TRS to dual mono cables are also known as “Y Cables” or “Breakout Cables” and can be used for a variety of applications.
If you have an RJM Mastermind PBC then you’ll know that the stereo loops only have two jacks per loop to save space. These jacks are TRS which means tip and ring are carrying the left and right signal, and sleeve is ground. We suggest choosing Right Angle to Right Angle.
Which is left and which is right? Our standard is that tip is left and ring is right. One of the cables has a stripe. This cable will always be soldered to the ring of the TRS jack.
If you plan to use a mono effect in one of the stereo loops of the PBC you will need TRS (floating ring) to TS and TRS (tip & ring joined) to TS cables. Please email us before placing your order so we can confirm what you require.
Another common use for Y cables is to insert effects into another pedal’s effects loop. Once again, to save space it is usual to find a TRS jack as the insert point. We suggest choosing Straight at the TRS end.
Which is send and which is return? Our standard is that tip is send and ring is return. One of the cables has a stripe. This cable will always be soldered to the ring of the TRS jack. Please note that our standard might not be the same as your pedal. Please consult with it’s manufacturer to find out which is send and which is return on you pedal.
All TRS to dual mono cables use Mogami cable with a combination of Switchcraft, G&H and Goodwood Audio plugs.
TRS stands for tip ring sleeve. Tip and ring will carry either left and right, or, send and return information. Sleeve is the common ground.
Dual mono can also be called dual TS. TS stands for tip sleeve, which is a standard instrument or patch cable.
Like all of our cable products, you’re covered by our limited lifetime warranty.