The cable is specifically designed as a patch cable. It features 99.99% Pure Oxygen Free Copper (OFC) for both conductor and its 98% braided shield and has capacitance of 28 pF per foot that is in the sweet spot range for instrument cables. With small outer diameter of .195” it is extremely flexible and ideal as a DIY cable for pedal boards and racks. It easily solders to all pancake style plugs and regular 1/4" plugs on the market. Like all Lava Cable products it’s Made in the USA.