Sling-Shock Microphone Shockmount
The Sling-Shock™ (Patent No. 8,571,250) is a revolutionary departure from traditional shockmount designs. We’ve done away with unreliable rubberized parts and elastic cords, producing a durable shockmount that provides exceptional isolation from vibration, rumble and resonances.
Our proprietary system of non-resonant nylon cable and damped steel springs acts to isolate the microphone from vibrations induced from the microphone stand. These vibrations appear as rumble and/or low-grade noise across the bandwidth and are greatly reduced by use of the Sling-Shock.
Sling-Shocks also eliminate the self-resonance that traditional shockmounts can generate on high SPL applications like close-miked electric guitar. Shockmount self-resonance creates harmonic interferences at various frequencies – Sling-Shocks eliminate the issue. The Sling-Shock’s superior vibration-reduction capabilities and lack of self-resonance allow engineers to capture performances free of vibration-related interference across the bandwidth.A cable clip is included on each Sling-Shock. Loop a length of cable under the microphone, then secure the cable to the mic clip to minimize cable-related vibrations.
Sling Shock Features:
- Superior isolation from vibration, shock and rumble
- Lack of self-resonance on high SPL applications
- Felt-lined, scratch-free microphone chamber holds mic securely
- No rubberized parts to degrade or stretch
- Built in microphone cable clip minimizes cable-related vibration
- Flexible for easy microphone positioning
- Lifetime warranty
“…I have yet to find an instance when it (the Sling-Shock) didn’t improve the performance of my recording.
…floor vibrations are common in drum rooms (when not on a concrete slab) and the Sling-Shock does a fantastic job of eliminating them without cutting into the body of kit’s sound.
My favorite application is using the Sling-Shock with a Royer R-122 on electric guitar. The R-122 already has a tight bottom end but the low-frequency clarity and fullness is even better with the Sling-Shock.
Simply stated, the Sling-Shock is a great, straightforward way to improve any microphone-sourced signal chain.”
“I found it to be easy to use and extremely effective in isolating even quite extreme mechanical vibrations and shocks. The build quality is excellent…”
The Sling-Shock RSM-SS1 is sized to fit Royer’s 1-inch diameter ribbon mics; R-121, R-122 MKll, R-122V and SF-12 ribbon microphones. The RSM-SS1 will work with any cylindrical microphone measuring approximately one inch in diameter (+/- 1/8 inch).
The RSM-SS24 accommodates Royer’s SF-2, SF-24 and SF-24V microphones, and any cylindrical microphone measuring approximately 1 ½ inch in diameter (+/- 1/8 inch).