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Subject: Re: cable for long xlr microphone cables
From: "Avocet" madl74
Date: Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:32 am ((PDT))
> I'm also slightly confused by the comment about the number of wires
> inside the shielding - 2 cores is balanced audio cable, 4 is quad
> etc, but 2 wires (2 cores) is standard for balanced audio.


You aren't confused - the people making the comments are confused. :-)

There seems to be an assumption that if something costs more it must
be better. Quad is for locations with high magnetic fields as with CRT
monitors and tube cameras, so if anyone still works with these, get
out the quad cables. :-)


David Brinicombe
North Devon, UK
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum - Ambrose Bierce

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