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my ZMT3 48V lets me adust the phantom power to 45V (five) max not 48V. Is that a typo within the ZMT or ...?

 

from the manual:

 

This menu is where the phantom power is turned on and adjusted from. The ZMT3 Phantom has 5 user selectable power options:

OFF, 12V Phantom, 24V Phantom, 36V Phantom or 48V Phantom

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IronFilm   
On 6/20/2017 at 4:34 PM, fieldmixer said:

 


Makes you wonder if the zaxnet tx componts can fit in here with everything else, why oh why is it not in maxx!! Arg!!emoji23.png

 


Cost cutting  / product differentiating :mellow:

Oh well, how long until the Maxx v2.0? (or whatever they call the next model, probably something different than that, which will have this?)

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Yes, about 2.5 hours with the ZMT phantom transmitter, which is about an hour less than the plugon. Regarding the 45V phantom question, the AES spec for 48V phantom is +/- 4 volts. 

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Nate C   
16 hours ago, Matthias Richter said:

btw runtime with a Schoeps CMIT5U / 50mW: 3hours sharp.

So you wanna change after 2.5hours to be safe. Miles away from 5 hours ...

 

12 hours ago, Glen Trew said:

Yes, about 2.5 hours with the ZMT phantom transmitter, which is about an hour less than the plugon.  

 

Curious what batteries you guys are using. 

 

I doubted what I had perceived as run time, so retested today using my oldest Fujifilm NP50 batteries that I brought when ZMT body pack first came out.

I got 3hr 35min until low battery warning and a further 10min until complete battery failure. 50mw 45v Mini CMIT. 

With a regular CMIT run time until warning was roughly 10min shorter. I missed when the warning appeared. Same settings.

 

The shorter run time on the CMIT is probably just a battery thing (honestly haven't checked if there is a difference in power consumption between the CMIT and Mini). 

 

Agreed it certainly ain't the 5hrs advertised. I guess 5hr is based on 25mw 12v, but that isn't where most of us work. 

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According to their specs:

The CMIT5 pulls 4.4ma at 48v. 

The mini-CMIT pulls 2.3ma at 48v.

 

The CMIT5 is listed as only a 48v. mic, whereas, the mini is designed to operate on 12-48v.  Note, however, that the max SPL of the mini is 15dB less at 12v. than at 48.

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efksound   

I'm very happy getting now around 5h30min (non stop ) with a MKH8060 (P48 - 3.3mAh)  with the TRX 742 (50mw)
with the  Lmount battery mod :-) 


 


 

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efksound   
3 hours ago, Glen Deakin said:

Lmount battery mod.  That's pretty cool. Where did you get that mod done.  

Need to contact Gene Martin at Audio Dept  

 

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ramallo   
28 minutes ago, Glen Deakin said:

Is there a power switch?   Or does it just come on when battery is inserted?

The second option (Battery insert on)

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