The AV (AudioVideo) jack is an input or output for audio and video signals
. AV sockets of video recorders and TV sets can use different types of connectors. A distinction is made between balanced, balanced connections and unbalanced connections. In the professional and semi-professional sector, the XLR connector is available for balanced connections. Asymmetrical connections include the DIN plug, Cinch plug, BNC plug, jack plug, Honda plug and the Scart plug, which is also known as the Euro AV plug. In addition, the TOSlink is available for fibre optic connections via plastic fibres.