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Old 13th Aug 2019, 1:58 am   #1
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Default Tonearm wire

Hi Can anyone suggest a supplier of tonearm wire. For the job I have, PC mouse wire is too thick. Or even if you could suggest what AWG I can get some from the usual suspects in appropriate colours.
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Old 13th Aug 2019, 2:12 am   #2
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Hi used this company in the passed
Sound-improvements
James Smith
37 Grovelands Road
Reading
Berkshire
RG30 2PN
United Kingdom
Phone:07976165806
has ebay shop item https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SOUND-IMP...4AAOSwsXFbUI0F
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Old 13th Aug 2019, 2:19 am   #3
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I just bought some from USA. Its excellent quality. Its 5 strands of 32 AWG, colours are:
black
green
blue
red
white

And now for the life of me I cannot find the seller.
I bought 30 inches and including postage it was something less than $50 or about 25 quid in GBP

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Old 13th Aug 2019, 6:55 am   #4
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In the right colours

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tonearm-W....c100008.m2219

But there are others at similar and higher prices.
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Old 13th Aug 2019, 10:22 am   #5
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I just bought some from USA. Its excellent quality. Its 5 strands of 32 AWG, colours are:
black
green
blue
red
white

And now for the life of me I cannot find the seller.
I bought 30 inches and including postage it was something less than $50 or about 25 quid in GBP

Joe
Do I remember a past exchange about UK/Australian terminology? I guess that's 5 cores of 32AWG each containing something like 7 strands of 40AWG.
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Old 13th Aug 2019, 4:04 pm   #6
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Could you use thin Litz wire (twisted pair) ? I can post you some: just need to "paint" the ends. Or must it be screened?

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Old 13th Aug 2019, 6:05 pm   #7
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Or Cardas Litz wire in the correct colours

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CARDAS-33...8AAMXQ5fVQ8pqP

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Old 14th Aug 2019, 10:04 am   #8
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Is earpiece wire too thick?
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 10:34 pm   #9
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Thank you all.
I have some old Litz wire, which I now finally have a use for.
Had not thought of that before.
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