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Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

That would be greatly appreciated, Gene. Peter Shute
Peter Shute
Jul 27
#54189
 
54188

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

Since I'm interested in bird song I don't need to record in the rain (too much noise with the raindrops hitting vegetation anyway) but it protects the mic from
Drew Panko
Jul 27
#54188
 
54187

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

Have you tried to use the gore membrane? they are created to isolate electronics from moisture and water up to immersion! but greater the isolation level and
Ivano Pelicella
Jul 27
#54187
 
54186

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

The pvc tube is used for the body of the mic with the EM172 inside cushioned with a set of foam and rubber grommets. It can be made easily by anyone. I'll
Gene W5DOR
Jul 27
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54185

Re: Weatherproofing Mics with film

... Drew, I put it to the test with a layer of what we call "clingfilm" over my ears and I could hear a difference in the higher KHz frequencies. Off the top
madl74
Jul 27
#54185
 
54184

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

The plastic wrap doesn't make noise in the wind and rain? John #yiv8756157057 #yiv8756157057 -- #yiv8756157057
rightwhales
Jul 27
#54184
 
54183

EM172s and problems with a lead

My SASS-Lite DIY head with two EM172s per channel has served me well for many years and saw a lot of rugged use in various weathers. Then I had a static
vickipowys
Jul 26
#54183
 
54182

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

John, I have used a similar system. I waterproofed the foam by covering it with "Saran Wrap". Must be replaced once a year, but is very little trouble if the
Drew Panko
Jul 26
#54182
 
54181

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

Well, you probably couldn't organise a better test than that - 7 years in a tree is impressive even without the hurricane. I don't understand about the PVC
Peter Shute
Jul 26
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54180

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

Actually the strain reliefs are a part of the seal. I epoxy the EM172 inside the strain relief and then when you mount it in the wall of your enclosure you
Gene W5DOR
Jul 26
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54179

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

So you're saying EM-172s are already moisture proof, Gene? We just need to seal the edges of the holes they're mounted in? Did you also provide any kind of
Peter Shute
Jul 26
#54179
 
54178

Re: Reindeer/Caribou sounds

Got some from the Alaskan arctic. Please contact me off line if interested. Bernie Krause ... Wild Sanctuary POB 536 Glen Ellen, CA 95442 707-996-6677
Bernie Krause
Jul 26
#54178
 
54177

Reindeer/Caribou sounds

Hi, a fellow arctic anthropologist from Finland is looking for a sound recording of a Reindeer/Caribou herd (in winter) for a scientific film about reindeer
alula ton serien
Jul 26
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54176

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

I have used the windtech (10380) "Carnauba" water wicking foam windscreens, and they are far from waterproof. Plenty of water still penetrates to the interior
rightwhales
Jul 26
#54176
 
54175

Re: Weatherproofing Mics?

... Grant, Allow me to disambiguate the term "waterproof windshield". There is no such thing. If sound can get through, water can also get through. There are
madl74
Jul 26
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