Re: [Harp-L] Mic Impedance Transformer
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- Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Mic Impedance Transformer
- From: "steve warner" <10reedsbent@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 20:12:03 -0800
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You say it's the low Z with Volume Control?
You have to have the Hi Z tranny in the circuit before the volume control or
you will not have a properly functioning power output. The
transformation has to be done before the volume control or you won't get
''full impedence transformation'' until the volume control is turned all the
way up. SO lets say your volume is half way then you will only be at a mid
Z impedence range........thinner tone with alot less grind.
hope that makes sense,
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 8:43 AM, 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. I've
> played at three jams with the mic and have received comments that the sound
> a tinny. My amp is a 60 watt all tube, Pignose G60VR, upgraded with a
> California 4 ohm speaker. With a JT-30 or even a Shaker Dynamic mic the
> sound range is much more full.
> 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 sound/tone?
> hope that I will hear a noticeable increase in the lower frequencies that
> part of the full resonance of any harp in any key. That's based on my
> knowledge of the physics of sound.
> Joel aka Powerharp
> Harp-L is sponsored by SPAH, http://www.spah.org
fattest tone on earth!
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