V-Moda's 3D-printed headphones can cost you up to $40,000

From clothing to food, 3D-printed consumer goods are still a hit or miss at this point. Even so, that hasn’t stopped companies from trying to feature this novelty in their products. The latest to do so is audio gear manufacturer V-Moda, which has revealed its plans to use new components for customization purposes. Starting today, V-Moda will let users personalize its XS and Crossfade M-100 headphones with 3D-printed shields made of different materials, such as fiber, stainless steel, sterling silver, solid 14 karat gold and platinum.

Don’t let that $40,000 price tag mentioned above scare you, though, as that’s only for the platinum; the 3D-printed fiber and stainless steel parts are expected to be sold for $40 and $100, respectively, depending on the style of your headphones. V-Moda says it’ll be making the program more robust in the future, so you can expect additional color and material options to be available in the future.

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