Connecting an old mic to PC
On Sun 2012-Apr-22 12:39, Bob writes:
>> I tried using cables that converted the 5 pin din connection to a
>> 3.5mm jack so that it would fit into my computer, however no input
>> sound came through, only quiet static noises - I was told that the
>> line in on a PC feeds small current to mics and may have interfered
>> with the external power source.
> Do you have the pin assignments of the five pins?
I don't think I saw where he specified what the make and
model of the mic is. I've got an old ev 666 with a 5 pin I
think, I've got to look inside and see if xyl and I can see
what's waht to go to xlr 3 pin eventually <g..
That might help us too. He may wish to use an external
preamp and convert from 5 pin din to regular 3 pin xlr, then go in line level from the preamp from there. Make and model of microphone would tell us more.
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