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I had a total brain fog moment last night 🙈. I was shooting with the C500mkii, recording externally into an odyssey recorder. When I was done, disconnected all the cables and instead of pulling the SSD out, I causally removed the V-mount battery and proceeded to walk over to my computer with it and got very close to trying to insert it into the USB HDD dock. Guess I was in total autopilot mode 🤔

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I was out this afternoon with my new field recorder, just testing it out, and it was feeding time for some of our wild birds. Four Kookaburras, two Magpies, two Butcher birds and a Wattlebird were all waiting for some mince and there were Currawongs also cackling away in the trees, so perfect for some sound recording.

When I thought I'd had enough recorded, I went to take the field recorder inside and get some mince for the birds, when I realised that I hadn't actually turned on record. I had just been pointing the mic about while the recorder sat idle. Sadly, I have a feeling that I'm going to repeat this brain fart more than once.

I might add, this is one of our hungry blighters:

 

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