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This seems to be the best place to ask

I received my pair HD555s today and they're awesome, but the problem with them is I'm planning on using them mainly with my laptop and iPod and I didn't really realise just how long 3 meters long is!

I can't find any replacement cables online - I'm looking for about 1 metre long, preferably with a 3.5mm stereo connector as opposed to the current larger one - so is there anyone in this club who could do a good job at altering a replacement cable to fit my specifications?
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This seems to be the best place to ask

I received my pair HD555s today and they're awesome, but the problem with them is I'm planning on using them mainly with my laptop and iPod and I didn't really realise just how long 3 meters long is!

I can't find any replacement cables online - I'm looking for about 1 metre long, preferably with a 3.5mm stereo connector as opposed to the current larger one - so is there anyone in this club who could do a good job at altering a replacement cable to fit my specifications?
Did you email Sennheiser?
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Not yet, just getting around to it. The only replacement cable they list on the site is the same one it comes with though
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Not yet, just getting around to it. The only replacement cable they list on the site is the same one it comes with though
Drop them an email or call them. It doesn't hurt to ask.
post #7115 of 37819
Heh, when I take my HD555's on the bus, I wrap the excess cable up with a cable tie and hide it away. Cheap, but works fine
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Heh, when I take my HD555's on the bus, I wrap the excess cable up with a cable tie and hide it away. Cheap, but works fine
No reason I couldn't do that TBH but just seeing as a replacement cable is about £13 if I could get it terminated by someone I'd be willing to pay the extra to make them that much more usable
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post #7117 of 37819
Plus, you never know the 3M might come in useful at some point.
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I've got plenty of 3.5mm extension leads lying around the house
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post #7119 of 37819
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This seems to be the best place to ask

I received my pair HD555s today and they're awesome, but the problem with them is I'm planning on using them mainly with my laptop and iPod and I didn't really realise just how long 3 meters long is!

I can't find any replacement cables online - I'm looking for about 1 metre long, preferably with a 3.5mm stereo connector as opposed to the current larger one - so is there anyone in this club who could do a good job at altering a replacement cable to fit my specifications?
There is only one company that offers upgrade cables for HD555/HD595, but I can't post a link here...
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Well, since Julian already hinted at it, I suppose I ought to reveal my little secret. I'm on the planning team for CanJam 2010 to be held in Chicago.

Awesome news! Do you think it will be around the Memorial Day holiday weekend again? I might plan a vacation trip to Illinois.
    
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