In this video part of the Recording Basics series James talks about and shows you how to solder up and XLR. He shows you how to strip the cable. How to divide the screen and tin all the ends ready for soldering to the XLR plug. He then shows you how to get perfect connections not dry joints. Soldering is not an art form but it is a skill that will save you serious cash. No longer will you be buying ready made cables. You will be making your own custom cables that will last longer than those you buy. Cabling is one area of your studio install that you should not skimp on so learn to solder and save £££ or $$$.