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Sony ICD B 500

Sony ICD B 500
alaScore 74

115 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 reviews of Sony ICD B 500. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the performance and design are overall positive. The portability and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, design, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony ICD B 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony ICD B 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony ICD B 500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the performance and portability are generally positive. The design and price are also mentioned favorably, but the battery and reliability get less positive reviews.

usability, price, design, portability, performance

reliability, battery

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder, Flash 256 MBSony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder, Flash 256 MB

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony ICD B 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 user reviews of Sony ICD B 500 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. People are impressed by the performance and portability. The sound and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, sound, portability, performance

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder with 256 MB Built-in Flash MemorySony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder with 256 MB Built-in Flash Memory

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

The ICD-B500 voice recorder is portable note taker with 256 MB of flash memory - double the capacity of its predecessor. This model provides up to 150 hours of recording time in LP mode. It offers comprehensive recording capabilities in any situation, and a large LCD and single-function buttons on the front and 250-milliwatt speaker output make it easy to use.

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

Battery

Run Time (Up To):22hour(s)

Configuration

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

Digital Player (Recorder)

Data Storage Capability:Up to 99 files / 4 folders
Digital Recording Time:1825 min - HQ (High Quality) / 4875 min - SP (Standard Play) / 9015 min - LP (Long Play)

Digital Storage

Capacity:256MB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB

General Features

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:B500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony ICD

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Playback / Recording

MP3 Encoding: No
MP3 Playback: No

Remote Control

Type: None