Introduction

The XLR connector is the point where the XLR cable is inserted into the microphone. The XLR cable then carries the sound to the amplifiers.

Parts

No parts required.

Holding the microphone connector in one hand and the microphone base in the other, line up the screw in the connector with the hole in the middle of the microphone.
  • Holding the microphone connector in one hand and the microphone base in the other, line up the screw in the connector with the hole in the middle of the microphone.

  • Also, align the ridge on the microphone connector (located near the top of the connector) with the slot in the base of the microphone.

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With those parts aligned, push the connector back into the microphone until the screw lines up with hole in the side of the microphone.
  • With those parts aligned, push the connector back into the microphone until the screw lines up with hole in the side of the microphone.

  • Do not push the microphone past this point or the connector may become stuck.

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Using a small flat head screw driver, turn the screw in the side of the microphone clockwise until it is tight.
  • Using a small flat head screw driver, turn the screw in the side of the microphone clockwise until it is tight.

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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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Hi. I have followed the steps to #3. “Using a small flat head screw driver, turn the screw in the side of the microphone clockwise until it is tight. “ However, the connector does not stay in place. It is still loose where the connector moves inside the microphone. I cannot get it to sit tight .

Joe Lee - Reply

Hi. I followed up to step #3. However, the connector does not stay tight. It keeps on moving inside with a little push.

Joe Lee - Reply

Hi. I followed up to step #3. But, the connect is still loose… Moves inside the microphone.

Joe Lee - Reply

Are the threads on your screw stripped?

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