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  1. What is a Headphone Adapter System?

    What is a Headphone Adapter System?
    What is a Headphone Adapter System? In addition, to the installation types explained above, Moon Audio also offers what we call a headphone adapter system. Instead of using multiple headphone cables with different lengths and connector types, we will build you a main body cable based on the length you require with the appropriate attachment for your headphone. On the amplifier connection end, we will outfit the cable with the mini Switchcraft 4 pin male XLR. This connector is a balanced connector as it offers separate right and left, positive and negative connection points. Moon Audio will then make you...
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  2. Hardwired or Detachable Split Mod for Headphones?

    Hardwired or Detachable Split Mod for Headphones?

    BeyerDynamic T5p Headphones with Detachable Split Mod This is similar to the Hardwired Split Mod but instead of wiring straight to the driver we install a connection system on each of the headphone cups. This provides the ability to switch out cables and this is what Moon Audio does best as Custom Cables are our middle name. :) Let's say...
  3. Choosing an Installation Type for Custom Cables

    Choosing an Installation Type for Custom Cables

    Which Headphone Installation Type to choose? You will find as you browse through the headphone listings on Moon Audio's website, that in most cases we offer 3 custom audio cable attachment methods. The first option is Stock. Stock means there is no cable upgrade and you prefer to receive the phones in stock form, no cable upgrade. You will also need to...
  4. Which Upgrade Cable to choose for Headphones, Part 3

    Which Upgrade Cable to choose for Headphones, Part 3

    Which Upgrade Headphone Cable to Choose? Today we will spotlight our Moon Audio Black Dragon Headphone Cable... Each headphone has its own signature. Each headphone amp driving the headphone also has a sound signature. Each of our cables also has its own signature, but the effects can vary depending on which headphone & amp combination you pair it up with...
  5. Which Upgrade Cable to choose for Headphones, Part 2

    Which Upgrade Cable to choose for Headphones, Part 2

    Which Upgrade Headphone Cable to Choose? This question is slightly more difficult to answer. Each headphone has its own signature. Each headphone amp driving the headphone also has a sound signature. Each of our cables also has its own signature, but the effects can vary depending on which headphone & amp combination you pair it up with. To make it...
  6. Which Upgrade Cable to choose for Headphones, Part 1

    Which Upgrade Cable to choose for Headphones, Part 1

    Which Upgrade Headphone Cable to Choose? This upgrade headphone cable question is slightly more difficult to easily answer. Each headphone has its own signature.  Each headphone amp driving the headphone also has a sound signature.  Each of our cables also has its own signature, but the effects can vary depending on which headphone & amp combination you pair it up...
  7. Moon Audio Headphone Modification Explanations 101

    Moon Audio Headphone Modification Explanations 101

    In a better effort to help explain what is involved in modifying headphones for re-cabling with Moon Audio Headphone cables, Drew thought a section with pictures and details would help guide our customers with their purchasing decisions. First of all, why re-cable? Headphone manufacturers put all of their Research and Development into driver design and ergonomic features.  Therefore, the headphone...
  8. Listening 101

    Listening 101

    Moon Audio finally has a BLOG! Yippee, we are on board and are making attempts to be current and on board with our loyal customers, followers, groupies, rock stars and friends alike! Welcome, welcome, welcome...and thank you for reading this! We are going to try and unleash some of our "why" for doing things over here in the audiophile marketplace...

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