The world is going completely wireless. And it makes sense that you’re jumping in on the bandwagon too.
Besides, who doesn’t want to be freer and more demonstrative when using a mike?
But while these wireless mics may set you free from the restrictions and every other drawback in using a wire-based microphone, wireless mics may turn out to be frustrating in the end.
This is especially if you connect them wrongly to your speakers.
So it’s important to know how to connect wireless microphone to amplifier more correctly.
And that’s what I’ll show you right here.
In just 5 minutes, you’ll walk away having known;
- How To Connect A Wireless Microphone To An Amplifier
- How To Connect A Wireless Microphone To A Laptop
- How To Connect Wireless Microphone To Phone
- And How To Connect Wireless Microphone To Soundboard
So let’s drill into the process of each step by step.
Connecting Your Mic To An Amplifier; Step By Step
STEP1; connect the receiver to a power supply, attach the included two-wave antenna, and turn on the power switch on the receiver.
STEP 2; insert batteries into the microphone and switch it on.
STEP 3; check the RF light or the frequency conversion function to see if the duo is connected. Or check the frequency present on the receiver to confirm that it matches the current frequency of the mic.
STEP 4; plug in the amplifier to a power source, switch it on, and confirm that it is activated by looking for confirmation on an activation light.
STEP 5; connect one end of your XLR cable to the receiver and the other end to your PA system/amplifier.
STEP 6; adjust the volume on your amplifier to your demand and you’re all set and ready.
Most Asked Questions About Wireless Mic-Amplifier Connection
Before going into the other guides for a wireless mic to a laptop, a soundboard, and a phone, below I’ll answer some of the most asked questions about wireless mic-amplifier connection.
Can A Microphone Work Without An Amplifier?
The answer is yes. But the sound produced won’t be as audible, especially during a performance on the stage. The situation where a mic is used without a PA system is mostly during a karaoke session with the family when you’re not performing to a crowd.
Can A Wireless Mic Work With Any Receiver?
No. Your wireless microphone is most likely to come with its own unique receiver and it may not respond to a connection with other receivers. You may have to check your user’s manual for confirmation though. It depends on your manufacturer and the model of the microphone.
Can I Connect Mic To Smart TV?
I see no reason why not as long as your smart tv has a microphone input that allows that kind of setup and integration.
Can I Connect Microphone To Amplifier And How Do You Connect A Wireless Microphone?
Sure you can. And I have just explained the step-by-step process previously.
Now, to the other guides as promised.
How To Connect A Wireless Microphone To A Laptop
STEP 1; connect the receiver to your computer via a USB cord
STEP 2; confirm that the message “new hardware is installing” pops up on your computer screen. If negative then it’s probably that your mic isn’t plug-and-play. In this case, check through your package box for a CD software to install the connection-operation software.
STEP 3; on your computer, click on the “start” icon, then click on “program”, and afterward click on “accessories”. Another menu pops up immediately, on there, click on “entertainment” and finally select “sound recorder”.
STEP 4; torn on the activation switch on your microphone. If yours doesn’t come with a switch, simply turn on the switch on your receiver.
STEP 5; click on the red button on the receiver and start talking into the microphone for beta-testing. If the straight green line on the meter becomes wavy in response to your voice in the mic, then you’re good to go. Otherwise, if it remains just as straight then you may need to start the setup all over again.
How To Connect A Wireless Microphone To iPhone Or Android
There are three ways to connect your mobile phone to a microphone. And I have illustrated the step-by-step of the three processes below.
Connecting Mic to Smartphone Via Bluetooth
If your mic has a built-in Bluetooth, here’s how to hook it up with your android or iPhone.
STEP 1; turn on your Bluetooth microphone and equally activate your mobile phone’s Bluetooth.
STEP 2; click open the Bluetooth menu on your phone while making sure that the visibility status of your mobile phone Bluetooth says “on”.
STEP 3; make sure that both the mic and the phone are in range.
STEP 4; check for the microphone icon on the Bluetooth listing on your phone and connect.
Note; if you’re going for an XLR-Bluetooth transmitter, the same principle applies. The only difference is that you’re pairing your mobile phone’s Bluetooth with that of the XLR-Bluetooth transmitter connected to your microphone.
Connecting Mic To Smartphone Via TRRS Headphone Jack;
This is for mobile phones with a headphone jack. See the step-by-step broken down for you below.
STEP 1; using a USB connector, hook up your mobile phone to your wireless receiver.
STEP 2; hook up your microphone with a microphone transmitter to convert your microphone audio into radio waves so your receiver can pick it up.
STEP 3; turn on all the units in this complete setup to start amplification.
Connecting Mic To Smartphone Via Charger Port
This is quite straightforward. But it is a process applicable only to a mic that has the required connection port to a smartphone.
STEP 1; switch on your microphone and make sure it is activated.
STEP 2; switch on your mobile device.
STEP 3; connect the duo by using a USB cord.
STEP 4; test-drive your mic and adjust the volume level to get the desired headroom. Note that volume can be tweaked on your mobile device if the mic doesn’t have volume control built in it.
How To Connect Wireless Microphone To Soundboard
Now, suppose you get caught up in the middle of a party, the DJ’s got snapped out for too much coke. How do you get the party going, connect the microphone to the soundboard without creating a nuisance? Easy. see the process below.
STEP 1; first thing first. Switch on your mic and connect it to a transmitter by using an XLR adapter.
STEP 2; connect your receiver to the soundboard or the mixer, as the case may turn out to be.
STEP 3; ensure that all unit in the setup is turned on. Finally, adjust the level of your mic and get creative on your soundboard.
There’s this thing with wireless mics. They help you escape getting wound up, tangled and mangled in webs or cables. These state-of-the-art mics are lifesavers. But at the same time, they come with their own difficulties. This is especially when you want to secure a tight wireless connection that doesn’t end up badly. So far, in this article, I have shown you how to connect wireless microphone to amplifier. I can only hope that you’ve got it right. Check through more useful posts like this one on other pages on this site.