[Noisebridge-discuss] Instrument/Microphone Cable Making Workshop

John Adams jna at retina.net
Fri Jan 17 00:10:36 UTC 2014

I have made and repaired literally hundreds of these cables.



Neutrik XCC or XX series.

Cable: Canare Star-Quad

These parts are basically the audio industry standards.

Tips: Make perfect solder joints. Never, ever make cables out of phase. +
and - and ground are important, in the right order.

I'm not going to attend, I've done this too much already.


On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 2:39 PM, James Sundquist
<sundquistjames at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hey-o Discuss and Sound-Hacks,
>   I have found a few people interested in an Instrument and/or Microphone
> (XLR) cable making workshop.  Cost for the materials will be split amongst
> the participants so everyone gets the length of cable they want.  Leftovers
> will all be donated to Noisebridge and a cash donation will be encouraged.
> There are a few requirements for this to be successful, but I have one
> confirmed participant who can solder a perfect joint.  Also, I can provide
> a cable tester to guarantee we make something that actually works, but I
> have no previous experience doing this.
>   Anyone have previous experience successfully doing this?
>   Any tips to consider?
>   Any part recommendations?
>   Will you attend, assuming it is affordable?
>   Once we figure out an actual cost, and enough people to pay for it, the
> workshop will set a date and time.  Very possibly I will attempt for a
> Monday to overlap with Circuit Hacking (for the soldering intro).
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