Can I run the same schedules on the Song Meter Mini as I do on my SM3 or SM4 series recorders?

The Mini uses the same schedule block system as the SM4's default daily scheduling mode. This allows you to very easily set up complex schedules that repeat on a daily basis. Recording segments can be timed with reference to a specific time on the clock or based on an offset from local sunrise or sunset. Unlike the SM3's programming system and the SM4's Advanced scheduling mode, the Mini cannot be programmed to run different schedules on different days. This may be added in the future.

If you are using a Mini Bat with both the built-in ultrasonic microphone and an optional acoustic microphone, individual schedule blocks can be set up to record either ultrasound or acoustic frequency sounds at different times of the day. For example, you could program a single Mini Bat to record birds during the dawn chorus, plus several short recording periods during daylight, then automatically switch to triggered ultrasonic recording for bats after sunset. It is not possible to record from both the ultrasonic and acoustic mics simultaneously.

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