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Phantom Power: Would it run through TSR plugs and if so would it cause electrocution?

It would be very unusual for equipment to put phantom power out to TRS inputs. One reason is that connecting an unbalanced TS connector would shorten one line with phantom power but not the other, ...
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Input levels (mic/inst/line) and DI-Box

To which input should I insert both an active di-box with a passive guitar and a passive dibox with an active guitar? MIC input without phantom power (unless the active DI box is powered by phantom ...
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Why do some XLR connectors take batteries?

Yes, microphones like the AT899 give you the option of using internal battery power OR phantom power (from the XLR). Yes, microphones like the Rode Lav require phantom power without the option. ...
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Simple phantom power for condenser mic

The product you linked is the one for the job. And since you give to your condenser mic the power it needs to operate, you can connect it anywhere you could connect any dynamic mic, such as a simple ...
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Buzzing noise with Condenser Microphone + Phantom advice

According to the information on the Amazon.UK page you cited, the Floureon® BM-800 microphone DOES NOT use phantom power. There is no reason to use the InnoGear® 48V Phantom Power Supply at all. Since ...
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Is it safe to have 48V supplied on a AudioBox USB96 combo XLR - 1/4" jack and plug in a guitar

Connect the guitar using the 1/4 inch input. 48V is only applied to the XLR.
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How to connect a condenser microphone directly to a PC (without a mixer)

Just get a basic Behringer USB preamp interface that supports Phantom power. Then there's a direct connection from the microphone through the preamp into the computer. Job done. Impedance isn't a ...
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phantom power rode VXLR+ and gaming headset

The VXLR+ is designed for working with phantom power and it converts it into a voltage safe for a headset (the specs say 3–5V). An audio interface with switchable phantom power will survive switching ...
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Is it okay to connect Belden 8412 to condenser microphone?

Belden 8412 is two conductors in one shield. It will work quite well for phantom powered condenser microphones: Connect White to pin 2 and black to pin 3 and shield to pin 1 on XLR connectors on both ...
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Is it okay to connect Belden 8412 to condenser microphone?

3-conductor cable allows you to send and receive both balanced audio and phantom power. I would do this with the 8423 cable for best results.
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USB audio interfaces and unusual guitar output

No there is not any reason to sell something like that, however pro mixing consoles can do that with an XLR +48V line input. in my opinion the issue is probably not that the signal is line level. but ...
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Noise and Grounding: what's the point of external phantom power supplies?

Not sure that the rolls is a particularly well regarded brand. Suggest that if you need to use a phantom power adapter, you acquire a battery operated one. Denecke make one that takes a 9v battery and ...
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Cost-effective way to convert a clip-on condenser to wireless?

As a trombone player, you play an instrument with an extremely wide dynamic range. Unfortunately if you attempt to run this wirelessly you will run into big issues with companding (compression/...
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Splitting a condenser mic and using phantom power

Split it after the phantom power box. This way you have only one phantom source. If you had 2, any difference between them in voltage would create current from one source to the other. I suspect ...
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Can I use phantom power on an iPad?

Since most laptops have only one input (usually for microphones, not line-in) nowadays, it would be safer to have an 2 channel usb or firewire interface. It should have phantom powered inputs anyways ...
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Buzzing noise with Condenser Microphone + Phantom advice

Can you still return it? Then try that. Seeing that price, gee, this is an extremely cheap product. Great membrane condenser mics for 100 bucks are considered cheap already.. So it may be easy to ...
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Phantom Power Issue

The audio software is not impressed by phantom power except when you turn it on/off when already recording. In which case its peak detection might be seriously off when normalizing your tracks unless ...
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Buzzing noise with Taffware BM 700 condenser microphone

The descriptions are iffy and the "reviews" on the web completely skip over all relevant details. The connector in the microphone itself is XLR and (according to some review) can be directly hooked ...
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Buzzing noise with Taffware BM 700 condenser microphone

Unlikely phantom power will help , it's not a true condenser microphone, it should run fine off usb power to be honest as it doesn't need the full phantom power, it will run off phantom power and you ...
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Buzzing noise with Taffware BM 700 condenser microphone

The phantom box has an XLR output that will still be microphone level for a true condenser microphone. Which is way less than the typical electret condenser capsule connected to a computer, and in ...
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Buzzing noise with Condenser Microphone + Phantom advice

Reading various reviews on this mic [including the ones underneath your source at Amazon], it appears that it can run on anything between 9v & 48v. It can just about get 9v through USB alone, so ...
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Recording guitar and vocals (condenser mic) simultaneously

It will be fine if you run it through a DI box for guitar. B&H DI Box
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Can I use an AKG WMS40 wireless system to transmit a signal coming from a headphone jack?

According to the service manual (available on the AKG website) the phantom power is 3.9v and is connected to pin 3, so the microphone connector should have pins 2 and 3 shorted. If I understand this ...
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