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What is this cable called?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jellejanssen, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. jellejanssen

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    Hey people!

    Could someone please tell me what the name is of the cable that goes from my amp to my guitar? Is called a jack cable?

    Thank you!
  2. corinpills

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  3. FerK

    FerK Supporting Member

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    Instrument cable
  4. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member

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    yeah, "instrument" cable or "guitar" cable or "quarter-inch signal" cable.

    i never call it a "guitar cord", or people will think i'm talking about a C#m7th!
  5. Kmonk

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    Instrument cable. If you use cables to connect to a Mac, they are called Apple Jacks.
  6. kleinenenten

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    +100 :)

    That, or just ask it. Maybe it has a preference?
  7. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    It may be better known as a "lead" in the OP's neck of the woods.
  8. Space Pickle

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    I usually call it a patch cord.
  9. wild4oldcars

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    usually just call it a quarter inch-quarter inch. makes sense if I have to actually call it something in some context, to distinguish between xlr's and quarter-xlr's and midi cables, plus whatever else we have going on.
  10. David Hayes

    David Hayes Guest

    Yeah, but lots of speaker cables are also 1/4"-1/4".

    If the OP is trying to figure out what to ask for at the music store or what to look for at an online store, the correct answer is instrument cable.
  11. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    If you can't even buy a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in the Netherlands, why on earth would they have a 1/4 inch cable? :bag:

    I'm kidding.......

    Mostly.
  12. carl h.

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    1/4 instrument cable - to differentiate it from a 1/4 speaker cable. They look the same but are designed to do different tasks and are not interchangeable.
  13. David Hayes

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    You definitely can buy a Quarter Pounder w/Cheese in The Netherlands. :)
  14. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    I have it on god authority that its a Royale wit Cheese.....


    I suppose next you'll tell me the Dutch don't drown their fries in mayonnaise.........
  15. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    Not to get off topic but has anyone heard of this crazy Lindsay Lohan girl she seem to love trouble wow what a crazy girl.
  16. P Town

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    6.35 mm to 6.35 mm tip/ring instrument cable?
    TR connectors are also called "1/4 inch phone" connectors.
    Instrument cable is "shielded cable".
  17. David Hayes

    David Hayes Guest

    They definitely call it that in France. I don't recall what they call it in The Netherlands. Thanks to spending lots of time there, I now eat my fries (Frites) with Mayo.

    BTW, I knew you were joking. Mostly. :)
  18. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    Mostly......
  19. BawanaRik

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    Either that or the car
  20. BAce

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    I call mine a wireless rig :)

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