Schmitt Custom Audio Western Electric 3 pin Balanced XLR Interconnects are built with vintage 24 gauge solid core copper Western Electric wire covered with silk cloth from the 1940's and 1950's era. Each strand is covered with black, platinum and red sleeves, then loosely braided and soldered to Neutrik 3 pin males and female connectors with black shells and 24kt gold plated pins.I have 2 1M pairs availed price is each. Using with my $30,000 Atma Sphere amp. Need longer and using the same. They are worth many times their price.