I like all kinds of silly metal banging sounds and such, so I figured I’m going to need a way to record those in their natural habitat. Are the digital recorders around 100€ price suitable for that, or are they too low quality or missing some key features? Some examples:
A bit higher price, but interesting: http://www.thomann.de/gb/zoom_h2n.htm
These don’t seem to be particularly rugged, though, that could be a problem? I don’t expect to use one in pouring rain or anything, but it can get cold around here during winter and some moisture can also be expected.