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Olympus DS-50

Olympus DS-50
alaScore 81

68 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the value for money and portability. The usability and battery are also appreciated.

sound, battery, usability, portability, value for money

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 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 68 reviews)

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

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 14 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 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, portability, usability, build quality, performance

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

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

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Amazon.com review summary for Olympus DS-50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Olympus DS-50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

usability, battery, value for money, sound, portability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus DS-50 Digital Voice Recorder (275 Hours)Olympus DS-50 1GB Digital Voice Recorder - 1GB Flash Memory - LCD - Portable

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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...

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)

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

Header

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

Remote Control

Type:Remote control
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