Phantom power (noun)
Also spelled or known as: Phantom-power, Phantompower
What does Phantom power mean?
A setting on most interfaces or mixers that sends +48V of power to input if required.
Phantom power is a setting on audio interfaces and mixers that powers condenser microphones with +48V of power to input if required. Condenser microphones generally require phantom power, whereas dynamic microphones don’t.
+48 Volts is the power necessary to get a condenser mic to work.
Example sentence: “We might need some phantom power for this mic.”
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