Sony is expanding its line of portable professional audio recorders with the new PCM-M10, a palm-sized compact unit. The recorder joins Sony’s PCM-D1 and PCM-D50 models to form a comprehensive family of flexible and rugged portable field recorders for every professional sound application, including live sound, house of worship, theatrical, music recording and broadcast journalism. The new recorder is designed to be the perfect portable tool for composing music, or for recording interviews, live performances, presentations, or practice sessions. It can even be used as a personal music player. The new recorder is 96 kHz/24-bit capable with electret condenser stereo microphones, four GB of internal flash memory and a microSD/Memory Stick Micro Slot. The PCM-M10 portable recorder has a suggested list price of $399.