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Battery corroded inside microphone

I took out my microphone after quite a while of not using it... it had been left on with the battery inside, and the battery had corroded. Now it doesn't seem to be working. Is there a way to clean the contacts so that it can work again, or do I have a (very nice) ruined microphone?

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My experience with repairing Sony microphones for a television station is that once the battery corrosion eats the copper anywhere within the mic, the circuit (not the mic) is toast. I would send it in to Sony direct as they will have the parts and expertise to turn this around quickly for you.

Posted on Oct 30, 2006

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