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Build a “golden plated” headphone

Build a “golden plated” headphone

[I start this post 1st at https://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Hi-Fi-Headphone-From-Scratch/]  I build this “golden plated” headphone from scratch with a pair of 40mm dynamic drivers. My goal was, as I named it a Hi-Fi headphone, it must beat or at least on par with my $100 Grado MS1. So I deliberately pick this close-end (mainly to control the distortion…

Build an in-ear earphone to compete with Sennhesier IE80

Build an in-ear earphone to compete with Sennhesier IE80

Sennheiser IE80 (see review below) was a benchmark of in-ear earphones. However, the $250 price is also prohibiting. This project is trying to reproduce the style/quality of its sound in a very cost-effective way – Do It By yourself!   The materials: Shell, dynamic drivers and cable (find all at shop of Earphone DIY Labs)…

Build a wooden headphone with 50mm dynamic drivers

Build a wooden headphone with 50mm dynamic drivers

This post is to share my experience building a genuine wood headphone with a pair of Hi-End 50mm dynamic drivers and a replaceable cable. See above for my final result. This design has 3 advantages to me that: Comparable sound quality with hundreds $ Hi-End earphones, where I put Sennheiser HD650 as benchmark. Both genuine…

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