Excerpt: When I first enrolled in French lessons, a voice recorder became an indispensable tool. I pledged to expand my limited knowledge of foreign languages because I thought it would definitely improve my interaction with European people when I needed to travel in the future. I have to …
Summary: I've used this digital recorder to record the audio a lot of presentations and discussions by and with my professors. This little thing picks up across a room amazingly well right out of the box. The voices of my professors can be clearly heard.
Summary: I'd happily switch to a one-track (instead of multi-file choices) simple Play-Stop-Record-Rewind type of recorder with minutes left counter and battery-low viewer . This model is a tiny computer with useless extras which needs reviewing the use-book and strong eye glasses to use .
Summary: I really love this device for listening to spoken audios without earphones. I had the older model of this recorder/player, and one day I thought it broke so I quickly checked Amazon to see if I could get another one. That's when I discovered this model.
Sound quality and mic sensitivy is great. Can charge its battery connected to a USB port.
11 February 2013
Summary: Like every one of the 3 or 4 Olympus recorders I have or I've had, this WS-510M also has purely excellent audio quality and a very sensitive microphone system. This one is stereo or you can also set it for monophonic recording. (Mono seems to work best for phone call recording.