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The Sennheiser HD 518 open, circumaural headphones prove that quality and affordability can go hand in hand. They are fitted with Sennheiser's innovative E.A.R. technology to ensure accurate channeling of audio signals into your ears while their sophisticated Duofol diaphragms reduce unwanted resonances to an absolute minimum. And to amplify your listening pleasure even further, their ear pads and headband cushion provide outstanding wearing comfort, even for long listening sessions.
The HD 518 is well built, and can take fair amount of abuse. It feels durable and sturdy. The grilled ear cups lend a nice aesthetic touch to these headphones.
If you wish to get your hands on an audiophile-grade pair of headphones and do not want to burn holes into your pocket, then the Sennheiser HD 518 should be your pick.