Archives for February 13, 2018

Now shipping: Monoprice MMCX cable for $15 + S&H

No magic cables here. Just $15! The Monoprice MMCX cable that was revealed at CES 2018 is now in-stock and ready to ship at the Monoprice website for $15 plus shipping. The lowest shipping is around $2.50, or you can purchase it together with other items that qualify for free shipping and they may “absorb” its shipping fee.

You can keep track of all the new arrivals in two ways:

+ our New Headphones Tracker, and

+ new audio gear shipping alerts here at this website

V-MODA BoomPro Gaming VoIP Headset Mic for $25.50 w/FS

Good until Wednesday night, Guitar Center offers over 400 items with a coupon discount. Either 25% off with coupon TOP25 or 15% off with coupon TOP15. Each item shows whether it’s eligible for the 25% off or the 15% off. Of all these, the deal is actually on something small 🙂 The new condition V-MODA BoomPro Gaming VoIP Headset Mic goes for $30 with free shipping, but thanks to the 15% off coupon TOP15, it drops to $25.50 with free shipping or free store pickup (if/when available). The coupon expires Wednesday night 2/14/18.

Now shipping: both of Monoprice’s New Closed-Back Planars: the M565C for $230 and the M1060C for $330

Hide your wallets if you are a fan of brand new closed-back planar-magnetic headphones. Both of Monoprice’s new Monolith closed planar-magnetic over-ears are now in-stock and shipping from the Monorice website, and they come with free standard US shipping. They are:

+ the Monoprice M1060C for $330

+ the Monoprice M565C for $230

For all the action, check the New Headphones Tracker

AUKEY EP-B44 Bluetooth (apt-X) In-Ears for $14 after coupon

AUKEY is fond of coupons! Coupon code J6IEQT56 discounts the current price of the new condition AUKEY EP-B44 Bluetooth Earphones (with apt-X) by 47%. The current price is $28, so with the coupon it will be just above $14. This is fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members get free 2-day shipping. Or with a $25+ order for non-members. This apt-X critter averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 28 customer reviews, and comes with a 24-month warranty. It supports bluetooth 4.1, and the earshells are magnetic (you can wear them like a necklace).

It does not say when the coupon expires…

Mayflower Objective DAC/Amps available on Amazon

Did you know that Mayflower Electronics is also selling their Objective DAC/amps through Amazon? All but one ship directly from Mayflower (New York) so shipping is extra, except for the O2 ODAC Revision B which is fulfilled by Amazon and Prime eligible.

Just like Schiit Audio did back when they sold their products through Amazon [Schiit no longer offers their products thru Amazon], the Mayflower Amazon prices are slightly higher than their own website, presumably to cover the Amazon seller fees (which are not insubstantial).

Pre-order new 1More Triple Driver Over-Ears for $250

If you want to be among the first to try out 1More’s Triple Driver Over-Ear Headphones, they are now available for pre-ordering for $250 at Amazon by Amazon actual. They are in a “temporarily out of stock” status which is all-encompassing, so it is hard to guess on a hard date.

These were among the many new headphones revealed at CES 2018.

If you want to follow the action on these and other new headphones, follow our permapost that is the New Headphones Tracker. You can bookmark it but I’ve also added links to it towards the top of the blog sidebar.

Now shipping: Monoprice Monolith Turntable for $250 w/free S&H

The Monoprice CES 2018 Big Bang also revealed a Monolith branded turntable, and now this very creature is in-stock and shipping for $250 with free standard US shipping at the Monoprice website. It uses an AT100E vM stereo cartridge and built-in switchable phono/line pre-amp. This is so new it has zero customer reviews, so mayhaps of interest to the boldy going early adopters and the reviewers!

Monoprice 8323 with Bluetooth (apt-X) for $25 w/free S&H

If you wished someone made a bluetooth version of good old Monoprice 8323 closed-back over-ear headphones and put them on sale and gave them free shipping, you’ve come to the right post 🙂

Monoprice Headphone #24735 is the 8323 with bluetooth (apt-X) currently on sale for $25 with free standard US shipping. The free shipping is a bigger deal than the discount in price. It has earcup controls (instead of annoying little buttons on the perimeter underside of the earcups.

Based on the pictures they look similar to the 8323 (which I have), but I have not seen or touched the 8323 with Bluetooth (aka the #24735), so I can’t compare them.

Speaking of Monoprice, if you are looking for something to test headphone isolation and active noise cancelling, and you also need adjustable temperature hot water for your coffee/tea/etc, the Monoprice Strata 1.7L Electric Kettle is on sale for $36 with free standard US shipping. This is AC powered. It will be ruined if you put it on stovetop!

Noot K11 Foldable Kids Headphones for $8 after coupon

Coupon code NOOT2500 is a 25% off discount on the current prices of the new condition Noot K11 Foldable Kids Headphones. It drops the current price of $11 to $8.25. The coupon works only when it is sold by Noot with the order fulfilled by Amazon. Free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. It averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 250+ customer reviews and has 23 customer reviews.

VModa Crossfade Bluetooth Over-Ears with $60 Promo Gift Card for $200

Good until Saturday night, NewEgg has a promotion on all four color schemes of the new condition VModa Crossfade Wireless (bluetooth, first generation, closed-back over-ears). You pay $200 and for that you receive the headphones and a $60 NewEgg promotional gift card.

The headphones are sold and shipped by Focus Camera, but the gift card is a NewEgg, not a Focus Camera. So you are guaranteed to return to NewEgg to shop again to spend the $60 promotional gift card (typically these last for one year (unless otherwise specified), thus the promotional part)

Sennheiser HD231G On-Ears for $20 w/free S&H

Ending on Thursday night of this week (or earlier if sold out), you can get the new condition Sennheiser HD 231G closed-back on-ears for $20 with free shipping by NewEgg actual with up to five pairs per customer at the sale price. The “G” stands for Galaxy which means it has Android-style 3-button remote on the remote (instead of iOS style or a single button). Other than the buttons, this works with all devices regardless of OS.

PS: usually the button incompatibility is the Volume UP/Down, play/pause work on most combinations of devices [but I obviously haven’t tested them all!].

[DEAD] Wedn: Brainwavz, USB-C Earbuds, Omars, Etc

These lightning offerings expired…

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[DEAD] Wedn: LG HBS-780 Tone Pro Neckband BT Earphones for $35

This daily deal ended…

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[DEAD] Brainwavz Memory Foam Earpads for $17.77

This lightning deal expired, but they are recurring these days, so they’ll likely return in a few days [other things equal of course]…

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