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01-31-2021, 11:49 AM
Can anyone help me :witless: with the wiring diagram for an Astatic 575M-6 to a Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB?? I know the Uniden plug is:

1 Yellow -audio hot
2 Black - RX
3 Red - TX
4 N/C
5 Shield
6 7.8 DC phantom power mic power

I also have the Astatic schematic, but I do not know how to read them. I would like to use the phantom power to power the power mic instead of battery use. Can anyone help with this set-up?

Do I need to do anything different with the existing battery connection? (like removing it?)
Do I need to run a separate ground for the phantom power #6 pin on the 980?

Here's a schematic diagram from the Astatic microphone:



02-06-2021, 06:27 PM
OK...anyone for the wiring without the phantom power? I just need the straight wiring hookup.
4 N/C
5 BLUE & Shield
6 N/C

This set-up works with great modulation, but the TALKBACK is activated on the 980. Anyone??

02-07-2021, 10:58 AM
I am no help to you on the wiring but Uniden makes a cable that converts 6 pin to a 4 pin for use with standard mics.

02-07-2021, 11:32 AM
Thanks--I have that cord...just don't want the extra stuff hanging off the radio and dash.

02-08-2021, 07:42 AM
Thanks--I have that cord...just don't want the extra stuff hanging off the radio and dash.

Why don't you just buy a solid adapter to plug into your mic. port to covert it to 4 pin. I bought one for my 980 but don't remember the number. They are out there in the wild !

02-08-2021, 06:19 PM
https://www.ebay.com/p/2256111002 This should work for you !

02-09-2021, 08:03 AM
Check this one out it might work better than the one from ebay. Like I say I can't remember the adapter # because it's been awhile but the question and answers say it will work with the 980. https://www.amazon.com/WORKMAN-C4PDF6-6-Pin-MICROPHONE-ADAPTER/dp/B00SFYKHV0