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post #8926 of 10571
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Originally Posted by KneelJung View Post

 

V-Moda replacement cable, works perfect.

 

400

 

 

Yeah, I read that this cable is commonly said throughout the thread, but you know how it feels to want to mod your T50RP right?

 

 

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Originally Posted by sluker View Post

Thanks,

It's the old belt + iron-on patch mod  bigsmile_face.gif, with the sennheiser 600 headband pads. 

 

 

Your 600 is crying LOL

post #8927 of 10571
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Your 600 is crying LOL

Never owned a 600. You can buy the heafband for $8.50 each.

post #8928 of 10571
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Originally Posted by graphidz View Post

 

Yeah, I read that this cable is commonly said throughout the thread, but you know how it feels to want to mod your T50RP right?

 

 

Fancy recables should be the last mod you do becasue that is the absolute least important thing.  Spending 10 hours recabling a stock T50rp is completely bananas.  I would put stickers above fancy recables in my list of priorities. 

post #8929 of 10571
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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post

 

Fancy recables should be the last mod you do becasue that is the absolute least important thing.  Spending 10 hours recabling a stock T50rp is completely bananas.  I would put stickers above fancy recables in my list of priorities. 

10 hours?

post #8930 of 10571
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Originally Posted by sluker View Post

Never owned a 600. You can buy the heafband for $8.50 each.

 

I really like the way yours turned out, is it much more comfy with the HD600 headband pads? I think I'll give it a try! 

 

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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post

 

Fancy recables should be the last mod you do becasue that is the absolute least important thing.  Spending 10 hours recabling a stock T50rp is completely bananas.  I would put stickers above fancy recables in my list of priorities. 

 

Took me maybe an hour and a half, 2 hours at most to re-cable my set.

and I used one of the smallest 3.5mm plugs on the market.

 

 

400

post #8931 of 10571

I don't know, however long it takes.  I imagine it would take about that long all things considered.  Look if you want to that's totally fine, I'm just trying to help.  The cable isn't the bottleneck with these phones. 

post #8932 of 10571
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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post

I don't know, however long it takes.  I imagine it would take about that long all things considered.  Look if you want to that's totally fine, I'm just trying to help.  The cable isn't the bottleneck with these phones. 

 

I have to agree, the stock cable does not bottleneck these phones.

The primary reason for my re-cable was for the looks.

and for the 3.5mm plug. :P


Edited by pwnm30rdi3 - 7/24/12 at 10:20pm
post #8933 of 10571

i want to reterminate the stock t50rp cable, it is too long for me!

post #8934 of 10571
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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post

The cable isn't the bottleneck with these phones. 

Totally agree.

I did mine in less than two hours, but the only reason was because I had an imbalance which I am certain was caused by the 3.5 jack on the left side. However with the last few pairs I have done I am able to get the sound balanced with the 3.5 in place (just make sure you seal the hole around it and play around with the stuffing volume).

Plus I really like the Vmoda cable. 

post #8935 of 10571

I love the vmoda cable.  It feels just like it is just a piece of fabric or rope with no wire inside.  It has no memory to it and just hangs very naturally.   I never thought I'd enjoy a cable so much.  

post #8936 of 10571

i want a vmoda cable as well since its shorter and thinner but im afraid the shipping costs to our country would be more expensive than the cable itself...

post #8937 of 10571
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Originally Posted by Dyaems View Post

i want a vmoda cable as well since its shorter and thinner but im afraid the shipping costs to our country would be more expensive than the cable itself...

Wouldn't be hard.

The cable is only $10 or so.

post #8938 of 10571
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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post

I don't know, however long it takes.  I imagine it would take about that long all things considered.  Look if you want to that's totally fine, I'm just trying to help.  The cable isn't the bottleneck with these phones. 

 

If you say so. I need to get the O2 anyway, so I'll have to postpone the mod then

 

 

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Originally Posted by Dyaems View Post

i want a vmoda cable as well since its shorter and thinner but im afraid the shipping costs to our country would be more expensive than the cable itself...

 

Agreed. That's the problem why I want to avoid purchasing anything online and the total cost would be around a recabling mod

post #8939 of 10571
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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post

I don't know, however long it takes.  I imagine it would take about that long all things considered.  Look if you want to that's totally fine, I'm just trying to help.  The cable isn't the bottleneck with these phones. 

 

If you say so. I need to get the O2 anyway, so I'll have to postpone the mod then

 

 

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Originally Posted by Dyaems View Post

i want a vmoda cable as well since its shorter and thinner but im afraid the shipping costs to our country would be more expensive than the cable itself...

 

Agreed. That's the problem why I want to avoid purchasing anything online and the total cost would be around a recabling mod

post #8940 of 10571
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Originally Posted by graphidz View Post

 

Yeah, I read that this cable is commonly said throughout the thread, but you know how it feels to want to mod your T50RP right?

 

Absolutely, I've opened my T50's countless times. Enough that I'm surprised the threads on those screws arent stripped by now, but enough also that I've inadvertently pulled a wire loose a couple of times like rythymdevils just did. Anyway the benefits of the V-Moda cable are it's very inexpensive, it eliminates the channel drop out problem with the stock cable, and it's terminated with the 3.5mm plug. You can always recable with whatever down the road.

 

Edit: I see your concern with the V-Moda cable now. Shipping costs may make it not so inexpensive.


Edited by KneelJung - 7/25/12 at 5:15am
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