Archives for March 1, 2018

Now shipping: MEE Audio M6 PRO 2nd Gen for $50 w/FS

If you want to be among the first to get this, and don’t want to wait for it to become Prime eligible, MEE Audio is selling directly on Amazon their brand new second generation M6 PRO In-Ears for their starting price of $50 with free shipping in the smokey color scheme… For other newly released headphones, check our Headphone Tracker

Astell&Kern XB10 Bluetooth DAC/Amp for $85 [MD]

The new condition Astell&Kern XB10 Bluetooth DAC/Amp goes for $98 with various fulfilled by Amazon sellers, but if you want to save some more, you can get it for $85 with free US shipping at Massdrop where it is running as an offer for the next four days and change (from blog-posting date).

These will be shipped by Massdrop in late March 2018, so there’s not as big of a wait. There is no mention of warranty in the listing. This supports Bluetooth 4.1 with apt-X, apt-X HD and AAC too (and SBC of course, but that’s the lowest common denominator).

TechRabbit sale: refurb Bose MIE2 or Sol Master Track Over-Ears for $40 [and more]

Refurbishing specialists TechRabbit are having a headset sale featuring a mix of earphones and over/on-ears, many of which are refurbished, while other are pre-owned/used, and others are new-other. Check each individual listing for all the details. A total of 18 models are participating in this limited time sale (expires 3/5/18) including:

+ refurb Sol Republic Master Tracks Over-Ears for $40
+ pre-owned Bose Soundlink Around Ear Bluetooths for $90
+ pre-owned Bose MIE2 earphones for $40
+ refurb Jaybird BlueBuds X for $40
+ new-other Apple Earpods (Lightning connector) for $15
+ and a dozen more

PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset + Gran Turismo Sport for $100

NewEGG is running another Weekend Sale and of headset interest in this sale is a $100 with free shipping promotion that gets you the Playstation 4 game Gran Turismo Sport for FREE when you purchase the new condition PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset, sold and shipped by NewEgg actual. Limit up to five pairs per customer. No promo code needed, no mail-in rebate nonsense. Just add to cart and proceed to checkout 🙂

Beyerdynamic Aventho Wireless for $357

The brown color scheme of the new condition Beyerdynamic Aventho Wireless (bluetooth) on-ears is currently on sale for the very specific price of $357.29 by Amazon actual. The shipping estimate is “within 1 to 3 weeks”. The black color scheme remains at $450. You can buy as many as you like. This is not a lightning deal.

Mitchell & Johnson GL2 Headphones for $200 [MD]

On the stylish side of things, running for the next four days and change (from blog-posting date) at members-only but free-to-join Massdrop are the new condition Mitchell & Johnson GL2 Headphones going for $200 with free US shipping. A total of 63 units are available for this drop, with 17 of them claimed as of the time of writing.

They will ship from Massdrop in late March, with all sales final as usual. There is no mention of warranty in the listing.

LIVE NOW: Massdrop x THX AAA 789 Linear Amplifier for $350

UPDATE Friday 10am ET: this is now LIVE! 77 units have been purchased after one hour of this running. A total of 480 units are available for this drop. It will ship in late October 2018. That’s almost a baby (eight months from now)..

A new product world premiere is happening at Massdrop on Friday at 9am eastern! They will launch the drop for the new condition Massdrop x THX AAA 789 Linear Amplifier. The price will be $350 with free US shipping. Each unit will be serialized and the first 490 purchases will get a serial number under 500 per the listing. Since this is a co-promotion, an “x” product (yes, they are shipping themselves) it comes wtih a 1-year manufacturer warranty, always a welcome sight 🙂 The shipping estimate will be revealed after the offer goes live on Friday morning.

The brains behind the operation talked about this technology on Episode #242 of Home Theater Geeks (fear not, there is no Leo Laporte in the video), which you can also find YouTube-embedded below:

PS: I just now realized, “Home Theater Geeks” is no longer running new episodes. Their last episode was September 2017. Scott explained the reason for the cancellation in the AVS Forums [“purely economic”]…

Refurbished Parrot Zik 3.0 ANC/BT w/90-Day W for $140

Another headphone has been added to the longer running Woot Plus Headphone sale, it is the refurbished Parrot Zik 3.0 (latest model) with all kinds of techie features (ANC, Bluetooth, touch controls, custom apps, Qi charging, proximity detector, etc) going for $140 with free shipping for Prime members or $5 flat for non-members. Two color options are available and they come with a 90-day Parrot warranty.

This sale runs for the whole month of March 2018, except for headphones that may sell out before the expiration. Among the other ones available is a Gibson Trainer TH100/27 bundle with exercise on-ear headphones that include half a dozen random freebies (sports bottle, towel) and on-topic freebies (extra earpads, waterproof bag, armband).

Also there in this Woot Plus sale are the Fender CXA1 in-ears for $47, and a couple of Philips models, including the M2L (lightning connector) for $60.

Feed Your PADs: 64GB Sandisk microSDXC (A1) for $20

If you load your PADs (Phones as DAPs) with music and equalizer and other apps, you may be interested in the new Sandisk “A1” memory cards that are designed for “faster app performance”. Currently the 64GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC of the A1 kind is on sale for $20 by Amazon actual. There’s no realistic purchase quantity limit (up to 30). Primes get free 2-day shipping, otherwise you need a $25+ order. There is no ticking clock on this sale.

[DEAD] Thursday’s Offers: Brainwavz HM5 Studio and various hangers, Bluedios, Optoma NuForce BE Sport3, Etc

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[DEAD] With Monoprice Coupon: 8323 w/Bluetooth for $23 w/FS [and more]

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[DEAD] Massdrop x HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetics for $170 w/FS

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[DEAD] Beats X for $75, Powerbeats 3 for $100

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[DEAD] Monoprice M300 Planar Earphones for $120 after coupon

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[DEAD] Monoprice M1060 Planar-Magnetic Open-Back Over-Ears for $240 after coupon

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