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TOPIC: Re: UMIK max cable length.

UMIK max cable length. 7 years 9 months ago #7477

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i would like to purchase a UMIK but i would like to know what is the maximum length of usb cable that it can be used with.

For example in my setup i need apporx 5 meters of cable length between the mic and my pc.
Is this doable with UMIK?
Do i need to by a special in terms of quality usb cable?
Will this effect mics calibration?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: UMIK max cable length. 7 years 9 months ago #7491

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USB cable length depends on the quality of the cable but I don't think it would be a problem for 5m. If it does become a problem, you'd need to get a USB extender which are commonly used to extend over long distance. In either way, there won't be an effect on the mic performance. If the USB cable is too long, it will have too much of a DC voltage drop over the cable which will prevent the mic to be powered. That's the extend of it.

Hoping this info helps

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