Re-Cabling the Grado GS1000 for balanced connection

Posted by JFunk on 11/05/2016 in Special projects |

We re-cable a lot of headphones and convert a lot to balanced so when someone asked if we could do a pair of GS1000 I confidently said yes – no problem. Having done quite a few pairs of entry level grados I thought it would be easy enough… I was wrong 😉 Like with all […]


Send in headphone modifications now available through the shop

Posted by JFunk on 11/01/2016 in Gallery, General, Special projects |

We have been offering headphone modification services for quite a while now but normally people had to ask nicely and then we would give them the detail. Now we have simplified the process and made the pricing available on the shop. We will be adding a few more services over the next couple of months […]


Woop Woop – we are Pono Certified

Posted by JFunk on 28/11/2015 in Special projects, Technologys, Uncategorized |

We finally got our certification through so people can be sure any pono products they get from us will be fully compatible. To celebrate the fact we are now selling a balanced version of the T5p for the Pono with a detachable balanced cable


Cool Retro Sony Headphones

Posted by JFunk on 19/09/2015 in Special projects |

We got sent this pair of classic Sony MDR-3 to re-terminate with a 3.5mm jack and to shorten the cable to make them more suitable for modern portable use. Everyone here agreed they were the coolest headphones ever so I thought I would have to add them to the blog. They are beautifully made and […]


Thing of the day Days 11,12,13 and 14

Posted by JFunk on 23/08/2015 in Gallery, Special projects |

I Got caught up with the making of all the stuff again and forgot to blog about it so here is what I have done for thing of the day for the past few days. Day 11 Beyerdynamic T1 damping kit. This was designed to smooth out the treble peak in the beyer T1s and […]

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Day 9 of thing of the day.

Posted by JFunk on 19/08/2015 in Special projects, Technologys |

I have been planning on building a balanced headphone amp and DAC on a budget of under £100 for a while, gradually buying up bits off ebay and alibaba to make it with. Today I finished soldering the the components to the amp boards. There are two, one for each ear on the headphones in […]


Day 8 of thing of the day

Posted by JFunk on 17/08/2015 in Gallery, Special projects |

Day 8 and one I have been looking forward to. I stared these quite a long time ago but lot motivation and did not finish them. So … Finally I give you some frugelhorn mark 3 covered in marvel comics and then lacquered to protect them. They are fitted with alpair 7 drivers and made […]

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Day 6 of thing of the day

Posted by JFunk on 15/08/2015 in Gallery, Special projects, Uncategorized |

After learning a lot from the first pair of resto modded vintage headphones I have kicked it up a notch and done a better job on this pair. I have gone for much more expensive high end drivers and made custom laser cut wooden baffles and a pad adapter to fit the more comfortable HD25 […]

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Thing of the day – Day 4

Posted by JFunk on 13/08/2015 in Gallery, Special projects |

I suppose the main point of starting this thing of the day project was to prompt the team to finish all the half started projects. Quite a while ago we started buying up interesting looking vintage headsets with the idea of moding them to work with modern portable audio equipment. Unfortunately we were so busy […]



Thing of the day

Posted by JFunk on 12/08/2015 in Gallery, Special projects, Technologys |

We have set our selves the challenge of coming up with one creative thing a day. A product, invention or piece of art every day for a month and then blog about it. Unfortunately we got so carried away coming up with things that I forgot to add the first two days to the blog.. […]

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