Sennheiser em100 g2 receiver passes major static to mixer
When the receiver is plugged into a mixer with its phantom power turned on, this unit produces major static on the channel; as soon as the phantom power is turned off, the signal is clear and the receiver works fine. All of my other receivers work fine with phantom power on (the phantom power is needed for stage mics and the mixer doesn't afford individual channel switches; either the phantom power is on for all channels or off). Is there an easy "fix" for this receiver that can't seem to handle the phantom power?
Re: Sennheiser em100 g2 receiver passes major static to...
This is a well known problem with the EW100 series that is easily solved.
You will need to run this reciever into a line input via a mono(TS) jack to jack lead. this will bypass the phantom power.
Make sure that you set the AV OUT to +18 in the reciever menu to get optimum level.
Phantom power is only present in the microphone inputs XLR3.
Hope this helps.
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Chances are there is nothing wrong with the mixer. IF you accidentally turned on Phantom power, that would cause the problem. Phantom is ONLY used with condenser mics and a few DI boxes. Turning it on can create noise unless balanced lines are used everywhere.
Audio Technica and Sennheiser each have proprietary connectors for their mics. A lot of times the mics require Phantom power which is drawn from the battery of the pack.This is important as the mic will need to be wired correctly to function. The first thing you will need is the correct plug from the company. Check with Sennheiser customer Support for the correct part. If you aren't extremely good at soldering, do not attempt this. You can change the plug but the wires are extremely delicate and can short easily. Moreover because of the phantom power, the plug must be wired correctly for the mic to function, or you may end up damaging the mic by sending phantom power up the wrong line. I would advise having a music store or pro audio service that handles these products do the wiring for you. If you feel you are up to it, you can do it yourself, but be careful.
Phantom Power (or an internal battery) is needed to operate 'Condenser' type microphones.
The E835S from Sennheiser is a 'dynamic' microphone and, as such, does not require any power source for it to operate.
If you are using several different types of microphone together (dynamic and condenser) it should be quite safe to have phantom power on - it won't cause any damage to the Sennheiser.
However 'ribbon' microphones will be destroyed by phantom power
For a mic like sennheiser ME66\K6 prof.mic.you have two options.
What might cause the blinking of the light,might be the battery,cause it functions in two ways,either by battery or by phantom power that needs to be activated by +48v power phantom on your mixer before it can work properly .
So you will do is either you get a replacement of the battery on get a mixer that has +48v power phantom power.
I'm guessing that you're asking whether the mixer needs phantom power to the mics in which case the answer is that you wouldn't need power there if the mic preamp is providing it already. You'd just plug the mixer's main 1/4" outputs into the DP-01s 1/4" inputs. The 1/4" inputs on the DP-01 are not powered anyway, only the XLR jacks can be powered by turning the phantom power switch on.