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Samples of Recording

Here are the two samples of recordings made with
The Marantz PMD 660 Oade Modified


The Marantz PMD 660 out of the box (not Oade modified)


The sounds recorded were emitted by a Aiwa AFB-7 self amplified speaker in a semi-anechoic chamber. Recordings were made synchronously with two microphones Sennheiser MKH 416 – P 48 U 3.

The species sounds are:

An orthopteran (hint recorded in the Island of El Hierro, Canary Islands)

An anuran (hint: recorded in the island of Bali, Indonesia)

A mammal (recorded in captivity)

A bird (hint, a waterbird).