Introduction

The XLR connector is the point where the XLR cable is inserted into the microphone. The XLR cable carries the signal to the sound mixer and speakers.

Parts

No parts required.

Using a small flat head screwdriver, gently turn the retaining screw at the bottom of the microphone counterclockwise until it stops or provides resistance.
  • Using a small flat head screwdriver, gently turn the retaining screw at the bottom of the microphone counterclockwise until it stops or provides resistance.

  • The retaining screw is mounted to the connector and has a left-handed thread. Turning the screw clockwise locks the connector in place. Turning it counterclockwise lowers it down into the hole, releasing the connector.

  • Once the screw stops, do not try to loosen it further.

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Plug an XLR cable into the loose connector.
  • Plug an XLR cable into the loose connector.

  • While holding the disconnect button down, pull on the cable to remove the connector from the body of the microphone.

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Conclusion

After installing the connector back into the microphone, it should be ready to connect to any XLR cable.

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This helped me fix a mic where the screw was not properly raised into the mic body. The XLR plug had been turned. With this information I was able to figure out how to remove the XLR plug, line it up, put it back in and properly raise the screw to hold it in place.

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