Re: underwater recording


Subject: Re: underwater recording
From: Chris Cree Brown (c.brown@music.canterbury.ac.nz)
Date: Tue Dec 07 1999 - 17:34:27 EST


Hi,
I've just returned from the Antarctic where I recorded the Weddel seals
with a borrowed home-made hydrophone. It worked well, although the ice on
top of the sea striking the lead caused some unwanted sound (not unlike ice
in a gin glass !).
I have heard that many wildlife documentary teams successfully use condoms.

Cheers,
Chris

>Hi,
>
>I'm going to be involved in a project where underwater recording is a
>distinct possibility and I wondered if anyone had any advice on how I can
>keep my microphones dry whilst I'm doing it. Has anyone tried to do this
>- any advice would be gratefully received.
>
>Thanks
>
>Pete "Jacques Cousteau" Stollery
>
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>Northern College
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>
>tel: 01224 283601
>fax: 01224 283576
>email: p.stollery@norcol.ac.uk

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