overview

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The LS1 and LS1X underwater acoustic recorders make it easy to setup, deploy, and handle acoustic recordings. Its compact design and use of alkaline D cells means travel with the LS1 is easy.

  • Easy to Configure

    • Set record duration and sleep interval

    • Push button interface and OLED display

    • No computer required

    • Sample rates: 8, 16, 32, 44.1, 48, 96 kHz

  • Huge Data Capacity

    • 4 microSD slots allow you to collect up to 1 TB of data

  • Simple Output

    • Recordings stored as wav files

    • Card and batteries can be replaced in the field for rapid turnaround

Applications

  • Marine mammal monitoring

  • Noise monitoring

  • Fish sound mapping


Run Time

LS1 Run Time and Memory Usage (44.1 kHz sample rate)

  LS1X: Double the deployment time with the LS1X, which is an extended housing with double the battery power.

LS1X: Double the deployment time with the LS1X, which is an extended housing with double the battery power.


specs

  • Sample rates: 8, 16, 32, 44.1, 48, 96 kHz

  • Memory card: 256 GB microSD (possible expansion to 4 x 256 GB)

  • Hydrophone: HTI96-min

    • Ocean Sound Monitoring: -170 or -180 dBV/uPa

    • Noise Monitoring (seismic, pile driving): -210 dBV/uPa

  • Power: 12 alkaline D-cell batteries

  • LS1 PVC
    Dimensions: 17″x4.5″ diameter tube
    Power: 4 alkaline D-cell packs
    In-air weight: 8 pounds (without batteries)
    Seawater weight: 6 pounds positive (without batteries)
    Depth Rating: 300 m

  • LS1X PVC
    Dimensions: 25″x4.5″ diameter tube
    Power: 8 alkaline D-cell packs
    In-air weight: 10 pounds (without batteries)
    Seawater weight: 6 pounds positive (without batteries)
    Depth Rating: 300 m

  • LS1X Aluminum
    Dimensions: 25"x4.5" diameter tube
    Power: 8 alkaline D-cell packs
    In-air weight: 17 pounds (without batteries)
    Seawater weight: 3 pounds negative (without batteries)
    Depth Rating: 3,000 m

Manual

Specification Sheet

Formatting microSD cards greater than 32 GB

Latest Firmware (supports 96 kHz)