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Re: Rycote for Sony PCM-M10

Subject: Re: Rycote for Sony PCM-M10
From: "Jeremiah Moore" jeremiahmoore99
Date: Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:22 pm ((PST))
Thanks for the comments all.  At this point I'm leaning toward getting the
Sony one again - it fits on the recorder well without blocking the screen at

No doubt a vain hope that the Rycote would perform better - perhaps the
magical english fur?  Their softies are a mainstay for many recordists of
course, but can't provide much wind resistance given that there's no dead
air space.


On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 8:48 AM, Scott Fraser <>wrote:

> <<I had the Sony windscreen before. It stays on reasonably well, via an
> elastic "waistband".>>
> The Rycote has a drawstring which holds it fairly tightly to the
> recorder, but as a generic device intended to fit several different
> makes of machine it is rather deep. When pulled snug it covers the
> display on the Sony PCM D50. I've done some strategic cutting of the
> fur around the bottom so it no longer hangs over the drawstring, which
> helps keep at least the meter portion of the display visible.
> <<It works... OK. helps in a mild breeze, but wind is audible above
> say 5mph.>>
> That's about my impression with the Rycote on the PCM D50. Good for
> general use, but not really adequate at the beach.
> Scott Fraser

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