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Quick clamp question
« on: June 30, 2017, 12:00:49 PM »
Is the Windtech MPC-10 clamp strong enough to reliably hold up a heavy LD mic (in my case, the Studio Projects CS5)?  I'm assuming it is, but want to make sure.  I know the mic itself weighs just over 21 ounces, and the shock mount probably weighs about half a pound.

My plan is to attach the SP shock mount to the MPC-10, and clamp the MPC-10 to my stand.
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Re: Quick clamp question
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2017, 12:43:26 PM »
Heath,
kindms uses this clamp often for his AKG c414's. They are pretty heavy, and this clamp does a great job holding them with their stock shockmount baskets.
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Re: Quick clamp question
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017, 12:51:24 PM »
Thanks for the fast input.
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Re: Quick clamp question
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2017, 01:04:36 PM »
back when I owned a pair of 414s:

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Re: Quick clamp question
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2017, 01:18:23 PM »
Thanks darby those pictures are really helpful.
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Re: Quick clamp question
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2017, 12:22:25 AM »

I've never had a problem with an AT4033 center mic, it's a solid clamp.

 

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