by Jonathan Vatner | August 17, 2010



For events with budgets that don't allow for professional A/V recordings of sessions, there are alternatives. Handheld devices such as Zoom's H1 Handy Recorder (which records in stereo and transfers clips directly onto a computer) can do the trick with impressive clarity. Just be sure to ask speakers or moderators to clearly repeat questions from the audience. Cost: $99; among retail sites that carry the product is