Sony’s ICD-TX50 is a slim, card-type digital voice recorder that is just 6.4mm thick and weighs less than 50g. The recorders sports built-in stereo digital microphone and records in Linear PCM or MP3 (192/128/48 kbps) formats. Its 4GB internal memory is enough for up to 178 hours of MP3 recording, and there is a microSD card slot for expansion. There is a pocket clip to keep the TX50 secured in your shirt pocket, which doubles as a recording stand for tabletop recording.
The Sony ICD-TX50 also comes with 150mW speaker output for clear playback. It provides Shirt pocket, Meeting, Voice Notes, Interview, My Scene recording modes for optimum results. Other features include Voice Operated Recording function that starts and stops the recording when sound of a sufficient level is picked up by the microphone; Intelligent Noise Cut mode that reduces ambient noise during recording for clearer playback; Digital Pitch Control that enables the recording to be played at a faster or slower rate without changing the pitch; and integrated sound damper helps isolate the microphone elements from desk/surface noise when recording.
The Sony ICD-TX50 comes with a LED display, and its rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides up to 24 hours of battery life on a full charge. Thanks to Quick Charge feature, you can get one hour of recording time on just a quick three minute charge. The slim voice recorder comes bundled with Sound Organizer for easy transfer and edit of recordings. It is compatible with Dragon Naturally Speaking speech recognition software. The Sony TX50 digital voice recorder is priced at $149.99.