Audio Technica AX5iS Over-Ears + CKP200iS Earphones together for $57 with free shipping after coupon

It’s value-meal time at Sonix Electronix, you get both the ATH-AX5iSBK wired closed over-ear headphones along with the ATH-CKP200iSBK earphones for $57 with free shipping when you use coupon code SUMMERTM30. The price before the coupon is $80.

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO for $540 [or bundles for more]

The previously mentioned Beyerdynamic sale also takes us to the DT 1990 PRO Open-back Over-ears going for $540 at Amazon by Amazon actual and a few pennies less by Electronics Expo. A variety of accessories are included.

On the other hand, if you prefer to bundle things, $700 will get you these headphones bundled with the A20 headphone amplifier (another Beyerdynamic product), or $600 will get you three freebies, the Fiio A5 portable head-amp, a Slappa Hardbody PRO case, and a …32GB Sandisk microSD card. You cannot use the microSD card with the headphones, but you can use it on any device that takes microSDHC cards 🙂

USED options

Speaking of open-back BeyerDs in this price range, the Amiron is available in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections, damaged original packaging) for $412~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual.

Speaking of used BeyerDs, but on the closed-back side of things, the DT 1770 PRO is available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $418~ and “Used – Like New” for $443~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. There are multiple listings of each used option, so time may force prices lower (other things equal of course).

Skullcandy HESH 2 Closed Over-Ears for $25 w/free S&H

A Skullcandy sale at Office Depot includes the new condition closed-back wired over-ear HESH 2 headphones going for $25 per pair. You can buy as many as you want. Meanwhile the Bluetooth version of these go for $60 (the bluetooth tax!).

Combine that with a rare free shipping for orders totaling $9.99 or more (not just headphones, almost everything on their website)

Rosewill EX-700 In-Ears for $35 w/free S&H

Good until Wednesday night, the Rosewill store is offering the new condition Rosewill EX-700 earphones (one dynamic, one balanced armature driver) for $35 with free shipping through NewEGG FLASH.

The way to figure out the seller at NewEggFLASH is to look at the “Return Policy” at the bottom of the page, or take the extra step of adding to cart and then checking to see who the seller is in the shopping cart.

We have a useful text and pictures unboxing of these earphones. There’s no audio, no video, no slideshows, nothing annoying, just text and potato pictures 🙂

Yamaha HPH-M82BR Square On-Ears for $40 [limit 3]

Yamaha is trying to generate some traction with their headphones as they are already a well-known name in the world of music, but it is a busy headphone market these days.

Anywan, one of their fashion headphones is the HPH-M82 with square pads, but they look decidedly on-ear. Of the six color schemes available, currently the brown-burgundy color-scheme is on sale, in new condition, for $40 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer.

They average 4.1 out of 5 based on a lucky (?) 13 customer reviews. They have a 3-button MFI button.

Used Panasonic RP-HC-200K ANC for $7

Our Amazon Warehouse Deals immersion continues with the Panasonic RP-HC-200K (black color scheme) active noise cancelling over/on-ears (it has more rectangular than round earpads) available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $7~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. A Prime membership gets them to your door in about two days (you don’t need to buy anything else, it is not an Add-On item). Non-Prime members have the usual $25+/$35+ limit. The ANC circuit is powered by AAA.

Used Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 ANC for $55

More used action, this time it is the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 active noise cancelling over-ears (AAA powered) available in “Used – Like New” for $55~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. It is also available for slightly less by a trio of lesser known marketplace sellers.

Used Bowers & Wilkins P3 On-Ears for $44

If you curious about the Bowers & Wilkins headphones but don’t want to break the bank satisfying the curiosity, the black color scheme of the first generation of their P3 SQquare-Pad On-Ears is available in “Used – Good” condition for $44~, and “Used – Very Good” condition for $47~, and “Used – Like New” for $50~ at Amazon Warehouse Deals. There are multiple listings, so over time prices may drop further down.

Bose QuietComfort 35 ANC/BT for $328

The Bose QuietComfort 35 ANC and Bluetooth over-ears are currently on sale for $328 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon with a limit of up to three units per customer. The regular price is $350. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 2840+ customer reviews and have over 1000 questions peer-answered.

Philips Fidelio M2L/27 Lightning On-Ears for $100

If you are looking for some lightning headphones that are not Apple or Beats, we have good news for you! The new condition Philips Fidelio M2L/27 on-ear Lightning headphones are currently on sale for $100 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three customers. These are powered headphones with a built-in DAC/amp.

PS: they are closed-back, even though their pictures from afar look like they are open. On close inspection (no pun intended), you will notice that it’s a solid pattern instead of the customary open headphone grills.

Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (250 ohm) for $124

Beyer-coupon-dynamic action now, the new condition Beyerdynamic DT770 PRO (250 ohm) currently goes for $144~ at Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (250 ohm). But for a limited time there is a $20 off clip-on coupon at the product page (see screenshot below). By clipping that (just click on the box next to the coupon), you drop the price by $20, making it $124~ with free shipping.

