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Hi, I've had my HD555's since Christmas, and they are starting to get a bit smelly from my ears. Besides cleaning my ears (which I already do) I want to get them to smell better. I know with shoes you can put them in a ziplock bag and then put them into a freezer, which kills the odor causing bacteria. I was wondering if I can do this with my headphones too, or will it cause damage to them?
    
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I have heard of putting skateboard wheels in the freezer but.. headphones? Dunno lol.
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What are you doing with your headphones that could cause them to already smell? I've had my DT770s since Christmas and they're still brand new LOL.

You should be fine if you can keep ice / liquids off of them, I don't see what harm it could do considering the shipping they go through most likely had a good majority of working headphones sitting in below freezing temperatures for a while.
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What are you doing with your headphones that could cause them to already smell? I've had my DT770s since Christmas and they're still brand new LOL.

You should be fine if you can keep ice / liquids off of them, I don't see what harm it could do considering the shipping they go through most likely had a good majority of working headphones sitting in below freezing temperatures for a while.
Exactly what I was going to say. Been using my 595's since Xmas, and they still have the newish smell.
    
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Make a solution of 1/2 cup warm water, 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide and 1/4 teaspoon bleach.

This is a common solution for cleaning cloth interiors of cars. It should work great.

Just make a washrag damp with it and scrub away on the cloth material.
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