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Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair)

B&H # AUEPDMDR7506 Mfr # EPD-MDR7506
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Product Highlights
  • Padded Velour for Comfort
  • For Senal SMH-1000 & SMH-500 Headphones
  • For Sony MDR-7506/V6 Headphones
  • For Audio Technica ATH-M30 Headphones

This pair of Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads is designed to be used with Senal SMH-1000, Senal SMH-500, Sony MDR-7506 and MDR-V6, and Audio Technica ATH-M30 headphones. They feature soft padded cushions that provide comfort during long listening sessions.

Compatibility Senal SMH-1000 & SMH-500 headphones
Sony MDR-7506 and MDR-V6 headphones
Audio Technica ATH-M30 headphones
Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    AurayDeluxe Velour Earpads (Pair)
     
    4.6

    (based on 181 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (127)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (44)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Comfortable (141)
    • Durable (64)
    • Good value (56)
    • Lightweight (50)
    • Great sound (38)

    Cons

    • Poor value (4)
    • Uncomfortable (3)

    Best Uses

    • Music (74)
    • Home audio (70)
    • With my computer (46)
    • Relaxing (27)
    • Portable devices (26)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Audiophile (60), Gear head (33), School (16), Experienced (15), Traveler (6)
      • Primary Use:
      • Listening to ipod (20), Travel (7), Working out (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (33), Business (25)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (138)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    You'll never want to go back to stock!

    I bought these to replace the OEM pleather bads on my Sony MDR-V6's. The difference in comfort is unbelievable - I can't imagine going back to the pleathers. They are a bit...Read complete review

    I bought these to replace the OEM pleather bads on my Sony MDR-V6's. The difference in comfort is unbelievable - I can't imagine going back to the pleathers. They are a bit expensive, but extra comfort is well worth it; plus they will last a lot longer than the OEM pads.

    I also took it one step further by gutting my pleather pads and stuffing the padding in underneath the new ones. By doing this, it stiffened up the pads slightly and moved the drivers just a little bit away from my ears. In turn, it creates a better seal, more natural (and sliiiiightly louder) bass, more pronounced mids, and a larger more natural soundstage.

    The great thing about these pads vs the more popular Beyerdynamic dt250 pads, is that these ones come with the extra material that covers the driver. I've read that the people that use the Beyerdynamic pads have to completely take apart the stock pads and tape the flap of material over the drivers before putting on the new pads - the Pearstones allow for a much more seamless install.

    TL;DR, they are awesome.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    They change the sound of the MDR-7506's

    They are incredibly comfy and a marked comfort improvement to the Sony MDR-7506's. That is where my two stars come from.

    Now the bad news...they CHANGE THE SONIC...Read complete review

    They are incredibly comfy and a marked comfort improvement to the Sony MDR-7506's. That is where my two stars come from.

    Now the bad news...they CHANGE THE SONIC SIGNATURE OF THE HEADPHONES.

    Maybe it's because the foam is ever so slightly thicker causing the drivers to be ever so slightly further away from your ear openings, but you will hear a marked reduction in bass and a marked addition of high-end when compared to how they sound with the stock pads.

    It's a shame. Now I'm going to have to find a suitable replacement for my (un)suitable replacement.

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    4.0

    Great Replacement Earpad

    By Lawrence Sound

    from Salt Lake City, UT

    About Me Audiophile, Gear Head, Professional sound mixer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Good Value
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • Flimsy Construction

    Best Uses

    • Home Audio
    • Music
    • Portable Devices
    • Production Sound Mixing
    • Relaxing
    • Traveling
    • With My Computer
    • Working

    Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

    I have two pairs of Sony MDR-7506 headphones that I've owned for almost 12 years now. They still work and sound amazing, but of course the earpads had seen better days, even after replacing the standard earpads on each once before. So I got these and so far I am really happy with the results. They are very comfortable, look good and seem as though they'll last quite a while. My only two complaints are that the very outer edge of these are made with the same material as the standard earpads, which breaks apart and looks bad over time, as well as makes me nervous that these will tear around the edges, but time will tell. The second is that, while the velour material is the reason I purchased these, because I believe it will last much longer, it also makes me quite sweaty around the ears when working outside in the summer. Overall I'm happy with the result and if in a few months I'm still happy I'll for sure get another set for my other 7506's.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Oh, just buy them!

    By Jim

    from Atlanta

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pro Audio

      Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

      They are not expensive.
      They are easy to install.
      They give new life to your headphones you love.
      They are so comfy.
      They do not leave black specks all over your neck and face like your current fading and dying pads do.
      And no they do not change the sound like the negative fellow said. How the heck can that happen? It doesn't.
      Just buy them, install them, and feel good about having your headphones like new again!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great fit and comfy too!

      By Neal

      from Redondo Beach, Ca

      About Me Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good fit

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Audio
        • Music

        Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

        I bought these as replacements for the cheap ones on my Sony MDR-V6. They look like they will last much longer then the originals.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Must have for the Field!

        By Carlos Corral

        from El Paso, TX

        About Me Audiophile, Gear Head

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Great Sound
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portable Devices
          • Traveling

          Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

          Great pair of earpads if you are using Sony 7506s in the field. Very durable! Its always a struggle replacing the earpads so be sure you are patient.

