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Hosa TechnologyStereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5'
 
4.3

(based on 19 reviews)

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    (11)

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    (5)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Versatile (5)
  • Improves sound quality (3)
  • Time saver (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Professional recording (7)
    • Amateur recording (6)
    • Outdoor events / games (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (9), Novice (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works great so far

    I love the angled microphone input!

    I hate that the cable was made in Thailand---my B&H microphone was made in the US and I really appreciate that. I...Read complete review

    I love the angled microphone input!

    I hate that the cable was made in Thailand---my B&H microphone was made in the US and I really appreciate that. I wish they would consider the same quality etc to other products too.

    So far the cable fits securely into the mic--my old cable ripped while I was taking it out of the mic socket and it would snap and pop.

    Let's see how this holds up. I mostly use it outside in the field and sometimes for indoor interviews.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    works great for a while

    I bought this exact cable nearly five years ago, and it worked like a charm until... it didn't. Perhaps a wire came loose. All I know is that some of my interviews...Read complete review

    I bought this exact cable nearly five years ago, and it worked like a charm until... it didn't. Perhaps a wire came loose. All I know is that some of my interviews began being interrupted by a cackling and crackling, and sometimes would dip out all-together.

    I just bought another, and I'm back to perfect sound.

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    5.0

    Perfectly what I needed

    By Pat

    from Houston

    Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

    I searched everywhere in US for this cable & only found it at B &H photo. They always seem to have what I need when I need it!

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    5.0

    Works great to both L+R Channels

    By Frank

    from New York, NY

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Saves Time
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events

      Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

      Purchased this to connect my Zoom H1 to a DJ's mixer at a wedding reception to capture all sounds at once - music and voice from DJ's own mic. No issues, clear mono sound on both channels. Balanced sound is grounded as Hosa shows on its website and on the back of the product packaging. Couldn't be more pleased. Build quality seems fine to me. BH's price is half that of the retail price so a good buy!

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      5.0

      perfect for what i need

      By none

      from new york

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

          The 90-degree miniplug connector definitely enhances durability.

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          4.0

          Great quality for the price

          By Patrick the Trainer

          from Portland, Maine

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Saves Time
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

            Was easy to find and the quality was great.

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            1.0

            Poor Quality

            By Daniel

            from Maine

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Breaks Easily
              • Limited Function
              • Unreliable

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                I bought several different sized Hosa Mini to XLR cables and most were malfunctioning in some way or another. They are very flimsy and unreliable. I won't be buying any Hosa cables in the future.

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                5.0

                Does what it should...

                By Mackeyjo

                from Traverse city

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                    Great size and works as described.

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                    4.0

                    Great for the price

                    By Erin

                    from Ithaca, NY

                    About Me Novice

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                      I use this cable for recording sit down interviews and field recordings. Since I'm out and about a lot in all kinds of weather, I never want to spend a lot on a cable and have found this to be the best for it's price. I've heard of some people experiencing random hissing sounds, but never have encountered it myself. Buy two.

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                      5.0

                      Exactly what I wanted

                      By Taboo

                      from Clarkston MI

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                      Ordered the cord, it actually came earlier than expected and was exactly what I was looking for

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                      4.0

                      Maybe it's your mic.

                      By America's Favorite Talk Show Host

                      from Atlanta, GA, USA

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                            If you're hearing rattling noises in your recordings and you think it's this cable, but you paid less than $100 for your microphone, it may be your mic. I just got this and with a Shure PG48 ([$]mic) I hear noise, but with a Sennheiser e835 ([$]mic), I don't. That's because more expensive mics have soundproofing inside to reduce handling noise, and cheaper mics don't. Other than that, five feet is a perfect length for interviews with a Zoom. We'll see how it lasts.

