TritonAudio FetHead Phantom

Microphone Preamp

  • For condenser microphones
  • Extremely low-noise Class A JFet amplifier
  • XLR 3-pin female to XLR 3-pin male
  • 18 dB gain (@3 kOhm load)
  • 4 Coordinated JFets
  • 48 V Phantom power
  • Transfers phantom power to the microphone

Further Information

Channels 1
Number of microphone inputs 1
Instrument input No
Tubes No
Compressor/Limiter No
Equalizer No
De-Esser No
Phantom power No
Phase Reverse No
External effect loops No
Analogue Outputs XLR
Digitale Outputs 0
Headphone connection No
Level Meter No
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Serves the required purpose for relatively low gain condenser microphone.
Robert8105, 19.03.2019
I have a particular condenser microphone that needs a high gain setting on my mixer's preamp, and so has a tendency to cause noise because of the near maximum setting. The FetHead Phantom was the answer because this in-line microphone booster takes its power from the phantom power supplied by the mixer at source and in so doing the FetHead's energised circuits enable about + 18dB further gain to be inserted at the right point. The whole purpose of the device is then achieved because it means the mixer gain rotary switch was advanced to a lesser point than without the FetHead and so noise was eliminated.
The Triton FetHead was cheaper than some rivals and effective for my purposes although no comparisons were made with other makes.
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Phantom without transmission
Tjelvar, 07.04.2019
Processing and Handling: Stable and easy to connect to the microphone.
Purpose: I bought the FetHead Phantom to amplify my Rode NT3 low noise. The NT3 requires 48V phantom power, which comes from my audio interface. The FetHead Phantom is to forward this 48V to the micro, but he does not! If the NT3 could not be operated with battery, I would have thought the Fethead was completely broken. But it works with battery operation after all, with the gain.
Due to the significant increase of the signal, I was able to turn down my gain controls on the interface as expected. The overall result is worse from the background noise than without the FetHead.

Conclusion: The purchase was unfortunately not worth it and I will send the device back.
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