Headphone question

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  1. Mac

    Mac It varies from season to season, kid. OT Supporter

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    im planning on buying these *link* but the cord is 10 feet long, can i crop the cord and fit it with a new audio jack to decrease the length?
     
  2. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    That's really not a good idea.

    It's very easy to introduce noise into the signal path.

    There is very fine wire in there, and it's most likely shielded.

    I think if you shop the specs a little, you can probably find similar quality
    with a shorter cord from the factory.


    I'm not saying it can't be done with care. But once you cut into that cable, there's no returning the headset.







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  3. Mac

    Mac It varies from season to season, kid. OT Supporter

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    what if i get a tech to do it? will there still be signal qulaity loss?
     
  4. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    why shorten the length, just use a velcro strap or twisty to keep the length you don't need bundled close to the computer. THen you'd have then length if you need it.
     
  5. Mac

    Mac It varies from season to season, kid. OT Supporter

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    im planning on using this shit with my Ipod...
     
  6. Wolf68k

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    I have to agree that's it not a good idea to try to shorten the cable.
    Yes it could be done but....if you ask me, if you have to ask then you don't know how to do it correctly.

    $70 for a set of headphones to use with an iPod? That seems a bit much for to me, but to each their own.

    You're going to be using these headphones while jogging any thing else that active so I don't see where bundling up the excess cord should be a problem.
     

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