How do I connect a Beyer MCE53 or MCE6 to the TA4 connector on a Shure bodypack?
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Connecting Beyer MCE53 and MCE6 microphone to any Shure bodypack transmitter with a Switchcraft TA4M input connector (shown below.)
The resistor and capacitor should fit inside of the TA4F
The mating connector for the Shure wireless transmitters is a Switchcraft TA4F. This connector is available from the Shure Service Department at 800-516-2525 or 847-600-8699 as part number WA330.
The connector can also be purchased from Mouser Electronics at 800-346-6873.
PIN 1 = cable shield / audio return / bias return
PIN 2 = +5V DC Bias
PIN 3 = audio input for dynamic mics or instruments
PIN 4 = 20K Ohms resistor to ground jumpered to pin 3 for condenser mics