2.5mm & 3.5mm Cables
Audio cables come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
One of the most popular audio cables used today in the
computer, computer peripheral & audio/video industry
is the 3.5mm stereo cable. Its popularity continues
to increase because of its compact size and because
it works well with toady's smaller electronic devises.
It can sometimes be easily confused with its less used,
smaller cousin, the 2.5mm connector. Both these connectors
are available in a variety of conductor sizes. Please
see the pictures below for a better clarification.
||2.5mm or 3.5mm mono plug. Uses only
2 conductors (2C)
||2.5mm or 3.5mm stereo plug. Uses only
3 conductors (3C)
||2.5mm or 3.5mm 4 conductor plug (4C)
|| 3.5mm plug 6 conductors (6C)
We typically sell a variety of 3.5mm
stereo cables. We can also custom make 2.5mm, 4C
and 6C 3.5mm cables. Please feel free to contact
us with your specifications.
RCA Audio Cables
RCA connectors have been in use for many years and have
been used in both audio & video applications. RCA
connectors are used in tandem for stereo applications
and individually in mono applications. Please see our RCA audio cable page.
||RCA Dual Channel Audio Cable
|RCA Dual Channel Audio receptacle
(Left & Right)
1/4 inch & XLR Cables
1/4 inch or 6.4mm connectors and XLR connectors are
most commonly used to connect microphones, amplifiers
and other audio devises. 1/4 inch connectors are available
in 2 conductor (mono or 2C) or 3 conductor (stereo or
3C) configurations. We typically only stock stereo 1/4
inch stereo cables, because they will work in both
a stereo and mono applications, but we can custom make
any configuration you might require. Please contact
us with your specifications and we will be happy
to quote you.
||1/4 inch mono connector
||1/4 inch stereo connector
XLR connectors typically use 2 conductors and a ground
signal. Please see our selection of balanced
||XLR Male Connector
||XLR Female Connector
Toslink and digital coax cables are the next generation
in audio transmission. Rather than carrying an analog
signal, toslink and digital coax cables carry a digital
signal. Furthermore, toslink
cables transmit a digital signal over fiber optic
Digital Coax Cables
Digital coax cables carry
a digital signal much like toslink cables, but run the
signal over coax cable instead of fiber optic cable.
Digital audio transmission is considered superior over
the traditional analog format because there is less
possibility of signal degradation over the cable run.
Digital Coax cables use a RCA connector and are typically
colour coded blue.