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Old 25th December 2016, 7:12 PM   #1
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Unhappy Microphone picking up radio

Hi guys,
My microphone (Zalman clip-on) recently stopped working. I tried re-installing drivers etc. Then I noticed when I pull the jack halfway out it starts picking up radio. I thought I was going nuts because I had nothing open but it is clearly picking up radio and when I push it all the way in it now does nothing.

Has this happened to anyone before? Help please.
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Old 25th December 2016, 7:55 PM   #2
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Yes anything with a wire can act as a antenna
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Great mics and at $5 each hard to beat that value - just get another one.
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Great mics and at $5 each hard to beat that value - just get another one.
Where are you getting them for $5?
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Old 26th December 2016, 7:39 AM   #5
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Well I think it's done. I've got a Yeti Snowball I forgot about though which is loads better but the Zalman was a machine.

I got mine for $12 https://www.pccasegear.com/products/...hone-zm-mic-1/

Not sure where you're getting it for $5, please share. That's a steal!
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Old 26th December 2016, 9:07 AM   #6
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Well I think it's done. I've got a Yeti Snowball I forgot about though which is loads better but the Zalman was a machine.

I got mine for $12 https://www.pccasegear.com/products/...hone-zm-mic-1/

Not sure where you're getting it for $5, please share. That's a steal!
It was a few years back but Umart doesn't stock them anymore by the looks.

They do have a "Generic Microphone Desktop" for $5:
https://www.umart.com.au/umart1/pro/...d=2&sid=196849

MSY have some for $1 (those cans look horrid) or $3 for a desk based unit:
http://www.msy.com.au/qld/slackscree...icrophone.html

http://www.msy.com.au/qld/slackscree...icrophone.html
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