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Have tried connecting and getting no response, instructions not very helpful. Have connected. existing mic and works ok. Does not seem to be any on/off switch

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  • rufyhorne Dec 16, 2008

    i just got the Co2 Pencil condenser mics (2) one seemed to work (record, sound) but dosen't now. i use the Behringer XENYX 502 mini mixing board and it doesn't have a phantom power switch but i run phones on it so i thing is has got it. its not the cables cus i pluged them directly into the board. 
    HELP I SPEND 100 QUID ON THESE (PLUS STANDS AND CABLES) AND CAN'T AFFORD TO NOT USE THEM

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The CO2 is a condenser mic (also called capacitor mic), and as such, requires phantom power to operate. Ensure that your system is providing phantom power to the microphone, usually accomplished by flipping a switch near your mic input on your sound board.

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