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I am connecting a Sennheiser EK100 G2 wireless receiver into the MIC1 connection on an amplifier to run the audio through a sound system. After doing that and turning the volume up I do get some audio (my voice) but a lot of hiss or static through the speakers. The more I turn up the volume on the master volume knobs, the louder the hiss. What am I missing or doing wrong? thanks

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This is a well known problem with the EW100 series that is easily solved.
You will need to run this reciever into a line input via a mono(TS) jack to jack lead. this will bypass the phantom power.
Make sure that you set the AV OUT to +18 in the reciever menu to get optimum level.
Phantom power is only present in the microphone inputs XLR3.
Hope this helps.
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This is quite common with G2's, and really annoying!
If you are lucky, 50% of the time the red button is pushed inside the mic.
You need to remove the bottom section:
- open the battery compartment
- there should be 3 star-bit screws around the outside (remove)
- pull the bottom of the mic off

If the red button is not inside, they are available as a spare part from Sennheiser dealers.

Be carefull when putting the mic back together, it needs to line up correctly with the internal guides, forcing the base back on could damage the ribbon cable. when the line-up is correct it slides on very easily.

Best of luck.
PTB

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SOURCE: ew100 g2 - getting a lot of distortion and must

Add a DI box to clean up/boost the signal of that mic. If all the channels are doing this, get a bigger (more watts) amp so that you have more headroom.

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You can send them to Pro Line Music
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Fairless Hills PA. 19030
215-736-8055
It will cost $65. for evaluation + parts+ aditional time past 1hr. + return shipping.

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