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Old January 17, 2013, 09:39 AM
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Hey i was wondering ,what will give me the best sound quality? a dual 6.35 plugged into RCA with Y female 3.5 jack or a simple 6.35 to 3.5?



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Nobody really explains that on the internet, they don't really know,btw it's for headphones, not speakers.I know the headphones plug is supposed to be the single jack but i wanna make sure it's better than RCA.

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Old January 17, 2013, 06:10 PM
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Hey i was wondering ,what will give me the best sound quality? a dual 6.35 plugged into RCA with Y female 3.5 jack or a simple 6.35 to 3.5?



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Nobody really explains that on the internet, they don't really know,btw it's for headphones, not speakers.I know the headphones plug is supposed to be the single jack but i wanna make sure it's better than RCA.
There is no difference. Both are analog and both are stereo.
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Old January 17, 2013, 07:24 PM
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RCA | 3.5mm Y Adapter To Rca Plug | Home Depot Canada

try This ??
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Old January 17, 2013, 07:41 PM
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Thanks,Enaberif :)

ZZLEE ,i don't need an adapter :D
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Old January 17, 2013, 08:45 PM
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Personally, I'd use the jack as opposed to the RCA as I believe it will offer a better connection over time. RCA is fine for a static connection, but a headphone cable is going to move around and a jack is better designed to both stay in place, as well as not get misformed over time.
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Stick with the jack, it's easier and I agree with what sswilson is saying. Good choice on the PreSonus, they make great products.
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Stick with the jack, it's easier and I agree with what sswilson is saying. Good choice on the PreSonus, they make great products.
Ok thanks :) yeah i got this card because i also produce music,as an amateur :) And anyway the sound card inside this is much better than a motherboard chip :D
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Old January 29, 2013, 05:04 AM
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OK,so i tried both,and actually ,there is more bass with RCA,but meds and high are the same,just seems a bit more muddy with RCA,gonna use jack...
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Thanks for the update and it's not too surprising what you've discovered. I took Audio Recording and Engineering a few years back and to make a long story short rented out the Audiobox 1818VSL for a week and was really impressed. Especially considering the price.
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