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Can anyone help ID this mic?

Post by Smitty » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:36 am

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Picked this up this morning for $0.50. Came with an Amphenol-branded cord that adapts from the 2-prong mic to a small 3-prong connection (not XLR).

There's a little ring around the bottom where I think a label once lived, but it's gone now. For some reason I'm thinking it's an Electro-Voice of some kind, but I can't remember which model.

Figured someone here would know. Thanks, all!
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Post by vvv » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:31 am

Based on the screw and windscreen and color, yeah, EV 600 sompin'.

Her's a 3 pin it looks like EV 654.
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Post by Smitty » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:41 am

Closest visual match I can find is an EV 654, but the bodies are different. I'm guessing it's an Omni by the grille design.
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Post by variableD » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:44 am

vvv wrote:Based on the screw and windscreen and color, yeah, EV.
I agree. And due to the lack of variable D vents, I'd say it's an omni. Something like the 654A:

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Post by Gregg Juke » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:59 am

Yeah, I would agree, the pin and screen scream "EV." No idea on model.

Your "small XLR" could be a tuchel connector... But then again it might not; I had a German mike that I thought was for sure, but the guys at Hinton Instruments in the UK said "No," it was some other "transitional form" (to borrow a phrase from the Richard Dawkins fans...), I forget what it was called.

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Post by Smitty » Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:14 am

Every time I look up Tuchel anything, I get a headache. It's the darndest thing.

Here's a side-by-side, the lil' guy on the left and a standard XLR on the right. Can't tell in this photo, but the male end of the lil' guy doesn't have any threading. Just a push-in.

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