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1st Edition

Audio Wiring Guide
How to wire the most popular audio and video connectors

ISBN 9780240520063
Published July 25, 2008 by Routledge
336 Pages

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Book Description

Whether you're a pro or an amateur, a musician or into multimedia, you can't afford to guess about audio wiring. The Audio Wiring Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide that explains exactly what you need to know. No matter the size of your wiring project or installation, this handy tool provides you with the essential information you need and the techniques to use it.

Using The Audio Wiring Guide is like having an expert at your side. By following the clear, step-by-step directions, you can do professional-level work at a fraction of the cost.

Every step is clearly explained and photo-illustrated. All the common audio connectors are covered as well as most special-use multimedia connectors. It is the perfect guide to keep by your side in the studio or on the road.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Basic Information; Soldering Techniques; Use of Spreadsheets; Grounding Schemes; The Connectors:
1 - Guitar plug - stereo male w/mono inserts
2 - Guitar plug - stereo female w/mono inserts
3 - XLR 3 pin male & female combined
4 - RCA plug male (new style)
5 - RCA plug female (new style)
6 - TT (Bantam) plug (male)
7 - BNC video male (crimped plug - male only)
8 - F connector video (crimped plug - male only)
9 - Mini male stereo guitar plug 1/8" dia.
Industry standards; glossary; references; index

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John Hechtman is a skilled recordist and technical writer, with 40 years of professional audio experience. He has built or rewired over 20 pro-level studios, along with dozens of semi-pro installations. Currently he is a freelance computer/audio consultant