0% Interest for 36 Months! Learn more »
(800) 222-4700
  • Español: (800) 222-4701
July 4 Financing

Sweetwater Forums [Archived]

After 15 years of great discussions, the Sweetwater Forums are now closed and preserved as a "read-only" resource. For discussions about current gear, check us out on Facebook, YouTube, inSync, and our Knowledge Base.

Help – no time to get new mic, need to solder XLR, but which wire to which connector?


Email me if you think it's faster
September 1, 2012 @06:41pm

typing 'xlr wiring' into Google would have gotten you what you needed....
September 2, 2012 @11:10am

Email me if you think it's faster

Easy way to remember the way to wire an XLR.
Xternal Live Return.
X is the ground pin, or the Xternal shell of the connector, Pin 1.
L is the signal + or Live, Pin 2.
R is the signal - or Return, Pin 3.
December 4, 2013 @07:17am