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post #1 of 6 Old 07-26-2011, 01:14 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi guys I wondering if any of you know how to make this type of cable.
I've gotten that same cable 3 times from monoprice but it keeps failing on me in the exact same way!! one of the channels eventually starts cracking and then goes off...
So I was thinking of buying a thicker cable somewhere else or just making one myself..

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it keeps failing on me in the exact same way!! one of the channels eventually starts cracking and then goes off...

Maybe it's the female connector?
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You can make your own .. you'll need some decent quality 2 conductor shielded cable .. and the two connectors, but honestly I think you could do it cheaper by just buying a higher quality cable like this one . Those cheap cables always seem to fail at some point and we no longer use them in any install, its not worth the call back headache and expense, so buying a better cable from the start tends to cost us less.
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You can make your own .. you'll need some decent quality 2 conductor shielded cable .. and the two connectors, but honestly I think you could do it cheaper by just buying a higher quality cable like this one . Those cheap cables always seem to fail at some point and we no longer use them in any install, its not worth the call back headache and expense, so buying a better cable from the start tends to cost us less.

Sweet!
Look mi sofa is around 14ft from the receiver, a straight shot nothing on the way and nothing pinching the cable..and I do not move as Im using it..I just use it to extend the cable of my headphones while I play video games at night that's all. Is that place reliable to buy from?
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Sweet!
Is that place reliable to buy from?

I think so .. we use a lot of their product and quality has never been a issue
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cables fail often in mobile applications because you are always twisting, bending, stressing it, but if a fixed cable fail u multiple times... something else is wrong.

Solution: FREE. Explanation: I will have to charge$ you.

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