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Is it safe to left one branch of a Y-cable unplugged?

I have an old synth that has single headphones output (but user manual states that it can be connected with line-level inputs). I also have an audio interface that has one combo Mic/Line mono input ...
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One channel cutting out when splitting to two devices

One channel of my split audio is cutting out when the cables are plugged into two devices. I have a computer audio output that I have this splitter connected to. From the splitter I connect a cable to ...
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Looking For 1/4" stereo -> dual L or R mono

I'm looking for a cable that splits a single stereo 1/4" to two separate mono outputs (also 1/4"), one left and the other right. Do you know of one? The only thing I can find online mixes the stereo ...
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Is there an easy way to mix headphones and mic into one output for recording purposes?

I’d like to have a portable setup that I can use to record conference calls for work, in particular I want to cover the cases where I want or need to use headphones. I often use more than one kind of ...
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How to connect stereo output to mono speaker?

My mixer has 1/4" STEREO out L and R (+4 dbu) and music store sold me 1/4" male to male one ring (mono) cable so just want to check is this a right cable to connect with speaker? I have only one ...
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Adapter to sum 2 stereo signals each to mono and send each to a different ear of a standard stereo headset

I am having trouble finding an adapter, which I wouldn't think would have to be very large, that has two 1/8" male jacks, would sum each of them to mono, then send each one to a different channel of a ...
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Opposite of a Y-cable

I recently asked a question about monitoring two recorders with one pair of headphones. I have been struggling like crazy figuring out a solution that will work in the time frame I have (short as heck)...
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