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

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

Date Updated: September 14, 2017 FAQ #3558
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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