The Orpheus is I feel best considered as an limited edition fine art
piece of the headphone world and as such this ought to be considered when comparing or judging it against others.
It would be nice to see more of this kind of thing in the headphone world as there are plenty of 'art pieces' in the rest of the audio component arena.
Exemplary build quality and material chioce for me add a great
deal of pleasure to any product ownership.
I salute those who are prepared to own such fine pieces of 'audio sculpture' [however brief that ownership may have turned out to be