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AKG K240 Studio headphone recable complete. Used Switchcraft Mini-XLR 3-pin female on the headphone side and a Switchcraft right-angle 3.5mm plug on the other side. Stripped the Canare L-4E6S cable and put on some Desert Camo 550 Paracord. I like it, and I don't like it. I can't say that I am a fan of the thicker cable for the headphone. I am going to build another cable, longer, probably around the 15 foot mark either using thinner cable, or using either the Canare or Mogami cable with no wrapping. That way there I can just walk from my computer to the home theater setup and just plug in without having to unplug from my computer and tossing on a 1/4" adapter. Thanks to this thread for the pointers, and who knows, maybe I will just pull the cables out entirely and do a braid. Sorry for the link, not cool enough yet to post pictures.

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I made my first headphone cable today. Canare L4E6S, Switchcraft mini XLR's, a metal Neutrik plug, and paracord.

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Originally Posted by fenderf4i View Post

I made my first headphone cable today. Canare L4E6S, Switchcraft mini XLR's, a metal Neutrik plug, and paracord.

Looks extremely heavy

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Originally Posted by Folex View Post

Looks extremely heavy

Only if you have the neck of a 5 year old girl. It's just 5 feet of cable lol.
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Originally Posted by fenderf4i View Post


Only if you have the neck of a 5 year old girl. It's just 5 feet of cable lol.

I generally wear for 5-10h at a time. 

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I generally wear for 5-10h at a time. 

 

 

 

So? It still weighs nothing lol.

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The Canare L4e6s is heavier than other braided cables but it feels sturdy, and never de-shape. Plus it is not that heavy (unless you already have a very headphone to start with). I love using them.

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To fix my original cable been too short.

Also to take full advantage of BALANCE, I need a shield cable. (I move around a lot with my chair, hence I need something that does not pick up too many noise while I move.)

I made this cable.

 

Not a very good looking one, but does made my low efficiency phone sounds better by using thicker wire.

 

Full (Click to show)

 

 

 

Whole (Click to show)

 

 

 

Sleeve (Click to show)

 

 

 

 

Y-Splitter (Click to show)

 

 

 

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Did a recable a few weeks ago and forgot to upload the pictures.

 

 

 

 

The canare L-4E6s was twisted pretty tight in the sleeve and it was tough to straighten out and it's still stiffer than I'd like it but it's definitely better than the stock cable.

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Originally Posted by FraGGleR View Post
 

And a picture: 

 

As much as I liked the stock feel of the Oyaide cable I had used, it bored me.  Paracord to the rescue!  Much more interesting, especially since it isn't plain round.  Also switched to the new Doublehelixcables mini, probably the best I have used.

Hello... i'm new here... what mini jack u used??what brand?

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Originally Posted by paijo View Post

Hello... i'm new here... what mini jack u used??what brand?

It's a Double Helix Cables Elite mini plug, I believe.
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Hi guys

I am new to diy cables and want to share what I have made.

 

So here is the first cable I have made

 

 

this is a 4-braided upocc copper wire

 

 

 

Next, is a line out cable.

6-braided upocc silver plated copper

 

finally is a iem cable again

this one is made with 4 cryo occ copper litz wires

 

 

Hope you guys will like it. 

If possible, please do tell me which aspects I can improve.

Thank you.


Edited by nelson515 - 4/11/14 at 2:12pm
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Speaker to XLR4(f) adapter

and

TRS to XLR4(f) adapter

 

speaker pins to XLR4(f) XLR(f) to TRS

 

4 strand "figure 8" flat braid paracord sleeving neutrik connectors

 

4 strand "figure 8" flat braid paracord sleeving neutrik connectors

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Originally Posted by Kamakahah View Post


It's a Double Helix Cables Elite mini plug, I believe.

Yep!  Love them.

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Originally Posted by Armaegis View Post
 

Speaker to XLR4(f) adapter

and

TRS to XLR4(f) adapter

 

 

I like the way those Ethereal speaker connectors look.  I might use them for my next adapter.

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