Archives for November 2, 2018

Sennheiser HD1 Closed Over-Ears for $150

The latest Sennheiser Momentum headphones continue in the US market under the new “HD1” brand. Their new condition closed-back over-ear wired HD1 are currently on sale for $150 with free shipping by Amazon actual, available in both iOS and Android button configurations. iOS has both the black and ivory colors, while Android is only available in black.

Note that the iOS/Android difference is just some of the functionality of the buttons. Otherwise the headphones work regardless…

Speaking of Sennheiser, Massdrop has a profile article on the Massdrop x Sennheiser shipping. Oops, did I say “shipping”? I meant business relationship 🙂

DarkVoice 336SE OTL Headphone Amp for $200 [MD]

Another Massdrop darling brand is back with another unlocked offering. It is the new condition DarkVoice 336SE OTL Headphone Amp going for $200 with your choice of 110V or 220-240V power supply during checkout. This will ship at the end of the year by Massdrop. There is no mention of warranty in the listing…

Tenhz P4 Pro IEMs for $80 [MD]

Another Massdrop headfoolia offering that came out of the gate strong. It is already fully unlocked with 5+ days to go [from blog-posting time]. “It” is not the Stephen King “It” but the new condition Tenhz P4 Pro IEMs going for $80, shipping in mid-December from Massdrop itself. There is no mention of warranty in the listing.

This earphone has four balanced armatures and MMCX cable. This is the first time I’ve heard of this company, so I literally “know nothing Jon Snow”…

Refurb Bose SoundSport Truly Wireless for $130

The official BOSE eBay store is offering factory renewed with a 1-year warranty Bose SoundSport Truly Wireless earphones for $130 with free shipping. Two color options are available with a maximum of five units per eBay user at the sale price.

Mitchell & Johnson MJ1 Headphones for $90 [MD]

Never a dull moment at Massdrop. Fully and unlocked and raring to go is the new condition Mitchell & Johnson MJ1 Headphone going for $90 with five days and change left in the offer [from blog-posting time]. This will ship in mid-December 2018 from Massdrop itself. There is no mention of warranty in the listing.

These have wooden earcups and use “electret” driver but does not require a specialized electrostatic amplifier. The name of the company may remind of …shoes, but it’s a London-based hi-fi company 🙂

Used Focal ELEAR open over-ear for $529

If you are interested in getting a used Focal Elear headphone and are not tempted by the Massdrop variant, Hifi Heaven is offering a “Used – Very Condition” option for $530 with free shipping at Amazon Warehouse Deals. Next up for $569 is an open-box return by Fique and a “Used – Like New” condition by “Hifi Summit”. These three ship directly from the marketplace sellers with free shipping but not Prime or Prime-like shipping.

Koss KPH30i Lightweight On-Ears for $20 + S&H [MD]

Also with 4 days and change left [from blog-posting time] is the new condition Koss KPH30i lightweight on-ears offered for $20 plus shipping in your choice of color scheme [three options are available]. They do come with a mic/remote combo, as do other Massdrop x Koss products. They will ship end of November and come with the usual Koss lifetime warranty.

In other MD action, the Fanmusic C6 cables which fit the HD 6XX and HD 58X but also the HD580, 600 and 650, are offered for $60 with free US shipping. At checkout you can select between 1/4″ or 4-pin XLR. The shipping estimate is just before Christmas 2018.

Speaking of Massdrop, if you are interested in closed-back headphones, they have a running Interest Check thread on closed-back headphones. If there any closed headphones you’d like to see offered there, this is a good opportunity to convince MD to bring them but also fellow shoppers to want them, so they can add their voice/support for model-of-interest 🙂

Topping DX7s Balanced DAC/Amp for $360 [MD]

With four days and change to go [from blog-posting date], fully unlocked and ready to go, with 260+ units sold, Massdrop is offering the new condition Topping DX7s Balanced DAC/Amp for $360 in your choice of black or silver color-scheme for the device. This can go up to DSD-512. It has various connectors/options as expected of the price. It is expected to ship mid-December, so it could make it in time for the holiday gift giving seasons…