88 043IApril 1988Re: Disassemblina and Cleanina of Neumann Condenser MicroohonesThe disassembli- of the microphones in amplifiers and capsule head isdescribed in
the operating instructions
with eachmicrophone.Attention:-~-It is by no means allowed to tauch with the
the contact and isolat-ing elements
of the capsule head. Also the other highimpedance
may not be touched.
4lready minimum grease
quantities tan diminish the isolation
and Cause noisevoltages.Cleaning the microphone amplifier:- -Existing dirt on components and contacts tan be removed by means of asoft brush using
on the basis of
Freon, Kaltron or
Frigen.Microphone capsules:-The microphone capsules of U 89 i, TLM 170 i and the KM . . . miniature micro-phones
constructed in a way that the total surface is connected to0 Volt.
are extremely insensitive
and atmospheric influences and should not be cleaned.When microphone capsules had to be constructed in a way that the isolating
doublemembrane Systems of U 67, U 87 (A) i, SM 69, SM 69 fet, USM 69 i, IJ 47 fet)
cleaning themembranes the capsule has
removed from its protecting grille.
At t-heU 67, U 87 (A) i, U 47 fet microphones the 3 mounting
plate of the capsule head have
and then the complete capsuleassembly tan be
the capsule head.At the microphones SM 69, SM 69 fet, USM 69 i the disassembly of the protect-ing grille is more difficult:The black dot on the upper
(position O”) has to be
Behind the opening a spring is visible, this spring has to be
back by approximately 1 mm,the
tan then slightly be lifted
by 180°, then anotherspring becomes visible which has also to be pressed backward, now thecomplete
grille tan carefully
to be lost these should
also be removed.
The complete capsuleassembly tan now easily be
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