On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 10:00 -0400, OTAKEBI@aol.com wrote:
> Thanks to all who replied.
> I found information on Shure web site but need more information.
> Seems from what I can get from the web site that the color code is as
> White = mic
> Green = ground
> Shield = should go to same pin on OMNI V as green wire.
> This leaves two wires:
> Red and Black.
> Shure says that the Red and Black wires control an external relay.
> Seems they are to activate the OMNI V relay and one of them should go to pin
> #3 on the OMNI V.
> Question is which one?
It doesn't matter which one, so long as the other goes to ground. The
switch is floating so it can be wired for more applications. Though I'm
fairly sure the radio needs a ground on PTT to transmit, so hook red to
PTT and black to ground or the other way around. Either will work.
> So, from what I can tell here is the way plug to OMNI V should be wired.
> White = mic to pin #1
> Green and Shield = to pin #2
> But which one, Red or Black should I connect to PTT or pin #3 on the OMNI V?
> I may be over looking something on the web page but I do not see an
> explanation of which wire to connect for relay trip.
> Or, when to use one over the other.
> Thanks as always,
73, Jerry, K0CQ,
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