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RCA cable

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by F G Evans, Jan 13, 2005.

  1. F G Evans

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    Can anyone tell me what an RCA cable is.

    I recently bought a Tannoy 5.1 FX surround system and it recomends connecting the subwoofer with a RCA cable plugged into either the right (white) socket or the red (left )socket.

    Am i right in thinking that a RCA cable is simply just an ordinary AV cable which is usually used to connect the audio from a DVD player or TV to an amplifier. ie the type of lead that has a yellow , white and red connector.
     
  2. hornydragon

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    RCA is the name for teh plug at the end of normal audio cables (the hole with a pin in the centre)
     
  3. Nick_UK

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    RCA plugs/cables are also known as "Phono" plugs/cables in the UK.
     
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    RCA is not equal to an ordinary AV cable but ordinary AV cables use RCA connectors. :lesson: ;)

    For a subwoofer one cable (RCA to RCA) is usually sufficient.
     

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