Cable for Quad Preamp

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tommyhawk13
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Cable for Quad Preamp

Post by tommyhawk13 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 6:07 am

I've had a Quad for ove a year, and finally picked up an FU-2 pedal off of eBay. The footswitch did not come with a cable, so I tried to make my own.

It didn't work. Are the wires in the cable supposed to be shielded?

I opened up the FU-2, and it looks like I only need four wires, no ground. I took my time soldering, and made sure they were connected right. If it does not require a shielded cable, my next option is to undo one side, and test the wires un soldered in various combinations. Wish me luck.

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Post by tommyhawk13 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 6:12 am

I should have checked the manual! Ok, it's supposed to be shielded.

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Post by MesaENGR412 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:26 pm

lol, glad we could be of service to you :lol:

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Post by tommyhawk13 » Thu Jun 15, 2006 6:26 am

It worked! Now I don't have to buy another one on eBay, but there is one on there right now:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1
1987 .50 Caliber, no eq
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