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Re: colour coding

Subject: Re: colour coding
From: "Walter Knapp" waltknapp
Date: Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:37 am ((PDT))
Posted by: "Roger Norwood"
> Following the UK/BBC colours of nautical hue, in UK theatre where I have =
resided for 37 years the last 15 including teaching sound for theatre I hav=
e used the same red/left and green/right for coding ends of cables with pvc=
 tape. Red for right was no good as there was not until recently a good cho=
ice of colour, i.e.. lilac for left colour, so port & starboard it is.

It's probably not that critical as long as the same person hooks up both
ends of the stereo cable. The electrons don't care.

I use yellow=3Dright green=3Dleft or alternatively red=3Dright blue=3Dleft =
the color stripe in the y breakouts). Note this is warmer color
temperature is right, cooler is left. I also use the neutric colored
boots or label bands on the XLR's. There the 5pin stereo end is blue,
the two breakout ends are yellow or green. Stereo cables themselves are


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