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Introduction

The following guide will teach you how to examine the wind screen, power cord, jack, and diaphragm.

Image 1/3: Once the foam windscreen is removed, examine the windscreen looking for thinning, holes, tears, or discoloration. Any of these issues may be the cause of the sound distortion. Image 2/3: Once the foam windscreen is removed, examine the windscreen looking for thinning, holes, tears, or discoloration. Any of these issues may be the cause of the sound distortion. Image 3/3: Once the foam windscreen is removed, examine the windscreen looking for thinning, holes, tears, or discoloration. Any of these issues may be the cause of the sound distortion.
  • Remove the windscreen from the top of the microphone.

  • Once the foam windscreen is removed, examine the windscreen looking for thinning, holes, tears, or discoloration. Any of these issues may be the cause of the sound distortion.

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  • Locate the jack of the microphone and look for: discoloration, rust, breaks in the piece, as well as making sure the jack is not bent or torn from the power cord.

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  • Inspect the cord for splits, breaks, or loose wires. Check the cord from one end to the other, making sure the cord is attached to the microphone.

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  • To check the cord further by unscrewing the bottom piece of the microphone from the top. Rotate clockwise to unscrew the bottom and examine.

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Image 1/3: Use a Phillips head (#00) screwdriver, to remove the diaphragm and separate the diaphragm from the base of the microphone. Image 2/3: Use a Phillips head (#00) screwdriver, to remove the diaphragm and separate the diaphragm from the base of the microphone. Image 3/3: Use a Phillips head (#00) screwdriver, to remove the diaphragm and separate the diaphragm from the base of the microphone.
  • Another to assessing distortion is to inspect the diaphragm. For further information, see the Diaphragm Examination Guide

  • Use a Phillips head (#00) screwdriver, to remove the diaphragm and separate the diaphragm from the base of the microphone.

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Image 1/3: If the diaphragm is dirty, clean it with a dry towel or cotton swab by gently brushing dirt and/or rust off the piece. Image 2/3: If the diaphragm is dirty, clean it with a dry towel or cotton swab by gently brushing dirt and/or rust off the piece. Image 3/3: If the diaphragm is dirty, clean it with a dry towel or cotton swab by gently brushing dirt and/or rust off the piece.
  • Inspect the diaphragm checking to see if the piece is dirty, bent, or has holes. If it is bent or has holes, it may need to be replaced.

  • If the diaphragm is dirty, clean it with a dry towel or cotton swab by gently brushing dirt and/or rust off the piece.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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