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Sony M-560VS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony M-560VS. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and usability. The size and performance are also appreciated. There are some negative reviews about the memory, and reviews are divided on the durability.

price, performance, size, usability, reliability


On average, users rate this product 65/100.

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It works GREAT for me!


My memory is imperfect - and, to add insult to injury, I sometimes think of important things while I am driving. Years ago, I would try to jot them down while I drove: bad idea. This phenomenon and need led me to buying my first microcassette recorder,...

Small, good control options, clear recording

Not the best choice for longer recording needs

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (

A Poor Excuse for a Recorder


Last August, I began my first semester of college, so, of course, I was going to need a recorder of some sort to capture lectures. My History of Civilizations professor is... verbose, and a fast talker, at that. I needed something, and I needed it...

It's affordable

You get what you pay for

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications

Sony's M-560V Pressman Microcassette Recorder takes the notes for you. Bring it to your meetings, interviews, and classes - the voice-operated recording activates the recorder only when audible sound is present, conserving tape and eliminating soundless passages. In addition, 1 cassette and 2 batteries are included for your convenience. Features include a record/battery indicator with a Voice Mirror, 30-hour battery life, the "Clear Voice Plus" Recording System, which provides greater clarity during recording and playback, and a 3-digit tape counter. Play and record operation is also made easy with one-touch recording. Get all the facts on tape with the M-560V.

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

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



Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty