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    Problem with Sennheiser headphones

    Hello All,

    Some of you may remember my posts about purchasing Sennheiser HD595 Headphones. Well, I did purchase them in December, and I've been very happy with them- up until a few weeks ago. Recently, I've been experiencing some crackling noise sporadically that lasts for 5-10 seconds then goes away. Its hard to say at what interval- because it is happening randomly. Can you offer any advice?

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    Hey james, have you contacted Sennheiser?

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    Quote Originally Posted by james101
    Hello All,

    Some of you may remember my posts about purchasing Sennheiser HD595 Headphones. Well, I did purchase them in December, and I've been very happy with them- up until a few weeks ago. Recently, I've been experiencing some crackling noise sporadically that lasts for 5-10 seconds then goes away. Its hard to say at what interval- because it is happening randomly. Can you offer any advice?

    Thanks,
    James
    Sounds like a dirty plug. It doesn't take much oily residue to cause static/crackling with headphones. Clean the plug with an alcohol prep. DON'T use baby cloths or hand cleaning cloths. Only pure alcohol, either Isopropl or denatured ethel should be used.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoffcin
    Sounds like a dirty plug. It doesn't take much oily residue to cause static/crackling with headphones. Clean the plug with an alcohol prep. DON'T use baby cloths or hand cleaning cloths. Only pure alcohol, either Isopropl or denatured ethel should be used.
    yes' James" that advise works ever time!!.... in addition to that it also happens with the headphone out connection from the source your using" if your still having that problem" (unplug the unit" use cotton swabs with the same cleaning suggestion) give it some time to dry" before you power it back up....... good luck
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    What do you have the headphones connected to?
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    So the problem is the actual plug, not the connection from the cable to the physical headphone. I should mention I'm using a 1/4 to 1/8 inch adapter...

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    If it was me, I would buy a new one and solder it on. As far as adaptors go, make sure you have a nice fit to avoid abusing the plug/cord.

    I asked you about Sennheiser because you should be under warranty...

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    I am under warranty- but what will they do?

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