headband
  1. kazaakas

    Which HiFiMAN headbands are the same size?

    So I have to confess a serious sin, over the last few years, which included lots of travelling, I have truly busted up my Fostex TH-x00's. The paint on the headband and hangers had been peeling off for a while, and ultimately the headband snapped at the joint, like so many others. So what does...
  2. C

    Need help finding thickest/comfortable headband cover?

    I want to get Philips L2s for my son's b'day but not only is the headband large for his 11yr old head it also doesn't have much padding; so am looking for a very thick headband cover that might solve both issues.
  3. TastyPastry

    Hifiman HE-400i and HE-560 V2 Headband Assembly Compatiblity

    Hey everyone, I tried to replace just the bit of padding that goes over your head on my HE-400i, but was quickly greeted with the horrific design of the headband assembly as a whole, and can now consider my entire assembly to be toast. I'm curious to know if the HE-560 V2 headband assembly...
  4. fufula

    Something between HD650 / X2HR?

    There's a lot of things that I like about the HD650s and the X2HRs, but then there's this one thing in each case that drives me mad. I could live with the smaller soundstage and less bass of the HD650 if it wasn't for its terrible headband (I'd like to keep my headphones stock). The X2HR are...
  5. Dobrescu George

    What the **** is Blue Star Ring Headband - Headphone, More Or Less?

    I'm making an official thread to discuss the Blue Star Ring Headband - There's no thread yet, and I actually never heard how bone conduction systems sound like. Curious about them for sure. Long story short, I was contacted and asked if I want to review this - said yes, because I never heard a...
  6. Jolltax

    Road running - wireless headphones, not in-ear which still allow situational awareness

    I enjoy running around the country roads near where I live, I also listen to music on headphones, its important for me as a way to escape / relax. I am aware this is a bit of safety issue, particularly as the headphones I am using (Sony 1000XM3) are noise cancelling and over-ear - I recognise...
  7. S

    Need suggestions for over-the-ear headphones

    I'm looking for headphones with some of this qualities: 1) Looks: I'd prefer headbands that are almost perfectly round like the ones in the photo below. Shallow ear pads would be nice, too, but not a must. 2) Wired. It can have bluetooth, but I need to use it with cable. 3) Active noise...
  8. Notanaudiophile85

    Updated: Headband Repair Help

    I bought used V-Moda Crossfades and the headband is so misshapen that I don’t use them. I thought it was the sound of the phones that I didn’t like until I tried a display model in a store not long ago. It turns out, I enjoy the sound when they fit properly. I should mention that the headband is...
  9. ansi

    Beyerdynamic T90 headband turns to dust - why?

    So I had stored my T90 in the pleather case that they came with, unused for about a year. When I recently took them out I noticed that the headband was coming apart. Easier to explain with a picture: The rest of the headphones was fine, including the earpads. Any idea what could cause this...
  10. viveksaikia22

    DIY leather headband for Audeze LCD2.2

    Hi, Just wanted to share my little project to add a Leather comfort strap to the headband of my Audeze LCD2.2 The stock headband is comfortable, however, during long listening sessions, it becomes a bit uncomfortable. I could feel the weight concentrated on the top of my head (maybe because of...
  11. viveksaikia22

    Help! Any DIY solutions for a broken headband of Stax SR L300?

    Hi, My Stax SR L300 just arrived today. I was all excited to hear some music from these and put these on my head and this happens! The headband just snaps into two pieces! Not to mention that I am so much pissed at Stax for selling such a poorly constructed products, I went to their website to...
  12. Kmikko91

    Audeze headbands.

    Hello, Has anyone here compared the different head bands available for the LCD series? I'm interested in the differences between the Lohb strap, Audezes' suspension headband and the CF headband from Audeze (are there any other straps/bands?). Which is the most comfortable in your opinion? How...
  13. DekoniAudio

    Dekoni and New Pads for Sony, Nuggets for All!

    Dekoni Audio is pleased to announce a new pad material, exclusive to our new Sony WH-1000XM2 earpads, plus a new type of Pad Product: Dekoni Nuggets! Sony’s WH-1000XM2 is “The Noise-Cancelling Headphone.” Regarded by reviewers in the Industry and the Community as the first travel headphone...
  14. zwillmaster

    help? Ath-Msr7 headband comfort mod?

    I just got the msr7's and i love them,but even after trying to stretch the headband it is still very uncomfortable, and they are really hurting the top of my head. I was wondering if the zmf pilot pad would make a difference, or if some kind of diy solution would help. I don't really want to...
  15. zensanjay

    Headband cover for Oppo PM3

    Hi, I had purchased oppo pm 3 head phones in 2016. The headbands have started flaking off. I am situated in a hot and humid country. I replaced the stock earpads with brainwavz audio sheepskin angled earpads. the sound feels better and its slightly bigger (height). I still need some cover...
  16. C

    DIY - Fabric covered cable through headband

    Dear all, I’m new here and I’d like to get some opinions from the forum community. I’m planning to make a one-sided removable cable without microphone connected to the left enclosure of my headphone. That means, I will need to connect the right one through the headband. I would like to use a...
  17. Shipibo Audio Padded Leather Headbands, Wooden Cups, Aluminum Rod Blocks, and Aluminum Gimbals

    Shipibo Audio Padded Leather Headbands, Wooden Cups, Aluminum Rod Blocks, and Aluminum Gimbals

    Industrial art is thriving right now. In the technology world, Apple’s unqualified successful metal and glass marvels have designs that harken back to the silver-faced stereo gear of the 1970’s. When placed side by side with black plastic alternatives, it’s easy to see what most people will...
  18. O

    Help: Pioneer SE-2 without headband

    Hello. I just bought a pioneer se-2 headphones ... and later notice that the headband was missing (have been cutted off). I would like to make a new one, but I can't find the correct dimensions on the internet. Owners of SE-2: can you please help me? I only need the length and width of the...
  19. D

    Shoestring budget headphone repair

    Hi. I own a Sony 2.0 Wireless Headset. I know they're not mind-blowing, but I had to acquire these a few years ago due to technical reasons. Long story. Anyway, the headband is pretty much made entirely of plastic, and due to my big head the piece that provides tension has began cracking...
  20. dj2thirteen

    DIY/Custom Request: Audio Technica ATH-M70X Custom Headband

    Have possibly a bit of an odd request from a head-fi peeker (rarely post, on/off viewer). So a relative of mine swears by the ATH-M70x's as of this moment for his own personal music mixing/editing ventures, doesn't dabble in full on monitors due to living with other folks in the same house. He's...
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