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Nicole Wright

3 Tips to Prevent Wind Noise From Ruining Your Recordings

3 Tips to Prevent Wind Noise From Ruining Your Recordings

Field research presents a multitude of challenges, and wind noise may be one of the most frustrating. Not only is it out of our control, but excess wind can lead to distorted recordings, making it difficult to salvage the audio data that you are interested in analyzing. 

While you may not be able to take all the wind noise out of the recordings, you can significantly reduce its impact with a few simple tactics: 

Tips for Recording in the Heat

Tips for Recording in the Heat

Since it’s now summer here at Wildlife Acoustics HQ, we’d like to take this time to briefly talk about recording in hot weather.

(If it’s cold where you are right now, you can see our cold weather post here.)

The two most basic considerations in hot weather are batteries and mic windscreens. 

3 New SM4/SM4BAT Features Available Now

3 New SM4/SM4BAT Features Available Now

Here at Wildlife Acoustics, we're always listening. Our Song Meter SM4 and SM4BAT represent hardware and software improvements from over a decade of customer feedback.

While we have gotten very positive responses from the field, we still had a few feature requests that we knew we could add to make them even better.

The best part is that they are free and can be added with a simple firmware update! 

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