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Olympus LS-20M
7.5 out of 10

Olympus LS-20M

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Overall 8
8.0

Excelent Price Performance

RODOLFO RODRIGUES PINTO FERREIRA, Amazon
22 December 2014
  • Summary: Captures images very well in HD and sound in WAVE or MP3 directly. Comes with a short charging cable and I think it cannot charge while recording. One thing that I did not like at all is the position of the microphone and camera, that are located on top of the unit, so it is very dificult to monitor...
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

michel morneau, Amazon
28 August 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Great unit, really dumb charging

mswlogo, Amazon
3 November 2012
  • Summary: I'm would give this 5 Stars if not for the Charging issues. See below on charging. I have owned the LS-10 and LS-11. I love the Video. So many times I want to record Video and consider using my phone (which has pretty good video), but the audio stinks, so I just end up using the LS-11.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic gadget

Jake, Amazon
21 March 2012
  • Summary: Carry this in my shirt pocket all the time. Great audio. Video is good as long as there is light. Agree with others that it is awkward having the LCD screen on the top when aiming the camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Near perfect audio/video recorder

Dan the Saxman, Amazon
29 October 2011
  • Summary: I bought this to record live music performances, to replace my Kodak Zi8. The Zi8, although a great video recorder, lacks in the audio performance, due to inferior mics and the inability to turn off auto limiting. The Olympus gives you total control over audio, plus has great built-in mics.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great audio and video but some major flaws...

GaryPHayes, Amazon
29 October 2011
  • Summary: On the move I have always needed a high quality stereo SD recorder. I have been through a variety of handheld 24bit 96KHz recorders from the likes of Tascam and Zoom, recently progressing through the Zoom Q3 and then the 90% there Zoom Q3HD.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Choice-- for the price

carlos, Amazon
12 September 2011
  • Summary: I had a chance to use the camera quite a bit in the last few days. I think it works great for what I need it for. I did a outdoor venue and left the camera running and it stopped after 40 minutes. I am not sure if the battery died or if it was because the file was too large.
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Overall 8
8.0

Practice Tool

ddrumbum, Amazon
1 September 2011
  • Summary: Video and audio quality are awesome. Just started and easy to use, though you would never guess that from the user's manual, which has very small font and not always easy to follow, hence getting 4 of 5 stars.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great with a few exceptions

Scott Berg, Amazon
1 August 2011
  • Summary: I should start off by saying I have owned both the Olympus LS-10 and LS-11 and have been very happy with both. They have become an invaluable tool for recording quick song ideas, rehearsals and in a pinch when I've had to send off a song to someone with just acoustic guitar and vocals sound quality...
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent audio and video. Awkward location of camera.

R. Chow, Amazon
6 July 2011
  • Summary: I have had the chance to check out the LS-20M recently and compare it to the Zoom Q3 HD and Olympus audio recorder LS-11. BUILD: The LS-20M has a more solid feel than the plasticky Zoom, but I sure wish the LS-20M had an all metal chassis like the LS-11, which feels weighty and much more durable.
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