Rycote 15cm Classic Softie (19/22)

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The Softie Windshield is a slip-on open-cell foam, with integral fur cover. The Softie will reduce wind-noise, protect your mic and is the standard world wide in TV.

Main Benefits:

  • Cost effective windshielding which is tough enough to endure ENG and location recording
  • Simple to use standard in world wide in TV
  • High quality windshielding and shockmounting for an affordable price

The Softie Windshield provides a quick, simple, robust and cost effective windshield for the tough environment of modern day ENG and location recording.

The Softie Windshield is a slip-on open-cell foam, with integral fur cover. The Softie will reduce wind-noise, protect your mic and is the standard world wide in TV. Softie windshields are available in a large range of sizes to fit most popular shotgun microphones.

Both the acoustic foam and synthetic fur are made from materials which are specially designed and manufactured for the purpose, and as a result up to 25 dB of wind-noise reduction without any adverse effect on High-Frequency. In addition the foam is not susceptible to UV or moisture damage, giving this product great longevity.
Advanced materials, adhesives and assembly techniques all combine to make the Softie an extremely tough product that provides excellent wind protection in the harshest of environments.

The Softie Windshield can be purchased either on its own, or as part of a Kit, which includes a Windshield, Lyre shock-mount and Pistol-grip.

Softie Windshields come in two varieties of fur length, classic and short hair. The short haired Softie, known as the Camera-Mounted Softie has closely cropped dark grey synthetic fur, offers lower profile and a more compact design without severely altering the efficiency of the Softie. It can also be mounted close to the camera lens without causing unwanted shadows.

Additional information

BRAND

RYCOTE

MPN

RY-033042

Specification

Suitable for small diaphragm condenser microphones, with slots no further than 15 cm from the front of the mic and a diameter of 19-22 mm.

To fit microphone diameter: 19-22mm
Windshield internal Length: 150mm
Total Windshield Length: 175 mm
Rubber diameter: 70mm
Overall diameter: 120mm
Fur length: 25mm
Fur Colour: Grey

Max Wind-noise Attenuation: 25 dB

Finding the correct slip-on windshield will depend on the type, length and diameter of the microphone. Slip-on windshields are designed for cylindrical shotgun mics, ranging from 19-25 mm in diameter.

For any windshield to work effectively it must cover all the ports on the microphone. Therefore a 12 cm slip-on windshield would be suitable for shotgun microphones, with slots no further than 12 cm from the front of the mic.

The diameter of the microphone is also key, as the fit must be tight in order to achieve a good seal. Rycote slip-on windshields come in two diameter fittings, Standard (19-22 mm) or Large (24-25 mm).

Compatibility

Audio-Technica AT 835ST (BP4029)
Audio-Technica AT 897 Specifically designed for video production and broadcast audio. It has a short body to allow it to be used on compact cameras.
Edirol CS-50 A compact, lightweight stereo microphone for location use, particularly with the R-4 and R-4 Pro recorders.
Neumann KMR 81i The KMR 81 is a shotgun microphone with a high directivity that remains within the acceptance angle independent of frequency.
Neumann KMR-81D The KMR 81 D is the transition of the well-established KMR 81 i shotgun microphone into the digital domain.
RODE NTG-1 A lightweight shotgun condenser microphone for general film and TV use. The output is electronically balanced.
RODE NTG-2 A lightweight shotgun-style condenser microphone similar to the NTG-1 but which can be either phantom or internal battery powered.
RODE NTG-4 The NTG4 builds on the platform created by RØDE’s award-winning NTG1 shotgun microphone.
RODE NTG-4+ Building on the popularity and acceptance of the RØDE NTG2, the NTG4+ features an all-new condenser capsule with low noise.
Roland CS-50 Designed for the R-4 videographer, broadcaster, and sound designer. The CS-50 features bass roll-off capability.
Sanken CS 1 The CS-1 is a short rifle microphone intended for film and TV but likely to find uses elsewhere too.
Sanken CS 2 Long Distance Shotgun Pickup with a Rich, Natural Tone 120mm long acoustic tube in a standard 250 mm length / 19mm diameter body.
Sanken CSS-50 A three-diaphragm, electret condenser shotgun microphone designed for a range of TV, broadcast & film applications.
Schoeps SuperCMIT A new type of digital shotgun microphone with increased directivity, based on SCHOEPS’ extremely successful analog model CMIT 5.
Sennheiser MKE 600 The new Sennheiser MKE 600 shotgun microphone from audio specialist.
Shure VP82 Compact and lightweight, with wide aperture and excellent off-axis rejection, the VP82 is the affordable and reliable choice.
Shure VP89S The VP89 is a professional shotgun condenser microphone for use in critical broadcast and media production applications.
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