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  1. shock mount(Noun)

    A particular type of microphone mount in which the microphone is suspended by elastic, and so is partially isolated from vibrations that might otherwise be better transmitted to the microphone through the mic stand, causing unwanted sounds to be added to the output signal.


  1. Shock mount

    In a variety of applications, a shock mount is a mechanical fastener that connects two parts elastically. The main part of the shock mount is the elastic frame on the exterior. This helps reduce noise from the surrounding area, without affecting the sound of the microphone. Shock mounts are commonly used on studio microphones to prevent unwanted noise. The shock mount is used to partially isolate the mic from vibrations that might otherwise be transmitted through the mic stand, causing unwanted sounds to be added to the output signal. high-gain amplifiers, design engineers used to shock-mount the tube-socket assemblies in these stages by means of small rubber grommets placed in the screw holes, leaving them in a "floating" situation.


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