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Subject: [Nature Recordists] Sony PCM-M10 windscreens
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 20:59:44 +1000

      I'm considering getting one of these recorders. I assume it'll need a=
 windscreen, and according to the manual, it doesn't come with one. I also =
assume that a furry one is better than foam.

On the B&H website, I see a Sony one and a Rycote one. They claim 20dB wind=
 noise reduction for the Sony, and 30-40dB for the Rycote. Can I believe th=
ese figures?

For the Rycote, they say "Fits over existing windscreen". What existing win=
dscreen? Is this perhaps just an error, transcribed from the notes for anot=
her recorder's windscreen?

In the single customer review for each type, for the Sony the customer reco=
mmends not bothering with a windscreen. For the Rycote, the customer says i=
t's good, but falls off.

Can anyone recommend either of these, or another?

Peter Shute


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