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I am preparing to purchase the following equipment to run REW and got a bit confused choosing some cables/adapters and hope somebody can answer some questions for me.

Mic: Galaxy CM-140 meter from Cross Spectrum
Soundcard/mic pre/phantom power: M-Audio MobilePre

The Galaxy CM-140 manual says it uses a 3.5mm mono jack for its output. The MobilePre manual says it uses 1/4 inch TRS Balanced input jacks.
I'm confused about the compatability between the 2 and 3 conductor (TS and TRS) jacks.
My questions are:
1) would it be ok to use mono (TS) plugs at both ends connecting these?
2) would it be ok to use stereo (TRS) plugs at both ends?
3) what if any combinations of TS/TRS would be fine to use at what ends?
4) would I need a mono male 1/4"/ female rca adapter or a stereo male 1/4"/female rca adapter for the MobilePre Line out?
The MobilePre feeds into a Y splitter for Left and Right signal at my main control center.

The balanced/unbalanced connections has my head spinning the more I think about this.
 

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Thanks for the help and wise words guys. While talking myself thru my dilema (and searching these forums) I discovered a wonderful link that gave me the answers I was looking for and then some. I don't have enough posts yet to include it here.
 
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