Archives for October 2022

Monday: Master & Dynamic MW07 True Wireless for $33

Good until 10/31/22 at 11:59pm central time, as one of its featured deals, Woot is offering the new condition Master & Dynamic MW07 True Wireless for $33 with free US shipping for Prime members, or flat shipping for non-members.

It is available in four color options, comes with a 1-year M&D warranty and such.

PS: if it doesn’t sell out, it will likely cycle through some of the other longer-running “Woot Plus” offerings…

H&A Versa Professional Studio headphones for $40

If you are looking for a Sony MDR-V6/7506 type of a studio headphone, good until Thursday October 27 at 10am eastern in 2022, as one of their deals du jour, Adorama of New York is offering their new condition house-brand H&A Versa Professional Field and Studio Monitors for $40. They come with two cables (one coiled), and a 1/4″ adapter. They fold inwards.

Here’s a 93-second video promo for them from Adorama TV:

Bose QC45 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $249

It looks like this is a Bose-initiated promotion, because the price of their new condition QC45 ANC/BT over-ears is down to $249 at various authorized and reputable BOSE dealers such as Amazon and NewEGG and B&H Photo and Adorama and a few more, too many to list here individually…

PS: all apologies for triggering some head-audiophiles/phools by mentioning Bose 😉

Etymotic ER3SE Studio Edition IEMs for $49

For a limited time, Adorama of New York is offering the new condition Etymotic Research ER3SE Studio Edition Earphones for $49! I do not know when the sale ends!

This is the standard kit with the 2-year Etymotic warranty and the usual included accessories!

Sterling 4-Channel Professional Headphone Amplifier for $50

It’s a headphone amplifier, probably not the type you see buzzing around at Headfi and Zeos Fi and such, but it is the current Musician’s Friend daily deal, the new condition Sterling Audio 4-Channel Professional Headphone Amplifier offered for $50 with free US shipping [I think]… Offer ends Thursday at 8am eastern or earlier if sold out…

Apple Airpods (2nd generation) for $90 [limit 3]

This is at Amazon BUT as of the time of writing this appears to be open to all customers, not just Prime members! It is the new condition Apple Airpods (2nd generation) for $90, sold and shipped by Amazon herself, with up to three per customer at the sale price. This come with a Lightning charging case.

Massdrop launched their own Prime deals (HD-8XX for $899, Etc)

Not to be outdone by Amazonia, Massdrop has launched their own Prime deals which include, among others:

+ Sennheiser HD-6XX for $219
+ yes, you could have had this for $199 pre-COVID, but unless you have a time-machine…

+ Sennheiser HD-8XX for $899

+ because a simple dongle is for the plebs!

+ Audio Technica AD-500X open over-ears for $69
+ yes, there are other open-back options under $100, it’s not just Sennheiser, Philips and Grado

+ SMSL SH-8s amplifier for $130

+ BeyerDee MMX 300 Premium gaming headset for $229

+ lots of keyboard-y things

+ find them all at the Massdrop Prime deals

Prime Early Access sale includes Sony, Beats, Bose, Apple headphones

If you a Prime member, today is DAY ONE of the Amazon PRIME early access sale and the sale includes a variety of consumer-popular headphones including:

+ BOSE QC45, 700, earphones
+ QC45 is $229, 700 is $269, Soundsport bluetooth earphones for $89

+ AirPods PRO (2nd Gen) for $235 or with AppleCare+ for $264

+ two pages of Beats offers including over-ear, on-ear and truly-wireless
+ yes, there’s even a Kim Kardashian option 🙂
+ some of them are bundled with AppleCare+

+ UPDATE: there’s a Sony wireless sale featuring the WH-1000X M5 for $348 , the WF-C500 for $58, and the LinkBuds S for $128

+ there are more headphones, time-permitting I will go through the offers and post new deal-posts about them!

