The Sabra Som Universal Shockmount can be used with any microphone type/size up to 2 inches in diameter. If you are using a microphone to capture audio, then you need to be using a shockmount. The SSM-1 makes it affordable to use a shockmount with each one of your mics.
Engineers KNOW that the first solution, before equalization, feedback suppression, noise gates and other audio "fixes" MUST be an ACOUSTIC solution.
When a microphone picks up an audio signal, It also picks-up unwanted mechanical noise through the microphone stand. This is caused by vibrations in the vicinity - the kick drum, low frequencies from amplifiers, an artist's movements, etc., etc.
It's common for people to seek an electronic solution to this problem, such as use of a noise gate, re-equalization (elimination of low frequencies), etc. Such signal manipulations interfere with the dynamics of the reproduced sound, reducing head room and degrading signal quality and "naturalness."
The SSM-1 (Universal Noise Suppressor Microphone Support) was created to meet the following premise:
For acoustic problems, acoustic solutions.
Check out this video showing you the versatility of the SSM-1 Shockmount
The SSM-1 acoustically isolates a microphone from its stand, reducing noise by approximately 15 dB - all at a very low cost.
It's versatility in mounting methods and adjustments makes the SSM-1 compatible with almost all shapes, sizes and types of microphone on the market, up to 2" in diameter.
To correctly mount a microphone, simply weave it through the parallel, high-quality, braid-covered elastic bands of each ring, two by two.
The central articulated support can be adjusted and refixed along a hexagonal rod to compensate for any imbalance in the set-up's center of gravity. For heavier mics., insert the body of the mic into the bands without weaving, to retain the elasticity.
Then, if necessary, add an additional ring to the bar, by the bottom part of the mic, and weave it around the XLR connector, thus placing the weight of the mic on 3 rings at once.