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In audio recording what is phantom power?

Asked by _Whitetigress (4375points) August 30th, 2012

I see them on microphones and recording devices.

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davidshoukry's avatar

It’s an electrical charge (usually 48V) that is used to power condenser mics. Dynamic and ribbon mics generally don’t need it.

glacial's avatar

This audio recording is Phantom Power.

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