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Cracked wires I have a similar problem.all the wires of my headphones are splitting - especially where they go into the headphone. I have noticed that the copper wiring is now breaking and that they are on their last legs. They are only a matter of 18-months old and I have treated them with kid gloves. - pretty disapointing considering they are five times more expensive than my Sony headphnes and have lasted half the time.

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Well, I am on my 3rd pair of these. I love them to death, but the older version of these(rectangular adapter on end) tend to have more cracked wires. I have the newer ones now and haven't had a problem yet except my cat chewed the right ear piece on my 2nd pair.

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I recommend getting some Shure headphones if you are into the in-ear style. In reality, better sound is achieved by larger older style headphones like a pair of Ultrasones or Sennheisers.

http://www.sweetwater.com/c412--Shure--Headphones

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http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/HD280Pro/

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