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What are the sources of signal loss in cables and their connections?

What are the major sources of loss when sending a signal over cables? What is the impact of digital vs analog, cable material/length and the number and quality of cable connectors? Are there any ...
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Is there sound quality loss in 6mm to 3.5mm TRS adapter?

I would like to know if there is any sound quality lost by using a 6mm (1/4th inch) TRS jack adapter to connect into a 3.5mm (1/8th inch) TRS slot. I would assume there would be some quality loss ...
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What's the best way to extend a 3.5mm shotgun mic?

I'm looking to buy the Aputure V-Mic D1 which is a Shotgun mic for DSLRs, so it terminates with a 3.5 mm connector (my camera has a 3.5 mm jack). I'd like to extend this so I can mount it on a boom. ...
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XLR cables not a tight fit with SM57s

I have a few SM57's that I use at church. Sometimes the cables "wobble" in the end of the mic and it shorts out. The cables that seem to do this came with a package deal through Behringer. My ...
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How to convert 2 channel audio output into one 3.5mm jack

Hi, I'm building my own Bluetooth audio receiver using a Bluetooth module 2.1 with A2DP, so I can connect the receiver (with internal power) to any set of speakers that has a 3.5mm jack, then play ...
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Anyone use XLR caps in the field?

Having spent a salty, windy, and damp day at a raging Pacific Beach this weekend, I realized that I really had no decent way to protect my XLR connectors from sand; I had to hike with all my gear to ...