- Dec 17, 2011
Okay so Ive had my headphones for a good 3 years now and the 3.5mm plug has started to give me problems so I cut it off. I went to replace the plug as a beginner at soldering. I messed up numerous times with stripping the wire so now the cable is stripped down to the coiled part of my headphones.(I have the coiled cable version of the ath-m50) Also to make matters worse I soldering the plug to the point where the left sounds comes out the right ear driver and vice versa and the cable the right headphone goes out when I wiggle the cord so I guess I did a terrible job soldering. What I want to do is strip the wire again resolder a new plug and put on some heat shrink tubing so i can get rid a bit of the coiled cable to make it straight. Can you guys recommend me a size of heat shrink tubing to use on these headphones? Does this method im using to repair my headphones sound feasible?