[LAU] 3.5mm microphone into audio interface?
dak at gnu.org
Sat Apr 10 19:06:38 CEST 2021
Alf Haakon Pietruszka Lund <alf at mellomrommet.no> writes:
> On 10.04.2021 17:15, David Kastrup wrote:
>> David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> writes:
>>>> Thanks to Jeanette and Fons for their help. Now please one more
>>>> question: I've
>>>> got two such 3.5mm jack stereo microphones:
>>>> Yes, I know, it's cheap and maybe not very high quality, but it
>>>> suits well to
>>>> my needs of simple home made recordings. Do you think it's
>>>> suppported by the
>>>> Behringer UMC404HD? With a proper adapter, is it possible to live
>>>> record using
>>>> that microphone and that audio interface?
>>> You'd need 4 Phantom-Power to Plugin-Power adapters, like the
>>> Røde VXLR+. That would be sort of defeating the "cheap" aspect. You
>>> are probably better off getting something like a Zoom H2n recorder and
>>> use that for creating a four-track recording.
>> Just to stress: the plus sign in Røde VXLR+ is not optional. There
>> also an adapter called just VXLR and it does not convert the phantom
>> power to plugin power, working only with microphones containing their
>> own batteries.
> Isn't it possible to switch off phantom power on the Behringer
> interface? On many such USB devices I've used, phantom power is an
> option, not 'always on'
Sure, but that still leaves you without plugin power.
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