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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 Bat Conservation International Bat Conservation Trust Wildlife Habitat Counsil