& Fitting Instructions for the Fiddle Pro
The system is supplied in a robust plastic storage case. It
contains three main parts:
1) the clip: a plastic coated spring with a black plastic connection
2) the microphone, mounted onto a miniature jack plug.
3) the cable with a 3-pin male XLR plug one end and a 4-pin Lemo connector on the other.
Push the microphone jack plug into the jack socket on top of the
connection block until it clicks home.
Attach the miniature Lemo connector, (on one end of the cable), into the
socket opposite the microphone jack. You will see a red dot on both the Lemo connector and
the socket. Line them up and push together by gripping the knurled section until it clicks
To remove this connector always grip by the knurled section and pull - it has a
retaining barb and will not disengage by pulling on the cable.
Hold the assembled unit between thumb and forefinger and offer it up to
the instrument. Place one end of the clip into the C bout on the bass side.
Then squeeze the clip to compress and shorten it and then rotate until
both curved ends of the clip are inside the C bout.
Now slowly release your grip on the spring and adjust the position until
the clip nestles comfortably inside the C bout.
Then rotate the microphone to a position over the end of the f-hole and
check that it is not touching the top of the instrument, adjust the clip position if
Ensure that the gain/volume settings on your P.A. are set to
minimum level and insert the XLR connector on the other end of the cable into an
appropriate microphone input socket. Switch on Phantom Power if available. Increase your
gain/volume level whilst playing your instrument and adjust as required. All EQ should be
initially flat (mid settings).
Experiment with level and EQ settings for your preferred
After your performance dismantle the system by following the
above in reverse order and store in the box for protection.