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

Subject: Re: hello and beginner question: shock mount for ME66?
From: "Wim van Dam" wimvdam
Date: Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:27 pm ((PDT))
Hello Krystian,

Ah, yes, I should have mentioned that for the moment I plan on using a stan=
dard foam windscreen as I don't expect wind to be a major issue in my neck =
of the woods. (Ask me a again in 2 months...)

- Wim

On 2013-06-14, at 15:52 , Krystian Zwoli=C5=84ski <=
.com> wrote:

> Hello Wim
> Do you need  shock mount only? I'm a birder too and I use ME66/K6 set wit=
> 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
> protection.
> Best wishes
> Krystian
> 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 i=
>> USA-California and I decided to get into recording the sounds of birds t=
>> get better at recognizing their songs and calls, to document local
>> rarities, that kind of enthusiastic amateur stuff. Thus far I have order=
>> the Marantz PMD661MKII (Oade Super Mod) and the Sennheiser ME66. I went =
>> 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 th=
>> 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 =
>> options that I'm considering are: Rode PG2, "Rycote Medium Hole Softie L=
>> Mount & Pistol Grip", Pearstone DUSM-1, Azden SMH-1, Audio-Technica AT84=
>> 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 =
>> Thanks,
>> Wim
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