In my Product Design 2 course, we exercised the product development processes and 3D modeling skills. The assignment was to create a Bluetooth headphone using inspiration from any brand. I chose John Deere for its distinct color palette, company history, and unique marketplace opportunity.
John Deere JD-4020
STORY BEHIND THE DESIGN
The “JD-4020 Wireless Headphones” were inspired by the John Deere 4020. The 4020 came with a six-cylinder engine, capable of 96 horsepower and their Syncro Range transmission. It was standard in the 4020s and allowed users to operate at 8 forward speeds and 2 reverse speeds. Between 1963 and 1972, over 184,000 tractors were sold, selling for about $10,345 each. The Model 4020 was the most popular tractor of its time and was eventually replaced by the 4230 in 1972.
JD-4020 WIRELESS HEADPHONES
• SYNC UP TO YOUR JOHN DEERE
TRACTOR SPEAKERS USING
• WORLD-CLASS NOISE
• UP TO 40 HOURS OF BATTERY LIFE
• IMPACT-RESISTANT MATERIALS
AND WEATHER PROOF FOR
• A QUICK 15-MINUTE CHARGE
GIVES YOU ANOTHER 2.2 HOURS
With the JD-4020 Wireless Headphones, our world-class noise cancellation continuously measures, compares and reacts to outside noise—then cancels
them with the opposite signal to make
quiet sound quieter and music sound
better. Whether you’re turning it up or playing the music soft, proprietary technologies make sure it’s balanced at any volume. They’re re-engineered with Bluetooth technology so you can listen without wires, but don’t compromise our premium audio performance. They’re also designed to be lightweight, comfortable and durable. With impact-resistant materials and a luxurious headband and cushions, they’re built for all-day listening out in the fields or barnyard.
HIGH QUALITY BUILD
When you want to take your music anywhere, you need headphones built to keep up. With impact-resistant materials, glass-filled nylon and corrosion-resistant stainless steel, they’re engineered to survive life on the go
Enjoy up to 40 hours of listening, enough time to pour through this entire playlist. And when it finally runs down, a quick 15-minute charge gives you another 2.2 hours.
This headphone delivers premium playback with fine-tuned acoustics that maximize clarity, breadth, and balance. The comfort-cushion ear cups buffer outside noise for immersive sound so you can experience music the way it was meant to be heard.