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RodeDead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield
 
4.7

(based on 46 reviews)

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    (12)

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    (2)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (43)
  • Lightweight (33)
  • Improves performance (30)
  • Well built / quality (25)
  • Interfaces well with camcorder (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Shooting outdoors (33)
    • Home movies (16)
    • Travel (15)
    • Shooting indoors (5)
    • Upgrade (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Tech savvy (17), Film professional (12), Aspiring film maker (11)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (35)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    purchased for Zoom H2N

    For the price, you can't beat this wind shield and it fits perfectly on my Zoom H2N. It does a much better job than the typical foam wind screen.

    For the price, you can't beat this wind shield and it fits perfectly on my Zoom H2N. It does a much better job than the typical foam wind screen.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good wind shield

    To help with the wind noise when doing an outdoor shoot.

    To help with the wind noise when doing an outdoor shoot.

    Reviewed by 46 customers

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    5.0

    Perfect fit

    By BobLee

    from NC

    About Me Aspiring Film Maker

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Improves Performance
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Movies
      • Replacement
      • Shooting Outdoors
      • Travel
      • Upgrade

      Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

      Works great! Easy to use! Superior wind protection!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Dead Kitten Essential for Outdoor Micing

      By Frank Beacham

      from New York City

      About Me Video Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight
      • Protects From Wind Gusts
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Shooting Outdoors

      Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

      If you use the Rode Stereo VideoMic Pro on a DSLR as I do, you will find the Rode Dead Kitten Wind Shield essential for outdoor work. You never know when a gust of wind will overload the mic and cause you to lose the shot. At under $[$], this wind screen is cheap protection against gusts of wind. I keep it on all the time. It should come with the microphone since it's very necessary.

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      5.0

      Wind Shield

      By Say Anything Photography and Videography

      from Bloomington, Illinois

      About Me Film Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Shooting Outdoors

        Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

        Easy to use. Works great.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Wind Shield!

        By Wild Man Mark

        from Silverton, CO

        About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Interface With Camcorder
        • Improves Performance
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Shooting Outdoors
          • Travel
          • Upgrade

          Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

          Dead Kitten fits nice and snug over the foam (wind shield?) of my Rode-NT4. Works great in any wind under about 20-25mph!

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          4.0

          Excellent results at great price

          By msidoric

          from austin, tx usa

          About Me Film Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Interface With Camcorder
          • Improves Performance
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

          • No Protective Bag

          Best Uses

          • Shooting Outdoors

          Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

          Excellent density and variable length of fur yields excellent wind noise suppression. Very pleased with the wind reduction, and audio transparency.

          The Wind Shield is very well-made, and easy to attack over the Zoom recorder's X-Y internal microphones.

          Minus one star for not having a cheap plastic bag or box that would protect the shield when not in use.

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          5.0

          I love dead kittens

          By Jake the Photo and Video Nerd

          from Washington, DC

          About Me Aspiring Film Maker

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Performance
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shooting Outdoors
            • Travel

            Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

            A solid windscreen, this definitely helps. I'm glad I added it when I bought my Rode mic.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Really kills wind noise

            By Rob Light

            from west Texas

            About Me Tech Savvy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                  I put this on a Behringer condenser mice with a foam windscreen. It did an amazing job of cutting out wind noise. The foam screen seemed to do very little. I left it on because the Dead Kitten is made for a larger mic. This is a long term installation so I zip tied the Dead Kitten to the mic to make sure it does not blow off.

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                  5.0

                  Good Kitty

                  By JoeD

                  from Winston-Salem NC

                  About Me Aspiring Film Maker

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Improves Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Shooting Outdoors

                    Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                    WOrks great! i used it on two windy nights on an H4n and was able to manage. I also took it up on a local mountain on a windy day and was able to fit the foam shield under the Kitten for even more dampening.

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                    5.0

                    Eliminates wind

                    By Tangent

                    from Pueblo, CO

                    About Me Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Improves Performance
                    • Lightweight
                    • Quality Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Movies
                      • Shooting Outdoors
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                      Most sites in Colorado have at least some breeze. My D7100 mics are so sensitive they are practically useless outside. The Dead Kitten virtually eliminates the problem with strong breezes or winds.

