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  1. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Removing a speaker from the faceplate is always risky. If You do not need the faceplate anymore, then it is better to cut it into pieces, and remove it that way.
  2. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Not yet, but I have saved them if I can make something with them. It is so ridiculously big! :smile:
  3. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    If You measure the line resistance with a multimeter, it is 75Ohm, not 150. I believe the left and righ speaker is connected parallel. So Nokia phones do not have to drive 150 Ohm, they see 75 Ohm. If it is the case, then it is not stereo. It says "dual headset" on the package too.
  4. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Red is the red, right? I wander on the lower end. The PK shell should be more different than a bell shaped shell, at least I would expect that.
  5. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    So, then tell us how you like it when it arrives. :ksc75smile:
  6. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Try heating it, the glue may get more flexible. Then this is my preferred tool. It can be found in kitchen drawers, bars and pubs: This is how to use it on buds: The firs tool is best for PK shells but it depends how it grabs the cover.
  7. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    I will think about it. :hourglass_flowing_sand:
  8. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Yes, it looks good. Did You make them? How hard is it to pull the cable trough? Does it have a special technic?
  9. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    I am looking for paracord / fabric / textile cable, that looks like this: I could take apart a cheap earphone but the jack is not even plated, and the cable itself looks very thin. So far I haven't found it on Ali.
  10. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    It's a beast! Isn't the cable too stiff? Does it stay in thee ear easily?
  11. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    To reveal what is behind the different colored dots on the various PK1 redfilm drivers I have I made a series of measurements. Again, these are only comparable to the frequency response graphs on the same screenshot, and my test rig is not perfect. These were the candidates: I soldered these...
  12. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Tell us what prebuilt buds have You tried already, so one can compare. You know it is not like best car, best phone, best earbud. It is about You like xxxx earbud, but missing sound stage a bit, or want a bit more comfort, bass, or treble. If You are unsure, then buy any of the recommended ones...
  13. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    I have sorted the disassebled Nokia HDD-1 drivers. I do not know what does the color dots mean. There are 5 variants clockwise (left-top): purple-purple blue-purple orange-blue blue-blue green-blue Also notice the different minus sign on the purple-purple. Anybody have a hint about those?
  14. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    It is not new, but I post it again. If someone is looking for long docomo shell in WHITE, this Shozy costs as low as €17.3 + TAX now. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000996516095.html?spm=a2g0o.store_pc_groupList.8148356.2.b0b97480Q7wGH7
  15. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Oh, yes! :beerchug: Also a multimeter will help to match driver impedance/resistance (select the ones that matches best).
  16. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Well, if You have a soldering station, then definitely get a multimeter too. It doesn't need to be the best, a $20 dmm is okay for testing signal wires. And get familiar with Ohm's law too, it is easy. Next time You will get good drivers, and have fan!
  17. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    What is wrong with it? Did You measure it before soldering? Did it work, or it was Doa?
  18. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    I like the matching cable colours of the buds. Mine are all the same colour. At least I need some coloured foams to mark different builds. :thinking:
  19. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    You are right, this need to be noted for our measurements. I am still waiting for the ear coupler to be delivered. I cant wait to try making some mods, and measure it! :ksc75smile: My ear adopts easily, and after a few tests I can not tell small differences. This would help me a lot.
  20. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Nice results! I like those graphs. Are you planning to post measurements from other buds You have?
  21. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Thank You for the recommendations!
  22. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Long docomo shell bass port question: Did You notice difference when using thin vs thick cable with this shell? The bass port is the cable tunnel as well, so the thick cable can block the bass port or make the effective diameter smaller. I noticed the original bud was assembled with a very...
  23. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    I have a Dayton IMM-6 on the way. Did You guys had any luck measuring earbuds with this? I want an easy diy adapter for at least comparing earbuds, and tuning visually on FR graph.
  24. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Oh.. I see now. I ordered these also to replace a long docomo cover but these are just copies.
  25. earfanatic

    DIY Earbuds

    Is anybody waiting for parts? Also I have seen DIY vido drivers on Ali. Have anyone experienced with these in a better shell?
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