Apr 20, 2019104 views

Sennheiser HD 6XX right side cutting out?

Hey, I just wanted to ask if anyone else is having the same issue I am... This is the second pair in which the right ear cup has began cutting in and out on me, and I'm wondering if anyone has seem something like this happen and has fixed it with a better cable. If so, I'd like to know which cable to pick up. I've only had these a few months, I'm surprised to see this kind of thing happen so quickly.

Were both pairs plugged into the same amp? Do you notice an change on it when you move the plug/cable around? If you change to a different amp/phone/laptop/etc does it still happen?
Very odd that this has happened to two pairs in a row. Have you tried blowing out the area that the removable cables plug into with compressed air? Is the 3.5mm jack pressed all the way into the source? Is the output source broken? You could try reaching out to Massdrop CS again about a warranty claim.
So I think it's definitely the cable, as reversing them transfers the problem to the other cup, but I'd expect Sennheiser to have more robust cables than this. I have a pair of 598 which have lasted for years. I've just replaced the ear pads and gone back to using that. Same output source, cable was plugged in, and compressed air didn't seem to fix it. It looks like the cable just failed.
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/fanmusic-c6-cables-for-hd6xx-headphones-andmore?utm_source=linkshare&referer=BPKDQH There is this drop. I wonder if you can get a replacement for just the cable