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Re: extension cables

Subject: Re: extension cables
From: "Dan Dugan" dandugan_1999
Date: Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:54 am ((PST))
> I have been happily using a Telinga 'LS-10' stereo mic with PIP (plug  
> in power) connected to an Olympus LS-10 recorder, with a shielded  
> extension cable measuring 7 metres.
> What I would like to know is what is the potential maximum length of  
> cable I could use with such a set up?  Fifty metres?  Or less than that?

I think beyond around a hundred feet you'd have noticeable high frequency loss.

I have a hundred-foot 3.5 mm stereo extension that's .0075 uF from one channel 
to shield. Assuming a 2 Kohm source, it would be a gentle low-pass filter at 
about 10 KHz, if my slide rule technique is right.

-Dan Dugan

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