Shure Thing: A Solution to Crumbling Foam - Radio World
Posted by Auralex on 11th Jan 2023
Fans of the SM5B have a source for replacement windscreens
The following excerpt is by John Bisset, columnist at Radio World; you can read the full story here:
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 30, 2022 ⋅ UPDATED: DECEMBER 15, 2022
Need a replacement windscreen? We’ve got a source for you.
The Shure SM5B was an amazing studio microphone, known for its warmth and the fact that you couldn’t hit the microphone capsule with a “plosive” if you tried. They are legendary and now can be found sold on the internet for more than $1,000.
The mic’s only drawback was its blimp-like windscreen. It could not be replaced easily; and over the years, you might end up talking into disintegrated foam.
A decomposing foam windscreen on a Shure SM5B.
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