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Headphones making loud crackling noise when moving around too or much or tapped on

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It started a few days ago and a first I thought it had something to do with my sound card but i've tried on my laptop, my phone and my ipod. It still make the same crackling noise. If I stay still with the headphones on theres no crackling sound, but if try to move it around or tap on it the crackling starts. I have no idea what I could have done to cause this. frown.gif

here's a video of the sound, and yes i know they're beats, they were gifts. i'm so very sorry rolleyes.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt3t-ukZluc
Edited by ilikepancakez - 8/16/13 at 4:10pm
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Is this physical cracking or audio cracking?

Could be a hair in the driver.
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loose connector or damaged cable
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audio crackling.
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loose connector or damaged cable

so how would i fix that? smile.gif
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so how would i fix that? smile.gif

Get a new cable. If I am not mistaken your headphone has a detachable cable, so you should just be able to go onto mono price and buy a new one and swap it out.

I am not too sure it is the headphones though. That same type of sound was happening to me just a few hours ago and the problem was either coming from my dac or from the optical signal from my computer. I turned off everything and restarted it all and it has seemed to fix the issue.

If you are no so lucky, then simply find a music player to plug your headphones into. Test it out. If the same problem occurs, then it is your headphone. If not, then it is probably your computer. You can also test your computer/sound card with another pair of headphones or ear buds.
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