Pro-Audio 1/4 IN Mono Male to Male Woven Cloth Instrument Cable
1/4' Audio Cable - 18FT 1/4' Mono Male to Male Woven Cloth Cable
1/4 inch cables are typically used for analog signals, primarily audio. These cables are commonly used on headphones, amplifiers, instruments, speakers, and much more. This cables features unbalanced nickel plated TS 1/4 inch plugs. The woven cloth material provides increased durablility and resists kinks. Internally this cable is made from 24 AWG twisted pair cable wrapped in an aluminum foil shield and 60% copper braid for maximum shielding from EMI/RFI interference. Pro-audio cables are perfect for novice and professional musicians.
- Length: 18 FT
- Connector A: 1/4 inch Mono Male
- Connector B: 1/4 inch Mono Male
- 24AWG Twisted Pair construction
- Foil shield and 60% copper braid
- Nickel plated brass connectors
- Woven cloth jacket
- Connects unbalanced line outputs to unbalanced line inputs
Q: What does TS mean? What is a TS connector used for?
A: TS is the abbreviation for “Tip Sleeve IN and refers to a specific type of 1/4″ connector that is set up for 2-conductor unbalanced operation. One insulator ring separates the tip and sleeve. The tip is generally considered the “hot IN or the carrier of the signal while the sleeve is where the ground or shield is connected. TS cables are best known as guitar or line-level instrument cables.
Q: What does TRS mean? What is a TRS connector used for?
A: TRS is the abbreviation for “Tip Ring Sleeve. IN It looks like a standard 1/4″ plug but with an extra “ring IN on its shaft. TRS cables have two conductors plus a ground (shield). TRS connectors are commonly used to connect balanced equipment or for running both left and right mono signals to stereo headphones.
Q: Why is a ¼ IN connector sometimes called a “phone plug IN?
A: The original 1⁄4 in (6.35 mm) version dates from 1878 when it was used for manual telephone exchanges making it possibly the oldest electrical connector standard still in use. It was used for years by telephone operators to patch telephone connections together.