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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: 

How Far Can My Microphone “Hear”?

How Far Can My Microphone “Hear”?

Have you ever wondered how far away an animal can be and still be detected by your microphone? This is a question we get very frequently.

The simple answer is that there isn’t a simple answer.

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. 

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