I am sorry, what?Only cable noise I hear is mechanical noise when scratching on my clothes, which I hear. but microphonic...? Do you suggest that some electrical signal is being generated inside cable?
This phenomenon is also commonly known as "microphonic"
Quote from: Nessuno on 13 April, 2012, 03:49:09 AMThis phenomenon is also commonly known as "microphonic"Commonly? Amongst whom?
Does someone know about studies on IEM cable mechanical noise transmission (AKA microphonic) and the ways to avoid it, other than the usual grandma's advice to wear them "cable up", which in the end I find rather uncomfortable?
My custom IEMs with westone cables have ZERO noise transmission through the cable.
Cables do convert mechanical energy into an electrical signal. Any change in shape will alter the cable capacitance. If any charge has built up on the cable then the change in capacitance will cause a voltage to be produced.This is minimized by using slightly conductive sleeving that will allow any charge to leak away.