What is the power adapter for Sennheiser MKH 418S Stereo Mic? I've an adapter MZA 14, provided by the reseller, but it gives a mono output only. Is there any other adaptor recommended for the same Mic for stereo output?

  • I don't actually know the mic, but I've seen them advertised with a Y-cable & 2 MZAs. I'd have a word with the seller, for further clarification. – Tetsujin Feb 18 '18 at 9:19

418S does not have a power adapter. The mic presents a 5 pin XLR output. The pinout is as follows:

  • 1 Ground
  • 2,3 MID Balanced Signal (+/-)
  • 4,5 SIDE Balanced Signal (+/-)

Both microphone capsules in the 418s are condensor, and consequently they are powered by +48v Phantom power between the Ground and the Mid/Side signal connectors respectively.

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