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I am an AM radio junkie. Not only AM
radio, mind you, but almost any
non-music radio. Talk, sports,
Point is, I'd love a little
doohickey like these MP3 players
that has a timer I can set to
record, e.g. Hugh Hewitt, Phil
Hendrie or the Dodgers game. Then,
work, I could listen to it in
Features: +30 second skip (Obvious.)
Time-compressed playback, so I can
save 10-30% on listening time.
Should be possible with cheap DSP
components. Storage format is not
important, mp3 or ogg set to a low
bitrate to allow 12 hours storage
all in solid state would be nice.
Stereo probably not necessary.
A three-piece kit. [phoenix, May 07 2002]
Panasonic RR-QR200 digital audio recorder
The heart of the system above. [phoenix, May 07 2002]
Some other Panasonic digital audio recorders
[phoenix, May 07 2002]
||I had posted this idea in my previous existence.
||I have one. Psion Wavefinder attaches via USB to computer. Software package "DABBAR" provides recording on demand or by diary/timer. Events can repeat by day of the week, or occur on a date.
||To exceed the VCR, this arrangement can actually record from many stations simultaneously, in MP2 or MP3.
||Now if only I could eliminate the underlying dependency on Gatesware...