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Sony ICD-UX200 Handy Recorder : Review


Simple and immediate

It has been designed for the voice and to be used as a music player. Unlikely other similar products, it doesn't feature a slot for an additional memory, but 2GB of built-in flash memory, however more than sufficient for the most part of the possible tasks.

Up to 535 hours in LP mode

The ICD-UX200 can record audio in five modalities, naturally with a different quality and a greater or smaller size of the produced file. Let's see the a list of the technical specifications.


44.1kHz/192kbs: 22 hours and 15 minutes. Frequency range: 40 - 20.000Hz.


44.1kHz/128kbs: 33/25 (40 - 15.000Hz).


22.025kHz/48kbs: 89/15 (60 - 7.500Hz).


44.1kHz/32kbs: 133/55 (60 - 10.000Hz).


11.025kHz/8kbs: 535/45 (60 - 3.400Hz).

The music player

It can play MP3, WMA and AAC files and it is compatible with ID3 tags. Headphones are included in the box.

Dragon Naturally Speaking

The voice can be transformed in text, easily and quickly. This software is very useful and, if we consider the affordable cost of this Sony product, it is a good added value.

Final conclusions

At a very good price, the ICD-UX200 is a vocal recorder and a music player with excellent audio qualities and many functions, so to work easily and quickly.

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