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Skullcandy Crusher - Inspiration Behind Bass You Can Feel

 

Skullcandy crusher whiteboard sketches

When creating Crusher, our product development team noticed the success of its predecessor, the Skullcrusher. Crusher is a refresh of Skullcrusher so it gave us the opportunity to start fresh with new styling, user interaction, and incorporated tech. Our core consumer LOVED the OG Skullcrusher. The problem was that the headphone was not very visually appealing.  It seriously lacked user-centered design and was not a ‘durable’ product. The goal was to keep the ‘Crusher’ sensation, while improving aesthetics, integrating new tech and increasing dependability of the product. We determined that the success was due to adding a tactile sensation along with audio.  Realizing that this was a great product to build off of, the crew was inspired to create a completely improved experience. 

Skullcandy crusher brainstorming sesh

Our designers wanted to fix the problem of a single sensory experience with conventional headphones. Combining audio with tactile senses creates a more realistic and immersive environment.  Other headphones that combined these two senses didn’t do it in a realistic way. Our developers desired to create a true deep subwoofer feeling, which is why the resonance of the Sensation55™ was tuned the way it is.  It is the only headphone to deliver that deep of a Sub-bass experience.

Skullcandy crusher protos

This experience would not only deliver great tonal balance in the audio spectrum, but it would also add a true deep bass feeling to the music. We dug further into our research to truly understand what it is our core consumer is all about and what features/tech/styling would really appeal to them. Starting with some key takeaways from Skullcrusher (stashability, inline bass controls, and maximum user comfort), we developed a truly revolutionary product from the ground up. The concept of Crusher was born. Created for anyone looking for a completely immersive experience where they get the combination of both the feeling of bass and great sound in a headphone. Along with the improvements of sound, the Crusher creation focused on making the whole headphone a more user-friendly experience. New features such as building the battery and amp into the earcup, extended battery life, removable cable and an auto-on/off smart circuit were all created with the listener in mind.

Skullcandy crusher comps

To say we improved the Skullcrusher is an understatement. With Crusher, we added steeze to appeal to the masses. We engineered it ourselves to ensure durability, acoustically tuned each component for Supreme Sound, incorporated all the tech and controls into the earcups for a streamlined user experience, gave it a removable cable for versatility, added an in-line mic for usability and made it stashable for maximum portability. All for under $100.

Crusher is for ANYONE who enjoys listening to music. The tech packed into this headphone allows for a pretty diverse user experience. If you don’t feel like cranking the bass, turn it down. When your favorite jam comes on, pump it back up. This headphone was definitely designed with our ‘core’ audience in mind but we feel it transcends a huge demographic.

 

At this point, Crusher really doesn’t compare to anything at all. It’s entirely unique from a ‘user experience’ standpoint. As far as tech goes, it's the only headphone that gives you feeling of Sub-bass. The bass is fully adjustable so you can have as much or as little as you want.  With our in-house acoustic team being able to develop the components from the ground up (including the REX40™ and Sensation55™ Drivers) this headphone is truly miles ahead of any sort of competition out there. We created Crusher to carry on the Skullcrusher AND Skullcandy legacy. Coming out with new innovative quality product is paramount for our brand. Crusher is another piece of the journey that is part of delivering a unique and unparalleled audio experience in a user-friendly way. We’re really excited about the release of this product next week and can’t wait for users to share the experience of bass they can feel.

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