Microphone Sound Samples

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A large marsh, the Savannah NWR. HHb Portadisc, Telinga Pro V with DAT Stereo mic element. Wind 8-10 mph. Field recorded is about 300 yards deep, with the calls coming from 50 to 300 yards, most about 200 yards.

SavannahNWR.mp3


Southern Chorus Frog: Recorder: HHb Portadisc, A small group along a flooded ditch which extends away from road shoulder where recording was made. Most man made noise is from behind me. Mid-Side recordings were made with gain knob the same setting for both mics. Decoded using MDA Image VST plugin. All samples low cut filtered in software.

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-40/MKH-30 ---Photos

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-60/MKH-30 ---Photos

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-80/MKH-80 ---Photos

Modified SASS with Sennheiser MKH-110's --- Photos

Modified SASS with Sennheiser MKH-20's --- Photos

Telinga Pro V with DAT Stereo Mic Element


Brimley's Chorus Frog: Recorder HHb Portadisc, A near dry pond of about a acre in size, Recorded from the high dike all around it. Calling frogs over a angle of about 90 degrees. Mid-Side recordings were made with gain knob the same setting for both mics. Decoded using MDA Image VST plugin. All samples low cut filtered in software.

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-60/MKH-30 ---Photos

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-80/MKH-80 ---Photos

Modified SASS with Sennheiser MKH-110's --- Photos

Modified SASS with Sennheiser MKH-20's --- Photos

Telinga Pro V with DAT Stereo Mic Element


Eastern Spadefoot Toad: Recorder HHb Portadisc, a group spread along a road for 100' more or less. In the ditch and adjacent woods within 20' of road. Recorded from road shoulder, except Telinga which was recorded from across the road. Mid-Side recordings were made with gain set to be the same meter readings for both mics. Decoded using MDA Image VST plugin. All samples low cut filtered in software.

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-40/MKH-30 ---Photos

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-60/MKH-30 ---Photos

Mid-Side Stereo - Sennheiser MKH-80/MKH-80 ---Photos

Modified SASS with Sennheiser MKH-110's --- Photos

Modified SASS with Sennheiser MKH-20's --- Photos

Telinga Pro V with DAT Stereo Mic Element


SASS/MKH-20 recording of River Frogs. Two heights of microphone support. Frogs are about 30' in front of mic, mic angled downward from tall position toward frogs.

SASS/MKH-20 on 17' high tripod (2.1 megs) - Photo

SASS/MKH-20 on 4' high tripod (1.1 megs)


SASS/MKH-20 and SASS/AT3032 samples.

Home recording at sunrise:

SASS/AT3032 on 17' high tripod

SASS/MKH-20 on 17' high tripod

Recording at Whitetail Pond Charlie Elliott Wildlife preserve, at midnight:

SASS/AT3032 on 17' high tripod

SASS/MKH-20 on 17' high tripod


June 10, 2006 - wwknapp@mindspring.com