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Anonymous
November 30, 2004 10:26:31 PM

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interconnect, <100ft. perm installation in conduit.

think it'd be ok?

thnx,
c deckard
saint louis mo
Anonymous
December 1, 2004 2:00:46 PM

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mr c deckard <chrisdec@swbell.net> wrote:
>interconnect, <100ft. perm installation in conduit.
>
>think it'd be ok?

No, it's a pain to work with. Get the stranded stuff and you will
find it much easier to pull and a little bit easier to terminate.
--scott

--
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
Anonymous
December 1, 2004 6:04:15 PM

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On 30 Nov 2004 19:26:31 -0800, mr c deckard <chrisdec@swbell.net> wrote:
> interconnect, <100ft. perm installation in conduit.
>
> think it'd be ok?
>

It's solid, so won't bear with much flexing. It'll be fine to pull it
into a raceway to fixed locations, but I'd be leery of having even a
mixer fanout exposed or subject to movement.

Take a look at 8451, the stranded version.

Also, don't be afraid to call Belden. I've gotten excellent help from
them in the past.
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Anonymous
December 1, 2004 10:08:01 PM

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"Scott Dorsey" <kludge@panix.com> wrote in message
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> mr c deckard <chrisdec@swbell.net> wrote:
> >interconnect, <100ft. perm installation in conduit.
> >
> >think it'd be ok?
>
> No, it's a pain to work with. Get the stranded stuff and you will
> find it much easier to pull and a little bit easier to terminate.

Different strokes for different folks -- I've always found it *easier* to
terminate, and about the same to pull. Do watch out for flexing in fan-outs,
though.

To my mind, the only real problem with this stuff for this application is
the annoying ease with which the insulation on the internal wires melts.

Peace,
Paul
Anonymous
December 2, 2004 12:25:28 AM

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In article <P3lrd.3565$8v3.2949@trndny08>,
"U-CDK_CHARLES\\Charles" <"Charles Krug"@aol.com> wrote:

> On 30 Nov 2004 19:26:31 -0800, mr c deckard <chrisdec@swbell.net> wrote:
> > interconnect, <100ft. perm installation in conduit.
> >
> > think it'd be ok?
> >
>
> It's solid, so won't bear with much flexing. It'll be fine to pull it
> into a raceway to fixed locations, but I'd be leery of having even a
> mixer fanout exposed or subject to movement.
>
> Take a look at 8451, the stranded version.
>
> Also, don't be afraid to call Belden. I've gotten excellent help from
> them in the past.
>


Or take a look at 9451 instead. It's a quick strip, with the drain wire
outside the foil shield.
Anonymous
December 2, 2004 1:15:36 PM

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> > No, it's a pain to work with. Get the stranded stuff and you will
> > find it much easier to pull and a little bit easier to terminate.
>
> Different strokes for different folks -- I've always found it *easier* to
> terminate, and about the same to pull. Do watch out for flexing in fan-outs,
> though.

i must agree, i find working with solid wire much easier when
soldering, etc. probably because i can bend it all where i want then
just dab the solder on. the flex issue on the board is a good point,
but since this is a perm. installation (from interconnect to xlr
patchbay), it should be ok.

i'm selling the studio (!) and i don't think the new guy wants to
spring for perm inst starquad like i did, in fact, he's a better
accountant than i am, so we'll be using 8450.

thanks,
chris deckard
saint louis mo

>
> Peace,
> Paul
!