Hello. I am recording vocals on jurneys, outside of home, for several reasons, so I need it to record to portable device. I was using iPod, but it's terrible recorder. I was searching for voice recorders, and there is a problem. I need mono microphone of course, but only cheap ones does have mono microphone. But they are useless, they have very bad quality of sounds, no features etc. Any better recording device have stereo built-in microphone, which is catching sounds all around, and stereo sound doesn't fit for close range vocals, as it is not centered, and even minor move will disturb centeration. Some of the more expensive ones have mono option, but it's not good. It will mix it inside like stereo sounds, and quality for voice is gone... and it is catching all surounds sounds, echoes etc...it simply doesn't match mono point microphone. I am shocked I cannot find any decent device for this purpose, all are stereo, for wide-range scene recordings. Is there any small portable device with mono microphone, with decent quality? I don't want to carry mono microphone with me.