Sound quality that's unheard of. In addition to capturing stereo sound from meetings, interviews and other critical information expected of digital recorders, you can download and create podcasts with the DS-30. The super-high-quality sound is also great for listening to audio books and music - it's the ideal all-in-one audio device.
Customer Reviews of Olympus DS-30 256MB MP3 Player - Voice Recorder - LCD
Highly Recommended for Sound Quality5/22/2008
It provided wonderful sound quality. It works especially well in lecture setting. One thing about the play back speed, it does not show anywhere in the manual how to go back to normal play speed after playing either fast or slow speed. I found that you just need to press the play button repeatly to togle between the play speed.
Great Digital Voice Recorder9/25/2007
I have purchased about 10 digital voice recorders over the past year for my company. We are pretty hard on them and they are used a good bit. I really like the Olympus recorders. Previously we have used the Olympus DS-2 but I think this is a great upgrade and we will start using these. I really like the standard USB cable (not found on the DS-2) and the controls are even simpler. Battery life is superb!