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  • Microphone to mixer/amp hookup HELP!

    I'm trying to hookup 2 ceiling mics, each with 3 XLR connections. They are being hooked up to a Bogen GS60D mixer/amp that has only 4 XLR connections. How is this done? Do I wire the microphone as 1 XLR instead of 3?

  • #2
    Provide a link to the mics, I can't see why a mic would have three connections.
    www.billfitzmaurice.com
    www.billfitzmaurice.info/forum

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    • #3
      Originally posted by billfitzmaurice View Post
      Provide a link to the mics, I can't see why a mic would have three connections.
      Here is a link to the microphone.

      Http://clearone.com/products_ceiling_microphone_array

      I'm kind of thinking there is no need to have the cord break out into 3 XLR connections.
      Last edited by tanda4; 04-19-2017, 07:04 PM. Reason: Edited lonk

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      • #4
        It appears that you purchased ceiling microphone arrays, which contain 3 microphone elements. They are intended to be used with their own proprietary mixers that have DSP algorithms to enhance the use of their microphone arrays. You can most likely hook up just one of the XLR connectors that corresponds to the center microphone. You will also need to turn on the phantom power for each channel.

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        • #5
          Unfortunately I didn't pick them, but that makes sense. Thanks for your help.

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