Archives for October 25, 2017

Used Audio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT for $239

The new condition Audio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT with their “Pure Digital Drive” technology go for $300 at authorized dealers, but if you want to save some, you can get them in “Used – Very Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for $239~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals.

They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 31 customer reviews. They support AAC, apt-X HD, and such.

[DEAD] Used Creative Aurvana Gold BT/ANC for $53

As of 11/18/17 re-check, the used options are sold out…

If you do not object to Bluetooth 3.0, the Creative Aurvana Gold headphones are available in “Used – Like New” condition for $53~ with free shipping at Amazon Warehouse Deals.

These support Bluetooth 3.0, with apt-X and AAC, with NFC support (NFC is used for touch-pairing as opposed to over the air dog-fights), touch controls, 3.5mm audio playback, and such. They average 3.4 out of 5 based on 54 customer reviews and they have 18 answered questions.

Open-Box HIFIMAN EF100 110V Headphone & Integrated Amplifier for $300

The HIFIMAN EF100 110V Headphone & Integrated Amplifier is available for $300 in two different situations as follows…

Then on eBay, the AudioLab Outlet store has one unit available in “New – Other” Store Demo condition for the same price with free shipping from PA.

This sold out: At Amazon Warehouse Deals, authorized dealer “Electronics EXPO” (EE) is offering it in “Used – Like New” Open-box condition for $300, sold by EE, with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members get free 2-day shipping.

Used Soundmagic HP-151 Closed Over-Ears for $83

Soundmagic’s new HP-151 closed-back over-ears, following up on the HP-150, currently go for $130 in new condition, sold by a couple of marketplace sellers at that price, with the orders fulfilled by Amazon.

But if you are a more adventurous shopper, you can get them in “Used – Acceptable” condition for $83 [WAS $90~] with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. No details are provided on the condition of this particular listing, so it’s a bit of a pig in a poke, but AWD offers a 30 day return policy in case of troubles or surprises ~ assuming you’ll have the time to put them through the paces during that time.

In-Stock Again: Koss Porta Pro Black for $42

If you don’t want to wait for future sales, the black color scheme of the good old Koss Porta Pro on-ear headphones with the retro look are back in-stock at Amazon for $42 with free shipping. They are on the same listing as the classic model with the blue hues. If you switch back and forth between the two options on the Amazon listing you’ll see their visual differences. They reside on the same listing.

Open-box NVX XPT-100 Closed Over-Ear Studio headphones for $50 w/free S&H

One of the no-frills closed-back over-ear studio headphones is the NVX XPT-100, and as of the time of writing, there are five units of them available in OPEN BOX condition for $50 with free shipping by Sonix Electronix on eBay.

They have also dropped in new condition (Prime eligible) where they average 4 out of 5 based on 143 customer reviews and they have 38 answered questions.

Now shipping: Beats Studio 3 ANC/BT Over-Ears with the Apple W1 chip for $350

The latest model in the Beats Studio line of over-ear headphones is the third generation, and the black color scheme of this new model is now in-stock and ready to ship for $350 at Amazon by Amazon actual. The red and blue are in “temporarily out of stock” status, while the white color scheme is not currently available for ordering.

This has been added to our recently re-launched New Headphones Tracker.

Apple is, as expected, “recapturing” the magical $350 price point that is fought in the trenches of shopping centers online and at brick and mortar. Or for almost half the price you can get the new condition second generation.

The claim to fame of the third generation model is that it is using Apple’s W1 chip which layers on top of class 1 bluetooth, offering additional Apple-y benefits to the headphone. The W1 chip is already available in other Beats headphones (Solo 3, AirPods).

[DEAD] Thursday: Modern Portable Hifi Elite Super 66 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $50

This daily deal expired…

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[DEAD] Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) Lightning Deal

This offer expired…

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[DEAD] Refurbished Parrot Zik 2 BT/ANC for $100

This sale ended…

Also at Tech Rabbit, in the white or black color schemes, you can get the refurbished Parrot Zik 2 headphones with bluetooth, ANC, NFC, touch controls, custom app, and other techie features. They support AAC streaming but not apt-X.

[DEAD] Used Sony MDR-XB650 Extra Bass Bluetooth On-Ears for $37

These sold out at these low priced prices…

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[DEAD] Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO (80 ohm) for $144

This lightning deal expired but it was a good sign to see the return of name-brand headphones in the Lightning Deals…

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[DEAD] Feed the DAPs and PADs: 200GB Sandisk UItra microSD for $74.50

This sale ended…

DAP is hungry! Must eat FLAC files and WAV files! If so, the 200GB Sandisk Ultra micro SDXC UHS-I card is going for $74.50 with free shipping at by Amazon actual. You can buy as many as you want. Their 256GB is going down as well, for $125, but the 200GB card still wins on GB/$.

[DEAD] Used Koss R-80 Closed Over-Ears for $21

Goodbye Kringle joke, as of 10/26/17 AM recheck, these sold out in used condition…

For the price of an online Kringle, you can instead get the closed-back over-ear Koss R-80 headphones, which are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition (various scratches, damaged original packaging) for $21 through Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD) by AWD actual, so free 2-day shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order.

Their new condition price is currently $34.50 and they average over there 3.9 out of 5 based on 181 customer reviews.

[DEAD] MEE Audio M6 Pro Limited-Edition Blue IEMs for $40 [MD]

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If you like the MEE Audio M6 PRO in-ears but you just would rather have them in the blue color scheme, the genie that Massdrop has granted your wish, it is offered there, fully unlocked, for the next five days, for $40 with free shipping. There is no mention of warranty in the listing which says these will be shipped by “the vendor”. Shipment estimate is mid-November 2017.

[DEAD] Used Koss Pro4AAT Titanium Pro for $37 w/free S&H

This sold out as used as of 11/16/17 recheck…

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