I want to plug two phone-to-RCA adapter into the stereo output of a mixing console.
The output I'm going to use is a stereo out with a balanced TRS phone socket for each channel. I want to plug in the aforementioned adapter because I want to connect a power amp which is a consumer grade (it doesn't support balanced input, only unbalanced RCAs).
As we know, plugging a TS jack into a balanced TRS socket shorts the cold/negative signal to the sleeve/ground.
My question is, does it have any effect on the resulting sound?
(Forget about the noise issue with long unbalanced wires, I will only run a short RCA cables).
Another important question is, does the "short" between the cold signal to the ground will damage the mixer circuit in the long run?