The Sony PCM-D50 portable audio recorder just hit my desk (look for a full review next week) and I can't get over how cool this thing looks. To my surprise, Sony included the optional microphone windscreen with the loaner I received, which makes the whole thing look like taser shoved into a Tribble.
To fully realize Sony's little audio creature, I screwed it onto my camera tripod and created what is easily the weirdest thing ever to grace my desk (no offense, Little Professor).
On a serious note, I get asked about high-end portable audio recorders a lot. … Read more