But wait, there’s more! If you are a Prime member, and you have the Amazon Prime Store card (not to be confused with the VISA from Chase card), and you pay for the purchase with it, you will get a 15% statement credit back on your Prime store account (instead of the usual 5%).

This is part of a general Beyerydnamic sale.

Bravo Audio V3 Tube Headphone Amplifier EH6922 for $76

If you are comfortable with “ships from Asia” purchases, Shenzhen Audio is offering the new condition Bravo Audio V3 Tube Headphone Amplifier EH6922 for $76 with free shipping through NewEGG FLASH. The promotion continues until Monday night.

Noontec Zoro HD On-Ears for $28

Clones and competitors of the earlier days of Beats Solo (way back before they were put on Tyll’s Wall of Fame) were the Noontec Zoro, and right now their closed-back on-ear “Zoro HD” model is on sale for $28 in the black or red color schemes by marketplace sellers with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so they are Prime eligible. They average 4 out of 5 based on 128 customer reviews and have over 30 questions answered.

Or if you prefer the older model (non HD in its name), you can get it in the black color scheme for $23 with free shipping by seller “ClassyU” through NewEGG FLASH.

Yuin PK3 Earbuds for $37 w/free S&H

In the world of actual earbuds, before the VE Monks hype, there was Yuin! And their PK3 earbuds are currently on sale for $37 with free shipping by Shenzhen Audio through Newegg Flash (ships from Asia) and for $39 with free shipping by the Hifiman store through amazon.com (not Prime eligible).

Sennheiser RS 135 Wireless Headphone System for $99

If you are looking for RF Wireless headphones (eg for TV/movie viewing since they don’t have the bluetooth lag), the new condition Sennheiser RS 135 Wireless Headphone System is on sale for $99 with free shipping by Southern California based retailer “Video & Audio Center” (VAC) through Amazon.com. This ships directly from VAC, however, if you are a Prime member, you will receive Prime-like delivery speed.

As of the time of writing, they have eight units available. This is part of the newer “ending in 5” line of RF-wireless headphones that moved away from Kleer technology.

Lake People HPA RS 08 balanced headphone amp for $700 + S&H [MD]

You can’t call them Lakers, that name is already taken 🙂 The Lake People HPA RS 08 balanced headphone amp is fully unlocked at members-only Massdrop (MD) for $700 plus shipping. The offer runs for the next nine days, and it will ship in late June 2017. As usual with MD, all sales are final!

Thinksound ON2 Wood On-Ears for $150

Another offer has unlocked at Massdrop, it’s the new condition closed-back on-ear wood-y Thinksound ON2 headphones going for $150 with free shipping. The offer runs for the next seven days and they will ship in late June 2017. They will ship by the vendor, not MD, and as usual, all sales are final, so keep that in mind if you like to return items you don’t like.

MEE Audio M6 PRO IEMs for $38

Both color schemes (Clear and Smoke) of the new condition MEE Audio M6 PRO IEMs are currently on sale for $38 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. This is a sale, not a lightning deal. This is close to the last time they were on a lightning deal for around $35 from what I recall.

Apple Earpods with the Lightning for $20 w/free S&H

If you want to get the Apple Earpods with the Lightning connector and don’t want to risk purchases at open marketplaces like Amazon and eBay where it’s much harder to figure out what’s authentic, the new condition Earpods are on sale for $20 with free shipping by Verizon Wireless. Verizon doesn’t have marketplace sellers, they get their inventory from Apple.

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Premium Headphones for $800

As part of the Memorial Day and Dads-n-Grads sales, the new condition brown color scheme of the closed-back over-ear Bowers & Wilkins P9 Premium Headphones is on sale for $800 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of one unit per customer. This is not a lightning deal, so the expiration time is unknown. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 24 customer reviews.

PS: there are plenty of units available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $640 through Warehouse Deals, but these being high on style/fashion, it may make the new condition more appealing for some who prefer pristine stylish headphones.

Used Audeze LCD-X Planars for $1299 [or Less]

We cover everything from single figure to four figure headphones and assorted gear here. To the four figure we go now, authorized dealer Adorama’s eBay store is offering the used AUDEZE LCD-X headphones for $1299 with free shipping. There is only one unit available.

NOTE: Best Offer is enabled on this offer, so you can try to negotiate a lower price within eBay’s “Best Offer” framework. If you are not familiar with it, here’s a screenshot of what to look for:

Monoprice Stereo Tube Bluetooth Headphone Amp for $80 with free S&H

More Monoprice action, this too is part of their Audio sale, it is the new condition Monoprice Stereo Tube Headphone Amp (with 24-bit/96kHz USB DAC, Bluetooth, and Preamp Out), model 16154, going for $80 with free standard US shipping, which is a treat since they don’t often offer free shipping.

