Actually, they are cheaper — there's also something called "inflation". When the TF10 & E500 were originally released, they were extraordinarily expensive.
Oh yes, AKG sucks big time! I know, sadly AKG = Skullcandy these days. Oh, but but wait, wait...wait…actually Skullcandy are making better sounding products these days than they used to. (seriously)
NOTHING can beat customs and that, to this day, is an indisputable fact.
All that said, I'm more interested at present in the StageDiver SD-2 than in the SE846.
Edited by music_4321 - 5/14/13 at 12:03pm