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Instrument Cables widening Bass input ?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by chaak, Dec 21, 2017.

  1. chaak


    Apr 25, 2013
    now here
    Hello All,

    I have had a pair of Planet Waves instrument cables since 2001. I use them extensively whether practicing at home, with my band(s) , recording, or in live performances, they have stayed in great shape. (Own another pair of Evidence Audio Lyric HD cables solder broke off in one , and the other is just too noisy) Anyway recently as i was in a studio recording the sound engineer who pointed out that my cables are good and he used them until he realized that when you regularly plug them in , and since they have a wider than usual head they widen the input. I just tried several cables after that and they seem to be slipping out, including the Evidence Audio.

    Is there any truth to this ?
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2017
  2. mrcbass


    Jan 14, 2016
    Sacramento, CA
    Seems like a logical probability.

    First, the mechanism that holds the plug is spring (eventually any spring can be stretched/compressed beyond intended specs and second, you kind of proved it to yourself already....
    chaak likes this.

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