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    Reshelling Blon Bl03 to fix driver flex? Any advice appreciated

    My Bl03 has a driver flex and I think it's because of the vent being blocked by my ear. Some say it's the death of an IEM. :( If it is indeed so, I have low hopes for it being replaced so I'm looking ahead now for possible fixes. One of it is to reshell the drivers into a more agreeable...
  2. Tofty

    Tofty's DIY Headphones - 3D Printed

    Repairs and Modifications Hi all, I've recently picked up the hobby of repairing headphones, bought in job lots or as spares/repairs. For many of them the repairs have been quite straight-forward, but when it comes to physical damage; it's rarely a simple fix. Using a 3D Printer however can...
  3. Double-A

    Would using a resistor adapter w/ headphones have an effect on SQ?

    I am a noob with a noob question. I just stumbled upon this thread. I'm intrigued by the idea of using a resistor adapter to raise the impedance-level of a pair of headphones. Would that have any detrimental effect on the headphone's sound signature? Let's obviously assume a sufficiently...
  4. The Kennerton Gjallarhorn Modified

    The Kennerton Gjallarhorn Modified

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    Cleer Next: A Review of Untapped Potential

    Cleer, a small US based company focused on designing slightly premium casual listening headphones while using Chinese OEM manufacturing, came out swinging at the Canjam 2017 tour. Their new flagship dynamic driver headphone was announced as taking aim at the HD800 in performance for a lower...
  6. mwildebeast

    Best DIY / Aftermarket / Custom Grado Headphone Drivers?

    So, lately I've been delving down the rabbit hole of custom headphones, specifically custom Grados. I've found a number of different driver options that look pretty cool (both in images and on paper), but of course considering this is such a niche area of audiophilia, I figured I'd ask the...
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    Possibilities

    Hey guys, obviously I'm new here, but i was looking to get my first "audio setup" as far as a pair of over $150 headphones, and also my first amp and dac. I've already done my research and decided on a Fiio k3 (sorry if some of the names i list are off, I'm going off memory) for the amp/dac...
  8. kevingzw

    Vibro Labs MkII Headphones (Wood-cupped T50rps')

    Hey fellow audiophiles! I recently discovered that Vibro Labs is back after receiving an email from their subscription list. Instead of releasing IEM's' like the Sera or Maya, they are now manufacturing and machining different types of wood-chambers for the Fostex T50rp! You can choose to...
  9. 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...
  10. PROTRance

    MSR7 Boost, FRX MOD

    Today I bought a MSR7NC and After only 3 H I decided to mod this headphone for better base and mid range and better soundstagae, What do you need: Only 1 Super Glue like this: How to start: You need to compress MSR7 PADS as below picture: Use Super Glue to Freeze pads, Do the same with...
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    Saga Preamp and Solid State Amp users

    I've had a really great experience using my Schiit Saga Preamp with my Adcom 5800 power amp (Nelson Pass design 250 watts/channel into 8 ohms, and over 400 watts/channel into 4 ohms) I bought another Saga Preamp and will be using that one with my Acurus a250 power amp soon. I also prefer the...
  12. RenZixx

    V-Moda LP Left Slider Cracked

    Hey! Let me just start of by saying that the slider still works no doubt but its more loose and the crack annoys me Any thoughts and idea's?:L3000:
  13. DekoniAudio

    Dekoni Audio: HiFiman Pads

    Dekoni is pleased to announce custom-made upgrade pads for HiFiman! These were designed for the round-earcup designed models like the popular HE-400i and new Susvara, and represent a noticeable upgrade in comfort and sound as well as our full range of Elite pad materials to suit your tastes...
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    Love first Open-Back Headphone

    Hello guys I've been really impressed with my first Open-Back Headphones (ATH-AD700X). I am in no way an audiophile, but have been lurking the forums and specifically bought these headphones for gaming use only. Now I want to step outside with them but the cables are super long unfortunately ...
  15. RenZixx

