so finally I'm down to 2 headphones! I've head the sq of the MDR ZX-700 and I was very pleased with it. I haven't heard the CAL! though.. I can't seem to find the CAL! anywhere near me either (I live in the Netherlands). So I can't really judge the sq. I have seen the unboxing of a CAL! and to me it looks kinda cheap. I'm not saying the zx-700 looks like it's worth $1000, but I'm just saying the CAL! looks cheap many people are pleased with the sq of the CAL! so that's why I don't know if I should buy the zx-700. If someone has heard the sq of both headphones, could you please tell me which one is better, or which one you prefer? thanks!