Yamaha Pocktrak 2G review and photos

Donald Bell offers his review of the high-end, yet small Yamaha Pocketrak 2G portable digital audio recorder.

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Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.
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Photo of Yamaha Pocketrak 2G audio recorder.
Need a sneaky way to record high-quality audio? The Yamaha Pocketrak 2G is the gadget for you. Click to see our Crave photo gallery. CNET Networks/Corinne Schulze

We've seen a fair share of high-end portable audio recorders pass through our door, but the Yamaha Pocketrak 2G is far and away the smallest we've ever seen.

Unfortunately, the Pocketrak 2G's shrunken size is reflected in its modest list of features and limited recording capacity. Still, this tiny thing is a dream come true for concert bootleggers and undercover agents.

Curious? Check out our full review of the Yamaha Pocketrak 2G along with our Crave photo gallery.