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    Hi, I want to make audio cable to connect my laptop to my receiver... So... Please help me.. how can i solder 1/8 connector to 2 rca connectors...? What cable should i use? I saw various guides to solder rca-rca cable but not even 1 that shows you how to make Y cable... Can you find me this...
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    Hey, I need to solder some switchcraft xlr connectors into an already wired patchbay. The problem is, I am having a tough time getting old solder out because it is not a normal solder point but what is called a conical. It is like a spring and has no opening to get out old solder. Does anyone...
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    Hey, I have to solder some switchcraft xlr inputs for a patchby, but I noticed after cutting some wires to it that the joints to solder are not the usual solder points but are called conical. Problem is, I don't know how to get the old solder out to resolder my wires. Any suggestions? I can...
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    Hi, I'm thinking about buying a PE BASH 500W amp and changing the HPF resistors but don't have much soldering experience. The process doesn't look that hard though, especially after watching some soldering videos. What type of equipment is recommended for this type of soldering? RadioShack has...
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    Often in forums we see people complaining about the soldering not working/not fusing and often it is merely the iron they are using. The basic tool needed for soldering is the iron - how frustrating it is to work with a inferior tool here - and I have been there! Weller WLC-100 Soldering Iron •...
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    I have read the extensive guide on soldering RCA connectors by Mr Wayne. Thank you very much for the guide. I have done a fair amount of soldering on breadboards but connectors are new to me. In the guide, I see that the solder cup of the RCA connector is tinned with solder and the wire is...
  7. DIY Speakers
    Do you think this is a good idea if I solder all speaker wire ends? The straight copper is best I know, but sometimes strands come apart etc..
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    How to Solder: An Illustrated DIY Guide to Making Your Own Audio Cables Part 1: Choosing a Good-Quality Cable Part 2: Choosing a Quality RCA Connector Part 3: Assembling the Necessary Tools and Supplies Part 4: Soldering RCA Plugs Part 5: Soldering XLR and 1/4” connectors Most...
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