Remember when we all used to sit around the TV together as a family and there was only three channels, and they broadcasted the programmes so quietly that we all had to take turns holding the ear trumpet?
The Sennheiser HD 700s are open-backed audiophile headphones, which — you guessed it — aren't cheap. But if the company's legendary, top-of-the-line HD 800s were always in your sights but out of reach, the HD 700s might be exactly what you're looking for.
Just because you don't want to spend thousands of pounds on audio equipment (and as many hours configuring it) doesn't mean you can't enjoy quality audio. In the case of headphones, a single c-note can reap rewards.