The Sydney police began to supply their patrolmen not only with the standard set of body armor, pistol and handcuffs, but also with a voice recorder. For this purpose, the EDIC-mini Tiny A31 model, manufactured by a Russian company, was chosen. "Telesystems".
On duty, the police constantly have to collect a lot of information about both people and incidents. That's just to fix all this, using only a notebook and a pencil, it is impossible. This is where a voice recorder comes to the rescue. For work, the police require a compact model with a sensitive microphone and a capacious battery. They do not have time to set up and select the most optimal recording modes, so the recorder should be as simple as possible to operate. All these characteristics are met by the A31.
This model has dimensions of 29x15x12 mm, with a weight of 6 grams, for which it was once included in the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest voice recorder in the world. At the same time, the device is capable of recording sound from a distance of up to 9 meters, while the battery capacity is sufficient to provide 25 hours of continuous recording.