IBC 2017 Latest News - New Rycote Softie Lite

IBC 2017 Latest News - New Rycote Softie Lite

Rycote have just announced a brand new product at IBC 2017 - The Softie-Lite. The Softie-Lite is the new Rycote slip-on windshield, designed specifically to compliment the Rycote INV-Lite boom shock-mount. Available in two versions - a 19mm and a 21mm variant - the compact Softie-Lite windshield allows for faster booming indoors, compared a standard ‘foam’.Rycote_SoftieLite

Rycote Softie-Lite 19 slip-on windshield
Rycote Softie-Lite 21 slip-on windshield


  • Designed specifically for use with the INV-Lite shock-mount;
  • For use with shorter, lighter shotgun mics for interior booming;
  • Provides more protection against plosives and wind noise than a traditional foam windshield;
  • Allows for outdoor use in very light winds – so it’s great for transitions, indoors to outdoors, in these conditions;
  • Available in two versions; for 19mm and 21mm microphones respectively;
  • Robust, reliable Rycote quality;
  • Lightweight & compact - just 27g and only 170cm long.


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