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Re: newbie question on recording in wet enviornment, positioning

Subject: Re: newbie question on recording in wet enviornment, positioning
From: "Dan Dugan" dandugan_1999
Date: Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:16 pm ((PDT))
> I finally parted with some money and purchased a Tascam DR 100.  Tomorrow=
 night I am going to position it in a secluded valley to record a night of =
wilderness sounds, mostly insects.
> 1.  What would be the best height or does it matter?

According to Walt, the higher the better.

> 2.  How do I protect the recorder from dew or rain?

A furry windscreen will protect the mics. If it's going to rain I'd put the=
 recorder in a plastic bag with the mic end sticking out.

> My plans are to put it in the crook of a tree, as horizontal as possible.=

Sounds good, if there are no squirrels running up and down. Let us know how=
 you do.


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