MXR DCP3 Patch Cable


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MXR Patch Cable DCP3

With their wide reach and experience in guitar effects and accessories, Jim Dunlop certainly know what makes a good patch cable.

And this is exactly what they applied to the MXR Patch Cable, a no-nonesense cable with low-profile right-angle ends to save pedalboard space.

This cable is all about being practical, no fancy colors and features, just a flexible and durable outer jacket and a 20 AWG OFC copper conductor core, protected by 90% coverage OFC spiral shield.


  • Plug: Flat Right Angle Plugs
  • Conductor: 20 AWG Oxygen-free copper
  • Cover: PVC
  • Shield: 90% OFC Spiral Shield
  • Length: 3'
  • Variant: 6", 1'

Working as intended is a good summary of market response towards the MXR Patch Cable. Most owners are pleased with how easy it is to incorporate into boards, and are happy with its overall performance - being quiet and having a reliable connection.

This cable's plain-jane appearance may turn off those who are looking for something colorful.

If you're looking for a no-nonsense patch-cable that gets the job done, then check out the MXR Patch Cable DCP3.

Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Guitar Patch Cables.

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