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                      5.0

                      Awesome!!

                      By Alumni Productions

                      from Norman, OK

                      About Me Film Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Interface With Camcorder
                      • Improves Performance
                      • Lightweight
                      • Quality Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Shooting Outdoors

                        Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                        Blocks wind very well and ver portable. Works for a few different size small mics. Good to have if you are flowing from inside to outside shooting. Quickly covers mic and easy to take off and fits in pocket.

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                        5.0

                        Furry

                        By Sherwinat0r

                        from San Diego, CA

                        Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                        Get this when you get a video mic for your camera. It's a must when filming outside when it's windy.

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                        5.0

                        Works Great

                        By Brookbank Road

                        from Near Chicago

                        About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Tech Savvy

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Good Interface With Camcorder
                        • Improves Performance
                        • Lightweight
                        • Quality Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home Movies
                          • Shooting Outdoors

                          Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                          Works great and seems to stop the winder interference.

                          I purchased this in a kit with the Stereo VideoMic Pro. Use it for taping out door marching band performances. Usually from the top of the press box there is a lot of wind and this has been an issue for a number of years. I also have a VideoMic Pro shotgun equipped with a similar screen.

                          My daughter was concerned about the name but I explained it was artificial fur and everything was good.

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                          5.0

                          sethbwood@gmail.com

                          By Seth

                          from Boston, MA

                          About Me Aspiring Film Maker

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Improves Performance
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Shooting Outdoors

                            Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                            I use this with my Zoom H4N. It fits perfect and gives great performance in windy condition. For the price you can't go wrong.

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                            5.0

                            very cute

                            By Kyle Bird

                            from Montreal

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Good Interface With Camcorder
                            • Improves Performance
                            • Lightweight
                            • Quality Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Home Movies
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                              im happy anyway

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good product

                              By PaulS

                              from London, United Kingdom

                              About Me Technically Challenged

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Improves Performance
                              • Quality Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Shooting Outdoors

                                Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                                I use this on my Sony M10 recorder, it's much better than the Rycote windshield made specifically for the M10. What's good about it is it's far more effective, larger and more elastic. The Rycote keeps slipping off, this one doesn't, I can pull it half over the recorder if needed, and it will also fit on several microphones I have - good value too.

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                                4.0

                                Excellent windscreen

                                By Doc

                                from Hattiesburg, MS

                                About Me Tech Savvy

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Good Interface With Camcorder
                                • Improves Performance
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home Movies
                                  • Shooting Outdoors
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                                  Like most kittens, it sheds-keep it isolated from camerra and lenses. It looks a little strange but works great.

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                                  4.0

                                  Works like it should

                                  By YNPpro

                                  from Carlsbad, Ca

                                  About Me Tech Savvy

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Improves Performance
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Shooting Outdoors

                                    Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                                    Easy to use and would buy again. It would be nice if microphone could be designed not to need one.

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                                    4.0

                                    Bye bye the noise of wind : )

                                    By Lamack le parisien

                                    from Paris, Ile de France, France

                                    About Me Technically Challenged

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use

                                    Cons

                                    • Flimsy Design

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home Movies
                                    • Shooting Indoors
                                    • Shooting Outdoors
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                                    This dead kitten works very well with my Rode Stéréo VideoMic Pro. Like I wrote in the Headline " bye bye the noise of wind ", The Cons, it's not very beautiful, and it make my mcrophone very huge. This accesory makes a good job.

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                                    • Yes

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                                    4.0

                                    Works in light to moderate wind

                                    By Shutterbug Steve

                                    from New Britain CT

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Improves Performance
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                                        Dead Kitten was installed on a Rode Stereo mic on a Canon D5-MarkII. Comparison is between mic with the foam wind shield that comes with the mic, and the Dead Kitten installed over the foam shield. In strong wind (20 knots) with the Dead Kitten, recordings still had considerable wind noise. In light wind it eliminated wind noise. It helped in moderate wind.

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                                        5.0

                                        It works

                                        By Bob

                                        from Miami, FL

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Home Movies
                                          • Shooting Outdoors

                                          Comments about Rode Dead Kitten Artificial Fur Wind Shield:

                                          Not much else to say, but in case you don't already know this is far better than a foam wind shield.

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