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Puppy chewed the cord on my Philips shp2500 headphones. Is there any way to repair the cord?

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  • phtm35 Dec 20, 2008

    Thanks for trying, tokenred. I did try to do that, but these wires are different than conventional speaker wires. They're more of a cloth, or fiber, wire.

  • tech_n9ne_20 Jan 21, 2009

    is there a layout cause mine is all the way to the tip that goes into the psp so i dont know what color goes to what on the male piece

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2009

    same problem, same headphones and a puppy :( . this is not conventional wiring, and oh both my wires were chewed and totally severed , there is enough on each end to expose and possibly re-attach but the wiring is very thing and it would be very difficult, there is also some fibre in it which i dont know the cause for?

    PLEASE HELP, i love these earphones! :(

  • dancen_001 May 12, 2009

    I accidentally cut my cord of my Philips SPH2500. I was thinking that I could make the cord shorter. But, I noticed that the wire is different. So, when I tried connecting the wire. I noticed different colors. I did try to connect all the wires based on their colors. But, it didn't work. Besides that I found some fiber like wire. Is it still possible to reconnect the wire and make it work? Please help.


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Yep. Same exact thing happened to my HD280's. Damn beagles!

Simply buy replacement cord from Sennheiser. It has a nice .100" pitch header so no soldering is necessary to replace the cord.

The trick is to get the phones apart. I almost destroyed mine before I realized you can take the ear padding off by stretching it from around the plastic earcup. Be careful not to tear the thin fabric on the inside of the pad. I believe you can buy replacements of the pads if you are not so lucky.

There are two screws that hold the phone parts all together. Take these out and you are there. Be sure you watch how all the parts come out because it is a bit of a puzzle to get it all back together. The tiny wire are also very fragile inside the phones so be very gentle.

Putting the pads back on was probably the hardest part. :/


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You can repair the cord by cutting out the chewed section and reattach the wires to the corresponding wire on the other end and if you solder the connections then it will last longer. Make sure you isolate and exposed wire with electrical tape.

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