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Re: Problem with ME66/K6 Sennheiser setup with Hi-MD minidisc-

Subject: Re: Problem with ME66/K6 Sennheiser setup with Hi-MD minidisc-
From: "macmang4125" macmang4125
Date: Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:29 pm ((PST))
I have almost the same set-up and I find that I usually run with the level =
set around "15" as
the ME66/K6 has quite a high output. Check the battery is the right way rou=
nd, I know its
obvious but it happens. Also when you turn it on does the red light come on=
 for a few
seconds then go out? The next thing to check would be the cable, do you hav=
e another
one you can try? Can you check the wiring as the XLR which is wired for "ba=
working needs to then be wired to the 3.5 mm jack which is "un-balanced".
Hope you sort it.
--- In  "jackcrab20" <> wrot=
> hi, i am having problems with my me66/k6 sennheiser mic (aa battery,
> not phantom).  right now it isn't picking up very good sound.  my
> cheapo omnidirectional mic i bought at radio shack picks up better
> sound!  im recording onto a
> mz-nh700 hi-md minidisc player (1 gb discs).
> my minidisc settings are: manual recording, high sensitivity
> i've tested it both inside and outside with the same results.
> sounds sound very faint, even when the volume is turned up to 27-30
> (max).  i can barely hear my voice when im 20 feet in front of the
> mic.  i've tried it with and without the mzw wind sock.  same
> results!
> could it be something with the connector cable?  the connector cable
> is just a standard 10 foot mic cable i bought at radio shack.  also,
> the batteries are brand new-- i've changed them twice with batteries
> straight from the pack and still the same results!
> anyone familiar with the ME66/K6 setup with Hi-MD and know about
> this?  anything special i need to buy to correct it?
> any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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