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old beyer m160 - what connector?
Old 7th August 2005
Gear Head
andiwand's Avatar

old beyer m160 - what connector?


Can you tell me what connector I use for this old beyer m160?

Thank you!!!!

Pictures of the mic:

Old 28th August 2005
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rodabod's Avatar

You need a small "tuchel" connector.
Old 28th August 2005
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allbaldo's Avatar

Originally Posted by rodabod
You need a small "tuchel" connector.
I need a couple of these as well. Does anyone know where to get some Tuchel to XLR cables? I've got a pair of these wierd Bulgarian condensers that I really want to try.

Nice M160! IMNSHO it's one of the best guitar mics ever.
Old 29th August 2005
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rhythm ranch's Avatar

Actually, that's a 3-Pin Mini DIN connector.

In your second photo, looking directly at the pins with the notch on the bottom, the pins are: #1 to the left = +, #2 on top (opposite the notch) = ground, and #3 to the right = -.

To make an adaptor just flip the wires from 1 and 2 on the DIN to 2 and 1, respectively, on the XLR.
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