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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.”

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“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…”

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Sling-Shock RSM-SS1

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).

Sling-Shock RSM-SS24

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).


Sling-Shock RSM-SS251

The RSM-SS251’s two-inch (50mm) diameter chamber accommodates a number of non-Royer microphones, including ELAM 251s, U-67s, U-87s and other similarly sized microphones.