> The old would actually fry if presented with phantom power.
Ribbons normally do have a step up
output transformer where the secondary
winding is fully balanced and floating.
When fed 48 V phantom voltage the
ribbon mic transformer sees this as a
common mode voltage that will not in
any way interfere with the proper working
of the ribbon mic.
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