[LAU] Any DI boxes that do this?

Simon Wise simonzwise at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 02:09:06 UTC 2012

On 26/08/12 09:24, Harry van Haaren wrote:
> XLR leads are mono right? So if you're putting in a stereo signal to the
> DI, you're going to have two XLR outs: keeping the stereo.
> If you're determined to get the signals to one XLR either combine the
> stereo to mono, or just use one output of your synth. By using one XLR at
> *any* point in the signal chain you're going to lose your stereo image. Why
> not use 2 XLR's?
> -Harry
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 2:10 AM, david<gnome at hawaii.rr.com>  wrote:
>> Input 2 1/4" phono (stereo output from a keyboard or computer sound card,
>> not a guitar) and turn it into a SINGLE balanced XLR output?

there are only 3 contacts in the usual XLR, so it can be a mono balanced 
connection or a stereo unbalanced ... you would need a 5 pin connector for 
stereo balanced, certainly there are such beasts but they are much less common.


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