Portable Linear PCM Recorder

$399.99 U.S. List Price


The PCM-M10/R (Glossy Red Color) is a 96 kHz/24-bit capable recorder with electret condenser stereo microphones, 4 GB of internal flash memory and a microSD/Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) Slot for expanded memory. Key features of the PCM-M10 recorder include a built-in speaker, cross-memory recording, digital pitch and key control, digital limiter, low-cut filter, track mark functions, a 5-second pre-recording buffer and A-B repeat capability. The recorder includes a USB high-speed port for simple uploading and downloading of native .WAV or .MP3 format recorded files to and from Windows® PC or Macintosh® computers. The M10 offers durable construction and long battery life using conventional AA alkaline batteries.


  • Offers solid-state storage - free of drive mechanisms
  • Built-in high quality electret condenser stereo microphones
Features Benefits:
Built-in Electret Condenser Microphones The PCM-M10's electret condenser microphones have exceptional high sound quality. The microphones are omni-directional with a flat and wide frequency response and natural sound characteristics.
Flexible Playback Features The PCM-M10 includes both digital pitch control and key control. Digital pitch control maintains pitch while slowing down or speeding up playback speed. Key control allows changing the pitch while maintaining playback speed.
Simple Uploading to Computer The PCM-M10 conforms to the USB 2.0 Mass Storage Class Device standard and this recorder's native recording file formats include .WAV and .MP3. This means recordings can be rapidly uploaded to a computer and used in conjunction with most common audio production software.
Versatile Recording Functions The PCM-M10 offers comprehensive signal processing features for location recording including: digital limiter, auto record level control and a digital low cut filter. The PCM-M10 also includes a 5 second pre record buffer, cross-memory recording and track marking functions.

General Specifications Detail:
Audio Formats Supported Record: .WAV and MP3; Playback: .WAV, .MP3, .WMA (Non DRM), .M4A (AAC-LC, Non-DRM)
Built-in Mic Electret condenser microphones. Max input level: 123 dB SPL. Frequency response 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Mic Input (Stereo Mini Jack)
Input impedance: 22 k ohm, Rated input level: 2.5 mV; Minimum input level: 0.9 mV
Line Input (Analog) (Stereo Mini Jack) Input impedance: 22k ohms; Minimum input level: 500mV; Rated input level: 2.0V
Line Input (Optical) NA
Line Output (Analog) Line out available from headphone jack (menu selectable)
Line Output (Optical) NA
Headphone Output Stereo Mini Jack; Maximum output: 20 mW + 20 mW; Load impedance: 16 ohms
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 40 kHz (Line in) @ 96KHz
Sampling Frequency 22.05kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz and 96kHz
Quantization 16-bit linear, 24-bit linear
S/N Ratio 87dB or greater (1KHz IHF-A) when set to 24-bit
Total Harmonic Distortion (Line Input to Line Output) 0.03% or below (1kHz, 22kHz LPF)
Wow and Flutter Below measurable limit (less than +/-0.001%W.Peak)
USB High-speed USB,mass storage class
Power Consumption 0.27w
Power Requirements Two AA size Alkaline batteries (supplied). Two AA NiMH Rechargable batteries (optional)
DC Input Jack 3V
Battery Life 24 hrs @ 44.1KHz/16-bit or 19 hrs @ 96KHz/24-bit
Memory Stick Slot Accepts Memory Stick Micro (M2) and microSD
Dimensions 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 7/8" (w x h x d) not including projecting parts and controls
Weight 6.6 oz (including batteries)

Inputs and Outputs Specifications Detail:
DC Input Jack 3V

Supplied Accessories

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Sound forge audio studio LE software CDROM
AC power adapter AC-ES3010K2
USB Cable
Hand strap
2 x Alkaline batteries (AA size)
Operating instructions
Wired remote control

Optional Accessories

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LCPCMM10G Carrying Case for PCM-M10 Recorder $29.95 Get details
ADPCM2 Wind Screen for PCM-M10 Linear PCM Recorder $49.99 Get details
The PCM-M10 is compatible with Memory Stick Micro (M2) and microSD cards
Memory stick micro (M2) models include MS-A1GD, MS-A2GD, MS-A4GD, MS-A8GD and MS-A16GD

Technical Chart

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Product Manual

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