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Olympus Pearlcorder S701

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Overall 10
10

This is a great product that is best found on ebay.

ernieorchard, Ebay
2 February 2014
  • Summary: I use these hand held recorders to dictate conditions found while inspecting on construction sites. These Olympus S701's are durable, reliable, easy to use but no longer manufactured so I look for replacements on ebay.
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Overall 10
10

Easy to use

kelaveallash, Ebay
2 June 2012
  • Summary: Excellent item. Arrived in time to take to an Inservice that I was able to record for others to hear. Small compact fits right in my purse.
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Overall 10
10

Handy

shelby8468, Ebay
7 April 2012
  • Summary: Years ago I had one of these and my grandsons enjoyed recording themselves. It was misplaced and and when I found it, years later, the batteries had ruined it. I found this one on E-Bay and purchased it so I could play the recorings they had made. They are really nice like recorders.
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Overall 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0
Battery performance 10
10
Portability 8
8.0

Olympus Microcassette Handheld Voice Recorder S-711, So 1980's

JBduckling, epinions.com
17 October 2008
  • Summary: The Olympus S-711 Micro-cassette voice activated recorder is built solid, does the trick. Technology, however, has passed it by and you can do better.
  • Pros: Portable, cheap, sound quality good. Easy to use in an automobile.
  • Cons: A micro-cassette?
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Durability 6
6.0
Battery performance 8
8.0
Portability 8
8.0

Ergonomically deficient

miamibubba, epinions.com
22 June 2008
  • Excerpt: Your Basic hand- held recorder. Price is right; appearance is sleek; sound is adequate; BUT very fru
  • Pros: Sound quality is OK. Machine is sleek.
  • Cons: Rewind control too close to Play button and Stop button very awkward.
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Sound 8
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Durability 8
8.0
Battery performance 10
10
Portability 10
10

The Pearlcorder S701--Pros and Cons

linotypist, epinions.com
20 March 2008
  • Excerpt: The Olympus Pearlcorder S701 is a good little machine--not excessively draining on batteries, decent
  • Pros: Good sound quality, two speeds, not draining of batteries' power.
  • Cons: No auto-rewind; the tape doesn't move in the opposite direction when a side runs out.
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Overall 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Sound 4
4.0
Durability 2
2.0
Portability 10
10

Nifty little basic voice recorder

tomhorn, epinions.com
6 February 2006
  • Excerpt: Occasionally I need a microcassette recorder. I use it strictly for business meetings, lectures and
  • Pros: Decent no-frills value. It works.
  • Cons: Fidelity adequate (not great). Drop this on a hard surface, and it's probably all over.
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