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The letters TRS stand for Tip, Ring, and Sleeve, and refer to the parts of the jack plug that the different conductors are connected to. A TRS cable has three conductors vs the two on a standard guitar cable. A guitar cable is a TS, or Tip Sleeve cable.

Audio card INPUTS : Which is better? 1/4" TRS and TS or SPDIF (coax digital)

Which do you think is better for audio card INPUTS (not outputs):

1/4" TRS and TS
SPDIF (coax digital)

1. The balanced input jack on the audio card is rated at being 104 to around 107 dBA SNR.

2. We all know the SPDIF input is basically digital 1's and 0's.

Replacing T4F with TRS connector-- Pinout questions

I'm doing a little experiment with live-streaming video from a moving car. I'm looking at using this microphone up in the sun visor, and connecting it to this mixer/audio interface [URL=link removed XENYX 302USB which will then be connected to my laptop via usb and narrowcasted to the internet over mobile broadband.

XLR to TRS cable and phantom power

Hi i found a good deal on a pair of XLR female - TRS cables. I need the for my vocal and acoustic condenser mics . Some people say it doesn't matter if it is XLR or TRS they are both the same but i have read TRS jacks don't support phantom power. So should i stay away from XLR - TRS cables for my condenser mics?

Unbalanced or Balanced TRS Cable for Studio?

Hi, so I've got a Line6 Pod Studio UX2 (audio interface), and I'm getting a pair of Yamaha HS50M Studio Monitors. Can somebody look the two up and try to figure out what cables I need to hook the two up? Is it two TRS cables? Balanced? Unbalanced?

Thanks in advance!

What do you think about the HS50M Monitors?

Are TRS cables and "Speaker Cables" the same?

Hello all,

I just wanted to ask if TRS cables are the exactly the same as "Speaker Cables?" Speaker cables that you would normally use to hook your studio monitors to your audio interface.

Also, are these the same cables that should be used between a guitar amp head and the cabinet?

Thanks for the advice!