A balanced analog connection is used in pro audio to minimize noise pickup on long cables. It can also prevent noise related to grounding issues. Whereas a regular RCA connection has one signal wire and a ground, a balanced connection has two signal wires, labelled + and –, and a separate ground or shield labelled S.
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