Cables

Complete guide to home studio cables (video).

Sweetwater’s cable finder is also a great guide.

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Headphones:

  • Convert small (3.5mm) plug to larger (1/4″, 6.35mm) plug – SW
  • Convert large (1/4″, 6.35mm) plug to smaller (3.5mm) plug – SW
  • Use 2 headphones in one socket (1/4″, 6.35mm) – SW
  • Use 2 headphones in one socket (1/8″, 3.5mm) – SW

Speakers:

  • Connect monitor speakers with TRS inputs to an audio interface/mixer with balanced TRS outputs – SW US
  • Connect monitor speakers with XLR inputs to an audio interface/mixer with balanced TRS outputs – SW
  • Connect monitor speakers with TRS/TS inputs to an audio interface/mixer with unbalanced RCA outputs – SW
  • Connect monitor speakers with unbalanced RCA inputs to an audio interface/mixer with unbalanced RCA outputs – SW

Microphones:

  • Connect an XLR microphone to an audio interface/mixer with XLR inputs – SW US
  • Conenct an XLR microphone to a powered amplifier with TS input – SW

Keyboard/Synth/e-Drums:

  • Connect a balanced TRS output from an instrument to an audio interface/mixer with TRS inputs – SW US
  • Connect an unbalanced TS output from an instrument to an audio interface/mixer with TS inputs – SW

Guitar:

  • Connect a guitar to the instrument/Hi-Z input on an audio interface/mixer – SW

Phone/Tablet:

  • Connect an unbalanced 3.5mm output from a phone/tablet to an audio interface/mixer with unbalanced RCA inputs – SW
  • Connect an unbalanced 3.5mm output from a phone/tablet to an audio interface/mixer with 1/4″ TRS/TS inputs – SW
  • Connect a 3.5mm stereo socket to another 3.5mm stereo socket – SW

Mixer/Audio interface to Mixer/audio interface:

  • Connect an audio interface/mixer with 1/4″ TRS outputs to an audio interface/mixer with 1/4″ TRS inputs – SW US
  • Connect an audio interface/mixer with RCA outputs to an audio interface/mixer with 1/4″ TRS inputs – SW US
  • Connect an audio interface/mixer with RCA outputs to an audio interface/mixer with RCA inputs – SW

Converters and adapters:

  • Convert an RCA plug to a TS plug – SW
  • Convert a TS plug to an RCA plug – SW
  • Convert a 3.5mm TRS to a 6.35mm TRS plug – SW
  • Convert a 6.35mm TRS to a 3.5mm TRS plug – SW

USB Data/Power:

  • Connect a USB-A interface/mixer to a PC/Mac/iOS adapter – SW
  • Connect a USB-C interface/mixer to a PC/Mac/iOS adapter – SW

Cable Management:

  • Wrap your cables with Velcro one-wrap bundling strap

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