Stimulus package bargain buys

We highlight the best gear to buy with Rudd’s cash-bonanza handout.

Best Headphones: Sony MDR-NC500D (RRP: $799)



$799 is pretty hard to justify for a single pair of headphones — even if you’re stinking filthy rich. No matter how much you pine for crystal-clear sound quality, the Sony MDR-NC500Ds are probably outside your price zone. But everything seems more affordable when you’re armed with $900 of ‘free’ cash.

These noise-cancelling headphones do a fantastic job of blocking out repetitive ambient noise, with an over-the-ear ear-cup design that blocks out nearby racket. The cups are finished in a glossy, deep black which lends a sense of class and occasion — which is just as well, given the price tag. If you buy the Sony MDR-NC500Ds, you’ll have $100 left over to spend on CDs

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