{Collins} Re: KWM2A Microphones



Hi Pedro:
    One of the best microphones to use with your kwm2a is the Shure 444D
desk microphones in the high impedance position. And yes they are
available at some flea market in north america for as cheap as $20 used.
Good luck from Fern  VE7GZ



----- Original Message ----- 
From: <XE1YZY@xxxxxxx>
To: <collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 8:25 AM
Subject: {Collins} KWM2A Microphones


> Hi to all...
>
> I about to finish the restoration of my KWM2A, the radio is now
working very
> good, my last problem is find the right microphone, the manual says  "
High
> Impedance microphone" but how much is that?.
>
> I test the radio with a Normal Z microphone, about 600  Ohms, and
speaking
> normaly I only have 40- 50 Watts in the output, if  Im speak loud, the
KWM2A
> reach 100 Watts.
>
> Maybe I can use a  microphone preamplifier, but Im afraid about
overloading
> the first microphone  amplifier, or maybe Modify the  input in order
to
> accept a low Z microphone ( but my "purist " soul refuses to  make
that hi hi).
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> Pedro XE1YZY
>  México City.
>
> Sponsored by the Collins Collectors Association
http://www.collinsradio.org
> Nets: Tues: 3.805 Mc-2000 Central / Thur: 3.875 Mc-2000 Central
> Fri: 3.895 Mc-2000 Pacific / Sun: 14.263 Mc-2000 UTC
> 1st Wed (of the month) AM Net 3.880 Mc-2000 local (ET, CT, MT, PT)
> Sun AM Net: 29.050 Mc-1200 Central
>

Sponsored by the Collins Collectors Association http://www.collinsradio.org
Nets: Tues: 3.805 Mc-2000 Central / Thur: 3.875 Mc-2000 Central
Fri: 3.895 Mc-2000 Pacific / Sun: 14.263 Mc-2000 UTC
1st Wed (of the month) AM Net 3.880 Mc-2000 local (ET, CT, MT, PT)
Sun AM Net: 29.050 Mc-1200 Central






This archive was generated by a fusion of Pipermail (Mailman edition) and MHonArc.