These are some of the detector models we have tested, experimented with, and many times have compared with each other. We have tried to extract the best possible results from them over the past few years, and demonstrated at our workshops. We will be compiling reports as time allows.
Binary Acoustic Technologies AR125/180
Binary Acoustic Technologies AR125/180EXT
Binary Acoustic Technologies IFR-IV
Pettersson D500x (current version)
Wildlife Acoustics EM3 (EM3+)
Wildlife Acoustics Echometer Touch
Wildlife Acoustics SM3
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Bat Detector Reviews
Impartial reviews of bat detector hardware. How they work, what issues we found, and what they seem best for. Written by real users doing real bat fieldwork over the course of seasons. These are not rushed "first impression out of the box" type reviews.
Visit our main review page with links to side by side microphone comparisons, bat detector software, and our ethics statement.
containing important information on upcoming workshops, SonoBat updates, new bat detector products, and firmware updates. We will also provide tips and tricks for installing bat houses, getting bats out of houses, and other professional survey techniques.