(click thumbnail)For those engineers recording on location, you’ll want to catch wind of this Gloucestershire-based company’s innovative new mid-priced entry in wind suppression and enhanced usability. Fast FactsPrice
$349 – $379
Rycote | +44 (0) 1453 759338 | www.rycote.comThe S-Series design involves a one-piece web suspension made of durable, flexible, lightweight plastic, and able to accommodate microphones from 19 to 25 mm in diameter. While the windshield uses a twist-lock system to attach 100 mm diameter pods (of different things) to the chassis ring, adding a faux fur covering and >30 dB wind suppression. An XLR tail with Neutrik NC3, gold-finished connectors and pistol grip handle are standard.