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Old Tuesday 13th September 2016, 11:15   #1
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Ciel 401 detector

Recently purchased a new Bat detector, the Ciel 401. Short review in the link below:
Seems to be high spec. model at a decent price.

http://bat-diaries.blogspot.co.uk/20...-detector.html

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Old Thursday 15th September 2016, 21:16   #2
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Hi,
Looks quite interesting. How long a TE sequence can it record (automatically?) and at what sampling? Does it have a prerecording buffer?

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Old Thursday 15th September 2016, 21:47   #3
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I think it records up to 30 seconds, and in box mode for remote recording, it would start another file if the trigger was still present.
The sampling rate is 30khz/300khz if I'm reading it right.
No buffer though

The manual goes into a lot of detail and can be downloaded from The bat planet website
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Old Thursday 29th November 2018, 19:12   #4
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Looks like Ciel have gone out of business? Can't find any reference to their products on the web.
A shame if so, as their models were affordable, with a good spec.

I still have the Ciel 401 mentioned in this thread, and it is still a good performer. Gives me clear sonograms, and the remote mode works well.

Worryingly, I don't see any obvious replacements out there from other companies in the same price range.

Anyone got any ideas for ~400 Time Expansion (or whatever the latest equivalent is!) & Heterodyne hand-held detector, with good remote recording function, built in SD card etc. ?
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