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{"id":111233499163,"title":"Elekon BATSCANNER","handle":"elekon-batscanner","description":"\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"UTF-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #53a118;\"\u003eAvailable In Stock, \u003cem\u003eUsually Ships 1-2 Business Days\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003eLooking for the BATSCANNER manual? \u003cstrong\u003eDownload \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003ca title=\"batscanner manual\" href=\"https:\/\/www.batlogger.com\/en\/downloads\/batscanner\/manuals\/bs_manual\/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ethe BATSCANNER manual here.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe BATSCANNER is an easy to use bat detector. It converts the ultrasonic bat calls into an audible frequency with the \"mixer“ principle (heterodyne). What makes the BATSCANNER unique is that the mixing frequency is adjusted and displayed automatically for the detected bat species. Thus, the different bat species can be heard without manual tuning and its main frequency can be seen easily.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat do bats sound like? \u003c\/strong\u003eYou don’t need a computer to use a BatScanner. Simply  walk outside at dusk, away from motion lights, and you’ll hear “ticks” as bats are searching for moths. The “ticks” will increase into a “buzz” when they attack an insect. You will see the bat suddenly \u0026amp; dramatically change direction during this “buzz”... that’s the moth trying to evade capture and the bat making split-second course corrections! If you see bats at dusk, you will easily hear them with the BatScanner, even long after it is too dark to see. \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" title=\"how bats use ultrasound\" href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/howbatsuseultrasound\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/howbatsuseultrasound\"\u003eLearn more about how bats use ultrasound.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDetect bat calls easier than ever.\u003c\/strong\u003e The BATSCANNER is a compact, user-friendly real-time bat detector. The built-in live monitoring (digital heterodyne) converter tunes to different bat call frequencies automatically. This eliminates the need for any kind of manual adjustment so that the user can focus on listening, rather than actively trying to tune in to individual bats.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTurn on. Listen. \u003c\/strong\u003eThe ultrasonic sounds are automatically transformed into the audible range. The device listens continuously, and instantly displays the peak frequency of the detected signal while crystal clear sound is generated through the front-facing speaker. For more private listening, the BATSCANNER is also equipped with a single 3.5mm jack so that headphones may be used when desired. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eThe automatic frequency tuning offers many advantages over other heterodynes:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAutomatic mode: The mixing frequency is adjusted and displayed automatically for the detected bat species. Thus, the different bat species can be heard without manual tuning and its main frequency can be seen easily. \u003c\/span\u003eImmediate display of the main frequency, even with only a brief flyby. This also helps to get a first estimation of the species.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eMiss no bat just because the wrong frequency is tuned.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eNo tedious searching for the optimal setting, which is especially helpful in the dark!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eBuilt-in loudspeaker is optimized to avoid feedback loops. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eIdentical sensitivity as the Elekon BATLOGGER.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eMANUAL MODE: \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eThe mixing frequency can be adjusted manually. Only bat species in the set frequency range can be heard.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBATSCANNERS are heterodyne detectors which have a longer range than other detector types. The output is not used to display visually, because it is always a fraction of the original bat call. \u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/typesofbatdetectors\" title=\"types of bat detectors\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/typesofbatdetectors\"\u003eSee more explanation on the types of bat detectors here\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eCrickets and noise from walking can be a nuisance when observing with bat detectors. The BATSCANNER minimizes this problem by a special handling of lower frequencies. With the single press of the “on” button users can “reset” the frequency to eliminate any potentially unwanted noise. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBy sound and not by sight.\u003c\/strong\u003e The BATSCANNER is also \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/collections\/elekon\/products\/elekon-batscanner-stereo\" title=\"batscanner stereo\"\u003eavailable in stereo!\u003c\/a\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003eIn addition to the many things that give this device the advantage over other heterodyne detectors, the stereo edition (using 2 omnidirectional microphones) now allows users who want the extra “edge” to determine which direction the detected bat is coming from, and where it may be flying to. This is especially useful when a bat cannot be seen and users would like to try to “follow” a bat by aiming the detector toward the bat in flight. \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/howtouseasimplebatdetector-batscanner\"\u003eSee our video here.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eThe compact size, shape, and durability of this detector make it ideal for kids, educators, wildlife hobbyists, or those involved with outdoor interpretive program, making it a great option from our line of affordable, consumer-grade bat detectors. Comfortable, lightweight, and great for the evening walk or those on the go, the BATSCANNER is the ideal companion for your next bat excursion! \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style304\"\u003eIncluded in delivery: BatScanner, instructions, 3- AAA batteries\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style250\"\u003eBatscanner Specifications:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eDimensions 65 x 120 x 27 mm\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eWeight: 145 g \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003ePower supply: 3 x 1.5 V batteries type AAA ( LR03) \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e20-25 hours of active listening on a single set of AAA batteries\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eAudio Sensitivity range: 15 - 120 kHz \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eType of microphone: Elektret microphone \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eHeterodyne mixer with automatic adjustment \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eAudio output: Speaker, Headphones (3.5mm mini jack) \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eDisplay: 7-segment LED green, 3 digits\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e","published_at":"2017-09-21T23:52:14-04:00","created_at":"2017-09-21T23:53:45-04:00","vendor":"Elekon","type":"Electronics (Not Amazon)","tags":["Active"],"price":29500,"price_min":29500,"price_max":29500,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":1199540174875,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"EKscanner","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Elekon