JVC's Updated $800 Audiophile Wooden Earphones

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JVC has updated their original wooden headphones by slashing their price as well as their size. The company claims the wood construction gives the earphones superior sound quality, in addition to superior style.

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While the original cans went for nearly $800, the JVC HA-FX700 will come with a $330 price tag. Though the price is steep, you're paying for undeniably pretty earphones, purportedly high sound quality, and a lot of little parts:

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The JVC HA-FX700 will be available in Japan in February and likely obtainable through your preferred Japanese electronics importer. [CrunchGear]

DISCUSSION

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Average cost of item when Gizmodo commenters start referring to fleecing/snake oil tactics:

Earbuds - $50

Headphones - $100

HDMI Cables - $10

Audio Cables - $10

Smartphone - $200