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Discussion in 'Sound, Music, and Intercom' started by avkid, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. avkid

    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    I recently got a 3.mm stereo to xlr specially designed byAFAB Enterprises, 135 Industry Ave. Frankfort, IL 60423 phone: 877-229-3601, for converting stereo output on a boom box to xlr that goes directly in to the mixer! and for under $30!! yay
     
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    Why don't you just go from 1/8" to 1/4" which is a lot cheaper than $30?
     
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    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    only have 2 1/4 inputs whereas i have 8 xlr
     
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    so this is a DI box of some kind?
     
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    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    i don't think so , it is just a cable with a stereo jack on one end and xlr on the other
     
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    Hmmm, odd.
    Those are different signal levels. Line level unbalanced to mic level balanced?
    hmmmmm
    i think you got ripped off
     
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    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    again. i am not completely sure what it is!
     
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    Well, I dont know what its for...
    it certainly isnt for connecting a line out on a laptop/discman/whatever to a mixer

    I'd use a 1/8" to to 1/4" cable, or the cheaper way, a 1/8" to RCA, then an RCA to 1/4" into the mixer.
     
  9. avkid

    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    i have a description here :

    3' Precision Low Capacitance Audio Patch Cable
    Conn1 1/8" TRS (stereo)
    Conn2 XLR male
    w/ mono summing resistor network
     
  10. JasonH

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    Hmmm, what do you intend on using it for?
     
  11. avkid

    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    putting a jvc consumer boombox into a peavey xr-860 mixer
     
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    *shudder*

    why?
     
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    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    for when i can not get a cd player from the av coordinator
     
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    well
    return the $30 cable
    goto the pawn shop, buy a $25 cd player.......
    problem solved.


    not to mention that running the headphone out into a mic input is sound to sound awful. Also, I dare you to turn on the phantom power ;-P
     
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    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    it was specially designed for use with that equipment
    P.S. the phantom power has been on for 2 years
     
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    then what is the point of this thread?

    What kind of board do you have?
     
  17. avkid

    avkid Not a New User Fight Leukemia

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    just telling people about the company so they have more resources to use. Peavey xr-860 (out of production)
     
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    Hmm, I couldnt find any info on that, but it smells like its a 8 channel powered board?

    I've never seen a person run a boom box into a PA and call themselves an "Audio Engineer"
     
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    8 channel box like mixer , i don't do that at work, i use the gemini cd-j 20s.I only use the boombox at school where we are ignored!

    End of story!!!
     
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    *lol*
    your not redeeming yourself with the gemini.
     

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