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Re: Need help with external microphones for video use..

I've been doing more homework on using microphones. It looks like my stereo tie-clip mic. does need extra power. It has a single AA battery battery box, but trying it out on my PC there is very little output. It's an electret condenser mic (Yoga EM-8), and I think these need 48V 'phantom power' to work properly? PC sound cards don't usually provide such power.

The SEMA-1 add-on for the E-P2 and E-PL1 does come with a stereo tie-clip mic, but I'm not sure what kind of microphone it uses.

I've seen in-line phantom power dongles - anyone tried these?

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