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How to buy rechargeable batteries

How to buy rechargeable batteries

Rechargeable batteries are a great solution to power your Wildlife Acoustics recorders as they save a great deal of waste. However, if you get the wrong ones they will not work well. Most rechargeable batteries are designed for toys or other equipment where longevity is not critical. Also, many lower-end batteries will have a high self-discharge rate which means they lose power quickly, even when they are just sitting on the shelf.

Recording in the Cold

Recording in the Cold

It is a very cold day in January as I write this. The temperature has dropped below zero (Fahrenheit) and there is snow on the ground.

5 Reasons to Download a free Song Meter Configurator

5 Reasons to Download a free Song Meter Configurator

One of the most compelling reasons to buy a dedicated bioacoustics recorder is to be able to schedule recordings tailored to your research needs. But if configuring it makes your life harder, the purpose of owning one is defeated. Enter the “configurator”, our free tool to make scheduling your Song Meter quick and easy.

Don't make this common mistake with your SM2!

Don't make this common mistake with your SM2!

You’ve been recording for months. You go back out in the field, anxious to retrieve the data you’ve collected. You check the SD card. There’s not nearly as much data as you should have. The recording schedule that you programmed indicates that you should have been recording, and the SM2 itself is still functioning, but recording was only triggered a handful of times.