I have been backpacking with a small voice recorder since 2005. Why do I carry a recorder? Why not use a smart phone? How do I use a recorder while backpacking? What are my criteria for a good recorder? Why did I choose the recorder I use now? What would my ideal recorder look like? What do recordings sound like? How do other backpackers use recorders?

ARTICLE OUTLINE

  • Introduction
  • Why do I carry a recorder?
  • How do I use a recorder while backpacking?
  • Recording topics include:
  • What are my criteria for a good recorder?
  • Why did I choose the recorder I use now?
  • Why did I choose the Olympus WS-802 over the Sony ICD-AX412?
  • What would the ideal recorder look like?
    • Some ideas:
  • What do recordings sound like?
  • How do other backpackers use recorders?
  • Conclusion
  • Your Turn!

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