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AudioMoth

AudioMoth
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Progress

200% Funded
200% Funded
58 Backers
Ended 2 Months Ago

$49.99
+ shipping

400 reserved of 200 minimum
Limited quantity of 400 available!

Product Details

Name
AudioMoth
Brand/Manufacturer
CircuitHub
Mfr. Part #
1.0.0
Product Description

AudioMoth is a low-cost, full-spectrum acoustic logger, based on the Silicon Labs Gecko processor range. Just like its namesake, AudioMoth can listen for sound from audible frequencies, well into ultrasonic frequencies. It is capable of recording uncompressed audio to micro SD card at up to 192,000 samples per second.

  • EFM32 Gecko processor
  • Capable of recording at sample rates up to 192kHz
  • Experimental modes available at 250kHz and beyond
  • Records uncompressed WAV files to SD card
  • Powered by 3 x AA batteries
  • Analog MEMS microphone
  • Analog pre-amplifier with adjustable gain
  • Measures just 58 x 48 x 15 mm
  • Configurable USB interface
  • Onboard real-time clock keeps track of time in UTC

AudioMoth is an output from a research project at the University of Southampton and the University of Oxford to develop low-cost acoustic sensors for environmental and biodiversity monitoring. The hardware design, and all associated software, is open-source and freely available. Note that AudioMoth is a prototype research tool, and is not a commercial product. As such, it comes with no warranty or guarantee that it is fit for purpose.

For more information about the AudioMoth 1.0.0 and device support, please visit the Open Acoustic Devices website.

Notes

Why GroupGet?

This Group Buy was created by Alasdair Davies of the Arribada Initiative in response to requests from a large number of individuals all wishing to individually acquire an AudioMoth device. The individual price of devices from CircuitHub varies with their current component stock levels and the number of devices ordered. We have chosen a fixed price to cover this variation in cost and to support users. This cost does not include taxes and duties. This margin will be used to purchase additional AudioMoth devices to be held in a common spares pool and to provide trial devices to interested parties. The Arribada Initiative actively supports both the conservation community and the developers of conservation technology, and is exploring how open tools can help the developers of conservation technologies to distribute, support and maintain the devices they design into the future.

Purchase Information

Unit Deliverable
An AudioMoth device (batteries, SD card, USB cable and case not included)
Unit Price
$49.99
Campaign Part #
GG-P-346
Availability
Not available / campaign funded, end date: Sun, 01 Oct 2017 04:11:00 -0700
Factory Lead Time

We expect to receive the completed order from CircuitHub around 21 working days after the campaign ends and will promptly ship as soon as we get them.


Options and Add-Ons

SanDisk Extreme® microSDHC™ UHS-I w/adapter- 32GB

$22.00

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USB A to Micro B Charge & Sync Cable

$2.25

300.0 mm (0.98') Micro USB Cable, black

How it works

This is a group buy campaign that needs to acquire at least the stated minimum amount of pledges from backers like you before the Unit Deliverable and any Add-Ons ship. We do not charge anyone until the Progress above hits 100% or greater, otherwise there is no charge. All campaign products are vetted as existing and functional so your order will be fulfilled within the Factory Lead Time if the campaign succeeds. Please see our FAQ page for more details on our billing process.

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    GroupGets

    Stay tuned - we will be adding some critical accessories that can be added like the recommended SD card and batteries.

    Post last edited: 3 months ago

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    arribada_i

    We had a question regarding shipping rates and multiple devices if shipped to the UK. The following table is up to date as of 08/09/2017

    1 device - $46.58 (£35)
    5 devices - $48.58 (£36)
    10 devices - $55.11 (£41)

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    richard.young.001@...

    For those not in a tearing hurry, perhaps a bulk ship to UK (or Europe) and then sent on might be possible? These shipping rates are rather high for less than 10 devices.

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    jul

    Anybody interested near Marseille (France)? I want only one device but shipping is too expensive.

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    GroupGets

    Everybody stay tuned, we are working on a forwarding solution w/ the UK-based campaign organizers and the details should be live in a couple days. Basically we will ship to North/South American orders and users can have the option to have the organizers forward their orders at a cheaper rate than we can provide but it will take longer b/c we must first ship to them.

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    GroupGets

    For certain overseas markets (UK and EU primarily) and quantities we have found a cheaper shipping solution with the help of the campaign creators. If you already backed units and it applies to you, your rate has already been adjusted. If you are a new backer, you will see the cheapest available rate at checkout.

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    Justin Halls

    Great going guys - looking forward to being able to deloy these in the next batting season

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    James Kemp

    Got my 4. Will there be another batch available? I'd like to get several more for next years field season

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    FelixW

    The campaign is listed as running for 3 more days, yet my order is not editable anymore. I'd like to change to shipping address :(

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    lpofredc

    Is that groupgets full and closed (over 400 already ordered) or is there a way to order more audiomoth. We (a french informal group) wanted to order 23 units.

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    GroupGets

    Felix, please make a support ticket at the Help tab above and we'll get it sorted out.

    lpofredc, we are in fact maxed out but a second round is imminent. If units from this round free up we will let you know.

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    batnovice@...

    Just went to order 2 and get "Only a limited quantity of 0 can still be reserved." I sort of assumed 200 was the minimum (global) order but it looks like 400 is the maximum order - is that true?

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    GroupGets

    True, there is a max of 400 due to supply chain constraints on some of the parts. There is another round planned after this one though.

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    GroupGets

    For now we are sticking to the advertised lead time of 21 working days after campaign closure. Add a few days to that for transit.

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    GroupGets

    What do you mean? There is the recommended memory card and a micro-usb cable as an accessory for this campaign. We have a link to the recommended battery in the description (we didn't add that as an accessory due to the complication of shipping batteries).

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    greghall@...

    Is AudioMoth tested with the larger 64, 128Gb cards?
    Does it actually need the 90Mb/sec write speed cards, what is the actual data rate going in to the card?

    Post last edited: about 2 months ago