who makes the best cable holder thingy?

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who makes the best cable holder thingy?

Post by kat » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:03 pm

i want to stop the cable madness lol what kind of cable holder should i get? i have like 100 or so cables sitting on the desk next to my synth and want to clean things up.

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Post by abelovesfun » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:33 pm

I just use humble c-clamps. Clamp them somewhere and now you have a loop. Put your cables in the loop. I have three clamps right now. One for long cables, one for short, and one for 1/8" and 1/8" to 1/4."
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Post by mritenburg » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:49 pm

I prefer Pomona

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Post by Paranormal Patroler » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:52 pm

Just start buying Ladik, he'll give you a hanger with each order :tu:
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Post by Doublecoolbossman » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:53 pm

Second on Pomona and Ladik. I keep my shorties on the Ladik and the long ones on the Pomona. Don't ask why. :help:

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Post by kat » Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:25 pm

why did this get moved? i asked the eurorack forum because its about eurorack cables lol

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Post by Electronicvibes » Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:21 am

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The one from Koma Elektronik does a great job

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Post by z3r01 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:37 am

Synthrotek has two types of cable holders on offer. This one has 27 slots (5 cables per slot), and can be mounted on a mic stand:

http://store.synthrotek.com/Cable-Holder-27_p_584.html

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Post by billyk419 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:45 am

z3r01 wrote:Synthrotek has two types of cable holders on offer. This one has 27 slots (5 cables per slot), and can be mounted on a mic stand:

http://store.synthrotek.com/Cable-Holder-27_p_584.html
Just bought one at Knobcon. Really digging it so far.

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Post by sduck » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:03 am

kat wrote:why did this get moved? i asked the eurorack forum because its about eurorack cables lol
Cables r cables - euro, bananas and 1/4" ones all fit in the same slots. I use a bunch of those pomona ones pictured above with all 3 coexisting nicely.

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Post by casiopia » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:20 am

There is product called 'slotted conduit' you can buy from electrical wholesalers that with a minimum of fuss can be used as cable holders. Electrician friend game me some and it works great, it's plastic, cut it to any length, attach to wall etc. i get two or three euro cables in each slot.

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Post by Joe. » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:58 am

I use Child-size shoe boxes.

My cables dont collect dust when they're not in use, and they transportable.

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Post by davidh » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:29 am

Pomona Electronics 1508/POM

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Post by Matthias » Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:03 am

recommend to diy: cable stand

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Post by Donderdag » Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:33 am

sduck wrote:
kat wrote:why did this get moved? i asked the eurorack forum because its about eurorack cables lol
Cables r cables - euro, bananas and 1/4" ones all fit in the same slots. I use a bunch of those pomona ones pictured above with all 3 coexisting nicely.

(I didn't move it btw)
Is this true? I've got a Pomona cable holder for my bananas but my Doepfer euro cables don't fit :despair:
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Post by sduck » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:18 am

Donderdag wrote:
sduck wrote:
kat wrote:why did this get moved? i asked the eurorack forum because its about eurorack cables lol
Cables r cables - euro, bananas and 1/4" ones all fit in the same slots. I use a bunch of those pomona ones pictured above with all 3 coexisting nicely.

(I didn't move it btw)
Is this true? I've got a Pomona cable holder for my bananas but my Doepfer euro cables don't fit :despair:
Yes and no. While it works here, there's a ton of variations in cable styles, and I think there are actually 2, maybe 3 sizes of the pomona holders, so my assertion may be askew somewhat. So, cables r cables (not)²
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Post by Chrutil » Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:08 pm

sduck wrote:Yes and no. While it works here, there's a ton of variations in cable styles, and I think there are actually 2,
maybe 3 sizes of the pomona holders, so my assertion may be askew somewhat. So, cables r cables (not)²
I have a couple of pomona holders for my dotcom cables (not sure what model/size) but also use one side of it to hold my TTSH 3.5mm cables.
The first set of cheap cables I got for the TTSH works fine in the pomona holder,
but then I got a second set of higher quality 3.5mm cables and while the cable itself is thicker, the plug is actually thinner so it slides through the pomona holder.
I guess what one can learn from that is that whatever works, works.
and sometimes it doesn't.

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Post by D Beau » Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:38 pm

Those molded hands the Muff Wiggler shop used to sell are by far the coolest cable holders ever made. Regret not snagging one when they were still available, but hey I had modules to buy.

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Post by VinceL » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:27 pm

The cable tree that I built using an old lighting stand uses 5 Pomona cable holders. It holds about 300 1/4 inch cables in lengths from 6 inches to 6 feet.

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Post by monads » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:34 am

mritenburg wrote:I prefer Pomona
davidh wrote:Pomona Electronics 1508/POM
Yup, Pomona is the one! :sb:

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Post by timmcg » Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:46 pm

I agree with all those who are for Pomona. :tu:
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Post by merchant » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:20 pm

Small, portable...

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Post by sebvgt » Fri Nov 18, 2016 4:59 am

Electronicvibes wrote:Image

The one from Koma Elektronik does a great job

+1 koma! love mine!

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Post by richardisabelle » Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:39 am

merchant wrote:Small, portable...
This is perfect for me. Where can I get one?

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Nevermind, found on Amazon; headphone holders.

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