HifiMan HE4XX balanced cable

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I will buy the HIfiMan HE4XX but want to get a BALANCED cable with 2.5 connect for the new Fiio btr5. What type/brand of good value cables are available? What plugs for the headphone cups should it have? Has Drop changed the cable termination over the years its been selling this headphone? Thanks
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whiteknight1950
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Feb 23, 2020
The later HE4xx has 3.5mm stereo (TRS) plugs on each earpad. You don't indicate whether yours are earlier or later. The earlier ones had 2.5mm plugs on earpads. The new fiio btr5 has 3.5 standard and 2.5 balanced outlets. If you already have a 3.5 male on your headphones, could you not try a 2.5 balanced to 3.5 and still get the benefit of balanced? What about this?...https://www.amazon.com/Geekria-Apollo-Convert-Adapter-Balanced/dp/B075FMX9T8 Alternatively, NewFantasia make a 2.5 to dual 3.5 balanced in silver connects for a reasonable price....https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07WMPNFS8/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=AJ2PJNO98VCDO&psc=1
pslayer1
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Jan 10, 2020
There's a few places that sells custom cables. Periapt and Hart Audio is the two I know of. I've purchased three or four cables from Periapt and they were good.