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Re: Warning: Bad MD mic inputs

Subject: Re: Warning: Bad MD mic inputs
From: Rob Danielson <>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 11:17:12 -0500
Valuable info Klas, As you say, might not be enough voltage to run
many mics including the Shure WM-183 mods for the "hot" output Dan
and  Rudy are getting. My Sharp MT-90 outputs 3.5 volts, no load.
Hope the new HiMD's are not low voltage,..Rob D.

At 5:39 PM +0200 8/23/04, Klas Strandberg wrote:
>To my surprise, the three models I have of Sharp MD's from last year, give
>only 0,4 - 0,45 v plug in power voltage. It's 1,2 - 1,4 without load, but
>drops as soon as you connect the mic to it.
>Such a low voltage is not enough.
>I have contacted Sharp support, but I don't hope for any good explanation.
>So: Dont buy any of the "last years" Sharp MD's. The models I have tested
>are: (European) MT190H, MT290H and DR580H.
>It's a pity, cause the function and the logic of these MD's is (are??)
>really good.

Rob Danielson
Film Department
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


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