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Simple but successful Mod on HE-400s

post #1 of 52
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Hello,

 

 With how much I have been using the HE-400 headphones, I wanted to mod the headband due to having such a thin layer of soft material in the band. I bought the senn. 600 headband, some Velcro, and that was it. Thought I would post the pictures. 

 

I will say that with my head size I have to basically have the headphones at max size.

 

All and all I love these headphones even more now. I can listen to them for hours at a time now. 

 

cheers

 

 

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Edit: when adding the Velcro  make sure you stick it to the metal band inside the headband for a nice solid connection.


Edited by KCxSmacker - 11/8/12 at 10:44pm
post #2 of 52

Looks way easier and better than the Beyer headband mod.  Good find.

post #3 of 52
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Originally Posted by TMRaven View Post

Looks way easier and better than the Beyer headband mod.  Good find.

Thanks! That's what I was looking for, a easy, fast, but good mod for them. Total probably came up to around 30 bucks

post #4 of 52

Interesting. I'm planning to buy the HE-300 soon, will be doing this wink.gif

post #5 of 52
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Originally Posted by formula1 View Post

Interesting. I'm planning to buy the HE-300 soon, will be doing this wink.gif

nice. It makes a world of a difference. Granted I'm sure this would not be good for a mobile set of headphones, but the mod is great for in house use. Hope it makes those he-300s even better. ^_^

 

cheers

post #6 of 52

hmm i have the opposite problem as you smacker. my head is kind of small. at first it felt like the earcups sat a little low in relation to my ears, even in the highest/smallest position. ive gotten used to it, but i might have to consider this as a nice solution. 

post #7 of 52

Nice post.  I think this is also useful on the HE-500 as it rests too low on my ears.

post #8 of 52
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Yea I have always had a rather large head. Not huge but compared to must I guess. For you two it may be helpful for sure. Never thought about a headband mod helping with people who have smaller heads. That's an awesome bonus!^_~

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Originally Posted by NA Blur View Post

Nice post.  I think this is also useful on the HE-500 as it rests too low on my ears.

 

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Originally Posted by kchapdaily View Post

hmm i have the opposite problem as you smacker. my head is kind of small. at first it felt like the earcups sat a little low in relation to my ears, even in the highest/smallest position. ive gotten used to it, but i might have to consider this as a nice solution. 

post #9 of 52

Nice job!

post #10 of 52
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Originally Posted by KCxSmacker View Post

Yea I have always had a rather large head. Not huge but compared to must I guess. For you two it may be helpful for sure. Never thought about a headband mod helping with people who have smaller heads. That's an awesome bonus!^_~

 

 

 

Could you provide links to where to purchase all the products?

 

Thanks

post #11 of 52
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Originally Posted by preproman View Post

 

 

Could you provide links to where to purchase all the products?

 

Thanks

B&H photo. You can use your paypal or google wallet accounts to pay in about a second. $8.95

I would try to fasten it to test it with rubber bands or string or some light tape before anything more permanent like velcro.


Edited by rgs9200m - 11/11/12 at 11:08am
post #12 of 52
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http://www.sennheiserusa.com/serviceandsupport_part-finder Just search for hd600 parts and the headband is like 9 bucks + shipping. Velcro was just from a local Hobby Lobby. You could get it off of amazon though : http://www.amazon.com/Velcro-Sticky-8-Inches-32-Sets-90348/dp/B0057564PS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1352695575&sr=8-1&keywords=velcro 

 

 

You could try rubber bands or string like someone else suggested first, but the velcro worked just fine. It is a bit more permanent though. Velcro could be removed though. 

 

cheers

post #13 of 52

Very nice mod! I think this can be extended beyond the HifiMans to any headphone.....Cheap and easy.
 

post #14 of 52
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Originally Posted by ObeyurMaster View Post

Very nice mod! I think this can be extended beyond the HifiMans to any headphone.....Cheap and easy.
 

agreed, any headband wide enough and long enough could use this mod. Not sure what other headphones would need a comfort fix. This was my first pair. It could easily be used for people with headphones that are to small. ^_^

 

cheers

post #15 of 52
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Originally Posted by KCxSmacker View Post

agreed, any headband wide enough and long enough could use this mod. Not sure what other headphones would need a comfort fix. This was my first pair. It could easily be used for people with headphones that are to small. ^_^

 

cheers

 

I'm thinking this would be perfect for Grados.....will be trying on mine.

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