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Re: Warning: Bad MD mic inputs

Subject: Re: Warning: Bad MD mic inputs
From: "Dave J" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 16:46:37 -0000
I wonder what DC current is supposed to be available
for the mic to use? I guess the Sony mics expect 2.5V
but do they have a current rating?


--- 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.
> Klas.


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