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

Subject: Re: Any suggestions for thin, ultra-flexible mic cable?
From: "Klas Strandberg" klasstrandberg
Date: Sat Jun 20, 2009 1:11 pm ((PDT))
Hi Mike.

Try this:

Watch out, though, it is VERY difficult to solder! Each wire is
individually isolated with lacquer and you need to get it off.


At 21:15 2009-06-11, you 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 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-flexible, 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 one 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) 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.
>"While a picture is worth a thousand words, a
>sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie Krause
>Yahoo! Groups Links
Telinga Microphones, Botarbo,
S-748 96 Tobo, Sweden.
Phone & fax int + 295 310 01

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