Yesterday I used my rift like normal and today when I went to put it on I found that the circular ear-cover part of my left headphones has become unscrewed from the plastic headphone attachment. It's still connected by the cord and audio works fine, but there's now a small black screw coming from the middle of it and I can see the open hole that needs to be screwed into.
The problem is I can't screw it because the headphones are modular and meant to spin, so putting the screw in place and turning the headphones doesn't do anything. There's also no space to put tweezers or something else to stop the screw from moving on its own.
Has anyone else had this problem? I've never hit the earphone or done anything strenuous with it, so I have no idea what caused this but I figure this has come up before for others.
Is it the bottom part? The female hole piece seems to be snapped into the earphone body, so if you could get it out without breaking it, then screw it onto the screw, then press it back together ... This my old pair that I just replaced due to other breakage, at upper pivot hinge. Get warranty replacement if possible, first. $50 usd if not.
On closer inspection the center hole in the upper part with the wire is a socket head screw, so an allen wrench is needed to undo that screw, or tighten it, and the surrounding snap-in part does not spin in the earphone body or attachment arm due to guide tabs.
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i have just had the exact same fault and as i got it in july 16 i imagine it is out of warranty. has anyone successfully managed a home brew fix ? it still works but wont for long if i carry on using it.
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