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Old 8th November 2018, 03:26 PM   #21
turk 182 is offline turk 182  Canada
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so you need to go from a 1/4" male to XLR male?

along with pin configuration XLR's have gender male and female (females are usually in's males are out's)
something like this should do https://canada.newark.com/neutrik/na...ID=23354969332

any luck identifying the mixer? no pic's you can upload?

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Old 8th November 2018, 04:03 PM   #22
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Thanks for the info turk 182, the mixer turned out to be a Cerwin-Vega CVM 1624 FX USB, not very reliable, has let me down once, now only going to use it for rehearsals.
This adaptor is it to be a balanced or unbalanced 1/4 jack to go from the aux send.
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Old 8th November 2018, 05:10 PM   #23
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manual says unbalanced. http://www.cerwinvega.com/manuals/pr...ManualREVC.pdf

if you have reasonable solder skills, bulk mic line cable and connectors you could make your own line to feed your powered monitor.

ps sounds like the mixer needs love, sometimes a good cleaning and inspection can resolve a lot of issues and make it more reliable while waiting for budget dollars to come thru.

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Old 14th November 2018, 01:30 PM   #24
JMFahey is offline JMFahey  Argentina
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Originally Posted by raysor View Post
10 inch active wedge speaker for stage use, with 1/4 inch jack and xlr inputs, ........ the aux send on the mixer is unbalanced 1/4 jack,
I need a long cable run of approx. 60 feet, can I use some sort of adaptor to connect to an XLR cable, which I have 20m of, without any problems. Thanks in advance.
Just for peace of mind

1) 60 ft is NOT a "long cable run" by any means.
Too much for a weak signal 500k impedance Guitar signal ... but you have strong 1V RMS out of that Aux Send and itīs quite low impedance, probably about 100 ohm since it certainly must come from an Op Amp output or better.
The point being you do NOT need XLR balanced cable there, just plain plug to plug shielded type.

2) the "magic" lies in balanced send at one end and balanced receive at the other, XLR connectors and matching cables by themselves will do nothing if you donīt feed them the proper blanced signal ... which you donīt have.

An "adaptor" will most probably connect pin 2 to plug hot and ground pins 1 and 3 together ... waste of time and $ in exchange of nothing.

IF you had a real long run, say 300 ft or more, *there* it would pay to add an unbalanced to balanced relatively expensive transformer at the Send end ... not really necessary here.
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