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JrUujOSJFxpVTG
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Jul 9, 2017
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Can any Ori pad owner or ZMF employee help me out real quick? I have two quick and connected questions regarding the use of Ori pads on a set of Hifiman He-400S headphones:
1. Is everything required to use the Ori pads included with this drop? In other words: If I get this drop, will I be able to use the Ori pads on my Hifiman headphones without the purchase of additional items?
2. How does one attach the Ori pads to a Hifiman He-400S? Hifiman uses plastic-ish rings to attach the pads to their headphones. These rings are sown onto the default pads and are therefore useless. How does one attach the Ori pads? With the rings? Or, is there perhaps a way without?
I am getting mixed signals about this from the internet.
Jul 9, 2017
ZMFheadphones
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ZMF Headphones
Jul 10, 2017
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For any hifiman owners that have pads that have the rings sewn into their earpads. You can get the hifiman ring for $10 through amazon by buying their velour pads for $10: https://www.amazon.com/HIFIMAN-Velour-Earpads-Headphone-replacement-HE400/dp/B00VV2JYXK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1499651908&sr=8-1&keywords=hifiman+velour+pads
I don't have any better method unfortunately.
Jul 10, 2017
Selfish_Android
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Jul 10, 2017
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You can get the ring inside the earpads from the 400S, those are the standard velour which are not glued to the earpads.
Just remove and place them into the Ori's and voila, they fit almost perfectly so much better than the HM5's.
Jul 10, 2017
JrUujOSJFxpVTG
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Jul 10, 2017
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Thank you for the reply and the clarification. The link you provided does not ship to the EU, however I can always buy them directly from Hifiman.
Jul 10, 2017
Selfish_Android
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Jul 11, 2017
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You already have the rings, just take them out of your earpads.
Jul 11, 2017
JrUujOSJFxpVTG
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Jul 11, 2017
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On the 400S model they tend to be glued to the earpads, so no can do.
Jul 11, 2017
Selfish_Android
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Jul 12, 2017
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Rip them apart, it's not hard, and those earpads are quiet shitty anyway.
Jul 12, 2017
JrUujOSJFxpVTG
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Jul 12, 2017
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I agree on your assessment of the quality, but ripping those rings from their pads is a less than optimal approach. Last time I tried your suggested method, the rings flexed too strongly and as a result lost their structural integrity. They had a fairly limited amount to begin with, but that's beside the point.
What I did instead this time, is order a pair of those attachment rings from Hifimen.
Jul 12, 2017
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