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#1 benedictspence

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 05:04 PM

Hi All,

I posted this last week but I've again hit a brick wall!

I have a studio job starting this friday and I'm after a thin fibre optic jumper. I'm having huge trouble finding somewhere which can make me up a cable without a 4-5 week wait, I've tried all over the UK, the US and Germany and no one seems to be able to make one up for me or sell me one without at least a months wait.

So once again, is there anyone who can hire me a thin fibre optic jumper, with Lemo SMTPE connectors at each end, for 6 weeks starting this friday. I'm willing to pay £400 UKP (almost the cost of a whole new cable guys!) for the 6 weeks and the cable will of course be fully insured while it is in my possesion!

Anyone who can save me from the thick-ish cable of doom please call me on +44 781 4021050 or email me at
willbenspencework@yahoo.com.

I can't believe it's really this hard to get hold of this cable, most companies seem to just scratch their heads and shrug their shoulders, especially here in the UK.

Phew!

Ben

Edited by benedictspence, 23 February 2009 - 05:05 PM.

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#2 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 11:59 AM

Did you call Mohawk, they make our here in the states
1-800-422-9961

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#3 benedictspence

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 12:35 PM

Hi Rob,

Thanks for your input with all this... Yup I spoke to Mohawk and they said around 4 weeks for the cable, I'm assuming this is also after payment clears etc. Bugger!

I'm gonna try Claremont Camera when they open, they might have something ready made...

Ben
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#4 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 03:15 PM

Hi Rob,

Thanks for your input with all this... Yup I spoke to Mohawk and they said around 4 weeks for the cable, I'm assuming this is also after payment clears etc. Bugger!

I'm gonna try Claremont Camera when they open, they might have something ready made...

Ben


Call Dave Eastwood, He has an extra one and so does Ted Ashton

Dave Eastwood: Cell: 818-355-5936
Ted Ashton: Cell: 818-888-8585

Good Luck!

I would lone you mine but I only have one.
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#5 benedictspence

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 12:25 PM

Hi Rob et al!

After plenty of phone calls all over the place, I still had big trouble finding somewhere that had thin fibre optic cables in stock... so I gave up!

I'm living with the regular cable- it's a kids show so I'm all over the place and my hand is all over the post so to be honest I can barely notice it.

However let this be a lesson to all that it's not always that easy to get hold of one of these beggars, especially in the UK!

Take care!

Ben Spence
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