Pettersson M500 USB Ultrasound Microphone

£391.00 Ex. VAT
In stock

Pettersson's M500 USB Ultrasound Microphone is a small handheld microphone which works in conjugation with a PC, Laptop, Or a Tablet. The M500 uses the same well known and respected microphone used in the D500X. The M500 is housed in a small, durable case, which protects it from the bumps and scratches of surveying. The M500 can be used as a directional and omnidirectional mic (with or without the directional horn), giving greater flexibility. The M500 incorperates low-noise technology, high sampling frequency and efficient anti-aliasing filter to provide optimum quality recordings.

The M500 comes with an easy-to-use Windows recording program that saves the recordings in a 16 bit WAV files.

Real-time display of the waveform and the spectrometer as well as real-time monitoring of the bat calls.

The program offers various triggering modes:

Manual and automatic

With or without pretrigger

level triggered or frequency triggered operation.

*Tablet not included*

Sampling frequency: 500 kHz ADC resolution: 16 bits Interface: USB 2.0, high speed Anti-aliasing filter: 8th order, 190 kHz Real-time monitoring: Through the PC sound card (down-sampling) Size: 42 x 114 x 23 mm (incl microphone horn) Weight: 75 g Power: USB bus powered Operating system: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

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