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The cable to the head phones has been cut can this be repaired?

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It depends where the cut is. If it is right near an earpiece, you may be able to resolder the remaining length to it, removing the cut part. Just remember the wiring layout (from the cable to earpiece) since these are STEREO headphones - and re-do it. Should work if you are careful.

If the cut is toward the plug end, and the plug is a sealed type, it will need to be replaced with a new one - available from electronics shops for a dollar or so each. Make sure you obtain a STEREO plug of the same size as the original.

If the cut is in the middle of the cable, you may be able to get away with 'splicing' the cable together - remember to insulate the wiring within it when doing this so as not to short out the LEFT and RIGHT to ground (3 wires in stereo headphones - left, right and ground).

If it proves too difficult for you, or cannot be repaired, consider replacing the headphones - as they are cheap enough to buy new.

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Yes it can be repaired
if the cable its cut in the middle just need to the to parts together with a knot
if calbe its cut from the joint with the headphone they need to be soldered

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