Portable dictation recording devices have evolved into more specific uses. An app on a phone can capture a remarkable or inspiring recording. But devices such as the Philips Voice Tracer DVT7500 will likely do a much better job.
The cost is much higher than typical recorders. However, there are a number of features to justify the price tag.
It comes with color screen and integrated speakers, adapters and jacks which allow it to function as an interface, and a sturdy design safe for field studies. Recording musical ideas and inspirations on a phone app or scratchpad can work for some, but this device is worth a second look.
- Philips Voice Tracer DVT7500 is a recorder but with added functionality
- Multiple inputs allowed make it versatile as a musical capture device
- Although expensive on its face, the unit offers a solid value for those that use it fully
“Yes, you could use your phone apps for scratchpad ideas and you’re probably thinking the asking price is steep, but we’ve seen it selling for nearly half that on one site, which makes it a great buy, even if it’s just to use as a simple interface.”