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Song Meter SM2BAT+


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Sold by BIOWEB just in America, excluding US and Canada.
To use into US and Canada, please contact Wildlife Acoustics directly.

The most flexible bat bioacoustics monitoring system available.

The song meter SM2BAT+ revolutionizes unattended automatic bat activity recording. Based on ten years of continuous research and refinement, the SM2BAT+ is a critical tool for bat biologists and researchers. The SM2BAT+ is also one of the only commercially available recorders that features a configurable amplifier that allows you to simultaneously record any combination of bats, birds, frogs and marine life.

- Capture high quality recordings with the SM3-Microphone-To-SM2 Adaptor. Use the new SM3-U1 microphone (featuring the Knowles FG microphone element) with your SM2BAT+ and SM2 cables. The SM3-U1 is weatherproof, immune to electromagnetic interference, produces a flatter frequency response than the SMX-US and SMX-UT microphones and has a higher signal-to-noise ratio. That means you will detect and record more bats.
- Turn the SMX-UX and SMX-UT omnidirectional micirophones into highly directional microphones while preserving call quality and minimizing the impact on the microphones' frequency response. The SMX-Horn is easy to install onto either the SMX-US or SMX-UT microphones and remains weatherproof when placed at angles of 45 degrees or less. Record native zero crossing files that can be opened in zero-crossing software–no conversion required.
- Effortlessly program simple or complex recording schedules relative to local sunrise and sunset on your computer or directly on the SM2BAT+.
- Improve storage capacity and extend deployments with SM2BAT+ adaptive triggering and compression.
- Detect bat calls in all directions with the omnidirectional microphone.
- Use any industry-standard bat analysis software.
- Apply automatic noise scrubbing using Wildlife Acoustics' Kaleidoscope software.
- Access your SM2BAT+ remotely with the optional Song Stream Remote Access Module.

The SM2BAT+ does not include a microphone. You can select cabled ultrasonic and acoustic mics, ultrasonic and acoustic hydrophones. Directional microphone horns and system calibrator are available. SD cards, rechargable batteries and power adaptors may be purchased as well. Please look included items within the kits or other required items to add them.

  • Audio Specifications
    - Recording Technology: 16-bit full-spectrum on two channels or zero-crossing on left channel
    - Sampling Rate: 4, 8, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48kHz, 96kHz, 192kHz, and 384kHz (single channel)
    - Bias power: 2.5V 2.2K ohm, switch enabled per channel
    - High-pass filter: 2-pole butterworth, switch selectable per channel at 2, 180 or 1,000Hz
    - Pre-amplifier: 2-stage, switch selectable per channel, at +0, +12, +24, +36, +48, or +60dB gain. For sample rates less than or equal to 96kHz, third-stage is digitally-configurable +0 to +12dB in 1.5dB steps
    - Noise: -115dBV equivalent input noise (-105dBV for 192kHz and 384kHz sample rates)
    - ADC: 1V rms full-scale 16-bit, 90dB SNR
    - Filtering and triggering: Configurable digital high-pass and low-pass filters at sample rate divided by 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48 and 96. Adaptable trigger with configurable threshold above background 1-88dB, absolute trigger with configurable threshold -1 to -88dB full scale, inactivity time for trigger off 0.1 to 9.9 seconds

    Power
    - Two AA batteries for internal clock lasts up to two years
    - Four D-size alkaline or NiMH batteries enable up to 230 hours of recording for main power
    - Accepts 6 to 12 volt DC from external power sources like solar panels through the SM2 Power Adaptor (sold separately)

    Storage
    - 4 SDHC/SDXC flash card slots (Class 4 or greater)
    - Up to 128GB total capacity with four 32GB SDHC cards or 512GB total capacity with four 128GB SDXC cards
    - 512GB supports storage up to 9 months

    Physical Specifications
    - Dimensions: 8.0" x 8.0" x 2.5"
    - Weight: 1.5 pounds without batteries
    - Enclosure: NEMA Type 1,4,4X and 6 (weatherproof,vented)
    - Operating Temp.: -4ºF to +185ºF or -20ºC to +85ºC

    Sensors
    - Channels: 2
    - Internal temperature sensor accurate to within ±2 ºC at 0 ºC
  • SM2BAT+
    - Song Meter (1)

    SM2BAT+ Basic Kit
    - Song Meter (1)
    - SMX-U1 External Ultrasonic Microphone for SM2BAT (1)
    - SMX-II Weatherproof Acoustic Microphone for SM2 (1)
    - SM2 Microphone Cable (3 meters) (2)
    - 9,500mAh D IMEDION Rechargeable Batteries (4)
    - 16GB SDHC Class 4 Flash Card (4)
    - Kaleidoscope Viewer

    SM2BAT+ Complete Kit
    - Song Meter (1)
    - SMX-U1 External Ultrasonic Microphone for SM2BAT (1)
    - SMX-NFC Acoustic Night Flight Call Microphone (10 meters) (1)
    - SM2 Microphone Cable (10 meters) (1)
    - SM2 Power Adapter for 6/12VDC (Requires solar panel or battery sold separately) (1)
    - 9,500mAh D IMEDION Rechargeable Batteries (4)
    - 32GB SDHC Class 4 Flash Card (4)
    - Kaleidoscope Pro Software
  • If you buy a kit, please make sure which items you need
    - Song Meter SM2BAT+ Microphone Options
    - Song Meter Microphone Cable Options
    - Song Meter SM2BAT+ Power Options
    - Song Meter SM2BAT+ Storage Options
    - Song Meter SM2BAT+ Analysis Software
  • - Song Meter SM2BAT+ Accessories

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