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Hi : ) !!! - When is the windjammer a necessity or useful?

igmolinav

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Aug 15, 2005
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Hi,

But I like it that way! Thank you anyway : ) !!!

igmolinav

P.S. Bump : ) !!!
 
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xb2003

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Jan 18, 2016
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Windsocks reduce the noise produced by moving air hitting the diaphragm of a microphone. They can be useful anytime you have wind noise in a recording, be it because you are outside or because somebody breaths into a mic.
 
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igmolinav

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Aug 15, 2005
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Hi,

Thank you for your message : ) !!!
Do you think this kind of recorder
may be very sensitive to wind noise?
I'll be mostly interviewing people in
a closed enviroment, rarely walking
on a noisy or quiet street. The re-
corder will always be at least four
inches away from the interviewee's
mouth, and usually between six and
ten inches away.

Thank you again, kind regards,

igmolinav : ) !!!
 
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xb2003

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Jan 18, 2016
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If you are inside than it probably won't be necessary. It could help with combating plosives ("p" and "b" sounds), but I would try it without first. You can always pick one up later.
 
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igmolinav

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Aug 15, 2005
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Hi,

Thank you for your answer : ) !!!

Kind regards,

igmolinav : ) !!!
 
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kohlson

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Apr 23, 2010
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This is intended for outside recording, to reduce the low-frequency rumbling caused by wind. I believe a foam cover ships with the product, which can be helpful in reducing plosives if the mic is too close/incorrectly positioned to the speaker.
 
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igmolinav

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Aug 15, 2005
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Hi,

Thank you for your message : ) !!!

Kind regards,

igmolinav
 
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BeechFlyer

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Nov 5, 2015
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Cedar Rapids, IA
For outdoor recording, these mic add-ons make all the difference. To some extent that also applies when running around with a mic indoors - you still have air moving over the microphone. A zeppelin with a fur cover ("dead cat") gives you outstanding sound quality even in very strong wind.
 
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igmolinav

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Aug 15, 2005
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Hi,

Thank you for your message : ) !!!

Kind regards,

igmolinav : ) !!!
 
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