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Hi guys!


This is kind of a three part-er, let me start off with what I want to do.


I want to make my own cables for AKG K702 and Sennheiser IE80's.


As of right now, after some planning, I have settled that I need:

2 - 3.5mm plugs

1 - mini-xlr plug (for the K702)

2 - whatever the plugs the IE80's use

1 - a lot of speaker wire.


Now come the questions:

1. What brand of wiring should I use if I want silver plated copper?  Do I need sleeving for it?  I really enjoyed the look of just non-sleeved braided cables (it has more of that custom look to it).

2. What kind of plugs DO the IE80's use?  I can't for the life of me find that out anywhere.

3. What brands of plugs should I use?

       I was looking at switchcraft for the 3.5mm plugs, but I'm afraid they might be too fat to fit on my phone due to my phone case having a only a small opening for the audio jack.

               Maybe DHC?  I really like DHC looks, but they're a bit expensive.

       I was looking at Neutrik for the mini-xlr plug, and that seemed to be perfect for my needs, is this good?


Thank you guys so much for your time and efforts!



Edited by jhao19 - 1/12/14 at 2:47am