unbalanced output

unbalanced output

[¦ən′bal·ənst ′au̇t‚pu̇t]
(electricity)
An output in which one of the two input terminals is substantially at ground potential.
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Contract are awarded for "Wireless Handheld Microphone Features Minimum AAAAWireless Handheld Transmitter Band Uhf (670-695 Mhz) Alacance up to 150 Feet out Xlr Balanced and Unbalanced Output A-AA in Different Capacity Receiver with Select AAScanning Transmission Channels and the Best Selection of Frequency Automatic Transmission Must be Submitted in University City Building C3 Die "
The back of the CD-150B holds a pair of male XLR connectors for the balanced output, a pair of RCA jacks for the unbalanced output and a lone RCA jack for the 75 ohm coax digital out.
The newer unit sports both balanced and unbalanced output jacks, and the digital out is now a BNC connector rather than an RCA jack.
The rear panel of the unit features (from left to right) a receptacle for the supplied IEC power cord; the on/off switch; balanced output jacks; unbalanced output jacks; jack sets for tape monitoring and external processor; three jack sets for line-level unbalanced inputs; and balanced input jacks.
With the superior quality and rugged construction Switchcraft is known for, the SC800A is ideal for converting the unbalanced outputs of passive musical instruments such as acoustic guitar and bass to balanced, mic level signals that can be connected to audio consoles and mic preamps.
Both balanced and unbalanced outputs with fixed or variable volume are provided, together with a low-impendence headphone output.
This allows designers to minimize the amount of external circuitry and avoid having to over-design or compensate for unbalanced outputs.