How to Connect Wireless Microphone Receiver to Mixer? Quick Guide

Wireless microphones use a receiver that captures the high-frequency signal transmitted from the microphone. To connect a wireless microphone receiver to the Mixer or sound system, you will need the correct cable to connect the receiver to and a soundboard.

Step by step guide to Connect a Wireless Microphone Receiver to Mixer

Step 1. Connect power to the receiver. Look at the back of the wireless microphone’s receiver. It has an XLR or 3 prongs or 1/4 inch, one hole output jack. Use an XLR cable or 1/4-inch cable for the output of the wireless microphone receiver.

Step 2. Connect the other end of the receiver cable to an unused track on your mixer or soundboard. The inputs are on the back of the mixer for each track.

Step 3. Make sure the microphone and receiver are set to the same frequency. This is to allow the receiver to receive transmissions from the wireless microphone.

Step 4. Set the fader of the track to which you have connected the wireless receiver to zero. Have someone speak into the microphone while you turn the mixer’s gain knob. The gain knob brings the signal into the track. This should allow you to hear the speaker’s voice gradually increasing. Make sure the Master Fader is set to 0.


  1. Make sure your wireless microphone has new batteries.
  2. If you hear interference, change the frequency of the wireless microphone and receiver.
  3. When you hear feedback, move the microphone away from the speaker if possible.

Here is 2021’s complete guide on connecting a Wireless Microphone for Vokeme readers.

How to connect a wireless microphone to a speaker?

1. The wireless microphone must be equipped with AA batteries to ensure power supply, and there is also a rechargeable wireless microphone.

2. Connect the audio output interface of the inbox and the audio input interface of the speaker with an audio cable. And connect the inbox power supply.

3. Turn on your phone’s Bluetooth to search for a pairing. When connected, the light on the inbox will flash and stay on.

4. Turn on the microphone switch, the whole program is finished and you can sing as you like. The effective range of wireless microphones is tens of meters beyond the limits of wired.

How to connect a Wireless Microphone Receiver to an Amplifier?

1. Connect the receiver to a power supply, attach the included two-wave antenna, and turn on the receiver’s power switch.

2. Insert the battery into the microphone and turn it on.

3. Check the RF lighting or frequency conversion function to make sure the duo is connected. Alternatively, check the frequency on the receiver to make sure it matches the current frequency of the microphone.

4. Connect the amplifier to a power source, turn it on, and check that it is enabled by looking for OK on the enable light.

5. Connect one end of the XLR cable to the receiver and the other end to the PA system/amplifier.

6. Adjust the amp’s volume to your liking and you’re all set.

How to connect a wireless microphone to the karaoke system?

1. Set up the microphone and output the sound from the microphone to the home speaker.

2. Output music from karaoke to home speakers. This could be the same set of speakers used by the microphone or another set of speakers.

3. Output the video from the karaoke to the TV.

How to connect a wireless microphone to Smartphones?

If your microphone has built-in Bluetooth, here’s how to connect it with your iPhone and Android phone.

1. Turn on the Bluetooth microphone and enable Bluetooth on your phone as well.

2. Click the Open Bluetooth menu on your phone while making sure the visibility status of your phone’s Bluetooth is “On”.

3. Make sure your microphone and phone are both within range.

4. Check the microphone icon in the phone’s Bluetooth list and connect.


The same principle applies if you plan to use an XLR-Bluetooth transmitter. The only difference is that it pairs the phone’s Bluetooth with the XLR-Bluetooth transmitter’s Bluetooth connected to the microphone.

Can I use my wireless microphone with any receiver?

Wireless microphones will likely come with their own receivers and may not respond to connections with other receivers. However, you may need to check the user manual to confirm. It depends on the manufacturer and microphone model.

What do you need for a wireless microphone system?

People in the audio industry often take certain facts for granted. We need a PA system to connect a microphone, we need speakers to get sound from an amplifier, and we know that different sound systems are suitable for different applications.

For audio beginners who can include everyone from meeting planners to teachers, creating a great-sounding (or simply functional) microphone system without guidance can be a daunting task. Here are 3 things you will need to buy:

  • Microphone
  • Transmitter
  • Receiver

A microphone is simply the component through which the user speaks (or sings). It converts sound waves into electrical impulses and then amplifies them so the listener can hear them. In a wireless microphone, electrical signals are passed to a transmitter that converts the signal into radio waves. (You can also convert the signal to infrared, but for this article, we will use the radio).

For handheld microphones, the transmitter is usually built into the microphone body (also called a capsule). For hands-free microphones such as lavaliers and headsets, the transmitter is usually a pack worn by the user on a belt.

The transmitter broadcasts to the receiver, which in turn converts the radio waves back into electrical signals that can be passed to the sound system. Perhaps the sound system is the fourth component, but I’ll skip it here as it’s covered elsewhere. Without these components, your wireless microphone will not work.

Conclusion- Connect Wireless Microphone

Wireless microphones have something like this. Helps avoid tangling in webs or cables. This state-of-the-art microphone is a lifesaver. But at the same time come their own difficulties. This is especially true if you want to secure a tight wireless connection that doesn’t end badly. So far this article has shown you how to connect a wireless microphone.

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