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Re: All the same except direction.

Subject: Re: All the same except direction.
From: "Wil Hershberger" wil_hershber=
Date: Sun Jun 3, 2012 10:30 am ((PDT))

There also appears to be a significant increase in the insect sounds in the=
 second cut. There are a lot more flying insects, bees by the sounds I can =
hear. However, there does appear to be a difference in the recording gain t=
hat was set for the two recordings.
In my experience facing the parabola into the wind is quieter than having t=
he wind at the back of the parabola. My thoughts are that the wind coming a=
round the parabola creates turbulence that affect the mics when facing away=
 from the wind. Facing the wind the air becomes "compacted" into the dish a=
nd reduces turbulence within the dish and therefore around the mics. Just a=

Wil Hershberger
Nature Images and Sounds, LLC
Hedgesville, WV
The Songs of Insects
My Blog

On Jun 3, 2012, at 12:37 PM, freitojos wrote:

> Hello,
> These two files with same microphones, same day, same place and almost th=
e same hour only one change of direction 180=BA of the parabola,in the trip=
od. Why are they so different, is it the wind? In the noisier, the second o=
ne the microphones faced the wind in the first they where protected by the =
parabola? Why the second is much more noisier only with a change of directi=
on? There was 1.5/2km/h wind.
> Regards,
> Jos=E9

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