Friday’s Offers: Status Audio CB-1, Cowin, JLab, Etc

There is some modest action on Friday as well at the Amazon Gold Box with the following tentative schedule:

+ starts 6:05am ET: JLab Audio J6 earbuds (price before sale $10)

+ starts 8:15am ET: Cowin E-7 Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Over-ears (price before sale $70)
+ this has been recurring regularly

+ starts 10:50am ET: Status Audio CB-1 Closed Back Over-Ears (price before sale $79)

+ starts 11:25am ET: JLab Bass DJ Inspired Earbuds (price before sale $30)

+ starts 6:50pm ET: Avantree headphone stand (price before sale $20)

+ also various Symphonized wood earphones throughout the day

Bose QuietComfort QC35 for $300

UPDATE 9:54pm ET: both are in-stock at $300 as of this recheck. Also enter promo code REWARDME for 5% back in Rakuten Reward points. The coupon does not drop the price further, it only gets you extra Rakuten rewards points which you can use in future purchases over there…

The offer is back on for the new condition Bose Quietcomfort 35 bluetooth and active noise cancelling closed-back over-ear headphones at Rakuten, sold there through BuyDig. The price drops from $350 to $300 automatically via an automatic but limited time coupon promotion. Free shipping as well. This is available for both the silver QC35 and the black QC35.

If this sells out, fear not, the official Bose eBay store is offering these in factory renewed condition with the same warranty for $260 each.

Open-box Blue Ella Planars w/full warranty for $590

The Blue Ella planar-magnetic headphones go for $700 in new condition at authorized dealers, but if you want to save some, yet still get the full manufacturer warranty, you can get them in open-box condition from OneCall, an authorized and respected A/V dealer, for $590 with free shipping.

On the other hand, if you are comfortable with used, and you don’t need the warranty, they have now dropped to $456~ in “Used – Very Good” condition by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. It is good to have choices 🙂

New IEM Arrival: Focal Sphear S for $129

We have a new arrival! The Focal Sphear S in-ears that were previously announced, focal’s follow-up to the “Sphear” are now in-stock and shipping for $129 by multiple authorized dealers as follows:

+ (aka Huppin’s)

+ various at Amazon

+ authorized eBay sellers: HiDef Lifestyle and Redfli (Indiana)

Focal is now riding high(er) in the headphone world thanks to the hype train generated by the Elear and Utopia duo. Their entry into headphones had been a rather timid approach at the $300-ish price range, but their second wave went high (Utopia, Elear) and low (affordable models) in terms of pricing.

AKAI Project 50X Closed Over-Ears drop to $18

This is one of the headphones in the Deals Summary and it is falling down and down again. As of the time of writing, the new condition AKAI Project 50X Closed Over-Ears go for $18.38 with a limit of three per customer. Free 2-day shipping for Prime members over with a $35+ order (eg two pairs).

They are folding, and have detachable cables. Two pairs are included, along with an adapter. They average 3.2 out of 5 based on 84 customer reviews, and have 20 questions answered.

Used Titus Audio Symphony Line Conductor for $21

The Titus Audio Symphony Line Conductor in-ears are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $21~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals. Per the shopping cart, there is only one unit available.

On the other hand, if you prefer to get the new condition model, there’s currently a 25% off clip-on coupon over there, dropping the price from $52~ to $39~.

PS: there are multiple models on that page, so if you are playing with the options, make sure you are looking at the correct model.

Used Sennheiser HD 201 for $13.50 + $3.75 S&H

After being around for over a decade, the good old closed-back over-ear Sennheiser HD 201 headphones got discontinued, with the newer HD 206 sort of taking their place in the line-up.

But if it is the HD 201 you want specifically, and you are comfortable with used headphones, we have good news for you, they are available in “Used – Excellent Plus” condition for $13.50 plus shipping at If you don’t see them at the link, it means they sold out.

Shipping starts at $3.75 and may vary depending on zipcode and delivery options. All the zipocodes I tried gave me $3.75 as the lowest price, but I can’t test every zipcode 🙂

Used items purchased from Adorama have a 30-day no-questions-asked return policy, and a 90-day warranty covered by Adorama (not the manufacturer).

Amazon price-matches Costco on 1More Triple for $80

It looks like Amazon has price-matched Costco on the gold color scheme of the new condition 1More Tripler Driver in-ears. These are from Amazon actual and you can buy as many as you like.

If you don’t need them right away, as far as I can recall, their lowest price at Costco had been $65 during the Holidays. Note also that now there is a new 1More hype train, the Quad drivers which go for $190 at the moment.

Sennheiser CX 300 II earphones for $21 [limit 3]

A new condition post! What a surprise 🙂 The new condition Sennheiser CX 300 II earphones are currently on sale for the very specific price of $21.35 [I round the prices in the post titles to make them more readable] at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. These average 3.8 out of 5 based on over 4000 customer reviews and they have over 230 questions answered.

