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Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10)

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Product Highlights
  • Designed for CS-1 and Similar Microphones

The Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10) expand the diameter of the Sanken CS-1 shotgun mic, allowing it to fit inside the larger clamp-style mounts on high-end video cameras. Since the CS-1 is a relatively small shotgun mic, and the size of shotguns and camera clamp mounts are not standardized, the ROCS let you mount your CS-1 and other similarly-sized shotgun mics in most camera clamp-style mic mounts.

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Quantity 10
Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10)
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    SankenROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10)
     
    4.1

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    • 2 Stars

       

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    78%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (6)
    • Improves system function (3)
    • Time saver (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional recording (6)
      • Outdoor events / games (3)
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        • Experienced (7)

      Reviewed by 9 customers

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      2.0

      Don't buy unless you have other mics.

      By TheNewGuy

      from Bronx, NY

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Limited Function

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

      I bought a pack of 20 and found out that 2 rings come in the pack with microphone. Purchase was unnecessary for the products I bought.

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      3.0

      Not for C100

      By Scott

      from Phoenix

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Limited Function

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

          Bought these because I had seen a web post somewhere that they would work with a Rode NTG-3 and a Canon C100. They fit the Rode fine but don't expand the diameter enough to fit the C100's mic clamp. Also they're a bit overpriced when you consider you can pick up a bag for two dollars at the hardware store.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          RUNNING RINGS

          By pixanator44

          from New York City / Europe

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Firmly Affixes Shotgun

          Cons

          • Awkward To Utilize

          Best Uses

          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

          The ring works better than stuffing a paper wedge into the microphone mount, but it can be awkward to attach and remove quickly. Ideally all mike mounts should be equipped with a built-in diameter control. But these O-rings appear to be the next best thing to keep a shotgun firmly affixed to the camera,

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          5.0

          Better than my makeshift solution

          By Bill D

          from New Jersey

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Usability

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

            I use a couple of these with microphones on my Canon XA-10 Camcorder. It makes the mic fit snugly in the mic holder, and doesn't transmit any camera noise.

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            5.0

            a must have!

            By Hakim - Canon EOS C100

            from Allentown, PA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Sound Quality
            • Improves System Function
            • Saves Time
            • Stealthy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

              Nicely recommended by B&H sales specialist. the mic would never be stable on my Canon EOS C100 without the rings. I put 3 rings on the NTG2 and placed it in the mic holder of the camera.

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              5.0

              Shotgun Mic Attachment

              By TC

              from Ohio

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Saves Time

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

                  Easiest way to make my Ride shotgun mic fit into housing on the Canon XF300.

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                  5.0

                  A Sound O-Ring

                  By Carl Hataway

                  from San Antonio, Texas

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves Sound Quality
                  • Improves System Function
                  • They work
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • NONE

                  Best Uses

                  • Events
                  • Isolation for Mic
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

                  I bought a Sony HXRMC2000U and replaced the microphone with a RODE NTG-2 mic. The RODE is a smaller diameter mic than the one that comes with the MC2000U, the ROCS Rubber O-Rings by Sanken slipped securely over the RODE Mic and made the mic fit tightly in the Sony Microphone holder. I also bought the Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO XLR Adapter for the RODE mic to plug into. I also plug my Sony UWP-V1 into the second XLR connection and can run the RODE and the Sony lav at the same time, capturing the ambient noise with the RODE and the voice with the Sony Lav.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Did the job.

                  By Andy

                  from Denton, TX

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves System Function
                  • Saves Time

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Events
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

                    They're rubber rings and they worked. They fit my Rode shotgun mic to work properly on the PMW-EX1 microphone holder. Nice.

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                    (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Absurd that these are necesary

                    By Documentary Filmmaker

                    from Maplewood, NJ

                    About Me Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Frequent adjusting

                    Best Uses

                    • Professional

                    Comments about Sanken ROCS Rubber O-Rings for CS-1 (10):

                    I bought these rings because the shotgun mount that came with my Sony Z7U has a larger diameter than my Sennheiser shotgun mic.

                    The rubber rings do the job - though you have to line them up properly, which slows you down in the field.

                    Bottom line: it's irritating that they were necessary at all. Sony should have provided a rubber sleeve or something to fit the narrower diameter of a great number of shotgun mics on the market.

                    In fact, the mini-shotgun that comes with the camera has exactly this kind of sleeve, but it is glued to the mic so you can't use it with other mics.

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                    • Business

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