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Question In smaller mixer units it is often not possible to switch 48 Volt phantom power for each channel separately. There is also a certain risk with big PAs to have 48 V phantom power by accident on the input channel.  You explicitly warn several times that this could damage the G-natural unit. Please could you explain why and can you propose a sure way to connect the unit balanced to mixers without having the risk to destroy it because of phantom power   Answer The outputs of the G-Natural are balanced TRS jacks providing a LINE level. If they must be connected to a PA mixer, there are 2 options: 
  • Use the LINE inputs on the mixer that  are also on phone jacks 1/4". These inputs do not provide any phantom power, so there is no risk.
  • If you want to connect it to the XLR MIC inputs of a mixer or a stage box (for larger PA's), you will need to use a DI box. In this case the outputs of the G-Natural should be isolated from the phantom power by the DI box. 
  • The MIC thru output of the G-Natural simply  passes the MIC signal to the PA. There is no risk of damage if phantom power is fed to that output