what does the 4 digit number on shure headphone plug means?
Mar 19, 2006 at 3:04 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 7

frankcent

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I have searched the forums but didnt find out anything about the new numbering system. I had a pair of shure e3 and sent them in for repairing. My old pair has three digits on the plug with the last one representing the year of production and the first two implying the week of production. However, when I got my new phones back, the number on the plug appears to be 3585. I am just curious about the number, which I used to use for warranty purpose. Please let me know if you understand how to interpret the number. Thanks.
 
Mar 19, 2006 at 6:27 AM Post #3 of 7

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It should be three digits...

The first 2 numbers are the week of manufacture, and the last one is year.

For example, if my number is 395, my 'phones were made on the 39th week of 2005.

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Mar 19, 2006 at 8:45 AM Post #4 of 7

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Quote:

Originally Posted by mr.karmalicious
It should be three digits...

The first 2 numbers are the week of manufacture, and the last one is year.



if you read his post he already mentioned that and how this one isn't following that standard.
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Mar 19, 2006 at 10:38 AM Post #6 of 7

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Quote:

Originally Posted by azncookiecutter
Could it be:
1st two digits: week of manufature
3rd digit: month of manufature
4th digit: year of manufature?



Wouldn't work, as the month would require 2 digits.
 
Mar 19, 2006 at 11:13 AM Post #7 of 7

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Well, to put a spin on it...

My E5s have the number '1945', and my E4s have the number '265'

It can't be week / month / year because week 19 is not in April...
 

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