Do shock mounts fit all mics?
Choosing the best universal microphone shock mount is interesting because most microphone brands offer their own compatible shock mounts that are designed to perfectly fit the microphone they are designed for. In some cases, they don’t offer a compatible shock mount, which is a great reason to get a universal one…
Do shock mounts actually work?
In a home recording studio, it is actually quite unlikely that a shock mount will provide any benefit at all. There is absolutely no reason why you should not record without one, with any mic, as long as there is no stand-transmitted vibration. If you can hear vibrations on playback, then you need a shockmount.
Are mic shock mounts worth it?
Using a shock mount is always recommended. There is nothing worse than ruining your magic take and it is always better to play it safe. Especially when your microphone is placed on a table and when you move a lot in the area of your microphone, a shock mount is important to have.
Does the PodMic need a shock mount?
Due to the design of the swing mount, the PodMic cannot be attached to an external shock mount. However, the PodMic’s capsule is internally suspended and the swing mount is internally decoupled from the body, so you do not need to use a shock mount.
What is a good shock mount?
The Rycote InVision INV-7 is my top shock mount recommendation for small diaphragm pencil mics, shotgun mics, and indoor boom mic applications. This shock mount has two points of contact with its microphone. Its reliable suspension works extremely well to isolate the mic from shock and mechanically transmitted noise.
Are all shock mounts the same?
Different Types Of Shock Mounts Shock mounts are not all the same; let’s take a look at some of the different models available in the market today.
What are shock mounts used for?
Shock mounts for microphones can provide basic protection from damage, but their prime use is to isolate microphones from mechanically transmitted noise. This can originate as floor vibrations transmitted through a floor stand, or as “finger” and other handling noise on boom poles.