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post #1941 of 14266
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Are you sure the sleeving won't stretch over the 3.5mm plug? I take it you have tried just pushing the sleeving over?
Yeah, I was able to sleeve my iPod headphones.
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Yeah, I was able to sleeve my iPod headphones.
The jack on earbuds is much smaller typically than that of headphones. I tried sleeving my HD 202's yesterday (B-Roca has the HD 201's) and the sleeve had to be expanded to its maximum and then forced over. Even after all the forcing I still didn't manage to get it any further than half way over the jack.

Even if you can force the sleeve over, there is very little chance you'll be able to get the heatshrink over, let alone have the patience to force a few meters of sleeve over that jack. I reckon sanding it back will be a good idea. Safer and easier than chopping and re-soldering the cable anyways
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Have you tried MDPC sleeving, Krissy? I have got MDPC small sleeving over a 4pin fan connector with ease. Also got it over an 8pin USB header without too much difficulty. The trick is to not seal the ends before-hand. Just do it afterwards carefully with a lighter or candle.
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I think the real question is, have you tried anything other than MDPC-X sleeving Olli?
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I looooooooove this thread <3 Totally going to invest the time into sleeving.
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Yeah, i've tried KustomPC stuff which was AWFUL, and i tried Rapidonline stuff which was very decent, except they didn't do anything small enough for single 18AWG cables.
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post #1947 of 14266
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Have you tried MDPC sleeving, Krissy? I have got MDPC small sleeving over a 4pin fan connector with ease. Also got it over an 8pin USB header without too much difficulty. The trick is to not seal the ends before-hand. Just do it afterwards carefully with a lighter or candle.
Yes I've just tried it with my green sleeve with no luck. I think the USB sleeve would be perfect for this. Had I known just before I placed my most recent order I would've got some of that too and then sent him that stuff instead
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I put 5m of USB sleeve in my last order for 'those times'
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I put 5m of USB sleeve in my last order for 'those times'
I wish I had your future seeing abilities lol... Then again, it wasn't that which stopped me, it was my empty pocket
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Are you sure the sleeving won't stretch over the 3.5mm plug? I take it you have tried just pushing the sleeving over?
yes I tried that but its too small but it might work if i sand down the platic on the connectors will try later this weekend
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