The Most Expensive Headphones in the World
The world’s most expensive headphones are hardly portable. The most expensive headphones in the world are the Ultrasone and Sennheiser Orpheus headphones. these two stand first when speaking about the most expensive headphones in the world
For serious audiophiles however, the Sennheiser Orpheus HE90/HEV90 is truly the top of the line. Orginally priced at $15,000 the so-called most expensive headphones in the world still retails for less than $30,000.
Sennheiser, a leading manufacturer of studio and stage microphones, created a limited number of what have been called the best headphones in the world. Only 300 of these headphones exist, possibly because they’re handmade. The set includes a high-end vacuum tube amplifier with an all-valve signal path and equally high-end electrostatic headphones with gold connectors. It really looks the part of the most expensive headphones plus amp in the world.
Another pair of expensive headphones, the ULTRASONE Edition 9 Limited Edition S-Logic Natural Surround Sound Headphones, come with some cool features. It reproduces all your music files into 3D sound quality that gives a live music concert experience to the listener. Other features of this most expensive headphones include lowered eardrum pressure for safe and healthy listening and an MU Metal Shield to lower radiation effects by as much as 98 percent. This expensive earphone retails for a jaw-dropping $1,499.
The S-Logic natural surround sound takes the sound out of the headphones and into the room around you for a three-dimensional sound similar to a live concert. Less stress is put on your eardrums because pressure is decreases by up to 40% (3-4dB), allegedly reducing the risk of hearing damage.
Ultrasone, a German manufacturer of most expensive headphones, is making available for purchase in the United States a limited amount of its high end Edition 9 headphones. These headphones are quite pricey, costing around $1,800 each. Other designer touches of the Edition 9 headphones include the use of Ethiopian sheep leather in the ear pads and headband as well as a metal attache case to carry the most expensive headphones around in.