Substituting Microphone Cables for DMX Cables

Posted on August 28, 2012 by webmaster

by Nick Airriess, CHAUVET® DJ product specialist

It is a common perception that microphone cables can be substituted for DMX cables when setting up your lighting gear. They appear similar because they both have three-pin, XLR connections, as well as male and female ends. However, the actual cables, the part transmitting the DMX signal, are designed different and transmit the signal differently. Click here to learn the difference.

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