Olympus has added five new digital voice recorders to its VN-range. The VN-120, VN-240, *VN-480 (*exclusively available at Dixons), VN-240 PC and VN-480 PC voice recorders, let you record notes, ideas and conversations and include a handy round jog-dial for effortless, one-hand operation. Available from April, RRP will range from £39.99 to £89.99. Only the VN-240 and VN-480 will offer connection to a PC with the VN-120, VN240 and VN-480 offering a cheap digitally recordable solution.

For the top end of the professional market, Olympus has announced the DM-10, a smaller version of the DM-20 and the DS-2200 a professional voice recorder with removable xD-Picture Card allowing you to transfer recordings easily. The DS-2200 will also include a 128Mb card in the box and cost £350.