BATSCANNER","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":29500,"weight":227,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-15,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner1.jpg?v=1569023592","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/batscanner_250.png?v=1569023593","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner3.jpg?v=1569023593","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner2.jpg?v=1569023593"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner1.jpg?v=1569023592","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":636572106855,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.549,"height":992,"width":545,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner1.jpg?v=1569023592"},"aspect_ratio":0.549,"height":992,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner1.jpg?v=1569023592","width":545},{"alt":null,"id":636572139623,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.788,"height":250,"width":197,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/batscanner_250.png?v=1569023593"},"aspect_ratio":0.788,"height":250,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/batscanner_250.png?v=1569023593","width":197},{"alt":null,"id":636572172391,"position":3,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.514,"height":564,"width":854,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner3.jpg?v=1569023593"},"aspect_ratio":1.514,"height":564,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner3.jpg?v=1569023593","width":854},{"alt":null,"id":636572434535,"position":4,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.518,"height":904,"width":468,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner2.jpg?v=1569023593"},"aspect_ratio":0.518,"height":904,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/products\/BatScanner2.jpg?v=1569023593","width":468}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"UTF-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #53a118;\"\u003eAvailable In Stock, \u003cem\u003eUsually Ships 1-2 Business Days\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003eLooking for the BATSCANNER manual? \u003cstrong\u003eDownload \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003ca title=\"batscanner manual\" href=\"https:\/\/www.batlogger.com\/en\/downloads\/batscanner\/manuals\/bs_manual\/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ethe BATSCANNER manual here.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv title=\"Page 1\" class=\"page\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe BATSCANNER is an easy to use bat detector. It converts the ultrasonic bat calls into an audible frequency with the \"mixer“ principle (heterodyne). What makes the BATSCANNER unique is that the mixing frequency is adjusted and displayed automatically for the detected bat species. Thus, the different bat species can be heard without manual tuning and its main frequency can be seen easily.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhat do bats sound like? \u003c\/strong\u003eYou don’t need a computer to use a BatScanner. Simply  walk outside at dusk, away from motion lights, and you’ll hear “ticks” as bats are searching for moths. The “ticks” will increase into a “buzz” when they attack an insect. You will see the bat suddenly \u0026amp; dramatically change direction during this “buzz”... that’s the moth trying to evade capture and the bat making split-second course corrections! If you see bats at dusk, you will easily hear them with the BatScanner, even long after it is too dark to see. \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" title=\"how bats use ultrasound\" href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/howbatsuseultrasound\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/howbatsuseultrasound\"\u003eLearn more about how bats use ultrasound.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDetect bat calls easier than ever.\u003c\/strong\u003e The BATSCANNER is a compact, user-friendly real-time bat detector. The built-in live monitoring (digital heterodyne) converter tunes to different bat call frequencies automatically. This eliminates the need for any kind of manual adjustment so that the user can focus on listening, rather than actively trying to tune in to individual bats.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTurn on. Listen. \u003c\/strong\u003eThe ultrasonic sounds are automatically transformed into the audible range. The device listens continuously, and instantly displays the peak frequency of the detected signal while crystal clear sound is generated through the front-facing speaker. For more private listening, the BATSCANNER is also equipped with a single 3.5mm jack so that headphones may be used when desired. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eThe automatic frequency tuning offers many advantages over other heterodynes:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAutomatic mode: The mixing frequency is adjusted and displayed automatically for the detected bat species. Thus, the different bat species can be heard without manual tuning and its main frequency can be seen easily. \u003c\/span\u003eImmediate display of the main frequency, even with only a brief flyby. This also helps to get a first estimation of the species.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eMiss no bat just because the wrong frequency is tuned.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eNo tedious searching for the optimal setting, which is especially helpful in the dark!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eBuilt-in loudspeaker is optimized to avoid feedback loops. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eIdentical sensitivity as the Elekon BATLOGGER.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eMANUAL MODE: \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eThe mixing frequency can be adjusted manually. Only bat species in the set frequency range can be heard.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBATSCANNERS are heterodyne detectors which have a longer range than other detector types. The output is not used to display visually, because it is always a fraction of the original bat call. \u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/typesofbatdetectors\" title=\"types of bat detectors\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/typesofbatdetectors\"\u003eSee more explanation on the types of bat detectors here\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eCrickets and noise from walking can be a nuisance when observing with bat detectors. The BATSCANNER minimizes this problem by a special handling of lower frequencies. With the single press of the “on” button users can “reset” the frequency to eliminate any potentially unwanted noise. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBy sound and not by sight.\u003c\/strong\u003e The BATSCANNER is also \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/collections\/elekon\/products\/elekon-batscanner-stereo\" title=\"batscanner stereo\"\u003eavailable in stereo!\u003c\/a\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003eIn addition to the many things that give this device the advantage over other heterodyne detectors, the stereo edition (using 2 omnidirectional microphones) now allows users who want the extra “edge” to determine which direction the detected bat is coming from, and where it may be flying to. This is especially useful when a bat cannot be seen and users would like to try to “follow” a bat by aiming the detector toward the bat in flight. \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/pages\/howtouseasimplebatdetector-batscanner\"\u003eSee our video here.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eThe compact size, shape, and durability of this detector make it ideal for kids, educators, wildlife hobbyists, or those involved with outdoor interpretive program, making it a great option from our line of affordable, consumer-grade bat detectors. Comfortable, lightweight, and great for the evening walk or those on the go, the BATSCANNER is the ideal companion for your next bat excursion! \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style304\"\u003eIncluded in delivery: BatScanner, instructions, 3- AAA batteries\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style250\"\u003eBatscanner Specifications:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eDimensions 65 x 120 x 27 mm\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eWeight: 145 g \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003ePower supply: 3 x 1.5 V batteries type AAA ( LR03) \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003e20-25 hours of active listening on a single set of AAA batteries\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eAudio Sensitivity range: 15 - 120 kHz \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eType of microphone: Elektret microphone \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eHeterodyne mixer with automatic adjustment \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eAudio output: Speaker, Headphones (3.5mm mini jack) \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan class=\"style310\"\u003eDisplay: 7-segment LED green, 3 digits\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e"}

