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#575101 - 5th Sep 2011 11:34am headphones repair
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I have a very top end set of sennheiser headphones for my ipod and the right earphone has been damaged inside the jack plug where it attaches to the ipod. if i wiggle the wire then it works for a while.

can this jack plug be replaced ?

can anyone do it for me pls ?

i dont want to have the expense of replacing them as they are not cheap headphones


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#575154 - 5th Sep 2011 12:47pm Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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There are loads of online repairs on instructables.com for doing this yourself, and also on youtube.

Don't know if it helps at all, but my dad has fixed many headphones over the years when one ear has gone crackly due to broken wires, so I am sure it can be done.

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#575246 - 5th Sep 2011 2:32pm Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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yeah its a easy job to do

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#575273 - 5th Sep 2011 2:55pm Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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What Sennheiser headphones? I'm only asking as my set of HD 215 have a detachable lead, but the PMX 90 are hard wired.

If there is a detachable lead and it's the plug that's damaged, you can either cut off and solder on a new 2.5mm jack or replace with a new lead.

If they are hard wired or it's the socket that's damaged you'll have to open the casing to have a poke.

(For what it's worth the audio quality of the iPods don't really warrant spending more that about £20 on headphones.)

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#575276 - 5th Sep 2011 3:01pm Re: headphones repair [Re: little_pob]
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cx 400 II is the model

i think they definately need a new jack plug fitting

any takers to do it for me ?
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#575645 - 5th Sep 2011 7:33pm Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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How long have you had them? As there is a 2 year warranty on these: http://www.sennheiser.co.uk/uk/home_en.nsf/root/private_headphones_classic-line_cxseries_502743

Under Sale of Goods Act your contract is with the store. However, you may be better dealing with Sennheiser directly.

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#576400 - 6th Sep 2011 7:43am Re: headphones repair [Re: little_pob]
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ive no proof of purchase tbh

and ive jsut seen them for Sale for under £30 omg
when i got mine they were much more expensive , i may jsut replace them
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#576559 - 6th Sep 2011 10:22am Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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I've had three pairs and they all seem to break - I've never had headphones break so many times before. It's the wiring inside, it has an enamel covering and is really thin and prone to snappage. Cheap Chinese crap, in other words.

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#576661 - 6th Sep 2011 11:29am Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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Hi Jabber. I`ve got a ruck of jack plugs, leads & stuff. I have been fixing things like that since i was a puppy over 40yrs ago. If you want me to have a butchers at it, e-mail me. happy to help.

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#576682 - 6th Sep 2011 11:42am Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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My headphones on my ipod have been replaced a few times - £5 in ASDA. Can't moan.

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#577684 - 7th Sep 2011 7:54am Re: headphones repair [Re: jabber_Ish]
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Hi Jabber. Just sent you a PM but dont know if it`s got through as there`s no "sent" confirmation. Tel: 07960 182 455.

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#582408 - 14th Sep 2011 5:05pm Re: headphones repair [Re: woofie]
jabber_Ish Offline
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thank you ever so much woofie, youve done a cracking job party ive been having to use horrid ipod headphones and they are so poor, sound qualitywise, now my music sounds awesome again
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