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post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 

Hi everyone,

 

I'm sorry to post my request here but as a new member to Head-fi I cannot post a new classified until I've written 10 posts...

 

I've bought to an head-fier a pair of amazing senn's hd 25-1-ii. For style, solidity and sound improvent I am seeking for a DIY copper cable for my cans. So here is my question, is anybody is willing to make one for me for a good price ? Don't hesitate to PM me for proposals.

For info, I'm living in Montréal, Canada.

 

Thanks for reading my post and have a good night!

 

Benoit.

post #2 of 11

Bonjour Benoit, Hello there,

 

You can buy various cables on ebay, from $50 or more, for wire replacement/upgrading of your HD25-1-II.

I'm looking forward to make these too, because nothing seems difficult and I see no part requiring a $50~200 budget !

AND, we're still looking for better quality, not just the good one :

 

1 pair of gold-plated HP connectors = $8.88

1 hi grade gold-plated 3.5 mm Jack = $5~$25

2x1m copper/silver wire = $3~$12

Flat heat-shrinkable duct < $1

 

Eventually : copper anti-RFI + Nylon duct = $4

 

If anybody is interrested, maybe we could go on a small serie to get better prices (5~10 parts maybe ...)

 

At least, tell me what you think Benoit

Et s'il y a d'autres francophones, on peut continuer dans la langue de Molière.

 

Arnaud

BTW, I'm using a Sennheiser HD 25-1 mark II 'Adidas edition' on a FiiO X3 Hiii!-fidelity player.


Edited by nanaud - 9/19/13 at 1:05am
post #3 of 11
Thread Starter 

Hi Arnaud,

 

I don't have any equipment to make a cable (solder station, pliers,...) and i don't have any skills in electronics...

Your proposition is really interesting but I'm a lazy person and I think that I'll go with this cable --> http://btg-audio.webs.com/webstore.htm#!/~/product/category=2706350&id=14054484

 

Thanks again for the answer and have a great day!

 

Benoit

post #4 of 11
Don't worry Benoit, if you're not in an urgent need, I'm offering to make these, just at the real cost.
The time to get the parts, build them and send to anyone interested in the project
post #5 of 11
Thread Starter 

Anybody else interested by some great DIY Hd 25 cable ?

 

The more the merrier!

 

Have all a great day.

 

Benoit

post #6 of 11

Pour ceux que le projet pourrait intéresser, voici le menu :
For those who might be interrested in the project, here are the data :

 

 

0,75~1,0 m Cable VIABLUE EPC-4 Silver @ 5 €/m

* Material : 4 x (19 x 0,10 mm) Oxygen Free Copper 99,997% Silver plated
* Double-shielding : OFC Silver plated duct/braided + Aluminium PET foil
* Diam. Ext. : 3,9 mm (+/- 0,2mm)

// Furutech, Mogami, SummerCable and other cables I could find won't fit

Plug VIABLUE T6s "Small" Mini-JACK 3,5" Bronze/Gold @ 12,50 €

* Material : Rigid Aluminium machined in One bloc
* 24K Gold-plated Bronze for connectors
* Fits with cables from 1 mm to 6,2 mm : L. 40 mm x D. 9 mm

// A budget Jack plug @ 4~6 € could also fit

 

 

Cardas connectors Rhodium or Gold plated @ 18 € max

// or same quality @ 6~12 €

 

0% Lead soldering (96% Tin 3.5% Silver 0.5% Copper)

 

Thermo duct 2:1 for junctions/splits (black)

 

Nylon duct, option if we use a double-shielded cable
// or for aestetic and maximum customization

 

Donc pour qui est partant, un petit billet de 40 à 50 € ira pour tout ça.

 

Message in reply or PM to tell me if you're in the project.

Arnaud


Edited by nanaud - 9/19/13 at 12:28am
post #7 of 11

Compatible with :

 

asymetrical wiring

 

Sennheiser HD 25 II

Sennheiser HD 25-1 II

Sennheiser HD 25-13 II

Sennheiser HD 25 Alu

Sennheiser HD 25-C II

 

symetrical wiring

 

Sennheiser HD 25-SP II

 

 

post #8 of 11

Do you have a finished product that you can show in some pictures?

post #9 of 11

I don't have the 'finished product' to show.
Of course, like a lot of folks here, I have other projects like home made HP tube amps, speakers, various amps and tweaks ...

The point here is a new project shared with the community ; in 1st instance I offered to Kipox to make this, because I can.

I'll make one for me, but the fun is making for others asking.

post #10 of 11

Are you still making these cables? I live in Australia and would be very interested in purchasing 1 from you.

post #11 of 11

I'm also interested

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