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Old 12-09-2011, 08:16 PM   #1
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Can someone please explain to me what the difference is between these two? Are they compatable with one another? Can i buy standard XLR receptacles and use mini XLR plugs?

I have searched google a bit but have not been able to find a definite answer. I want to use them for powering motorized ball valves in my rig.


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Old 12-09-2011, 08:45 PM   #2
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No, it's just like USB, Mini USB, and Micro USB. Different pin spacing.


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Old 12-10-2011, 01:05 AM   #3
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thanks!
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Perfect timing, I was actually really excited last night when a bunch of mini-xlr and standard xlr connectors came in. Here is an example of a 3-pin mini pair at the top and a 4-pin xlr pair on the bottom.



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thanks again! looks like i will be going with the minis for sure.


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