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Re: cable for long xlr microphone cables

Subject: Re: cable for long xlr microphone cables
From: "Jez" tempjez
Date: Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:03 pm ((PDT))
indeed - that was one of the reasons I first thought it was odd. I can't re=
ally work out why its been used.


--- In  Julian Baldwin <=
> wrote:
> Jez,
> I have no idea which type of braided screening (aluminium or copper)
> works best as I have never encountered cable with aluminium braided
> screening. Its lack of popularity in the past may perhaps be explained
> by a greater likelihood of fatiguing when repeatedly flexed.
> However the clincher for me in deciding which type of cable to use would=

> be the difficulty of attaching aluminium braiding to the XLR plugs.
> Soldering aluminium is somewhat more difficult than soldering copper.
> Julian

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