Finest cable on the planet, for recording only

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by alanfc, Dec 3, 2005.


  1. alanfc

    alanfc Member

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    !!

    hi,
    I'm looking for the Finest guitar cable on the planet, for recording only.

    I'm not to obsessive about live tone but for recording,

    The Finest guitar cable on the planet, regardless of cost, would be : _______

    if not a brand, perhaps what material/wire is so desirable and why.. I'm looking at 6 feet to 10 feet max.

    Ideally one I won't have to make myself too :rolleyes:

    Thank You ! :cool:
     
  2. CitizenCain

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    Lots of kudos here for the Evidence Audio cable line.

    Bayou Audio makes some great cables using quality parts for a very reasonable cost.
     
  3. riverastoasters

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    Get some Canare GS6 cable and put Switchcraft ends on it.
     
  4. big mike

    big mike Fixed Bias Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll second that.
     
  5. RSRD

    RSRD Member

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    I've heard people say great things about Mogami. Anyone use them?

    Thomas
     
  6. Killa-B

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    Klotz, no question.
     
  7. Boogs

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    I have both a Bayou (who uses Canare GS6 cable) 18ft'er and a Mogamo 18ft'er, and the Bayou/Canare cable is very noticeably better. I would be very surprised if cables got significantly better than what Bayou puts together...
     
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    cocheese Supporting Member

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    I've got some Sabre Cables which are mogami wire with neutrik ends. Had em for probably 7 years now. Never a problem, sound GREAT!

    I also have some Bayou Cables 90 degree effects patch cables. They really made a huge difference over the George L's that I had been using. Tone is much more robust now. Two thumbs up!
     
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  11. Wayne

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    A thumbs up for the Klotz cables.

    Wayne
     
  12. drbob1

    drbob1 Silver Supporting Member

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    You may or may not be impressed by A/B tests, but Vintage Guitar magazine did a monster (no pun) cable comparo about 1 1/2 years ago. The bottom line was that NO cable was best. Each one had something it excelled at. I think you'll find the same thing here-lot's of people use George L for pedalboards because it's flexible, and easily custom fitted, but don't like it for the guitar to amp lead because it emphasizes treble. Other cables might be good to tame a bright guitar or for high gain leads or whatever. The cables all mentioned are definitely decent cables but none (even the $400 stuff) stand head and shoulders over the others. Try and find the review and match the cable you need to the application you want (or get a few for different uses).
     
  13. GuitarNorton

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    I can never find the guitar cables at that site?:rolleyes:
     
  14. PLAYLOUD

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    One of the high end companies has a cable for $30k. I believe its a 20'
     
  15. alanfc

    alanfc Member

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    thanks guys

    for those of you that have Bayou,
    how do you decide which connectors?
    For me it would be 2 straight

    from this page
    http://bayoucables.com/order.htm

    /edit/
    can't get the link to get inside to the connectors pictures,
    you get there by picking a cable color then the connectors page pops up:)

    thanks if you have any tips
     
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    ButchR Komet Player Gold Supporting Member

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    I'll say it again, Klotz!:)
     
  19. pete kanaras

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    Klotz or Zaolla, if you can find Zaolla anymore. Zaolla ends are truly terrible though (no strain relief whatsoever, like Monster cable). so, not for live use at all. Zaolla will wrap around your leg like an anaconda as well. i have their guitar and mic cables. it IS a very nice sounding cable for studio use however; very even and full sounding with sweet highs and no recessed mids, as with Mogami. i would also see what Cardas has available for guitar use; excellent company and products
     
  20. 57special

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    I've not played evertthing, but VDH Integrated hybrid is my fav in MOST , but not all applications. My did take quite a while to burn in-
     

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