"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,Â 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 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 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.
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 & ANSWERSAsk BCM a Question
We have a Pettersson D240X, but it is picking up lots of road noise, I am trying to record bats on rocky cliffs next to a busy road. For noisy roadways, do we need another full spectrum detector?
The D240x does have a gain setting and trigger level setting, but it really was made for manual recording. If you are doing 1 night surveys then a Windows 10 device (such as a Surface Pro 4) running SonoBatLIVE https://batmanagement.com/products/sonobatlive connected to the Pettersson M500 microphone https://batmanagement.com/collections/pettersson-collection/products/pettersson-m500-microphone A huge advantage of this system is that it records -only- bat calls for the most part, thanks to a sophisticated noise rejection program. The second advantage is that if some care is done at the start of the session entering a field note and filename start, there is virtually no post processing that needs done and you can go straight to manually reviewing the bat calls of special interest. A disadvantage of this system is that while we are working on a passive solution, at the moment the only available solution runs of the Windows tablet, so you have to power it. If you need to leave the detector for a week or two at a time, the Pettersson D500x would be a good choice. It’s noise rejection system can be set to minimize the number of noise files but will not be as sophisticated as the SonoBatLIVE; so it will still record some noise files that will need removed using automated software such as the SonoBat Data Wizard during post processing. However, the D500x records constantly, unlike the D240x which must suspend for ~17 seconds, etc. so bats would not be “missed” like they potentially might be with the D240 in auto mode. The D500x can also be used manually if that’s what you're used to doing with the D240x, except there is no downtime between recordings and no realistic limit to file length.
Are you able to hook up the D240x with a windows 10 device to run sonobat Live? if so what is required
Hi- SonoBatLIVE works with digital USB powered microphones such as the Pettersson M500 and Binary Acoustic Technology MiniMic and AR-series of microphones. Possibly other USB microphones will work, at least in the near future. Because the D240x is not USB it may not be used.