The URSA Story

The URSA Story

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Demonstrating Lav Mic positions at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Demonstrating Lav Mic positions at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

URSA Straps was founded in 2015 by UK based Sound Mixer Simon Bysshe and his partner Laura Smith who works as a Costume Designer.

Laura & Simon began making URSA Straps by hand in a garage in Chiswick, London. They produced many prototypes from as early as 2011 which Simon tested out on set while working as a Boom Operator. 

After surging demand we scaled up production with the aid of two highly experienced manufacturing firms in Northern England.

Since their launch in 2016 URSA has diversified into radio mic consumables such as URSA Foamies, Soft Circles, Moleskin Tape, MiniMounts, Belt Pouches & much more.

For the latest news on products launches and events please follow us on Instagram or Facebook.

Video demonstrations of all our products are available on our YouTube page.

URSA Straps are manufactured in the United Kingdom & distributed globally via The Audio Dept. If you would like to stock our products please contact us at enquiries@ursastraps.com

URSA Straps product designs are Patented in the United States and protected by an EUIPO Registered Community Design in Europe.

Interview with Simon Bysshe
co-founder URSA Straps
Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Demonstrating Lav Mic positions at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Demonstrating Lav Mic positions at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Laura & Simon at the URSA Radio Mic Workshop at Storyline Studios in Oslo, Jan 2019

Interview with Simon Bysshe, co-founder URSA Straps

URSA At IBC 2018 Video

(video credit: soundrolling.com)

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