EM172 lapel mic, Zoom H4n Pro audio recorder, Audiomoth and mini USB mic (photo: Simon Gillings)


Even when you’ve weighed up the pros and cons outlined on the Equipment page you might find you still want to know what different equipment will sound like. Just how much louder, clearer, closer will that Ortolan Bunting be? Linked below are some examples of recordings made either side-by-side (different equipment recording same bird in parallel), or back-to-back (different equipment recording same bird in serial):


More comparisons will follow. If you’ve got suitable recordings that could be used for comparisons, contact us.