Cyclone Windshield Kit, Medium

Product Code: 089102

Cyclone, Medium premium windshield system for shotgun and short shotgun mics. Features grey 3D-Tex® material, “multi-suspension” with Lyre® Technology for transparent, category leading wind and shock isolation. Perfect for Sennheiser MKH 416, Schoeps CMIT 5 etc.


Main Benefits:

  • Superb acoustic transparency - the open shell structure with no parallel surfaces greatly reduces room-tone effects & provides a clean frequency response;
  • Massive wind noise reduction - asymmetric basket covered with 3D-Tex® material provides enormous benefits in terms of surface turbulence & acoustic impedance. An optional Cyclone Windjammer can be used for the most extreme weather conditions;
  • Advanced shock isolation - with industry-leading Rycote Lyre® microphone suspension and exclusive Floating Basket Suspension (Pat. Pending) with built-in Lyre technology, for additional vibration isolation between basket and pole;
  • Quick & Easy - unique Z-Locking System with magnetic locking for instant windshield removal/attachment;
  • Lightweight, durable construction & materials - to withstand extreme field use.

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Cyclone, Medium premium windshield system for shotgun and short shotgun microphones, e.g. Sennheiser MKH 416, Schoeps CMIT 5. This lightweight, durable system provides transparent, category leading wind and shock isolation without need for fur. Features durable, grey 3D-Tex® material, Floating-Basket Suspension (patent pending) and microphone suspension webs with Rycote Lyre® Technology. Z-Locking basket design provides instant windshield attachment / detachment for lightning-fast microphone access. Overall length 385mm. Perfect for Sennheiser MKH 416, Schoeps CMIT 5 etc.
Microphone type
(shotgun, short shotgun)

Mic Lengths: 174 mm - 255 mm
Mic Diameters: 19 mm - 25 mm
Max. Weight of Mic: 180 grams
MIc Connector: XLR 3-Pin Female
Output Connector: XLR 3-Pin Male

Overall Length: 385 mm (15.2 inch)
Body Length: 260 mm (10.2 inch)
Max Diameter: 157 mm (6.2 inch)
Height: 220 mm (8.7 inch)
Weight: 623 g (22 oz)
Gross Weight: 1.18kg

Pack Width: 23 cm
Pack Height: 16 cm
Pack Length: 42.5 cm


Compatible microphones:

DPA 4017B, 4018A
Neumann KMR 81i, KMR 81D
Rode NTG-3, NTG-4
Sanken CS-1, CS-2
Schoeps CMC w/Cut 1, CMIT 5U, CMC w/Cut 60
Sennheiser MKH 416, MKH 8060 w/MZF





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1 x Cyclone Windshield Kit, Medium
Product Code: 089102
Cyclone, Medium premium windshield system for shotgun and short shotgun mics.





Cyclone Windshield System, Medium
Cyclone Cable (fitted)
Pair of Universal Lyre 62-shore, for lightweight microphones
Hex key driver, for adjustment of Lyres
Quick Start Guide
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Cyclone Windshield Kit, Medium

Cyclone, Medium premium windshield system for shotgun and short shotgun mics.

Product Code: 089102