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Sony M-200MC - Microcassette dictaphone - metallic silver

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Sony M-200MC - Microcassette dictaphone - metallic silver. The average rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability. The battery also gets good feedback, whereas the sound and reliability get negative reviews.

performance, battery, durability

usability, reliability, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony M-200MC - Microcassette dictaphone - metallic silver is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Sony M-200MC - Microcassette dictaphone - metallic silver from The average user rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the performance. The battery is also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the sound and reliability.

battery, performance

usability, reliability, sound

33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony M-200MC Mic' N Micro Microcassette Recorder

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: gealto (

Sony M 200MC Microcassette Recorder


I purchased this recorder a year ago for recording class lectures at my university. Lecture recording tends to be difficult due to the distance of the speaker, and ambient noise in the classroom caused by other students. This recorder features a...

Excellent directional mike and audio quality

Moderately loud motor noise

Jul, 2003

Consumer review by: badie1 (

Review of Sony M 200MC


Don't waste your money on this dictaphone. At first glance, the options look worth the extra money. It has fast play back, voice operated recording, three microphone modes, a zoom microphone and a cue marker. Unfortunately, I have found that the extras...

3 microphone modes (dictation, meeting, lecture) Tape counter Cue marker Conveniently

Awkward to hold and operate; VOR isn't accurate

Mar, 2003

Product Specifications

Ideal for recording lectures and presentations, Sony's M-200MC Mic' N Micro Cassette Recorder is packed with features that make recording easy. Voice Operated Recording activates the recorder when audible sound is present as the Built-in Zoom MIC extends and retracts to provide better recording when subjects are near or far away. Utilize Record Mode Selection (Lecture, Meeting, Dictation) to select the best pickup sensitivity to meet your needs. The M-200MC is perfectly professional.

Audio Input


Audio System

Functions (KB):Microcassette dictaphone/transcriber
Sound Effects:Clear Voice
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):Dictaphones, transcribers
Type:Microcassette dictaphone

Cassette System

Auto Reverse: Yes
Control Type:Mechanical
Type:Microcassette dictaphone

CD System

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony M

MD System

Type: None


Color:Metallic silver/Silver

Remote Control

Type: None