PS: this is restricted to Prime members at the moment. On the same listing, there is a bundle with Comply T-400 foam tips. This bundle is not restricted to Prime members. You pay current prices for both the earphones and the Comply (so if the price of either one changes, the price total will also change).

Refurbished BOSE Soundlink II Bluetooth Over-Ears w/1-YR Warranty for $160

The Bose Soundlink II Around Ear bluetooth headphones go for $229 in new condition (along with $11.45 in promotional rewards) at Adorama, but if you want to pay less yet still get the same warranty as a new condition product…

… then to the Bose eBay store we fly where they are offering these in factory renewed condition for $160 with free shipping.

20% off most headphones at A4C with coupon

Until the 28th of July in 2017, coupon JULY20 gets you 20% off most headphones (and most everything else) at All 4 Cellular. They have a variety of older products there. Also pay attention to their condition since they have various conditions. Refurbished items are by them and carry their own 90-day warranty (not from the manufacturer ~ unless otherwise indicated).

The coupon will not work on iPads and will not work on deals of the day. They mostly have consumer-type headphones, you are not going to find Sennheiser HD700s or Koss electrostatics there 🙂

Beyerdynamic MMX 102 iE for $24 w/free S&H [updated]

Another budget Beyerdynamic earphone with a promo code at NewEgg, promo code 0725EBTS27 gets you the Beyerdynamic MMX 102 iE for $24 with free shipping. The price before the coupon is $29. Offer ends next Monday 7/31/17.

UPDATE: thanks to Allan for the alert! This earphone is also going for $24 at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer, and Prime eligible.

[DEAD] Noontec Hammo Go Active Noise Cancelling Over Ears for $50

This recurring lightning deal expired…

One of the Gold Box offers is under way, running until 6:05mp ET, the new condition Noontec Hammo Go Active Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones go for $50 with free shipping. Their price before the sale bega was $100 last night. They average 3.8 out of 5 based on 33 customer reviews. The ANC circuit is powered by two AAA batteries.

Deal Updates: AmazonBasics RF Over-Ears for $17; USED Jaybird X2 BT earphones for $20

I just updated the Latest Deals Summary, and since the previous update, these headphones dropped further in price:

+ AmazonBasics Over-Ear RF Wireless for $17~ at Amazon actual in new condition, or $13~ in used condition

+ USED Jaybird X2 bluetooth earphones for $20~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals

Phiaton MS 430 On-Ears for $35 w/free S&H [updated]

This offer has been extended for another week! The new condition Phiaton Fusion MS 430 closed-back on-ears can be yours for $35 with free shipping when you enter promo code 0725EBTS30 over there!

Per the specs, this has “Ambidextrous Inputs”, which means it might be able to play sound from two different sources at the same time. I haven’t touched this Phiaton model so I can’t say with 100% certainty that it does so. But I can say with 100% certainty that this is so with the Beyerdynamic Custom Street ON-Ears.

Phiaton MS 300 BA earphones for $35 w/free S&H [updated]

It is turning into a Phiaton day today with two parallel offers for the MS 300 balanced armature hybrid earphones. At NewEgg, promo code 0725EBTS31 drops the price from $100 to $40. The offer has been extended by a week.

This had been a Monday daily deal for $50 and surprisingly dropped further down on Tuesday with a new promo code. Not sure what they are doing/smoking over at NewEgg but a lower price is better than higher one 🙂

Separately, the white color scheme is on sale for $49 with free shipping by audioLAB with the order fulfilled by Amazon. This is not a lightning deal, so its expiration is unknown, it could last anywhere from milliseconds to centuries 🙂

Used Creative Outlier Bluetooth On-Ears for $39

The Creative Outlier bluetooth on-ears go for $70 in new condition, but if you prefer used, you can get them in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for $39~, and in “Used – Like New” (damaged original packaging) for $45~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. They average 4 out of 5 but base on only nine customer reviews. And that’s the number of answered questions they have.

Philips FX3 Closed Over-Ears for $23 with free S&H

Philips is back with a sale on one of their lesser known headphones, the new condition closed-back over-ear Philips FX3 (in the black color scheme, aka FX3BK) is on sale for $23 with free shipping at NewEgg on eBay. Limit up to five units per customer.

[DEAD] Thursday’s Offers: JLab, Noontec, Denon, Symphonized, Etc

This round of lightning deals expired…

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[DEAD] Wednesday’s Offers: JLab, Cougar, Brainwavz Angled Pads, Etc [updated]

Wednesday is over, and so are its daily deals…

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[DEAD] Brainwavz Angled Memory Foam Earpads for $25 w/FS

This lightning deal expired, but the Brainwavz pads are recurring every few days…

The last of today’s Gold Box deals of headphone interest is the Brainwavz Angled Memory Foam Earpad in black going for $25 with free shipping. (Prime members get free 2-day shipping). The price before the sale was $39.50 last night. Only one color is available for this. Offer ends by 1:29am ET on Thursday (or earlier if sold out).

