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#2903705 - 01/21/18 07:54 AM Headphone out VS 1/4" out
Paul K Offline
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Ladies and Gentlemen;

So when I use an amp or a PA with either 1/8 in stereo or RCA stereo inputs I tend to use the headphone out of my multi-effects box into this alternative input instead of the normal 1/4" plug outputs to 1/4" input. It's a lighter cable and it's in stereo for when I'm going through the PA.

Is there any reason, fidelity or otherwise, why I shouldn't do this?

Peace
Paul K
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#2903861 - 01/22/18 03:37 AM Re: Headphone out VS 1/4" out [Re: Paul K]
Flemtone Offline
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None that I can think of. I've used mini-plug instead of quarter-inch for a variety of purposes. I've never heard a difference.

For all I know, there might be a resistance difference in the wire or some picofarad-dropping scenario but, since my house hasn't burned down and I can still hear stuff, I guess it's cool.
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#2904311 - 01/23/18 05:01 PM Re: Headphone out VS 1/4" out [Re: Flemtone]
Paul K Offline
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Thx!
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