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MF MD HG Exclusives 09-19-14

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

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Overview
  • Static-free connection
  • Near-perfect frequency response
  • 3-layer plug connection coverage
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $24.99 - $49.99
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    up to - $20.30
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  • New Starting At:
    $1405
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Planet Waves

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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Planet WavesGold-Plated 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable
 
3.8

(based on 56 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (3)
    • Concerts (3)
    • Practicing (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (5)

    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 56 customers

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    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 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 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 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 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!

              Comment on this review

              (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 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 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 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 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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                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      twisted and useless

                      By Gray Whaley

                      from southern illinois

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

                      see quality
                      I bought two of these 10' and use them live 1-2 times per week. I really liked the cord, which is why I bought another as a back-up and/or use with my acoustic. After six months, the main one became so twisted that it looks like it was designed with a braid. My back-up is starting to show the same problem. I think the culprit is the shielding, which apparently can't handle people like me who move on stage. The rating is because of the cost. If I had bought a cheap cord, shame on me, but I spent the extra bucks and got stuck anyway.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      One Year Old And Still Jammin!

                      By Old Picker

                      from Kilgore, Texas

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

                      I bought two of these cables over a year ago and they both still work fine for me.Now I have not tried pulling my amps across the stage with them, played tug-o-war with my buds, or threw them in pile and walked on them but they do get used.So far I have received the same service from these cables as I have from ones costing two and three times as much.I'm happy with them!

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