Author Topic: 2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter  (Read 270 times)

Offline Dhiveshan

2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter
« on: October 22, 2018, 11:24:29 AM »
Hi Folks.

Anyone know where I can get one of these locally. Any good brand/model recommendations would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
Dhiveshan

Offline abza

Re: 2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2018, 12:09:14 PM »
There aren't any local options I've discovered. However, if you're handy with a soldering iron it's a fairly easy build - Mouser/Digikey have loads of 2.5mm 4-pole plugs and jacks, and Communica had a bunch before I bought them all :)

For around R400+ you can bring one in from Amazon (crazy expensive for an adapter, but these are pretty nicely made). A company called NewFantasia does both male/female 2.5mm, 4.4mm and XLR variations:

https://www.amazon.com/NewFantasia-Balanced-Headphone-Adapter-XDP-300R-x/dp/B07D7KZ8TL/
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Offline Dhiveshan

Re: 2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2018, 03:38:58 PM »
Thanks Abza. I've seen a few options on Amazon but I've only got one import left for the year. Saving it for black friday.

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Re: 2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2018, 05:17:23 PM »
I know someone who can make you one locally. Hes making me one too. Will send details once I have them.
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Re: 2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2018, 05:26:12 PM »
The local sourcing of the 2.5 4 pole connectors is a bit tough for nice ones. 
They are becoming more and more popular though so will import a batch. 

Find the connector you like in the mean time  and I will happily make the cable.   
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Offline Dhiveshan

Re: 2.5mm trrs balanced to xlr adapter
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2018, 01:03:20 PM »
Thanks for the assistance everyone.  :2thumbs: Much appreciated. I've since sold the devices that used this connector.