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Re: iPod for recording in field

Subject: Re: iPod for recording in field
From: "oryoki2000" <>
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 00:16:03 -0000
The 5th generation iPod (the "video" model available today) includes
the ability to record uncompressed two channel audio at 16/44.1
(similar to the capability of the Hi-MD minidisc.  That's a big
improvement over the mono recording abillity of previous iPod generations.

The mic has to be conneced through the docking port on the bottom of
the iPod.  xtrememac is a company that introduded such an audio
recording add-on at the recent Macworld show.  It's called the MicroMemo:

I haven't seen a report describing how the iPod's preamp and A/D
circuitry sounds. 

There's a version of linux that can be installed on the iPod.  The
version that runs on the third generation iPod will let you record
decent quality audio.  Take a look at



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