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Originally Posted by TheEddie View Post

I wonder what it costs to make a set of those $1500 headphones. (<$100 I bet)


$200-$300 is the most any set of headphones should cost.. Companies are making an arm and a leg selling them for that much as drivers really aren't that expensive.

You have no idea on the engineering milestones required to make a good set of headphones. There are so many things that you have to engineer them around, different parameters depending on the technology you use.
   
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Back from the dead! That post is from 7 years ago!
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Originally Posted by asuperpower View Post

You have no idea on the engineering milestones required to make a good set of headphones. There are so many things that you have to engineer them around, different parameters depending on the technology you use.

Hey, just FYI, this thread is close to 7 years old.

And no, it is really simple to make a nice sounding headphone. Actually it is really freaking simple. The real engineering problems come in when you try to mass produce them while trying to turn a profit.
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Wow 7 years, that's gotta be some kind of necro record
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