Re: [Harp-L] Mic Impedance Transformer

Are you using the matching transformer going into a hi-z input, or into a lo-z as well? Or to be more precise, what are the impedances involved?


Winslow Yerxa

Author, Harmonica For Dummies ISBN 978-0-470-33729-5

--- On Thu, 11/13/08, Garry Hodgson <harp@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
From: Garry Hodgson <harp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Mic Impedance Transformer
To: harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2008, 5:55 PM

Joel aka Poweharp <powerharp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I recently began using a Fireball-V mic.  This is a low impedance mic (150
> ohms).  It has been suggested that I us an impedance transformer which I
> understand will boost the signal through the entire range of the mic.
> Before I purchase a transformer, can anyone enlighten me on exactly what I
> can expect it to do in terms of what changes I will hear in the 

just did this myself recently.  makes a big difference in the sound.
noticeably more volume and bottom end.

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