> On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 09:03:55 -0600, Randy Moore wrote:
>> Does anyone have the wiring for the CM500 to connect to the K2? Or
>> just the pin-out for the CM500 stereo connector?
> Connect the "tip" of the CM500 mic connector to the mic input pin of
> K2, connect the "ring" of the CM500 mic connector to the +DC pin on
> K2 mic connector through a resistor of about 5K (value not critical),
> and connect the "shell" of the CM500 mic connector to the shell of the
> K2 mic connector.
> Two ways to do this. For both you need to buy an 8-pin connector.
> 1) Cut the connector off the CM500, strip the wires and identify which
> color goes to which pin. Strip the wires from the headset and wire
> to the 8-pin connector.
> Method 2) Don't cut any wires. Buy a female 1/8-inch jack from Full
> Compass (a very good pro audio vendor in Madison, WI) and make an
> http://www.fullcompass.com/product/339102.html >
> You'll pay $1.30 for one connector and about $8 to ship it. :) That's
> silly, of course, but it's how life is. So instead of buying only one
> connector, think about other connectors you need and stock up. I did
> this about two weeks ago and bought ten each of four types of hard to
> find connectors.
> I strongly recommend method 2. You'll find that this mic and
> work really well on a computer, and on the K3. For these uses, you
> no adapter at all -- they plug straight in.
> Note that I haven't identified which pins on the K2 connector are
> -- that depends on how you wired it when you built it, so check the
> manual and your build notes for that detail.
> Jim Brown K9YC
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