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XLR 'Pseudo' Balanced Cables

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Most domestic hi-fi equipment inc Naim & Quad require un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.
In some situations, the cables in this section offer a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops

At the balanced end the cables feature 3 pole XLR connectors and at the un-balanced end, both phono/RCA and DIN connectors
Gold Plated DIN Plug Upgrade

Gold Plated DIN Plug Upgrade

Some of the cables in this section can be upgraded to gold plated DIN plugs.
Just choose the 'Gold Plated DIN Plug Upgrade' under the cable length choice

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 5 Pin Ring Locking DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 5 Pin Ring Locking DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to a Naim preamp or integrated amplifier, fitted with a 5 pin ring locking DIN input socket.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.

Suitable Naim preamps include the :-
NAC 52, 72, 82, 92, 102, 112, 202, 252, 282 or 552

The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in DIN, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in DIN. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the DIN.

This cable features a ring locking DIN plug, manufactured by Preh, as fitted to original Naim cables. The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.


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2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 5 Pin Latching DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 5 Pin Latching DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to a Naim preamp or integrated amplifier, fitted with a 5 pin latching DIN input socket.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.


Suitable Naim preamps include the :-
32, 32.5, 42 or 42.5

The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in DIN, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in DIN. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the DIN.

This cable features a latching DIN plug, manufactured by Deltron, as fitted to original Naim cables. The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.


Please Select Length Required From Dropdown

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - 5 Pin DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - 5 Pin DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to any make of preamp or integrated amplifier, fitted with a 5 DIN input socket.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.


Suitable Quad preamps include the :-
33, 34 or 44

The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in DIN, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in DIN. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the DIN.

This cable features a DIN plug, manufactured by Preh. The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.


Please Select Length Required From Dropdown

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 4 Pin Ring Locking DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 4 Pin Ring Locking DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to a Naim power amp, fitted with a 4 pin ring locking DIN input socket.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.


Suitable Naim power amps include the :-
NAP 90, 100, 140, 150, 155 XS, 180, 200

The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in DIN, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in DIN. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the DIN.

This cable features a ring locking DIN plug, manufactured by Preh, as fitted to original Naim cables. The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.

The 4 pin DIN plug should not be connected to Quad equipment.


Please Select Length Required From Dropdown

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 4 Pin Latching DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Naim Style 4 Pin Latching DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to a Naim power amp, fitted with a 4 pin latching DIN input socket.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.


Suitable Naim power amps include the :- NAP 110

The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in DIN, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in DIN. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the DIN.

This cable features a latching DIN plug, manufactured by Deltron, as fitted to original Naim cables. The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.

The 4 pin DIN plug should not be connected to Quad equipment.


Please Select Length Required From Dropdown

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Quad 4 Pin DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - Quad 4 Pin DIN Plug 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to a Quad power amp, fitted with a 4 pin DIN input socket.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.


Suitable Quad power amps include the :-
303, 405 or 405-2

The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in DIN, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in DIN. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the DIN.

This cable features a DIN plug, manufactured by Preh. The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.

The 4 pin DIN plug should not be connected to Naim equipment.


Please Select Length Required From Dropdown

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - 2 x Phono/RCA Plugs 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

2 x 3 Pin Female XLR - 2 x Phono/RCA Plugs 'Pseudo' Balanced Cable

This Flashback Sales 'Pseudo balanced' cable can be used to join the balanced output of a source fitted with a balanced output on 2 x 3 pin male XLR connectors to a preamp or intefrated amplifier, fitted with 2 x phono/RCA input sockets.

Most domestic hi-fi equipment requires un-balanced audio

For the very best results when connecting a balanced source to an un-balanced amplifier, a passive or active box should be used to convert the balanced signal to an un-balanced signal properly. The boxes can be found at any good 'pro' audio store, such as Canford Audio.

In some situations, this cable offers a low cost alternative and may help to minimise ground loops.


The cable type is Performance Balanced.

The cable is wired XLR pin 2 - signal input in phono/RCA, XLR pin 3 - screen of signal input in phono/RCA plug. The screen of the cable runs its full length from pin 1 in the XLR but is not connected to the phono/RCA plugs.

The XLR connectors are from the Neutrik NC series.


Please Select Length Required From Dropdown


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