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Song Meter Micro 2

Manufacturer: Wildlife Acoustics
  • Smallest recorder in the Song Meter range
  • Improved battery life of up to 240 hours
  • Configure and receive status updates wirelessly via phone or tablet
  • Fully weatherproof
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About this product

The Song Meter Micro 2 replaces the Song Meter Micro as the smallest recorder in Wildlife Acoustic's range, with an increased battery life and improved lid design. It is a more lightweight and affordable alternative to the Song Meter Mini 2 Acoustic Recorder, lending itself well for multiple recorders to be deployed simultaneously for one project.

This is a simple, yet innovative device for recording birds, frogs and other species that communicate vocally. The Song Meter Micro 2 is weatherproof, robust, and easily mountable using screws, rope, or cables such as the Python Lock. The recorder comes complete with a built-in microphone.

Like its predecessor, the Micro 2's schedule, set-up and status are operated via Bluetooth using an app that can be downloaded for free to your iOS or Android phone/tablet. There is also an option to set the location and time zone of your Song Meter Micro 2 using the GPS from your mobile phone. The app is simple to use and allows you to manage multiple recorders at once. Checking the status of your recorder can also be done using the LEDs on the unit itself. This device is compatible with Kaleidoscope Pro Software to help analyse your recordings.
Power is supplied internally using 4x AA batteries which last up to 240 hours and recordings are stored in 16-bit WAV format on a microSD card. 

The starter bundle includes the detector, 4 x Lithium AA batteries and a 64GB SD card. 

Please Note: Microphones of the SM4 and Song Meter Mini 2 are not compatible with the Song Meter Micro 2. The Micro Configurator App will work with most smartphones or tablets that have Bluetooth 4.0 or later and run either iOS 10 or Android 5.0 or later. The one major exception we've found is Android devices produced by Huawei, which do not use the same Bluetooth implementation as other Android manufacturers.


  • Recording Format: 16-bit WAV
  • Recording Bandwidth: 20Hz - 48,000Hz
  • Recording Channels: One built-in
  • Maximum sample rate: 96,000 Hz
  • Programming Method: iOS or Android app using Bluetooth
  • Quick Start Schedule: Yes
  • Advanced Schedule (different each day): Yes 
  • Adjustable Gain: Yes
  • High Pass Filter: 2-pole at 100 Hz
  • Battery Type: 4 AA batteries (Alkaline,NiMH or Lithium)
  • External Power Connector: No
  • Microphone Cable Extension: No
  • Memory Storage: 1 microSD card
  • Weight: 0.16lb/2oz/73g (0.43lb/5oz/195g with batteries)
  • Dimensions: 101mm x 74mm x 28mm (4.0” x 2.9” x 1.1”)
  • Weatherproof: Yes
  • Integrated Mounting Bracket: Yes (supports many mounting options)
  • Warranty: 1 year

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