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D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable  20 Foot

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Planet Waves' gold-plated 1/4" straight instrument cable has near-perfect frequency response, double-insulated/double-shield coverage, and low triboe...Read More

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Superior conductivity, and durability Solid, static-free connection with virtually every standard jack manufactured.

Planet Waves' gold-plated 1/4" straight instrument cable has near-perfect frequency response, double-insulated/double-shield coverage, and low triboelectric (handling noise). The plug is soldered, covered with an internal copper shield tube, and then over-molded, first with a rigid PVC to encapsulate the solder joints, and then with a flexible polymer for unprecedented strain relief. This virtually indestructible construction is so tough, so durable, that it carries a limited lifetime warranty.

FEATURES
  • Static-free connection
  • Near-perfect frequency response
  • 3-layer plug connection coverage

Order today and hear the difference when you plug in with a Planet Waves. This is your instrument's lifeline to the rest of the world. Make it a good one. Put it in the cart.

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D'Addario Planet WavesGold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable
 
3.9

(based on 58 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (6)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Improves sound (4)
  • Functional (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (4)
    • Concerts (4)
    • Practicing (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6), Professional musician (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Better than the custom series...

    I used the custom series with the compression springs for years, but decided to try the custom pro line. I bought this cable and compared it back and forth with my custom series PW...Read complete review

    I used the custom series with the compression springs for years, but decided to try the custom pro line. I bought this cable and compared it back and forth with my custom series PW cable. There were less "artifacts" in the sound. Seemed like there was extra hiss and distortion in the Custom pro. The Custom Pro also seemed to have more mids present. Overall, I think this is the best cable PW makes and one of the better store bought ones you can get.I have used PW cables for years, but I think there is better out there. After talking to many people and reading many reviews, I think I am going to go with Canare cables. I will compare them to the Custom Pro line, but I have a feeling there will be an improvement, and for a cheaper price as well.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Poor cables add noise

    Bought four of these cables a while back for my pedalboard snake.

    -> Wireless Run
    -> FX Send
    -> FX Return
    -> Amp inRead complete review

    Bought four of these cables a while back for my pedalboard snake.

    -> Wireless Run
    -> FX Send
    -> FX Return
    -> Amp in

    Using the planet waves cables, extra noise was introduced into my chain- both static and when clicking on pedals. When I switched out the planet waves cables with some old monster gold cables, the noise disappeared in both instances. The only thing that changed was the planet waves cables to monster cables.

    Anyways, I would NOT recommend these cables to anyone- they're noisy, which is inexcusable for any musician, pro or novice.

    Reviewed by 58 customers

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    5.0

    Excellent Cable

    By shuriken4

    from AL

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Home Or Stage
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

      It will improve teh sound from your amp I was very impressed way better than other prestige brands.

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      5.0

      Great Cable

      By Cmor2001

      from St. Petersburg, FL

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

          Very well made

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Poor cables add noise

          By Ben

          from KC, KS

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

            Cons

            • Not Functional
            • Poor Quality

            Best Uses

              Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

              Bought four of these cables a while back for my pedalboard snake.

              -> Wireless Run
              -> FX Send
              -> FX Return
              -> Amp in

              Using the planet waves cables, extra noise was introduced into my chain- both static and when clicking on pedals. When I switched out the planet waves cables with some old monster gold cables, the noise disappeared in both instances. The only thing that changed was the planet waves cables to monster cables.

              Anyways, I would NOT recommend these cables to anyone- they're noisy, which is inexcusable for any musician, pro or novice.

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              5.0

              Solid Cable for the Money

              By marker

              from Muskegon, MI

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Pliable
              • Reasonably Priced
              • Well Contstructed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup

                Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                I bought this as a spare for my bass rig for gigs. It is identical to my other cables. Just plug it in and go...

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                5.0

                GOLD-PLATED STRAIGHT INSTRUMENT CABLE

                By Crazy Dave

                from Va Beach, Va

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                  Very Nice Product..

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best Cord For The Money

                  By KCRoxx

                  from KC

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                    In the past I've used Monster cords. This cord is much more durable. I'm still using the original purchase, and would have went through 2-3 monster cords by now. Bought this one as a backup just to be safe. I guess I'm just gun shy after using Monster cords!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best I've used

                    By GUITARGEAR

                    from KANSAS

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Tough

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                      I put them through a lot every week. The last time I bought these was 4 years ago... longer than any other cables have lasted for me. Clubs, fairgrounds, booze, dirt, good intentioned helpers wrapping them too tight, etc. They took all the abuse and lasted longer than I thought they would.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Causes amp to pick up RF signal

                      By Free hat

                      from Tulsa, OK

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Picks Up Rf Signal
                        • Tangles

                        Best Uses

                        • Turn Amp Into Radio

                        Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                        This cable causes my amps to transmit an AM radio signal. It gets much worse when an overdrive or fuzz pedal is engaged, but the signal is still there if I plug straight into the amp from the guitar. I am very displeased given the price.

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                        5.0

                        Totally recommend this!!

                        By Liz

                        from Canton, NY

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality
                        • Heavy Duty
                        • Improves Sound
                        • Sounds great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                            Fantastic cable, I love it!

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                            4.0

                            Reliable and Tough

                            By John

                            from Illinois

                            Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Gold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable:

                            Bought one a couple years back. Only cut out on me when my actual guitar jack was acting up. Thick cord, easy to untangle when you throw it all over the place. Not too expensive. Mine's been trampled before while rehearsing and the signal stayed strong for the most part. I would definitely buy another one, if for no other reason than some other cables are so expensive. Good quality for the money, no doubt about it.

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