Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor

Super-Softie

The Super-Softie significantly enhances the performance achieved by the existing Softie windshield, through an innovative new aerodynamic shape, and brand new surface material – 3D-Tex, combining to achieve excellent acoustic transparency with superb attenuation of wind noise.

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Key features are:

  • 3D-Tex & the novel shape and give greatly improved wind noise reduction compared to conventional “soft” windshields.
  • A true cavity design, with superb performance at extreme low frequencies
  • A rough-service windshield, robust enough for the most challenging ENG situations
  • Maintains excellent acoustic transparency in almost all situations,
  • High immunity to rain-soaking

Super-Shield

The Super-Shield is the latest version of Rycote’s rigid basket windshield, replacing the S Series range, and sitting alongside the flagship modular windshield product.

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Key features are:

  • A lightweight basket windshield system with a minimum number of parts, that is simple to use
  • Configurable for aerodynamic and centre-of-mass balance
  • Excellent wind noise reduction and lyre-standard isolation from handling noise
  • Removable fur Windjammer to add the highest levels of wind noise suppression
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Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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