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2015/10/30

Melodium RM6 XLR conversion

It's nice to keep things original, but better to make them usable. Let's face it, the definition of a microphone is 'something that records sound', and not 'a chunk of metal that lives in a box'. :-)


Like many old connectors, it is hard to find good quality used Melodium connectors, so here is a nice simple XLR upgrade for a Melodium RM6.


I removed the base of the microphone and cut off the old connector on the lathe. Then I turned a Neutrik XLR socket to fit into its place.


Solder three wires back in place and this RM6 is now ready to record music!