Wire MX391, MX202, MX412SE, WL18x to 1/8" connector?

FAQ #3558 Updated September 14, 2017

Question:

I have a portable recorder that has an 1/8" jack with plug-in power. How can I connect a Microflex mic to this recorder?

Answer:

Adapting Shure MX391, MX202, MX412SE, MX418SE, WL183, WL184, or WL185 Microphones to "PLUG IN POWER" Microphone Connections - "Monaural Case"

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3.5 mm (1/8”) Monaural Mini-Phone Plug



Wiring Instructions:

  • Do Not Use the Preamplifier Module, if supplied
    (preamplifier is tubular, about ¾" diameter by 3 ½" long).
  • Cut off TA4F 4-pin connector on Microphone Cable.
  • Strip the microphone wire –separate the shield, red and black wires.
  • Connect/solder the red wire to the tip connection.
  • Connect/solder the black and shield wires to the sleeve of the connector.
  • Set the cable clamp and reassemble connector.

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