XLR Connector

Posted on March 5, 2016 by KVMGalore   |  0 comments

XLR female connectorsXLR connectorsXLR connector is a style of electrical connector, primarily found on professional audio, video, and stage lighting equipment.

The connector is circular in design and has between 3 and 7 pins. It is most commonly associated with balanced audio interconnection, including AES3 digital audio, but is also used for lighting control, low-voltage power supplies, and other applications.

XLR connectors are available from a number of manufacturers and are covered by an international standard for dimensions, IEC 61076-2-103.

XLR connectors are superficially similar to the older and smaller DIN connector range, but are not physically compatible with them.

A smaller version, the mini XLR connector, is used on smaller equipment having physical size limitations.