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Modifying the AKG K702 to take a balanced connection

Posted by JFunk on 26/06/2016 in Dismanteling and re building headphones |

We spend a lot of our time modifying headphones to take a balanced connection from and am or DAP – it think this is the first pair a AKG K702 we can done. We were lucky enough to have a 4pin socket just the right size to fit in the original hole. Here is a […]

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How to spot Fake HD25 – a side by side comparison

Posted by JFunk on 04/08/2015 in Dismanteling and re building headphones, Special projects |

Watch out!!! The fakes are about Even though they have been around for more than 25years now the HD25 have, up until recently, they have not been faked. But while doing a search on alibaba the other day I spotted what looked like a replica pair so thought I would order them and see what […]

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New tool for opening the HD25 aluminium earcups

If you have ever wandered the best way to open the earcup on a pair of sennheiser HD25 and amperior then this is it. We have developed this new tool which quickly and easily opens the earcup of any of the HD25 and amperior range without damaging any of the components. It took a few […]

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Beyerdynamic detachable cable mod by custom cans

The beyerdynamic DT770 have always been a very popular headphone for studio use and because of their great sound quality they are being adopted by the audiophile on a budget community. One thing a lot of people complain about is long fixed cable. There have been quite a few DIY forum threads on the subject […]

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How we customise headphones

Posted by JFunk on 26/03/2014 in Dismanteling and re building headphones |

Here is a quick video showing how we customise headphones. These were quite a simple design but it gives you an idea of how much work goes into each pair we do and why it takes so long to finish them

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Dismantling the Beyerdynamic DT1350

Posted by JFunk on 13/07/2012 in Dismanteling and re building headphones, Special projects |

We have recently started stocking the beyerdynamic range of headphones. Most of their models are pretty straight forward to pull apart but our favourite model, the DT1350, had me scratching my head for quite a few days while trying to dismantle it without damaging any of the parts. I have now figured it out so soon I […]

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Headphone painting guide – How we do it

Posted by JFunk on 29/09/2011 in Dismanteling and re building headphones |

Here at custom cans we have an open kimono business model which means we try not to have any trade secrets. This is a quick guide to how we paint the headphones, I’m not saying it is necessarily the only, best  or quickest way to do it. But we have been experimenting for a couple of years to try […]

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Video Tutorial – Dismantling the Sennheise HD280

Posted by JFunk on 01/08/2011 in Dismanteling and re building headphones |

Here is another video of the dismantling procedure to the Sennheiser HD 280 DJ headphones. It is all pretty straight forward but watch out for the little ballbearing and spring that pop out when you remove the arm from the slider – If you look close it caught me out and I thought I had […]

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Video Tutorial – Dismantling the Technics RP-DH1200

Posted by JFunk on 01/08/2011 in Dismanteling and re building headphones |

Here is a quick video to show how to pull apart the technics RP-DH 1200 DJ headphones. They are not too hard but look out because the internal cables are glued the the casing and a bit tricky to chase out – be carefull!!

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Side by Side guide to telling the difference between fake pioneer HDJ 2000 and Real ones

Posted by JFunk on 19/04/2011 in Dismanteling and re building headphones |

Howdy… Here is a quick guide to help you tell the genuine article from the dodgy copys – I purchased a pair of HDJ-2000 from a Pioneer Authorised dealer and one pair from Alibaba.com where I managed to get a fake pair a bit cheaper than ebay. Unfortunately i ended up getting stiffed on the […]

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