Cable + Connector = ?
Oct 9, 2009 at 10:07 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 3

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Which of these is going to give me the best audio quality?:

Banana Connectors
Coax Wire Connectors
DIN/Microphone Connectors / Wires
TRS Connectors
XLR Connectors
Other type of wire/connector

Really need help with this one guys...
 
Oct 10, 2009 at 6:37 AM Post #2 of 3

scootermafia

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It's all personal preference. And whichever one has the least amount of material in the signal path. And whichever one has the most positive pressure. Lots of people like spades due to the pressure/contact area they make with their connection. But, Banana plugs are fast to plug/unplug. Coaxial are not speaker plugs, they're for digital connections. TRS is for headphone cables. XLR is for balanced connections. You are not being specific with what you're trying to connect to what. Whatever the case, who gives a crap until you have the headphones, amp and source - cable worries are last.
 
Oct 10, 2009 at 8:00 AM Post #3 of 3

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It probably have more to do with the quality (material, build, ...) of the jack/plug that the type.
That said, I would put my money on a well built XLR jack/plug.
 

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