Suspension XX-Small XY/MS

Product Code: 040248

Suspension XX-Small XY/MS is suitable for Schoeps CCM microphones and Sennheiser MKHC 8040/50 microphones in an AC Stereo Windshield. Half module bar, hoop & band suspension with XY/MS mount and 20mm clips. No Connbox included


Main Benefits:

  • Patented Lyre suspensions provide complete isolation against handling noise whilst safely gripping the microphone
  • Our new small and medium modular bars are now more durable and less prone to wear and tear.
  • Comfortable pistol-grip handles allow handheld use, but also have a 3/8" boom adaptor in the base for quick transfer boom operation

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This Suspension setup for XY/MS stereo arrangement with two compact condenser microphones in an AC Windshield features the traditional metal hoop and rubber band arrangement with an adjustable XY/MS mount allowing four different angle positions for the microphones. The mount is suspended centrally in the hoop via the four rubber O rings.
Bar: XX- Small Half module metal bar (50mm)
Hoop: Moulded Plastic 120mm diameter
L Bracket: Moulded Plastic
Cable Clamp: Adjustable plastic block with thumbscrew
O rings: Set of 4 (14.1)
XY/MS mount: Two steel rods join two mounting plates with angle markings and 20mm clips with location pins.
Connbox: No Connbox


Small Modular suspensions are suitable for shotgun microphones from approximately 120mm to 210mm in length, and diameters ranging from 19-25mm, 30mm or Sennheiser MKH microphones.

Medium Modular suspensions are suitable for shotgun microphones from approximately 210mm to 400mm in length, and diameters ranging from 19-25mm, 30mm or Sennheiser MKH microphones.

Large Modular suspensions are suitable for heavier shotgun microphones from approximately 400mm up to 540mm in length, and diameters ranging from 19-25mm, 30mm or Sennheiser MKH microphones.




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Product Code: 048402




1 x Pistol Grip Handle with Lever
Product Code: 048401






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x X Small (3/4 module) Bar
1 x Hex Head Key

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Suspension XX-Small XY/MS

Suspension XX-Small XY/MS is suitable for Schoeps CCM microphones and Sennheiser MKHC 8040/50 microphones in an AC Stereo Windshield. Half module bar, hoop & band suspension with XY/MS mount and 20mm clips.

Product Code: 040248


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