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Value of capacitor in Beta 58 headshell assy required to correct crackling

I have identified and removed a noisy surface mount capacitor on the cartridge interface pcb in the headshell assy. Even though the mic now appears to work perfectly without it, I would like to replace it but need to know the value. I have been quoted $319 to replace the cartridge assy and as the cap is worth about 20 cents, my options are clear. One leg of it goes to the yellow cartridge wire and the other leg goes to a SM electro.
Im not after the whole schematic so I can start a microphone factory, I just like to recycle and save money. Thanks Jack Jensen

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  • jackjensen Jul 06, 2008

    Thanks for responding. The Shure wireless Beta 58 is a PGx2. It has tested fine without the noisy capacitor and gone back into service, but it would still be nice to have a schematic if one is available. Thanks Jack

  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross May 11, 2010

    Hi jackjensen

    I take it is a wireless beta 58?? What model specifically.

    regards
    robotek


  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross May 11, 2010

    Hi jackjensen

    I take it is a wireless beta 58?? What model specifically.

    regards
    robotek


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Probably 33 to 100 pF for RF suppression

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