I built an extension using computer cable. Mounted a four pin mike
connector in a small aluminum project box. The mike cord then plugs into the
jack. Inside the box each wire is wound on small toroids. Also included is a
small jack to allow a hand switch for push to talk.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Duane A Calvin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 10:31 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Long mic cables for Studio 1 on boom
> Over the last week or so I've purchased a Studio 1 microphone and a Heil
> boom to get the microphone up off the desk top. (I keep smacking the
> desk mic when reaching for the key - hi!) Anyway, long story short, the
> cable with the mic is only 5 - 6' long, about 3' short of what it needs
> to be to run from the mic, along the boom, and then across to the rig.
> For those of you who have this kind of arrangement, how did you solve
> this problem? Did you build your own cable from Heil wire? I emailed
> Heil and got a terse, three word reply from Bob - "Sorry, no
> 'extenders.'" I'm thinking I'll build my own cable, but would like to
> hear from others what they chose to do and how it worked for them.
> 73, Duane
> Duane Calvin, AC5AA
> Austin, Texas
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