Last week I gave a presentation on how to do fast and easy podcasts, and several people were curious about different methods of capturing voice. If you have a computer with a microphone, recording is easy, but it’s a little hard to walk around with even a laptop making recordings.
A digital recorder is the answer. I recommend one that does double duty recording audio and also functions as an MP3 player. That way, you can load up your favorite podcasts, and also create them while you’re out walking.
A few good options:
- Creative Zen does it all, music, photos, video and radio. I picked one up a couple years ago for $30 at Circuit City, and am still using it.
- >Olympus VN-900 Handheld Digital Voice Recorder is more for voice recording, but often sells for less than $30 on Amazon.
- >8 GB MP4/MP3 Player with FM Radio, Camera, Voice Recorder, USB Portable, and 2.8-inch Touchscreen Looks exactly like the iTouch, but sells for around $66 on Amazon.