What is a combo jack?
– The Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack splitter (4-position 3.5mm to dual 3-position 3.5mm) is a headset Splitter Adapter featuring one 3.5mm Male (TRRS) and two 3.5mm (TRS) Female connectors, enabling you to add a mono microphone input, through a single 3.5mm audio port.
What is a combo jack in mixer?
It basically lets you plug in a microphone whether it’s got an XLR jack (the one with three pins) or a 1/4″ jack. Keep this in mind the next time you’re at a gig and you need to plug in a mic to the mixer or your controller: first check what kind of socket it has. If it’s a combo socket, you’re in luck.
What is an XLR combo jack?
While not a connector you will find on the end of a cable, the XLR-TRS Jack combo socket is widely used on audio equipment that accepts either XLR or TRS balanced connections (such as cables from microphones or or other professional audio components) as well as TS unbalanced connections (such as instrument cables).
Can you plug a mic into a combo jack?
If the headset, microphone, or speakers do not have a 3.5mm plug or two plugs, then a combo jack will be needed. You can purchase a Y adapter. The Y adapter can connect headsets, microphones, or speakers with two connectors into a combo jack.