This is a short list of high quality portable digital stereo audio recorders. These would be suitable for music, voice, or other audio sources, and would be useful for recording audio to accompany video recordings. Not all shown below are linear PCM recorders. Click view to see details for each recorder.
- Sony PCM-D100 Portable High-Resolution Recorder, 3.9 stars / 13 reviews, retail $1,000 / sale $800 [view]
- Sony PCM-M10 Portable Linear PCM Voice Recorder, 4.6 stars / 69 reviews, retail $400 / sale $250 [view]
- TASCAM DR-05 Portable Digital Recorder, 4.3 stars / 619 reviews, retail $180 / sale $80, [view]
- TASCAM DR-100mkII 2-Channel Portable Digital Recorder, 4.4 stars / 116 reviews, retail $600 / sale $300 [view]
- TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder, 4.4 stars / 376 reviews, retail $137 [view]
- Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder, 4.3 stars / 591 reviews, retail $160 / sale $100 [view]
- Zoom H2n Handy Recorder, 4.4 stars / 229 reviews, retail $225 / sale $260 [view]
- Zoom H4n Handy Portable Digital Recorder, 4.5 stars / 641 reviews, retail $250 / sale $200 [view]
- Zoom H5 Four-Track Portable Recorder, 4.7 stars / 79 reviews, retail $340 / sale $266, [view]
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