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Introduction

This is a guide to show you how to replace the cushions on the Sony MDR-XB450AP headphones. Replace these if you are experiencing discomfort and/or if there is visible wear and tear to the cushions themselves.

Parts

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  1. Begin by laying the headphones down flat on a surface.
    • Begin by laying the headphones down flat on a surface.

    • Make sure that the headphone speakers are facing upward.

    • Be sure to check that the headphones are not plugged into any devices.

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  3. Using the plastic opening tools, gently pry the speaker from the headphone's base.
    • Using the plastic opening tools, gently pry the speaker from the headphone's base.

    • There will be some tearing involved, but this is necessary to remove the original cushion.

    • The cushion is bonded to the headphones with a circular adhesive strip. If you plan on reusing the cushion, try to keep the adhesive attached to the cushion during removal. This way the cushion can be easily re-attached to the headphones after repair.

Conclusion

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

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