Excerpt: As I get older I tend to forget things. I purchased the VN 7200 to leave myself notes. The unit is small, easy to use and the sound quality is good. Now my wife will be less irritated by my forgetfulness.
Not the best - for just a little more you can get one with USB
T. Nielsen, Amazon
10 October 2015
Summary: I bought this recorder thinking it would be great and failed to notice the "feature" of no USB. Now I've been stuck transferring 12 hours of audio from it by playing it while recording on another computer - it's been painful!
Excerpt: All units from Sony and Olympus are very good but, They say "Supports and ext. mic., the question is, does the ext. Mic. work wirh small clip on mics. without tehir own button batteries??? And, I rcommends the HQ or SP... LP is good for a very quiet room.
Summary: Works great! Very clear recordings. 3 folders to record in. easy to read/understand directions. I sat in the middle of a lecture room and was still able to listen to the professor speaking from where I sat.