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balanced vs. unbalanced leads - a novice in need of advice! new
      #223890 - 12/12/05 09:52 PM
Hi!

Sorry for the oh so simple nature of my question, but I am very new to all of this!

Basically, I want to connect my digital piano to my Korg D3200 via the pianos' stereo outputs. The leads don't have to be that long, but am I still better going for balanced cables rather than unbalanced?

I appreciate any help you can give to a novice!

Cheers,

Pim


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Re: balanced vs. unbalanced leads - a novice in need of advice! new [Re: pimgreg]
      #223895 - 12/12/05 10:02 PM
First of all are the outputs of the piano balanced? and are the inputs of what you're going to balanced?

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Re: balanced vs. unbalanced leads - a novice in need of advice! new [Re: pimgreg]
      #223994 - 13/12/05 01:22 AM
It's a fair bet the piano outputs are unbalanced, but check the manual.

If they are balanced, and if the Korg has balanced inputs, then use balanced cables, they will be better. But otherwise, especially for short runs, unbalanced should be fine.

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green strat man



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Re: balanced vs. unbalanced leads - a novice in need of advice! new [Re: pimgreg]
      #224017 - 13/12/05 06:02 AM
steve, woodworm music. is that what used to be dave peggs place????

cheers

kevin, tull fan!!

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Re: balanced vs. unbalanced leads - a novice in need of advice! [Re: green strat man]
      #224092 - 13/12/05 11:22 AM
Quote green strat man:

steve, woodworm music. is that what used to be dave peggs place????

cheers

kevin, tull fan!!




Guilty as charged I'm afraid, and still got Tull posters stuck to the walls which I won't shift unless I want to pull the plaster off with them

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