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Old 11-17-2010, 08:36 PM
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I just got the Audio Technica Ath-M30, and, after trying the M20, this really feels like an upgrade. Although I am very happy with the purchase, I feel like the cable is too long for me and it is very hard to conceal. Is there a way to somehow compact the cable to a manageable length?
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:44 PM
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If you can solder cut the cable shorter and re-terminate with either a Switchcraft or Neutrik plug. If you can’t solder, take to a decent music instrument store that does service and have them do it for you.
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Old 11-17-2010, 09:33 PM
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Thanks WG, but is there no other way?
i was thinking like having them coil in a circle, like on those old telephone lines. If you dont know what i mean ill post a pic later
if there was any way to do that i would do it...
and would going through the solder process decrease the sound quality of the h-phones?
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Old 11-18-2010, 04:20 AM
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Shortening the cable and re-terminating a jack would not change the sound quality at all, although you can always coil the cable and stick it in your pocket if you prefer not to cut the cable. But you have to admit either the straight or right angled Switchcraft stereo plug looks quit fetching



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Old 11-18-2010, 07:56 AM
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do the cable shortening with a right angle plug. if the cable you have is straight, it will stay straight. the pocket idea is your only non-soldering option and is bulky.

@WG - where is a good place to get one of those? I would like to convert my hd428 to right angle.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:31 AM
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@WG - where is a good place to get one of those? I would like to convert my hd428 to right angle.

Here is a bunch of suppliers for DIY cabling.


Sorry WG I stole your post.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:43 AM
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sweet, thanks.
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