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Which wire is positive?

I have an electret mic that I want to use, but it has green and a black wires on it, would green be positive? Or would black be?

jeff-o7 years ago
If it's an electret mic, the wire connected to the case (measure with a multimeter if not obvious) is ground.
Re-design7 years ago
Black is usually neg. but it may not be conventional color coding.  Unless it's an important/expensive piece I'd just choose a color and hook it up if it doesn't work then reverse them.