Excerpt: Olympus’ new LS-20M might look like a portable voice recorder but it is actually an ultralight video recorder… with really good voice recording specs. On the audio side of things it records 24 bit / 96 hHz Linear PCM audio via a pair of condenser microphones; awesome.
Olympus LS-20M: High-Def Video and PCM Audio Recorder
20 September 2011
Excerpt: The Olympus LS-20M Linear PCM is the company's newest device, which allows you to record a live recital, create home movies and upload linear PCM audio and high-definition video. Incorporating technologies much like those that debuted in recent Olympus digital imaging products, the new LS-20M is the...
Conclusion: Overall, the LS-20M seems destined for a niche market. Journalists, maybe especially of the music variety, will be drawn to its nice in-hand feel and incredibly capable audio capture capabilities.
Pros: Lightweight, slim design, Superior audio recording capabilities
Cons: Uninteresting in-screen UI, Awkward camera positioning, Difficult to capture decent video without a tripod
Summary: Small in terms of size and weight, yet solidly made, the well-designed LS20M packs in a whole lot of audio recorder, with the added bonus of HD video recording. Viewing the captured video at full size reveals the limits of such a tiny sensor, which needs a lot of light in order to work well, but for...
Pros: Great audio and decent video recording., Small, solid and lightweight., Rechargeable, replaceable battery., Some control over video exposure., Great menus.
Cons: Overly aggressive audio limiter., Won't entirely replace a dedicated camera., Costs more than its main competitor.
Summary: La Olympus LS-20M è una videocamera compatta in grado di registrare filmati in Full HD a 30FPS con audio PCM a 24bit 96kHz. Tra le funzioni segnaliamo: la presenza di microfoni ad alta fedeltà posizionati a 45° ed il filtro low-cut
Excerpt: Как вы себя чувствуете, когда некто неожиданно начинает снимать вас на видеокамеру? Признайтесь, большинству из нас любая несанкционированная съемка (а самое главное — антураж, в котором ему довелось очутиться) доставляет немало психологических неудобств.