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Re: [solved] Re: Live recording

On Sun, 6 Aug 2017 15:37:15 +1200
Richard Hector <richard@walnut.gen.nz> wrote:

> On 06/08/17 13:18, Eike Lantzsch wrote:
> > On Sunday, 6 August 2017 11:31:29 -04 Richard Hector wrote:  
> >> On 05/08/17 03:56, Rodolfo Medina wrote:  
> >>> Thanks to all.  The problem seems to be solved with such a cable:
> >>>  https://www.thomann.de/at/pro_snake_78219_yadapterkabel.htm  
> >> Except that it's hard to tell what size those connectors are.
> >> Unless there's something in the description that I can't read that
> >> says they're 3.5mm, they look to me more like 6.25mm. I'm not sure
> >> what it is - I think 3.5mm plugs are usually more rounded on the
> >> end, while the larger ones often have that point. Also, it looks
> >> like the case comes apart, and I think the only ones I've seen
> >> with such skinny bodies are moulded plastic. If that's 3.5mm, I
> >> think it would be very hard to assemble by hand, which the body
> >> designs suggest.
> >>
> >> Richard  
> > 3.5mm and 2.5mm plugs can be soldered all right but  
> Yes - I was trying to suggest that the plugs in the picture, if it's a
> 3.5mm plug, look a bit small in the body to be user-assembled - yet
> they clearly come apart. The ones I've soldered have bigger bodies
> relative to the actual connector. The really thin ones tend to be
> moulded.
> I'm not sure if I'm making myself clear ... it would help if the site
> actually specified what they're selling :-)

Yes, but I think the real issue in making one is that the plug is a
right-angle one, and right-angled plugs are usually pigs to fit. But
they are certainly 1/4" in the picture, the proportions are different
for the miniature versions.

No problem getting 2.5mm and 3.5mm mono or stereo rewireable plugs:

though as another poster said, they need fairly lightweight cable.


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