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Sony FS-85USB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and battery. The usability and portability also get good comments. There are some negative comments about the design, while there are some mixed opinions about the performance.

price, portability, usability, battery, sound

design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony FS-85USB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony FS-85USB

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Sony FS-85USB from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, sound, size

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony FS85USB Digital Recorder Transcription Kit

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Poor Quality Equipment

 

DO NOT CONSIDER BUYING THIS FOOT PEDAL! There are far better USB units on the market, such as the Infinity, which works with a plethora of dictation software and has a three piece design, is large, is responsive, properly weighted and properly angled...

None

One piece design, unresponsive, too light

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This is a great work tool!

 

Great purchase; use the kit (pedal & headphones) in transcription class at college.

Compact Design","Quality construction","Reliable

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out of date

 

The software is old and apparently does not work with later voice recorders - something the specification page does not point out. Right now I feel like I threw my money away.

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cannot get software to work

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Sony FS-85USB Digital Recorder Transcriber Kit

 

While Sony have definitely gotten the user interface, sound quality, looks and ease of use down, they have not addressedthe more important issues.Sony HDR-CX160 Needs better software & Mac support!Pros:Lightweight, image stabilization, stereo mic,...

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Sony FS-85USB Digital Recorder Transcriber Kit

 

You will be pleasently surpised by the features and quality of this camera. The low light performace is very good and the over all video quality is very good.Good camcorderPros:Small, light, great picture qualityCons:Stock battery life, no neck or...

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Sony FS-85USB Digital Recorder Transcriber Kit

 

For those whom have experience with professional cameras, but are looking for something on a serious budget, this is an excellent value.Excellent when price is factored in, does have some effort requiredPros:Cheap, shoulder-mount, HD/SD, excellent...

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Sony FS-85USB Digital Recorder Transcriber Kit

 

Great camcorder. You will not find a better HD recorder with a flashdrive for the price.Sony HDR CX-150 Great purchase!!, needs better softwarePros:Easy to use, great battery life, excellent finished video file.Cons:Software bundled lacks good...

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Sony FS-85USB Digital Recorder Transcriber Kit

 

Good starter camera if you don't mind HI8 tapes.Mediocre for SonyPros:Battery life, ease of use, lightCons:Blurry, Hard to transfer to HD, Bad focus, Big and heavy

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Sony FS-85USB Digital Recorder Transcriber Kit

 

We'd recommend this video camera IF you buy an extended warranty.Was great until it died.Pros:Compact size, great pictures/recordings, easy to use.Cons:Electronic failure after 3 years.

Product Specifications

Transcribe your digital voice recordings onto your PC using the Sony FS-85USB Digital Voice Recorder Transcription Kit. This kit, which works with Sony Memory Stick as well as the included CD-ROM with Digital Voice Editor Software, offers you features like the Three Function (Play/Rewind/FF) USB Connected Foot Control, and Adjustable Automatic Secretarial Backspace. An A-B Repeat Function, a Voice Email Function, and Digital Pitch Control are additional features. Transcribing recordings was never this easy - the FS-85USB. PRODUCT FEATURES: Transcribe digital voice recordings on the PC; Professional style transcription listening device; Three function (Play/Rewind/FF) USB connected foot control; Works with Sony Memory Stick and Digital Voice Editor software; Adjustable Automatic Secretarial Backspace; Supports .MSV, .DVF, .WAV, MP3 file formats; CD-ROM with Digital Voice Editor software included; A-B Repeat function; Voice Email function; Digital Pitch control.

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Manufacturer:Sony
Model:FS-85USB/FS85
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Miscellaneous

CE Product Type:Digital voice recorder accessory kit

Remote Control

Supported Device Qty:1
Supported Devices:Voice recorder
Technology:Cable
Type:Foot switch
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