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Cardas Tonearm Rewire Kit – Gold Clips

(4 customer reviews)

$40.00$80.00

This genuine Cardas Tonearm Rewire Kit, with gold clips, comes with everything you need to rewire your tonearm. Contact us for custom lengths. When determining the length you need, make sure you account for the height of the tonearm pillar, as well as the route the wire must follow to your termination point. You want the wire to be lax, not pulled tight. The 12″ length is best for tonearms with a DIN plug. It is recommended that you order the 16″ length, or longer, for all other applications.

Includes:

  • Cardas 33×4 AWG Braided Tonearm Wire
  • Cardas PCC EG cartridge clips
  • Cardas Quad Eutectic Solder
  • Shrinkflex® Polyolefin Heatshrink Tubing

 

This kit includes:

Cardas 33x4 AWG Braided Tonearm Wire  |  Ultra pure copper, Golden Ratio stranded litz wire. Ends are taped to prevent unraveling prior to installation.

Cardas PCC EG Cartridge Clips  |  set of four clips. Base metal is high copper content brass with gold plating. Fits most cartridge pins and tonearm pins (1mm and 1.2mm). Solderable end with flexible tip to grip pins. Terminate with solder.

Cardas Quad Eutectic Solder  |  includes 3” length of solder, more than enough to complete two rewire jobs. Cardas Quad-Eutectic rosin core solder contains tin, lead, silver, and copper. Melts at 365˚. This is the same solder used to terminate all Cardas cables.

Shrinkflex® Polyolefin Heatshrink Tubing  |  set of four pieces cut for tonearm wires, plus extra piece of black heatshrink you can cut in half to use at each end of the braided wire to prevent it from unwinding.

HOW TO USE:

Cardas manufactures Litz conductors. These conductors have an enamel coating on each strand that must be removed. This is best achieved using flux and a solder pot to tin the ends. If you haven't worked with Litz conductors, please view this video at Cardas Audio showing this technique. Failure to properly tin the wires will result in a conductor that does not perform correctly.

4 reviews for Cardas Tonearm Rewire Kit – Gold Clips

  1. Ethan

    Matt not only re-wired my Rega RP6 turntable, but installed a special Dynavector DV-10X5 moving coil cartridge. He did a complete setup for it that was much more accurate than most of us could hope to achieve on our own with a protractor. The Cardas turntable wiring is much more substantial and of a much higher quality than the stock wiring, and gives you the confidence that the installation of a new cartridge won’t cause any damage at all to those tiny wires. He has earned my repeat business.

    • MrHiFi

      It was a pleasure helping you get the most out of your RP6!

  2. Stuart Stevenson (verified owner)

    This complete kit looks easy enough for an amateur like myself to attempt.

    Having high hopes I did purchase 2 of these kits.

    Matt shipped these quickly. I’m a happy customer

    • MrHiFi

      Great to hear!

  3. Travis (verified owner)

    Great deal on kit needed to rewire my old Kenwood decks. Fast shipping and friendly service!

  4. Andrew (verified owner)

    This is a great deal on Cardas wire, bundled with what you need to rewire your tone arm. Props for super fast shipping these days too! More than that though, Matt has been very helpful in answering my questions as I work through repairs to a couple of vintage AR turntables. Thanks so much Matt!

    • MrHiFi

      I’m happy to help Andrew, thanks for your trust!

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