Part of the Cyclone windshield system, the Rycote Cyclone Pair of Universal Lyre is designed to effectively isolate microphones from handling noises and vibrations. These Lyre clips have a 72 shore hardness and are compatible with shotguns microphones with diameters ranging from 0.74 to 0.98" (19 to 25mm) including the Sanken CS3, Sennheiser MKH 416, Rode NTG-3, Schoeps CMIT 5U, and Neumann KMR 81i.
The Lyre clips have a proprietary design that's extremely robust and virtually unbreakable, as they do not use elastic or rubber components, which are prone to wear and tear. These backward-compatible Lyre have replaced the original silicone O-ring suspension and can be bought separately to upgrade older suspensions.
The soft-grip internal surface on the mic clip helps prevent the mic from twisting or slipping. It also keeps mics with powder-coated surface scratch-free.