How to Change the Earpads on Your Sony MDR-7506 or MDR-V6 Headphones

Dayne Dayne (57)
5 minutes

The stock pleather headphones that come on Sony's MDR-7506 and MDR-V6 headphones are uncomfortable and wear out really quickly. The velour replacement pads are comfortable and last forever, making for a very worthwhile upgrade. These earpads are also compatible with the Beyerdynamic DT 250 and 280 headphones.

Sony MDR-7506 ×1
Replacement Sony earpads ×1 set

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Remove the old pads from the headphones

Start in one spot and work your away around the plastic. If they're old, they should come off very easily. Mine were practically disintegrating.

Get rid of the hard plastic pieces

The set of earpads comes with the earpads, driver covers, and a plastic piece of some sort that is only needed for the Beyerdynamic headphones. YOU CAN THROW THESE AWAY.

Position the driver covers in the earpads and place them on the headphones

Begin in one spot again, sliding the plastic cuff of the earpad into the groove of the headphones. You may have to stretch them a little bit, but its ok.

Listen to some high quality jams on your good as new cans!

I recommend something with a 320kbps bitrate or a .flac file for maximum audiophilia.

Introduce a new level of audio to your gaming.
Tayler Tayler (75)
5 minutes

With the myriad Bluetooth headphones available on the market, it's no wonder why they're so popular.