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    Default Stench coming from audio-cables

    Can't really find any useful info concerning this topic so I'm hoping some of you might have some experience with this because I can't seem to find a solution.

    I have DAP audio cables (XLR to jack, xlr to rca, splitters, mergers, etcetera) and most of them are giving off an incredible stench. It's not only the cables as I have an iPhone sleeve with a wide-angle lens fitted to it which gives off the smell just as bad. It's actually to the point where it get physically ill from smelling it (it makes me nauseous) and I'm starting to feel I can't justify bringing the bag to public places such as trains or busses.

    Does anyone have a solution? I'm afraid that if I'd replace all cables (which would be an expensive joke) the stench will probably come back again. Can I was the cables? I have tried a spray you use for smelly shoes etcetera, sadly to no avail...

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    LOL....is this forreal?

    HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    What kinda smell yo?

    Cat Piss maybe?
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    Any chance that you gigged with these and they just got disgusting from the clubs?

    It sounds like an environmental reason if your iPhone case is also smelling.

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    might just be that "plastic" smell....which sadly in this modern age is just something we have to get used to.

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    Idiot comment removed
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    This is common among people that listen to Tarp, and Tarnce music.

    The stink from the music escapes from the iPhone, and travels along the cables.

    I'm surprised no one has mentioned it to you, but that the same smell is actually coming out of your ears...
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    Quote Originally Posted by patch View Post
    this is common among people that listen to tarp, and tarnce music.

    The stink from the music escapes from the iphone, and travels along the cables.

    I'm surprised no one has mentioned it to you, but that the same smell is actually coming out of your ears...
    lmao

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarasin View Post
    LOL....is this forreal?

    HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    What kinda smell yo?

    Cat Piss maybe?

    If this is for real haha and it does smell of cat piss call a sparky!

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    I think you sir, have stink bag.
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