(term) Shockmount

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    A mechanical device that is designed to isolate the transducer of a microphone from shocks, vibrations or handling noise. Both internal and external mounts are used, but the most commonly used shockmount are external and use some kind of elastic material to suspend and isolate the microphone from the stand it is attached to. Certain flight cases are also shockmounted to prevent damage to equipment that can occur due to handling issue while in transit.
     

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