Super-Shield Kit

Cost-effective, robust, complete system for professional wind and shock isolation performance.

This complete windshield / shock-mount system has a unique pod designed for fast microphone access while maintaining Rycote’s professional, flexible levels of wind protection set in place by the Modular Windshield system.

This design integrates the same lightweight, flexible, robust plastic netting and screening material for professional performance and reliability.

Fast and simple system
for shotgun microphones

Using Rycote’s Lyre Technology®, this clever suspension design enables the suspensions to snap in place quickly to attain the perfect position and balance for the microphone. With the included windjammer and Pistol-Grip, the system is ready to go wherever the next broadcast, sports, or news event takes you.

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Super-Shield Kits

Select from three available kit sizes available to fit your microphone, or retrofit your kit with optional front pods and windjammers to adjust to fit a broad range of microphone lengths up to 300mm.

Super-Shield Kits include the following components:

  • Super-Shield Suspension Chassis
  • Rear Pod (one common size)
  • Front Pod (Small, Medium or Large)
  • Super-Shield Windjammer (Small, Medium or Large)
  • Pistol Grip
  • 45cm XLR-3F/3M Cable x 1
  • Brush for fur maintenance

Super-Shield Kit Components

Windshield

The Super-Shield Windshield is made up from two “pods” and a central chassis. The pods attach to the suspension chassis ring by way of a twist-lock system that completely surrounds the microphone, connector and suspension.

The robust, plastic netting and screening material creates a still volume of air around the microphone providing excellent wind-noise reduction with minimal high-frequency loss.

Suspension

The Super-Shield Suspension uses patented Lyre Technology® for excellent protection for your microphone from shocks and vibrations.

Designed to fit microphones 19mm to 25mm in diameter (3/4” to 1”), this system contains two Lyre snap-in, pinch-release suspensions that fit into any of six positions for to easily achieve perfect balance. The supplied 18” (450mm), highly flexible microphone cable provides protection against cable-borne noise.

Windjammer

For an additional level of wind protection, the Super-Shield Windjammer is made of high-quality synthetic fur designed to cover the Super-Shield in extreme wind conditions.

Handmade in the UK from specially designed and manufactured fur, the Windjammer provides superb wind isolation in extreme wind conditions to preserve the integrity of the desired audio source.

Features at a glance

  • Cost-effective, complete system for professional wind and shock isolation
  • Unique pod design for fast microphone access
  • Snap-in, pinch-release Lyre suspensions for perfect balance and fit
  • Flexible, robust plastic netting with attached screening material
  • Excellent wind protection with minimal high-frequency loss
  • Included Windjammer for multiple levels of wind isolation
  • Available in three sizes to fit microphones up to 300mm in length
  • Optional front pods available to change windshield length

Super-Shield performance chart

Wind noise reduction test

Tests carried out with a Schoeps CMIT-5U

Super-Shield Kit

Available in 3 sizes

The Super-Shield Kit is ready to use out of the box, additional pods can be purchased to suit a variety of microphones, adding versatility.

Small

Super-Shield Kit

Part No: 010320

Weight & Dimensions

Suitable for: Mics 19/25mm, up to 200mm length
Body length: 250mm
Overall Length: 350mm
Diameter: 100mm
Net Weight*: 642 gram

Microphone compatibility

Oktava: MC-012, MK-012
Sanken: CS-1
Schoeps: CMC series, CMC series + CUTI
Sennheiser: ME62 K6, ME64 K6, MKH 8060

Medium

Super-Shield Kit

Part No: 010321

Weight & Dimensions

Suitable for: Mics 19/25mm, up to 200-250mm length
Body length: 300mm
Overall Length: 400mm
Diameter: 100mm
Net Weight*: 662 gram

Microphone compatibility

Audio-Technica: AT 4073a, BP4073
DPA: 4017b, 4017c
Neumann: KMR-81i, KMR-81D
RØDE: NTG-1, NTG-3
Sanken: CS-2
Schoeps: CMIT 5U
Sennheiser: MKH 416
Shure: VP82, VP895
Sony: ECM 670, ECM 678

Large

Super-Shield Kit

Part No: 010322

Weight & Dimensions

Suitable for: Mics 19/25mm, up to 250-300mm length
Body length: 350mm
Overall Length: 450mm
Diameter: 100mm
Net Weight*: 692 gram

Microphone compatibility

RØDE: NTG-2
Sanken: CS-3e
Sennheiser: MKHE 600

Optional accessories

Covers

High wind cover
Duck rain cover

Extra Pods

Small Pod
Medium Pod
Large Pod

Country of origin

All components designed, manufactured & assembled in Stroud, United Kingdom.

Videos and brochure

Super-Shield Brochure

Super-Sheild brochure PDF file

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Super-Shield Gallery

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