          • Primary Use:
          • Traveling
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Comfort at a reasonable cost

          By Sam D.

          from Kansas City, MO

          About Me Video Pro

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Monitoring Audio

            Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

            These pads are a good replacement for the disappointing peeling original earpads on the MDR-7506. The cost was reasonable, and the velour fabric is very comfortable. I'd have to agree, though that they do change the dynamics of the sound a bit from the original pads. Possibly a bit more muffled, but still very acceptable.

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            5.0

            Worth the switch

            By Tj

            from seattle

            Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

            These are much better than the stock pads that start to disintegrate. Also, they are not as much a sweat chamber.

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            4.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Ray

            from Toronto, Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                The quality of the earpads is as good or better than the original Sony product.

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                5.0

                Great Product!

                By Classical Bassist

                from New York, NY

                About Me Audiophile

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Value
                • Great Sound
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Audio
                  • Music
                  • Portable Devices
                  • Relaxing
                  • With My Computer

                  Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                  I didn't know about replacement earpads. In the past, when my earpads wore out, I just replaced the headphones -- expensive, I know.
                  But these are great! They were very easy to fit onto my Sony MDR-7506. They feel great, and they don't alter the sound quality.

                  • Primary Use:
                  • Listening to iPod
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Nice but may be too warm.

                  By A.B.

                  from San Jose, CA

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home Audio
                    • Music
                    • Portable Devices
                    • Traveling
                    • With My Computer
                    • Working

                    Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                    And by "warm" I mean the actual temperature -- those things double as earmuffs. What is not bad in some conditions where I use my ATH-M50, but probably would be a disadvantage in others.

                    The pads are easy to install and can be switched with the original ones. Velour feels better than the original vinyl pads, and there is no effect, either way, on the sound.

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                    5.0

                    Great replacement / upgrade

                    By Performance Recording

                    from Asheville, NC

                    About Me Audio Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Audio
                        • Music
                        • Portable Devices
                        • Working

                        Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                        I used these pads to replace those on both my MDR-7506 and MDR-V6 phones. A little tricky to get on, but they do fit. I hope they'll last longer than the vinyl pads which I've already replaced at least once.
                        They're very comfortable, feel much better than the original pads.

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                        5.0

                        Comfy and soft

                        By Canonizer

                        from Los Angeles CA

                        Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                        Keep in mind they are dust magnets. I don't miss the original pads though, with their thin and peeling plastic. These are way more comfortable.

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                        4.0

                        Great Earpads, A Little Expensive

                        By Mac Daddy

                        from Orange County, Ca

                        About Me Audiophile, Frequent Traveler, Gear Head

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Compact
                        • Lightweight
                        • Stylish

                        Cons

                        • Poor Value

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Audio
                        • Music
                        • Relaxing
                        • Traveling
                        • With My Computer

                        Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                        Very useful, very comfortable, exactly what I wanted, but a little too expensive in my opinion.

                        • Primary Use:
                        • Traveling
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Perfect

                        By Jas

                        from Australia

                        Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                        Forget modding Bauer pads etc these are perfect!
                        Bought them for my Sony V6's and never looking back!

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                        5.0

                        I would buy this product again!

                        By Video Editor

                        from Southern Illinois

                        About Me Audiophile

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Durable
                        • Good Value

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home Audio
                          • Music
                          • With My Computer

                          Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                          These ear pads seem to be very durable. I am happy with them at this point.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Made my Sony MDR-V6s like new!

                          By Em

                          from Boston

                          About Me College Student

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Durable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home Audio
                            • Music

                            Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                            My old earpads were falling apart so I replaced them with these and they're great- comfortable and does the trick. Will buy again when they fall apart in another several years!

                            • Primary Use:
                            • Listening to iPod
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Auray Earpads

                            By AG

                            from CA

                            Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                            Nice replacements fit well on my Sony headphones

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                            5.0

                            Nice product!

                            By Dave

                            from North Jersey

                            About Me Musician

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable
                            • Good Value

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Home Audio
                              • Music
                              • With My Computer

                              Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                              I had been looking for replacement pads for my Sony MDR-7506 headphones. Came across these and figured I would give them a shot. They were a little tough to put on (don't be afraid to stretch them a bit...) but once on they were comfortable.

                              I'm happy :-)

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Velour Earphone Pads for my 7506 Phones

                              By Mike

                              from Falls Church VA

                              About Me Recording Engineer, Tech Writer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Lightweight
                              • May Be More Robust
                              • Than Stock Cushions

                              Cons

                              • Nothing yet

                              Best Uses

                              • Recording

                              Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                              After having three sets of "standard" ear pads shed little bits of fake leatherette coating, I decided to try an upgrade.

                              So far, so good. They're a little more comfortable than the stock ear pads, don't seem to do anything serious to the sound, and hopefully the velour covering will keep them from shedding andmaking a mess.

                              I may revise the 5 star rating in a few years if they start to deteriorate, but for now it stands. There's nothing wrong with these ear pads, and I'd recommend them as a replacement when it's time.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              OK.

                              By VideoGuy

                              from Eugene, OR

                              About Me Audio pro, Gear Head

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Long-term Wear

                                Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                                They are more comfortable and don't flake like the stock earpads do. Haven't had them long enough to judge durability, though.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                New life to headphones

                                By MickeyNoble

                                from Los Angeles, ca

                                About Me Gear Head

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Durable
                                • Stylish

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Music
                                  • Working

                                  Comments about Auray Deluxe Velour Earpads (Pair):

                                  These covers are a nice material, maybe a minute difference in sound but would only matter if you're mixing on headphones which is a no-no so these are good replacements for worm out ear pads, soft and stylish.

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                                  • No

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