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Speaker Cable

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by LDV, Sep 6, 2003.


  1. LDV

    LDV

    Aug 2, 2003
    San Diego, CA
    From the amp to the cabinet...what are your favorites??
     
  2. cjgallen

    cjgallen

    Oct 19, 2001
    Home made.
     
  3. JPJ

    JPJ

    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    Phil Jones Bass (www.philjonesbass.com) makes some of the best cables around. From your bass to your rig, there's nothing better than George Ls. When it comes to your rig, use PJB...bottom line!
     
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Homemade.

    Klotz cable or similar and Neutrik plugs. As good as it gets and fully serviceable.
     
  5. I still like the monster cables. I dig the George Ls, but they don't seem to take the pounding... I also like it if my monster cable takes a dump I walk into GC and walk out with a new one for free.
     
  6. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    ProCo Guardian Fat Max.
     
  7. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    Neutrik plugs/cables own...
     
  8. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    Homemade.
     
  9. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Went to ProCo FatMax's a few months ago.....nice stuff with 20 year replacement warranty -

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  10. Homemade using Switchcraft and 16 Gauge lamp (zip) cord.

    Chris
     
  11. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Spectraflex from my bass to my amp. A cable is a cable. Or, it could be that I am not an experienced enough bass player to hear the difference.

    Homemade from amp to cabs.

    -Mike
     
  12. fretlessrock

    fretlessrock Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2002
    Corrupticut
    Home made with good cable and good connectors. Unless it is an especially low wattage, or high wattage, use then I use 14ga stranded 2-conductor with the best jacket, insulation, and strain relief that I can get without going nutz.

    As for instrument cables it is really up to your ears. Cables have capacitance, capacitance acts as a tone control. Too much capacitance makes your cable into a fixed tone control, cutting highs and maybe more. I like Canare GS-6 and good connectors like Neutrik or Canare. They really do sound better. I started using these materials for high impedae interconnects and they happen to make first-class instrument cables without a huge price tag.

    But if you are rolling off a lot of highs anyhow it won't be a big deal.