1. AKG K430

    AKG K430

    Closed-back so you sacrifice a little spaciousness but you'll get loads of detail and a deep bass.

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  2. JVC HA-E130

    JVC HA-E130

    Surprisingly comfortable headphones that are rhythmic and detailed considering the £10 price

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  3. Sennheiser PMX200

    Sennheiser PMX200

    Extremely impressive for closed-back headphones

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  4. Panasonic RP-HJE240E

    Panasonic RP-HJE240E

    They're certainly better than most bundled headphones, but even at £20 you can buy better

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  5. AKG K701

    AKG K701

    These AKGs are beautifully built and feel like they’d survive years of use with ease, but there are more entertaining headphones out there

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  7. Jaybird JB200

    Jaybird JB200

    For all their fanciness, the Jaybirds don't come close to sounding like value for money

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  8. Audio Technica ATH-AD1000

    Audio Technica ATH-AD1000

    These smart-looking and well built headphones give off an air of sophistication, but sonically they can be a bit too polite

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  9. Audio Technica ATH-A700

    Audio Technica ATH-A700

    Thin treble and big bass lets these cans down

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    Available from £137.7
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  10. Grado RS2

    Grado RS2

    These wooden backed cans are a joy to listen to

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  11. Beyerdynamic DT660

    Beyerdynamic DT660

    £139 Well worth the money, with a punchy, powerful sound Punchy, powerful sound, great dynamics, good detailing Loose bass, thin treble, flimsy feel Despite their smart and comfortable design, the Beyer DT660s are hamstrung by their flimsy, plastic feel. Plug them in, however, and you get a punchy

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