A pocket-sized device that holds dozens of hours of recordings costs about as much as a few weeksa#39; worth of lattes. Unlike the limited microcassette and MiniDisc recorders of yesteryear, todaya#39;s array of digital recorders can match a wide range of budgets and work styles. aquot;I use one ... The SanDisk Sansa c200 line, for instance, runs between $80 and $100 with slots for MicroSD cards. Sonya#39;s ... Her rule of thumb: 1GB equals roughly 250 songs, while 2GB is equivalent to 500 songs.