If you’ve ever needed to connect an XLR device to a 1/4th inch audio device, you’ve probably needed one of these cables. On one end this cable or adapter provides a balanced XLR plug, and on the other end it offers TRS (Tip, Ring, Sleeve) 1/4th inch plug. Be sure to select the the correct gender cables: some of these are male to male, others are male to female XLR adapters. These adapters and converters come in various lengths and types. Here are some very highly reviewed XLR cables & adapters:
Mogami Male to Male XLR to 1/4th inch Balanced Quad Patch Cable
This is pretty simple: the Mogami XLR to quarter inch adapter patch cable is 3 foot long cable which does just what the name says. This is a male to male cable (both the XLR side and the quarter inch side will plug into your ports). The TRS 1/4th inch side of the cable is gold plated and the entire cable comes with a lifetime warranty. Comes in black. Also available in a 25 foot length.
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Mogami Female to Male XLR to 1/4th inch Balanced Quad Patch Cable
This high quality XLR to quarter inch adapter cable is 10 feet in length and offers a female XLR plug on one end, and a male 1/4th inch plug on the other. The quarter inch TRS plug is gold plated and this product comes with a lifetime warranty.
XLR 3pin Female To 1/4″ inch Male Adapter
If you don’t need a full XLR to 1/4″ inch cable and all you need is an adapter, here’s a great choice. On one end of this four inch adapter is a male 1/4th inch TRS plug, and on the other end is a female XLR 3 pin port.
XLR 3pin Male To 1/4″ inch Male Adapter
Here’s another XLR to quarter inch audio adapter but this one is a male to male adapter instead of a male to female XLR adapter. Measures about 3 inches long and comes in silver.
XLR Male To 1/4″ inch Female Adapter
This XLR adapter will plug into your female XLR port and adapt it into a female 1/4 inch port. In other words, it’s a male XLR to female quarter inch audio converter.
Note that this kit contains two identical adapters (not one female and one male).
XLR Female To 1/4″ inch Female Adapter
This XLR converter offers a balanced female XLR plug on one end and a female 1/4″ TRS plug on the other. Perfect for when you need to connect two male cables together.
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