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Sony ICD-SX68DR9
7.5 out of 10

Sony ICD-SX68DR9

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Overall 8
8.0

Decent hardware, iffy software

antilog17, Amazon
10 February 2010
  • Summary: The recorder itself is great piece of hardware. It works great, records well, plays back well, supports earphones and mics. As a self-memo (or audio note taker), it is great. I found the packaged Dragon NaturallySpeaking software clunky however.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good product not happy with the seller

Bryant Latourette "Not Chinese", Amazon
23 October 2009
  • Summary: Product performs well once I learned a little Chinese? The manual is in Chinese 1/2 the prompts are in Chinese this is more a seller thing. The seller did not indicate this item and support information (manual)was in Chinese. My fault should of stuck to the box store.
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Overall 6
6.0

Caution: 64-bit OS Not Supported

Sidney W. Frost, Amazon
16 June 2009
  • Summary: No where in the product description does it say that 64-bit OS is not supported. When I tried to install the Digital Voice Editor software, I got an error saying the OS wasn't compatible. Since I had a new Dell sith Vista Home Premium, I thought it would be okay.
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Overall 10
10

Great Recording Capabilities

pababic, Amazon
16 May 2009
  • Summary: I have yet to install/try the Dragon Naturally Speaking software, but the recording device is superb. It has a minimal learning curve, has numerous options, such as reduced or accelerated playback speeds (great for transcription!!!), and has a myriad of volume playback options.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Value for a Good Product

M. K., Amazon
13 March 2009
  • Summary: The recorder itself is very very cool, especially when paired with a . The recordings are crisp, and a battery charge lasts forever. If you're planning on doing speech-to-voice transcription, I highly recommend this product as well.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony ICDSX68DR9 Voice Recorder

Shirley A. Hanner, Amazon
22 February 2009
  • Summary: The package was easy to open, but that is where easy stopped. The directions are not user friendly as I am still trying to figure out how to turn the recorder on. I have yet to actually use the product since it takes four hours to charge the batteries initially and I need a good week to work through...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Little Recorder

Lady Di, Amazon
15 February 2009
  • Summary: I use this for meetings and note taking. Documentation is not the best, but once through the learning curve, it works great. Dragon is not the greatest, but it works well once you have figured it out. For those on the road, you can't beat its size.
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Overall 10
10

No problems

Amazon Customer, Amazon
11 February 2009
  • Summary: I read the reviews about software problems but bought this recorder anyway. To my relief the software installed without a hitch, except that the first time I recorded the 15 minutes of text required to activate the Dragon Naturally Speaking software the signal to noise ratio was too low.
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Overall 4
4.0

Help

Roberl, Amazon
30 January 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this product to help with note taking. The user manual is not very helpful. I am a novice with a lot of technical equipment, but am not a dummy and it seems that the instructions "assume" that there is a greater knowledge base.
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Overall 10
10

Recorder and Software Work VERY Well

Amazon Customer, Amazon
23 January 2009
  • Summary: I value the comments and reviews on Amazon very highly and usually make my purchases based upon them. However, in this case, the reviews for this product were either very negative or very positive and I decided to heed the advice of the Scribbletalk review and purchase this item.
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