Discussion in 'DIY' started by Luckbad, Jan 16, 2016.
Yeah, but the female connector for those. To install on the earcups.
Aaah, gotcha. Yeah, they're built into the drivers on the 6xx. You could probably chop them out of a pair if you really wanted. I have one knackered old driver I was keeping for spares that I could donate- I'm sure others have similar kicking about too. I'm sure we could scare up a pair between us, if you were determined to try.
Thanks for the offer but that's too much hassle. I'll either leave the Fostex as is, or use one of the options @fraggler mentioned. These cans only get about 10% of the listening time anyway
Fair enough- they are more sensible options.
It has been a while since I was active modding headphones, but it looks like the TH-X00s are basically the same construction as the old Denon D2000-7000 series. If that is the case, there is not a whole lot of room, and a mini XLR (Audeze and ZMF) connector is likely too big. Maybe an HD800 socket, but that might still be a little big, and they aren't cheap. 3.5mm vs 2.5mm won't matter too much. If you google detachable cables for the Denon series, you might see what people have done. I have only ever done hardwire recables for the Denon series, so I can't say how difficult it will be. A telling sign of how tight things are is that Fostex put the sockets on the outside of the cups on their current gen models with detachable cables.
Thanks @fraggler , I think I'm just going to leave them as is. I don't really need another project anyway, and this sounds like it would be a hassle. The last thing I want is for this to look like a redneck cobblejob.
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