IF you see anything you like (they even have the whole Samsung smartphone high-end line-up on sale), but you are not a Prime member, FEAR NOT, you can get the deals as long as you sign-up for a PRIME 30-Day FREE trial

PS: you can also find some of these by checking the Headaphone offers widget

Tuesday: Philips PH-805, Bose Soundlink II, Sony WF-1000X M4

Woot is back with a second day of tech deals. and once again, they have headphones in them, including:

+ Philips PH-805 ANC/BT over-ears for $55

+ Bose Soundlink II bluetooth over-ears for $125, two color options

+ Grade A refurbished Sony WF-1000X M4 truly-wireless for $145

+ Lenovo truly wireless for $12

+ Philips T1 ANC PRO+ truly wireless for $150

+ Klipsch and other speakers

Monday: PX7, WH-1000X M5, Airpods Max, 1More Quad, Etc

A Best Of Tech sale at woot for Monday 10/10/22 is actually an undercover headphone sale because it has four name-brand over-ears and four earphones. They are:

+ factory reconditioned Apple AirPods Max ANC/BT Over-Ears with 90-day Woot warranty for $355
+ limit two per customer

+ Bowers & Wilkins PX7 ANC/BT over-ears, new condition, for $200

+ open-box Sony WH-1000X M5 for $330 with 90-day Woot warranty

+ Steelseries Arctis Nova 1P multi-system for $40

+ 1more Quad Drive IEMs for $80

+ truly wireless from JBL, LG and Hyeing (first time I see this brand)

UPDATE: as have a music e-book in the Monday Kindle daily deals, for $2 you can buy “The Birth and Impact of Britpop: Mis-Shapes, Scenesters and Insatiable Ones” by Paul Laird. This is a new book, it came out in September 2022 from White Oak. It is around 19MB but it doesn’t state the page length. It averages 5 out of 5 based on five ratings…

Heads up: Massdrop 10 Year Anniversary Sale on Tue & Wedn

If you are a fan of some of the headphones sold at Massdrop, we have a heads-up alert for you! They are planning their 10-Year anniversary sale on Tuesday 10/11/22 and Wednesday 10/12/22!

The sale will include, among others:

+ Sennheiser PC 37X gaming headset for $69

+ Hifiman HE-4XX for $129

+ Hifiman HE-R7DX for $79

+ more sale items will be revealed per the link above
+ Massdrop is in the pacific time zone (Los Angeles time)

Koss Porta PRO X down to $29 [and IN-STOCK]

The headphone hobby can be prohibitively expensive for many people, but there are exceptions! One such exception is right here right now! The Massdrop variant of the Koss Porta PRO, the “X”, the old-school retro open-back on-ears is back in-stock at Massdrop and it’s on sale for $29! With the legendary KOSS limited lifetime warranty!

Shipping is free with orders over $125. Five of these can get you to free shipping. Give them as gifts, trade them, keep an extra pair for work, and so on!

These are an “in-stock drop”, so they ship in two business days after purchase. It’s not the “legendary” Massdrop long wait!

I have this but I haven’t prepared the unboxing post yet. I haven’t posted a headphone unboxing in two years. I’m a very productive audiophool blogger 🙂

Saturday: Skullcandy earphones, $7 to $17

One of the Saturday 10/8/22 Woot daily deals is a sale on new condition Skullcandy earphones, one wired, two necklace-style bluetooth, and one truly-wireless, ranging in price from $7 to $17 per pair. They come with a 1-year Skullcandy warranty. Sale ends at 11:59pm central time or earlier if sold out.

PS: in typical Woot fashion, things that don’t sell out, they often get re-cycled in future Woot daily deals or Woot Plus or Woot-OFF sales…

Tuesday: Over-Ears sale: AUKEY ANC/BT and Senal Studio

For Tuesday October 4 in 2022, the Meh daily deal is a sale on the new condition AUKEY EP-N12 ANC/BT over-ear closed-back headphones for $24 plus shipping, or $39 if you buy two pairs. Shipping is free if you are paying member of the Meh website (sort of like their version of Prime).

For the same day, B&H Photo is offering for a limited time their new condition closed-back over-ear Senal SHX-800 Professional Monitor Headphones for $40. They come with 2-year warranty, two cables (one coiled), a carrying bag, and a storage box too!