BD-10 and HC-35 are now shipping worldwide

17th January 2024 – Ashby, United KingdomRycote are pleased to announce the immediate availability of two cutting-edge microphones that expand and enhance its professional microphone portfolio. Tailored for film production, sports broadcasts, and field recording applications, these new additions solidify Rycote’s commitment to delivering top-tier audio solutions.

“I’ve always found Rycote’s products to meet my expectations in terms of clear sound and adaptability to the environment. Often, I have to select gear for expansive outdoor shots, ambient sounds, dialogues, and studio recording. Their versatility is unmatched; they’re lightweight and capable of handling various tasks. Moreover, the protective cases have proven essential during expeditions, especially when I have to travel under rough conditions, such as being in the middle of the ocean with a constant 100 km wind. Rycote’s BD10 and HC 35 Mics are my top choice for their quiet signal-to-noise ratio and bright vocal response. It’s a great victory to have such adaptable mics,” comments Keith Alexander, professional sound recordist.

Expanding the Pencil Format, Rycote introduces the BD-10 Figure-of-8 microphone, crafted for MS recordings in field recording applications, with a primary focus on ambient sounds and dialogues. Simultaneously, the HC-35 Long Shotgun microphone joins the shotgun design lineup, specifically engineered for sports broadcasts, expansive outdoor shots, and scripted TV dialogues.

Maintaining the hallmark sound signature and low-self noise performance synonymous with Rycote microphones, the BD-10 and HC-35 stand out as versatile, high-performance tools. These new offerings seamlessly integrate with Rycote’s industry-standard windshields and shock mounting accessories, positioning Rycote as the premium choice in the industry, providing comprehensive solutions even in the most demanding applications.


The BD-10 microphone features an innovative capsule design which allows for accurate stereo recordings with excellent detail and clarity. In addition, it has an integrated suspension system which minimises any handling noise or vibration. This makes it perfect for capturing dialogues or ambience in film production as well as field recording applications. 

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The HC-35 long shotgun microphone is specifically designed for a wide variety of broadcasting applications, such as football games and other applications where clear audio capture is mission critical. It offers superior off-axis rejection which helps reduce unwanted noise from the surroundings, thus ensuring you capture only what you require. Additionally, its lightweight design makes it very convenient and easy to handle. 

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Rycote has developed a microphone range that balances quality with unparalleled versatility, creating a harmonious combination that meets the diverse needs of sound recordists.

With these two new additions to the range that are now available, Rycote continues to set itself apart as a leader in audio capture technologies. 

“We are excited to announce that these two highly anticipated additions to our microphone range are now shipping. Our team worked diligently to not only deliver exceptional sound and accurate reproduction but also to establish an attractive and competitive market position—a differentiator that truly sets us apart,” comments Bjorn Rennemo-Henriksen, Audio Sales Sr Director. 

With these two new additions now available, Rycote significantly expands its microphone range, offering not only a diverse array of choices for various productions but also a wise investment for audio professionals seeking unparalleled quality.


About Rycote: 

Rycote Microphone Windshields has been developing and delivering the industry standard shock and wind protection for the extremes of field production sound for fifty years. In addition to producing industry-standard shock and wind protection tools, Rycote also offers a range of high-quality microphones, including HC Shotgun Mics and Pencil Microphones, designed to provide precision recording capabilities across a variety of recording environments.The company builds the best field production tools for microphones today, while engineering the tools of the future. Find out more at: 


About Videndum Media Solutions

Videndum Media Solutions is a division of Videndum plc, an international group of companies serving customers in the growing content creation market. Videndum Media Solutions designs, manufactures and distributes premium branded photographic and video equipment such as tripods; bags; filters; backgrounds; motion control; lights and microphones for professional and hobbyist photographers and video-makers; and content creators. Positioning Videndum Media Solutions as the leading global provider of accessories within the fast-growing digital multi-media content market, the portfolio includes the following premium brands: Audix; Avenger; Colorama; Gitzo; JOBY; Lowepro; Manfrotto; Rycote; Savage and Syrp Lab. All products are distributed on a direct basis in 11 markets across the world through Videndum Media Distribution, as well as many other markets through a network of qualified retail partners.