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Sweaty Headphones

Discussion in 'Monitoring & Headphones' started by afrodeeziak, Aug 7, 2005.

  1. afrodeeziak

    afrodeeziak Guest

    I own a pair of Sennheiser HD-280s and they work very well. Everything is fine except that my ears get extremley hot and sweaty, and this is very uncomfortable.

    I would like to know how people usually deal with this problem, or if I am the only hot-eared wierdo on the forum.

  2. Caisson

    Caisson Guest

    there is no way to avoid this other than turning the AC higher, or cutting out little O-shaped pieces out of a cotton shirt and putting them around your ears (placing a layer between the pleather and you skin....
  3. TeddyG

    TeddyG Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2005
    Maybe you know someone who sews who could fashion you some cloth covers? Maybe cloth circles with rubber bands or safety pins or just string to hold 'em on? They'd look like the cloth covers on fancy jam jars... And if you picked the right fabric you'd be just so darned cute!

    Possibly a set of phones already designed with "cloth" covers that you could buy several pair of the covers and rotate/clean them? Beyerdynamic DT-770's have cloth covers and replacements offered, but I don't know how fast they'd actually go on and off?

    Maybe AKG already offers covers for just such a reason??? If they don't they should! Somebody should...

  4. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Moderator

    Feb 23, 2005
    I've been looking for that perfect niche in pro audio marketing...Thanks, Teddy!
  5. Reggie

    Reggie Distinguished Member

    Dec 20, 2004
    I'd like mine to be pink camouflage. Shoot me a price.

  6. Rider

    Rider Guest

    i got a pair of sennheisers, rubber pads and stuff, and i havent had trouble with sweat, even wearing them extended periods of time. maybe its just me though.

    good headphones, really good customer support with the company (mine burned out, my fault, and they replaced for free without proof of purchase!!!).
  7. maintiger

    maintiger Distinguished Member

    Dec 3, 2003
    Whittier, California, USA
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    hey, I haven't had that problem with my 280's- maybe the temperature is too high in your tracking room/vocal booth- like caisson said, can you turn up the AC?
  8. frob

    frob Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2004
    that happens to me some times in live situations or in the studio in the summer. its a temp problem nothing else, though if you develope a rash you should talk to your doctor ;)

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