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Wildlife Acoustics Song Meter Mini

The new Wildlife Acoustics Song Meter Mini gives researchers a simple, yet innovative tool for recording birds, frogs and other vocal wildlife.

Building on more than 10 years of experience with the Song Meter professional line of recorders, the Song Meter Mini delivers the best features at a breakthrough price.

  • Lightweight, compact and weatherproof for any environment
  • Comparable recording quality to the industry standard Song Meter SM4
  • Change settings and schedule wirelessly via Bluetooth on your mobile device
  • Automatically sends recorder status to the app via Bluetooth
  • Uses your mobile device to set date, time, time zone and location
  • Optional second microphone for stereo recordings
  • Record up to 135 hours scheduled over months with 4 AA batteries or up to 500 hours with lithium-ion batteries
  • Compatible with Kaleidoscope Pro software to help find species of interest

Lightweight 0.64 lb/290 g including batteries


Compact 4.9" x 6.6" x 1.4" (123 mm x 168 mm x 36 mm)

Premium Mic

Premium Mic Top recording quality, comparable to the SM4

Long Battery Life

Long Battery Life Up to 135 hours w/ 4 AAs (500 hours w/ lithium-ion)


Affordable $499 including built-in microphone*

*Price in USD. Doesn’t include shipping, duties and fees which may vary by geography