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My Sennheiser MKH 416 Shorts In and Out

Sennheiser MKH 416 P48 shorts out when moved around quickly or is bumped. Gently tapping the mic brings a strong signal back. Sounds fine when not shorted out. Opened mic up and did not see any obvious damage, broken connections, or loose chips. I'm going to take it to a repair shop, but, was just wondering what I am in for. Thanks. -James

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