Re: portable digital recorders

Subject: Re: portable digital recorders
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 12:23:40 EDT

On Thu, 13 May 2004 18:53:45 +0300, wrote:
> >>Creative Nomad Jukebox 3
> >
> >This was on my list but for one thing -- unless they have changed the
> >firmware, there is no manual volume control. Do you know if it has one now?

Of the recorders I've used -- Nomad, iRiver & Sony MiniDisc -- the Nomad was the only one that had serious problems. It would sometimes (for no observable reason) refuse to save a large (1GB+) file after it had been recorded.

Of these three, the only one with manual volume control (I'm assuming you mean adjustable volume *during* recording as opposed to just adjustable before recording starts) is the MiniDisc recorder.

So: if you're not interested in using a preamp or other hardware volume control, you may have to choose between compressed files (MiniDisc) and uncompressed files but no adjustable volume during recording (iRiver or Nomad).


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