UPDATE: speaking of Monoprice amplifiers, their Tube Amp with Bluetooth 15-watt Compact Stereo Hybrid, PID 16152, is on sale for $50 with free standard US shipping. This is NOT a headphone amp.

AKG M220 Semi-Open for $50 [MD]

They are back on again! The new condition semi-open over-ear AKG M220 headphones are fully unlocked at members-only Massdrop for $50 with free shipping. These will ship late June 2017. There are eight days left in this offering.

Beyerdynamic MMX 41 iE In-Ear for $22 w/free S&H

The Beyerdynamic MMX 41 iE earphones are on sale for $22 with free shipping at NewEgg by Newegg actual. On Thursday, coupon code EMCSRFCF5 drops the price. This coupon may be restricted to their e-newsletter subscribers. On Friday, these will move to the public Shellshocker Daily Deals.

Monoprice Metal On-Ears for $35 + S&H

Another headphone is on sale, part of the Monoprice Memorial Sale Audio sale, it is the new condition Metal Dynamic On-Ear Headphones offered for $35 instead of their usual price of $50. No coupon is needed, this is a straight up sale.

Shipping is extra, options vary by zipcode, and look to be $7+. Unlike earphones that are small and packaged lightly [eg the Triple XXX IEMs], over/on-ears take up more space, which means more expensive S&H fees. However, one way to get a lower price on shipping is to buy it together (in the same shopping cart) with another item that is eligible for free shipping.

Monoprice XXX Triple Driver IEMs for $40 + S&H

This is not a coupon but a sale! The Monoprice XXX Triple Driver IEMs is on sale for $40 plus shipping for the Memorial Day shopping weekend. Because IEMs are small, most zipcodes qualify for the $2.49 Monoprice Saver (3-6 business days).

UPDATE: this is part of a larger Headphone and Audio sale for the Memorial Day weekend.

[DEAD] Friday: Monoprice M560 Planars + Stereo Tube Head-Amp for $240 after coupon and $0.01+ filler item

This coupon expired, but most of the time the Monoprice coupons work on the M560 + Tube-Amp bundle. However, they rarely work on the M1060 and M560 on their own…

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FREE UE 900S IEMs with Ultimate Ears PRO purchase with coupon (excludes UE 4 PRO)

A promotion featured prominently on the Ultimate Ears website says that you can get the Ultimate Ears UE900S IEMs for FREE when you purchase an Ultimate Ears PRO IEMs (excluding the UE 4 PRO). You get the UE900S for FREE by using coupon code Summer over there until 5/29/17.

Used TEAC HA-P90SD DAP/amp for $239

The red color scheme of the TEAC HA-P90SD DAP and amp is currently available in “Used – Acceptable” condition for $239~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD) actual. There’s also a “Used – Like New” option for $290~.

Klipsch R6 Closed On-Ears for $40 w/free s&h

Klipsch apparently ran out of names because the R6 is both an on-ear headphone and an in-ear. This post refers to the closed-back on-ear, it is on sale, in new condition, for $40 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. They average 4 out of 5 based on 9 customer reviews so far.

Massdrop AKG K7XX unlocked again for $200

It is back on again, the RED edition of the AKG K7XX is fully unlocked at Massdrop for $200 with free shipping. Meanwhile the non-RED edition is getting close to getting unlocked as well. Both are running for the next 28 days and will ship mid-August 2017. Note the shipping estimate, that’s almost three months from blog-posting date! Note all that all sales are final. They do come with a 2-year AKG warranty since this is an AKG/MD partnership.

[DEAD] Thursday: Rockwin Bit Truly Wireless for $96

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[DEAD] Used Sennheiser HD600 for $238

As of a late 5/25/17 recheck, this sold out in the used condition… It remains at $288 in new condition…

The Sennheiser HD600 currently go for $288 in new condition, but if you are a fan of buying used, they are available in “Used – Very Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections, damaged original packaging) for $238~ by Aamzon Warehouse Deals (AWD) actual. There’s only one listing as of the time of writing with AWD being the actual seller.

[DEAD] Thursday: refurb Bohm B66 BT ANC On-Ears for $36 w/FS

This daily deal expired, but it is a recurring offer, so if you missed it, fear not, it will return in the future…

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You can now Pre-Order the Shure RMCE-LTG Lightning Cable Accessory

The Shure RMCE-LTG, a Lightning Cable Accessory with a 3-button remote/mic, with an integrated DAC, and officially supported by some of the Shure SE IEMs (215 to 846) was announced at CES 2017 but it took a while before it became available for pre-ordering. But the time has come and as of the time of writing, you can pre-order it from two well known online retailers as follows:

+ $100 with free shipping at B&H Photo with a May 29th shipping estimate

+ $119 at Amazon actual without a shipping estimate (it just says “temporarily out of stock”)