Marantz Pro Sound Shield Compact - Frequently Asked Questions

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sound shield compactThe Marantz Pro Compact is a professional vocal reflection filter that "shields" a microphone from environmental disturbances in the Studio or field while recording. It is designed to mount to a microphone stand and features two folding metal panels, insulated with high-quality foam, which makes it easily transportable. This article covers a few frequently asked questions about the Marantz Pro Sound Shield Compact.


 Frequently Asked Questions


How can the Sound Shield Compact help my recordings?

In non-acoustically treated room there can be a lot of unwanted sound interference while recording, such as sound wave echoes from the singers voice reverberating off the surrounding surfaces.   

These reflecting sound waves can ruin recordings of even the best performances, but the can be minimized by absorption and diffusion panels on the walls and ceiling of the recording room. Sound treating a room this way can be rather costly and requires a vast knowledge of how the sound interacts with surrounding surfaces.

The Sound Shield Compact is the cost effective solution to these recording issues.

It is composed of two key components, the folding diffusion shell, and the foam absorption lining. The outer shell is composed two curved metal plates are vented with small holes designed to redirect unwanted audio from reaching the microphone. The inner walls of the diffusion shell are lined with high quality foam used to absorb the source's reflecting audio waves that are being recorded after they reach the microphone.


What are the dimensions and weight of the Sound Shield Compact?

Below are the dimensions for the Marantz Sound Shield Compact:

  • Unfolded: 16.7" x 6.1" x 12"  L x W x H
  • Folded: 5.9" x 10.5" x 12"  L x W x H
  • Weight: 4 lbs (1.8kg)


How can I mount the Sound Shield Compact?

The Marantz Sound Shield Compact can be mounted to any standard microphone stand via its built-in threaded insert.



Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an Marantz Pro product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Marantz Pro technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.




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