Elekon BATSCANNER

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Looking for the BATSCANNER manual? Download the BATSCANNER manual here.

The BATSCANNER is an easy to use bat detector. It converts the ultrasonic bat calls into an audible frequency with the "mixer“ principle (heterodyne). What makes the BATSCANNER unique is that the mixing frequency is adjusted and displayed automatically for the detected bat species. Thus, the different bat species can be heard without manual tuning and its main frequency can be seen easily.

What do bats sound like? You don’t need a computer to use a BatScanner. Simply  walk outside at dusk, away from motion lights, and you’ll hear “ticks” as bats are searching for moths. The “ticks” will increase into a “buzz” when they attack an insect. You will see the bat suddenly & dramatically change direction during this “buzz”... that’s the moth trying to evade capture and the bat making split-second course corrections! If you see bats at dusk, you will easily hear them with the BatScanner, even long after it is too dark to see. Learn more about how bats use ultrasound.

Detect bat calls easier than ever. The BATSCANNER is a compact, user-friendly real-time bat detector. The built-in live monitoring (digital heterodyne) converter tunes to different bat call frequencies automatically. This eliminates the need for any kind of manual adjustment so that the user can focus on listening, rather than actively trying to tune in to individual bats.

Turn on. Listen. The ultrasonic sounds are automatically transformed into the audible range. The device listens continuously, and instantly displays the peak frequency of the detected signal while crystal clear sound is generated through the front-facing speaker. For more private listening, the BATSCANNER is also equipped with a single 3.5mm jack so that headphones may be used when desired.

