Double MS Windshield Set PIANI

Set with microphones


  • complete set with three microphones for Double MS

Order number

  • No. 175202



This Double MS Plug & Play set includes microphones, windscreen and cable for recording using the Double MS technique. It is intended for recording the three unprocessed microphone signals and subsequent post-processing with our Double MS plug-in.

The set contains the following products:

  • 2 * No. 121015: CCM 4 L (cardioid)
  • No. 121105: CCM 8 L (Fig-8)
  • No. CIN-PIA-CCM: Pianissimo PIANI-3, windshield set for 3 * CCM
  • No. 152402: K DMS 5 U, XLR-7 multicore cable
  • No. 152401: AK DMS/3U, breakout cable (XLR-7F/3*XLR-3M)

The CCM microphones can be replaced with the corresponding combinations of CMC 1 L amplifier and MK capsule.

Technical Specifications

Stereophonic recording technique

Double MS


Double M/S – a Surround recording technique put to test

Paper on the basics and properties of the Double M/S technique

Helmut Wittek et al., 2010


Stereo and Surround recording principles

by Helmut Wittek, 2012.


Surround brochure

Infos on recording techniques for Surround Sound, from 2007

User Brochures

Schoeps Surround Microphones

presents surround recroding techniques

Helmut Wittek, 2012


Old Town festival

Ambience at the open air festival in Durlach (Recording: Moritz Müller, SCHOEPS)

Sound Samples: Double MS

Ambience Marketplace

Ambience with tram in Durlach (Recording: Daniel Keinath, SCHOEPS)

Sound Samples: Double MS

Beethoven piano concert

Recording: Daniel Keinath, SCHOEPS

Sound Samples: Double MS

Double-MS Test signal

Sine bursts reproduced clockwise between 0° and 360°

Sound Samples: Double MS


Test signal: dry castagnets reproduced clockwise at the angles 0° - 30° - 60° - 90° - 120° - 150° - 180° - 210° - 240° - 270° - 300° - 330° (Recording: Magdalena Plewa, SCHOEPS)

Sound Samples: Double MS

Shostakovich Symphony

Orchestral recording, Double MS as the main microphone, additional 4th channel: lowpass-filtered omni (CCM 2 compact microphone + LP 40 lowpass filter)

Recording: students of the Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart/ Prof. Oliver Curdt recorded in winter semester 2006 / 2007 5th symphony, Shostakovich, beginning of the 4th movement Christophorus Symphonie Orchester Stuttgart (CSO)

Sound Samples: Double MS

AK DMS 3U Assembly Instructions

User guides, manuals


Variants & Options

Instead of the CCM microphones, microphones consisting of a CMC 1 L amplifier and an MK capsule are also suitable. The Double MS Windshield Set Pianissimo can alternatively be ordered in this modular form.