Crackles/Pops/Metallic Static in Mic

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by Mister Musician, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. I've noticed lately that my Shure condensor mic is crackling, popping, and offering up a metallic static as the result of sharper vocals, IE words that begin with the letter F. Sorry, I can't remember the model I have, something like SCM 1000 or 2000, it was $299.99 about 3 years ago. Any suggestions on how to mitigate this would be great. I've lowered my highs, mid, and lows, and of course, it's not solving the problem.
  2. TheJackAttack

    TheJackAttack Distinguished Member

    Mar 20, 2008
    currently Billings
    Something has become unconnected inside the mic or the XLR connector of the mic (or could be the cable too). The cable is the easiest to check if you have a tester. The mic would have to be partially disassembled to double check that.

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