I use the VXLR:
This is the pinout for the VXLR, by the way
Tip and ring are bridged and go to XLR pin 2, sleeve goes to bridged XLR pins 1 and 3.
On Scarlet the jack is a remapped blanced audio input, Tip is IN+, ring is IN- and sleeve is ground.
From the VXLR pinout, the Videomic will give you OUT+ on both the tip and ring and ground on the sleeve. Therefore, when you plug the Videomic into Scarlet you apply an identical signal on IN+ and IN-, they will cancel out at the differential amplifier and you won't get a signal. I believe that the UNBALANCED mode allows you to use a mic like this but I'm not sure if it ignores the ring and just uses IN+ and Ground or if it uses the ring somehow. Also, I've heard mixed reports, it might not be enabled in the current firmware.
You could make a female to male 1/8"/3.5mm/minijack cable which shorts ring and sleeve on the camera side and maps the sleeve on the mic side to the shorted ring and sleeve on the camera side and the tips connected as normal. Leave the ring unconnected or connect it to the tip on the mic side, be careful not to short this to the sleeve, the mic won't enjoy that. The camera, then, would be subtracting ground (0) from IN+ and wouldn't kill your signal. It's doing the same thing the VXLR without all the extra expense and bulk of full size XLR cables.
Isn't that mic a stereo mic?
Solved it! a mini jack stereo to min jack mono plug made it work for anyone else that has this problem at $1.95
I have the A-box from x and I had problem to get any sound.
I used only one rode ntg2 mic but I did connect both of the A-box cables to the Scarlet. I got it to work first after only connecting one of the A-box cables to Scarlet (the one with the mic connected). As soon I plug in the other one the mic "disappear". Is this normal?
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