The Golden Age Project R1SM is a shock mount for the company's R1 series of ribbon mics, which includes the R1 Mk2, R1 Active Mk3, and R1 Tube Active. The R1SM isolates your mic from room vibrations, providing quieter operation.
Isolates R1 Series ribbon mics from room vibrations
Comments about Golden Age Project R1SM -Shock Mount for R1MK2:
Firstly, the Golden Age shock-mount is cheap, so, for only bucks it's not entirely the best designed piece of shock-ware out there. I, personally, got it to support my R1 MKIII Ribbon mic. The first time I tried to set it up, the screw-lock, which is used to control the tilt and lock the position of the shock-mount in place, that screw snapped in two and I had to replace it with some extra drum head parts. Now if I need to tighten or loosen the shock mount I have to do it with a drum tuner. It's not that big of a deal, I broke it, it's not entirely GA's fault, but I have never split a screw in two with my bare hands before. That's definitely a first.. just beware of tightening it too tight I guess, I always tilt the shock-mount back towards the mic-stand so I can push the mount back to a level position while tightening the screw at the same time, which helps keep everything snug and in place. 4 stars instead of 5 because it broke the first time I used it, but also because i've used better shock mounts, though the R1SM is still pretty good when it isn't broken! Nevertheless, despite the drama I will still continue to support GA products! Cheers, -Josh
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