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XLR Cable Suggestion

Blumlein 88

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Canare, Mogami and Belden would be the top choices. I think Blue jeans will build cables using any of those. You can get custom length if it matters. All those are going to sound the same.
 

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I bought Blue Jeans AES cables for my 8Cs about a year ago. At that time, they did not offer Mogami.

But everything Blue Jeans offers is fine and will not be the weak link in your system...
 

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Mogami is/was Japanese. Now a division of Marshall Electronics, Torrance, California

Canare - Japanese founding, multinational now

BlueJeans is in Seattle, is/was a Mom and Pop shop.

Belden is headquartered in St. Louis and is a multinational.
 
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I am confused about this...

low-capacitance, high-flex cable vs. Higher noise rejection, but with higher capacitance

What's the difference?
 

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Unless you have a very high impedance source or very long lengths nothing will be different in a way that matters. High flexibility is nice.
 

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As long as the cable is competently designed, it will not matter at that length. I'd go cheap.
 

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I'm thinking about getting a new setup sometime in the future with XLR interconnects. All my research points at getting some Mogami Neglex 2534 and soldering on Neutrik plugs. Should be bullet proof in terms of technical and mechanical excellence. Those Mogami Gold looks like a non- DIY version of that, so I guess I have no problem recommending them despite not having any practical experience.
 
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Mogami TRS-XLRM
From the manufacturer : "This balanced patch cable with gold-pin/black body ¼"" TRS and male XLR connectors is a popular choice for powered speakers. Mogami Gold TRS-XLRM uses Neglex Studio Quad cabling, legendary for clarity and freedom from noise/RF interference. Neglex type Quad cables are designed for the highest quality recording applications where maximum definition is critical."
 

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Does anyone have the Amazon Basics cables? How are the connectors? I have purchased cheap cables and trashed them due to lousy connectors, about my only concern. Whilst any of the other choices are great, I usually purchase ProCo cables from Sweetwater Sound -- good quality, good connectors, little cheaper than Canare or Mogami. Will not buy Hosa again.
 
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