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How do I change the Author ID on an Olympus DS-5000 voice recorder?

There are many reasons why the author ID on an Olympus DS-5000 digital voice recorder needs to be changed, amended or deleted.  In busy practices where multiple people use the same recording device during the course of the week, being able … Continue reading

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Digital Audio Recorders versus Tape Recorders: Why You Should Go Digital!

For many years, analogue recording systems, particularly tape recorders, were the only options available to anybody wishing to commission a transcript of their interview, focus group, conference or dictation. In recent times, however, digital recorders have quickly overtaken tape recorders … Continue reading

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Recording Focus Groups? A Few Tips for Great Audio!

Researchers and facilitators know the importance of capturing great audio from group discussions and focus groups because often robust analysis stems from original high quality sound recordings. Without great audio, evidence and precise findings are often difficult to extrapolate. When … Continue reading

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My Brand New Philips DPM 8000 Dictaphone Has Arrived!

The Philips DPM 8000 Dictaphone Series has arrived with a bang and continues delivering! When I got a glimpse of the new Philips DPM 8000 digital pocket memo through promotional photos I thought, “Hmmm, really nice styling, but I wonder … Continue reading

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Tips for Recording Telephone Interviews

Recording telephone interviews can be a tricky business, but by following a few simple tips and tweaking some of the things you are doing, you can get much better audio quality for playback and transcription. Typically telephone interviews are conducted … Continue reading

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