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Glossary of Audio, Recording
and Music Terms "X"


XLR Cable
XLR Cable – A balanced microphone cable utilizing XLR connectors. (See also “XLR Connector.”)


XLR Connector
XLR Connector – A balanced cable connector consisting of 3 or 7 pins, most commonly used in microphone cables.


XY Miking
XY Miking – A coincident stereo microphone placement technique in which two cardioid microphones are placed with their heads toward each other at a 90-degree angle, and as close together as possible. (See also “Coincident Miking.”)