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Leather Cuffs - How to keep them soft?

I have had a pair of ATH-M50 for about 6 months, I absolutely love them but the leather ear cuffs have gotten dried up, they are not soft to the touch anymore. I have only had cloth ear cuffs on my previous headsets and headphones - So I don't really know how leather become. I just purchased a pair of new cuffs for them and they are soft again, I want to know how to prevent them from drying up again, if it's even possible? 

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Maybe use some shoe cream? You know the thing that makes your shoes look shiny and soft :)

 

If that does not work there is plenty of creams designed to "satisfy and impregnate" leather around :) Just search for "leather softener" ^^

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It's fake leather, not much you can do about it.

Uh, a question, I'm getting an ear cup replacement, which ear cup material has long lasting use?

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Uh, a question, I'm getting an ear cup replacement, which ear cup material has long lasting use?

Don't know if it will last long but the velour pads on my DT770's are supercomfortable and they stay soft.

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You can replace the pads, or sock mod, but you are never getting the pads to not be rocks. 

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Uh, a question, I'm getting an ear cup replacement, which ear cup material has long lasting use?

Cloth/velour is usually good. Or buy real leather and take care of it.

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You can replace the pads, or sock mod, but you are never getting the pads to not be rocks. 

 

 

Cloth/velour is usually good. Or buy real leather and take care of it.

 

Anywhere to get custom leather cups, specifically for the ATH-M50. I know I can just google it, but if there's a specific trustworthy site with good deals?

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Anywhere to get custom leather cups, specifically for the ATH-M50. I know I can just google it, but if there's a specific trustworthy site with good deals?

 

Lol, I wouldn't waste that much money on those headphones. If you are looking for something like that, go into the DT series.

 

I would pick up the 770 or 990 with the velour pads. Can be found for as low as $100.

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the single redeeming factor of owning a shitty turtle beach headset is that the earcups are directly interchangeable with my m50. I now have the choice of using the papery thin pleather and a cloth cup although it does feel like it changes the sound a bit

when I get around to it I'll likely be using some interior car cleaners on my m50 earcups to see if they soften up again

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I can't find any velour ear cups that ships internationally. Anyone know which site I can buy them at a decent price?

 

EDIT : For my A900x. Does it affect the noise isolation like audio leak or something after I change them to velour?

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I can't find any velour ear cups that ships internationally. Anyone know which site I can buy them at a decent price?

 

EDIT : For my A900x. Does it affect the noise isolation like audio leak or something after I change them to velour?

 

Velour isolates less than pleather/leather. Truly have no idea about international pad-buying options.

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