Mini Plug Question

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by the tourist, Sep 11, 2015.

  1. the tourist

    the tourist Member

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    Why don't any of the standard patch cable companies make a cable using a mini plug like the ones Lava cable has in their solder free kits? I can't seem to find any.

    I've got a bunch of pancake jack cables for my board but the plugs on those are then too close together when outputs/inputs on the pedal are close to external tap tempo input jacks. With some of the mini-plug cables of varying lengths (3", 6", 12", and 18" - standard sizes), I could fit those pedals much closer together and add a couple pedal slots to my board.

    And before a bunch of people suggest soldering my own or using solderless: I don't have the time nor inclination to purchase soldering equipment and learn to solder. Working 50 hours a week and caring for a newborn barely affords me the time to play, much less take on special learning projects. And as for the solderless, I seem to hear about them failing at the worst possible time....
     
  2. turtleheadblues

    turtleheadblues Senior Member

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    We actually offer our mini soldered patch cables premade.
     
  3. SirGilmour

    SirGilmour Member

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    :idea
     
  4. Thor

    Thor Member

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    Trust me on this one - go with the pre-made cables. Lava makes great cables, but the solderless kits can be mind-numbingly frustrating......
     
  5. Black_Label

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    I'm eagerly awaiting the day that George L's starts making trs cables. Getting sized trs is always a problem for every board I've ever made.
     

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