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Offline djdube525

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Replacement headphone cables?
« on: May 18, 2018, 02:50:27 PM »
Any recommendations out there for headphone cables?

I'm increasingly getting annoyed at the stock, long as crap cables that came with my Oppo PM-3. The Oppos take standard plugs so not a big issue.

An important consideration... I'm a frugal SOB, so options like Blue Dragon cables from moon-audio, which I'm sure are fantastic, are quite a bit more than I want to spend. Curious if these on Amazon or Lavricables would be reasonable options... I was leaning to stick with copper though.

Other options but skeptical...
- Option 1
- Option 2


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Re: Replacement headphone cables?
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2018, 09:11:47 PM »
Hello djdube525,

My favourite topic - cables!  :)

Doubtful if these are really 6n or 8N cables.

But maybe something like this?  http://www.oyaide.com/ENGLISH/AUDIO/products_category/headphone_earphone_cbl/pg521.html

I see their cables for around $200 and at least you will get what you pay for. https://www.amazon.com/OYAIDE-HPC-35SRH-1-3m-Headphone-cable/dp/B00A71ADP4

PCOCC I think.

I've been itching to get cable upgrades for my Sennheisers but haven't gotten the chance yet.

Paul

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Re: Replacement headphone cables?
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2018, 07:04:14 AM »
   . Pangea will do just fine for headphones. Even the generic cables at your local music store [ Gar Center] will suffice. Easy to try first. You may be surprised.


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Re: Replacement headphone cables?
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2019, 01:46:44 PM »
I ran across a company called Periapt Cable and thought it's cheap enough
to give it a try. On my Sennheiser 598SR the cable is a nice improvement.
Messed up and got a 3.5 plug so have to use a 3.5 to 1/4" adapter that I had
around so not sure of i'm getting all they can do. It has sparked an interest in
seeing if I can do better though.

Don

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Re: Replacement headphone cables?
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2019, 04:00:20 PM »
I ran across a company called Periapt Cable and thought it's cheap enough
to give it a try. On my Sennheiser 598SR the cable is a nice improvement.
Messed up and got a 3.5 plug so have to use a 3.5 to 1/4" adapter that I had
around so not sure of i'm getting all they can do. It has sparked an interest in
seeing if I can do better though.

Don

Dandy Don,
I should send you my prototype cable...

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Re: Replacement headphone cables?
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2019, 07:52:55 PM »
Pete:
If it's any where near as good as your Spirit II, I'd
love to hear it.

Thanks
Don