Synths to DJ Mixer : Jack to RCA
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Synths to DJ Mixer : Jack to RCA

Hello all,

I'd like to ask a newbie question regarding cabling. I'm willing to use my analog synths with my daw, so as I only have 1 input on my apogee duet 2 and I have few synths + CDJs, I'd like to connect them to my Vestax PMX 280 (Dj Mixer).
This way I can have errything connected at the same time and I don't have to unplug this or that I just have to turn on my mixer.

The thing is to do that I need to connect my synth in the RCA Line Inputs on my mixer.
So my question is for a stereo synth what would be the difference between using this "Dual Unbalanced 1/4" Male To RCA Male Cable" (http://bit.ly/12ddKVC) or two jacks (one for each outputs of the synth) 1/4 cables with jack to RCA converters on em (http://bit.ly/11fOK6t) ?
And would that mean a sensible quality loss while recording my synths doing this kind of cabling?

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Technically they transfer the signal identical. So, no soundquality difference.
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Ok thanks so from Jack to RCA technically no sound quality is lost. And would you know the difference between the use of unbalanced 1/4 to RCA cable and the use of two 1/4 jacks with RCA converters on both, if there is any?
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These converters just exist to be flexible in case u've got RCA-cables only. If u have no cable at all, then u should get a converting cable (jack-rca) since it should be cheaper.
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