Here are some more audio tips from the W0BR shack. If you want to spend more, stop in at Mars Music or Guitar Center - the sky is the limit on prices. They usually run specials on some fairly inexpensive mikes, also. Most of these microphones use an XLR connector. The attached figure shows the wiring of these connectors. One thing to remember when wiring the microphone, most modern transceivers use "balanced" microphone inputs - the microphone ground or "-" must be kept separate from the chassis ground.
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I finally added a picture of the completed boom and mic. You may notice the addition of a small sign to the top of the cradle with my call sign on it. The boom itself was made from an inexpensive architect lamp from Office Depot. I even managed to convert the unused lamp assembly into a 60 watt load for testing power sources and the like. Nothing went to waste.
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