XLR(f) to 3.5mm TRS - Balanced to Stereo Cable - Mic to Camera Cable
By: Mark Emery on 15 February 2015Worked perfectly on my PC microphone port. (your 65 character limit on reviews is stupid btw)
By: Sam Wighton on 9 January 2015This high quality at this low cost is not often seen. Cable feels like it will last a long time
By: William Halliwell on 4 April 2013This is a good quality cable. The connectors are solidly built into the cable and the rubberised cable coating makes this item tough enough to withstand constant movement in and out of venues.
Swamp 3.5mm (Mini-Jack) to XLR(f) Cable - 5m
XLR(mono) to 3.5mm Stereo
A microphone outputs a "balanced" signal, which is also "mono" (1 audio channel). If you need to connect a mic to a 3.5mm "stereo" input, such as on an iPod, PC sound card or HD camera, a cable like this is required to SPLIT the "mono" signal into a "stereo" signal, so it reaches both the LEFT and RIGHT side of the 3.5mm stereo input.
Perfect for Balanced Mic to HD Video Camera connection
Smaller HD Video Cameras often have a Stereo mic input, and if you need to connect a balanced microphone signal to the camera, a mono to stereo cable is handy so the audio is recorded to the LEFT and RIGHT audio channels.
What happens to the Balanced signal?
As you are connecting to a stereo 3.5mm input (which if stereo, cannot be balanced), you cannot gain a balanced connection. The balanced (inverted polarity signal) just gets shorted with the ground and not used.
- Conductor Gauge: 2x (0.12mm*20)
- Conductor Cores: 2x (0.12mm*50)
- Ground Shield: BRAIDED (0.12mm*2*16)
- Connectors: 3.5mm (1/8") - XLR(f) (Yongsheng YS231L-B, YS164)
- Wiring: XLR (Pin1 - Sleeve, Pin2 - Tip, Pin2 - Ring, Pin3 - Sleeve)
Custom Label: YS231L-B YS136N SM
Shipping Weight: 0.1600