Primacoustic CrashGuardItem ID: CrashGuard
Portable Acoustic Reflection Filter for Drum Kits with Mic-stand Mount
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Miking Drums in the Studio? You Need CrashGuard!Don't compromise when it comes to miking drum kits in your studio! Does cymbal bleed cause you to pull those excellent-sounding toms down in the mix? Does the drummer insist on laying into the cymbals as if his or her life depended on it? Primacoustic's CrashGuard helps you get great drum sounds while keeping overbearing cymbals at bay. This ultra-portable acoustic treatment actually mounts directly onto the mic stand and minimizes cymbal bleed with its open-cell foam construction. You're literally putting acoustic treatment right where you need it!
Primacoustic CrashGuard Portable Acoustic Treatment for Drums Features at a Glance:
Put Primacoustic's CrashGuard at the kit and make your recorded drums sound better than ever!
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Reviewsbased on 4 reviews
Big improvement for little cash
by Sacha from Kirkland, WAWe have been having difficulties minimizing the amount of bleed of the hat and cymbals into the snare and tom microphones. We tried many different mic positions and other tricks, all not very effectiv... read more [+]e. We bought four CrashGuards, then spent a little time finding the best placement option. Bleeds have been reduced significantly enough to no longer being an issue at all. Definitely worth the investment if you have to deal with loud cymbals. Please note that these will only work with mic-stands (won't work with universal clip mounts like Sure A75M for example) close [-]
April 6, 2013
Music Background: Studio Owner, Recording Engineer, Live Engineer
Really helped out
by Kerry d'Hemecourt from Goldsboro NCDrums are always a tough instrument to record. The Primacustic CrashGuards help eliminate over-bleed.
November 7, 2011
Music Background: Recording Engineer, Avalanche Recording Studio
by Grant from Goshen, INI gave this 4 stars because it didn't change my life, but it is a handy little guy when the drummer wants to bash his hats. Cut hat bleed down considerably on the snare mic. Would be a trick to pos... read more [+]ition on toms unless you have stands that come from above. Is most useful on snare for me, and replaces the makeshift barrier I had designed. Had taken a few solid hits from less-experience drummers with no ill-effects. This makes my job easier. close [-]
October 15, 2011
Music Background: producer, recording engineer, touring drummer
by Jason Miller from Nashville, TNI've used the Crash Guard a couple times now. I wanted to reduce hat bleed in the snare mic, and it certainly does that. I was impressed with how much it actually reduced it. I'm sure it does a fin... read more [+]e job protecting your snare mic as well, but that was never really my concern. If you want less hat in your snare mic, this is a very easy solution. close [-]
April 15, 2011
Music Background: Engineer, Mixer, Producer
Bruce, North Canton, OH