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post #10951 of 13940
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Originally Posted by Dyaems View Post

 

sorry for OT! but just tried this earlier and it looks odd, i didnt make the braiding too tight because i want the braid to be somewhat loose/normal

 

from what i understand from your explanation, it goes like this:

 

1 2 3 4

2 3 1 4 ( 1 over 2 and 3)

2 3 4 1 ( 4 over 1)

3 4 1 2 ( 2 under 3 and 4, and over 1)

 

so the braiding actually doesnt go back to 1 2 3 4 position? thank

Braiding does not go back to 1234.

 

1 over 2 and 3

4 over 1

2 under 3 and 4

1 under 2

Then repeat,


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post #10952 of 13940

Hey guys, quick question. I am trying to make my own headphones, and I need some type of audio jack to test out my drivers. 

 

I just cut up some cheap logitech headphones that I had, and cut down the plastic to find a bizarre looking jack with green plastic in it. 

 

I am wondering if anyone knows how to use this, or how to salvage a 3.5mm audio jack from something else that would work. 

post #10953 of 13940
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Originally Posted by Tjj226 Angel View Post

Hey guys, quick question. I am trying to make my own headphones, and I need some type of audio jack to test out my drivers. 

 

I just cut up some cheap logitech headphones that I had, and cut down the plastic to find a bizarre looking jack with green plastic in it. 

 

I am wondering if anyone knows how to use this, or how to salvage a 3.5mm audio jack from something else that would work. 


Most 3.5mm plugs on factory made cables are molded plastic or rubber. So probably not, but a 3.5mm plug from Radio Shack, Digikey, Mouser, and so on is pretty cheap, or you could get a Neutrik off Amazon or something.

post #10954 of 13940
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Originally Posted by lostmage View Post


Most 3.5mm plugs on factory made cables are molded plastic or rubber. So probably not, but a 3.5mm plug from Radio Shack, Digikey, Mouser, and so on is pretty cheap, or you could get a Neutrik off Amazon or something.

 

Oh yeah, and I will be buying a 6.3mm jack soon, but I just wanted to see what sort of home grown solution I could come up with to test things out before I sunk more money into the project. 

 

What I ended up doing was I took a 3.5 to 3.5 mm audio cable that we had lying in a box. Cut off one end. Soldered two 16 gauge wires to the drive (speaking of which, my soldering looks like absolute crap....none of the solder is shiny. The soldering iron is something my dad had lying around from a lonnnnggg time ago, and it looks pretty cheap. Do you guys recommend a new iron?) without knowing which side was positive or negative. Spliced some things together and viola. I now have sound, but it is only to one driver. : (

post #10955 of 13940

hey all,

 

I'm working on a mic mod for my AD700's, and I was wondering if THIS xlr connector fit into THIS jack?

 

I have purple, white and orange canare starquad cabling on the way that I'll be using, just ordered different colors to give myself the option of which to use :P

 

Also, anyone know where I can find a good, easy to solder TRRS 3.5mm male jack?

 

Thanks, love all the cables in this thread!

post #10956 of 13940
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Originally Posted by Toxic Cables View Post

Braiding does not go back to 1234.

 

1 over 2 and 3

4 over 1

2 under 3 and 4

1 under 2

Then repeat,


great. i thought im doing something wrong, maybe im just not used to it yet. thanks again!

post #10957 of 13940

My Neutrik plugs came in and I built this IC for the C3 to E17...

This is my first time with the Neutrik plug. Very nice to work with easy to solder and assemble.

The barrels on these ones are a little too long, are there any with shorter barrels?

Or does one simply cut it in half with a hack saw and run a tap through it to clean it up?

 

 

The 4 conductor braid 2 reds are ground, I used 4 conductor as it looked better than a 3 conductor braid did.

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post #10958 of 13940

700

700

 

I usually leave the barrels off and hot glue and add a small piece of heat shrink or use the rubber boots that come with...

post #10959 of 13940
Nice, I'll look into that.
Thanks!

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post #10960 of 13940

Sup guys

 

 

I've recently broke my tma-1 coiled cable plug and atm i'm using a 3.5-3.5mm cable that was included in my speakers but it's too long.

So, instead of buying a new cable, i wanted to buy one by myself. Do you know any european shop like redco where i can find about everything i need?

 

Thanks :)

post #10961 of 13940

Some pseudo-balanced XLR cables for my speakers to replace the RCA to 6.3mm Mono cables I made a few weeks back. Decided not to go with rhodium-carbon fibre housings this time. Just because they aren't on show. Need to get my hands on various colours of type 1 paracord. Tricky to find in the UK.

 

700

 

700

 

And finally did something with the acrolink carbon 3.5mm jacks I bought a while ago. They look superb in real life.

 

700

 

700

post #10962 of 13940
Very nice! Is that a 1020 Pelican case?

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post #10963 of 13940
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Originally Posted by TrollDragon View Post

Very nice! Is that a 1020 Pelican case?
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Thanks :) It's an Otterbox 3000 actually, not quite up to the Pelican level.

post #10964 of 13940

I'm trying to make a Mini-XLR to TRRS 3.5mm jack, but I was wondering if anyone could recommend a TRRS jack that has a large enough opening to allow me to use canare starquad cable that I have?

 

Thanks

post #10965 of 13940
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Originally Posted by Tangster View Post

Thanks :) It's an Otterbox 3000 actually, not quite up to the Pelican level.


Still has a lot of room, I wanted the Otterbox Pursuit 40 but they figure it should be $35 to ship it to Canada which makes it an expensive little plastic box.

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