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Cables & Adapters

Cables and Adapters

This section provides a quick overview of the types of cables and adapters we circulate. Note that specific equipment kits may include their own proprietary cables. As there are a variety of adapters for converting one cable-type to another, we strive to offer those that are regularly utilized and associated with the equipment we actively circulate.

Name

Description

Connection

Connection

Apple iOS Cables
Lightning to USB cable
Charges and syncs your iPhone, iPad or iPod with your computer. Lighting
(male)
USB
(male)
30-Pin to USB cable
Charges and syncs your iPhone, iPad or iPod with your computer.(older generation). 30-Pin
(male)
USB
(male)
USB Power adapter Used to charge your iPhone, iPad or iPod from traditional power outlets. USB
(female)
Wall Plug
(male)
Audio Cables
XLR to 1/4th-Inch cable Connects a device with an XLR input to a source with a 1/4th inch TRS cable output. XLR
(male)
1/4th-Inch TRS
(male)
1/8th-Inch TRS splitter Splits a single audio signal to two outputs. 1x
1/8th-Inch TRS
(male)
2x
1/8th-Inch TRS
(female)
Sony X2u adapter Converts audio signal from XLR output to USB input for computer use. XLR
(female)
USB
(female)
1/8th-Inch TRS extension cable Extends stereo audio cable. 1/8th Inch-TRS
(male)
1/8th-Inch TRS
(female)
1/8th-Inch TRS to 1/4th-Inch TRS adapter Steps 1/8th inch TRS plug up to fit 1/4th inch sockets. 1/4th-Inch TRS
(male)
1/8th-Inch TRS
(female)
1/8th-Inch TRS (Aux) cable Connects audio source with AUX port (female). 1/8th-Inch TRS
(male)
1/8th-Inch TRS
(male)
AmpliTude iRig Record an electric instrument on your iPhone, iPod or iPad. 1/8th-Inch TRS
(male)
1/4-Inch TRS
(female)
XLR cable Carries audio signal between audio sources and receivers. XLR
(male)
XLR
(female)
USB Cables
USB-A to Micro-B cable Connects computer or power adapter to compatible devices, commonly Android, Windows, and Blackberry phones. USB-A
(male)
USB Micro-B
(male)
USB-A to USB-B cable Connects computer to compatible devices, commonly printers, scanners and other peripherals. USB-A
(male)
USB-B
(male)
USB Extension cable Extends the reach of any USB cable with one USB-A end. USB-A
(male)
USB-A
(female)
USB-A to USB Mini-B cable Connects computer or power adapter to compatible devices, commonly cameras, GPS devices, midi peripherals. USB-A
(male)
USB Mini-B
(male)
USB Mini-A to USB Mini-B cable Connects two Texas Instruments Graphic Calculators. USB Mini-A
(male)
USB Mini-B
(male)
Video Cables and Adapters
VGA cable Connects a source with a VGA output to a display or projector with VGA input. VGA
(male)
VGA
(male)
VGA + Audio cable Connects a source with a VGA and 1/8th Inch TRS audio outputs to a display or projector with VGA and 1/8th Inch TRS audio inputs. VGA +
1/8th-Inch TRS
(male)
VGA +
1/8th-Inch TRS
(male)
DVI to HDMI adapter Connects a DVI output (such as on a computer) to an HDMI input (such as on a TV). DVI
(male)
HDMI
(female)
Apple Lightning to VGA adapter Connects iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a display or projector with VGA input. Lightning
(male)
VGA
(female)
Apple Lightning to HDMI adapter Connects iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a display or projector with HDMI input. Lightning
(male)
HDMI
(female)
Apple 30-Pin to HDMI adapter Connects iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a display or projector with HDMI input (older generation). 30-Pin
(male)
HDMI
(female)
Apple 30-Pin to VGA adapter Connects iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a display or projector with VGA input (older generation). 30-Pin
(male)
VGA
(female)
Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to DVI adapter Connects Mac computers (post-2009) to a display or projector with DVI input. Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt)
(male)
DVI
(female)
Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to VGA adapter Connects Mac computers (post-2009) to a display or projector with VGA input. Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt)
(male)
VGA
(female)
Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to HDMI adapter Connects Mac computers (post-2009) to a display or projector with HDMI input. Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt)
(male)
HDMI
(female)
VGA to HDMI adapter Connects an HDMI output (such as on a DVD/BD player or computer) to a VGA input (such as on a projector). VGA
(female)
HDMI
(female)
Thunderbolt Cables
Thunderbolt to 9-Pin Firewire adapter Connects a computer with a Thunderbolt drive to a device with a Firewire port. Thunderbolt
(male)
9-Pin Firewire (female)
Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter Enables Mac computers with no Ethernet plug to be plugged in to an Ethernet source. Thunderbolt
(male)
Ethernet
(female)
Thunderbolt cable Connects two devices with Thunderbolt ports (a computer and a hard drive). Thunderbolt
(male)
Thunderbolt
(male)

Some older cable and adapters that are no longer utilized with active equipment we circulate that may be available include the following:

  • DVI Video Cables
  • Firewire Cables
  • Proprietary Cables from recently updated equipment