Excerpt: I bought this thinking I would only use it for recording piano, song ideas, or guitar riffs due to it's simplicity, until I decided to record our band rehearsal one night... I set it up in the middle of our 15' rehearsal room and to my surprise there was little clipping if any at all (we are a 3...
Tascam DR-05 Handheld Portable Digital Recorder Review
17 April 2014
Summary: With the Tascam DR-05 you get great recording sessions without having to meticulously pour through the owner's manual. This recorder is easy to use and once you set it up, you will become a pro whether it's a quick interview or a longer filming session.
Pros: Recording Made Simple:, Goes Where You Do:, Variety of Features:, Superb Sound:, Value For Your Buck:
Conclusion: The Tascam DR-05 is an inexpensive, easy-to-use powerhouse that performs like a higher-end digital voice recorder (at least in certain settings). However, the DR-05 also suffers from a few quirks that could lead some to find other digital voice recorders a better choice.
Pros: Easy to use, Recordings transfer to computer easily, Excellent sound for the price
Cons: Speakers are low quality, A little too big to fit in your pocket, Three-month labor warranty