MCM Electronics

8 Channel Cable Snake - 49' By Stellar Labs (555-13860) MCM Part #555-13860

4 stars 6 reviews
MSRP: $129.95
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Eight Channel Cable Shake - 49'
Ideal for permanent installation, stage rigs, and any PA system, this heavy-duty cable snake features a rugged metal stage box and quality 3 pin XLR connectors, and keeps microphone and instrument cable runs organized between the stage and mixing console.

Specifications Top

  • 3-pin XLR connectors
  • Locking female XLR connectors in the stage box
  • Rugged metal stage box enclosure
  • Labeled cables and connector chassis
  • Integrated cable organizer
  • 26AWG signal wires
  • Cable thickness: 3/8”

Part Numbers
MCM Part #:555-13860
Stellar Labs Part #:555-13860
Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:12.61 lbs.
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:90 days
Need to Return?
Length:21 in.
Width:16 in.
Height:6 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No

Product Reviews Top

  • by jltray

    on 11/30/2014

    Good for permanent install

    Overall: 3 out of 5

    I ordered 2 of these for use in our gigging band. The price is right but the size of the box and the weight was a little more than I wanted to deal with.

    The cable re-enforcement on the box side is pastic and will help some but with a box being moved around, rolled and unrolled I needed more.

    Did not hook them up so I can't say anything about the sound quality. Also the cable is 5/8" inch thick so pretty thick for a 12 channel box.

    These should work fine in a permanent install

  • by morcsailor-signup

    on 9/20/2014

    poor quality

    Overall: 1 out of 5

    This is not a well made snake. A snake is not the place to cut corners on quality. Since it is the link between the stage and FOH, it doesn't matter how good the rest of the gear is if the snake is unreliable. The same is truue for recording work.
    The stage box is very solid with a decent strain relief for the cable. The connectors are typical low cost Chinese with poor dimensional tolerances., requiring some force to plug and unplug. They are acceptable, just not Neutrik quality. The problem with this snake is the wire and the soldering. The wire appears to be 28, not 26 gage. The shield is spiral wrapped with sparse coverage. This is a problem if there is Radio Frequency interference. The worst part is the shield solder joints were full of green corrosion. It appears acid flux solder was used. This makes the snake unacceptable.

  • by meep70

    on 12/11/2013

    Nice value

    Overall: 4.5 out of 5

    You will be hard-pressed to find a better deal on a snake like this, anywhere. Nice construction, over all, with the exception of the XLR fan. The Connectors used there are not likely to be durable if they are exposed to much strain. This would be just fine for a permanent installation, or a mobile setup, if the fan end is used very carefully, with little or no strain on the wires.

  • by dsorrows

    on 7/17/2012


    Overall: 5 out of 5

    Excellent quality with an excellent price!

  • by rwitty-mlts

    on 7/3/2012

    Great product for the price!

    Overall: 4.5 out of 5

    This was purchased for our home studio as a "fixed" installation. So far I have been very pleased. Having used "professional brand" snakes in the past, I was somewhat concerned the Stellar Labs unit would induce noise. But, having used both microphones and a guitar (with DI box) with this snake the performance has been great. The XLR connectors are not Switchcraft or Neutrik but they seem to work fine. Great product for the price! BTW, the product description says " Cable thickness: 3/8” ", the 12-channel cable is actually just shy of 3/4" in diameter.

  • by fredy2

    on 4/18/2012

    Audio Snake

    Overall: 5 out of 5

    Very pleased with the product!