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post #16 of 48
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Originally Posted by threEchelon View Post
The SA5000 has a 3 conductor cable and uses the same cable to go from plug to the y-split and the y-split to the drivers. I would not include it on your list.

Besides, you want to get rid of the stock cable anyways; it breaks on the inside .

Ok, removed. How about Grados?
post #17 of 48
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Originally Posted by The Monkey View Post
Does anyone know how many conductors the DT 770 cable has?
The last copies of old version of DT 880 had three conductors, so I'd guess that's the case with DT 770 as well.
post #18 of 48
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Originally Posted by Hevimees View Post
The last copies of old version of DT 880 had three conductors, so I'd guess that's the case with DT 770 as well.
grrr, I had hoped that was not the case.
post #19 of 48
if you're making a list, you could add the Qualia 010 stock cable and the L3000 to it. the W5000 and W2002 have separate grounds to the plug too.
post #20 of 48
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if you're making a list, you could add the Qualia 010 stock cable and the L3000 to it. the W5000 and W2002 have separate grounds to the plug too.
So just to confirm: the Qualia 010, L3000, W5000, and W2002 all have 4 leads in the their respective stock cables?
post #21 of 48
ya. thought that bit was pretty apparent from how the thread's been progressing. oops.
post #22 of 48
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Originally Posted by ayt999 View Post
ya. thought that bit was pretty apparent from how the thread's been progressing. oops.
lol, you were clear, I just want to be extra careful before people go lopping off their 1/4" plugs and start screaming at me if they find 3 leads.
post #23 of 48
Good thread...perhaps we can make this a sticky. If anyone knows which wires go where that might help too. For instance....I know that the K701 has four wires and each wire is a different color. So we could list: red, right; black, left.....etc. That's just an example...I don't know the actual colors for that headphone....but there are exploded views of the K701 floating around the site somewhere.


It might also interest people to know that the wires in senn cables are coated. So if you lop off the 1/4 jack you'll see four conductors but in pairs. Each pair is contained in 1/2 of the overall rubber coating. Each wire then has a coating on it so they don't short with each other. You'll need to sand off, or use a soldering iron to burn off the coating in order to get a good electrical connection with the XLR plug you're using to reterminate.
post #24 of 48
Thread Starter 
small update in OP.

thrice, is the Denon D5000 a four-conductor cable?
post #25 of 48
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Originally Posted by The Monkey View Post
small update in OP.

thrice, is the Denon D5000 a four-conductor cable?
The Denon AH-D5000 is indeed a 4 conductor headphone.
post #26 of 48
Just as the man said...yep, it's a four conductor cable all the way down.
post #27 of 48
The K340 has a 4-conductor cable.
post #28 of 48
idiotic question but i know itll get answered in a matter of minutes on here so bare with me! assuming one DOEs have a 4 cabled headphone (in my case some dt990s recabled w/ cardas quadstar), which of the 2 wires goes to which lug in an XLR, because doesnt each XLR have 3 lugs? i assume 1 is signal, 1 is ground (for each side), but what happens to the 3rd lug, left open?
post #29 of 48
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Originally Posted by el_matt0 View Post
idiotic question but i know itll get answered in a matter of minutes on here so bare with me! assuming one DOEs have a 4 cabled headphone (in my case some dt990s recabled w/ cardas quadstar), which of the 2 wires goes to which lug in an XLR, because doesnt each XLR have 3 lugs? i assume 1 is signal, 1 is ground (for each side), but what happens to the 3rd lug, left open?
Pin 1 = Ground
Pin 2 = +
Pin 3 = -
post #30 of 48
if ive only got 4 wires in my cable. 2 of which are ground...2 of which are carrying signal (one L one R), how can i connect 3 to each XLR? as far as i can tell, wont i HAVE to leave one of the lugs empty? can you further define the +/-? + is my signal right...and my ground is ...well..ground..so whats the - on each side? hopefully someone understands what im asking and can clarify !
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