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PSC A4812 48V Phantom to 12T Power In-Line Barrel Adapter for Microphones

B&H # PSA4812 MFR # FPSC0010A
PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter

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The PSC A4812 is an In-Line Barrel Adapter which allows "12T" microphones to be used with mixers which provide 48V phantom power.

Allows "12T" Microphones to be run on mixers with 48V phantom power
XLR Connections
Bright nickel finish
Aluminum chassis
PSC A4812 48V Phantom to 12T Power In-Line Barrel Adapter for Microphones
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    PSCA4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter
     
    4.5

    (based on 13 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    92%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (10)
    • Improves system function (4)
    • Time saver (3)
    • Versatile (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional recording (10)
      • Amateur recording (6)
      • Home studio (4)
      • Outdoor events / games (3)
      • Performances (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (8)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Never been happier!

      This is a very nice adapter. It's small and very lightweight. I can plug it straight up to my microphone and it feels as if nothing has changed. It doesn't have to go...Read complete review

      This is a very nice adapter. It's small and very lightweight. I can plug it straight up to my microphone and it feels as if nothing has changed. It doesn't have to go into the mic though, you can plug it anywhere in between the power source and the microphone. I wouldn't choose any other adapter over this one. PSC made this one just right.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      One of these adapters failed after 5 min

      I needed two of these for some vintage mics, but one of the two I bought failed during my first trial after 5 min of use.

      I needed two of these for some vintage mics, but one of the two I bought failed during my first trial after 5 min of use.

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      5.0

      Does exactly what is says!

      By John McCalmont

      from Heath Texas

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

        Used this product to convert a vintage T series Sennheiser MKH416T to work at 48! Good construction and materials, performed flawlessly!

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        5.0

        Does what it says.

        By cpreston

        from Boston, MA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Improves System Function

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional Recording

          Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

          Works great. Gives me access to cheaper vintage microphones. It doesn't have any effect on the signal as far as I can tell. I wished it was a bit shorter. It's almost as long as a standard pencil mic.

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          5.0

          Perfect Solution!

          By ProCam

          from San Francisco, CA

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Saves Time

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Professional Recording

            Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

            Was tired of the 12T power supply I always used, 2 9V, clunky box, but this little in line adapter is the perfect solution.

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            5.0

            Works Great!

            By David James

            from Sacramento, CA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Sound Quality
            • Improves System Function
            • Saves Time
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

              I got an older MKH416 P48 shotgun mic which uses 'T12' power. Without this in line adapter, sending 48v could cause issues. Needless to say, works like a charm! Would be nice if they were a little cheaper, but they're not a common item and saves the whole shoot.

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              5.0

              Inexpensive & easy fix for older mics

              By fastfreddy

              from New York, NY

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                The PSC adapter allows you to breathe life into older microphones by providing them with the power they need to operate in today's world. Its no secret that the 48V phantom power is the current standard to power condenser microphones. This simple to use device safely converts the current 48V phantom power into 12V enabling the older T style microphones to be continued to be used.

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                5.0

                Simple and Effective

                By Joseph

                from Hove, UK

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Low-profile

                Cons

                • Limited Function

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Film Audio Recording
                • Home Studio
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                I use this product in combination with my Tascam DR40 audio recorder which provides phantom power and my Sennheiser 416T which requires T power, so it would be impossible to use the microphone without this adapter. The adapter is self is well priced, sturdily built and extremely low profile - I don't even notice it's plugged in, as it takes up little space. It is annoying that T power itself is now legacy technology, as it would be preferable to not even need to use an adapter at all, but seeing as I have to, this one get's the job done effectively.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Big surprise in a small package

                By John, the Beta tester

                from Connecticut

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Improves Sound Quality

                Cons

                • NONE

                Best Uses

                • Professional Recording

                Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                This was just supposed to convert 48v phantom power to "T" 12v phantom power for the older type microphones. Well, it does that and doubles the output level from the conventional "T" power supplies. Great product if you need it.

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                5.0

                A4812 48V Phantom to 12T Power In-Line B

                By Dcarl

                from Las Vegas

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Improves System Function

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                  I could not use my sennheiser mics. without this device.It does what it is supposed to .

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                  4.0

                  It does what it's supposed to do

                  By nm indie filmmaker

                  from Albuquerque, NM

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves System Function
                  • Saves Time
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                    I bought this to provide phantom power to a used Sennheiser 415T mic. Does the job without problems so far. Feels well built. Time will tell how it holds up. If it lasts five or more years, I'd give it five stars. What's great: Very light weight, the price. Not so great: Kind of long.

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                    4.0

                    Economical!

                    By Tam

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    About Me Novice

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                          Cheaper than the Sennheiser option...that's what really matters for a nominal piece of gear like this.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          One of these adapters failed after 5 min

                          By chester

                          from minneapolis, MN

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Breaks Easily
                            • Unreliable

                            Best Uses

                            • Amateur Recording

                            Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                            I needed two of these for some vintage mics, but one of the two I bought failed during my first trial after 5 min of use.

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                            5.0

                            Excellent Product for the Price

                            By Mark B.

                            from Seattle WA

                            About Me Experienced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clear Sound
                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Events
                              • Music Videos
                              • Performances
                              • Professional Recording
                              • Soundtracks

                              Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                              This adapter does the job! No noise and allot less expensive than the Sennheiser unit.

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                              5.0

                              Never been happier!

                              By Johnny

                              from Orlando, FL

                              About Me Tech Savvy

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent Performance
                              • Good Length
                              • Rugged
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                              • None

                              Best Uses

                              • Anything that needs it.

                              Comments about PSC A4812 48V to 12T In-Line Barrel Adapter:

                              This is a very nice adapter. It's small and very lightweight. I can plug it straight up to my microphone and it feels as if nothing has changed. It doesn't have to go into the mic though, you can plug it anywhere in between the power source and the microphone. I wouldn't choose any other adapter over this one. PSC made this one just right.

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