Need help fixing my Grados.
Mar 20, 2006 at 2:10 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 12

afiaowo

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The connection on one side of my Grados is bad so I thought I would fix it.
I disconnected the wires without keeping track of what went where.
I'm now left with the two cups without + or - indicators and wires with non-typical lead colors.

http://bis.midco.net/afiaowo/Picture.jpg

If you could help me make sense of this I would be grateful.

They are SR60. Thanks Anarchy965.
 
Mar 20, 2006 at 2:16 AM Post #2 of 12

Anarchy965

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I wouldn't know much about it but what model are they just so people know.
 
Mar 20, 2006 at 9:15 PM Post #4 of 12

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Just use a multimeter to run a current through one pole on the headphone pole and test each wire individually to determine which pole is which side. Can't tell you which pole is the left or right side on the headphone plug, though, someone else might be able to help you there.
 
Mar 20, 2006 at 9:15 PM Post #5 of 12

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Just guessing "blue"=grounds, white & red = signals.
you could use the wire to tap on the contacts while playing to hear if any sound is coming out of the phones before you solder. Test it not at high volume.
 
Mar 20, 2006 at 9:41 PM Post #7 of 12

kramer5150

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Is there any way to tell the polarity on the drivers?... IE which solder pad is + and which is -?

Garrett
 
Mar 20, 2006 at 10:01 PM Post #8 of 12

[AK]Zip

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Pretty much also headphones I have modded/come across have the same setup. When the solder pads are looking away from you. The left pad is + and the right pad is -. As for your headphones I attached a picture to make it east for you. I know all Grado's are the same for sure and my HF-1 are open right now so I double checked and it was correct.

sr60wire.jpg


-Alex-
 
Mar 20, 2006 at 10:05 PM Post #9 of 12

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Quote:

Originally Posted by afiaowo
The connection on one side of my Grados is bad so I thought I would fix it.
I disconnected the wires without keeping track of what went where.
I'm now left with the two cups without + or - indicators and wires with non-typical lead colors.

http://bis.midco.net/afiaowo/Picture.jpg

If you could help me make sense of this I would be grateful.

They are SR60. Thanks Anarchy965.



Here's a pic of my recabled SR60's. White is signal and blue is ground.

http://img373.imageshack.us/img373/6468/sr606wy.jpg

hope it helps.

-cheers
 
Mar 21, 2006 at 12:21 AM Post #12 of 12

afiaowo

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Thanks for everyones help.

I'm all wired up and back in business, without the bad connection.

I hooked everything back up as shown in [AK]Zip's picture.

I'm in a money pickle saving for my wedding so this helps me more than you know.

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