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Old July 15, 2009, 12:39 PM
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Default Need Replacement headphone ear pads

Is there somewhere out there you can get replacement foam cup pads for headphones? I may not be using the right word to describe them. I've got an older pair where the pads have pretty much disintegrated and a newer pair I'm not entirely happy with. (new ones are too small, headphones press uncomfortably against my ears)

Where to buy would be useful but just confirming what to call the things will be useful.

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I'm not exactly sure what you mean, but if you state what kind of headphones they are from that would be very useful
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Circumaural headphones. I'm looking to replace the padding that surrounds my ears. The turtle beach are the ones I'd like to get new thicker ear pads for.
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No one has ever replaced the ear pads of a pair of headphones before?
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Generally speaking, it's a matter of calling up the manufacturer and ordering replacement parts. It's not the kind of thing most stores could afford to bother stocking, since they'll be different for every model. There are some very high-end headphones were you can get different custom pads, but that's definitely the minority.
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Ya, try phoning the manufacturer. Otherwise you can always buy replacement pads for a different headphone that will also fit yours...I don't have any experience with your headphones so I can't be sure what will fit, but I know its easy enough to get AKG replacement pads.
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you can try sock pads see link and Search for sock pads for the how to

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Yes, they are difficult to find. They have been available at The Source (formerly Radio Shack) for years but at rip-off prices ($9 for 2 pieces of cheap foam!).

I just found and bought from this place; we'll see how good they are.

headsetpartsunlimited.com (sorry, I'm not permitted to post links yet)

There's another discussion thread on replacement foam pads at AVForums.com that may be useful.

Basically the strategy is look for places that sell supplies to call centres.
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