The Rode NT1-A microphones are excellent, low noise, studio microphones. But, they suffer from two issues due to their large diameter elements if used outdoors. They are sensitive to wind and susceptible to moisture condensation. I will write about solving the moisture issue here. If you are recording outdoors, during high humidity conditions of early [...]
Introducing a brand new album available: Northern Trails, a Virtual Nature Walk. This is our first release of an album using our proprietary recording techniques that simulates an actual trail walk! It is absolutely amazing. So many more birds are heard and it is very relaxing to listen to. Listen to a dynamic and exciting [...]
It will happen sooner or later, your battery in your M-Audio Microtrack 24/96 recorder will go bad. You have a few options. You could buy another one, return it to M-Audio and have them replace the battery for around $150, or you can replace it yourself for under $10. This article will tell you how to replace the battery yourself. If you are careful, are fairly skilled, and can solder, you should be able to replace the battery.
FREE CD OFFER! With the purchase of the following Nature Home Decor items: Singing Bird Clock, Cardinals Doormat, and Goldfinches Doormat, you will receive a 37 minute demo sampler CD of single track excerpts from 14 different Natureguy Studio albums.
Enjoy the relaxing, rhythmic sounds, of toad and frog choruses, heard during the warm Spring months. These recordings have been specially selected for a consistent volume, free of loud calls and man-made noises. These longer tracks feature delightful favorites from East of the Rocky Mountains. The sounds, of American, Fowler’s, Woodhouse’s, Great Plains Narrow-mouthed, and Great Plains Toads, plus Spring Peepers, Mountain Chorus, Green, Bull, Plains Leopard, Blanchard’s Cricket, and Green Tree frogs, were recorded at locations in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas.
I am now stocking one of the most popular products for those who enjoy the outdoors and birds, the Audubon Singing Bird clock. 12 of the most popular North American birds are featured on this 13″ Audubon Singing Bird Clock framed in Green Matte. Each hour is announced by the beautiful song of that particular bird — a different song every hour. A light sensor deactivates the sounds when the room is dark. Officially licensed by the National Audubon Society. We now have these clocks at just about the lowest price you can find anywhere.
Hidden Cove: Northern California Coastal Birds in Chorus. Listen to these relaxing sounds from a hidden cove where Redwood forests meet the Pacific Ocean. This cove is a paradise surrounded by protected forests and wilderness zones. Old growth Redwoods, deciduous trees, clearings with grasses and wildflowers, and a mountain stream attract birds in great numbers. California Quail can be seen and heard frequently, as well as Swainson’s Thrush, Stellar Jays, Red-breasted Sapsucker, hummingbirds, warblers, Ravens, and more. Relax to the sounds of nature at this secluded coastal paradise, with no music added.
Listen to the relaxing, rhythmic sounds of the Pacific Ocean along a remote coastline in Northern California. This album has one long track of surf sounds – perfect for relaxing and falling asleep. Hear each wave break on the shore, and recede back along the sandy beach with a bubbling fizz. No music or narration is added, nor are there any other distracting sounds heard.
Do high performance mufflers make horsepower gains or are they marketing pipe dreams? They advertise that their mufflers increase performance quite dramatically from a stock muffler, but never seem to have dyno tests to provide proof. They often only quote muffler flow rates in comparison to a “stock” muffler. The question should then become how much flow is required and how much does more than good enough make? Finally, Horsepower TV on Spike TV (episode HP2010-07) did a dyno comparison test of some Cherry Bomb mufflers for sound levels and horsepower.