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Where can I get a replacement swivel for AKG K 490NC headphones? The plastic broke right at the end that attaches to one of the earpieces.

The plastic piece broke right at the connection to the earpiece. I'm pretty sure I can repair it if I can find the replacement part. The headphones are less than a year old.

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Have you found a solution for it? I have a similar problem

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

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    Steve Jul 30, 2015

    I have the same problem . . . they should have made that whole piece metal, not unforgiving hard platic. they're rendered useless...

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SOURCE: I have a AKG K 480 NC headphones. There is a loose

The wires must have been damaged so remove the casing and place extra lead on connected points and the wires well.
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SOURCE: Shure E4C headphone failure

I just found out how to open the E4's.

What you do is, unscrew the metal cap that holds the angled earbud tube in place. Note that the tube itself can't be turned.

Then remove the metal ring behind it as well as the small rubber ring.

There is a 'hinge' at the cord end of the earbud, so what you should do is take a very sharp knife (I used a scalpel) and pry the top off the earbud from the end that had the ring mounted by inserting the knife between the top piece and the metal element. Note that it's attached with a little glue, so it will take some coaxing to get off.

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SOURCE: My headphones are feedbacking all of a sudden

thanks, I have the same problem..i just changed the battery yesterday and saw corrosion on it! I will dry it out. that feedback was amazingly loud..thanks to all!

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SOURCE: Snapped Earpiece Off Skullcandy Hesh

Skullcandy does not sell replacement parts. but you can warranty those. they will either replace them or send you a 50% off code to use on there website.

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SOURCE: im looking for replacement plastic swivel part. left side

Try asking here:https://servicesales.sel.sony.com/ecom/accessories/web/welcome.jsp

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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