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Hissing from one of the two NT5 mikes

In a laptop recording stereo setup one of my two NT5 stereo microphones has a strong continuous hiss that will not go away. It hissed the 1st time I used (2 months ago); but went away when I returned it to the store where it did not hiss and I have subsequently have been able to record with it. Now the hiss has returned. I have tried swapping the microphones between the cable and the hiss moves with the microphone. Any suggestions? Crossrich

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  • natasinfecte Jul 14, 2008

    Cheers! I bought this pair 3 weeks ago. Yesterday I was recording and had the same problem. One sounds OK, the other one is a continuos hiss. Recorded with firepod pre.

    Thanks


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Have you concluded that it is 1 of the mics?if mics are ok you need to purchase a mic pre.

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