A query came up yesterday on the JISC DIS-FORUM concerning recording equipment. I responded and duplicate here. For reference, a good UK website for dictaphones and other recording equipment is http://www.speakit.info/. They also give very good professional advice over the phone. I use an Olympus WS-300 that has proven invaluable in vast lectures, intimate interviews and has an epic memory and battery life. Perhaps more importantly, a small red light that shows when it’s recording.
The most recent fruit of this device (ALTC reviews and Norvig interview) have been submitted to CustomPC and now face the editors cut.