Spectra mics

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Spectra mics

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Can anyone tell me how to use an old motrac mic with a Spectra? Pinouts?
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The Motorola mobile mics have been the same for many years as far as the microphone output, but the cord is different.
So you would need a mic cord from a Spectra to put on your older mic.
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So are the colors the same? What do I do with the extra wires? Do they need to be hooked up too?
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kitty wrote:Can anyone tell me how to use an old motrac mic with a Spectra? Pinouts?
Out of curiosity, is there a reason that you wouldn't just use a Spectra mic?
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Good question, I was wondering the same thing when Spectra markets are so readilly available on the used market for very little money. Certainly far less expensive than my time attempting to modify another mic to work!
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The only reason I can think of is that the Motrac and Micor mics were avalible in colors, Red, yellow, dark green.
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Actually I want to be able to extend the mic away from the head. Yes Spectra mics are easy to find, I have many. I also like to be able to use one of my dark blue mics.
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