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Dealing with a coiled cable..?

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I recently purchased some Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro's and I must say.. a coiled cable is very frustrating mad.gif

There's this annoying feeling that something is tugging at my headset making it heavier. If I don't sit a certain way it ends up going across my body and I can feel the cord across my neck, which is very irritating. My computer sits low, slightly above the floor, to my right. There's about 4 feet between the jack and my ear. I'm trying to figure out what the best DIY method of managing this cord.

I'm about to velcro it to the side of my desk as an interim solution rolleyes.gif

Surely there's someone else here who has gone through these troubles and found a more elegant solution, right?!
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You could get an extension cable and tape or mount it up higher on the desk. Then plug into that. That'd be what I would do.
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Replace the cable with a straight one.
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You could get an extension cable and tape or mount it up higher on the desk. Then plug into that. That'd be what I would do.

Would this degrade the quality any? Is there anything I should look for when getting an extension? I didn't even think of this/didn't know this existed haha
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Replace the cable with a straight one.

Is that possible with the DT 770 Pro? It doesn't seem like the cable comes out.. I just researched this a little bit and it seems like it's a pain in the butt to do if you have no experience? I think the extension would be a better/easier alternative than this for me redface.gif (assuming the extension doesn't degrade the quality)
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Would this degrade the quality any? Is there anything I should look for when getting an extension? I didn't even think of this/didn't know this existed haha
It will not degrade anything. Just get a "headphone extension cable."
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Is that possible with the DT 770 Pro? It doesn't seem like the cable comes out.. I just researched this a little bit and it seems like it's a pain in the butt to do if you have no experience? I think the extension would be a better/easier alternative than this for me redface.gif (assuming the extension doesn't degrade the quality)

If its not replacable, I don't recommend it. Soldering headphone cables, depending on the type of cable, is either a pain in the butt or a MASSIVE pain in the butt.
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