Rode Microphones The Mysterious Blue Ring
What is this blue ring for?
Rode microphones come with a squiggly blue rubber ring and hieroglyphics for instructions.
Luckily, I have cracked the code because I am of course, a wizard.
When you get a Rode mic, like the Rode Procaster, the blue ring is supplied to…..
Make the XLR connection secure. 😐
Use the blue ring inside the XLR port on your RODE mic to ensure the cable is secure and reduce cable noise
Yep, that’s it.
It just keeps the cable secure in the XLR port to reduce cable or connection noise in case the cable isn’t tight in the port.
However, if your cable is already tight and snug, you don’t need to use it. That’s it. Case closed.
All hail, THE BLUE RING OF HOPE!