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Old 06-28-2016, 08:52 PM
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Default Re: Patchbays and outboard gear

BTW, if you are patching mic signals to preamp inputs, its best to turn phantom power OFF when making connections(both TT and quarter inch plugs will short phantom power to ground when plugging or unplugging).
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Old 06-29-2016, 12:36 PM
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BTW, if you are patching mic signals to preamp inputs, its best to turn phantom power OFF when making connections(both TT and quarter inch plugs will short phantom power to ground when plugging or unplugging).
Yup, I'm pretty sure this is a big part of why the "phantom power kills ribbon mics" cautionary tale is so pervasive
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