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Old October 22nd, 2004, 01:07 AM   #1
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this one cost 50$ at B&H...

so, as ive seen, it can be used to phantom power a Oktava mic. that is right?

please, someone out there help me :)

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Old October 22nd, 2004, 04:09 PM   #2
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No that unit is an active direct box that *requires* phantom power to operate. It does not provide phantom power to anything else
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Old October 22nd, 2004, 04:53 PM   #3
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The cheapest battery operated phantom supply (other than ART)is the Rolls PB224 at $85. Click for rolls site. There are several around the 50 -$60 mark but they use a wall wart ac power supply.
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