Originally Posted by milesandcoltrane
Ah, cables are a bit iffy for me too. Upgrading them on my HD25-1 to the stock HD650 cables, but tempted to go the Headphile V2 route, but I'm worried it won't make a difference compared to the HD650 cables.
Once you have basic decent copper cable, a Graham Slee Novo would be a safe & decent-value option for detail, control & punch.
I find meaningful differences in engagement levels for HD25/650...