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Olympus DS-50

Olympus DS-50
alaScore 79

28 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Olympus DS-50. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and price. The portability and sound are also mentioned favorably.

usability, sound, portability, price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Olympus DS-50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus DS-50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Olympus DS-50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the battery and performance are overall positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated.

sound, usability, portability, performance, battery

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

This summary is based on the products: Olympus DS-50 - Digital voice recorder - flash 1 GB - WMA, MP3Olympus DS-50 - Digital voice recorder - flash 1 GB - WMA, MP3

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus DS-50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Olympus DS-50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and battery. The price and sound also get good feedback.

usability, sound, price, battery, portability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus DS-50 1GB Digital Voice Recorder - 1GB Flash Memory - LCD - PortableOlympus DS-50 1GB Digital Voice Recorder - 1GB Flash Memory - LCD - Portable

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Olympus DS-50 Voice Recorder

 

Since I last looked at a voice recorder they have come a very long way, no tapes now they have built in memory and the sound quality is light years away from what it was.

There are in fact three different machines the DS-30, DS-40 and the top of the range DS50. They are different colours and the size of the built in memory varies. Whichever one you get they all record in WMA but to avoid death by initials I will just...

Sep, 2007

Product Specifications

Record a full month of sound by remote control. In addition to capturing stereo sound from meetings, interviews and other critical information expected of professional digital recorders, you can control recording and stop functions with the included remote control. The super-high-quality sound is also great for dictation - it's the ideal professional audio device.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

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

Battery

Run Time (Up To):32hour(s)

Configuration

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

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:Audible / DSS / MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage

Capacity:1GB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.6in
Height:4.4in
Weight:2.8oz
Width:1.5in

Flash Memory

Installed Size:1GB

General Features

Category:Dictation Machine
Static / Portable:Portable
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Table / Portable:Portable

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Olympus
Model:50
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus DS

Playback / Recording

MP3 Encoding: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Remote Control

Type:Remote control