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Anyone have any recommendations for re-cabling some Audio Technica ATH-AD500s? My dog chewed off the connector. I am trying to replace it with a gold plated connector from radio shack, but am getting poor volume from the left channel. Those tiny wires are a pain to work with.
Any references to do this myself, or anyone on here that does it? I would like to put a good braided cable on them.

might as well as use new wire and a good connecter. if you do get some Mogami W2534 cable and a Neutrik NYS231L. with a little soldering and know how to take your headphones apart should be fairly easy and straight forword. i wouldnt go into a braded set up as that's what i did to my hd555 a few years back and they were highly microphonic.


http://www.performanceaudio.com/buy/Mogami/W2534/5602

http://www.performanceaudio.com/buy/Neutrik/NYS231L/13433
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Anyone here have Ultrasone pro 900's? Ive been wanting to get a pair for a while but have been saving up. I want to use them for late night music/gaming. Ive heard they are amazing for that. I never could see myself paying so much for headphones but I think its time for some nice ones.
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^nice gear! welcome to OCN.

thanks smile.gif

the rest of my audio setup is in My Computer / Transport
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Would it be good to get a DAC, like the AudioQuest Dragonfly, and a nice pair of Sennheiser HD 558

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might as well as use new wire and a good connecter. if you do get some Mogami W2534 cable and a Neutrik NYS231L. with a little soldering and know how to take your headphones apart should be fairly easy and straight forword. i wouldnt go into a braded set up as that's what i did to my hd555 a few years back and they were highly microphonic.
http://www.performanceaudio.com/buy/Mogami/W2534/5602
http://www.performanceaudio.com/buy/Neutrik/NYS231L/13433

Gotcha. I actually figured it out. Guess I didn't get a good tin on the left lead. Cut another inch off and started over. Re-tinned the leads and now it sounds perfect. If I do decide to change the wire in the future, I will def. look and the Mogami. Thanks.

I decided to sleeve them while I was at it.

Here is how it turned out:


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nice job on them.
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I have a pair of hd 201, 202, and equation rp 21
    
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Pulled the trigger and ordered myself Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 80ohm, should be there within 1-2 days. biggrin.gif
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never posted here before but using the below.

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Pulled the trigger and ordered myself Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 80ohm, should be there within 1-2 days. biggrin.gif

You'll love them smile.gif. The only thing I ever put them down for is rock, hardcore, or metal. But that's when I grab my SR325i's. I have yet to find anything that bests them for those genres.
 
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You'll love them smile.gif. The only thing I ever put them down for is rock, hardcore, or metal. But that's when I grab my SR325i's. I have yet to find anything that bests them for those genres.

And when i get my next paycheck probably gonna order epiphany portable amp. Hopefully the setup is gonna last me a while and cat doesnt try to chew on any of my cables.

Edit: Any thoughts on external dac + epiphany o2? Suggestions would be appreciated is it even needed?


headphones: DT770 pro
amp i'll be buying: epiphany o2
DAC: ? - does it make big difference if so i need suggestions of those relatively easy available in EU (Must be either usb/external or on pci-e x4 slot , possibly on pci-e x1 but that would kind of block my v-card from almost any air)
Edited by jellybeans69 - 11/12/12 at 12:49pm
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