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Old 4th October 2017
  #44
Lives for gear
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Originally Posted by Lumbergh View Post
Falls under the category of a little knowledge is a dangerous/useless thing. One bead over a screened cable will do nothing useful in the audio bandwidth, wrapping each (both) signal conductors around a bead many times will have an effect on RF (which the screen already deals with) and will also create an inductor in circuit. You dont want more inductance in a mic cable carrying a tiny signal.
So we might say this is a form of reptile lubricant.
If it worked at all on mic cables, I would think that the boutique cable companies would build the bump into their cables and charge you an extra $25 per cable. Anyone who has paid extra for “directional cables” would stand in line for this.

Last edited by Bushman; 4th October 2017 at 12:07 AM.. Reason: Extra extra word word.