The RODE Blimp
is a complete windshield
and shock mounting accessory for the NTG-1, NTG-2 and NTG-3 microphones, as well as any third party shotgun microphone
up to 325mm
(12-3/4") in length.
Now featuring the Rycote Lyre suspension system, the Blimp
provides the ultimate in microphone
suspension and isolation. Constructed from a single piece of hard-wearing thermoplastic, the Lyre provides superior acoustic suspension to traditional elastic solutions, and will never wear out, sag or snap.
's handle has also been completely redesigned, reducing the product weight significantly, while increasing the ergonomics for handheld use. Housed inside the grip is a heavy-duty Mogami cable which splits via a junction box to a highly-flexible thin cable inside the Blimp
, to minimise the transference of vibration to the microphone
With the lightweight design of the handle and suspension system the new Blimp
design is over 25% lighter (550gm without microphone
attaches to any standard Boompole
via 3/8" thread attachment at the base. The Universal Blimp Mount
is available as an option to remove the handle when the Blimp
is being used primarily on a Boompole
to reduce weight.
The Dead Wombat windshield
, caring brush and tail/patch cable are included.
The added confidence of a full ten year warranty* ensures that the Blimp
is by far the best microphone windshield
system available, further evidenced by a 2009 Red Dot Award and Australian International Design Award for outstanding product design.
wear and tear of Dead Wombat furry cover or any misuse, modification or improper storage and transportation of the product.