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Re: Shure 183 p-i-p adapter cable

Subject: Re: Shure 183 p-i-p adapter cable
From: Rob Danielson <>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 11:03:28 -0500
I ran into an IT technician form Shure this weekend  and he mentioned 
that for their own recording interests, some of the engineers at 
Shure have made small "T" shaped stereo mics from 183 capsules to run 
off of MD mic jack power.  Rob D.

= = =

At 5:53 PM -0500 6/28/04, Rob Danielson wrote:
>Thanks Dan!
>show pins 1, 3 and 4 as tied. The TA4M diagrams are from the
>Switchcraft site. I'm assuming they are the same fit/numbering of the
>female connectors used by Shure. If this is wrong, please let me know
>and I'll fix my diagram. One ccould order a pair of tie clips
>(RK183T1) along with two C-122 cables and two R-183 cartridges in the
>neighborhood of $225 plus the adapter cable parts.  Bet the c-122
>cables are a special order. Rob D.
>= = =
>At 2:17 PM -0700 6/28/04, Dan Dugan wrote:
>>Rob Danielson commented on my report that the Shure 183 mics packaged
>>with the battery/phantom power module work fine on plug-in-power
>>without the module:
>>>Great that the output went back up! What do I do with pins 3 and 4 on
>>>the 2- TA4F connectors?
>>   >
>>Note that the identifications of pins 2 and 3 are reversed in the
>>above-referenced diagram. Pin 2 is the "bottom" pin, like a DIN plug,
>>not an XLR. And the red wire was connected to pin 2, the bottom one.
>>Mine came with pins 3 & 4 connected together inside the female (!)
>>mic cable connector.
>>Connect shield to 1, 3 & 4 together.
>>Connect hot to 2.
>  >-Dan Dugan

Rob Danielson
Film Department
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


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