Swift-Shield by ASTON microphones is a handy combo of their fabulous SHIELD pop filter, and SWIFT microphone shockmount.
Described by Aston Microphones’ own James Taylor as “the world’s fastest mount”, Swift-Shield is actually quite sophisticated.
Let’s start with the suspension – which has been given the full ‘shock star’ treatment.
With 2 quick release spring clips designed to fit a wide range of mics, from 40-60mm diameter, mounting your microphone takes seconds. It eliminates the need for fiddly rubber bands, yet still offers a high level of elasticity for maximum isolation. As with all Aston products, the use of novel materials combined with their unique, architectural, approach to design is setting new standards for the industry.
The pop filter itself features a solid stainless steel shield, with precisely acid etched hexagonal filter holes.
It gives you a large surface area – 158 x 135 mm (curved), so the vocalist can always be in the right spot for a perfect vocal take. Crystal clear vocals, with excellent acoustic performance, and (of course) first-grade pop control.
Also available: Shield-GN with the same shield configuration, but replacing the shockmount with a simple gooseneck and crocodile clamp to hold the shield on your microphone stand.