Check this out:
Some options, buying it in bulk, etc.
--- In "walunit" <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm making a microphone cable shock mount / vibration isolation setup for=
my MKH30/40 setup. I have the Sennheiser handle/blimp.
> At the last recording workshop here in Washington Martyn showed me the Ry=
cote connbox system: http://www.rycote.com/products/families/connboxes/
> Looks like a wonderful solution, but I cannot afford this right now.
> Do you have any clever ideas on finding a few feet of the nice ultra-flex=
ible, low-mass, shielded twisted pair that is used to connect from the "box=
" to the microphone connector?
> I attempted a search on the archives and found a suggestion for pulling o=
ne piece out of a multi-channel snake. I haven't tried that yet and am not =
sure if I have a balanced snake to cannibalize. If nothing obvious pops up =
I'll try that with a HOSA, ProCo snake, or something similar.
> I ordered several pieces of the "thinnest" mic cable available(in bulk) f=
rom Markertek, including Canare L-2E5 but all of them are more rigid than I=
'd like for this application.
> A few feet of such cable will probably last me a lifetime.
> I'm attempting to join the Mic builders DIY group to ask there as well.
> Thanks so much for any suggestions.