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Hosa XVS101F Right Angle 3.5mm M to XLR F 1 Foot by Review Summary ,  Sep 13, 2015

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Hosa XVS101F Right Angle 3.5mm M to XLR F 1 Foot
Report Date: 12/16/2015
Based on 176 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.0
Returned or considering to return: 3.4%

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Individual Feature Rating
Microphone4.6   above average
Quality4.6   above average
Adapter4.4   above average
Cable4.3   above average
Camera4.2   average
Audio3.8   below average


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Adapter

Adapter:
"Overall I am very pleased with this adapter and actually purchased a spare in case I damage or lose my primary one."
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"I like filming with my Canon 7D, but unfortunately I do not own a beachtek DSLR XLR Adapter."
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"This female XLR to 3.5mm stereo microphone connection adapter cable is good for making good audio recordings on professional video recordings on DSLR cameras and iPads."
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"Excellent Microphone adapter for my Pyle PDMICR42BK Microphone."
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"I highly recommend this adapter to any visual or audio professional."
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"This adapter has never failed me and has been instrumental in capturing quality audio at live events."
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"Eventually, I found a 3.5 mm to usb adapter laying around, it it powers my mic nicely."
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Audio

Audio:
"This cable degrades the audio quality and you can never get that back...Seriously, step up and spend the $9.95 on a REAL cable."
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"I've been using this product for a shotgun microphone; for some reason, the audio, when exported from adobe premiere and played on an iphone, the audio does not come out clear at all, little to no sound is hear."
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"It was used to plug the mic into the camera I was using but the audio recorded using this connection was very poor and fussy."
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"This female XLR to 3.5mm stereo microphone connection adapter cable is good for making good audio recordings on professional video recordings on DSLR cameras and iPads."
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"It does work, it does get audio to my computer, just not clean audio as I would've liked."
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"I highly recommend this adapter to any visual or audio professional."
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"This adapter has never failed me and has been instrumental in capturing quality audio at live events."
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Cable

Cable:
"This cable degrades the audio quality and you can never get that back...Seriously, step up and spend the $9.95 on a REAL cable."
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"I'm sure this cable is perfectly fine, and the microphone I used it with had it's own problems."
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"Maybe it was just a faulty cable, but I wouldn't want to risk it failing in the middle of a shoot."
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"The cable was the problem."
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"Great, cable."
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"This cable worked perfectly for what I needed it for."
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"This female XLR to 3.5mm stereo microphone connection adapter cable is good for making good audio recordings on professional video recordings on DSLR cameras and iPads."
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"Nice short cord."
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"I needed this cable to connect a mic to my camcorder, and it works great."
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Camera

Camera:
"Most of the best mics are XLR and most of the best prosumer camera's are 3.5mm (also call 1 8th inch).The right angle on the 3.5mm end makes it less likely to get hung up on something, or damage the jack on your camera."
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"This adapter cable for stereo mics to work with small DV cameras will function but with caveats."
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"Most of the best mics are XLR and most of the best prosumer camera's are 3.5mm (also call 1 8th inch).The right angle on the 3.5mm end makes it less likely to get hung up on something, or damage the jack on your camera."
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"Good product and it works well with my video camera."
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"Works well with the hook up for my Video Camera and wireless mic."
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"If you are using a Canon camera, use Magic Lantern and you will be able to get amazing audio out of any microphone you connect to this baby! "
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"It's long enough to fit easily from the microphone to the camera body."
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Microphone

Microphone:
"I had a Rode NTG2 if you are wondering what mic had problems, which is notorious having low gain."
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"I'm sure this cable is perfectly fine, and the microphone I used it with had it's own problems."
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"This female XLR to 3.5mm stereo microphone connection adapter cable is good for making good audio recordings on professional video recordings on DSLR cameras and iPads."
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"Excellent Microphone adapter for my Pyle PDMICR42BK Microphone."
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"But if you don't have much space in your bag and want to use a decent mic, this will get the job done."
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"I needed this cable to connect a mic to my camcorder, and it works great."
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Quality

Quality:
"This cable degrades the audio quality and you can never get that back...Seriously, step up and spend the $9.95 on a REAL cable."
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"Good price and good quality."
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"Good build quality, works well for connecting to my DSLR for interviews."
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"This adapter has never failed me and has been instrumental in capturing quality audio at live events."
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"The cable is of decent quality, but I was in a rush and overlooked the length of the cable."
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"This cable seems to be a good balance between construction quality and price"
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Sound

Sound:
"I've been using this product for a shotgun microphone; for some reason, the audio, when exported from adobe premiere and played on an iphone, the audio does not come out clear at all, little to no sound is hear."
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"I wasn't able to record any sound even with the gain bumped way up."
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"If you're going to attempt to record to a computer, get a sound board or a preamp USB unit."
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"However, much to my disappointment, when I was doing a sound check using this connection, there was a terrible loud buzzing noise created."
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"If your camera doesn't have an external mic jack, then you can still get great sound by using a portable digital recorder by Zoom or Tascam."
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"Sound turned out excellent in theaters."
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"I have to use other cables and use it with my amp for me to hear the sound and stuff without that it is dead quit."
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"I use this wire to connect my iPad to my large speakers and the sound is excellent, actually sounds better than the iPod dock built into the speaker."
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Stereo

Stereo:
"The listing for this item can be confusing if you are not sure what stereo XLR is."
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"I guess my only real complaint is that it looks identical to my XLR to stereo 1 8 TRS cable, so I had to use a sharpie to mark this one as being balanced and mark my other one as being stereo."
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"This female XLR to 3.5mm stereo microphone connection adapter cable is good for making good audio recordings on professional video recordings on DSLR cameras and iPads."
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"Great for using on a DSLR but be cautious, this only works with stereo mics."
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"Please look up to see if your mic is stereo or mono"
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"The Hosa angled 1 8 stereo to female xlr cable is pretty great."
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"I have one, that I purchased from Amazon and it works very well for my stereo cameras."
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