USFWS announces Indiana Bat Guidance

Are you uncertain about which hardware and software you’ll need for the 2018 Summer Survey? We have answers for you.

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SM4 Configurator

The SM4 Configurator software lets you modify recorder settings, create and edit recording schedules as well as estimate battery life and memory capacity for deployments. Available for Windows, OSX and Linux.

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Which Bat Detector/Recorder/Analyzer is best for your research?

Song Meter SM4BAT Song Meter SM4BAT Echo Meter Touch 2 PRO
Song Meter
SM4BAT FS
Song Meter
SM4BAT ZC
Echo Meter Touch 2 PRO
Type of Monitoring
Unattended and Transects Unattended and Transects Transects and Handheld
Kaleidoscope Software Compatible
Yes Yes Yes
Recording Channels
Single-Channel Single-Channel Single-Channel
Recording Technologies
Full-Spectrum Zero-Crossing Full-Spectrum
Sample Rates
192kHz
256kHz
384kHz
500kHz
Not applicable 256kHz
384kHz
Run Time
Alkaline Batteries:
25 to 45 ten-hour nights
Alkaline Batteries:
60 to 70 ten-hour nights
iPad: Up to 13 hours
iPad Mini: Up to 8 hours
iPhone: Up to 4 hours
Accepts External Power
Yes Yes Not Applicable
Microphone Compatibility
SMM-U1 SMM-U1 Built-in
Lockable Security Cover
Built-In Built-In Not Applicable
Storage
2 SDHC/SDXC cards 2 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
.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
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 Molded Polycarbonate
Weatherproof
Yes Yes No
Warranty
3 Years 3 Years 1 Year
Price (USD)
$1,099 (includes SMM-U2 mic with 5 meter cable) $649 (includes SMM-U2 mic with 5 meter cable) $349 (Echo Meter Touch app with bat auto-ID is free)

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