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Rycote Classic Softie Windshield Kit 18cm

Code: SYN/RY033352
The original slip-on windshield, the Classic-Softie offers proven, cost-effective wind protection at a moment’s notice.


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The genuine Classic-Softie set the standard for slip-on wind protection. Advanced materials, adhesives and assembly techniques all combine to make the Softie an extremely tough product that provides excellent wind protection to withstand the harshest environments.

Classic-Softie Windshield

Providing lightning-fast wind protection, the Softie is designed modern day ENG and location recording.

Specially designed acoustic foam and synthetic fur achieve up to 25 dB of wind-noise reduction without any adverse effect on high frequencies. While protecting the mic, the specialty foam is impervious to UV and moisture damage making this a trusted tool for years of effective use in the harshest environments.

Softie windshields are available in a large range of sizes to fit most popular shotgun microphones.

Classic-Softie with Shock Mount Kits

The Classic-Softie is available in numerous kit configurations along with InVision Shock Mounts. These convenient kits combine our classic, fast and easy to use wind protection with InVision Lyre technology for excellent value and performance.

Classic-Softie Kits

Perfect for boom mounting or hand-held recording, the Classic-Softie kit has all the essential components necessary for modern day ENG and location recording. The Classic-Softie is the simplest, most robust & cost-effective windshield in our range.

Available for various shotgun microphone lengths and diameters.

The Classic-Softie Kits include:

  • Classic-Softie Windshield
  • InVision Softie Lyre Mount with Pistol Grip
  • 40cm XLR-3F/3M cable (4.8mm)
  • Brush for fur maintenance



19-22mm diameter

Click here for specs of 24-25mm diameter Softie

Weight & Dimensions To fit mic diameter: 19-22 mm
Internal Length: 180mm
External Length: 205mm
Rubber diameter: 70mm
Overall diameter: 120mm
Fur length: 25mm
Fur Colour: Grey
Height: 70mm
Net Weight: .061Kg
Item Code Classic Softie 033052
Softie Kit 033352
Mic Compatibility AKG: C 568 EB, CK 68 ULS C460B Full + RED
Beyer Dynamic: MCE 86 N (C) S, MCE 87vs
Sanken: CS-3e
Sennheiser: ME 66 K6, ME 80 K3U, MKH 416, MKH 418
Sony: ECM 670, ECM 678, ECM 680S

24-25mm Diameter

Weight & Dimensions To fit mic diameter: 24-25mm
Internal Length: 180mm
External Length: 205 mm
Rubber diameter: 70mm
Overall diameter: 120mm
Fur length: 25mm
Fur Colour: Grey
Net Weight: 0.061Kg
Item Code Classic Softie 033053
Softie Kit 033353
Mic Compatibility Sennheiser:MKH 60
Sony: ECM 672