Mabry is currently adjusting the designs for each piece for use with the more common Maker Bot Replicator, so people with home printers can use them
Mabry started out with the goal of creating something that could be put together into a working product right out of the printer without the need for any tools
All of the 3D printed parts for the headphones were designed to snap together by hand along with some simple electronics
Designer John Mabry recently used a 3D printer to build a functional pair of headphones that can be assembled straight out of the machine
The 13:30 headphones get their name from the amount of time they took to print (13 hours and 30 minutes)
With 3D printers gaining more popularity it's only a matter of time until people start printing their own functional gadgets at home. We've seen some creative designers build working guitars and even firearms in just the past few months alone, but these aren't exactly products most people would need around the house. Teague Labs' John Mabry may have found a much more practical device to print with his "13:30" headphones, which were assembled from 3D printed components and fitted together by hand.
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