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Re: hello and beginner question: shock mount for ME66?

Subject: Re: hello and beginner question: shock mount for ME66?
From: "Krystian Zwoli=F1ski" krystian=
Date: Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:52 pm ((PDT))

Hello Wim

Do you need  shock mount only? I'm a birder too and I use ME66/K6 set with
Rode Blimp. Despite the fact it's quite big (biggest than other similar
windshields), it's very handy in the field and very effective as the wind

Best wishes

2013/6/14 Wim van Dam <>

> **
> Hello there,
> New member here with a new member question: what shock mount would you
> recommend, or not, for the ME66 microphone?
> Here is the context in which the microphone will be used. I'm a birder in
> USA-California and I decided to get into recording the sounds of birds to
> get better at recognizing their songs and calls, to document local
> rarities, that kind of enthusiastic amateur stuff. Thus far I have ordere=
> the Marantz PMD661MKII (Oade Super Mod) and the Sennheiser ME66. I went f=
> the ME66 instead of the ME67 because I anticipate that initially I will
> enough troubles as it is when handling and pointing the microphone in the
> field.
> I have been researching on this group which shock mount I should get for
> this set-up, but I haven't managed to reach a conclusion on this. Among t=
> options that I'm considering are: Rode PG2, "Rycote Medium Hole Softie Ly=
> Mount & Pistol Grip", Pearstone DUSM-1, Azden SMH-1, Audio-Technica AT841=
> and so on. From experience, what would you recommend? I'm especially
> curious to read about comparisons between some of these options. I hate
> wastefulness, so the robustness of the mount is an important aspect for m=
> Thanks,
> Wim

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