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About this project

Get Connected with your amplifier, using the LightLead™ analogue optical audio lead.

LightLead™ delivers

  • Zero loading
  • Zero Capacitance
  • Zero Micro-phonics
  • 100% isolated from electrical shocks.
  •  Consistent & reliable sound.

Please read these amazing reviews on our LightLead.

Toby Pitman: ASKAudio Review:

https://ask.audio/articles/review-iconic-sound-lightlead

Chris Loeffler:Harmony Central Review:

http://www.harmonycentral.com/expert-reviews/iconic-sounds-light-lead-analog-optical-instrument-cable

Initially developed for:
Guitar,Bass,Violin and semi-acuostic instruments.

Plans are for:
XLR version.
LINE Level.
Studio Patch Bay.
XLR/JACK/BALANCED JACK.
Stage Snakes 4/8/16/24/32
DI boxes.
Headphone Extension.
Headphone Complete Kit.
Interchangeable Cable Lengths.

LightLead™ You Will Love The Difference!

LightLead™ has been initially developed for Guitar, Bass and electric Violin, and our PATENTED technology can be developed into every area of the audio industry including line level instruments, microphones, speakers, headphones, snakes and so much more!

LightLead™ technology promises to deliver you a new experience in audio.

Toby Pitman: ASKAudio Review:

9’ cable copper. This is just the DI sound. Strat on middle pickup:


Here’s the 15’ LightLead DI’ed. No change in settings:

Quite a difference! Here’s both examples through Scuffham Amps S-Gear on a crunchy amp sound in the same order:

Why use a LightLead?

LightLead™ doesn't use wire to send signals, it uses Light! Light isn't affected by electromagnetic interference as it travels down the fiber.

If it's optical, isn't it digital?

We use a patented optical analogue technology.
No encoding, digitisation or modulation.
The signal travels down the fiber as light!

Electrical Safety.

There are no wires in our optical cables. We can guarantee you full electrical isolation from what ever your plugged into.

If you've ever had an electrical shock from a microphone whilst playing your instrument, this will come as great relief to you! If you have never been shocked then the LightLead will ensure you never will be.

LightLead™ uses light to deliver your instruments true analogue audio sound. It's like the way Vinyl records work, without the pop and crackle!

Copper cables can drain audio signals from guitars and bass, this is why your guitar sounds different depending on the length of the copper cable you use. This will not be the case using the LightLead - whatever length
LightLead that you buy - be prepared for the best tone you will ever have.

LightLead™

LightLead™ technology is 100% analogue. We have always believed in retaining the integrity of your tone. It has taken us over 10 years to perfect this technology. A long but rewarding journey!

Regular electrical copper cables are subject to interference, ground loop problems, and for sensitive instrument signals like guitar,bass and violin, capacitance is a killer. LightLead = Zero capacitance.

This Funding is for...

  • Production Tooling.
  • Manufacture
  • Distribution

The Impact

LightLead™ has a rich quality like Vinyl,  with the clarity of optical fiber.
Your contribution will bring this revolutionary technology to market:

  • LightLead™ you'll love the difference!
  • No More Ground or Earth Loops!
  • If you rely on instrument cables for your line of work, this is the only cable you will need as the optical fiber will never degrade!

What's in it?

Diode Drive Inside Cable Ends
Diode Drive Inside Cable Ends

This is the housing for the diodes inside the cable ends, this way there is no fiddly optical coupling to worry about.

LightLead™ uses two AAA 1.5v batteries at each end that will last 18hrs. Rechargeable batteries can also be used.

Just to make you comfortable with your new optically transparent sound, we have also added some 'Light Gears' so you can roll off any frequencies you don't like. muddy old cable (...if you really want to).

We have been working on LightLead™ for over 10 years now. We have overcome many obstacles to bring LightLead™ to market. Its now time to make a change. There was no alternative for copper cables before LightLead™ and now you have a choice. Lets make a change, for the better.

Spread the word and tell your friends about us!

Your contribution will launch a new revolution in pro audio equipment. You are at the start of the beginning of a new era. The future is LIGHT!

Thank you, from the Light Lead™ team.

David Holmes:

  • Sound Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Keyboard Player

Danielle Barnett:

  • Professional Musician,
  • Business Woman,
  • Entrepreneur with over
  • 20 years experience in the music industry. 

Damon Waller:

  • Ex Managing Director of Orange Amps
  • 30 years experience in the music industry, manufacturing & Distribution
  • Guitar Player for over 40 years

Risks and challenges

Over the past 10 years we have worked tirelessly to create a product and technology that is sonically perfect and looks great!

We have a very strong team in place to get our product manufactured and to market.
Quality manufacturers are in place with a long history of working in the music industry and with the members of our team.

Many of the problems that we have faced over the years have been ironed out. Any unforeseeable challenges we may come across will be dealt with smoothly and should not hinder bringing our technology to market.

Our funding target will enable us to manufacture the LightLead and bring it smoothly to market. Backers should be safe in the knowledge that they are working with music industry professionals with a combined experience of over 70 years.
If our funding target is not met, any backers will receive a full refund.

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    Pledge £10 or more About $16

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    15ft Retail LightLead (Blue Light)

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    Same technology but with XLR connector

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    Limited edition version of LightLead™ 10ft/3mtr

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    Pledge £129 or more About $203

    Limited edition version of LightLead™ 20ft/6mtr

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    Pledge £149 or more About $234

    STUDIO and TOURING combo!
    This package consists of :
    1x set Transmitter and Receiver units
    1x 10' Optical lead
    1x 20' Optical lead
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    2 x 20ft LightLeads

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    2x sets of Transmitter and Receiver units
    2x 20' Optical Leads

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