1/4" Mono and Stereo Cables
1/4" Mono and Stereo Cables are cables used mainly for professional audio components and equipment, including concert and performance instruments, microphones, and soundboards. These cables are also used in some high-end sound cards optimized for editing and mixing music. 1/4" Mono and Stereo Cables use a type of TRS connector, also called an audio jack, stereo plug, mini-jack, or mini-stereo. These connectors are typically used for connecting audio and telephony components and equipment.
TRS connecters come in a variety of sizes, so it's important to get a cable with a 1/4" connector if you're audio component requires that size. Likewise, while instruments usually only need mono cables, some more advanced components require 1/4" stereo cables. If you're not sure if a 1/4" mono or stereo cable is right for your device, read the manual that shipped with your product or check your manufacturer's website.
1/4" Mono Cables and their TRS-connector counterparts have a variety of uses, including:
- Microphone and Instrument Input
- Effects Pedals and Boards
1/4" Stereo Cables and their TRS-connector counterparts have a variety of uses, including:
- Professional Grade Headphones
- Mixing Consoles
- Older Home Theater Receivers and Systems
- Line In
- Line Out