The automatic frequency tuning offers many advantages over other heterodynes:

  • Automatic mode: The mixing frequency is adjusted and displayed automatically for the detected bat species. Thus, the different bat species can be heard without manual tuning and its main frequency can be seen easily. Immediate display of the main frequency, even with only a brief flyby. This also helps to get a first estimation of the species.

  • Miss no bat just because the wrong frequency is tuned.
  • No tedious searching for the optimal setting, which is especially helpful in the dark!
  • Built-in loudspeaker is optimized to avoid feedback loops.
  • Identical sensitivity as the Elekon BATLOGGER.
  • MANUAL MODE: The mixing frequency can be adjusted manually. Only bat species in the set frequency range can be heard.
  • BATSCANNERS are heterodyne detectors which have a longer range than other detector types. The output is not used to display visually, because it is always a fraction of the original bat call. See more explanation on the types of bat detectors here.

Crickets and noise from walking can be a nuisance when observing with bat detectors. The BATSCANNER minimizes this problem by a special handling of lower frequencies. With the single press of the “on” button users can “reset” the frequency to eliminate any potentially unwanted noise.

By sound and not by sight. The BATSCANNER is also available in stereo! In addition to the many things that give this device the advantage over other heterodyne detectors, the stereo edition (using 2 omnidirectional microphones) now allows users who want the extra “edge” to determine which direction the detected bat is coming from, and where it may be flying to. This is especially useful when a bat cannot be seen and users would like to try to “follow” a bat by aiming the detector toward the bat in flight. See our video here.

The compact size, shape, and durability of this detector make it ideal for kids, educators, wildlife hobbyists, or those involved with outdoor interpretive program, making it a great option from our line of affordable, consumer-grade bat detectors. Comfortable, lightweight, and great for the evening walk or those on the go, the BATSCANNER is the ideal companion for your next bat excursion! Included in delivery: BatScanner, instructions, 3- AAA batteries

Batscanner Specifications:

  • Dimensions 65 x 120 x 27 mm
  • Weight: 145 g
  • Power supply: 3 x 1.5 V batteries type AAA ( LR03)
  • 20-25 hours of active listening on a single set of AAA batteries
  • Audio Sensitivity range: 15 - 120 kHz
  • Type of microphone: Elektret microphone
  • Heterodyne mixer with automatic adjustment
  • Audio output: Speaker, Headphones (3.5mm mini jack)
  • Display: 7-segment LED green, 3 digits



"In Stock" items may ship same day to up to 3 business days after placing your order.

"Out of Stock" items may still be purchased, but realize these items may be built-to-order or we may be at the mercy of our vendors for parts of your order or product. Shipping for out of stock items may be days or weeks after placing your order. Some speciaity items may have estimated availability mentioned in their product description above.

All international orders must be paid in full via credit card or international money order before shipping.  We currently accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard and bank/wire transfers.

For international orders, any duties, tariffs or broker fees are not included in the order amount and will be collected by the shipper upon delivery. Any such fees are the responsibility of the customer. 

Please ensure the shipping address you provide can accept UPS deliveries. BCM is not responsible for any fees or delays incurred from an incorrect shipping address.

In Spanish: Todos los pedidos internacionales deben pagarse en su totalidad mediante tarjeta de crédito o giro postal internacional antes de su envío. aceptamos American Express, Visa y Mastercard.  No somos capaces de aceptar banco.

Para los pedidos internacionales, los impuestos, aranceles u honorarios de agente no están incluidos en el orden cantidad y serán recogidos por el cargador a la entrega. estas matrículas son responsabilidad del cliente.        

Por favor garantizar la dirección del envío que usted proporcione puede aceptar envíos ups. bcm no se hace responsable por el pago de honorarios o retrasos de una incorrecta dirección de envío.

What states does sales tax apply?
If you live in PA, you will be charged sales tax according to your state’s sales tax rules.  Tax Exempt Businesses/Organizations in PA only: contact us to place your order (717-241-2228). Please have your tax exempt number.

What can I return?
You may return new, unopened items sold within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Shirts, hats, and mugs are made to order and are not returnable.

When will I get my refund?
Most refunds are fully refunded in 3-5 business days after we receive and process your return.

Does BCM do replacements?
We can only replace the exact item and version you ordered, and you are responsible to return the damaged item within 30 days. If you want to exchange for a different item, you will need to return the item and place a new order.

