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2 RCA Stereo to 3.5mm the same as 3.5mm to 2 rca?

by jamorama / September 21, 2008 2:07 PM PDT

Ok, I am looking at an ebay auction, and the label states "2 RCA Stereo to 3.5mm". Is this the same as 3.5mm to 2 RCA? I am hoping to buy this so I can listen to my ipod on my home theater system...

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you need to see the end connectors
by mementh / September 21, 2008 3:05 PM PDT

see if there male or female.. i would assume you need female to hook to the input (since they should be male)

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by jonnybones / September 21, 2008 11:29 PM PDT

You can also purchase Female-Female barrel connectors if it is Male-Male, or just go to radio shack and buy the correct cable for $5

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Yes, look for yourself...
by jamorama / September 22, 2008 1:12 PM PDT
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by jonnybones / September 22, 2008 3:09 PM PDT

That IS the correct cable to hook an Ipod up to a stereo. You will be fine.

You should also know that it has limitations if you want to keep your sound quality. To keep it sweet and simple, the volume control in your Ipod is crappy compared to the volume control on your stereo. You should keep your Ipod down as low as possible and pump up your stereo as high as possible to get the best quality. If you are still unhappy after you get the cable and try this, come back and I will tell you how to fix it.

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Lol =) Thanks
by jamorama / September 23, 2008 12:57 PM PDT
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Anyways, I bought it errr 3 days ago, and still no sign of item being shipped... sigh, well thanks anyways.

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O yeah...
by jamorama / September 23, 2008 2:05 PM PDT
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I should not have problems with sound quality. I used to use a cable that combined the 2 into 1... so when I plug it in it only comes out one speaker, so... i'll use 2 bucks and get one for both left and right =D

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