I would try emailing Suhunyata - hopefully they respond,
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OMG! Tablejockey nailed it! Freaking nailed it! Next two posters prove, waste of time asking here, GO AND LISTEN!
Listen to it coiled, then uncoil and route the wire trying to keep it away from as much other stuff as you can, and listen again.
Any time you twist and bend a wire like that it is gonna mess it up and so give it an hour or so to settle in. Then listen.
It will probably sound better. More open, more detailed. But if not then guess what? No problemo! Coil it back up.
Step away from the keyboard. Go and listen. Unless you want a bunch of random guys who know a lot less than they think (tablejockey notably excepted) telling you how to spend money and waste time, that we have in abundance.
What ever happened to just putting on some music and listening??? If YOU cannot hear a difference in the presentation then either you are not that sophisticated of a listener to hear the difference if any, or your equipment is not resolving enough to resolve the difference, if any.
If you do not hear any difference then sit back and be happy that you got a great deal.
Note on a lot of pro audio stages, all the XLR cables are coiled up to keep the excess lengths tidy. As a sound tech, I've been coiling balanced cables for nearly 40 years and can't hear any difference in coiled vs. uncoiled. Hence the reason for using XLR; they are quiet no matter how you route them.
both ways sound great
I have routed it well. If there is a difference, i would need to record both ways and listen to the recordings back to back to be able to tell for sure. I like to think there is a difference at least; and its nice piece of mind.
Found a way to route it through my cabinet without interacting with any other cables and the way i did it you cant see the cables
Coiling will increase inductance, but only slightly and not enough to make an audible difference. The studios and stages where your music is recorded are full of hundreds of XLR cables coiled up. Of couse, most studio kit is balanced and so common signals are cancelled.
One possible choice is to "fold" the cable in half (i.e. stretch out the cable from both sockets) and then coil.
I have a pr of Cardas Golden Presence XLR from my phono preamp to amp and it is 1.5m as opposed to the 1m I need and the same as yourself, I got it at a great price! So I have it coiled/looped, but not all crimped up tight. It is loose and just one bigger loop behind my rack and zip tied. There is no noticeable difference from looped or to just hanging loosely.
Impedance of wire = R + jX
R = resistance
X = Xc (capactive reactance) + Xl (inductive reatance)
Xc is typically negative and Xl positive
By coiling the wire/cable, you would be increasing inductance. The overall impedance would increase as a result, making it harder for the current to flow through it. Technically, it should make a difference, but at these lengths, it would be hard to distinguish audible difference.