1/8 to 1/4 cables

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1/8 to 1/4 cables

Post by ritchiedrums » Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:16 pm

Can't find a thread. Please direct me if this is already being discussed. Looking to purchase 1/4" to 1/8" cables, various lengths. Good quality at a nice price............. :help:

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Post by panda30y » Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:35 am

Would probably be better suited to have this moved into modular synth general discussion.

Though I'm unsure of where the best place to purchase would be, I usually use a simple adapter or I have a personally customized cable I make myself. I know it doesn't help too much though... :despair:

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Post by Babaluma » Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:38 am

me too, i use adaptors or make my own.

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Post by rezzn8r » Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:07 am

There was some talk that ai was going to do a run of these
viewtopic.php?t=9529
But after checking the website I think he may have decided to go the adaptor route.
There is also this thread
viewtopic.php?t=12129

I use a 1U metalbox 1/4->1/8 adaptor panel I bought from Consumed. :love:
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Post by Tronman » Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:16 am

Fair prices here: http://www.jacksmusicfactory.com/

...or how about one of these?

http://www.synthesizers.com/q122.html

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Post by theabsent » Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:44 am

Anyone using these adapters
http://www.adinfinitummusic.com/UM410P.html
with doepfer cables?

Tight connection?
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Post by ritchiedrums » Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:56 am

I found another thread here and found http://www.markertek.com/ to be the best deal! Thanx Everybody!!

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Post by xart » Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:23 pm

ritchiedrums wrote:I found another thread here and found http://www.markertek.com/ to be the best deal! Thanx Everybody!!
I ordered a fist-full from markertek and I love them. Use them as my main outs of the euro into the Behringer! :tu:

http://www.markertek.com/Cables-Connect ... tml?SP-M-6

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Post by theabsent » Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:52 am

theabsent wrote:Anyone using these adapters
http://www.adinfinitummusic.com/UM410P.html
with doepfer cables?

Tight connection?
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Post by dequalsrxt » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:24 pm

whatever you do, don't buy the 1/4" stereo to 1/8" monos from the rat shack. that shit won't work.

i accidentally bought some 'cuz i needed them in a pinch, they weren't much more than adaptors - but i wasn't paying attention (surprise surprise)and didn't notice the stereo to mono part. Frustrastion ensued.

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Post by Suburban Bather » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:57 pm

I use 1/8" mono female to 1/4" mono male adapters from Ratshack. They do what they're supposed to :tu: I had to go to two different stores to get nine adapters and I can't find them on their website :bang: I hope they have not been discontinued. If so, its super easy to DIY your own cables. Plus, its a good way to learn to soldier.
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Post by slovo » Sun Apr 04, 2010 12:06 am

Whenever I see stuff like this come up, I think about whether I should offer my assistance..? I live in Hong Kong, and there are a number of shops that do pretty cheap custom cable work here. So a custom length mogami or canare cable, any color, with your choice of neutriks is... I forget, less than $30 US (and up for long lengths of course). Trouble is, then there's shipping, and whatever other hassles, so it might not be the best deal, especially for people living in Happy Internet Lands. But if someone lives in a place where such things are inconvenient, or if anyone wanted to put together a big custom order, prices would surely drop, and shipping become proportionally cheaper. They do quality work, usually in about 24 hours. Anyway it would be a slight hassle for me (but maybe I could benefit from throwing my next order in with someone else's?), so I'm not invested in it, but let me know if it interests anyone and I can get exact prices for exact cable models and lengths.

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Post by Tubeampguy » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:30 am

I make my own 3.5mm to 1/4 cables.
But I also buy from here http://www.calradstore.com/35-536.html This female 3.5mm to 1/4 male fits most of my conversion needs.
I really like these too http://www.calradstore.com/35-544.html :chug:
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Post by boinggg » Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:35 am

i buy my adapters from monoprice. cheap, cheap.

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Post by Backroads » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:27 pm

Radioshack has 6 ft versions for about $5 each. Ive been using them for well over a year with no problems. Hosa cables don't seem to transmit CV/Gate though?

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Post by MindMachine » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:48 pm

Markertek - they are grey molded and good quiality. Cheapest around. I have some 10 footers in the BST for less/about 50% of new.

I use those for grey and Radio Shack for black.

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Post by cat6batch » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:48 am

Backroads wrote:Radioshack has 6 ft versions for about $5 each. Ive been using them for well over a year with no problems. Hosa cables don't seem to transmit CV/Gate though?
I use Hosa cables for 1/8 to 1/4 and they work great, I have 30 of them and haven't had a problem with one. :sadbanana:

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Post by transistor logic » Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:26 pm

the code for the HOSA wire is :
cmp-310 for ten foot
cmp-303 for 3 foot

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