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How do I get this to work? - forum Shure MX150B/C-XLR

I have purchased this: Shure MX150 Subminiature Lavalier Microphone (Wired XLR): https://www.bhphotov…_Lavalier.html/qa because I see the reviews and they are great!

I want to hook it up to my Saramonic wireless system, the mic it came with is not very good, but with out its great!…ie=UTF8&psc=1

In order to connect the XLR to the 3/4" jack on my camera, I purchased this adapter: https://www.bhphotov…n_xlr_female.html

The condenser-preamp(?) that comes with the Shure mic doesn't seem to be doing anything/working. I hear a faint sound when I hook it up this way, but its not really working. What am I doing wrong, what do I need to know and/or buy? I have already sunk a bunch of money into this and I don't feel like spending a whole lot more.

Please help!
I think the short question is: How do I just hook this shure mx150 mic up to my camera?