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Damnit Sennheiser! I love your headphones but the cable is too damn long and the cable is not 3.5mm .

 

Anybody know any cables i can use in place of the one included? It's for my HD 518s . It uses the 1/4 inch jack instead of 3.5mm and it's 2m long instead of 1m or 0.5m .

 

Can i buy a shorter cable that'll work with it? And will it be 3.5mm?

 

 

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I'd check online or try somewhere in Mongkok Computer Centre / Golden Computer Centre.

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Haha I had the exact same problem, I went with the FiiO RC-HD1 - incredible cable, perfect length and well built.

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Haha I had the exact same problem, I went with the FiiO RC-HD1 - incredible cable, perfect length and well built.

Does it fit into the headphones? COs i noticed it has a wierd pattern on the included ones.

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Does it fit into the headphones? COs i noticed it has a wierd pattern on the included ones.

Should do, it's exactly the same connector.

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Should do, it's exactly the same connector.

Sweet! How much do they cost?

 

And can i buy them off amazon?

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Sweet! How much do they cost?

 

And can i buy them off amazon?

I got mine for £25 on Amazon.

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I got mine for £25 on Amazon.

WTF! 25 pounds for a damn cable! I spent like 70 on the headphones!

 

Could you find a cheaper one which will do the job well?

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WTF! 25 pounds for a damn cable! I spent like 70 on the headphones!

 

Could you find a cheaper one which will do the job well?

If you were annoyed with the length and adapter as much as I was then it's worth it haha.  Something like this is pretty spot on, braided as werll: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00T6ET2E6/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_dp_ss_1?pf_rd_p=569136327&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B00EUGZVHW&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=10TZR24912FQ0P90TJXP

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WTF! 25 pounds for a damn cable! I spent like 70 on the headphones!

 

Could you find a cheaper one which will do the job well?

Sennheiser makes their own 1,2m cable. Just look for 'Sennheiser 505638' It's out of stock but 7,90€. It looks to be a standard 2,5mm 4-pole and 3,5mm 3-pole. You could fin even cheaper cable but I'd find out about the wiring before purchasing.

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Damnit Sennheiser! I love your headphones but the cable is too damn long and the cable is not 3.5mm .

 

Anybody know any cables i can use in place of the one included? It's for my HD 518s . It uses the 1/4 inch jack instead of 3.5mm and it's 2m long instead of 1m or 0.5m .

 

Can i buy a shorter cable that'll work with it? And will it be 3.5mm?

You can just get a cable with 2.5mm on one end, and 3.5mm on the other. THe headphone side is 2.5mm, the other side is whatever you want, presumably 3.5mm

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