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Olympus S-713
6.2 out of 10

Olympus S-713

Olympus S713 Handheld Microcassette. This Olympus Handheld Micro Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great Reliable Unit

Lisa Shea "be the change you wish to see in the world", Amazon
31 December 2014
  • Summary: I've had several Olympus recorders and they've all been workhorses. I have all sorts of uses for recorders including doing interviews at wineries and they always do the job well. This one is solid, dependable, and the buttons make it super-easy to know exactly what you're doing.
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Overall 10
10

Love this cassette recorder

Amazon Customer, Amazon
24 September 2014
  • Summary: I just went to radio shack to pick up the 3/32 adapter to fit the headphone jacks i use with my s713. A little bulky but didn't want to buy a separate jack for the cassette recorder itself. Love this cassette recorder.
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Overall 2
2.0

Review of Olympus Pearlcorder S713 Microcassette Recorder

Scarlett Shamblin, Amazon
11 November 2013
  • Summary: It was filthy inside and the sound quality is terrible. Almost inaudible. I am very disappointed and want a refund.
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Overall 10
10

Best Microcassette Recorder I've Found So Far

Gary, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: I've owned half-a-dozen microcassette recorders over the years and the S713 is the best one I've used so far. Playback quality is excellent (for voice recording). Very clear. No noticeable tape hiss from the electronic components (which is a real problem with tape recorders in general).
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Overall 6
6.0

Microphone doesn't pick up very well

July 1955, Amazon
23 August 2011
  • Summary: This little recorder would work well for a lot of purposes, but I needed it for a situation where I couldn't just lay it out in front of the speaker -- nothing clandestine! Just too distracting! Anyway, it was difficult to get a good clear recording in these circumstances.
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Overall 10
10

Filled the need perfectly

Robin Rosner, Amazon
19 September 2010
  • Summary: I've had voice mail for years, and continued to re-save many messsages from people I love, some of whom are no longer with us. The news that all these messages would evaporate with a new voicemail system was very distressing, and I didn't want a digital recorder which also could eventually lose what...
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Overall 10
10

Great little recorder.

Barbara Marie, Amazon
17 September 2010
  • Summary: The Olympus 141357 is a great little cassette recorder. I am a newspaper journalist and sound quality and sensitivity is important in doing interviews, both in person and by telephone, with the addition of a telephone mic. I'd rate this product as five star.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works good...

Howard E. Gilbert, Esq, Amazon
17 September 2010
  • Summary: ..and the price was right. Unlike a previously owned, Sony, the pause button is comfortable. It uses AA instead of the smaller AAA batteries, but you don't feel any added weight.
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Overall 4
4.0

Playback is faster than recording

J. Carter, Amazon
19 August 2010
  • Summary: I bought this unit for taking notes that would be transcribed later, replacing an ancient branded Radio Shack microcassette recorder that has problems with Cue/Review functions but works fine otherwise. After I received the "Pearlcorder," I installed fresh Duracell batteries and tried it out.
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Overall 10
10

works great and cheap

Amazon
9 August 2010
  • Summary: works great and can't beat the price. i have had many of these over the years and have one at work that costs way more. this one works just as well and you can't beat the price
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