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Re: MS-stereo and figure-8 mics

Subject: Re: MS-stereo and figure-8 mics
From: "oystercoveau" oystercoveau
Date: Fri Jan 1, 2010 5:13 pm ((PST))
Thanks John and Klas - that's excellent. Back to Plan A!


--- In  "John Lundsten" <> 
> Klas Strandberg wrote
> | You can just swap the leads. There is + polarity in both 2 and 3.
> | Have I misunderstood??
> And Keith wrote
> |
> I forgot about the phase reversal - that will kill the idea
> | >because the phantom power will also be reversed if done by just
> | >switching the +/- mic leads.
> well, for sure  no, as (I think Klas implies)
> The 48v Phantom idea is Earth/Ground/ pin 1 of an XLR = 0v [in DC powering 
> terms]
> Pins 2&3 of an XLR are BOTH at +48v DC relitive to that (this is the whole 
> idea of this voltage being "Phantom" there is (ideallaly) NO DC votage 
> difference between the the 2 main audio wires. (2&3 of an XLR)
> John L

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