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Are there any field recording windscreen solutions for DPA 4011-TL stereo set?

I have a stereo pair of DPA 4011-TLs that I use for instrument recording, but I also want to use them for field recording if possible. I'm having a hard time finding a blimp or windshield solution ...
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Extreme wind protection (100+ km/h)

In my recent adventures with recording car sounds I found out that the exterior mics are only usable up to speeds of about 100 km/h (62 mph). Any faster and the wind noise becomes too loud, and over ...
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How might I reduce wind noise and ambient noise when mic-ing a video interview?

I produce short documentary videos, and often need to film interviews outdoors. I typically use either a lavalier or shotgun mic. My lavalier is good at isolating the subject's voice, but is ...
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Could wind damage electret condensor mics?

I was going through the manual of my D100 and noticed a sort of warning to avoid strong wind and water. Water is obvious i think but strong wind? How strong wind do you guys think it could handle? Im ...
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Pencil mic windjammer recommendations

I recently bought a pair of Line Audio's CM3 for stereo ambiance recording. I'm now looking for windjammers. Anyone tested the Rode WS8? they're pretty cheap. My other options are : Rycote Baby ball, ...
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Wind Shield - which makes?

Hey all, I'm looking for a mini wind shield for my Zoom H1. I have looked and seen that Rycote don't make one for it. However, a company called Redhead do. Has anyone used Redhead products? Ian
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How do you choose between foam windscreen and/or a furry?

Just wondering what the advantages and/or disadvantages are of using a regular foam windscreen and a furry together? From the Rycote website I gather that adding a furry on top of a foam windscreen ...
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Completing a Schoeps M/S Rig: CMBI + CCM or CMC (and wind protection?)

I'm looking to run a Schoeps M/S rig into a Sound Devices 702. I know the preferred way is to go full CCM, but I already have one CMBI + MK2 and want to pick up an MK8 or CCM8 and run M/S. My ...
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Best wind protection for podium microphones?

I have an issue with a gig I do every few months. I record live speeches in outdoor environments around the world. Some of the locations can get extremely windy within a matter of minutes. What I ...
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Rode vs. Rycote

So, this question is for anyone out there who has used both Rode and Rycote wind protection systems. Twice now I've heard people say they prefer the Rode system over the Rycote (Haydn Payne here on ...
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Making my own furry windscreen

So I've seen things about making your windscreens and such. Usually they pertain to constructing a zeppelin or something. I have a shotgun mic with a foam windscreen on it, but it just isn't cutting ...
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DIY Windscreen ideas?

Hi Guys I recently bought a matched pair of NT5s for field recording and was wondering if anyone has any ideas about how to reduce wind noise as Rode doesn't sell any dead cats or kittens catered for ...
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Wind Protection - options

Quick Q for you guys - I'm looking at a new wind protection system for use with a Sanken CS-1 (subject to change mind you, might swap for a hyper cardioid at some point..) for SFX collection. Anyway, ...