Excerpt: I bought this unit exclusively for interviews, and it is solid.
The sound is good, whether for publishing or using it for transcriptional purposes.
The only drawback I see is the old fashioned charge unit ... It is not a micro USB, which forces me to carry one additional cable w/ me.
Excerpt: When I first received it, I was excited, as I had the Olympus mindset (wrongly or rightly), in that if I record something, I expect to play and the sound will be loud and clear. It isn't, in fact the tiny speaker at the back can hardly be audible.
Excerpt: Our office purchased the Tascam DR-05 to use for additional audio recording purposes during our video shoots. Mostly for training videos and manufacturing processes. In the short time that I've messed around with the DR-05, I was pleasantly surprised by the recording quality using only the internal...
Excerpt: This unit is easy to operate and functions as expected, though I had to peak at the manual for some initial guidance. Since I have not had a similar unit to compare it to, I am at a loss for comparison. But the quality seems decent enough and has several options for optimizing the quality.
Excerpt: I use the DR-05 for recording my guitar practice sessions. Is very useful for checking timing, accuracy, etc. on playback. My one complaint is the speaker on the recorder basically is useless. Either earplugs or downloads to my computer work so much better.
Excerpt: It's a great product, this is my second one.I use it almost everyday. the last one lasted for over 4 years. I use it to record my students and play it back so they can hear what they sound like in rehearsal.
Excerpt: This is my first audio recorder that designed to capture more than memos. It captures the high frequencies pretty well. So much so, I think I will have to tone down the treble in post.
Just tried recording backyard sounds, like birds and rainfall today.