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Connection between Sound card and Reference Monitors

I have a Sound card (Audio Interface) with ‘balanced’ outputs for Left and Right channels. Also I have two reference monitors with balanced XLR inputs. My audio cables have XLR male jacks (to the ...
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Is it ok to put an unbalanced 1/4 inch line through an XLR stage snake?

I've been tasked with setting up and doing sound design for an upcoming live event.Unfortunately, the equipment I have to work with is somewhat lacking. The analogue mixing desk (Allen & Heath ...
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Can you use HD-SDI cables to loop antennas for wireless mics?

We have Line 6 Mic recievers that you can rack together and loop the antennas from one to the next (see page 26 of the manual). You can buy the cable from Line 6 here, but you can get BNC-BNC cables ...
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Studio mic --> Headphone jack not working

I have created a system to plug my studio mic (MXL 990) into my MacBook's 3.5mm headphone jack that consists of the following system: Mic -> AC Power supply for the mic -> 3-Prong microphone cable to ...
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Is there a way for me to hook up my headphones ( regular headphone jack ) via Bluetooth?

Do these adapters exist? I'd plug my headphones jack (male) into the bluetooth connector (female), then connect to my HDTV via bluetooth. This way I can lay in bed with my WIRED headphones on, ...
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How to connect the Sennheiser Ew100 g3 to a DSLR camera without the CL 1 accessory cable?

I lost the CL 1 accessory cable for the Sennheiser Ew100 g3 wireless microphone and now cannot connect it to my DSLR camera (Nikon D610). I noticed that the cable I lost had two jacks on both ends, ...
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Balanced output to stereo unbalanced input

My preamp gives a balanced TRS output instead of unbalanced stereo which is what my input device requires. Is it possible there is a reverse DI box of sorts that converts balanced mono to unbalanced ...
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What cables for electric bass+preamp+pc?

I wan't to record a bassline using my PC. I have a passive electric bass, a behringer mic100 preamp, and a PC with soundcard emu 0404 PCI. What audio cables do i need for Bass->Preamp and Preamp->PC? ...
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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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Is there any difference over using an optical jack over RCA in a 2.1 set? [closed]

I've got a 2.1 sound equipment, with two 'tower' speakers, containing each 2 loudspeakers and one bass speaker, and a primary bass speaker, apart. I want to connect my Macbook to this installation ...
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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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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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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. I'...
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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 ...