Low THD P48 Phantom Power Supply

The only real update on the now standard Phantom powering scheme, the advantages of this True Phantom are easily heard and will work with all Phantom powered microphones. Literally a breath of fresh air when used with any such mic.True Phantom does not affect the frequency response of the microphone but lowers the mic output's THD significantly.

For powering condenser microphones, the IEC 61938 Phantom Power supply has been the standard for years. Although being proven technology, there are several disadvantages to the current implementation. The microphone signal, for instance is not completely available to he microphone preamp. To the microphone's circuit, the 6K8 resistor presents a load, this causes distortion and reduces the available signal. Also, with the IEC 61938 Phantom Power implementation, isolation from the rest of the preamp or mixer circuit is not complete, this can negatively affect noise performance.

True Phantom uses patented technology which overcomes these problems. True Phantom's electronics enable the microphone to operate at no-load condition, which lowers distortion, compared to the current implementation it achieves lower distortion and an increase of the signal-to-noise ratio.


  • Dual channel for stereo recording
  • XLR in and Outputs
  • Power on indicator
  • Ground lift switch
  • Built-in High end Phantom blocking circuit
  • Direct switch, bypasses the Phantom Blocking circuit

True phantom is based on Patented technology developed by J. Kist.

  • Low THD P48 Phantom Power Supply
  • 115V / 230V AC
  • Stereo XLR IN & OUT
  • Ground Lift switch
  • Direct switch

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User product reviews

I´m not into magic boxes and vodoo-cables but the True Phantom really makes a difference

The real surprise was that the TruePhantom powered mic sounded totally different in the LMF Range especially within close proximity. Much clearer and less distorting......"

The noise of the True Phantom powered mic was subjectively lower - and this is already a low noise mic

Stereo recording with Schoeps SDC + True Phantom

True Phantom explained


"I have a vintage mixing console that doesn't have switchable phantom power. Is it possible to use this with the True Phantom?"

Yes the True Phantom has a built in Phantom Blocking circuit.