[sdiy] Toggle switch for mic

ColinMuirDorward colindorward at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 05:42:23 CEST 2020

Doug, that's a really good idea, but in this case, there isn't one!

On Mon, Sep 21, 2020, 8:35 PM Doug Jackson, <doug at doughq.com> wrote:

> I would re-task the on/off switch on the Mic.
> I am personally not a fan of on/off switches on microphones.  It all too
> often creates a comical situation where an inexperienced presenter is
> talking - silently - while looking at the sound people wondering why they
> are silent.  Only to discover later that they turned the mic off.......
> I normally bypass them.
> It then falls to the job of the desk operator to turn the mic on / off as
> required.
> Kindest regards,
> Doug Jackson
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> On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 1:04 PM ColinMuirDorward <colindorward at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for switches that can be installed into
>> the body of a mic?
>> I'm about to mod an mxl990 and would like to add a switch to select
>> between omni or cardioid pattern. (The new capsule has both).
>> As for the switch itself, I'm not really sure what I'm looking for, so
>> any ideas are welcome!
>> Cheers,
>> Colin
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