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Croak's heady cable builds
« on: February 13, 2017, 12:39:18 AM »
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Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2017, 04:17:59 PM »
Cardas AWG24*4 screened balanced for HD800 and 4 pin XLR as well as 4 pin XLR to 6.3 jack adaptor. 







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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2017, 04:30:13 PM »

Cardas AWG24*4 screened balanced with 4 pin XLR for HD600/650.










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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2017, 04:34:19 PM »
Cardas AWG24*4 screened balanced 4 pin XLR for Audeze










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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2017, 04:35:34 PM »
Mogami 4 Pin XLR balanced for HD800
















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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2017, 04:36:21 PM »
Mogami 4 pin XLR balanced for Audeze. 












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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2017, 02:10:09 PM »
Needed an extension cable for my IEM's so I'm not tethered to the HPA.

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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2017, 05:54:05 PM »
Needed an extension cable for my IEM's so I'm not tethered to the HPA.




I struggled to find a satisfactory cable mount female 3.5mm stereo socket.  I even asked some folk who make leads for the PA/pro game.   They all said they make do with cheap and cheerful. 

So I ended up making a plan with a panel mount in to my own housing. 









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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2017, 06:54:56 PM »
So I ended up making a plan with a panel mount in to my own housing.
I don't suppose you'd be impressed then if I told you I'd like another, same length, but with the 2.5mm male on the end to plug directly to iPhone/ uDSD etc?
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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2017, 07:16:46 PM »
The R&D is done.  The parts in stock and housings easy enough to make.







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« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2017, 07:31:42 PM »
Great, I'll keep an eye on my postbox :D
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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2017, 08:01:55 AM »
I don't suppose you'd be impressed then if I told you I'd like another, same length, but with the 2.5mm male on the end to plug directly to iPhone/ uDSD etc?
2.5mm or 3.5mm ... I would have guessed the latter.
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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2017, 08:04:54 AM »
2.5mm or 3.5mm ... I would have guessed the latter.
Same size as the end of any IEM, you'd know best.
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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2017, 11:55:10 AM »


Cardas AWG24X4 HD800 to balanced  4 pin XLR as well as 4 pin XLR to 6.3mm jack adaptor cable. 







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Re: Croak's heady cable builds
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2017, 08:21:35 AM »
The R&D is done.  The parts in stock and housings easy enough to make.

G, with your custom tech, would it be possible to do a 3.5mm female that immediately splits into two separate 0.3m sections terminating in a 2.5mm mono male each? (for Audioquest Nighthawk) This to attach to the 3.5mm/3.5mm cable you already made me?