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Sony PCM-M10 Portable Audio Recorder (White)

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You Pay: $199.99
Product Highlights
  • WAV and MP3 Recording
  • Up to 24-bit/96kHz Capture
  • Built-in Microphones and Speaker
  • 4GB Internal Memory
  • microSD/Memory Stick Micro (M2) Slot
  • USB Port
  • Pre-Record Function
  • Pitch Control
  • Remote Control Included
  • Sound Forge Software Included

The PCM-M10 Portable Audio Recorder (White) from Sony is a compact digital audio recorder that packs a wealth of features into a rugged design. The PCM-M10 can record MP3 or WAV files at rates up to 24-bit/96kHz. The stereo audio files can be stored on the 4GB of internal flash memory, or to a removable microSD or Memory Stick Micro (M2) card. The unit has built-in microphones for stereo recording, as well as 3.5mm mic and line input jacks for connecting an external mic, portable music player, and more.

The PCM-M10 features a 5-second pre-record buffer, ensuring that you never miss a priceless audio event, even if you hit the record button a moment too late. The recorder also has digital pitch control, allowing you to adjust your recordings. The built-in USB port allows you to quickly transfer your files to a computer, while the monochrome LCD screen provides an intuitive operating interface. The recorder operates on standard AA batteries for easy replacement in the field. A wired remote control is included to operate the recorder from a distance, and Sound Forge Audio Studio LE software is also included for editing your files on a computer.

Compact and Rugged
The small and robust construction make this an ideal recorder for musicians or sound effects recordists working in the field
High-Quality Audio
The unit records MP3 or WAV files at rates up to 24-bit/96kHz to capture every nuance
Storage Options
Audio can be stored to the 4GB internal flash memory, or to removable microSD or Memory Stick Micro (M2) flash cards
Onboard Mics
Onboard stereo microphones capture lively audio, and have LED level indicators
Integrated Speaker
A built-in speaker lets you review your recordings immediately
Input Jacks
Standard 3.5mm mic and line inputs allow you to connect an external mic, music player, computer, and more
Record Buffer
A 5-second pre-record buffer allows to you capture audio from 5 seconds prior to hitting the record button, so that you never miss a priceless moment
LCD Screen
The monochrome LCD screen and intuitive buttons make it easy for anyone to use the recorder
USB Port
A USB port is provided for quick file transfer to a Mac or PC
Pitch Control
Digital pitch control lets you manipulate audio files
AA Batteries
The recorder uses standard AA batteries for easy field replacement
Wired Remote
The wired remote allows you to operate the recorder from a distance
Audio Software
The included Sound Forge Audio Studio LE software lets you edit your audio files on a computer
Type Handheld stereo recorder
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Recording/Reading Methods Internal 4GB flash memory
Memory Stick Micro (M2) or microSD (optional)
Supported Formats Recording: Linear PCM (WAV) and MP3
Playback: Linear PCM, MP3, WMA, and AAC (.m4a)
Recording Bit Rate WAV: 16, 24-bit (linear)
MP3: 64-320 kbps
Sampling Frequency 22.05, 44.1, 48, and 96 kHz
Number of Channels 2
Recording Time Internal 4GB Memory:

96 kHz, 24-bit: 1 hour 50 min
96 kHz, 16-bit: 2 hours 45 min
48 kHz, 24-bit: 3 hours 40 min
48 kHz, 16-bit: 5 hours 30 min
44.1 kHz, 24-bit: 4 hours 00 min
44.1 kHz, 16-bit: 6 hours 00 min
22.05 kHz, 16-bit: 12 hours 05 min

44.1 kHz, 320 kbps: 26 hours 45 min
44.1 kHz, 128 kbps: 67 hours 05 min
44.1 kHz, 64 kbps: 134 hours 10 min
Frequency Response 20 Hz - 40 kHz (0 to -2 dB) @ 96kHz
20 Hz - 22 kHz (0 to -2 dB) @ 48 kHz
20 Hz - 20 kHz (0 to -2 dB) @ 44.1 kHz
20 Hz - 10 kHz (0 to -3.5 dB) @ 22.05 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 87 dB or Higher
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0.03%
Output Sensitivity Integrated Mics: -33 dB/Pa @ 1 kHz typical
Output Level Headphone: 20 mW + 20 mW
Line: 1 Vrms
Output Impedance Headphone: 16 ohms
Line: 22k ohms
Input Level Integrated Mics: 123 dB SPL max
Mic Input: 0.9 mV min, 2.5 mV rated
Line Input: 500 mV min, 2 V rated
Input Impedance Mic: 3.9k ohms
Line: 22k ohms
Noise Integrated Mics: < 17 dB SPL(A)
Wow and Flutter Below measured limit (< +/0.001%)
Inputs 1 x 3.5mm mic input
1 x 3.5mm line input
3 x Built-in condenser microphones
1 x 3.5mm remote input
Outputs 1 x 3.5mm stereo headphone/line out jack
1 x High-speed mini USB 2.0 port, mass storage class
Power 2 x AA batteries (2.4-3.0 VDC)
AC wall power (3.0 VDC)
USB bus power
Power Consumption 0.27 W
Battery Life 19-46 hours, depending on recording mode
Display Backlit LCD
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.5 x 4.5 x 0.9" (64 x 114 x 23 mm) (excluding projections and controls)
Weight 6.6 oz (187 g) (with batteries)
Sony PCM-M10 Portable Audio Recorder (White)
  • Power Adapter
  • Wired Remote
  • USB Cable
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • Hand Strap
  • Sound Forge Audio Studio LE Software
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Batteries & Power

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    Varta -  High-Energy 1.5 V AA E91 Alkaline Battery - 4 Pk
    • You Pay: $2.99

    Add interconnectivity options for your equipment.

    Hosa Technology -  Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5'
    • You Pay: $6.95


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    Adapters allow more interconnectivity options.

    Kopul -  LMT100 - Low to High Impedance Matching Transformer (1.5')
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    Wind Protection

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    Protect your audio from wind noise with a windscreen.

    Sony -  ADPCM2 Wind Screen for PCM-M10 Linear PCM Recorder
    • You Pay: $42.50
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    Store and read data with the proper media.

    Sony -  16GB microSDHC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card with microSD Adapter
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    Headphones are essential for real-time monitoring and mixing.

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    Cases & Protection

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    Carry, store and protect all your equipment in a bag or case.

    Sony -  LCPCMM10G Carrying Case for PCM-M10
    • You Pay: $24.95

    Stands & Support

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    Mount your device with the appropriate hardware.

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