Anabat Walkabout Bat Detector

£1,363.64 Ex. VAT
In stock

A full-spectrum and zero-crossing bat detector with a 5" touchscreen for real-time sonogram monitoring.


If you want to undertake transect and emergence surveys, you may want to consider the aptly named Anabat Walkabout. The Anabat Walkabout has been designed with convenience in mind, making data collection easier to do. Whilst you are in the field, a full-colour 5" LDC touchscreen allows you to view the Full Spectrum and/or Zero-Crossing calls in real-time, so that you can monitor and review calls.

Key Features:

  • Use a familiar Android operating system, built-in WiFi, and GPS
  • Output in .WAV and Anabat Sequence Files
  • Monitor and review sonograms in real-time
  • Achieve peripheral noise reduction with omnidirectional mic & clip-on directional cone 
  • Store and playback recordings with ease
  • Use metadata linking to add species labels, voice recordings, maps, and more
  • Tag your calls and log your path with built-in GPS and mapping system
  • Save your maps for offline viewing

Technical Specifications

External Dimensions (incl. directional cone; mm): 180 x 100 x 28
Weight (g; without batteries): 415
Housing: Strong polycarbonate housing (1m drop tested), with hand strap and lanyard
Display: 5” Colour LCD touchscreen
Sensors: Lux meter, temperature and humidity
Operating System: Android
Memory: SD card (max 512GB)

Power Requirements: Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery (7000mAh)
Charging: Micro USB wall charger (5V 2A) with international adapters
Battery Life: Approx. 8 to 12 hours

Microphone, frequency, and sampling
Microphone: Knowles FG omnidirectional and external microphone support
Frequency range (kHz): 5 - 200
Sample rate: 500ksps 16bit

Audio aspects
Audio modes Heterodyne, time expansion, frequency division, comb filter or pitch shift (different audio modes available for left and right headphone channels)
Audio output: Built-in speaker and 3.5mm headphone jack (earphones included)

WiFi and GPS
WiFi: Built-in
GPS: Built-in
Mapping features: import and export of KML and GPX track files. Downloadable maps provided by Open Street Maps and USGS Maps

File output (Full Spectrum): .WAV
File output (Zero Crossing): Anabat Sequence Files
Metadata: All metadata stored in GUANO format
Software: Free to download Anabat Insight call analysis software

Free Anabat Insight Software for Anabat User - Download HERE

Comes with: Wall charger, USB cable, earphones, hand-strap, lanyard, directional cone attachment, microfibre cloth. Batteries and SD card not included.

Warranty: Detector 2 years, Microphones 1 year


Designed to fit comfortably in the hand, the Walkabout weighs just 400g. It comes with a lanyard and an elasticated hand strap, plus its bright yellow, so the chances of losing it in the field are slim!

There are lots of features to play with - if you like your detector to be set up just so, then this is the one for you. Should you wish, you can view Full spectrum and Zero Crossing outputs, an Oscilloscope and a map all at the same time on the same screen. There are lots of options for audio output also, incuding Heterodyne and Time Expansion. At time of writing (winter 2015) the software and auto ID are still to be finalised, but the manufacturers are working on a bespoke programme, Analook Insight.


  • USB cable
  • international charger
  • 16GB SD Card
  • headphones
  • screen cleaning cloth
  • directional cone attachment

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