It's a new product that makes recording music and audio files much easier. The mobile MiCorder records from audio sources by simply plugging into the earphone jack, converting the sound into an MP3 file, and storing it on an SD Card. It records from any radio, computer, stereo, CD player, phonograph/turntable, cassette deck, 8-Track, reel to reel, DAT, or any device that has a stereo output to create high quality MP3 audio files -- without using a computer.
Although there are products on the market designed to convert music from vinyl albums, cassette tapes and CD s into an MP3 file, most require a special turntable, a big tape player, or a computer. The MiCorder converts sound to an MP3 format and records onto a standard SD Card - so music can easily be transferred to any computer, iPod, cell phone, MP3 player or car stereo. The MiCorder also includes a backlit LDC display, a built-in microphone for personal recording and comes with a USB cord and a set of ear-buds. It even comes equipped with a rechargeable battery that will last up to 14 hours.
"People were always telling me they wanted to listen to their old vinyl albums or cassettes on their iPod or in their cars," say Olens Technology President Ron Meritt. "Musicians want to record their music and some people want something to record a radio program and listen to it at another time. With MiCorder there is now one very simple and inexpensive device that will do all of these things."
The MiCorder sells for $79.99 and is available at:
www.HammacherSchlemmer.com and other retail outlets