Definitions for "Patch Cord"
Keywords:  connector, cable, bay, jack, panel
A flexible piece of cable terminated at both ends with plugs. Used for interconnecting circuits on a patchboard.
A cable used for routing an audio signal between two patch jacks in a patch bay.
A relatively short cable with connectors at both ends. The patch cord connects two audio devices, such as a deck and an amp, or two decks. CAUTION: Audio plug hardware is not standardized. A church system may use several different formats. Make sure the plug on the end of your patch cord matches the jack on the audio device.