Re: Shure 183 problem
"Mike Rooke" picnet2
Sun Sep 4, 2011 12:31 pm ((PDT))
Glad to hear they are working again. Small desiccant bags ne=
ar the mic's may also help if they are exposed & stored in humid conditions
--- In "G" <> wrote:
> Your assessment of the Shure 183 pops in my DIY Telinga dish was correct,=
they have returned to normal condition after drying out. I thought I will=
pass along what I think contributed to the condition.
> I had never had the problem in the past so I made an effort to recall wha=
t is new in the handling of the dish. I had recently made a plate to store=
the dish on and to protect the mic elements from contact during travel. T=
he plate is a 1/4 inch thick circular piece of plywood which has an exercis=
e mat glued to it. The mat has a smooth surface and that makes a pretty un=
iform seal to the rim of the dish. I keep the dish in the rear of the van =
for several days at a time without use. I think the dish may be acting like=
a terrarium, although I have not seen any condensation on the inside.
> I like the protection that the plate offers so I am going to cut a few sl=
ots in the foam and see if that works better. To keep the dish on the plat=
e I used some scrap from the foam and made four curved pads which I glued t=
o the mat just outside the rim of the dish. Very light weight, retains the=
dish shape and protects the mic's from accidental impact. Just needs a bit=
of seed so I can grow something other than frustration early in the mornin=
g when I try to use the dish.
> Gerald White
> --- In "Mike Rooke" <yg@> wrote:
> > > I have a pair of Shure 183's and one is not working properly.
> > >Any info is appreciated.
> > > The one mic has a regular pop or click at even intervals, about one s=
> > Sounds like the evil moisture monster is hiding in there somewhere.
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