Pettersson D500x and M500 Bat Detectors Return and Exchange Policy
All detectors are tested by BCM staff before shipping to customers. Please contact BCM first detailing the issue you are having with the hardware and obtain a Return Authorization. Should email or phone troubleshooting fail to resolve the issue, you should send the unit in suitable packaging to BCM, with the RA number written on the packaging.

BCM will confirm the unit is defective was not abused or water damaged. BCM will replace the unit at our discretion usually within one week. Units requiring repairs may take 6-8 weeks.

Pettersson factory warranty is one year.

D500x External Microphone Return Policy
All microphones are tested by BCM staff before shipping to customers. Please contact BCM first detailing the issue you are having with the Microphone and obtain a Return Authorization. Should email or phone troubleshooting fail to resolve the issue, you should send the unit in suitable packaging to BCM, with the RA number written on the packaging.

DOA microphones are replaced immediately at no charge. There is a $150 for refurbishing used microphones, shipped immediately if in stock.

Electronics
Electronics purchased from BCM are easily returned within 30 days of receipt of shipment. These items must be in new condition with original packaging and accessories. All bat detectors sold by BCM are supported by the device's manufacturers. In the unlikely event a detector appears to be defective, please contact the customer support network for the computer manufacturer to have it serviced under warranty. Pettersson D500x/M500 devices have specific policies, see above.

Software
Software titles purchased from BCM are easily returned within 30 days of receipt of shipment. These items must be unopened and still in their plastic wrap.

General items

Other items purchased from BCM can only be returned if:

  • The return is packaged and shipped in the original packaging.
  • The items are still in new condition.
  • You ship your return within 30 days of receipt of the original shipment.

Any returns that do not meet the above qualifications may receive a reduced refund or be returned to the purchaser. Some items may incur a restocking fee as these items must be inspected, tested, and repackaged. If a restocking fee applies it will be noted on the product information page.  All returns will be less original shipping costs.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Ask BCM a Question
  • With the Elekon BATSCANNER, could one use the headphone jack to go to a recording device? If so, could that output also be stereo?

    Yes if stereo Y adapter is used, you can split the signal into two cables for 2 people to listen simultaneously, or send one line to a recording device. -JC

  • Do you have these (Elekon Batscanner) in stock? If not, when do you expect more? I would like to order one. Thanks in advance for your response. Cheers Peter p.s., I left you a voice mail too - cell is 860-304-8842

    Generally if you can order an item online it is in stock. We also have a limited number of these used please see: https://batmanagement.com/collections/current-sale-items

  • Does the elekon batscanner give me the species of bat I am listening to?

    Hello Bruce- this detector gives you the strongest frequency of ultrasound it last monitored in the environment. From that, given context of the species assemblage in your local area combined with the habitat you are in, you can sometimes guesstimate the species. For example ~21-30 kHz in most Gulf states would probably be Mexican free tail bats. ~42 kHz in FL would be the Southeastern myotis; however, ~42 kHz in northern states might be any one of up to 6 different myotis species in one area, and so the best than can be done in those areas is to loosely group them as "40 kHz Myotis". There are currently only two devices that can give a visual representation of the bat calls and attempts to name species; we prefer SonoBatLIVE as it is more professional and accurate. It requires a Windows 10 laptop, tablet, or mini computer to run, and also an ultrasonic microphone. The least expensive microphone compatible is the Pettersson u384 or M500-384. Most microphones from Binary Acoustics works as well, with the least expensive being the MiniMic. As a bonus any of these mics can be used with an Android app called Batrecorder, although files recorded would need post processed using the SonoBat Viewer to obtain species suggestions. The SonoBat North America is a professional package that includes the Viewer, SonoBatLIVE, and the Data Wizard, as well as a number of legacy apps for special purposes.

  • Hi. I was wondering if this could be used inside of a home. We purchased a large, very old home, and know that occasionally a bat pops inside. We want to be able to safely shoo them along as we continue to renovate, but we don't know they are there until they surprise us - and are surprised by us in return. We have had a few construction staffers quit over the encounters. Looking to keep all creatures safe and happy! Might this work for us?

    Bat "detectors" actually don't "detect" bats like a metal detector "detects" metal. These devices convert high-frequency bat calls into sounds we can hear and record. It won't help you find bats in a building but might help clue you in as to where they are flying outside a house. Bats generally will only be calling when they are flying.- JC

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