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I have a pair of sennheiser HD201 that I ruined the cable by chewing on it thumb.gif so i purchased some goodies from Redco Audio, specifically some Mogami quad mic cable, a Neutrik connector. I know how to rewire the cans, and already have them apart and prepped, but I was thinking.... since ive got them apart, and I would like a nice set of high quality cans, but don't feel like spending hundreds of dollars. So i started googling around for some replacement drivers, and found a site which sells sennheiser HD650 drivers for 120 euro for a pair, plus the ~10 bucks i have already spent on the stuff for a rewire seems like a pretty good price for a potentially awesome set of cans.

What I want to know is... spending 120 Euro ( ~150 US dollars) on a pair of drivers and modding the HD201s to fit, doing other mods to potentially make the cans more suited for the normally open HD650 drivers, and whatever else I need to do... worth it? Or is there some other site that exists that sells quality headphone drivers? I really don't want cheap crap, want quality, and willing to pay for it as long as it is worth it.

And yes, I want to do it myself just cause I also am also planning on turning the HD201s from dual entry for the cable to single which goes up and around the headband.

Any information is helpful! Thanks!


P.S. Sorry if I am using incorrect terms, kinda new to messing with headphones. biggrin.gif
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Bump!

Basically i'm just looking for places that sell drivers for headphones, not specific model replacements, or to know if buying the HD650 pods are worth it.
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