I am in the same boat, but did a mod to the rail on the boom by cutting a small
slot in the plastic cover to allow the cable to come out from the middle and
reach the rig. Doesn't look that bad, but like the rest of you, I'd like an
"extender". If anyone comes up with a solution, let me know.
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "John T. Gwin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Reply-To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 12:55:31 -0500
> Please let me know what responses you get. They told me the same thing.
> Ten-Tec sold me the mic and the boom arm, with no cure or answer for the
> too-short cable.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Duane A Calvin
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 12:31 PM
> Subject: [TenTec] Long mic cables for Studio 1 on boom
> Over the last week or so I've purchased a Studio 1 microphone and a Heil
> boom to get the microphone up off the desk top. (I keep smacking the
> desk mic when reaching for the key - hi!) Anyway, long story short, the
> cable with the mic is only 5 - 6' long, about 3' short of what it needs
> to be to run from the mic, along the boom, and then across to the rig.
> For those of you who have this kind of arrangement, how did you solve
> this problem? Did you build your own cable from Heil wire? I emailed
> Heil and got a terse, three word reply from Bob - "Sorry, no
> 'extenders.'" I'm thinking I'll build my own cable, but would like to
> hear from others what they chose to do and how it worked for them.
> 73, Duane
> Duane Calvin, AC5AA
> Austin, Texas
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