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Patch Cables


The 3 Patch cords types:

1. Breakout – This splits the cord into one channel connectors of XLR/m, XLR/f, TRS or TS.

2. Junction Box – This contains many inputs for single connections.

3. Dsub Connector – This unites all channels into one single connector

Patch cords are connecting devices used for connecting electronic devices or optical devices for the purpose of routing of signals. A standout amongst the most widely recognized uses is interfacing a portable PC, desktop or flip side gadget to a divider outlet. It is a long cable having connectors on either ends that is utilized to associate end gadgets to power sources and these links are for the most part used to associate one electronic gadget to another. Usually, they are regular copper links having some connectors on both finishes.  Patch cords are also known as a patch cables.

A Patch cable also knows as a patch cord is a group of many audio cords that has one common outer cover. The foremost benefit of using patch cord is that in bigger setups that contains more than one channel; it becomes a lot easier maintaining just one big cable and not dozens of small ones. When it comes to professional studios and live set ups, that sometimes contains many inputs, it’s normal to use single patch cords with channels up to 48 while for some other small studios or home studios  8 and 16 channel cords are commonly used.

1. Breakouts - Coming to breakout cords, they have got many applications. Like in home studio, the most common use of patch cord is to combine the ins and outs of the microphone.  From there these cords can go out the live stage or can be connected to a different hardware like the audio interface.

2. Junction Boxes - If the purpose of the cord is to transfer the inputs to somewhere else, then this box will provide the connection on the opposite side.

3. Dsubs - With some Professional equipment and many other expensive hardware containing many channels these connectors are used to replace XLR/TRS connectors as they let you to connect far more channels into one device. 


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