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I know a lot of us finally have shows coming up, including a lot of outdoor ones. I thought some discussion on this might be helpful. I'm not really sure where to buy windscreens for my Naks. I wanted to support TS retailers but it looks like the member making them hasn't been in production for several years now. Which online retailers would be helpful for this?
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I know a lot of us finally have shows coming up, including a lot of outdoor ones. I thought some discussion on this might be helpful. I'm not really sure where to buy windscreens for my Naks. I wanted to support TS retailers but it looks like the member making them hasn't been in production for several years now. Which online retailers would be helpful for this?

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I can’t speak to the size, but I’ve used that ballistic Movo for years at outdoor shows, including Red Rocks a couple of times. It works really well at cutting out the wind noise. It’s much better than the WindTech 1200 with dead rats that I use indoors for a/c and fans.
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Just ordered 2 of the Movo WST 50 3cm. Thanks for the advice. Have they held up well outside with no rats ?
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So far, they've kept wind noise under control, even without rats.
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What size of movo do I need for DPA402X?

Need to order some.

Thanks in advance.

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Another strong vote for the Movo WST screens. BTW, the "3cm" size are not sold everywhere. Besides the manufacturer site listed above, Adorama has them.

phil_er_up: That's the size you want for your DPAs.
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Great thread thanks I just picked up the 3cm for my TF-5 mics. I was astounded by how much wind got through the Røde brand rats my first use with them  ::) Fortunately it was only vocal and guitar because I had to roll off a ton of low end. I rarely tape outdoors so I can’t justify the Rycote Super Softies; hopefully these will get close enough.

Should the mic be inserted to bottom out in the inner foam or left a little shy?

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Another strong vote for the Movo WST screens. BTW, the "3cm" size are not sold everywhere. Besides the manufacturer site listed above, Adorama has them.

phil_er_up: That's the size you want for your DPAs.
Thank you Voltronic. It is appreciated.
Will order some.

Get leaks of wind burst at shows sometimes using the supplied DPA wind screens even with home made Dead Rats. Seems like the supplied DPA wind screens can take maybe 10-15 MPH before the wind affects the mics sound. With the supplied DPA wind screens and my Home made dead rats can take up to 30-35 MPH though they sometimes will have wind leak through the dead rats and affect the mics sound.

Is the general consensus that you do or don't need "Dead rats" over the Movo to protect the mics from the wind?
If you need "dead rats" over the Movo - Where do you buy them?

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I use the furry movo's and have never had an issue!  the ones above are supposedly better than the furry ones I have....
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I use the furry movo's and have never had an issue!  the ones above are supposedly better than the furry ones I have....

I have both Movo types (ballistic and furry) and have found that the furry works quite well, but the ballistic is the better of the two IMO.
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