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I’ve just (on a whim) purchased my first pair of over-ear headphones - Meze 99 Neo’s. Never listened to them, in fact not listened to any on or over-ears at all 😳
Anyway all that aside I’d like to purchase an after market balanced cable for them and after looking online I’m totally confused as they all seem to have different 3.5mm plugs at the headphone end 🤯

can anyone point me in the right direction, ideally don’t want to spend anymore than £50 👍🏻👍🏻
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I’ve just (on a whim) purchased my first pair of over-ear headphones - Meze 99 Neo’s. Never listened to them, in fact not listened to any on or over-ears at all 😳
Anyway all that aside I’d like to purchase an after market balanced cable for them and after looking online I’m totally confused as they all seem to have different 3.5mm plugs at the headphone end 🤯

can anyone point me in the right direction, ideally don’t want to spend anymore than £50 👍🏻👍🏻
TIA
What termination do you need? The Meze are tricky as they need a very slim 3.5mm connector to go into the cup. I have only tried the Meze balanced 2.5 cable so can’t say much about the aftermarket ones.
 
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What termination do you need? The Meze are tricky as they need a very slim 3.5mm connector to go into the cup. I have only tried the Meze balanced 2.5 cable so can’t say much about the aftermarket ones.
that’s why I’m struggling, been looking at this 1 from China:

£37.82 | LN007005 16 Core OCC Silver Plated Mixed Headphone Cable For Meze 99 Classic Neo Noir Focal Clear Elear Elex Elegia Stellia
https://a.aliexpress.com/_BTeCxU

Seller tells me it’s compatible, I think the plugs look different 🤷‍♂️ The Meze plugs are mono and only have 1 ring on the plug. These have 2, stereo plugs? But then could they be wired up internally for mono? Or am I over thinking it 😂
 
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A 2.5mm balanced cable from Meze is $49 on Amazon.
 
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A 2.5mm balanced cable from Meze is $49 on Amazon.
This really is a great option, I've bought one for my 99's and one for my Stellia.
 
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Thanks for the advice, I went with the Meze 2.5mm balanced cable and apart from the cable having some memory to it, its excellent.
 
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