Effects cables, featuredhome, guitar cables, lava cable, patch cables, pedalboard wiring, solderless patch cables, solderless plugs, tightrope. Our cables have been honored by every major publication in the music industry and continue to win numerous awards. With a multitude of cables and kits, such as their popular retro coil cable or any one of their numerous pedal. Sure, this is more or less noticeable in some cables compared to others, but. Just after forming lava cable, mark deployed to afghanistan with a u. If youre into more of a retro vibe, the lava retro coil 20 foot instrument cable straightright angle is a total blast from the past, with a cool, head turning coil design. Each of these cables are made to highest standards possible using the best 4% silver solder, plugs and cable. Cable patch kits allow you to make your own custom sizes. The big names like whirlwind, planet waves, george ls, hosa technology and its subsidiary, zaolla silverline, mogami, and more have rolled out new cable lines or introduced significant. The kit includes 10 plugs, 10 feet of cable and a convenient stripping tool. Now you can have that clean, clear sound that you have heard on countless recordings.
Evidence audios sis patch cables use their acclaimed monorail audio. The ftt kit is a bit more coin, but seems to be easier in assembly than the ea sis. The big names like whirlwind, planet waves, george ls, hosa technology and its subsidiary, zaolla silverline, mogami, and more have rolled out new cable lines or introduced significant upgrades in the past year, while young companies and recent mergers like lava cable, rapcohorizon, and the austinbased upstart asterope continue to keep. High quality thin profile custom switchcraft plugs on usa made lava wire. George l s when it comes to gear, tone connoisseur and virtuoso eric johnson ej knows his stuff, and him using george l s is a big deal. Product title lava instrument cable straight to right angle 15 ft. Lava 6inch mini ultramafic purple pedal patch cable buyanalogman. Is it worth it to drop the 80 dollars on them or just go with che. I do keep some george ls in my guitar tool kit just in case a patch cable goes out because they are so fast to assemble. Im building a new pedalboard around a boss es5 and need a lot of patch cables. With a multitude of cables and kits, such as their popular retro coil cable or any one of their numerous pedal board kits, they want to fulfill every one of your cable needs. Lava cable has designed a revolutionary diy soldered plug to match the lava mini elc cable.
This new modified lava plug features the close profile of the current lava plug but is designed for our new tightrope solid core cable. My pedalboard is growing and i need to make more cables. I was considering going the george l lava route but i still have plenty of 2524 left to wire everything up and then some. I loved my george ls, super easy to assemble, but over time i kept having grounding.
Dec 19, 2009 i was looking on the lava cable website and i saw that they carried different manufacturers of cable. Hosa technologys elite series model hovers around 21 pf, which theoretically places it in the sonic ballpark of george ls. Push the cable into the plug and when you seat the core, rotate the plug about 1012 full revolutions straight plug only. Lava piston vs lava tightrope assembly comparison youtube. Crap cables vs good cables yes, but not good cables vs good cables. A friend of mine got happy using my patch cables untill he heard lyric hg. Until today, id figured mogami or canare would be the ideal cable not talking about the connectors, just the cable itself.
Lava cable lava cable blue demon guitar cable 2xangled plug. Lava cable introduces lava soar cable premier guitar. The evo cable also works great with george ls plugs right angle and straight. Lets see how free the tone plugs compare to the standard george ls. I know a lot people on forums talk smack about solderless cables. All items besttronics cable cables ebs ernie ball evidence audio george l s insert instrument cable klotz lava cable loom midi mono new parts patch cables reverbsyncshippingprofile. Feb 17, 2008 just buy some quality cable with neutrik or switchcraft connectors or make your own from those parts and be done with it.
Due to tight tolerances in our plugs we dont recommend using evo plugs with george ls cable. And i felt my highs werent there, and it was only one 12 foot cable swapped out the cable for a cheap no name cable, and the problem was mostly fixed. Im torn between getting the evidence audio sis solderless patch cable kit or the free the tone solderless kit. Ive been using them since they first came out and i havent had a single one fail on me. Never tried george ls but i was doing the custom lava thing for a while. The cables, if viewed on line, would appear to be very similar, but we found that they are not the same. Ive used both the lava tightrope and george l kits, and in my experience every george l cable. Lava cables, patch cables, solderfree and soldered pedal kits. If you have any questions about any of our products of services please use the form below, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. The ultimate kit includes 10 of cable and 20 ra solderfree plugs. The monster rock cable, in comparison to the mogami, sounded a little muddier and a little bit hollowish, as if there was some slight phasing issue.
Ive used both the lava tightrope and george l kits, and in my experience every george l cable i made worked correctly the first time. Lava cable builds sleek, durable, quality cables that are built to last a lifetime. Analog man carries the lava 12inch pancake plug pedal patch cable. This new solid core patch cable is an upgrade to lava s current mini soar cable.
