New generation of Windshields: Super-Shield & Super-Softie

Author: Elena Bostan Date: 07/04/2014
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Monday 7th April, at NAB 2014: Rycote is proud to announce the launch of two brand new products offering exceptional wind shielding performance, durability, and value for money.

The Super-Softie significantly enhances the performance achieved by the existing Softie windshield, through an innovative new aerodynamic shape, and brand new surface material – 3D-Tex, combining to achieve excellent acoustic transparency with superb attenuation of wind noise.

Key features are:

  • • 3D-Tex & the novel shape and give greatly improved wind noise reduction compared to conventional "soft" windshields.
  • • A true cavity design, with superb performance at extreme low frequencies
  • • A rough-service windshield, robust enough for the most challenging ENG situations
  • • Maintains excellent acoustic transparency in almost all situations,
  • • High immunity to rain-soaking


The Super-Shield is the latest version of Rycote’s rigid basket windshield, replacing the S Series range, and sitting alongside the flagship modular windshield product.

Key features are:

  • • A lightweight basket windshield system with a minimum number of parts, that is simple to use
  • • Configurable for aerodynamic and centre-of-mass balance
  • • Excellent wind noise reduction and lyre-standard isolation from handling noise
  • • Removable fur Windjammer to add the highest levels of wind noise suppression


More about the Super-Shield here

Press contact: Rycote Microphone Windshields Ltd UK | Email: press@rycote.com | Phone: +44 (0) 1453 759338