Where can I get premade power cables

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Where can I get premade power cables

Post by Spivkurl » Thu May 10, 2018 7:51 am

I'm hoping to avoid making my own MTA-156 power cables for the time being, and would like to purchase several of them. I am building several more modules in the near future, and these are pretty much the only thing that I still need.

The only place I've found is blacet.com, but the site seems a bit outdated and frightening to order from. If others have found this to be worry free, then maybe I will try it.

There is also a wiggler offering them on ebay, but they will not respond to me about combining shipping. $18 for shipping six cables within CONUS is quite a rip off!

Are there any other online shops for purchasing these?

Thank you!

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Post by thermionicjunky » Thu May 10, 2018 11:07 am

Synthcube offers them but they are usually out of stock. The Blacet site may look old but there is nothing to worry about.

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Post by Spivkurl » Thu May 10, 2018 11:17 am

Thank you for the response thermionicjunky!

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Post by fracmonkey » Thu May 10, 2018 5:51 pm

Blacet also has a big cable kit with a crimper. Makes it easy and you can make the exact lengths you need.

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Post by Spivkurl » Fri May 11, 2018 6:45 am

fracmonkey wrote:Blacet also has a big cable kit with a crimper. Makes it easy and you can make the exact lengths you need.
I may at some point grab this kit, if my frac endeavors take me further than expected. At this point, I was able to get combined shipping on my requirements. Thanks for the recommendation!

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Post by charlie-dude » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:57 pm

I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html

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Post by Spivkurl » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:46 pm

charlie-dude wrote:I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html
Thank you for the input! Those are the wrong pin spacing for frac though.

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Post by JohnLRice » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:40 pm

Give Phil at Megaohm a try. He doesn't list them on his site but he is known to make them on request.
http://www.megaohmaudio.com/

He's a good guy and fine wiggler! :tu:
profile.php?mode=viewprofile&u=1046

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Post by fracmonkey » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:18 pm

Lots of choices but we have them in stock. Ships same day if you order before 10AM. 6", 9", 12", 18".

(Please don't be scared of our web site. All monsters have deleted. Its old but very fast.)

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Re: Where can I get premade power cables

Post by JohnLRice » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:56 pm

Spivkurl wrote:There is also a wiggler offering them on ebay, but they will not respond to me about combining shipping. $18 for shipping six cables within CONUS is quite a rip off!
:hmm: If it's the same seller I just found, the add states:
Shipping - Each additional item
US $3.00 - US $0.75

So it should only be $6.75 for 6 cables? :tu:

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Post by acidblue » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:39 pm

Yup that's me JohnLRice.
Spivkurl and I got it worked out.
viewtopic.php?t=200440.

Still got some cables left if anyone's interested.

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Post by Spivkurl » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:51 am

Yep, the cables I got from acidblue have been quality! No problems at all.

Loving this foray into frac! Have built a 2LFOSH, passive ring mod with VC square carrier osc, joystick module with two arcade style buttons, a mult with 2-4 sections and bananas for external interface, and a circuit bent yamaha DD3 module.

It's been an adjustment from my banana work, with the grounding and all, but very rewarding.

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Post by acidblue » Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:19 pm

This weekend 9/28 to 10/1 you can get my bus cables @Tidie for 10% off.
https://www.tindie.com/products/14966/

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Post by J3RK » Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:07 pm

I'm afraid you're going to have to get one of these :cloud:

https://www.digikey.com/catalog/en/part ... ries/23914

and this:

https://www.digikey.com/catalog/en/part ... tool/10246

Then, not only will you have an unending supply of power cables, you can make them, sell them, and charge a ridiculous amount for shipping. :party:

I'm half-joking, but as an owner of the above, (and the MTA-100 head) it's paid for itself a million times over at this point.

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Post by charlie-dude » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:00 pm

Spivkurl wrote:
charlie-dude wrote:I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html
Thank you for the input! Those are the wrong pin spacing for frac though.
Hmm strange, I use them all the time; females to hook into the males for the psup that comes with Frac; for me it works.

I probably hve 30 of these in my current setup.

For this psup for instance, .1 spacing.
https://www.paia.com/proddetail.asp?prod=9771-15&cat=44
the connector is .1 as well (you can even see that in the link).

Just for my own edification, what are you trying to do with this? there is a lot of Frac out there I don't know about. :mrgreen:

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Post by charlie-dude » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:00 pm

Spivkurl wrote:
charlie-dude wrote:I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html
Thank you for the input! Those are the wrong pin spacing for frac though.
Hmm strange, I use them all the time; females to hook into the males for the psup that comes with Frac; for me it works.

I probably hve 30 of these in my current setup.

For this psup for instance, .1 spacing.
https://www.paia.com/proddetail.asp?prod=9771-15&cat=44
the connector is .1 as well (you can even see that in the link).

Just for my own edification, what are you trying to do with this? there is a lot of Frac out there I don't know about. :mrgreen:

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Post by charlie-dude » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:01 pm

Spivkurl wrote:
charlie-dude wrote:I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html
Thank you for the input! Those are the wrong pin spacing for frac though.
Hmm strange, I use them all the time; females to hook into the males for the psup that comes with Frac; for me it works.

I probably hve 30 of these in my current setup.

For this psup for instance, .1 spacing.
https://www.paia.com/proddetail.asp?prod=9771-15&cat=44
the connector is .1 as well (you can even see that in the link).

Just for my own edification, what are you trying to do with this? there is a lot of Frac out there I don't know about. :mrgreen:

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Post by charlie-dude » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:01 pm

Spivkurl wrote:
charlie-dude wrote:I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html
Thank you for the input! Those are the wrong pin spacing for frac though.
Hmm strange, I use them all the time; females to hook into the males for the psup that comes with Frac; for me it works.

I probably hve 30 of these in my current setup.

For this psup for instance, .1 spacing.
https://www.paia.com/proddetail.asp?prod=9771-15&cat=44
the connector is .1 as well (you can even see that in the link).

Just for my own edification, what are you trying to do with this? there is a lot of Frac out there I don't know about. :mrgreen:

JohnLRice

Post by JohnLRice » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:28 pm

charlie-dude wrote:
Spivkurl wrote:
charlie-dude wrote:I use All Electronics parts for this; either solder 2 of these together, or extend with colored hookup wire and shrink.

https://www.allelectronics.com/item/con ... .10/1.html
Thank you for the input! Those are the wrong pin spacing for frac though.
Hmm strange, I use them all the time; females to hook into the males for the psup that comes with Frac; for me it works.

I probably hve 30 of these in my current setup.

For this psup for instance, .1 spacing.
https://www.paia.com/proddetail.asp?prod=9771-15&cat=44
the connector is .1 as well (you can even see that in the link).

Just for my own edification, what are you trying to do with this? there is a lot of Frac out there I don't know about. :mrgreen:
I guess it depends on what flavor of FRAC you have! (I didn't know so I Googled it) Some FRAC like PAiA and BugBrand use MTA-100 connectors while others like Blacet and Synth Tech use MTA-156.

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