage in the unit and options to easily have external storage...I really loved the fact that transferring files were very easy as the recorder comes with a USB port already attached to the recorder so all I had to do was simply plug it into the computer and transfer files quick and easy"

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    Capture crystal clear audio with this Sony digital voice recorder. Singers looking to keep track of their inspiration and working professionals, who don't want to forget important details, benefit from this recorder's high-quality MP3 audio. This Sony digital voice recorder utilizes the Noise Cut technology to enhance human speech recording and filter out background noise.
  5. Olympus - VN-Series Digital Voice Recorder - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Easy tech to use...Very easy to use...One note of caution, this is a right angle connector and it does not offer a great deal of offset from the PC chassis - be careful if you have multiple connectors you are using beside each other - you may need a lanyard based adaptor to allow for multiple side by side connectors on the computer...A great digital recorder that's pretty easy to use and has the USB cable for easy downloads to a computer for saving and transcription"

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    Record up to 1,500 hours of conversation with this Olympus voice recorder. The built-in microUSB connector lets you connect to your media device or computer for easy transfers, and the recorder only requires 2-AAA batteries. This Olympus voice recorder has 4GB of memory for keeping track of notes and thoughts while on the go.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "Easy tech to use...Very easy to use...One note of caution, this is a right angle connector and it does not offer a great deal of offset from the PC chassis - be careful if you have multiple connectors you are using beside each other - you may need a lanyard based adaptor to allow for multiple side by side connectors on the computer...A great digital recorder that's pretty easy to use and has the USB cable for easy downloads to a computer for saving and transcription"

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    Record up to 1,500 hours of conversation with this Olympus voice recorder. The built-in microUSB connector lets you connect to your media device or computer for easy transfers, and the recorder only requires 2-AAA batteries. This Olympus voice recorder has 4GB of memory for keeping track of notes and thoughts while on the go.
  6. Sony - UX Series Digital Voice Recorder - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very happy so far...Great for its use...Good recorder easy to save and move files from the recorder to pc or micro sd chip (card) charging is on pc or plug...The recordings of meetings with 8 or more people around a large table are quite clear and the transcribe function allows you to fast forward or go back to points of interest"

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    Store hours of high-quality audio with this Sony digital voice recorder. The highly sensitive S-microphone operates in either focus or wide mode to optimize sound quality depending on the event setting. This Sony digital voice recorder has 4GB of on-board memory, expandable microSD storage and USB connectivity for PC transfer and quick charging.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "Very happy so far...Great for its use...Good recorder easy to save and move files from the recorder to pc or micro sd chip (card) charging is on pc or plug...The recordings of meetings with 8 or more people around a large table are quite clear and the transcribe function allows you to fast forward or go back to points of interest"

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    Store hours of high-quality audio with this Sony digital voice recorder. The highly sensitive S-microphone operates in either focus or wide mode to optimize sound quality depending on the event setting. This Sony digital voice recorder has 4GB of on-board memory, expandable microSD storage and USB connectivity for PC transfer and quick charging.
  7. Olympus - VP-Series Digital Voice Recorder - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It is very useful...Great for daily use...I have been using this little digital recorder for a couple of months now at work and have been very pleased with the sound quality, and the smaller size makes it less noticeable than other digital recorders...A good machine but there should be a way to set the time, date etc on a computer so that you don't run into the difficulties that I did"

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    Capture clear conversations by using this Olympus digital voice recorder. With omnidirectional microphones for accurate recording from any position, an antirustle filter and a noise cancellation function, it's easy to obtain crisp sound, even from inside a shirt pocket. Compile meeting minutes quickly with this black Olympus digital voice recorder's transcription and dictation modes.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "It is very useful...Great for daily use...I have been using this little digital recorder for a couple of months now at work and have been very pleased with the sound quality, and the smaller size makes it less noticeable than other digital recorders...A good machine but there should be a way to set the time, date etc on a computer so that you don't run into the difficulties that I did"

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    Capture clear conversations by using this Olympus digital voice recorder. With omnidirectional microphones for accurate recording from any position, an antirustle filter and a noise cancellation function, it's easy to obtain crisp sound, even from inside a shirt pocket. Compile meeting minutes quickly with this black Olympus digital voice recorder's transcription and dictation modes.
  8. Tablo - 4-Tuner Digital Video Recorder for HDTV Antennas with Wi-Fi - Black - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Its a no brainer...It's Great to have...It works like a charm, and when you add an external drive, it's an awesome DVR, plus when you subscribe to the program guide, you can watch live TV or DVR recordings from most smart phones and tablets...Yet still, I would recommend this DVR to anyone that wants to cut the cord and yet still be able to record a lot of shows"

