Are all 3.5 mm audio cables the same?
Before getting started, it is important to note there are different types of 3.5mm connections. These three types are TS, TRS, and TRRS. TS connections are used for mono audio or independent microphones and have one ring around the metal end of the connector.
Is 3.5 mm the same as aux?
Are AUX (Auxiliary) connectors & headphone jacks the same? The construction of the aux connector and the headphone jack is often the same: 3.5mm (1/8″) TRS. However, the “auxiliary connector” is universal for audio while the “headphone jack” is, by its name, suited for headphones.
Does quality of 3.5 mm audio cable matter?
No, 3.5 mm quality is not better than RCA.
In fact, there is no difference in the quality of sound produced by RCA cables and that which is produced by 3.5 mm cables. 3.5 mm and RCA cables are both primarily unbalanced connections.