The Shure Model RK279 provides mounting accessories that enable owners of Shure Model SM11 Omnidirectional Dynamic Lavalier Microphones to use their microphone with a variety of acoustic string and other acoustic instruments. The RK279 is supplied with a shock mount, clip, expansion mount, additional bushings, cloth mounting adapter, and two cable clips. The shock mount and clip are used together for sound hole or other edge mounting. The shock mount and expansion mount are used together for string hole mounting. The cloth adapter is used for string mounting, and the cable clips are used to secure the microphone cable. The RK279 is also supplied with a carrying/storage pouch.
To mount the SM11 on a violin, viola or cello, proceed as follows.
To mount the SM11 on an acoustic guitar (or similar instrument with a wide sound hole), proceed as follows.
Note: The clip teeth are cushioned to avoid marring the instrument finish.
Snap the SM11 into the shock mount and swivel the microphone to the desired position (see Figure 4). Note that the microphone can be positioned on the top surface of the guitar as shown, or placed within the guitar body.
The SM11 can also be used with a number of other musical instruments. For instance, the clip can be affixed the bell of a saxophone, trumpet or trombone. Other uses depend on the availability of edges or surfaces to which the clip can be fastened.
To hold the microphone cable in place, remove the paper backing from the supplied cable clips, affix the clips to a suitable flat surface, and insert the cable in the clip slot.
|Cloth Mounting Adapter||95A961|
|Shock Mount and Clip||90A3645|
|Rubber Bushing, 4 mm||66A161|
|Rubber Bushing, 4.37 mm||66B161|
|Rubber Bushing, 6 mm||66C161|
|Cable Clip (each)||80A291|