Athena Silver Headphone Upgrade Cable

He 400i upgrade cable









    The Leo headphone cable is a neutral, very natural sounding headphone cable which is great for vocal performances.
    It is a good fit if you want to enhance dynamics and clarity in your headphones and do not want to add coloration. Furthermore, if you do not want to tip the headphone forward or back, then the Leo Cable a wonderful choice.





    Most stock headphone cables are made of poor, ultra-thin conductors that work as a bottleneck for sound. Poor geometries, no shielding, rubber jackets, and a whole host of other issues in OEM cables can limit the performance of the headphone driver in terms of clarity and definition.


    Leo Cables are handcrafted from quality materials in Headgear Audio. All of our cables are created with ultra-pure, single crystal copper strands and engineered to provide the cleanest, most musical presentation. Our wire is void of impurities and crystalline boundaries, leaving nothing between you and your music.











    The Bass frequency is steady and powerful, the high frequency delicate and natural, the detail analysis is reach, the sound is sweater, purer and more transparent. The clarity, transparency and true sense of sound field are quite outstanding, bringing the immersive LIVE experience.








    The Athena Silver Headphone Cable is hand braided and meticulously crafted at Headgear Audio. It is a silver conductor based cable and it uses 8  OCC Stranded Silver Plated 36AWG Teflon insulated conductors.
    It is a great candidate for Darker Sounding headphones or headphones that have a bloated bottom end. For example, headphones such as the Sennheiser HD650 (a darker/warmer sounding can) or headphones like the Hifiman HE-500 and the Audeze LCD-2 & LCD3, which are planar magnetic driver headphones and warmer sounding headphones. The Athena  Silver will add detail and clarity to the top end and provide a cleaner more transparent sound. With closed headphones such as the Denon AH-D7000 & AH-D5000 the Athena Silver will tighten up the bottom end and control the bass better. These cables are Carefully hand braided and consists of  8 cores of soft crystal PVC insulation litz silver plated wire. Soldered with Cardas ultra pure, Quad Eutectic solder for the perfect joining of connector to conductor. 




    It’s All About Connection


    A variety of connection options are available for your downstream connection.
    The ¼-inch / 6.3mm stereo connector offers the audiophile-standard plug for connection to devices such as headphone amplifiers and A/V receivers, digital audio players, computer-based workstations, analog gear, and more. A balanced, 4.4mm connector opens a pathway to a newer generation of balanced output devices (headphone amplifiers, digital audio players, etc.) that embrace this compact plug’s superior stability over time. A balanced headphone setup offers an even lower noise floor with great dynamic range when connected to balanced source/amp circuit outputs. The listener will thus experience a wider soundstage, tightly controlled transients and impossibly-clear instrument separation. 
     2.5mm Balanced, XLR and a whole host of others. We custom build these in house to your connection specifications. The cable can be used in either a single-ended or balanced design. We use Original Neutrik gold plated connectors which fulfills the highest functional and reliability requirements. Today Neutrik is the world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing of audio, coaxial, power and circular connectors. The wire is soldered to a connector using high-quality Cardas silver solder.





    Seamless Transition from 4 wire to 2 wire

    The joints at the middle of stock cable is soldered which makes is vulnerable to breaking at joints. We have developed unique technic which allows seamless transition at joints from 4 wire to 2 wire, this eliminate need to solder at joint.










    We are pleased to offer high quality cable slider designs. They are the best and most durable on the market. Made in USA out of anodized aluminum, they are perfect for tighten fit whenever necessary and will stay in place.


     Made of CNC machined anodized aluminum.

    Sliders are cryogenically treated before it is assembled for optimal durability.












            Diameter                 3.8 mm
         Strands                   20
            Length                    1.5 m
      AWG                       36
      Core                        8
               Wire                 Silver Plated
            Purity                      6NOCC


     6 Months Manufacturer’s Warranty


    Manufacturer’s Warranty covers only manufacturing defects. To claim warranty, please maintain a copy of your invoice and contact Headgear Audio.
    If you don't see your headphone listed please contact us for a custom build
    Custom built — 7-10 business day lead time.