Wiring an XLR 1/4" jack combo wall box to a single cable Wiring an XLR 1/4" jack combo wall box to a single cable (Neutrik ncj6fi-s) Ask Question 1. I purchased one of these sockets for my home studio and I need some advice wiring it up. I purchased a balanced cable XLR > 1/4" jack, cut the XLR end off and wired it up like this:After a lot of research I figured this out. It's simple once you know which letters go to which: I connected them as follows and it worked:
BROWN: XLR 1 (ground) -> JACK S (sleeve)
RED: XLR 2 (hot right) -> JACK R (ring)
WHITE: XLR 3 (cold left) -> JACK T (tip)
G is the chassis ground and is not normally used.
I still don't know what the TN, RN or GN are for but they aren't needed for this thing to work. Hope this helps someone!Best answer · 1XLR 2 (hot) should go to JACK TIP,
XLR 3 (cold) should go to JACK RING,
XLR 1 (ground) should go to JACK SLEEVE
The TN, RN and GN connections are used in the XLR combi connectors with extra switching contacts.
On the picture these points are empty, so no switching contacts here.2TN (Tip), RN(Ring) and GN (Ground) have no Pins because Neutrik uses the same back for Combos with XLR with more Pins.0 How to Wire an XLR to a 1/4" Jack - mediacollege XLR to 1/4" Mono Plug. The most comon way to wire a 3-pin XLR to a 1/4 inch (6) mono plug (sometimes called a jack plug), is to join the negative and shield together. This can be done by either soldering the shield and negative wires of the XLR to the sleeve of the plug...