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AudioMoth

What do the flashing LEDs mean?

The AudioMoth has 2 colour LEDs, visible on the side of the device. Various combinations of these two LEDs flashing represent different modes of operation or tasks it is carrying out.

With switch set to CUSTOM:

When sleeping between recordings a single green light will flash.

When making a recording a single red light will flash.

Both lights flashing signifies that an error has occurred. Either the time is not set or no recording periods set.

With switch set to DEFAULT:

When sleeping between recordings a single green light will flash.

When making a recording a single red light will flash.

Both lights flashing signifies that an error has occurred. Check that the SD card is inserted correctly.

With switch set to USB/OFF:

When connected to USB the green LED will remain on constantly.

> 4.6V

> 4.4V

> 4.0V

> 3.6V

< 3.6V

When first switched to USB/OFF, the red LED will flash a number of times corresponding to the current battery level of the device.

4 Flashes: 

3 Flashes: 

2 Flashes: 

1 Flash: 

10+ Flashes: