# 4. Audeze LCD-3 – $1,945
The LCD-3s are open-back and use planar magnetic drivers known to deliver a once in a lifetime audio experience.
#3. Stax SR-009 “Earspeaker” – $4,450
And now it’s time to meet the really expensive headphones. Number 3 is Stax SR-009 “Earspeaker” costing almost 5 grands mostly because of its amazing tonal purity and beauty.