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OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and price. The portability and sound are also mentioned favorably.

usability, sound, portability, price, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability. The portability is also appreciated, but views about the performance and price are different.

sound, portability, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus VN4100 Digital Voice RecorderOlympus VN4100 Digital Voice Recorder

May, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of OLYMPUS Digital diktafon VN-4100 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and price are on the whole positive. The sound and portability also get good feedback, whereas there are mixed comments on the reliability and battery.

usability, portability, sound, price, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus VN4100 Digital Voice RecorderOlympus VN4100 Digital Voice Recorder

May, 2018

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Ghost hunters

 

We use the little recorder for Ghost hunting. (EVP'S) This is a great recorder for this field of research. It's very sensitive works wonderful and has super long battery life. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS 1st !!!! many features. Great product for the price...

Compact Design, High Quality Sound, Long Battery Life, Reliable

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Easy to navigate menu

 

In a nutshell, this model is compact(though not as thin as my previous non-pc connectable unit) with a very easy to navigate menu. It has 4 record qualities and has an alarm: when you hit snooze, which is any button you hit, it plays your file of...

Compact Design, High Quality Sound, Long Battery Life, Reliable

Lacks MP3 playability, No carrybag or a pouch

Apr, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Outstanding for EVP work!

 

My Hobby is Ghost Hunting. This recorder is outstanding for field work.

Compact Design, High Quality Sound, Long Battery Life, Reliable

Nothing, Its a Great Prod

Mar, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Nice unit but lacks

 

Unit is nice in appearance but lacks that quality feel. Reasonable features for a college student but not corporate. Unit will not work with Vista 64bit and the company pretty much has no support. They've been useless.

Compact Design

Limited sound spectrum

Mar, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Excellent !!!

 

Can record continually, without worrying that "time's up" on the recorder before my meeting is over, then can go into downloaded material to bookmark important spots.

Compact Design, High Quality Sound, Long Battery Life, Many hours good quality, Reliable, Super-easy download to PC

Feb, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

I LOVE THIS RECORDER!

 

I use my voice recorder for lectures and voice lessons. I love the fact that I can upload the recording to my PC. This recorder is so sensitive it picks up everything! I haven't had issue with static like the other mentioned. I record primarily on the...

Compact Design, High Quality Sound, Long Battery Life, Reliable

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

The buttons are too small...

 

I purchased this device to record meetings and lectures at work, and let me tell you, the background noise was very disturbing and frustrating. It made a lot of static, I tried using all the different levels of recording and still experienced the...

Compact Design

A slight bit of static

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Excellent Product

 

This is a fantastic product. It picks up every sound in the room, when set on Hi. TIP: Remember to set it on Low to cut back on background noise.

Compact Design, High Quality Sound, Long Battery Life, Reliable

Dec, 2007

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

Perfect for my needs

 

I love the small compact design and ease of use. It has excellent sound quality and picks up everything! So be sure the tv or radio is off in the background. It's great and I'd recommend it for anyone from Soccer Moms on the go to College Students...

Compact Design, High Quality Sound

Dec, 2007

Consumer review (radioshack.com)

vista 32-bit only

 

only works on vista 32-bit not vista 64-bit

Dec, 2007
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Product Specifications

This pocket-sized recorder is sleek in style and powerful in performance with over 144 hours of continuous recording capability. The easy-to-use thumbpad makes for quick and convenient operation of functions like file management, choosing playback and recording modes and more. Timer recoding and voice activation provide excellent versatility.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital voice recorder
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):Dictaphones, transcribers
Type:Digital voice recorder

Digital Player (Recorder)

Data Storage Capability:Up to 400 files / 4 folders
Digital Recording Time:1420 min - HQ (High Quality) / 2840 min - SP (Standard Play) / 700 min - XHQ / 8660 min - LP (Long Play)/144 hours - voice recording
Supported Digital Audio Standards:ADPCM / CELP

Digital Storage

Capacity:256MB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.8in
Height:1.5in/4in
Weight:2.2oz/2.4oz
Width:1.5in/4in

Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Header

Manufacturer:Olympus
Model:4100
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus VN

Miscellaneous

Color:Champagne gold

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty