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5.0 out of 5 starsDurable, Very High Quality Product!
Reviewed in the United States on October 28, 2014
This is not my first experience with Cable Matters. But it is with their XLR Microphone Cables. I've only been disappointed with them once: Cable Matters Gold Plated DVI-D Cable 10 Feet, but not terribly so. You can read my review there. I was surprised at the gauge of these microphone cables themselves compared with others I've used in the past. These are a well-made, durable, and very high quality product. It certainly feels that way, holding them in the hand! The 2-Pack is great. Nice lengths too: I bought the 35 feet pair. Looks like I might be replacing some of our old cables with new ones from Cable Matters.
I ordered five 2-packs. Of the 10 cords purchased, 9 work just fine; one cord does not work at all. At roughly $18.00 per cord, a 90% success rate isn't enough for me. This product is "OK"; three stars.
These are OK mic cables: They are very flexible, but a little thicker than usual. What I had an issue with is the snap connectors on the female ends; seems the snap mechanism is cheaply made and don't work very well. I have other mic cables that work quite nicely. One of these cables I used simply would not snap and lock into place, though it did not affect the electrical performance of the cable. I would have rated it higher were it not for the issue with the female connector.