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I have a sennheiser HD 201and the wire or cable is cut

I have a sennheiser HD 201 and the wire or cable is cut in two, i tried to reattach the wire by following cable colors it did not work. I tried to open it to reconnect the wire directly, i couldn't open the entire headphones. Do you have an idea why ?

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That part isn't available from Sennheiser. But they are pretty maintainable, if you're good with mechanical things, and if you can come up with another set of the same headphones for parts.
If you've already replaced your headphones and want to rid yourself of the broken 570's, I'm looking for a set to scrounge for parts.

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SOURCE: i've noticed that replacement inner

The ear padding is attached to and held in place by a plastic ring that fits into the speaker mount. Gently pull the ear padding outward so you can see the ring, then slip a flathead screwdriver or other object in (just a bit, you don't want to poke the speaker inside). Gently pry up , sliding your pry-bar along, and the pad should pop out quite easily.

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SOURCE: Sennheiser Hd 205 headphones stopped working properly

the problem is the cable from one driver to the other suffers from fatigue due to the bending of the plastic frame as the headphone fits to your head, causing copper cables to disintegrate.

the solution is to take apart the headphones (mini and regular Phillips screwdriver ONLY required) and solder a new cable in. in my case i used a standard coaxial cable for replacement.

once you have split the end of the senheiser cable output from cup 1 into its two parts you need to attach it to the equivalent connections on cup 2 (which u also need to split, i suggest using a modeling knife)

the red wire is insulated with ceramic coating much the same way as an electromagnet winding, the other is standard copper. you must attach copper to copper red to red with YOUR OWN cable.

the most difficult part is removing the ceramic insulation coating on the red wire, which i removed with a blast from a cigarette lighter. simple.

problem is your cable probably will not fit in the slot designed for the previous cable so i drilled a small hole in the BACK of the cup (silver colored horse shoe shape) and ran the cable outside the plastic case. not pretty but it saved me £40 for 2 hours work, which is not bad.

i am a trained mechanical and electrical engineer so u can trust.

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SOURCE: My Sennheiser RS 110 headphones won't work. I

First thing is you need to have a signal going to the headphones for them to work.


If you are getting a signal the green light should be lit.


If only the red lamp is lit the headphones are not getting a signal.


If hooked into a television you should have them plugged into a Fixed Output not variable output..


If you only have a variable output then you must turn the speakers off on the television and then turn the volume up on the TV in order to send a signal to the headphones.


If you are using a amplifier make sure you are using the correct output. Tape Monitors generally will not work as this output is not amplified.


Lastly try using an rca to headphone adapter and plug them into a headphone jack.


Don

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