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These sockets and plugs are designed to work in exactly this way. When you plug a 'TS' plug into a TRS balanced jack socket, the "ring and sleeve" are bridged. This is exactly the correct way to unbalance a balanced connection. It works in the way it was designed to. Additionally, by unbalancing that output connection, you reduce the level of the output by ...


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Short answer: yes. It will work. Longer answer, not the full story though: Connect from the RCA preamp outputs. I believe you can control the volume out somehow in the amp. If not, you will want to add some kind of volume control. Connect to the inputs of the speakers. You can try different settings for the "sensitivity" of the speakers. My guess ...


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The splitter cable you're using combines the 2 stereo inputs into the 3 pin XLR connector, putting the left channel in pin 2 and the right in pin 3, or the other way around. You can only use that type of connection with a system that specifically uses XLR type connectors for stereo signals. That's not the case with normal performance and PA devices, where ...


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why don't you just plug it into the mic-input on the motherboard?


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My experience is cables is that the length doesn't really matter as much as the quality of the cable. If the quality of the cable is problematic that will be a much greater source of sound degradation then changes in length. That said, I'd still try to keep the run as short as possible... If you're lucky enough to live in a country where some of your ...


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Yes. Do not do this. You might get away with proximity if the signals were balanced, but with unbalanced audio, this is a bad idea. you are likely to get hum. If running long distances, you might want to consider using balancing adapters to reduce rf and hum induction.


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An Optical to RCA adapter will work fine. There will not be any noticeable latency. Just make sure your amplifier takes 1/4" or RCA input.


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The M-audio 24/96 soundcard is not designed to do what you are asking. If you wanted a simple, single-piece solution for handling mic input and headphone output, you could look at a small external mixer with USB interface to the computer. The Modmic is a cheap electret mic capsule with a 3.5mm plug designed to connect to the (pink) mic input connector on a ...


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I know what I am talking about. I have been dealing with audio issues like this for over 50 years. The line input on your Mackie mixer (model number and specific input not identified) is probably TRS balanced. That means it expects the +audio to appear on the Tip of the plug, and the -audio to appear on the Ring, with the Sleeve as the ground/shield. Audio ...


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Your question is missing several critical details, but making a wild guess, the most common cause of symptoms as you describe is opposite-phase CANCELLATION. Because a "TRS" (presumably BALANCED) input has an active positive (Tip) and negative (Ring) input, when you put two unbalanced signals into it (Left channel on Tip) and Right channel on Ring), you end ...


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Behringer make several small and simple USB audio interfaces like their U-Control series. And versions with more features like the U-Phoria series, etc. Of course there are many other makers of similar USB audio interfaces as small as a thumb drive. There are few actual performance differences between these products as most of them typically use the same ...


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This mixer doesnt support usb connectivity, youll need a usb interface for that. After you get a usb interface you can route your mac to output the channels from your usb interface outputs and then just connect them to your mixer. Until then you can simply connect your minijack to your mixers input..


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OK, so it seems that this question is about a consumer-equipment, 5.1 surround sound system with an active-subwoofer. The sub-woofer has an RCA in, and when connecting to various sources as described will produce a "popping noise" after a period. Period is varying, but can be "reset" by powering off, and powering back on. The sub-woofer had the RCA ...


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