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Re: Any suggestions for thin, ultra-flexible mic cable?

Subject: Re: Any suggestions for thin, ultra-flexible mic cable?
From: "walunit" walunit
Date: Mon Jun 15, 2009 9:09 am ((PDT))
Thank you very much.
After reading the thread and doing a bit more research there's one (easily)=
 actionable lead here. I'm ordering a few feet of Mogami 2697 (also from Ma=
I'll let you folks know what I find out.

--- In  "anthonyllarson" <> wrot=
> Check this out:
> Some options, buying it in bulk, etc.
> A
> --- In  "walunit" <mike@> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> > I'm making a microphone cable shock mount / vibration isolation setup f=
or my MKH30/40 setup. I have the Sennheiser handle/blimp.
> > At the last recording workshop here in Washington Martyn showed me the =
Rycote connbox system:
> > 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-fl=
exible, low-mass, shielded twisted pair that is used to connect from the "b=
ox" to the microphone connector?
> > I attempted a search on the archives and found a suggestion for pulling=
 one piece out of a multi-channel snake. I haven't tried that yet and am no=
t sure if I have a balanced snake to cannibalize. If nothing obvious pops u=
p I'll try that with a HOSA, ProCo snake, or something similar.
> > I ordered several pieces of the "thinnest" mic cable available(in bulk)=
 from 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.
> > -Mike
> >

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