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Song Meter SM3M Submersible Specifications

Song Meter SM3M Submersible from Wildlife Acoustics

Working Depth:

  • 150 meters

Recording Format:

  • 32-bit .wav with 24-bits of dynamic range on each channel for acoustic frequencies. 16-bit .wav with 16-bits of dynamic range on each channel for ultrasonic frequencies.

Recording Bandwidth:

  • 2Hz to 192kHz

Power Longevity:

Assumes continuous recording with batteries fully populated.
Half duty cycle doubles duration.

  • 2kHz-48kHz:
    80 days continuously with alkaline batteries
  • 96kHz-192kHz:
    65 days continuously with alkaline batteries

Storage Longevity based on Recording Bandwidth:

Assumes continuous recording with 2 TB of memory using WAC compression. Half duty cycle doubles duration.

  • 8kHz: 1236 days
  • 24kHz: 412 days
  • 48kHz: 206 days
  • 96kHz: 103 days
  • 192kHz: 51 days

Storage:

  • Accepts up to 4 SDHC or SDXC cards (class 4 or higher) for storage capacity up to 2 terabytes

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 6.6"/16.8 cm
  • Length: 35.8 +/-.03"/90.9 +/-.8 cm (includes eyebolt and hydrophone cage)

Weight:

  • Without batteries: 9.5 kg in air with 5.5 kg of buoyancy.
  • With batteries: 13.5 kg in air with 1.5 kg of buoyancy in water.

Wildlife Acoustics is proud to support wildlife conservation efforts

Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation Orginization for Bat Conservation Bat Conservation International Bat Conservation Trust Wildlife Habitat Counsil