Wildlife Acoustics Blog

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. 

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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