Is using black electrical tape a no-no when building DIY interconnects?

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  1. Lam Nguyen

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    I've been reading on the Jon Risch interconnect and others, and they all recommend using the white plumbers tape on interconnects and speaker cables. Does the black electrical tape degrade the quality in some way?
     
  2. Rob Formica

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    Have you tried the "Tweaking, Connections and Accessories" forum ? ... you may more responces there
     
  3. Dave Milne

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    FWIW... my experience with electrical tape is that it eventually dries out and "unwraps". I've pretty much abandoned electrical tape for anything and gone to heat-shrink sleeving and a heat gun.
     
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