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Originally Posted by cerealkillr View Post

I take it that will work with just about any cable? Is the W2893 just a smaller 2543? I want to keep it 24 AWG or lower for some reason... A slightly bigger cable seems more durable I guess.

 

I've used both.  I made a headphone extension cable from the W2534, but find it too bulky for a headphone cable, I made one HP cable from the W2893, and a few where I stripped out the wire, sleeved and braided.  Can't see why a larger diameter cable would be more durable, unless you use it to drag around on stage!

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A little repurposing and some DIY wood ends...

One day I'll find some "proper" supplies to make some nice cables.

 

 

Left ones are a different cable...

post #11688 of 13448
Looks pretty damn sweet to me, troll.

Post man dropped off my type 1 cord today so I got to work on my first braided cord. I think it came out decent...

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My Ety ER4P Diy Cable, Using Mogami Neglex Quad 2534 With 75 Ohm Dale Resistor (I Put The Resistor Inside The 3.5 Plug)

 

 

700

 

 

 

 

post #11690 of 13448
Thanks MS1605!
That type one cord looks great, I'll have to find me some of that on eBay for sure. Nice job on the braid, what size wire did you use?

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Edited by TrollDragon - 3/22/13 at 7:19pm
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I used 24g 17 strand copper because it is all I have at the moment. I just wanted to get my feet wet before buying a bunch of expensive cable. This is only my 3rd headphone cable I have ever done ( along with 2 small interconnects) all completed this week.

That is actually my first ever attempt at braiding as well. My wife made fun of me for "knowing how to braid"...

The braided wire with type 1 is now my favorite. Looks and feels soooooo nice.
Edited by MS1605 - 3/22/13 at 7:23pm
post #11692 of 13448

Well your doing a great job, did that right angle connector come from Lunashops http://www.lunashops.com/goods.php?id=1928

and If it did, how long did you have to wait before it arrived?

post #11693 of 13448
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Originally Posted by MS1605 View Post

Looks pretty damn sweet to me, troll.

Post man dropped off my type 1 cord today so I got to work on my first braided cord. I think it came out decent...
 

 

Very nice!  The red and black one as well.

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Thanks guys. Im having a lot of fun.

Troll, its actually this one:
http://www.lunashops.com/goods.php?id=1680
It took just under 4 weeks to arrive. I just placed another order with them 4 days ago. Time to wait some more... in the past month I have placed 2 orders with luna, 2 with markertek and one with parts express. Im a little addicted to making cables right now.
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Hey guys im seriously thinknign of doing what i think is a unique cable idea. having followed this thread since i became a member i havent found anything from anyone like it. 

 

Basically i want to make my cable y-split for my D2K's a female 3.5, so i can swap varying length cables male-male cables in for varying uses. Such as the original cable (terminated with male -male) for home listening, a mmuch more flexible cable for going places and will also hold a mic, and a shorter one for when im always on the move.

 

Do you guys think its a good idea? I'd probably use the Neutrik 3.5 female.

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It's an idea that's been done before. Works well, the only real downside is the extra weight of the 2 jacks at the y-split.

 

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Originally Posted by D2000 View Post

Hey guys im seriously thinknign of doing what i think is a unique cable idea. having followed this thread since i became a member i havent found anything from anyone like it. 

 

Basically i want to make my cable y-split for my D2K's a female 3.5, so i can swap varying length cables male-male cables in for varying uses. Such as the original cable (terminated with male -male) for home listening, a mmuch more flexible cable for going places and will also hold a mic, and a shorter one for when im always on the move.

 

Do you guys think its a good idea? I'd probably use the Neutrik 3.5 female.

post #11697 of 13448

Like he says.

 

If you want to keep your options open regarding running them from a balanced amp some day, I recommend using a four-pin mini-XLR instead. It'll be a little bulkier but probably not heavier.

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You mean something like this?

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An couple cables I made, the  LOD is made with full Mundorf silver/gold wire, 4 wire.

 

The mini to mini is hybrid, 4 wire, with Mundorf silver/gold for positive and OCC copper as the negative leads, covered in techflex.

 

 

 

post #11700 of 13448
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Originally Posted by lawrywild View Post

It's an idea that's been done before. Works well, the only real downside is the extra weight of the 2 jacks at the y-split.

 

 

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Originally Posted by ardgedee View Post

Like he says.

 

If you want to keep your options open regarding running them from a balanced amp some day, I recommend using a four-pin mini-XLR instead. It'll be a little bulkier but probably not heavier.

 

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Originally Posted by HolyCheese View Post

You mean something like this?

 

 

Close, but I dont plan on making the left and right cup cables male 3.5's. I want it the other way. They female mini will be facing down the line and the only thing changing is the cable before the y-split (which will be male -male. I dont mind the extra weight - it's only a  few grams.

 

The XLR idea is actually something that didn't occur to me - thanks for the tip :)

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