Introduction

Need to know how to replace the cords on your condenser mic shock mount without any hassle or worries you are doing it wrong? Look no further, this guide will show you the proper steps to replacing the cords in a proper fashion.

Tools

No tools required.

Image 1/2: Be gentle with the removal of the cords. Forceful removal could result in damaging the mic holder itself. Image 2/2: Be gentle with the removal of the cords. Forceful removal could result in damaging the mic holder itself.
  • Begin by removing the top broken cord from the mic holder.

    • Be gentle with the removal of the cords. Forceful removal could result in damaging the mic holder itself.

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Image 1/3: Removing the final cord will disconnect the mic holder from the outer ring. Make sure the mic holder is secure and won't fall once the final cord is removed. Image 2/3: Removing the final cord will disconnect the mic holder from the outer ring. Make sure the mic holder is secure and won't fall once the final cord is removed. Image 3/3: Removing the final cord will disconnect the mic holder from the outer ring. Make sure the mic holder is secure and won't fall once the final cord is removed.
  • Once the top cord is properly removed, remove the bottom cord.

    • Removing the final cord will disconnect the mic holder from the outer ring. Make sure the mic holder is secure and won't fall once the final cord is removed.

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Image 1/3: Cord lengths can be adjusted after it has been attached to the four slots. Image 2/3: Cord lengths can be adjusted after it has been attached to the four slots. Image 3/3: Cord lengths can be adjusted after it has been attached to the four slots.
  • Begin by attaching the bottom cord to the four slots attached to the mic holder.

    • Cord lengths can be adjusted after it has been attached to the four slots.

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  • Once the bottom cord is securely attached, attach the top cord the same way.

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Image 1/3: Take the bottom cord loops and string them on the outer rings' hooks. Image 2/3: Each cord hoop should be about the same length so that the mic holder is centered in the outer ring. Image 3/3: It is easier to string opposite cord hoops first rather than stringing them consecutively.
  • Next, take the mic holder and center it in the middle of the outer ring.

  • Take the bottom cord loops and string them on the outer rings' hooks.

    • Each cord hoop should be about the same length so that the mic holder is centered in the outer ring.

    • It is easier to string opposite cord hoops first rather than stringing them consecutively.

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  • Flip the parts over so the top is facing up and hook the top cord onto the outer ring.

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Image 1/2: Be sure the cords are secure and won't snap off before reattaching your microphone. Image 2/2: Be sure the cords are secure and won't snap off before reattaching your microphone.
  • Once both of the cords are secure, you may reattach the shock mount to the mic stand.

    • Be sure the cords are secure and won't snap off before reattaching your microphone.

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Image 1/2: Once it is confirmed that the cords are attached securely, use your shock mount at your leisure. Image 2/2: Once it is confirmed that the cords are attached securely, use your shock mount at your leisure.
  • Carefully reattach your condenser microphone to the shock mount to make sure the cords are connected properly.

  • Once it is confirmed that the cords are attached securely, use your shock mount at your leisure.

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