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Re: planing for the orenoque delta

Subject: Re: planing for the orenoque delta
From: "Bernie Krause" bigchirp1
Date: Wed Sep 19, 2007 7:22 am ((PDT))
Yup. You don't want crocs or caymans (no alligators, there) to get  
hold of your mics. The mics don't provide
sustenance for the crocs and you won't get much sound after they're  

Bernie Krause

On Sep 19, 2007, at 1:08 AM, frankmhinrichs wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I am preparing for a trip leading me amongst others to the Orenoque  
> delta in Venezuela.
> Could anybody tell me what I should look for in particular (some  
> googie to come home
> with)?.
> I will be recording ambience in general (1 Sanken CUW-180 + 1  
> Neumann 81i) and try to
> make some decent underwater recordings using a DPA 8811, on a  
> Zaxcom Deva 5.
> Are there any precautions to take regarding humidity considering I  
> will be there beginning
> december?
> Are there dangers for the equipment (i.e. hydrophone vs. aligator)?
> Has anyone experienced advice for me?
> Thanks in advance
> Frank Hinrichs
> ToneDeafBunker Brussels, Belgium

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