Why is my right headphone clipping?

I’ve had a pair of Audio-Technical headphones for about three and a half months. I really like them and they’ve been working great. However, I recently noticed that when some bass notes play, there is some distortion in the right channel. I get that kind of thing in my car speakers too, but I’m used to it. These headphones, on the other hand, we’re fine, but now the right headphone sometimes clips a little. What causes this and what can I do to fix it?

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  • 5 months ago

    visit a couple thrift shops.a lot of 70s electronics end up there for a song

    phones receivers. tuners,they made HP wires thicker,sturdier diaphragms

    phone jacks that still fit snugly & do not break'

    might cost you a bigole 3 or 5 bucks,,as time goes on fewer are around

  • 5 months ago

    Headphone driving circuit is (apparently) clipping out of your sound, trying to drive those headphones, a small headphone amp if portable listening then read here https://www.whathifi.com/best-buys/accessories/bes...

  • 5 months ago

    Replace the headphones.

    Reduce the bass settings on all of your equipment and don't increase it again.

    Keep the volume down.

  • 5 months ago

    It's called a "fatigued voice coil." The tiny cylindrical coil inside the ear-speaker has deformed and is hitting the magnet structure or the wires have come loose and are rattling like a snare on a snare drum. I see this a lot in the woofers of speakers too since people started turning the bass way up on everything 15 - 20 years ago - why this obsession with bass?! In any case, it can only be fixed by replacing the ear-speaker or "capsule". Doing so will probably cost more than you paid for the headphones. Perhaps just turn down the bass.

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  • 5 months ago

    you probably blew the speaker.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    IF you are getting it thru the speakers too, must be coming right from the head unit OR your amp ......................

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