• Pinouts

    Pin asignments for an assortment of connectors: XLR, 1/4" (jack), 1/8" (minijack), SpeakON, DB25, DMX ...

    XL3 (Audio)

    Male Female
    male XL3 female XL3
    (as seen from the front)

    1 = GND (ground)
    2 = +
    3 = −

    (as per AES14-1992 standard. You may find older models with reverse assignment for pins 2 and 3)

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    1/4" (6,3 mm) "jack"

    TRS TS
    TRS TS
    T (tip ) = + / Left.
    R (ring) = − / Right.
    S (sleeve) = GND (ground)

    (TRS connector can be used for balanced mono as well as unbalanced stereo)

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    1/8" (3,5 mm) "minijack"

    TRS TRRS
    TRS TRRS

    T = left
    R = right
    S = GND (ground)
    CTIA (Apple, most Android)
    T = left
    R1 = right
    R2 = GND (ground)
    S = mic/control

    OMTP (ZTE, Oppo, HTC, models for China...)

    T = left
    R1 = right
    R2 = mic/control
    S = GND (ground)

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    SpeakON NL4

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    SpeakON NL8

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    DB25, T*sc*am/AES59-2012

    DB25, Tascam
    Pin
    1 OUT, Ch. 7-8, +
    2 OUT, Ch. 7-8, GND (ground)
    3 OUT, Ch. 5-6, −
    4 OUT, Ch. 3-4, +
    5 OUT, Ch. 3-4, GND (ground)
    6 OUT, Ch. 1-2, −
    7 IN, Ch. 7-8, +
    8 IN, Ch. 7-8, GND (ground)
    9 IN,Ch. 5-6, −
    10 IN, Ch. 3-4, +
    11 IN, Ch. 3-4, GND (ground)
    12 IN, Ch. 1-2, −
    13 ―――
    14 OUT, Ch. 7-8, −
    15 OUT, Ch. 5-6, +
    16 OUT, Ch. 5-6, GND (ground)
    17 OUT, Ch. 3-4, −
    18 OUT, Ch. 1-2, +
    19 OUT, Ch. 1-2, GND (ground)
    20 IN, Ch. 7-8, −
    21 IN, Ch. 5-6, +
    22 IN, Ch. 5-6, GND (ground)
    23 IN, Ch. 3-4, −
    24 IN, Ch. 1-2, +
    25 IN, Ch. 1-2, GND (ground)

    (SEEN FROM THE FRONT)

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    DB25, Y*m*ha

    DB25, Yamaha
    Pin
    1 IN, Ch. 1-2, +
    2 IN, Ch. 3-4, +
    3 IN, Ch. 5-6, +
    4 IN, Ch. 7-8, +
    5 OUT, Ch. 1-2, +
    6 OUT, Ch. 3-4, +
    7 OUT, Ch. 5-6, +
    8 OUT, Ch. 7-8, +
    9 ―――
    10 1-2, GND (ground)
    11 ―――
    12 3, GND (ground)
    13 4, GND (ground)
    14 IN, Ch. 1-2, −
    15 IN, Ch. 3-4, −
    16 IN, Ch. 5-6, −
    17 IN, Ch. 7-8, −
    18 OUT, Ch. 1-2, +
    19 OUT, Ch. 3-4, +
    20 OUT, Ch. 5-6, +
    21 OUT, Ch. 7-8, +
    22 5, GND (ground)
    23 6, GND (ground)
    24 7, GND (ground)
    25 8, GND (ground)

    (SEEN FROM THE FRONT)

    DB25, Analog

    DB25, Analog
    Pin
    1 Ch. 8, +
    2 Ch. 8, GND (ground)
    3 Ch. 7, −
    4 Ch. 6, +
    5 Ch. 6, GND (ground)
    6 Ch. 5, −
    7 Ch. 4, +
    8 Ch. 4, GND (ground)
    9 Ch. 3, −
    10 Ch. 2, +
    11 Ch. 2, GND (ground)
    12 Ch. 1, −
    13 ―――
    14 Ch. 8, −
    15 Ch. 7, +
    16 Ch. 7, GND (ground)
    17 Ch. 6, −
    18 Ch. 5, +
    19 Ch. 5, GND (ground)
    20 Ch. 4, −
    21 Ch. 3, +
    22 Ch. 3, GND (ground)
    23 Ch. 2, −
    24 Ch. 1, +
    25 Ch. 1, GND (ground)

    (SEEN FROM THE FRONT)

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    XL3 (Lighting, DMX)

    Male Female
    male XL3 Female XL3
    (as seen from the front)

    1 = GND (ground)
    2 = −
    3 = +

    (If a termination resistor is required, connect it between pin 2 and 3)

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    XL5 (Lighting, DMX)

    Male Female
    male XL5 female XL5
    (as seen from the front)

    1 = GND (ground)
    2 = Data 1 −
    3 = Data 1 +
    4 = Data 2 −
    5 = Data 2 +

    (If a termination resistor is required, connect it between pin 2 and 3)

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