There is some serious money in audio, you probably know that already. People pay ridiculous sums for what realistically is only a small change in audio quality - but maybe I'm being naive. Headphones are a big money earner when it comes to audio, so much so that HighSnobiety have put together a list of the top 10 most expensive headphones that money can buy, and the selection is crazy.
Check it out below.
10. UE PRM ($1,999)
9. HiFiMan HE -1000 ($2,999)
8. Shure KSE1500 ($3,749)
7. Audeze LCD-4 ($3,995)
6. Stax SR-009 ($4,450)
5. Ultrasone Edition 5 - Limited ($4,999)
4. Abyss - AB-1266 ($5,495)
3. Final Sonorous X (No U.S. price confirmed. Approx. $6,000 – 8,000)
2. V-Moda Crossfade Wireless ($40,000)
1. Sennheiser Orpheus ($55,000)
Bonus Round: Lil Wayne’s Diamond-Encrusted Beats ($1,000,000)