Connect sound components and other audio equipment with this Premium 1/4" TRS Patch Cable from Monoprice!Monoprice’s line of professional audio cables brings you high performance cables at rock bottom prices. Whether you’re connecting broadcast equipment, instruments for your band or your high end entertainment system, Monoprice has the interconnect cables for you. Balanced audio cables utilize impedance balanced lines that reduce EM and RF noise and extend the effective range of the cable run.Additionally, unlike standard unbalanced RCA interconnects that utilizes their braid as a signal return, balanced cables have a separate braided shield to provide additional resistance to interference without modulating the interference into the signal. This prevents ground loop issues.1/4in TRS/Stereo Phono Plug cables can provide noise free connections between balanced pro audio equipment or sonic bliss for stereo phono connections. Our high quality cables ensure excellent performance for either application. They employ copper braid shielding with 97.5% coverage to ensure that stray radio frequency and electromagnetic signals do not degrade the audio quality of your performance. Features: Premier Series 1/4in TRS Male to Male CableTRS/Stereo plugs on each end16 AWG stranded, pure copper conductors97.5% braided shielding rejects noise from RF and electromagnetic interferanceThe plugs are gold plated to provide smooth, corrosion-free connections as well as maximum electrical conductivityWith two separate conductors and the common shield ground, this cable can be used as an unbalanced stereo patch cable or as a balanced mono patch cable. Note that this cable is intended for general audio use.