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Vokyl Erupt
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Vokyl Erupt
Erupt is the first hi-fi gaming headset with an anodized all-aluminum chassis and studio-grade Al-Mg drivers. CNC-milled in St. Louis, Missouri, the Erupt's solid construction and analog design is carefully crafted for gamers who want clean, sparkling sound in a headset built to stand the test of time.
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Community
The making of Erupt is a team effort. We worked closely with the gamer/audiophile community to make Erupt come to life. The headphones are artfully crafted to seamlessly blend into any gamer's environment working with their personalized choice of equipment.
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Design
Erupt features a suspension headband system that is custom designed for long hours of gaming. The machined aluminium cups feature a simple side silhouette but also celebrate a bold open back grill on their faces. This grill pattern is driven by a custom parametric script that creates non-uniform - radially arranged pattern of circles. Behind the grill is acoustic fabric that helps enhance the clarity of the sound. The headphones are as simple as they can get - thus there are no flashy LEDS, cheap plastic parts or unnecessary details.
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Process
To find the best structural design for Erupt's Al-Mg drivers, a lot of prototypes were done, some ended up in the bin, some inspired new ideas and others helped the engineering team learn. Sketching was the primary tool to explore aesthetics and product attitude. A lot of 3D data was directly converted into prints to quickly evaluate size, proportion and functionality of various parts. 
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Crowdfunding
Vokyl Erupt's production line is still under development. We are fine tuning the sound from reviews from the best in the gaming world. To be the first one to know when Erupt drops, feel free to signup here
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360 Preview
The headphones can be previewed on the desktop as a responsive 3D model at www.vokyl.io
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Credits
Photography - Shaina Kasanoff | Branding - Mark O'Neill | Vokyl Team

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Year : 2017
Client : Vokyl LLC
Type of Project : Industrial Design
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