Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Jump to content

Is the TRS line out on a Spider IV TRS balanced, or TRS stereo?


Recommended Posts

Is the TRS line out on a Spider IV TRS balanced, or TRS stereo? Doesn't seem to say anywhere.


And WHY can't you use a non-TRS cable?? Seems kinds strange. 


Supplementary question: if it's TRS stero, I have a 200W PA speaker with TRS balanced input. What would happen if I just run a TRS cable from the Spider IV to the PA speaker? 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

It is stereo.  If you use a TS-TS cable, then you will only get one half the signal.  If you are not running any of the stereo FX, then the left and right channel are the same, so you won't miss any part of the sound, but the output signal's volume will be lower overall (I've tried it).  If you run a TRS cable to a balanced input no harm will come, but you will still only get one side of the stereo signal and will not be providing a balance signal to the PA speaker.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...