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  • WTB: CLEAR Roland 1/4" Cables - 3-4 Of Them - PLEASE! =)

    Hey guys. Yes even I can put out WTB ads, haha.

    I just got a new Roland TD20SX, but I really want all my cables to match. I'm running 3 additional cymbals so am using black cables currently. I hate using the 1/4" female aux inputs so want to rewire the rack but use all clear cables. Length isn't a huge deal as I can rewire it to fit whatever. But I'd say 3-5 feet would be ideal.

    So I need at least 3 of them. I'll take extras though if anyone has any.

    Not looking to spend crazy amounts of money on these. I'll trade out my black ones and give a little extra to cover the difference, or I'd gladly buy them outright. I can't find them anywhere direct from Roland, so if someone could help out on that too that'd be awesome, but I figure they'll be way overpriced from them.

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    rasoo (Rob), I think it was, made some out of clear USB cables.
    You're gonna be very lucky to find anyRiland ones, as AFAIK, they only come on MDS-25 racks and with the silver cymbal series, so there aren't heaps around.
    As long as you're building such an awesomekit, Adam, why not just contact Roland and bite the bullet?

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    • #3
      Yeah I'll call Roland and see how much they want for them, not looking forward to the response, ha.
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      • #4
        Yeah that ain't gonna happen. 4-6 week backorder, and $17 for EACH cable, no matter what the length, holy crap that's expensive. I was figuring $10 each or so. The black ones new online are $7 a piece, wonder why so much for clear?

        Anyone else can you help me out?

        .Adam
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        • #5
          Well, kind of relative to the rack. The dang rack is $850, well bove any similr product out there. So, I guess it figures that the cables that go with it will be overpriced as well.
          Roland V-Pro TD20 expanded with V Expressions
          Presonus Firepod
          Reaper
          Acoustic- Spaun drums, Dunnett snare & Paiste Signature Series Cymbals.

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          • #6
            Overpriced???

            Roland Overpriced??? Come on, Nahhhhhhhh

            Adam, I do know that there are folks out there that make custom length cables. Scout around the net a bit and I bet you will find them and in a custom size for much cheaper. Good Luck. Tom
            www.EDrumForum.com Going to be strictly a DIY e Drum Community

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            • #7
              Ha! I called Roland last week to see about getting some cable for those cymbals heading my way and got the same 6-week back order story and $ 16 price range.

              A couple of weeks ago I was looking for custom instrument cables and most are fairly thick in comparision to the smaller guage cables on the V-drums. I never really found a source for the just the wire, but it has to be fairly common... heck I've got a USB cable that has an identical look and size to the Roland save the connection.


              DiMarzio: Click on the "Metallic Instrument Cable" from the list (this is 20-AWG)
              http://www.dimarzio.com/site/#/cable...trument-cable/


              Core One, they have some DIY kits. Not sure if they have the smaller guage wire available. On the plus side, I'm not too far from these guys!
              http://coreoneproduct.com/

              Death Valley Cable Co. I like this company, and probably would have spent my money there if the my little rack mod forced me into buying a bunch of new cables.
              http://deathvalleycablecompany.com/


              I never contacted any of these companies to see if they could fix me up with a suitable substitute...
              Hardware: TD20SX --> Roland UA-25EX --> MSI GT780DX w/ i7 2670, 16-GB of Ram, Windows 7
              Software: Superior Drummer 2.0, Metal Foundry SDX, Metal Machine EZX, Toontrack Solo - - Sonor X1 Studio - -

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              • #8
                Eh I want EVERY one of them to match, so it's either replacing all of them, or buying 4 Roland ones. Screw it, I'll just order them from Roland if I can't get any individual ones by the end of the week. The other cables on the other sites were almost double the cost of 1 cable anyways so I guess in the scheme of things, $16 isn't really bad, hah. And I don't wanna DIY anything, I feel way more comfortable having an acutal legit Roland one.
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                • #9
                  I didn't think $16 is too bad either to be honest.

                  I wasn't even aware they were available. Good to know.
                  Rob
                  Building GAS as we speak!! - TD11KV. Extra Yamaha cymbals. MDS-25 rack.

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                  • #10
                    Rob,

                    This is true. I was just comparing them to the black Roland cables that are $7-10 each brand new and readily available. But after comparing to other brands and such, it's really not that bad. So I'll order 4 up tomorrow.

                    Also, it doesn't matter what size you get either, they're all the same pricing. Too bad I'm not good at DIYing stuff, I'd just get like 3 10' cables and make a crapload, haha.
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