Song Meter SM3BAT Comparison Chart

Song Meter SM4BAT Song Meter SM4BAT Song Meter SM3BAT Echo Meter Touch 2 PRO
Song Meter
SM4BAT FS
Song Meter
SM4BAT ZC
Song Meter
SM3BAT
Echo Meter Touch 2 PRO
Type of Monitoring
Unattended and Transects Unattended and Transects Unattended and Transects Transects and Handheld
Kaleidoscope Software Compatible
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recording Channels
Single-Channel Single-Channel Dual-Channel Single-Channel
Recording Technologies
Full-Spectrum Zero-Crossing Full-Spectrum and Zero-Crossing Full-Spectrum
Sample Rates
192kHz
256kHz
384kHz
500kHz
Not applicable 192kHz
256kHz
384kHz (1 channel only)
256kHz
384kHz
Run Time
Alkaline Batteries:
25 to 45 ten-hour nights
Alkaline Batteries:
60 to 70 ten-hour nights
Alkaline Batteries:
1 channel full-spectrum: 18 ten-hour nights
1 channel zero-crossing: 20 ten-hour nights
iPad: Up to 13 hours
iPad Mini: Up to 8 hours
iPhone: Up to 4 hours
Accepts External Power
Yes Yes Yes Not Applicable
Microphone Compatibility
SMM-U1 SMM-U1 SMM-U1 Built-in
Lockable Security Cover
Built-In Built-In Available As Accessory Not Applicable
Storage
2 SDHC/SDXC cards 2 SDHC/SDXC cards 4 SDHC/SDXC cards Limited by capacity of iOS device
Weight
1.4 lbs./.64kg without batteries
2.7 lbs./1.2kg with batteries
1.4 lbs./.64kg without batteries
2.7 lbs./1.2kg with batteries
5.5 lbs./2.5kg without batteries
7.0 lbs./3.2kg with batteries
.7 ozs./20 grams without iOS device
Dimensions
Height: 8.6"/21.8 cm
Width: 5.9"/ 15.0 cm
Depth: 2.8"/7.1 cm
Height: 8.6"/21.8 cm
Width: 5.9"/ 15.0 cm
Depth: 2.8"/7.1 cm
Height: 12.8"/32.4 cm Width: 7.9"/ 20.0 cm Depth: 2.5"/6.5 cm Width: 1.9"/48 mm
Length: 1.4"/35 mm
Depth: .29"-.62"/7.3 mm - 15.8 mm
Enclosure Materials
Molded Polycarbonate Molded Polycarbonate Diecast Aluminum Molded Polycarbonate
Weatherproof
Yes Yes Yes No
Warranty
3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 1 Year
Price (USD)
$999 (includes SMM-U2 mic with 5 meter cable) $649 (includes SMM-U2 mic with 5 meter cable) $1,749 (includes SMM-U2 mic with 5 meter cable) $349 (Echo Meter Touch app with bat auto-ID is free)

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