Not unoften in the complicated world of connections that you’ll find the same connector type doing different jobs. It is important to know that just because the connection looks the same doesn’t mean that it carries the same signal or that the wire for the cable is the same. Let me give you a few […]
Video: Advanced Study of Guitar Cables
Here is a video series with an in-depth look at three aspects of guitar cables and connections. Part 1 covers Input and output impedance (17 min) Part 2 covers wire size (6:48 min) Part 3 covers the use of balanced cables and snake cable for guitar. (10:51 min) There is a lot of information to […]Advanced Info, Connections, Guitar, Sound, Video, Wiring
Is hiring a professional for my wiring worth it?
It is safe to say that we build a lot of new cables. But sometimes, a customer already has a cable, and they want it modified. In this case, it is an eight pair snake with XLR connectors, and it needs TRS 1/4″ connectors on one end. It is for a church, and they are […]Beginner info, Sound, Wiring
Video: Wire Types – Part 2: Digital, Coax, CAT, Snake
I would like to introduce our informative video: Wire Types – Part 2 Here are some details from the video: Digital AES/EBU and DMX wire: Digital audio cable for AES3 or AES/EBU is similar to mic cable. It is a twisted pair shielded cable and has a characteristic impedance of 110 ohms. Because it uses a […]Beginner info, Sound, Video, Wiring
Video: Wire Types – Part 1: Mic, Instrument, Speaker, unbalanced
I would like to introduce our informative video: Wire Types – Part 1 Here are some details from the video: Microphone Wires: It is used for Microphone connections and balanced line-level gear connections, which includes most connections. If you are referring to it, technically, it is actually “single pair” or “one pair” shielded. It consists […]Beginner info, Sound, Video, Wiring
What is an insert?
We have more insert cable options than anyone else. We make them with right-angle, XLRs, Gold, Nickel, Zip cord, individual wire, direct out, direct in, and yes, normal straight. That is all good if you know what an insert is, so what is an insert? At the most basic, it lives up to its name: […]Beginner info, Connections, How to, Sound