Nightingales Duet song in a marshy environment

Reading Time: < 1 minute 4. TETA – DIY Stereo Microphone – AOM 5024L capsules Here a tested AOM 5024L microphone capsule. This capsule is comparable in size and sound performance to the most known and widespread Primo EM 172 (now EM 272). The AOL is more sensitive than the…

Summer night with Orthoptera

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday’s night summer, before the thunderstorms expected for the next day (now regularly arrived!). The microphone used is a Do It Yourself “TETA Microphone”.Listening must be performed strictly on headphones, otherwise the whole description that follows loses its value.Excluding a couple of green frog…

Camouflage Parabolic Disc

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Stereo OR MONO microphone in Parabola?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Which type of microphone inside the parabolic dish: Stereo, Mono, or Twin Mono? As already stated by Wahlström (Sten Wahlström, Swedish Radio, Karlstad, Sweden, JAES Volume 33 Issue 6 pp. 418-429; June 1985), acquire a stereo effect using a parabolic microphone system is possible,…

Hippolais icterina

Reading Time: < 1 minute 11 May 2019 – recorded with double PZM microphone with 2+2 EM 172 capsules Primo microphone in parabolic dish 53 cm, Roland R05 recorder; slight wind in the leaves of a oak where the subject was singing up in the canopy. In this season…

Analog Tape Recording Vs. Digital Recording

Reading Time: < 1 minute This recording clearly highlights the problem of the background noise caused by the magnetic tape hiss, completely solved with the advent of digital recording. From 2’07” begins the digital stereo recording performed using an Olympus LS5 and Parabola HiSound stereo with a disc of…

Lessinia Soundscape

Reading Time: < 1 minute This entry has been awarded runner up in the Habitat class of the 2012 WSRS Wildlife Sound Recording Society sound competition.This is a file that I recorded on May 28, 2012 in Italy, in the mountains near Verona, Lessinia, at 1400 meters above sea…

TETA Microphone

Reading Time: 2 minutes Test with a song of Blackcap, for a new stereo microphone system called “TETA”, that allows reception of the stereophonic image to cover fully 360-degree soundscape, a degree that can be varied by rotating the microphone heads to obtain a classic ORTF front stereo…

Bombina variegata

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yellow-bellied toad Full moon, midnight, slightly windy weather in Monte Baldo, Valfredda, Verona, Italy, 11 July 2014.At 1300 meters of altitude, in a small pond, I recorded a chorus of Yellow-bellied toad and European tree frog while an uncommon bat, a Tadarida teniotis, flying…

Otus scops – Chorus at dawn

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