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Sangean DAR-101

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 reviews of Sangean DAR-101. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Views about the durability and price are on the whole positive. The sound and performance also get good views. There are some less positive views about the storage. Views are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sangean DAR-101 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sangean DAR-101

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 user reviews of Sangean DAR-101 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the durability and price. The sound and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the reliability. There are some less positive opinions about the storage.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sangean DAR-101 Desk Top MP3 Recorder (Black)Sangean DAR-101 Desk Top MP3 Recorder (Black)

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Carl J... (newegg.com)

Great Phone Recording Device

 

I find this device to be the perfect solution for recording conversations with utility companies. So many times I've called a utility company back (a cable company comes to mind) to get a status update on an issue, only to find that there is no record...

Crystal clear playback of recordings ; Easy install and setup ; Sturdy construction, solid materials ; Professional looking design ; Adequate menu options

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Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Carl J. (newegg.com)

Great Phone Recording Device

 

I find this device to be the perfect solution for recording conversations with utility companies. So many times I've called a utility company back (a cable company comes to mind) to get a status update on an issue, only to find that there is no record...

-- Crystal clear playback of recordings -- Easy install and setup -- Sturdy construction, solid materials -- Professional looking design -- Adequate menu options

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: keith b. (newegg.com)

DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER

 

THIS PRODUCT IS THE BEST DEVICE EVER I RECORD NFL ,PHIL HENDRIE, COAST TO COAST, AND ITS CRYSTAL CLEAR. WELL WORTH THE MONEY

THE TUNNING ENTER BUTTON WEARS OUT

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: DT, (tigerdirect.com)

Great Digital Recorder

 

Read the manual. Will help with the correct operation of the unit.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Rose One (tigerdirect.com)

Somewhat complicated

 

I could not get the ''line-in'' jack connection to work. I had to do everything via the microphone which picks up outside sounds. If I can get the ''line-in'' to work I think this thing would be perfect.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Dan S. (newegg.com)

Not too shabby!

 

There's some talk on the internet about not being able to record and/or playback to the USB port. Additionally, somebody mentioned that SD cards have to be formatted in FAT16, whereas SDHC cards need to be formatted in FAT32, otherwise things wont work...

The DAR-101 was exactly what I was looking for: a full-sized recorder with a healthy-sized speaker, easy-interface, nice display screen, and plenty of record capacity (it appears I'll get 68 hours of record off a 2GB SD Card when set to the 65bps...

The build-quality has a bit to be desired. The Record Balance control (the ring around the large center knob on the front of the unit) has a detent at center. Unfortunately, the "center" is not centered and sits ats around 12:30 on my unit - just looks...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Jerry (officedepot.com)

Most complete and versital recorder I found

 

value, Features, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Performance

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

Digital Speech Standard (DSS): No
PC Connection: Yes
Speech Modification: No
Voice Activation: Yes

General Features

Category:Dictation Machine
Static / Portable:Static
Storage Medium:Memory Card

Playback / Recording

MP3 Encoding: Yes
MP3 Playback: Yes
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