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3.5mm Cable, very sensitive. Possible fixes?

Okay well, the 3.5mm cable that comes with the Beats Pros is getting a bit sensitive. By sensitive I mean if I nudge the 'L' shape end sound cuts out in one ear.

Yes, i know they are over priced etc etc, no lecture needed :)

Any ideas how to get into the L plug to see if theres any wires loose?

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felix, what do you mean by "L" shape end? Are you talking about the connector that plugs in?

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Yep, the 90º connector that goes into the device.

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Hi does it happen to other devices you plug the headphone into? maybe it is the device only? Just a thought...

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felix, replace the 3.5mm connector. Not a terrible complicated job, I just repaired a bunch of those. Check this guide and it will show you the repair. They are not beats, but the plug is pretty much standard. Hope this helps, good luck.

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well the only way of getting into plugs like that is cutting them , so far as i know, try to isloate the place where u have a problem with the wire ,if its the connector u might try to replace it with a new one if your good with electronics if its the wire , try cutting the isloation around it and solder it toghether.

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