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                            5.0

                            Works Nicely

                            By amShepherd

                            from Ashland, MO

                            About Me Novice

                            Verified Buyer

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                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                  Works great for recording between my shotgun mic and recorder

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                                  2.0

                                  Cheap, but cheap

                                  By Dave

                                  from Ontario

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Portable

                                  Cons

                                  • Bad signal
                                  • Unreliable

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                    I bought this product to use with a Sennheiser ME66/K6 combo connected to a Sony PCM-M10 recorder. While the cable is small, portable, and lightweight, the signal quality is very. very poor. I cannot get a clean recording without the signal cutting out and the sound cracking constantly. The XLR connecting sleeve is very loose on this product, which leads to the cable wobbling around and consequently the signal quality being very poor.

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                                    5.0

                                    Easy to use

                                    By B SMG

                                    from Boise, ID

                                    About Me Experienced

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Saves Time

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Amateur Recording
                                      • Professional Recording

                                      Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                      Very easy way for is to use our audio equipment designed for our larger cameras with DSLR's.

                                      Works great and has excellent audio quality.

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                                      4.0

                                      Works great so far

                                      By Kristen the Reporter

                                      from Philadelphia, PA

                                      About Me Experienced

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Improves Sound Quality
                                      • Versatile

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Amateur Recording
                                        • Events

                                        Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                        I love the angled microphone input!

                                        I hate that the cable was made in Thailand---my B&H microphone was made in the US and I really appreciate that. I wish they would consider the same quality etc to other products too.

                                        So far the cable fits securely into the mic--my old cable ripped while I was taking it out of the mic socket and it would snap and pop.

                                        Let's see how this holds up. I mostly use it outside in the field and sometimes for indoor interviews.

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                                        5.0

                                        The quality I needed!

                                        By Rob

                                        from Baltimore, MD

                                        About Me Experienced

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Improves Sound Quality
                                        • Versatile

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Amateur Recording
                                          • Events
                                          • Professional Recording

                                          Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                          Just what I needed and expected. Hosa Technology meets my needs and fits my price range. Always reliable and ready to perform.

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                                          5.0

                                          Go with angled

                                          By Radio girl

                                          from Richmond, VA

                                          About Me Experienced

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Amateur Recording
                                            • Interviews
                                            • Professional Recording

                                            Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                            I use this cable with a portable recorder and mic to do interviews for radio pieces. I'm on the move, so an angled cable minimizes the likelihood of damage to the cable as a result of bending during repeated use.

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                                            3.0

                                            works great for a while

                                            By eve the producer

                                            from New Orleans, LA

                                            About Me Experienced

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Improves Sound Quality

                                            Cons

                                            • Eventually breaks

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Professional Recording

                                            Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                            I bought this exact cable nearly five years ago, and it worked like a charm until... it didn't. Perhaps a wire came loose. All I know is that some of my interviews began being interrupted by a cackling and crackling, and sometimes would dip out all-together.

                                            I just bought another, and I'm back to perfect sound.

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                                            5.0

                                            Great, Inexpensive Solution

                                            By Mike

                                            from Atlanta, GA

                                            About Me Novice

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Improves System Function

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Amateur Recording
                                              • Professional Recording

                                              Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                              This is a great simple solution if you have a video camera that only has a 1/8" mic jack. This cable is specifically for turning mono into stereo, which applies to almost all microphones. So unless you know you are using a special stereo mic, this is the adapter you want.
                                              The only negatives have yet to surface. I have owned it about a month.

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                                              4.0

                                              Convenient adapter

                                              By Mike

                                              from Seattle, WA

                                              About Me Professional

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Consistent Performance
                                              • convenient tag
                                              • Good Length

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • prosumer video

                                                Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                                Pretty well made at a good price. It's great that it is labeled as to how it's wired.

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Business

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                                                5.0

                                                Dirt cheap perfect product

                                                By David

                                                from Petaluma, CA

                                                About Me Practical

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Consistent Performance
                                                • Good Length
                                                • Rugged

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • High-End Equipment

                                                  Comments about Hosa Technology Stereo Mini Angled Male to 3-Pin XLR Female Cable - 5':

                                                  Finally a neat way to connect my mono studio quality mic to my video cameras thru the stereo mini plug.

                                                  • Primary use:
                                                  • Personal

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