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    Tablo 4-Tuner Digital Video Recorder for HDTV Antennas with Wi-Fi: This next-generation DVR plugs in to your HDTV antenna so you can watch free, local broadcasts from any connected device in your home or anywhere you have Internet access. Record or stream up to 4 live or recorded HDTV programs simultaneously on multiple devices, including your iPad, Android tablet, laptop, and smartphone, or on your TV using Roku, Chromecast or Apple TV.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "Its a no brainer...It's Great to have...It works like a charm, and when you add an external drive, it's an awesome DVR, plus when you subscribe to the program guide, you can watch live TV or DVR recordings from most smart phones and tablets...Yet still, I would recommend this DVR to anyone that wants to cut the cord and yet still be able to record a lot of shows"

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    Tablo 4-Tuner Digital Video Recorder for HDTV Antennas with Wi-Fi: This next-generation DVR plugs in to your HDTV antenna so you can watch free, local broadcasts from any connected device in your home or anywhere you have Internet access. Record or stream up to 4 live or recorded HDTV programs simultaneously on multiple devices, including your iPad, Android tablet, laptop, and smartphone, or on your TV using Roku, Chromecast or Apple TV.
  9. Amazon - Fire TV Recast Over-the-Air Digital Video Recorder - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I love this thing...I am very pleased...If Recast comes out with a new model that has 1080p or 4k resolution and a stronger antenna for streaming to Firestick's, this thing would really fulfill all my needs as a cordcutter...The menu is easy to navigate, the options are clear, the live picture loads in just a few seconds, and you can even use your voice to request it to record upcoming shows"

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    Record on-air television with this Fire TV Recast DVR. It has two tuners, so you can record two shows at once, store them on the 500GB drive and watch on Fire TV, Echo Show or other compatible mobile devices. Enjoy local news, live sports and late-night shows with this Fire TV Recast DVR.
    Your price for this item is $229.99
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    "I love this thing...I am very pleased...If Recast comes out with a new model that has 1080p or 4k resolution and a stronger antenna for streaming to Firestick's, this thing would really fulfill all my needs as a cordcutter...The menu is easy to navigate, the options are clear, the live picture loads in just a few seconds, and you can even use your voice to request it to record upcoming shows"

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    Record on-air television with this Fire TV Recast DVR. It has two tuners, so you can record two shows at once, store them on the 500GB drive and watch on Fire TV, Echo Show or other compatible mobile devices. Enjoy local news, live sports and late-night shows with this Fire TV Recast DVR.
  10. Sony - PX Series Digital Voice Recorder - Front_Zoom
    Model:ICDPX470
    SKU:5774901
    Top comment

    "Love the micro sd...It is Fantastic...The fact that the flip-out USB connection is built into the recorder makes for great ease in transferring files even if you don't have access to a cord...Used for a group meeting in a large room, and within the computer app was able to hear everything"

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    Store hours of high-quality audio with this Sony digital voice recorder. The highly sensitive S-microphone operates in either Focus or Wide mode to optimize sound quality depending on the event setting. This Sony digital voice recorder has 4GB of on-board memory, an expandable microSD storage and USB connectivity for PC transfer and quick charging.
    Your price for this item is $61.99
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    The previous price was $79.99
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    "Love the micro sd...It is Fantastic...The fact that the flip-out USB connection is built into the recorder makes for great ease in transferring files even if you don't have access to a cord...Used for a group meeting in a large room, and within the computer app was able to hear everything"

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    Store hours of high-quality audio with this Sony digital voice recorder. The highly sensitive S-microphone operates in either Focus or Wide mode to optimize sound quality depending on the event setting. This Sony digital voice recorder has 4GB of on-board memory, an expandable microSD storage and USB connectivity for PC transfer and quick charging.
  11. Philips - Voice Tracer Audio Recorder - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It is very useful...Would buy it again...I like that it pauses and lets me start where I left off after a 15 minute break instead of starting a whole new file...This is a great recorder"

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    Make voice recording simple by using the Philips Voice Tracer 1150 audio recorder. Every note or idea you record is time stamped for easy file navigation and retrieval, and its PC connection offers simple plug-and-play operation. The Philips Voice Tracer 1150 audio recorder has a long battery life for extended recording sessions.
    Your price for this item is $28.99
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    "It is very useful...Would buy it again...I like that it pauses and lets me start where I left off after a 15 minute break instead of starting a whole new file...This is a great recorder"

