PCM-A10 (PCMA10)

High-Resolution Digital Audio recorder with 3-way adjustable microphones

Overview

Capture your star performance, high-quality recording with adjustable microphones
Whether it's practice time or performance time, the PCM-A10 lets you make high-resolution recordings and play them back wirelessly with crystal-clear precision. Perfect for musicians on the rise.
Take it anywhere. Record on the go.
Compact and light, you can make high-quality recordings wherever you are. Capture band rehearsals, live events, or moments of inspiration. With up to 15 hours of battery life (in high-quality LPCM 96 kHz/24-bit recording mode), you'll never miss a beat.
Easy smartphone control with REC Remote
Start and stop recordings, adjust levels and settings, and even add track marks, all using your smartphone. The REC Remote app*, available on Google Play for Android or the App Store for iOS devices, lets you control your recorder wirelessly using BLUETOOTH® technology.**

* Requires download of REC Remote app for iOS devices on App Store or Google Play for Android. User must link compatible devices in order to control operation. Subject to app terms and conditions.
** Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth devices vary.
Listen on your headphones and speakers via BLUETOOTH®
Relive your recordings in high quality on your BLUETOOTH® devices. The simple, one-touch connectivity of NFC technology means they can be connected in just a tap.*

* Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth devices vary.
Supreme sound, superior recording
Record and play with absolute precision. Capture songs and sessions in better-than-CD sound quality and enjoy everything you've recorded in High-Resolution Audio.
Enjoy jaw-dropping sound quality
Like going from standard definition to HD video, High-Resolution Audio tracks are far higher quality than MP3s and even CDs, letting you hear every breath, every drumbeat, every note. So you always get the full listening experience as recorded in the studio.

Features

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.
FLAC lossless audio playback
Enjoy lossless audio with the clarity and dynamics that the artist intended, with FLAC playback support.
Optimum sound levels at the touch of a button
Like having a sound engineer in your pocket! 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 wirelessly from the REC Remote app.
Boost your storage with microSD
Expand the internal 16 GB memory using a microSDHC or microSDXC card to store more recordings.*

* 1 GB = one billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity will be less.
Plug and play with USB Direct
A built-in USB connector lets you plug your recorder into your PC directly, for easy charging and cable-free transfer of your recordings.*

* Not all USB devices are compatible. Consult www.esupport.sony.com for complete details.
Record from the best positions
Connect a tripod via the built-in tripod hole for more flexibility, support, and control when positioning your recorder.

Specifications

Size & Weight
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)
Approx. 1.54 x 4.31 x 0.63 "
WEIGHT
Approx. 2.89 oz
General Features
BATTERY TYPE
Built-In Lithium Battery
BUILT-IN MEMORY
16 GB
BUILT-IN MICROPHONE
Stereo
CALENDAR SEARCH
Yes
LCD BACKLIGHT
Yes
MAXIMUM FILES PER FOLDER
199
MAXIMUM FILES (TOTAL)
5000
MENU LANGUAGE
DE/GB/ES/FR/IT/RU/TR
PC CONNECTIVITY
Yes
PLAYBACK FORMAT
MP3/AAC/WMA/WAV/FLAC
RECORDING FORMAT
Linear PCM/MP3
USB CONNECTION CHARGING
Yes
Recording
MAX. RECORDING TIME LPCM 96 KHZ, 24 BIT
6 Hrs 35 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME LPCM 48 KHZ, 24 BIT
13 Hrs 15 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME LPCM 48 KHZ, 16 BIT
19 Hrs 50 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME LPCM 44.1 KHZ, 24 BIT
14 Hrs 25 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME LPCM 44.1 KHZ, 16 BIT
21 Hrs 35 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME MP3 320 KBPS
95 Hrs 25 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME MP3 192 KBPS
159 Hrs 0 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME MP3 128 KBPS
238 Hrs 0 Min
MAX. RECORDING TIME MP3 48 KBPS (MONAURAL)
636 Hrs 0 Min
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING LPCM 96 KHZ, 24 BIT
Approx. 15 Hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING LPCM 48 KHZ, 24 BIT
Approx. 15 Hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING LPCM 48 KHZ, 16 BIT
Approx. 15 Hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING LPCM 44.1 KHZ, 24 BIT
Approx. 20 hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING LPCM 44.1 KHZ, 16 BIT
Approx. 20 hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING MP3 320 KBPS
Approx. 22 Hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING MP3 192 KBPS
Approx. 22 Hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING MP3 128 KBPS
Approx. 22 Hrs
BATTERY LIFE FOR RECORDING MP3 48 KBPS (MONAURAL)
Approx. 24 Hrs
FREQUENCY RESPONSE LPCM 96.1 KHZ, 24 BIT
40-40,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE LPCM 48 KHZ, 24 BIT
40-21,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE LPCM 48 KHZ, 16 BIT
40-21,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE LPCM 44.1 KHZ, 24 BIT
40-20,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE LPCM 44.1 KHZ, 16 BIT
40-20,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE MP3 320 KBPS
40-20,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE MP3 192 KBPS
40-18,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE MP3 128 KBPS
40-16,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE MP3 48 KBPS (MONAURAL)
40-14,000 Hz (0~-3 dB)
MANUAL RECORDING LEVEL ADJUSTMENT
Yes
SCENE SELECT
Yes
CROSS-MEMORY RECORDING
Yes
PRE-RECORDING
Yes
SYNC RECORDING FUNCTION
Yes
RECORDING MONITOR
Yes
LIMITER FUNCTION
Yes
NOISE-CUT FILTER
Yes
LOW-CUT FILTER
Yes
VOR
Yes
REMOTE CONTROL APP FROM SMARTPHONE (REC REMOTE)
Yes
Playback and Edit
A-B REPEAT
Yes
DIGITAL PITCH CONTROL (SPEED CONTROL)
Yes
DIGITAL VOICE UP
Yes (Clear Voice)
DIVIDE
Yes
EASY SEARCH
Yes
ERASE
Yes
FILE COPY
Yes
FOLDER NAME CHANGE (WITHOUT USING PC)
Yes
GRAPHIC EQUALIZER
Yes
KEY CONTROL
Yes
MOVE FILE
Yes
NOISE CUT
Yes (Clear Voice)
PROTECT
Yes
TRACK MARK
Yes
Interface
INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS
Microphone/External input jack (minijack, stereo) Headphone jack (minijack, stereo) USB connector (Type-A) High-Speed USB compatible microSD memory card slot
What's In The Box
PC Application Software (Sound Organizer2/Stored in built-in memory), Wind screen, Carrying Case