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New Dimarzio Steve Vai Cable

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:46 am
by beggz
Surely this can't be the correct price for a cable $100?
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Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:02 am
by Mikey
Do not post links to Ebay auctions on this forum.

Mikey
vai.com

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:04 am
by Zeds.Ded
hmm, $100 isnt that bed for a quality cable

http://www.thomann.de/ie/vovox_protect_ ... wi_kli.htm

thats €132 or $182

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:26 am
by al
i like my planet waves leads :p

cable

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:56 pm
by Surfingalien
I think the the JEM, bad horsie, univers, little alligator, EVO's and breed pickups were great ideas.

But this just doesn't make sense to me.
I mean; 100 euro for a cable...
Maybe it has some nois reduction mabey it slightly improves your sound but it's just not worth it.

I think Steve doesn't use this cable when preforming ( or maybe he does).
Cause he hass quite a huge pedalboard. And if one of that cable isn't the signature cable doesn't it has any use at all.

5 pedals= 6 cables = more than 600 euro :shock:

Correct me if i'm wrong :mrgreen:

Re: cable

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:13 pm
by Rachmaninoff
Surfingalien wrote:this just doesn't make sense to me.
I mean; 100 euro for a cable...
Maybe it has some nois reduction mabey it slightly improves your sound but it's just not worth it.
Ditto.
To me, just hungry marketing.

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:14 pm
by Luminescence
Thats ridiculous. Look at the specs, its exactly the same as the cheap dimarzio cables

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 8:29 pm
by RAI
Simple solution:
Buy the regular cable.

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 2:37 am
by prman
Zeds.Ded wrote:hmm, $100 isnt that bed for a quality cable

http://www.thomann.de/ie/vovox_protect_ ... wi_kli.htm

thats €132 or $182
I have Vovox cables between my guitar and amp and in the effects loop of the amp (George L`s between my pedals) and you won`t believe the improvement they make to your sound! You get more everything: highs, bass, definition, gain, YOUR TONE!!!

I`ve never been fan of signature gear but I understand the reasons why some people get it and that`s just fine by me. What ever makes you play better!

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:50 am
by pagliai
the cables are one of the most important things in the gear they are always forget but they are so so important just like the electric issue like furman or so in a rack or the rack case or these type of things,it is a bad thing for example put 12500 pedals in series without true bypass or so .Many times the guitarists ve got one billion of gears and they don't understand the cablin stage is important ,don't do like them.
Anyway i don't know how the vai cables play but i know dimarzio cables are so so good just like monsters or the cables you talked about ,it is only a personal taste issue,anyway RAI is right if you don't need the quality.....normal cables.
The rules is a good hands with a good guitar with a good cable with a good amp with a good speaker cable with a good ...good...good... ;)

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:42 am
by Mr. Bluesman
OK, cables DO make a difference, but let's get real! If you have 1-2 non-true bypass pedals your signal is already not the same. And the cable ain't gonna help you.

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:46 am
by notavirtuoso
That's true, your signal is only as good as your cheapest cable.

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 5:36 am
by Zeds.Ded
then don't buy it!

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 5:41 am
by pagliai
mr bluesman is correct

Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:46 am
by Big Bad Bill
I'm sure it's a perfectly good cable, but this isn't really about that. It's about worshipping ones hero by buying something he's put his name to. Simple as that. If you want to emulate your hero then go ahead. Personally, I like the plug with the Vai logo, but I'm unlikely to fork out £60 for just that.