5 Reasons to Switch to a Custom Headphone Cable - Arachne Audio

5 Reasons to Switch to a Custom Headphone Cable

It’s no secret that headphones are all the rage these days. Whether you’re a nature person who loves hiking and traveling, a thrill-seeker who craves adventure, or a stay-at-home person who just wants to get lost in their music, headphones can provide an escape.

But not all headphones are created equal. In fact, the quality of sound that you get from a pair of headphones depends on the quality of the cable that connects them to your audio device, as it can create a bottleneck. That’s where custom headphone cables come in.

At Arachne Audio, we understand that having the perfect cable for your headphones is a priority. That’s why our custom headphone cables offer superior sound quality and durability. Here are five reasons to switch to a custom headphone cable from Arachne Audio.

Ready? Let’s go!

What are custom headphone cables?

Custom headphone cables are an upgrade from the standard cables that come with headphones. From the unique designs and vibrant color ways to the high-quality materials and technology used (at least, this is the case for Arachne cables), custom cables provide a durable and reliable connection between your headphones and audio source.

They also have superior sound quality to their stock counterparts, allowing you to enjoy music in its purest form. Arachne Audio specializes in custom audio cables for headphones, instruments, and microphones, so if you’re looking to get more out of your listening experience or your music, this is the place to go.

All right, now that you know what custom headphone cables are, here’s why you should switch to one from Arachne Audio.

1. They just sound better

The problem with stock cables is that they’re usually poorly made, because this is where companies try to save money by cutting costs. Headphone companies put all the effort and money on the development of the headphones, but when it comes to the wires, they don’t care as much (It’s not the reason you’re purchasing the headphones for…).

With our custom cables, you can experience music in its purest form, truthful to the tone. We use premium materials and technology to ensure that your sound is not distorted or muffled.

2. Braided for durability

Did you know that headphones often stop working when they’re actually completely fine? This is because the cables give out prematurely. They tend to break up easily within a year or two, since there’s practically no copper running the wires (Most stock cables are a bunch of thinner than hair wires reinforced so they don’t snap). Not to mention, the quality itself. If the cable gives up or snaps, that means more sales to them, so why would they care about the cable?

On the other hand, custom headphone cables are made with durable materials and expert craftsmanship, so they will last for years, no matter how many times you plug them in and out. For example, our special braiding helps against pulling and keeps the copper inside the wires from snapping (Think of it as a shock absorber).

When you choose an Arachne cable, you can enjoy your music without stressing about the wear and tear of daily use.

3. You’ve got more plug-in options

Standard stock cables usually only come with a 3.5mm Jack, which limits you to a certain device or type of sound system. So if you have a device with a 4.4mm TRRRS but the stock cables for your headphone use 3.5mm or 6.35mm, you simply cannot plug the headphones into it. That is, if you stay “stock.”

But when you buy from Arachne, you can choose from a growing array of connectors, so it’s easy to connect your headphones to any device. All you need to do is request the cable you need and we make it happen.

4. So many designs to choose from

We all want our headphones to look as cool and stylish as possible, and that’s why custom headphone cables are the way to go.

At Arachne, you can create your own unique design and pattern by selecting from various types of cables, colors, braiding styles, and even customizable lengths. This enables you to color match with the rest of your setup, or just stand out from the crowd.

5. They are affordable and easy to install

Custom headphone cables may seem expensive, but they’re actually easier on the wallet than you might think, especially when you consider you won’t have to go and buy new ones every year because the stock ones wore out. And since Arachne Audio only uses high-quality materials and technology for our cables, you don’t have to worry about inferior sound or durability.

Plus, installation is a breeze. All you need to do is plug in your custom cable and start listening!

So if you’re looking for a reliable and stylish way to upgrade your sound, look no further than Arachne Audio’s custom headphone cables. We guarantee you won’t be disappointed. Get in touch with us today to find out more!

How can I choose the right cable?

When choosing a headphone cable, it is important to think about your needs and preferences. Consider how you will be using your headphones; How are u planning on using your headphones? Do you need extra length? What types of connections do you need?

For example, we’ve had requests of doing a simple 2m (6ft) cable for a setup on a computer, or a very short 25cm (9.8 inches) to connect a HD800 for a VR Headset, to 7m (23ft) to roam around in the saloon while listening to music, among many others. The options are almost limitless!

Finally, make sure to select a headphone cable that is compatible with your device. You should always check the specifications before making a purchase.

By taking the time to consider all these factors, you will choose the right custom headphone cable for your needs.

Are there any drawbacks to custom headphone cables?

There are minor drawbacks to custom headphone cables, but these should not outweigh the many benefits.

Custom cables can be more expensive than stock options. Nevertheless, given the superior sound quality and extended durability, custom headphone cables are the best way to get the most out of your audio setup.

Braided cables can be less flexible than some regular cables, since there’s basically more material. The difference should be minimal and does not affect your listening experience, unless you pick an extremely long cable for a setup that didn’t need such length, so double check that before choosing your length (It simply will get in the way).

Finally, when purchasing any type of cable, make sure you check for compatibility with your device and read customer reviews before making a purchase. This will help ensure that you get the best possible product for your needs.

Are custom headphone cables right for you?

The answer to this question depends on your needs and preferences.

If you require superior sound quality and improved durability, custom headphone cables are definitely worth considering. With the right cable, you can get the most out of your audio setup and enjoy hours of uninterrupted listening. Furthermore, opting for a custom cable allows you to select from various, colors, and braiding styles, allowing you to customize your headphones to match your audio setup perfectly and your tastes.

Ultimately, whether custom headphone cables are right for you is up to you. But with Arachne Audio’s excellent selection of products, superior quality materials and craftsmanship, and helpful customer support team, we know you won’t regret your purchase. So get in touch with us today to find out more!

What wire is used for headphone cables?

At Arachne Audio, we only use high-quality Oxygen Free Copper (OFC) wire for our headphone cables. For our headphone mods, we replace the wire inside the headphones with OFC Copper, silver coated.

All our headphone cables are coated with durable protective insulation that prevents signal interference and eliminates any chance of short-circuiting. This ensures that your headphones will stay safe and sound for years to come.

Do expensive cables sound better?

It’s a common misconception that expensive cables will provide better sound quality. In reality, the type of material used and the construction of the cable are the two most important factors when it comes to sound quality.

And sure, while that may often constitute more expensive cables, it doesn’t always have to be that way. With Arachne Audio, you can find high-quality custom cables at an affordable price point.

So don’t let the cost of a cable determine its sound quality. Instead, look for materials and construction techniques that guarantee excellent audio fidelity. That’s exactly what you’ll get with Arachne Audio’s custom cables.

Pick Arachne as your go-to source for all things cables

Once you have found the perfect cable, why not customize it with Arachne Audio’s unique designs? With our wide range of colors and patterns, you can create a truly unique and stylish headphone cable.

At Arachne Audio, we take pride in providing our customers with the best possible audio experience. Our custom cables are designed to provide superior sound quality, durability, and flexibility, so you can be sure that your headphones will always perform at their peak.


Still here? Why don’t you prepare your favourite drink, turn on the amp and enjoy some music?

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1. die Angaben zur Lieferzeit stimmen nicht
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der etliche Kilometer vom Wohnort entfernt ist abgeholt werden!
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Dabei wurde mir von ihm ein Adapter bereits vor ca. 4 Wochen zugesagt.
Schließlich wurde das Kabel, trotz genauer Angabe mit dem falsche Stecker aus geliefert!
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