I used my IRiver T30 to record the voice track for a signing presentation for our webpage.
128KB MP#, and quality was good enough. 1 GB .. Maybe $50

From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Drescher, Peter
Sent: February 04, 2009 2:18 PM
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Subject: best hand held recording devices?

Recommendations please....
A small portable digital recording device.  Something with decent quality for doing podcasts, etc.  Pretty decent space allocations.. something that allows for recording a keynote or presentation. 
Any suggestions?  

Peter Drescher
Education Technology Coordinator
Vermont Department of Education
120 State St.
Montpelier, VT  05620-2501
802.828.5149 (ph)
802.828.6563 (fax)
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