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Old November 10th, 2008, 05:42 PM   #1
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Rode blimp shotgun windshield???

Does anyone have experience with this windshield system?

Rode | Blimp - Complete Windshield and Suspension System | BLIMP

I wonder how effective this is against wind; It is almost half the price of a Rycote system.


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Old November 10th, 2008, 06:51 PM   #2
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Yes I've been using the Blimp for about 3 months, it blocks all wind.

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Old November 11th, 2008, 02:56 AM   #3
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I think I must've got one of the first to arrive in the UK, and very nice it is too. Haven't had a lot of chance to try it out (any wind here has been accompanied by very heavy rain recently) but it seems to be well built and my tests with a fan (and blowing on it!) have been good.
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Old November 11th, 2008, 05:15 AM   #4
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To add I am using the rode pistol grip and WS6 dead rats with my camera mic and NTG-1, they are great value and very well made so the blimp will be very good too.

John at Pink Audio has them in stock and is a great guy to deal with as he knows his stuff:http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/RODE-SUPERB-NE...1%7C240%3A1318
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