Lava cable tightrope ultimate solderfree pedalboard kit. They pretty much have a solid rep and high regard among those. Analog man carries the lava ultramafic 6inch pancake plug pedal patch cable. All items besttronics cable cables ebs ernie ball evidence audio george ls insert instrument cable klotz lava cable loom midi mono new. George ls are better than most cheap kits, but not better than lava mini elc. Excited about getting his business up and running, he took a roll of canare gs6 into combat with him, making cables for his fellow soldiers and the local morale, welfare and recreation center in his offtime. George l s are better than most cheap kits, but not better than lava mini elc. Why soldered patch cables are better than solderless youtube. Just buy some quality cable with neutrik or switchcraft connectors or make your own from those parts and be done with it.
But a knowledgeable salesman at my local guitar store suggested i also consider george l cable. Discussion in the tone zone started by jokkeboogie, dec 27. Fayetteville, nc july 8, 2010 the lava soar is lava cables official entry into the highend guitar cable category. Lets see how free the tone plugs compare to the standard george l. By january 2006, mark added 12 more brands of cable to his line up bringing more than 80% of the worlds instrument cable designs into his shop, making lava cable unique among cable. A cable used to split a signal into two parts or combine two signals into one.
In correspondence and discussions, you explained that lava cable mistakenly made misleading made in usa claims for the tightrope patch cable kit. Along with other artists, ej helped this small scale guitar cable maker gain reach a wider audience, eventually making them one of the most sought after guitar cable brands. When talking about quality cables, i cant find any tonal differences between them. This new modified lava plug features the close profile of the current lava plug but is. Durable cables are easily overlooked for their role in your sound, but without them, youre probably not going to get very far.
Till i had to start redoing every patch on my board a few times a year after that first year i was using them. George l s guitar cable definately has more high end than planet waves and any other guitar cable i have used. Example of a low profile literally and figuratively patch cable terminated with an sps4bk and an sp400bk size comparison between various soldered and solderless connectors. Available with nos mullard transistors, tropical fish capacitors, etc for the ultimate in vintage tones. Guitar cable shoot out evidence audio vs george l vs.
The analog man sun bender mkiii mkiv custom built fuzz pedal. Todays video talks about, in my opinion, the best patch cables money can buy for your guitar effects pedals. Kirlin youtube guitar cable length why size matters duration. They pretty much have a solid rep and high regard among those who have tried them. Analog man will assemble your gls, lava, or soldered or solderless cables for you. George ls when it comes to gear, tone connoisseur and virtuoso eric johnson ej knows his stuff, and him using george ls is a big deal. Ive used just about every other set of solderless patch kits out there, from george ls to lava to bullet etc. George l s are ok, if you dont switch out pedals very often. Lava brand cable love this neutral sounding cable and they are cheap. I had so many failures with them and im a home player. Guitars united 11700 san jose blvd suite 11 jacksonville.
If you have trouble pushing the cable into the plug, dont twist the shield as much. I typically use the george l s for any critical recording of guitar and bass. Mar 01, 2015 ive used just about every other set of solderless patch kits out there, from george ls to lava to bullet etc. I have narrowed it down to three for my boards patch cables. Apr 11, 2016 i do keep some george ls in my guitar tool kit just in case a patch cable goes out because they are so fast to assemble. Guitar cable shoot out evidence audio vs george l vs planet waves. The best guitar effects patch cables george ls youtube.
George ls guitar cable definately has more high end than planet waves and any other guitar cable i have used. To be fair in an answer, we purchased vox and lava and performed a series of tests listening, construction, and physical comparisons. We are grateful to the worlds top musicians and studios for using george l s products. Currently, my board is wired up with 2524 mogami cable and gls pancake plugs. The mogami cable sounded balanced and had nice weight without being muddy. Just make sure to make them correctly and have a signal path flowing with a multimeter. The same holds true for mogamis platinum series, but as mogami cable is sometimes considered the cadillac or perhaps more aptly, the lexus lfa of premium guitar cables. I accidentally forgot a 15 foot cable at my house once, and the one of the spares was a 12 foot monster rock.
This is the later threetransistor tone bender circuit with tone knob. Assembly speed comparison for compact rightangle tghtrope and piston lava cable plugs official russian reseller. I was looking on the lava cable website and i saw that they carried different manufacturers of cable. Im super late to this, but came across it as i was just looking for something to replace my george ls. Personally i dont see any reason to spend 70100 for a 4. The term y cable is used, because the cable is like and looks like the letter y, with two parts joined.1297 1378 665 1477 803 611 117 508 1010 1358 914 150 184 1146 532 931 683 1300 1182 1662 470 173 1020 546 1438 895 983 1341 191 921 1090 1417 185 1106 579 1265 701 1452 549 384 1421