[LAU] Some phantoms are stronger than other phantoms.

James Stone jamesmstone at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 03:47:21 EDT 2010

Interesting... But apparently this is not uncommon - see:


Seems. It has been designed primarily with behringer's measurement mic
in mind. Not reallly an appropriate mic amp/eq for a high end mic.

On 29/03/2010, Brent Busby <brent at keycorner.org> wrote:
> I was noticing the Behringer DEQ2496 spectrum analyzer / EQ has a XLR
> input for a mic with flat EQ to be connected for room analysis, and the
> mic input does have phantom power supplied.
> However, it says +15-volt phantom power.  Fifteen volts?  Isn't phantom
> power normally 48 volts?  I was hoping to use an Earthworks TC30K mic
> with it, since I have two of them, and they are basically flat out to
> beyond the human audio range, but they say they require 48-volts at
> 10mA.  Where do you get 15-volt phantom power?
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