D'Addario PW-AMSG-10 American Stage Straight to Straight Instrument Cable - ¼" TS to ¼" TS

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92 out of 100. Incorporating 500+ ratings and reviews.

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$30
Planet Waves American Stage Instrument Guitar Cable

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 92/100 is based on analysis of 500+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

True to its name, each American Stage cable is manufactured in the US, and features an in-line soldering process that joins the plug and the wire in a more sturdy and permanent way.

The American Stage series wraps its 22 AWG OFC conductor with 95% braided shielding.

Finally, each cable end features Geo-Tip Neutrik connectors, which secures the jack better when plugged in.

Specifications

  • 22 AWG OFC Conductor
  • 95% Tinned Copper Braided Shielding
  • Flexible Jacket
  • Geo-Tip Neutrik connectors
  • Inline Soldering Process
  • Length: 10'
  • Available Lengths: 10' | 15' | 20' | 30'
  • Available Plugs: Straight or Angled

Pros

Owners of American Stage cables report substantial sound improvement compared to their previous cables, they also commend them for being quieter. Even with their thinner 22AWG cable, owners describe them as sturdy and reliable, some even report years of use without any problems.

Cons

There are a few users who reported that the geo-tip design is not compatible with some guitars, and while the reports mentioned older instruments, there are some who had connection issues with modern instruments like an Ibanez Jem. Other users noted that the cables twist and tangle too quickly, but to them, it is a small price to pay for its rigidity.

Overall

If you're looking for a long-lasting cable US-made guitar cable, then this is for you.

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 Cables.

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He's written about and researched music gear for many years, while also serving as a music director at his local church, in addition to teaching guitar, bass and mentoring young musicians.