Archives for July 2018

Audio and Musical Instruments as part of Prime Day 2018 sales

The Prime Day sales include a dedicated Audio and Musical Instruments sale that includes a trio of famous Audio Technica “Studio” headphones, the M30X for $52~, M40X for $74~, and the M50X for $112~. There’s also a few AT turntables and mics, JBL speakers, the Shure SE-112 BT1 bluetooth earphones for $69, a budget “getting started” electric guitar kit for $75 (Prime shipped), and various other guitars and musical instruments.

Separately, they are offering the new condition nuraphone smart headphones for $299 with free shipping…

Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones for $125

The Prime Day sales are under way, and among them, the new condition Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones are on sale for a limited time for $125 with free shipping in your choice of iOS or Android buttoned models. Limit up to three per customer at the sale price. These are an older model with ANC but no bluetooth. They average 4.2 out of 5 based on 3370+ customer reviews and they have 1000+ answered questions.

In-Stock: Audeze LCD2 Closed for $899

It is not hard to lose track of the various Audeze headphones as they have similar names and variations on a theme. One of their latest models is the LCD2 Closed-Back planar over-ears and as of the time of writing, five units of these are in-stock and shipping for their starting price of $899 by World Wide Stereo (WWS), through Amazon. Prime members get them with Prime-like delivery speed even though they ship directly from WWS.

Prime Day starts later today, including 10% back on B&O

Get ready Prime members who happen to be shoppaholics! Prime Day 2018 begins later today at 12pm pacific time (Amazon server time; translates to 3pm eastern). But in the meantime you can participate in some of the Statement Credit promotions if you are a Prime member and have either on one of the Amazon credit cards (either the Prime Chase VISA credit card, or the Prime Amazon store credit card). Among the cashback (statement credit) options offered:

+ 10% back on Bang & Olufsen products

+ 10% back on Musical Instruments which include a variety of headphones under the Studio Product category. There’s 80 of them in the headphones sub-category but there are also other related products in other sub-categories – as it is often the case with categorization, it’s only as good as the methodology and the people implementing it ~ and nobody’s perfect.

UPDATE: among the latest Prime Day offers currently in progress you can get the new condition Beats 3 Studio Wireless headphones in the Matte Black color scheme for $200 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon actual, with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price…

Of audio interest, Amazon is bundling the SONOS ONE smart speaker with a $50 plastic gift card, all together going for $200 with free shipping.

NOTE that the Prime Day offers, as the name suggests, are offered for Prime members. If not a member, you can start a free trial and join in the shopping party…

Meanwhile starting at 8:15pm ET on Monday is a Prime Day lightning deal the new condition Jabra MOVE closed-back on-ear bluetooth headphones…