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Re: Re: Intro and question

Subject: Re: Re: Intro and question
From: Harold Stiver <>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 21:08:54 -0400
Thank you for your reply.

I see I should have mentioned that I'm familiar with the ethical
considerations concerning playback but I'm sure they bear  repeating.


On 5/31/05, oryoki2000 <> wrote:
> Harold Stiver wrote:
> > I am considering buying a Sony MZ-RH910...
> > I would like to have the capability to record 
> > and playback in the field.
> The use of playback to stimulate and/or attract wild creatures is
> controversial.  This practice is illegal in many parks.  It's
> particularly disruptive in a locale where an unusual species is
> present, attracting many observers armed with recorders.  For
> scientific purposes, any recording made in response to playback should
> be clearly labeled as such so it's not mistaken for a natural sound. 
> For these and other reasons, many nature recordists "just say no" to
> using playback in the field.
> The MZ-RH910 is a fine recorder, available at a low price. If having a
> date and time stamp added automatically to your recordings is
> important, then you might consider buying the MZ-RH10 for a few
> dollars more. Neither has a built-in speaker, just a jack for a set of
> headphones.
> There's a lot of good information about minidisc recorder models at 
> --oryoki
> "Microphones are not ears,
> Loudspeakers are not birds,
> A listening room is not nature."
> Klas Strandberg 
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Harold Stiver
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