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Output Cable Input Pin 1 Ground 2 1 1 2 Shield (+) Signal + Hum
Output
Cable
Input
Pin 1
Ground
2 1
1 2
Shield
(+) Signal + Hum
Pin 2 = (+) Signal
Positive
(+)Hum + Signal
(-) Signal + Hum
3
3
Pin 3 = (-) Signal
Negative
(-)Hum + Signal
2 x Signal
= Signal + 6 dB
RFI and Hum

Unbalanced use of mono 1/4" jack plugs

Tip =

Tip =

Signal

Sleeve =

 

Ground / Shield

 
Tip = Signal Sleeve =   Ground / Shield   Tip Sleeve Strain relief clamp  

Tip

Tip
Tip = Signal Sleeve =   Ground / Shield   Tip Sleeve Strain relief clamp  

Sleeve

Strain relief clamp

 
Balanced use of stereo 1/4" jack plugs Tip = hot (+ve) Ring = cold (-ve)
Balanced use of
stereo 1/4" jack plugs
Tip =
hot (+ve)
Ring =
cold (-ve)
Sleeve =
Ground / Shield
Tip
Ring
Sleeve
Strain relief clamp

For connection of balanced and unbalanced plugs, ring and sleeve have to be bridged at the stereo plug.

Balanced use with XLR connectors

Input

2 1 3
2
1
3

1 = Ground / Shield

2 = hot (+ve)

3 = cold (-ve)

1 2 3 Output
1
2
3
Output

For unbalanced use pin 1 and pin 3 have to be bridged