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Need vendor and type of wire used in headphones

That is a special type of wire. Each colored wire is made of individual copper strands that are insulated with lacquer or enamel. The strands are wrapped around a string. Where to buy things is off ...
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Need vendor and type of wire used in headphones

It looks like tinsel wire. Tinsel wire is a thin metallic foil wrapped around a fiber core. It is very flexible but has low current carrying capability and generally requires crimped connectors as it'...
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Need vendor and type of wire used in headphones

Edit: see GodJihyo's answer above. Before you go ordering wire, I would make sure that you can correctly identify the break, access it without permanently destroying the headphones, and fix it with ...
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One of my headphone sides is quieter and has less bass than the other after doing a detachable cable mod, how do I fix the imbalance?

Of the three pads, that you have soldered the wires to, the centre one is common / ground. You need to interchange the two wires.
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One of my headphone sides is quieter and has less bass than the other after doing a detachable cable mod, how do I fix the imbalance?

You have connected one speaker between left and right output. There you hear only the difference between left and right. Since bass signals are typically common to both sides, they have no difference ...
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Why aren't stranded wires used more widely if conductivity is improved and price is reduced?

multi-stranded wires are better conductors because they don't heat up due to a higher surface area, have no skin effect, and have overall lower resistance. This is not correct for house wiring. At ...
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Van conversion hookup point AC Earth to chassis negative

Connecting the vehicle chassis (battery negative) to AC Earth (ground) is OK. With no faults, the + of the battery will only be connected to the existing sockets/loads, and will not interact with the ...
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How to check if a 4-pin button is burnt out?

There are four legs on those buttons but two are connected together internally on each side. simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab Figure 1. A PCB momentary button pinout. ...
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Is there a way to connect JST RCY female end to JST PH male end?

RCY and PH have different pin spacing, PH is 2.0mm and RCY is 2.5mm so they won't connect for that reason (and probably other reasons) The easiest way to connect these would be with an adapter cable,...
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Can I wire these automotive Peltier heating/cooling devices as on/off without a temperature controller?

way late to the party here - but didn't see an answer to the wiring on potentiometer - did you ever get it figured out? I'm doing same/similar swap - 2014 MKS 14 way w/TED into an '02 4Runner. Best ...
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Wiring a 240 V single phase cable to two 110 V outlets (120 deg apart)

Do not do this. In theory, yes, it is the same as plugging in to a real 208/240V receptacle. But practically, there are several differences that make it unsafe. Other answers have mentioned some of ...
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Wiring a 240 V single phase cable to two 110 V outlets (120 deg apart)

The best way to accomplish this would be to install an actual 208V three phase outlet, and then you could make a proper power cord that plugs into it and brings out two hot phases for 208V and one ...
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Wiring a 240 V single phase cable to two 110 V outlets (120 deg apart)

You have an incoming three-phase 208 V utility supply, distributed as single-phase 120 V (utilizing all three phases). You need a 208 V single-phase outlet. The standard safe method would be to have ...
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Wiring a 240 V single phase cable to two 110 V outlets (120 deg apart)

Do not do this. Full stop. It's not safe, and it shouldn't be necessary. You can always use a step-up transformer, if the load is 2kVA or less. Otherwise, pull a 208V circuit from the panel. Since ...
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Do I solder jumper wires on top or below my Arduino Micro without headers?

No, it doesn't matter as long as electrical connections are good (e.g. no shorts or opens). Ask yourself: Why would it matter? Perhaps you have plans of installing it in something, and it would be ...
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