[svlug] Digital Voice Recorders and Linux

claw@kanga.nu claw at kanga.nu
Sun Mar 13 09:57:33 PST 2005

On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 01:03:15 -0800
John Conover <conover at rahul.net> wrote:
> claw at kanga.nu writes:

>> What is the state of digital voice recorders and Linux compatability?
>> I'm rather attracted to the specs of the Olympus DS-2.

>> ObNote: I'm not interested in MP3 players with voice recording
>> ability.  I really don't care about MP3 playback, and care a lot
>> about being able to toss the unit on a conference room table and
>> record a meeting with good clarity.

> 1) the external source is connected to the Line, or Mic jack, (blue or
> red, respectively,) on the sound card

Not quite.  Devices like the one I named are USB-based that produce WAV,
DSS or MP3 files.  I want to treat them directly as USB devices, ideally
would like to treat them as simple USB mass storage devices, and thus
the compatability questions.

J C Lawrence
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