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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: "Rich Peet" richpeet
Date: Tue Nov 14, 2006 5:02 pm ((PST))
something is wrong. I have run a lot of other mics and I have found
very few that do not have more output than a ME66. I consider the ME66
to be a hot mic.  Sounds like you need to send it in.


--- In  "macmang4125"
<> wrote:
> Hi
> 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 round, 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 have another
> one you can try? Can you check the wiring as the XLR which is wired
for "balanced"
> working needs to then be wired to the 3.5 mm jack which is
> Hope you sort it.
> Regards
> Phil
> --- In  "jackcrab20" <jackcrab20@>
> >
> > 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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