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post Nov 7 2017, 09:15 PM
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Hello folks,

I have a pair of Sennheiser HD600 headphones. Is there a reliable gadget that can make them wireless? I don't mean a full conversion, just something I can plug into my Focusrite heaphone socket and then something I can plug the headphones into that is small enough to allow me to coil up the cable and hang it down my back?

I've browsed the www but I'm not really sure what I'm looking at. I've found bluetooth adaptor things but I don't think that's what I want. I'm a bit of a numpty with these things rolleyes.gif

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post Nov 7 2017, 10:38 PM
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Yeah I also made a search and seems everybodys aim for this is for smartphones. I'd consider a headphone extension cable if possible.


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post Nov 8 2017, 04:44 AM
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Here is a nice conversion kit that is high quality. It's not cheap though at $70.



QUOTE (Phil66 @ Nov 7 2017, 04:15 PM) *
Hello folks,

I have a pair of Sennheiser HD600 headphones. Is there a reliable gadget that can make them wireless? I don't mean a full conversion, just something I can plug into my Focusrite heaphone socket and then something I can plug the headphones into that is small enough to allow me to coil up the cable and hang it down my back?

I've browsed the www but I'm not really sure what I'm looking at. I've found bluetooth adaptor things but I don't think that's what I want. I'm a bit of a numpty with these things rolleyes.gif

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post Nov 8 2017, 10:00 AM
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QUOTE (Mertay @ Nov 7 2017, 09:38 PM) *
Yeah I also made a search and seems everybodys aim for this is for smartphones. I'd consider a headphone extension cable if possible.


Thanks but the cable is plenty long enough. I usually put my headphones on first so I can take off the guitar and work on my track in Reaper. Sometimes I forget and put them on after the guitar, I then forget I've done that and take guitar off first. It's nothing major but a minor niggle when the cables get took around the guitar stand rolleyes.gif

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QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ Nov 8 2017, 03:44 AM) *
Here is a nice conversion kit that is high quality. It's not cheap though at $70.


Thanks Todd,

I'll look into that and see if it is available in the UK when I get home. smile.gif


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QUOTE (Phil66 @ Nov 7 2017, 08:15 PM) *
I have a pair of Sennheiser HD600 headphones. Is there a reliable gadget that can make them wireless? I don't mean a full conversion, just something I can plug into my Focusrite heaphone socket and then something I can plug the headphones into that is small enough to allow me to coil up the cable and hang it down my back?


Just a warning...latency might be a problem with bluetooth. Some amp emulator apps specifically block usage of bluetooth audio output for that reason.



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Thanks, I didn't know that. I wonder if there's a WiFi version?


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Very true! this is a good point. Bluetooth can introduce lag in to your system. This can cause a variety of issues depending on how the lag shows up. Senheiser makes a pair for a couple hundred bux, maybe 100 onsale on line, that use their own wireless tech so there is no lag. But then you are buying all new cans. Getting a longer extension cable is probably the cheapest and best bet for recording/mixing work using your existing phones..
https://en-us.sennheiser.com/wireless-audio...-digital-rs-160


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Just a warning...latency might be a problem with bluetooth. Some amp emulator apps specifically block usage of bluetooth audio output for that reason.


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QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ Nov 10 2017, 02:40 AM) *
Very true! this is a good point. Bluetooth can introduce lag in to your system. This can cause a variety of issues depending on how the lag shows up. Senheiser makes a pair for a couple hundred bux, maybe 100 onsale on line, that use their own wireless tech so there is no lag. But then you are buying all new cans. Getting a longer extension cable is probably the cheapest and best bet for recording/mixing work using your existing phones..
https://en-us.sennheiser.com/wireless-audio...-digital-rs-160


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Thanks

Cable length is fine, the I usually put my headphones on first so I can take off the guitar and work on my track in Reaper. Sometimes I forget and put them on after the guitar, I then forget I've done that and take guitar off first. It's nothing major but a minor niggle when the cables get took around the guitar stand by the strap.

I was hoping to find a wi-fi solution really, I'll just have to focus more, if I put them on first it isn't an issue taking the guitar on and off.

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Here are the best wireless headphones of 2017. One of them should do it smile.gif None are cheap but all are nice.

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https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2406182,00.asp


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Thanks

Cable length is fine, the I usually put my headphones on first so I can take off the guitar and work on my track in Reaper. Sometimes I forget and put them on after the guitar, I then forget I've done that and take guitar off first. It's nothing major but a minor niggle when the cables get took around the guitar stand by the strap.

I was hoping to find a wi-fi solution really, I'll just have to focus more, if I put them on first it isn't an issue taking the guitar on and off.

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Thanks Todd but I paid around £300 for these not long ago, there's not much around that touches them for sound quality. I don't want to change them, I will just have to deal with it and get into the habit of putting them on first.

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You are pretty much looking at getting a blutooth adapter kit then. Bottom line. And yes, it will add a pinch of lag. sad.gif

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Nov 16 2017, 03:33 PM) *
Thanks Todd but I paid around £300 for these not long ago, there's not much around that touches them for sound quality. I don't want to change them, I will just have to deal with it and get into the habit of putting them on first.

Cheers smile.gif



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I can't handle lag, that's why I am all hardware for effects, I'll be more disciplined with my headphones I think biggrin.gif

Thanks for looking anyway cool.gif


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Sure thing smile.gif For recording work, wired really is the way to go. Wireless does introduce lag so it sorta ruins things for real recording work IMHO. There are some wireless options that don't introduce lag, but none that I know of that are add ons for existing headphones. So if you like the cans you've got, it's wired time : )

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I can't handle lag, that's why I am all hardware for effects, I'll be more disciplined with my headphones I think biggrin.gif

Thanks for looking anyway cool.gif



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