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post #6031 of 38156
got a new amp.

av123 x-head. Just pluged it in not even 5 min ago. background noise is higher than my max, or most desktop amps I've listened to in the last couple years, but then again they all cost way more... and if they were DIY had more than 2x in cost of parts alone than the retail price of the x-head.

Currently listening to Jack Johnson Bushfire Fairyales.
I decided to give my woodied SR225's another go.
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post #6032 of 38156
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not really a lot of room to dampen anything in them...
http://www.sennheiser.com/sennheiser/products.nsf/resources/0F7A212762B1AED2C12574330042F5DD/$File/HD_5x5_Changing_the_cable_eng.pdf
Yeah I know. I was thinking about perhaps using some mild glue on the outside to make the dynamat/whatever stick.

I'm not sure, this stuff is pretty expensive here in Denmark.
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post #6033 of 38156
So my a500's got chewed through buy a puppy. Lucky me she chewed only about 4 inches away from the headphone, but they are in serious need of a re-cable. Anyone got an ide on how to take em apart?
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post #6034 of 38156
Try applying even pressure to the cushion and turn counter clock-wise.

That should expose the little screws to the cup.
post #6035 of 38156
thx already had it, there is a little seperation on the seem of the cushion and the little rubber like seal thing. Got the left ear taken apart all the way down to the driver. UNFORTUNATELY i have no soldering iron at the house. so now that i have it all apart i'm just staring at it hoping the solder will melt.

EDIT: it was actually more like a foot than 4 inches... i would much rather fix them than replace them though.
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post #6036 of 38156
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So my a500's got chewed through buy a puppy. Lucky me she chewed only about 4 inches away from the headphone, but they are in serious need of a re-cable. Anyone got an ide on how to take em apart?
I believe you should be able to remove the pad to expose screws.
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post #6037 of 38156
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thx already had it, there is a little seperation on the seem of the cushion and the little rubber like seal thing. Got the left ear taken apart all the way down to the driver. UNFORTUNATELY i have no soldering iron at the house. so now that i have it all apart i'm just staring at it hoping the solder will melt.

EDIT: it was actually more like a foot than 4 inches... i would much rather fix them than replace them though.
use your mind... or send them to me
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post #6038 of 38156
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use your mind... or send them to me
ill force solder them vadar style. i might be able to improvise. the goal is not to remove or add any solder, it's just to replace the existing tiny wires with new ones.
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post #6039 of 38156
Joining, I have Koss KSC75's and JVC HA-V570
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Welcome aslan.
so i think i got this figured out. The braiding on the cable is kinda cheap actually, and it frays really easily when cut. A lighter easily fixed that (it also looks like they used a lighter to begin with). the rubber cut without any problem and the three tiny wires also cut with no problem, it really seems like this is a 5 min job with a decent soldering iron.
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