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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 got this set as a recommended purchase with the AT2020 mic from Amazon. I knew it was a cheap bundle, but I assumed if it was recommended it must mostly work. I was wrong.
The shock mount BARELY reduces vibration noise. If I just lightly tap the boom or the desk, I can still hear it, just at reduced volume, albeit only slightly reduced.
The pop filter is almost worthless. The problem I believe is that it sits TOO close to the microphone, so it only slightly reduces the wind and pop sounds. However, if I took the filter and held it in my hand in front of the mic at a further distance, it worked great. So, the issue is how it attaches causes it to be too close to the mic.
The 2nd issue with the pop filter is how it attaches. By attaching directly to the mic, vibrations from the filter from wind etc. will still reverberate into it, equally causing it to be ineffective.
Bottom line, unless you absolutely cannot afford anything else and the tiniest improvement matters to you, avoid this bundle. It does not do the job it is designed for even in the slightest. Very disappointed.
First thing's first, Yes, the mount's construction is metal, not plastic. The pop filter is plastic with rubber band like fasteners. The purpose of a shock mount is supposed to reduce sound made from vibrations from the boom arm, desk, etc. It honestly only makes a little bit of difference, unless it's because it's freshly installed and the suspension is still stiff? I'm not sure, but also the pop filter that comes with it, while better than none, it pretty trash. I just use it to have a double layer with a nylon pop filter. It's an alright purchase if you have a low budget and just need a quick upgrade. However, if you have the money, I recommend getting a metal mesh pop filter and a more expensive shock mount.
I'm not a professional, but I know when something is broken and/or doesn't work. The pop filter had a broken hook. This wouldn't really have been an issue if it actually did anything to limit plosives. Slipped on a foam sock that I borrowed and it worked so much better than the filter that comes with this. The shock mount is pretty finicky, too, whereas the elastic bands will pop off a few hooks very, very easily.
The pop filter is great, the stabilizer is solidly built...except for the cords on it. The cords on the stabilizer have these rather wide bits where the ends are fused, and I've had one snap and blast me in the face while talking. This occurred because the fused section broke, I replaced it with a rubber band which does the job, but I was hoping for better quality. Make sure if you buy it, you don't have the fused bit on the metal hooks, I didn't but I can only imagine that would accelerate the failure.
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.
This is a perfect example of what I call, "50% percent Chinese Engineering". Meaning, they took a good idea but didn't put enough thought into the actual design.
For example on this unit: The mic shock-mount itself is just fine and works great. However, the "pop-screen" that comes with it is totally USELESS - if you use it as shown in product photos and instructions. Thankfully there's a quick fix.
In order for a pop-screen to do it's job there has to be a gap between the screen itself and the microphone. The gap allows for the "plosives" caused by the speaking the letter "P" or other phrases that create a micro-burst of air from our mouths, to physically dissipate.
The way this screen is designed, it's resting up against the microphone itself - with NO gap, making the screen useless. Here's the fix, as shown in photos...
Do not wrap the built-in rubber bands around the mic, instead put them on the OUTSIDE of the mic itself, and use a simple household rubber-band to hold it onto the mic. Now the screen has just enough distance to allow for plosives to dissipate before they hit the outer mic-screen. Problem solved.
If it wasn't for this lack of good engineering I'd give this unit 5 stars, but it's just another example of how the Chinese rush to make a cheap product without truly considering how to make it *properly*.