The PCM-A10 High-Resolution Audio Recorder from Sony is small, lightweight, and capable of recording audio from its built-in 3-way mics in up to 96 kHz/24-bit PCM or 320 kBps MP3 files. It has 16GB of internal memory and supports external memory via its microSD memory card slot. The PCM-A10's 3-way adjustable microphone array allows you to choose zoom mode to record meetings, XY for music sessions, and wide stereo for outdoor events.
The recorder is powered by a rechargeable battery and you can enjoy up to 15 hours of use (in high-quality LPCM 96 kHz/24-bit recording mode) with just one charge. Other features include: the REC Remote app for easy smartphone control (available on iTunes and Google Play), Bluetooth wireless playback for headphones or speaker connectivity, and a rehearsal function for automatically adjusting the recording levels.
The PCM-A10 High-Resolution Audio Recorder is plug-and-play and lets you plug your recorder into your computer for easy charging and cable-free transfer of your recordings. Also included is the Sound Organizer 2 computer application software (stored in the built-in memory) along with a windscreen and a carrying case.
Take It Anywhere
Small and lightweight design means you can pop it in your pocket—so you're always ready to record.
Linear PCM Recording
Capture sound at up to 96 kHz/24-bit, a serious step up from the 44.1 kHz frequency and 16-bit rate of CD.
REC Remote for Easy Smartphone Control
Available on Google Play and the App Store, the REC Remote app lets you control the recorder from your mobile device.
Record and play with absolute precision. Capture sessions in better-than-CD sound quality and enjoy everything you've recorded in High-Resolution Audio.
FLAC Lossless Audio Playback
Enjoy audio with the clarity and dynamics that the artist intended, with FLAC playback support.
Listen to your recordings through your Bluetooth headphones or speakers, with the simple one-touch connectivity of NFC.
Never Miss a Moment with Pre-Record
This clever function records the five seconds before you press the record button, so you won't miss anything.
3-Way Adjustable Microphone
Wherever you are and whatever you're recording, you won't miss a thing. Choose zoom mode to record meetings, XY for music sessions, and wide stereo for outdoor events.
16GB Built-In Memory
Store up to six hours, 35 minutes of high-quality recording in LPCM 96 kHz/24-bit mode.
Optimum Sound Levels
Activate the rehearsal function while you're warming up, and the recorder will automatically adjust the recording levels to match your playing—pre-set and ready to perfectly capture your performance when you hit record. You can also control this wirelessly from the REC Remote app.
Boost your Storage with MicroSD
Expand the internal 16GB memory using a microSDHC or microSDXC card to store more recordings.
Record from the Best Positions
Connect a tripod via the built-in tripod hole for more flexibility, support and control when positioning your recorder.
Plug and Play with USB Direct
A built-in USB connector lets you plug your recorder into your computer directly, for easy charging and cable-free transfer of your recordings.
15 Hours of Battery Life
Enjoy up to 15-hours of use (in high-quality LPCM 96 kHz/24-bit recording mode) with just one charge.
Microphone: Built-In Stereo Pair, Mid/Side, ORTF, or X/Y Configurations
Display: LCD (Backlit)
Memory Card Support: microSD
Internal Storage: 16 GB
Audio File Formats
Playback: AAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Recording: LPCM, MP3
Signal Processing: Limiter, Low-Cut Filter
LPCM 96 kHz/24-Bit: 6 Hrs 35 Mins
LPCM 48 kHz/24-Bit: 13 Hrs 15 Mins
LPCM 48 kHz/16-Bit: 19 Hrs 50 Mins
LPCM 44.1 kHz/24-Bit: 14 Hrs 25 Mins
LPCM 44.1 kHz/16-Bit: 21 Hrs 35 Mins
MP3 320 kb/s: 95 Hrs 25 Mins
MP3 192 kb/s: 159 Hrs
MP3 128 kb/s: 238 Hrs
MP3 48 kb/s: 636 Hrs (Mono)
Analog I/O: 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Line/Mic Input / 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Headphone Output
Host Connection: 1 x USB Type-A
40 Hz to 40 kHz (At 96 kHz)
40 Hz to 21 kHz (At 48 kHz)
40 Hz to 20 kHz (At 44.1 kHz)
40 Hz to 20 kHz (At 320 kb/s)
40 Hz to 18 kHz (At 192 kb/s)
40 Hz to 16 kHz (At 128 kb/s)
40 Hz to 14 kHz (At 48 kb/s)
Power Options: Batteries, USB Bus Power
Battery Type: Internal Rechargeable
Approximate Battery Life
LPCM 96 kHz: 15 Hours
LPCM 48 kHz: 15 Hours
LPCM 44.1 kHz: 20 Hours
MP3 320 kb/s: 22 Hours
MP3 48 kb/s: 24 Hours (Mono)
PC Application Software (Sound Organizer2/Stored in built-in memory)