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Lo pedí para un AT2020 y le queda excelente, el filtro cubre toda la parte frontal e inclusive un poco de la parte trasera, la montura se nota resistente para el peso de ese mismo micrófono y aunque no es para nada económico el precio, vale la pena la inversión
I was motivated to buy a new shock mount because I have an AT4040 and found that it was a major hassle moving it from my vocal mic stand to an angled desktop stand I use for recording acoustic guitar because I only have one mic. Anyone who has used the native AT4040's shock mount can attest to the fact that getting it in and out of the mount with any regularity quickly becomes an exercise in frustration.
I'll give you both the good and bad.
I do suspect that over time, inserting and removing my mic from the mounting clamp will result in cosmetic wear and scratches to its coated black finish. I certainly wouldn't put a thousand dollar mic in there for that reason. The AT4040 is low-mid range in price and I will likely never sell it. Even the native mount leaves some wear on the body. I treat all my music equipment as a working tool and eventually, they will show signs of use. I personally love it when great guitarists play instruments covered in well earned scars but felt this should be noted in case that's important to you.
Also, I suspect the isolation properties of the AT4040's native mount's additional rubber band suspension WITHIN the outer shock mount adds additional isolation not offered by this cheaper mount. However, at least so far, it just doesn't seem to have impacted me. I guess I just don't make a great deal of contact with the mic stands I use.
I can't speak to durability. Frankly, given the price, I would be shocked if it lasted for more than a year or so, but if you aren't hard on your stuff and you handle things gently, I suspect this will do fine for some time. The one area that I think may be weak is the angled wing fastener which just doesn't seem to tighten as much as I'd want before reaching its maximum torqued position. If anything gives over time, it will likely be that connection.
What I really love with this item is the pinch-and-release mechanism because it's so much easier to use than the AT4040's native isolation mount which is deeply gripped by rubber bands that are difficult to reinsert back into. No question, the native one is also made of slightly higher quality materials but it isn't really designed for that kind of regular in-out access.
I like that for such a low price - about the same as a cocktail or a bottle of wine - I also get a pop filter which seems to be working for me. I used to use a much larger circular flexi-arm-mounted pop-filter and just found it so distracting and 'in my face'. It would also need constant adjusting as it would droop over time. I much prefer the compact nature of the mic mounted one that comes with this kit.
In the end, I bought a second so that both my mic stands use this mount and I can very quickly move between the two.
FINAL IMPORTANT WARNING for AT4040 Owners:
If you have an AT4040 remember that there are a couple of raised switches (for engaging dB attenuation and high pass filter) at the bottom of the back of the microphone. You may want to make sure you seat the mic deep enough into the clamp so that the slightly raised switches are BELOW the bottom of the clamp to ensure it doesn't put unnecessary pressure on those switches. That said, it means a wider part of the mic will be in the midst of the clamp which means more pressure on the body. To alleviate this I stretched the clips out to a wide position to try and lesson the tension on the mic I was putting in it. (The AT4040 is definitely at the upper range of this mounts capacity.)
Great Shock Mount, the pop-filter fits over your Condencer Mic. The box comes with a Black Spider type Shock Mount, that is Studio worthy and will last years with care. Also wrap around Condercer mic pop-filter, I still use my CAD pop-filter to keep my distance between the mic and my voice, so I get a consistent level on the vocal track. The wrap around pop-filter does do a great job of stopping the dreaded "P" pop from your voice. Also with the Shock Mount and pop-filter is a brass Euro converter threaded sleeve, to go from U.S. to Euro threads, and if your like me you cant have enough of these. My final word is get the Shock Mount and you'll be very happy, in fact buy a few of them. SGT Huey Falls USMC Ret.
*I am not an audio expert* I needed to record some speeches and some voice stuff and ended up buying a nice mic and stand, but needed a mount and pop filter. While looking at pop filters, this one popped up and what a deal! You get a shock mount and pop filter, both work great.
USAGE: Using the shock mount is fairly easy. I will say (and to save others from having the "ah ha, I'm an idiot" moment), there are two butterfly-type tabs you can squeeze together that will widen the middle of the mount to make it easier to slide the mic in. When you let go of the tabs it will tighten back around the mic. Makes it a lot easier than pinching your fingers trying to separate out space by hand.
I really enjoy this shock mount and the fact that it comes with a pop filter is an added bonus. The mount itself does a fantastic job of reducing vibrations from its surroundings should my phone vibrate on my desk or I accidentally bump into it with my knee or chair. The pop filter it comes with is u-shaped and lined with a woven mesh material and attaches to the mic with two woven elastic bands on the back that fit snugly around my mic. For those that may be wondering this will fit the Audio-Technica 2020 just fine, and since it is a Cardioid condenser mic, the shape of the pop filter does a nice job of effectively covering the entire pick up range of the AT2020. The only thing I would say to be careful of, and it's not even that big of a deal, is watch out for the elastic bonds that secure the pop filter to your mic. They sit on plastic tips on either sides with lips on them so they don't easily fly off, but I did have the bottom band fly across my room when initially putting it on, although I may have also put too much tension on it causing it to sling off. Outside of that, the mount itself is impressive and the fact that it includes a pop filter while still being reasonably priced is quite awesome.
I needed a shock mount to lessen the table noise on the Maono. The mic does not have a stand mount and there are volume knobs on the front. The diameter states it would fit but of course the control knobs got in the way. I clamped the mic about 3/4" on the bottom and it holds very tightly. The clip is like a giant binder clip and the mic is very secure. Since the back of the clip is open, the connection ports are exposed and clamps a little lower than the front, so it looks a bit tilted but that's fine with me. The pop screen is a nice addition in this package.
Overall I'm satisfied to have a shock mount for a mic that really can't adapt easily since there are control knobs in the front and no mount on the bottom. It's an inexpensive necessity to help improve my overall presentations.
I bought this to use with my new AT2020 condenser mic, and after two days of testing, I’m really pleased with it. All of the materials are high-quality, and the vibration dampening is better than I expected for the price. The squeeze-spring clamp is solid, as well as the angle adapter wing-nut clamp. I used this upright for vocals, and despite my habit of tapping my foot, it provided good vibration cancelling. I also used it angled, and the adjust emend screw held things in place without any drooping. The AT2020 (and the AT2035) are on the heavier side, and this performs well. The windscreen/pop filter is better than average, and is easy to attach/remove. The inclusion of the two spare rubber bands is also appreciated. *as extra protection, I added a foam ‘over the mic’ pop filter to the package, and I can do close proximity vocals straight on, with no plosives or sibilance. Overall, this is a well-made duo, and is a good value.
Where can I begin? The shock mount feels super sturdy and well built, the screen feels smooth and can take some stress. I use this kit on either my Audio Technica AT-2020 Condenser Microphone or my MXL V69 Mogami Edition Tube condenser microphone and all I have to do is squeeze and slip. The shock mount doesn’t give due to weigh and the screen sure works amazing alongside a pop filter or even the screen alone because it has a metallic outer layer and a soft cushion material on the inside, working as a screen and air/ wind filter. I recommend this product for pro audio engineers looking for a shock mount that can be used with a good range of mics and those who don’t own a pop filter but instead of buying separate can get 2 for the price of 1!