Become a Site Supporter and Never see Ads again!

Author Topic: DIY 2-Channel Snake on the cheap  (Read 187 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline voltronic

  • Trade Count: (34)
  • Needs to get out more...
  • *****
  • Posts: 3621
DIY 2-Channel Snake on the cheap
« on: September 18, 2022, 04:09:34 PM »
A friend I sing with is just getting into concert recording, having recently scored a Zoom F3 and a pair of gently used C414s. He was going to buy a set of cables, but I told him I would build him a good 2-channel snake for a lot less money than he would pay for a completed one of comparable quality.

Usually I use Mogami W2930 for this, but a member on GS Remote alerted me that Redco TGS-02 is pretty much the same stuff but made in a USA plant and is much cheaper. The specs are nearly identical, so I bought 30 ft of it.

Compared to the Mogami, the Redco TGS is very slightly stiffer. The outer jacket feels tougher, as does the inner jacket of the individual channels. Redco uses polyester fiber fill between channels in place of Mogami's cotton strings. The actual conductors appear to be exactly the same.

Overall, I would say the quality is the same as Mogami for half the price. I plan to use the Redco TGS for these kinds of cables in the future.
DPA 4061 ~ Line Audio CM3 ~ Naiant X-Q ~ AT 853  |  Naiant PFAs ~ Shure FP24  |  Zoom F6 ~ Sony PCM-M10
MOTU M2 ~ KRK Rokit RP5 ~ Sennheiser HD 650 ~ Etymotic ER4XR  |  iZotope RX ~ Reaper ~ foobar2000 (SoX linear)


Team Line Audio

 

RSS | Mobile
Page created in 0.022 seconds with 24 queries.
© 2002-2022 Taperssection.com
Powered by SMF