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Re: Sony PCM-M10 windscreens

Subject: Re: Sony PCM-M10 windscreens
From: "John Carroll"
Date: Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:25 am ((PDT))
Hi...       I have a Sony PCM-D50 and wind noise is a problem (for the
built in mics) in the slightest breeze.    A windscreen is an absolute
necessity outdoors.   I bought one from Micover and I've been pleased
with it.   It works well and is well-made.   Here is the relevant link:\
d.html>   -john

--- In  Peter Shute <> wrote:
> 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 these figures?
> For the Rycote, they say "Fits over existing windscreen". What
existing windscreen? Is this perhaps just an error, transcribed from the
notes for another recorder's windscreen?
> In the single customer review for each type, for the Sony the customer
recommends not bothering with a windscreen. For the Rycote, the customer
says it's good, but falls off.
> Can anyone recommend either of these, or another?
> Peter Shute

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