Classic-Softie

The original slip-on windshield, the Classic-Softie offers proven, cost-effective wind protection at a moment’s notice.

The genuine Classic-Softie set the standard for slip-on wind protection.
Advanced materials, adhesives and assembly techniques all combine to make the Softie an extremely tough product that provides excellent wind protection to withstand the harshest environments.

Classic-Softie Windshield

Providing lightning-fast wind protection, the Softie is designed for modern day ENG and location recording.

Specially designed acoustic foam and synthetic fur achieve up to 25 dB of wind-noise reduction without any adverse effect on high frequencies. While protecting the mic, the specialty foam is impervious to UV and moisture damage making this a trusted tool for years of effective use in the harshest environments.

Softie windshields are available in a large range of sizes to fit most popular shotgun microphones.

There is only one Classic-Softie® | Look for the Rycote logo

Classic-Softie with Shock Mount Kits

The Classic-Softie is available in numerous kit configurations along with InVision Shock Mounts.
These convenient kits combine our classic, fast and easy to use wind protection with InVision Lyre technology for excellent value and performance.

Classic-Softie Kits

Perfect for boom mounting or hand-held recording, the Classic-Softie kit has all the essential components necessary for modern day ENG and location recording. The Classic-Softie is the simplest, most robust & cost-effective windshield in our range.

Available for various shotgun microphone lengths and diameters.
The Classic-Softie Kits include:

  • Classic-Softie Windshield
  • InVision Softie Lyre Mount with Pistol Grip
  • 40cm XLR-3F/3M cable (4.8mm)
  • Brush for fur maintenance

Classic-Softie Kits

Perfect for boom mounting or hand-held recording, the Classic-Softie kit has all the essential components necessary for modern day ENG and location recording. The Classic-Softie is the simplest, most robust & cost-effective windshield in our range.

Available for various shotgun microphone lengths and diameters.
The Classic-Softie Kits include:

  • Classic-Softie Windshield
  • InVision Softie Lyre Mount with Pistol Grip
  • 40cm XLR-3F/3M cable (4.8mm)
  • Brush for fur maintenance

Classic-Softie Camera Kits

These essential all-in-one kits provide excellent protection from wind, shock and vibration when capturing audio using shotgun microphones on camera. With its multi-purpose shock mount fitting, this versatile kit also includes all components needed for boom or stand mounting.

Available for various microphone lengths and 19-22mm diameter.
The Classic-Softie Camera Kits include:

  • InVision Video Shock-Mount
  • 10 cm Hot Shoe Extension
  • Camera Mic Clamp / Hot Shoe Adaptor
  • 3/8″ Boom Swivel with Lever
  • Hot Shoe 3/8″Adaptor
  • 1/4″ Adaptor with 19mm washer
  • Brush for fur maintenance

 

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Cost effective

Simple cost-effective design that has stood the test of time.

Acoustic transparency

Thin-walled cavity design for acoustic transparency across the spectrum.

Integral fur cover

Integral fur cover for excellent wind noise reduction.

Made in the UK

All Classic-Softie windshields are handmade in the U.K.

Specifications

Cameras not included, displayed for demonstration purposes only.

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Country of origin | All components designed, manufactured & assembled in Stroud, United Kingdom.

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