I can't get a straight answer re PREAMPS

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Post by Hugh Robjohns »

resistorman wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:41 pm
DamirBL wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:07 pm Do all splitters work with phantom power coming from a mixer?

I’ve not seen one that hasn’t :)

You're quite right in that conventional transformer-based passive mic splitters have one direct connection through which phantom can be passed to the mic from a connected mixer or preamp.

However, just FYI, all active mic splitters provide phantom power themselves, such as the (legacy) Klark Teknik DN1248 range.

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Re: I can't get a straight answer re PREAMPS

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Thanks, Hugh… I’ve suspected such beasts exist but have never seen one in the wild :D Out of curiosity I searched for active splitters and it seems Drawmer is still making a well specced one, though it’s kind of a specialty item. I can see it would be really useful for press conferences etc.

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