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    Make voice recording simple by using the Philips Voice Tracer 1150 audio recorder. Every note or idea you record is time stamped for easy file navigation and retrieval, and its PC connection offers simple plug-and-play operation. The Philips Voice Tracer 1150 audio recorder has a long battery life for extended recording sessions.
  12. Philips - VoiceTracer Digital Audio Recorder - Dark Silver & Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Gets the job done...Easy to use great...Since I am always recording lectures or anything related to school, this recorder has been very useful...Recorder does a great job recording clearly and easy to use"

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    Record and play with this Philips audio recorder. It's ideal for taking notes, whether it's for a lecture or during an interview, and it also has a voice activation function so that you can turn it off and on without touching it. The 8GB of space ensures this Philips audio recorder can take hours of recordings.
    Your price for this item is $59.99
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    "Gets the job done...Easy to use great...Since I am always recording lectures or anything related to school, this recorder has been very useful...Recorder does a great job recording clearly and easy to use"

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    Record and play with this Philips audio recorder. It's ideal for taking notes, whether it's for a lecture or during an interview, and it also has a voice activation function so that you can turn it off and on without touching it. The 8GB of space ensures this Philips audio recorder can take hours of recordings.
  13. TEAC - CD Recorder with Advanced Auto-Record Functions - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "would prefer rack ears...My records sound great...The teac cd burner is a very cool, you can remaster older cds, and record from different sources like cassettes or a turntable...If you're looking for an excellent single disc player with the added convenience of also being able to record and the rarity of a variable headphone output built in to the unit, look no further than this player"

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    Record or dub your event using the TEAC CD recorder. It has auto recording functions that start as soon as it receives an input so that you can ensure you capture every part of the performance, and it automatically breaks tracks up for easy dubbing. The TEAC CD recorder makes recording a breeze.
    Your price for this item is $215.99
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    The previous price was $229.99
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    "would prefer rack ears...My records sound great...The teac cd burner is a very cool, you can remaster older cds, and record from different sources like cassettes or a turntable...If you're looking for an excellent single disc player with the added convenience of also being able to record and the rarity of a variable headphone output built in to the unit, look no further than this player"

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    Record or dub your event using the TEAC CD recorder. It has auto recording functions that start as soon as it receives an input so that you can ensure you capture every part of the performance, and it automatically breaks tracks up for easy dubbing. The TEAC CD recorder makes recording a breeze.
  14. Olympus - Telephone Recording Device - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Model:V4571310W000
    SKU:6459312
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    "I recommend this product...Excellent for recording calls...Works as long as your holding the phone to your ear and it's jacked in to a recorder...Great for use if you don't have a digital recorder"

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    Record your phone conversations for later review with this Olympus TP-8 V4571310W000 telephone recording device, which plugs into most telephones with a 3.5mm mini jack. The device includes 3 earpiece tips for comfortable wear.
    Your price for this item is $23.99
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    "I recommend this product...Excellent for recording calls...Works as long as your holding the phone to your ear and it's jacked in to a recorder...Great for use if you don't have a digital recorder"

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    Record your phone conversations for later review with this Olympus TP-8 V4571310W000 telephone recording device, which plugs into most telephones with a 3.5mm mini jack. The device includes 3 earpiece tips for comfortable wear.
  15. GPX - Cassette Recorder - Front_Zoom
    Model:PRC257B
    SKU:6163874
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    "Perfect for the job...It's quality is great...A really nice recorder...We bought it in order to play old cassettes, and it works fine"

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    Play old-school mixtapes with this GPX cassette player and recorder. Its built-in mic lets you record directly to cassette tapes, and the recording indicator helps monitor sound levels. The handle on this GPX cassette player and recorder facilitates portability, and the headphone jack lets you keep your tunes to yourself in a public place.
    Your price for this item is $29.99
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    "Perfect for the job...It's quality is great...A really nice recorder...We bought it in order to play old cassettes, and it works fine"

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    Play old-school mixtapes with this GPX cassette player and recorder. Its built-in mic lets you record directly to cassette tapes, and the recording indicator helps monitor sound levels. The handle on this GPX cassette player and recorder facilitates portability, and the headphone jack lets you keep your tunes to yourself in a public place.