VE-5: Phantom Power Switch
If you're using a condenser microphone with the VE-5, you will most likely need to turn on the Phantom Power switch for the microphone to work.
1. Press MENU.
2. Press the cursor right (>) button 3 times to select "PhantomPower."
3. Turn the SOUND knob to select "On."
4. Press EXIT when you're finished. The new setting is saved automatically.