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How To Replace SteelSeries Arctis Ear Pads

How To Replace SteelSeries Arctis Ear Pads

How To Replace SteelSeries Arctis Ear Pads - The Complete Guide

You could save more than $169 by replacing your worn out SteelSeries Arctis Ear Pads 🎧


While improving sound and comfort at the same time!

For years people have been throwing money at new headphones when their current ear pads wear out, that ends today.

Look, you’re training to play league of legends in the LCS, or Overwatch in the Overwatch League, you put in hours of game time, chatting with friends, destroying nexuses, eliminating enemies… Eventually your body’s oils, sweat, skin cells; they get into your headset ear pads and they break down. You cant wear the same headset forever, the ear pads become soft and mushy, your head hurts, your performance goes down, and your dreams of replacing Bjergsen on TSM dwindle away…

At Wicked Cushions we say “hell no” to crushed dreams. We are here to help you up your game, focus on what’s important, and save a bundle of cash at the same time. Instead of spending 170$ on a new gaming headset, let us show you how to replace your old damaged Steelseries Arctis 7 Ear Pads with some Wicked new and upgraded Steelseries Arctis 7 replacement Ear Pads.

We know what everyone experiences after prolonged use of their ear pads, so we don’t just offer quicky replacements. We’ve improved the comfort, sound, and durability of our SteelSeries Arctis 7 replacement ear pads by increasing the thickness, enlarging the inner opening, reinforcing the inside stitching, and using higher grade memory foam than the original pads. Trust us, and soon enough you’ll be on stage high fiving your teammates as you hoist the LCS trophy...

Ready to give it a go? Let’s walk through replacing your Ear Pads together!

Stage 1 - Eliminate your old ear pads🔫.


Hold the earpad with two fingers from within, and slowly pull it out of its socket. Make sure to remove both sides before moving on. Don’t you wish reaching challenger was this simple?!?

Stage 2 - Know where you are on the map at all times🗺️!


While there is no set left or right ear pad, our replacement Arctis 7 ear pads do have a top and bottom. Look for the seam on the ear pad and you’ve found your bottom, make sure you do this for both the left and right ear pad for a clean install.

Stage 3 - Engage the enemy 👾!


Time to show your headset whos in charge. Let’s get suited up with your new Steelseries Arctis 7 ear pads! Grab your earpad comfortably with your pointer finger inside the ear pad so you can direct it easily. You’re going to start from the top by inserting the backside lip of the ear pad into the slot on the headset. Once a part of the backside lip is on the inside, you need to stretch the rest of the ear pad around the headset cup and the rest of the backside lip will follow into the slot. Once it is on completely twist the ear pad a bit to secure it in place. Make sure to repeat all these steps for both ear pads…

Just like that, you’re done, your headset won’t know what hit it… But you’ll know exactly what happened. You just jumped from Iron to Masters in 5 minutes.

Insert backside lip into slot

Stretch ear pad to complete

Twist ear pad to secure it

Listen, by now its obvious, replacing your ear pads is the way to go…  


You’ll never be forced to purchase brand new headphones simply because your old ear pads wore out. It takes less time than making a cup of coffee to save yourself from throwing out another hundred bucks.

Want even more incentive to upgrade your current SteelSeries Arctis headphones?? Choose from any of our upgrades – Hybrid Velour for those smooth players, traditional Black for our ninjas, and Black Camo for the commando in you.

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ATH M50X Earpads - Black ( Fits Other Headphones) - Wicked Cushions

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ATH M50X Earpads - Velour Hybrid ( Fits Other Headphones) - Wicked Cushions

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Compatible with: Audio Technica M40X / M30X / M20X / M50XBT / HyperX Cloud & Cloud 2 / SteelSeries Arctis 3/5 / 7 & Arctis Pro Wireles

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