A few weeks ago, my favorite pair of headphones started acting strangely - at first I thought it was my playback devices, but the problem seemed too consistent across all of the devices to be rooted there. I got my hands on a a really dinky pair of ear buds, and sure enough, it was actually my headphones that were busted. The cord was in good shape and the earphones were in enclosures, so I figured it was the plug. The plug is often the most abused part of your headphones, and the rubber that supports the wiring can sometimes get damaged too.
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