LTA Headphones

by Tomislav Liber

A modular, open hardware framework for high-end headphones

View all updates Nov 25, 2020

Parts Post-Processing Resources

by Tomislav Liber

I’d like to devote this week to post-processing 3D printed parts, which is something backers who choose the DIY kits with raw parts will ultimately have to deal with. It’s a process that consists of multiple intricate steps, but I’ve prepared a very detailed post-processing guide followed by plenty of photos and videos, which should give those interested a deep understanding of the subject and help them get through it.

So, I’d like to invite subscribers interested in this topic to read through my post-processing guide and watch the series of videos on this topic on the LTA Headphones Youtube channel:

It’s useful to go through this material when deciding whether to choose DIY kits with raw and unprocessed parts in the campaign or not. Those who think this process is overly complicated, or simply don’t want to mess with painting, can pick an option to have the parts post-processed by myself at extra cost, in which case they’ll receive parts finished at top quality, just as shown in the guide.

About the Author

Tomislav Liber

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$50 raised

of $1,500 goal

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Product Choices

$340

LTA V1 SLS Carbon DIY Kit

Includes unique LTA-designed components unavailable elsewhere. Produced using state-of-the-art additive manufacturing technologies and the most advanced materials available in the industry, together with special fasteners required to assemble the headphones, as well as acoustic treatment accessories. We will provide documentation to help you paint your LTA Headphones.


$610

LTA V1-R SLS Carbon Headphones (Pre-built)

A fully built and tested LTA V1 headphone, containing all of the components from the DIY kit. The V1-R is a version with the Elleven Acoustica R1 drivers, original L-cushion ear pads and the LTA cable. The R1 drivers are a perfect choice for those looking for a neutral sound leaning towards an analytical side, with a focus on delivering the highest possible amount of detail and clarity. Headphone parts are meticulously post-processed by hand to one of the offered surface finishing options. Sorry, our pre-built LTA V1-R SLS Carbon Headphones are available to US backers only.


$640

LTA V1-P SLS Carbon Headphones (Pre-built)

A fully built and tested LTA V1 headphone, containing all of the components from the DIY kit. The V1-P is a version with the Elleven Acoustica P1 drivers, original L-cushion ear pads and the LTA cable. The P1 drivers are a perfect choice for those looking for a neutral sound leaning towards a euphonic side, with a slighlty warmer and fuller sound character than the V1-R. Headphone parts are meticulously post-processed by hand to one of the offered surface finishing options. Sorry, our pre-built LTA V1-P SLS Carbon Headphones are available to US backers only.


$500

LTA V2 SLS Carbon (or CNC Machined) DIY Kit

Includes unique, LTA-designed components unavailable elsewhere. Produced, using state-of-the-art SLS and MJF additive manufacturing technologies, out of the most advanced materials available in the industry. (Also available with CNC Machined components!) A full kit, containing special fasteners required to assemble the headphones, a pair of headphone drivers, appropriate high-quality ear pads, and acoustic treatment accessories. We will provide documentation to help you paint your LTA Headphones if you opt for the unfinished, SLS Carbon components.


$650

LTA V2 SLS Carbon Headphones (Pre-built)

A fully built and tested LTA V2 modular headphone, containing all of the components from the DIY kit, including the removable LTA cable. Hinge yokes, frames and headband pieces are meticulously post-processed by hand to one of the surface finishing options available. In addition to that, these components are entirely compatible with all future updates the V2 platform will receive, as well as with the V3 platform, enabling V2 owners to build the V3 model in the future for a considerably smaller investment by reusing more than half of the headphone components. Sorry, our pre-built LTA V2 SLS Carbon Headphones are available to US backers only.


$875

LTA V2 CNC Machined Headphones (Pre-built)

The ultimate version of the LTA V2 modular headphones, containing CNC-machined aluminium components in combination with state-of-the-art, additively manufactured components reinforced with carbon fiber. Designed to showcase materials and build quality that rival considerably more expensive headphones, this model features CNC-machined sliders and ear-cup grills with a satin, brushed finish and an engraved LTA logo. It also includes anodized headband slider sockets and hinge yokes. All CNC-machined components except for the ear-cup grills will be compatible with subsequent LTA Headphones designs, such as the work-in-progress LTA V3. Sorry, our pre-built LTA V2 CNC Machined Headphones are available to US backers only.

Credits

Tomislav Liber

A long-time audiophile, headphone fan and DIY-er, looking for ways to make unique and innovative products.


Tomislav Liber

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