Headphones breaking on me, question

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jenderfazz, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. Every pair of headphones I buy seems to stop working properly on me. Eventually sound only comes out of 1 side, and the other is completely silent. Very annoying. Mind you, I generally buy headphones that cost under 30$ and replace them every few months. Question: Is this normal? Am I causing it or is it just dying on its own because of use? And finally, will a good 100$ set break the same way?
  2. this is fairly normal. How do you take them off? do you tangle the chord?
  3. I basically unplug by the little input jack and the wire isn't usually tangled. The one I'm using right now has a little thing that lets the wire retract into the headphones when not in use, but it's still dying now and then.
  4. It's fairly normal... I think it's just how the cord is use/abused, and a 100 dollar h/ps MIGHT fix it, but it won't be that way forever...
  5. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    That happens to me all the time.But i tangle the chord,throw them in my school bag and go to sleep on them!!!
  6. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    AKG K-240. around 100 plus but i havent broken my pair yet. ;)