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.
Pros: Easy To Use, Excellent Sound, Low Distortion
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: 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.
Pros: Compact, Easy To Use, Excellent Sound, Low Distortion, Versatile
Excerpt: Easy to use - once you figure it out. The manual, as many do, often assume you already know what you're doing. It tells me WHAT the buttons are but not how to use them. I've never recorded audio before, except on an old school tape recorder.