Any opinions on the quietest pedalboard patch cables?

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  1. David Meiland

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    Trying to chase down noise in my pedal board. Over the years I've picked up assorted short right-angle cables that I'm using. They are various brands, all of them have metal ends, the wires are various thicknesses. Any opinions as to whether a particular brand or type is the quietest? I'm using good pedals (most or all from recommendations here) and a MXR iso-brick power supply.
     
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    Any well made cable should be noiseless in my experience.
     
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    Rattlesnake or EBS gold.
     
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    I've used cheap molded plastic patch cables, Bill Lawrence roll your own, Hosea premade, currently mostly using Rockboard (same as EBS?) because they have real low profile ends. Honestly I haven't noticed any real tonal difference between any of them. YMMV of course
     
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    It ain't the cables. I'm using cheap Hosa ones for the flexy wire and low profile ends. Real quiet.
     
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    The shortest ones that reach . . .
     
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    I use Rattlesnake cables and I don’t have any noise issues.
     
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    You need to make sure that the power cables going into your pedals are not close to your signal cables, Dont have them run parallel to you power cables, have them cross at 90 degree angle if they cross over patch cables.
     
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