The Piano is a highly efficient windshield for the CMIT 5 or the SuperCMIT. Its special geometry leads to high acoustical transparency and thus extremely low coloration. At the same time the attenuation of wind noise is very high.
The piano for the first time realized a number of unique features. Its suspended cage avoids the transmission of noise from the boom to the microphone. This makes it much easier for the boom operator. The microphone itself is suspended as well, by a CINELA OSIX-type elastic suspension. The piano is extremely easy to use: both the installation of the microphone as well as the change of the fur only requires only a few actions. Furthermore, it is built very robust, with the help of modern plastic.
The Piano PIA-1 is composed of: