For those who are into recording stereo quality sound and by this we mean literally recording hours and hours of sound every day, the doorway has opened since the best selling Zoom H2 Handy portable stereo recorder, which had the official list price of over three hundred bucks, is now available at over 50% discount price at Amazon.com (starting from Black Friday). This is a discount of over $150 which might not last for long, see details before the deal ends.
The Zoom H2 Handy portable stereo recorder has a total of 4 mic capsules to make sure you gather and record sounds from all possible directions. This little portable recorder enables the user to record 360 sound in 2ch as well as 4ch data at the same time. The built-in USB port allows easy transfer for recordings on to a computer or laptop. It comes with 512MB SD card and supports up to 16GB cards.
Although the Zoom H2 recorder is no way near the quality and capacity of Zoom H4n recorder but for the price it automatically pays for itself. If you are also interested in recording HD video along with sound then you might also want to have a look at the Zoom Q3HD HD recorder which currently is nowhere to be seen.