Experimental Electrode Cable Howto
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Female socket, right out of the box. The inner diameter is 0.062" or 1.57 mm.
The socket, with various protrusions smoothened out.
24 gauge wire (what I found lying around) bent in front for crimping.
A multistrand wire (such as in a microphone cable) may work better, but this is
just a test anyway.
The conductor on the wire crimped to the socket. Soldering could work too.
Wrapped holder against insulation (Insulation crimp).- If (when) you are using
shielded cable, make sure that you crimp the whole cable, shield and all, not
just the center wire, like in this image. because you want the connector to be
sturdy. - You must also ensure that the metal shield does not touch the socket,
for example by cutting away as much of the shield metal strands and cover what
is left with a drop of glue.
The end result. The socket is wrapped in heatshrink tubing, and a Ag/AgCl
electrode is inserted into it.