[sdiy] Toggle switch for mic

ColinMuirDorward colindorward at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 15:25:26 CEST 2020


Thanks Terry, they don't seem to sell individual parts, though.
C

On Tue, Sep 22, 2020, 5:53 AM TERRY SHULTZ, <thx1138 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> microphone-parts.com
>
> These guys have pretty good kits and parts
>
> Regards,
>
> Terry
>
> On Sep 21, 2020, at 8:42 PM, ColinMuirDorward <colindorward at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> Doug, that's a really good idea, but in this case, there isn't one!
> C
>
> 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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