14.606, Qs: Field Recording Equipment

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Subject: 14.606, Qs: Field Recording Equipment

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Date:  Thu, 27 Feb 2003 21:57:19 +0000
From:  Jim Long <jimlong at worldpassage.net>
Subject:  Field recording equipment

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Date:  Thu, 27 Feb 2003 21:57:19 +0000
From:  Jim Long <jimlong at worldpassage.net>
Subject:  Field recording equipment

Can anyone suggest good field recording equipment, conventional or
digital?  I'm soon off on an elicitation project and my most recent
experience is with a Sony Professional Walkman, pretty old and there
must be better around now.  I need the usual: fidelity, rugged
reliability, uncomplicated, directional mic, small size (device and
battery), ease of playback and rewind (to hear again), foolproof,
media compatability, ....  Any suggestions appreciated, and I'll post
a summary.

Jim Long

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