Introduction

This repair guide will help you with the following:

  • Install the left headphone cable
  • Fix sound coming from the left headphone
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  • Remove the ear pads by peeling them away from the grill.

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  • Remove all four 1cm screws on the inside of the headphone using a #1 Phillips head.

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Image 1/1: Remove the speaker carefully so you do not rip the wires out.
  • Remove the speaker from the grill by pulling it out.

  • Remove the speaker carefully so you do not rip the wires out.

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Image 1/3: The areas where you desolder will be hot so wait until the desoldered joints are cool before handling the wires again. Image 2/3: The areas where you desolder will be hot so wait until the desoldered joints are cool before handling the wires again. Image 3/3: The areas where you desolder will be hot so wait until the desoldered joints are cool before handling the wires again.
  • Desolder the red, yellow, and blue wires using a soldering iron and desoldering wick. If you need assistance, reference How To Solder and Desolder Connections.

  • The areas where you desolder will be hot so wait until the desoldered joints are cool before handling the wires again.

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Image 1/2: Remove the main cable from the headphones by pulling it out. Image 2/2: Thread the replacement cable into the hole on the bottom of the headphones. Pull the cable all the way through.
  • Untie the knot in the thick main cable.

  • Remove the main cable from the headphones by pulling it out.

  • Thread the replacement cable into the hole on the bottom of the headphones. Pull the cable all the way through.

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Image 1/3: The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again. Image 2/3: The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again. Image 3/3: The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again.
  • Re-solder the new red, yellow, and blue wires using a soldering iron. If you need assistance, reference How To Solder and Desolder Connections.

  • The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Thank you so much! your guide helped me repair my AD900x!

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