    Brainwavz HM9 Bass and Clamp Mod

    Hi there fellow headfiers, let me start of by saying that i own an OEM of the brainwavz hm9 the Reloop RHP-30 and if your gonna ask me where i got the Reloops well i got them from the palm expo at the Reloop showcase thingy in Mumbai. So back to the mod CLAMP MOD: So many people say that if...
  16. dev0lver

    Beyerdynamic DT series Comfort strap mod and DT770 sound mod

    ok, so, someone will call me crazy for doing this to beyers, but i wanted to try it for quite some time now i bought my DT770 80ohm last year in January for my birthday, and they are my first serious headphones love them, from the sound to the comfort, but soon after buying them, i got eager to...
  17. Maxx134

    HEK Rear Strips Mod

    Here are the first initial and easiest HEK mods, I call, the rear strips (sissy) mods. :) For the HiFiMan HE 1000.. What this mod does: 1-Wake up its laid back midrange... 2-Elevated its foggy micro detailing from obscurity. 3-Give it's trebles more presence.. 4-Realize & retrieve it's...
  18. Maxx134

    HEK Acoustic Coupler Mod

    HEK Acoustic Coupler Mod: Introduction/Preface: Today we will give the HEKV1 the maximum mods to bring it closer to a HEKV2... Ok here we go... My take , personally is that HEK V1 presentation was definitely intentional to be a surreal large extended soundstage. Just like the HD800 was...
  19. Maxx134

    HEKV2 & SE "FEILIAN PORT" MOD!

    Introduction/Preface: Hello again, for those that don't know me I am the creator of the HEKV1 mods: ** "Rear strips" mod ** "Acoustic Coupler" mod ** "Rear damping" mod They have been out about a year but only on *(redacted). I had planned to post these here quite a while ago so apologies for...
  20. bowei006

    Dekoni Audio Blue Review: Official Fostex T50-RP headphones

    Hello all, I wanted to make a thread about a new set of headphones from Dekoni Audio that I came to enjoy. https://dekoniaudio.com/product/dekoni-audio-blue-fostex-dekoni-collaboration-audiophile-planar-magnetic-headphone/ It seems Fostex officially collaborated with Dekoni, a company known...
  21. pezhore

    Modified Grado SR80e

    Apologies if this is in the wrong forum... As a (late) Christmas gift to myself, I finally finished modding my Grado SR80e headphones. Everything but the stock gimbals and drivers were replaced. Parts/Materials: Thinner Steel band, Aluminum blocks, Leather band (All from rholupat) Zebrawood...
  22. Symphones V8 Drivers for Grado

    Symphones V8 Drivers for Grado

    Symphones V8 Drivers for Grado I’ll let Rhydon Rayment introduce his company and philosophy: “Since 2010 Symphones has done more than refine an old tradition: we've started a new one. By fusing dynamic design with the vivid DIY culture we work to enable a new movement of designer artisans...
  23. ronCYA

    How to order SE530x6 or SE530x8 upgrade mod

    I have an old pair of Shure SE530's lying around (cables died after ~6 months) and after losing my regular TTPOD T1-E's it's time to get them working again. I live in Australia and hope to reshell the SE530 to have Custom mold Removable cables Added drivers for x6 or x8 upgrade I've read that...
  24. GoingBackHome

    Monolith M1060 Mod - replace the Grill foam with 1mm crafting felt?

    I get a used new pair of the M1060. Now i want to Mod it too for better Sound performance. I found this Video for the known "Fazor Mod": Also i found this Post on Reddit: https://www.google.de/amp/s/amp.reddit.com/r/headphones/comments/6dt6e1/the_miserly_monoprice_monolith_m1060_mod/ For...
  25. Nolbert0

    Adjustable (reversible) bass mod for HE-400i

    Preface I've made feeble attempts to find this elsewhere on this forum so my deepest apologies it this was already posted before. This is me popping my thread cherry so please (at least) be mildly gentle... I got the HE-400i as my first venture into the world of planars. My only 'serious'...
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