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TS vs TRS

Post by r05c03 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:07 pm

So, I have a shit ton of 1/4'' TRS cables. Any reason that I cannot use them if and when I get a 5U modular going?
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Re: TS vs TRS

Post by bwhittington » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:23 pm

r05c03 wrote:Any reason that I cannot use them if and when I get a 5U modular going?
They work fine with the Dotcom, Modcan, and other 5U I have used them with, with the exception of one switched jack on the Dotcom Q962. You are probably fine in general, except with switched jacks.

You need to be a bit more careful if you are using them patching with your Moogerfoogers, though, because some of the Moogerfooger patchpoints send current over the ring when a TRS plug is inserted to power the CV pedal. This could at least potentially harm some modules or in the very least give you results you weren't expecting.

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Post by decaying.sine » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:24 pm

I think the TS are in the same location so I don't think it's a problem.
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Post by bwhittington » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:29 pm

decaying.sine wrote:I think the TS are in the same location so I don't think it's a problem.
Ah, if it isn't my own personal TRS benefactor! What did you include, about three billion TRS cables with the patchbay you sold me? That was totally awesome, man! Me running out of patch cords is a thing of the past. :tu:

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Post by decaying.sine » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:34 pm

I totally forgot about the issue with foogers. Good point.

I believe that it was only 1 million cables...

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