March 14, 2006
Sony IC recorder with MP3 playback
The new Sony IC recorder ‘ICD-U70 / ICD-U60’ is a 3 in 1 unit. You can use it as mass data storage drive, store and playback MP3 files and as a voice recorder. For voice recording you have 3 modes -LP/SP/HQ. The recorder has a built in monaural microphone with two sensitive settings- High/Low and 10mm speaker with 35mW output. The main difference between ICD-U70 and ICD-U60 is memory capacity only, all other functions same. The recorder can be directly plugged to a USB port of a PC. Model ICD-U70 comes with 1GB memory and ICD-U60 with 512MB memory. ICD-U70 is available in silver tone while ICD-U60 in 2 colors blue and white.
Sony ICD-U70 (1 GB) costs approximately 20,000 Yen ($ 150) while ICD-U60 (512 MB) approximately 15,000 Yen ($ 120).
Via – Sony Japan