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 […]
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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
Video: Intro to XLR and 1/4″ connectors
I want to introduce our first informative video: Intro to XLR and 1/4″ connectors. Here are some details from the video: XLR Connectors: Normally 3 Pin Balanced signal for rejecting noise Latching The male connector is the output The female connector is the input Used for Microphones, line-level gear, console outs, etc. 1/4″ Connectors: Named […]1/4", Beginner info, Connections, Sound, Video, XLR
Canare vs Mogami – Braided vs Wrapped Shield
First I would like to announce that we have added some Canare products! We have added GS-6 heavy-duty guitar/instrument cable and the L-2T2S heavy-duty balanced/microphone cable. These are on the site with all the options and top-quality construction like usual. In the future, we hope to add more but wanted to give these a try […]New Product, Product Info, Sound, 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