View Full Version : High Impedance microphone

11-20-2004, 10:44 PM
A friend of mine claims that this mic we boguht is made for the high impedance input of our PA... Are mics like this made?

11-21-2004, 12:56 PM
yes, mics are high impedance, unless they are the kind that go to the rca cable (w/ an end like an instrument cable). if something hooks up to a regular mic cable, it's high impedance. You can, however, buy adapters to switch between the two.

11-21-2004, 01:01 PM
one of the PAs my band has only has High Z inputs (and 1 line in, we only use it as a poweramp). Could you please tell me what these converters are actually called, and how much they cost?

11-21-2004, 01:18 PM
the converters? you can get them at radio shack. What they basically do is just allow you to plug a mic cable into the 1/4 inch rca jack...they're about $13 USD...just go into a radioshack and ask for something to convert from a high impedance mic jack to a low impedance rca jack, and they'll go get one for you.