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DIY multicore for studio
      #987962 - 17/05/12 10:29 AM
Can anyone recommend a supplier of parts for a DIY multicore? It only needs to be a few feet long to go from the desk in the control room, through the wall into the live room. Stage box on live room end, XLRs on t'other. I can't find any 24/4 snakes that short online so I'm thinking of making one up instead. Also, any thoughts on material for making the hole in the wall air-tight once the cable is in place?

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Re: DIY multicore for studio new [Re: punkomatic78]
      #987972 - 17/05/12 11:26 AM
VDC ( will make up any configuration for you if you want to save yourself a lot of soldering! Alternatively Studiospares have all the bits you will need. I have used the Sommer multicore cable and its pretty decent for the price.

In terms of filling the hole you could just mortar it in. Or use a flexible sealant if the gaps are minimal.


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Re: DIY multicore for studio new [Re: Geoff Westgate]
      #987975 - 17/05/12 11:47 AM
Thanks Geoff, that's the info I was after!

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Re: DIY multicore for studio new [Re: punkomatic78]
      #988061 - 17/05/12 07:35 PM
Also, Farnell sell some Van Damme multiple-pair and all the connectors you might need.

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