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Do I need an impedence box to help my recording quality?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Garrett Mireles, Jan 28, 2003.


  1. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    OK, here's the deal.

    The signal of a passive bass or guitar has high impedance, this makes it susceptible to noise and loss of highs in long cables.

    Low impedance signals don't loose highs in a cable.

    Balanced means that the signal runs through 2 lines instead of one, with one signal inverted.
    Now any noise that entered the signal will be cancelled when the inverted signal is reverted back.

    Hope that helps.

    Impedance = resistance in a alternating-current circuit.