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Introduction to Windscreens

zepp iconBefore we get into a discussion of windscreens, a preliminary word about wind noise. There are two types of wind noise that will affect your soundtrack: acoustic wind noise and contact wind noise. Acoustic wind noise is sound of the wind blowing in the environment. It may be the howling that the wind makes blowing through trees and between buildings. It is a form of ambiance, just like traffic noise. Because it is a generated background noise in our environment, it cannot be controlled by a windscreen.

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