i have a little problem

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by shortman1984, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. shortman1984

    shortman1984 Guest

    yes i have a Presonus Firestudio and i have a SennHeiser ew100 wireless mic...and well every time i turn the wireless mic off, and the reciever is still on.....its starts peaking like crazy and almost sounds like a gun going off..and i notice it goes off when i turn my presonus Firestudio off. Why is it causing interference like that? just wondering...
  2. Boswell

    Boswell Moderator Distinguished Member

    Apr 19, 2006
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    It's desperately trying to find something to lock on to, and the radiated emission from the FireWire packets will do nicely. Needless to say, they don't sound very nice.

    Does the receiver have a squelch control? If so, adjust it so that it responds to the wireless mic when that is in operation and keeps the receiver quiescent when it's not.
  3. BobRogers

    BobRogers Well-Known Member

    Apr 4, 2006
    Blacksburg, VA
    The ew100 has three squelch settings - low,med,hi. The default is low. Try it on med first and if that doesn't work, switch to hi.
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