16ft might be really long to some people but its great for people that need it. This cable is heavy for a cable which is a good thing because it tells you that this cable is very well made. I love mugig items and this is no exception.16 Feet XLRF/XLRM black audio lead for microphones, mixer, preamp, speaker system or other professional recordings, and stage lighting equipment with the 3 pin XLR connectors Heavy gauge 22AWG pure bare copper twisted pair conductors with silver-plated contacts to reduce oxidation and brings in pure sound and long-term use. Inner PE insulation provides low capacitance dielectric and outer soft PVC jacket applied for easy use, storage and abrasion-resistant. Conductive PVC helps to reinforce the shield and helical shield perfectly resists electromagnetic interference Each soldering point is well protected by shrink tube. UL certified & ROHS Compliant, buy it with confidence.
Mugig is a great company and you should check this item out if you are looking for an XLR cable.
Check it out at: https://www.amazon.com/Mugig-Microphone-Connector-Professional-Balanced/dp/B01EMO8GQ4