A Home Made PoP filter

Discussion in 'Pro Audio' started by Abemeister, Jan 26, 2007.

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    Abemeister Guest

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    Paul Stamler Guest

    Paul Stamler, Jan 26, 2007
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  3. It just doesn't seem like it's worth the time to make your own when
    they can be purchased so cheaply. Saving $20 but also investing the
    time in goofing around going out and buying the parts and then making
    it just seems like a poor cost/benefit ratio. But then again, cables
    can be bought dirt cheap and yet I still buy raw cable and connectors
    and solder all my own cables because I like the somewhat quiet and
    metitative process...
     
    thepaulthomas, Jan 26, 2007
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  4. darrelldklein, Jan 26, 2007
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  5. He said it reduced sibilance.

    Of course it did, it reduces the high frequencies.

    All in all, I thought that it was an excellent article on a variation
    of the panty hose around a piece of coat hanger wind screen.

    Now, if I could find a quantity of the angled wire mesh that is used
    on some of the other wind screens, I'd either write an article on
    using it or start marketing the stuff. <G>

    I have two pieces of angled aluminum screen that would work, but they
    are the speaker grilles in my Jaguar, and using them is not cost
    effective.
     
    Richard Kuschel, Jan 27, 2007
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    hank alrich Guest

    Mine cost me $00.85 for an embroidery hoop. The rest of it was odd parts
    I had around, and a length of panty hose.
     
    hank alrich, Jan 27, 2007
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    Paul Stamler Guest

    Ever suddenly need a pop filter on a Sunday night? I have. I still use the
    ones I made then.

    Peace,
    Paul
     
    Paul Stamler, Jan 28, 2007
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    jakdedert Guest

    Yeah, but that's when you show them how you did it, show them the
    article, AND the catalog entry for a ready-made unit...and tell them to
    make their own choice.

    jak
     
    jakdedert, Jan 28, 2007
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    Jake Guest

    But in a pinch, when the store is closed... I had to make a singer sing
    through a pop filter that smelled like perfume once. We really need a
    pop filter and had one within 5 minutes of making a phone call.
    sometimes recording is all about who you know.
     
    Jake, Jan 30, 2007
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