Balanced or Unballanced ?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by petrolhead, Jan 12, 2003.

  1. petrolhead

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    What does this mean when refered to amp?
     
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    Totally unbalanced in my opinion :D

    Suprised no-one knows anything about this??

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  3. bob1

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    put a beer mat under one of the feet:D
     
  4. mjn

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    the inputs can be either unbalanced, normal phono connection, or balanced, using XLR connection. Do a search, there is VERY good description on here. I think it even has diagrams as to how it works.

    Its to do with using an in phase and out of phase ground.
     
  5. daninthemix

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    If you're talking connections between kit - Balanced means the signal is sent normally down one pin, and inverted and sent down the other. The receiving device then adds (or subtracts - forget which!) the two signals. The idea being that any interference that is picked up between the two devices gets cancelled out in the subtraction/addition process...

    A far more detailed and accurate description can be got here:

    I use XLR between my CD player an amp, and aside from an apparently 'quieter' background, the actual sound level seems to be a quite a bit louder than when I tried a single-ended interconnect.
     
  6. petrolhead

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    Thanks for that
     
  7. Nic Rhodes

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    Best descriptions are posts and articles on Tag web site
     

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