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Re: Advice please on what mics for recording in quiet outdoor enviro

Subject: Re: Advice please on what mics for recording in quiet outdoor enviro
From: "Mike Rooke" picnet2
Date: Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:44 am ((PDT))
Or try a UFO?

Old fan case refashioned into a mic blimp...


--- In  Peter Shute <> wrote:
> David, you mentioned earlier that you intend making a windshield using ha=
nging baskets, so I assume you mean spherical. Is that the best shape, or w=
ould a flattened sphere be better? Wouldn't a sphere be more likely to crea=
te turbulence on the downwind side because of the large cross section prese=
nted to the wind? Or a football shape (not soccer, I mean egg shaped), poin=
ted into the wind, assuming the wind direction is constant?
> Peter Shute
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: 
> > On Behalf Of Avocet
> >Sent: Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:49 PM
> >To: 
> >Subject: Re: [Nature Recordists] Re: Advice please on what mics for
> >recording in quiet outdoor environments
> >The windshield itself must produce minimum turbulence by having as
> >rounded a shape as possible all over, not just it front of the mic.
> >Avoid all sharp corners or sharp curves. Make sure a stand or support
> >is not producing turbulence.

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