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Forum: Sony Monday 16th April 2018, 00:01
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By iveljay
As it appears to think that it is in movie mode,...

As it appears to think that it is in movie mode, which doesn't have to be selected on the dial, but instantly available on the movie button, have you pressed the movie button several times to see...
Forum: Technique Sunday 8th April 2018, 22:44
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By iveljay
There are occasional photography workshops at WWT...

There are occasional photography workshops at WWT Slimbridge, though they tend to be for the younger photographer. I'm not sure what other reserves do but it may be worth looking on their web...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Sunday 8th April 2018, 14:59
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By iveljay
Must admit I was surprised when you said they...

Must admit I was surprised when you said they were easily available for about 100 - I was thinking of buying a few up as spares at that price!
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 7th April 2018, 22:48
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By iveljay
I like your new setup, don't forget to take along...

I like your new setup, don't forget to take along some inexpensive but useable lightweight headphones or earphones. In this country headphones get wet, hence the inexpensive. Cheap stereo head/ear...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 7th April 2018, 22:05
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By iveljay
New Tascam DR-100 Mk III

Just added a DR-100 Mk III to the stable. Less handling noise than I expected but the internal mics are independently shock mounted which must help.

I am mildly concerned at the total recording...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 7th April 2018, 10:23
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By iveljay
One hassle with rechargeables is that one battery...

One hassle with rechargeables is that one battery always seems to hold less charge than the others, shutting down whatever you are doing even though there is plenty of oomph in the remaining cells. A...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Monday 2nd April 2018, 11:36
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By iveljay
Excellent - It was the fact that it was...

Excellent - It was the fact that it was repeatable that threw me. Glad that the problem was resolved cheaply and thanks for adding info that I'm sure will be helpful for others including me if I get...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Sunday 1st April 2018, 12:59
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By iveljay
You could well be right - Olympus recorders of...

You could well be right - Olympus recorders of this generation have a reputation for running on a single set of batteries for ever, or at least longer than many modern designs. I tend to replace...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Sunday 1st April 2018, 00:12
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By iveljay
What firmware version are you using? There is a...

What firmware version are you using? There is a possibility this may have a bearing though it seems unlikely.
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 31st March 2018, 20:33
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By iveljay
Only got an LS-11, but have dusted it off - put...

Only got an LS-11, but have dusted it off - put in a 4GB card - formatted it and running it to see if anything strange happens - I have never used an SD card in it before since its internal 8GB has...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Saturday 31st March 2018, 20:03
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By iveljay
A bit strange, however, one possibility is that...

A bit strange, however, one possibility is that you are getting a card write error for some reason. I would change to a different SD card reformat it and see what happens with that. I assume you have...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th March 2018, 14:08
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By iveljay
Can be down to the type of binocular, some porro...

Can be down to the type of binocular, some porro prisms, those with the front lenses offset from the eyepieces, with the eyepieces joined by a bridge, sometimes can focus unevenly if the bridge is...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 15th March 2018, 12:16
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By iveljay
Canon with a Celestron...

Canon with a Celestron scope

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26QxGYpx8CI

There is a lot on the Internet on dslr digiscoping, somewhere may be your answer.

Typical UK digiscoping...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 15th March 2018, 11:20
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By iveljay
There are a fair number of articles on the net...

There are a fair number of articles on the net showing dslrs successfully digiscoping with results - just to frustrate you.

Swarovski do a series of Youtube clips on dslr digiscoping, obviously...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 15th March 2018, 10:55
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By iveljay
Only when I am trying to get the diopter setting...

Only when I am trying to get the diopter setting on new bins right. My eyes emit steam that makes the whole thing impossible.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 13th March 2018, 09:45
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By iveljay
What has been said so far makes perfect...

What has been said so far makes perfect sense.

Back in the days of film with a totally manual camera, I had a choice of 13 different focussing screens I could use for my camera and I used several of...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 6th March 2018, 08:56
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By iveljay
Update: Clearly trying to equate the view...

Update:

Clearly trying to equate the view through the viewfinder of a B700 gives a figure of something between 105 to 125mm as 1:1 with the eye as opposed to the 50mm for the recorded image - so...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 4th March 2018, 18:43
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By iveljay
That was the way we used to do it, so .5x to 29x...

That was the way we used to do it, so .5x to 29x magnification, the angle of view taken in a camera is the diagonal across the frame, so doesn't directly correspond to the angle of view of a...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 1st March 2018, 00:52
Replies: 47
Views: 1,983
Posted By iveljay
I go along with Barry, basically when stressed,...

I go along with Barry, basically when stressed, do not grip, just support. It used to work well when target shooting with a rifle. People have made fortunes writing books and giving courses on...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 21st February 2018, 09:06
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By iveljay
I would expect that most weatherproof lenses are...

I would expect that most weatherproof lenses are only weatherpropf when physically connected to the camera.

This lens does not extend when in use, so it will not suck in vast quantities of air when...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Monday 19th February 2018, 12:45
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By iveljay
One of the great things about audio recording is...

One of the great things about audio recording is that unlike cameras and binoculars there is no arms race, I havn't come across an 'Alpha' microphone that all amateurs seek. The Sennheisers are a...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Sunday 18th February 2018, 17:01
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By iveljay
I don't know anyone with the Marantz and most of...

I don't know anyone with the Marantz and most of my portable recorders are now discontinued, though still doing a good job. From a review I read, the Marantz seems to be relatively big, simple to use...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Sunday 11th February 2018, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By iveljay
Busy at moment but the following will help with...

Busy at moment but the following will help with one of your questions.

http://recordingbirds.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/comparing-sennheiser-me66-and-me67.html
Forum: RSPB - Viking Optics Monday 5th February 2018, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By iveljay
Another factor I encountered with a pair of...

Another factor I encountered with a pair of Opticron SRGAs, some years ago, an excellent pair of binoculars that could just be matched to my ipd. The eye cups were a bad match to my bone structure...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 3rd February 2018, 09:25
Replies: 69
Views: 4,114
Posted By iveljay
Zeiss 8x32 FL probably followed by some Oly 8x25...

Zeiss 8x32 FL probably followed by some Oly 8x25 PCIs (not DPCI) purchased 11 years ago, closely followed by a mixture of EIIs, Habichts, 7x42 FL assorted Minox and Olympi depending on need.

The...
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