The product description over there has detailed dimensions and lists a number of compatible headphones. More of that is discussed in both the customer reviews and the answered-questions, so check those too if interested. They average 3.9 out of 5 based on 18 customer reviews.

PS: non-Prime members can buy it starting at 8pm ET. Don’t worry, it won’t sell out 🙂

Ultrasone Jubilee Edition 25 for $4000

A second flagship post today, of interest to hard core Ultrasone fans, the new condition Ultrasone Jubilee Edition 25 closed-back limited edition headphone is on sale for $4000 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The regular price of this is $6000. This is in used car price territory regardless 🙂 This is a limited time offer.

Sony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass On-Ears for $30 w/free S&H

On the budget side of things, the new condition Sony MDRXB450 Extra Bass On-Ears are on sale for $30 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This has been price-matched apparently at where it is restricted to Prime members, with a limit of up to three units per customer.

Sony PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset for $75 [limit 3]

We haven’t forgotten the gamers! The new condition PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset is currently on sale, in new condition, for $75.04 (that is a very specific price!) at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. It averages 4.2 out of 5 based on nearly 4900 customer reviews, and if you are curious, it has almost 1000 questions answered.

Optoma HEM2 in-ears for $80 w/free S&H [updated]

If you are not tempted by the Driver Wars of 2017, for a limited time only, NewEgg is offering the new condition Optoma HEM2-RED in-ears, in the red color scheme, for $80 with free shipping after you enter promo code 0725EBTS32 over there.

It looks like the offer ends at 3am ET on Wednesday but it may continue with a different promo code. That’s what happened on Monday to Tuesday..

In-Stock NOW: Grado PS2000e Flagship Headphones

Flagship mania 2017 continues! The new Grado PS2000e flagship headphones are now in-stock and ready to ship to your ears for $2695 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. B&H is an authorized dealer and on top of that, they are not that far away from where Grado makes their headphones. So the headphones won’t have to “travel” far to get to their store. New York squared!

Phiaton MS 100 BA Balanced Armature Earphones for $30

If you are a fan of budget-priced balanced armature earphones, the new condition Phiaton MS 100 BA earphones are on sale for $30 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. There, they average 4 out of 5 based on 38 customer reviews. Based on the pictures, this looks like it has a 1-button remote.

Sennheiser HD461i Closed Over-Ears for $25 w/free S&H after $10 MIR

The new condition Sennheiser HD 461i Closed Over-Ear is going for $35 with free shipping at NewEgg actual but it also has a $10 mail-in rebate (gift card) promotion on it as well until 7/31/17. The rebate offer is only good on this particular iPhone model, and no other model.

SHARKK Bravo Hybrid Electrostatic Headphones for $65

The price keeps on dropping for these, but do read reviews if you are not familiar with them as they have trade-offs and complaints! It is the new condition SHARKK Bravo Hybrid Electrostatic Headphones now down to $65 with free shipping by BREED on eBay (ships from Florida).

Rosewill Wood In-Ears for $8 with Free S&H

Rosewill products are more frequently featured at NewEgg than other retailers, but when you look at the Rosewill RHTS-11002 wood in-ears for $11 at NewEgg, it’s actually not the lowest price. Rosewill’s Amazon store is offering them for $8 with free shipping through Amazon. They ship directly from Rosewill and are not Prime eligible.

But if you prefer Prime-shipping (or the “no rush credits” when you select slower Prime shipping), Amazon’s own price is not that far off, $9.25 with free 2-day Prime shipping (not an Add-On). Check the detailed listings for the options.

These average 3.8 out of 5 based on 45 customer reviews.

Philips A1 PRO DJ Headphones for $25 w/FS [updated]

NewEgg actual is offering the new condition closed-back over-ear Philips A1 PRO DJ Headphones for $25 with free shipping. No promo code is needed for this one.

UPDATE: this was a daily deal for Monday, but as of Tuesday, the same price continues…

[DEAD] Tuesday: Sony MDR-AS400EX Exercise Earphones for $13 (or $20 for two)

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[DEAD] Fiio A5 portable head-amp for $40 w/free S&H

This didn’t last long. As of a 7/26/17 AM recheck, it is sold out at $40…

I don’t know if this is a price error or not, but the new condition Fiio A5 portable headphone-amp is offered for $40 with free shipping by K&M Camera with the order fulfilled by Amazon. They have a solid profile as a seller, and “fulfilled by Amazon” means you have an extra layer of protection in case of problems.

[DEAD] Brainwavz M2 in-ears for $44.50 w/FS

This daily deal expired…

Good until 6:04pm ET today, the new condition Brainwavz M2 in-ears go for $44.50 wiht free shipping. They are one of today’s lightning deals.

[DEAD] 5pk Coolsell Earphone Cases for $7.49

This daily deal expired…

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