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dogbone
Nov 28, 2006, 04:45 PM
Which is better a double layer stocking filter or metal filter.

What do you use in your studio, metal or stocking. It's for a side address mic and I was wondering if a 6 inch diameter is better than 4

I'm looking at these. One that says it's a 'louvred' metal, one that just says it's metal but may or may not be louvred, and a double stocking type.

louvred (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160057155008&ru=http%3A%2F%2Fsearch.ebay.com.au%3A80%2Fsearch%2Fsearch.dll%3Ffrom%3DR40%26satitle%3D160057155008% 2509%26fvi%3D1)

mesh (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220054185197&ru=http%3A%2F%2Fsearch.ebay.com.au%3A80%2Fsearch%2Fsearch.dll%3Ffrom%3DR40%26satitle%3D220054185197% 2509%26fvi%3D1)

stocking (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220052416291&ru=http%3A%2F%2Fsearch.ebay.com.au%3A80%2Fsearch%2Fsearch.dll%3Ffrom%3DR40%26satitle%3D220052416291% 2509%26fvi%3D1)



zimv20
Nov 28, 2006, 05:31 PM
i use the stedman pop filter (http://www.stedmancorp.com/pages/ps101.html). i can barely tell it's there.

dogbone
Nov 28, 2006, 06:09 PM
i use the stedman pop filter (http://www.stedmancorp.com/pages/ps101.html). i can barely tell it's there.

Two questions, is it a 4 or 6 inch, and is it just plain mesh with holes or is there some trickiness to the mesh? I note that they say their screen is 'polorised', I'm not sure what that means in this context.

zimv20
Nov 28, 2006, 06:17 PM
mine has a diameter of 4 3/4". if i blow on it from the front, the air is dissipated. from the back, the air goes through. i reckon that's what's meant by polarization.

dogbone
Nov 28, 2006, 06:23 PM
That's rather interesting. Are you able to describe any obvious structure to the holes that makes it a semi one way design. Like are they scooped out a bit on one side?

zimv20
Nov 28, 2006, 06:32 PM
not that i can see. bit of a mystery to me, actually.