[DEAD] Sennheiser HD 518 for $60 [limit 5]

This particular sale ended but the HD 5xx series appears to be on discounted and on sale on a recurring basis (but I don’t know when and how much)…
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Able Planet SH190 On-Ears for $15 w/free S&H (nine colors)

Able Planet has gotten a bit of bad rep with some of their previous ANC headphones, but perhaps they are hoping for a fresh start with these budget wired no-ANC on-ear headphones, the Able Planet SH190 Travelers Choice On-Ears which are currently on sale for $15 with free shipping, available in nine different color schemes, at BuyDig.com. The offer ends by 4/7/15. They have detachable cable and they include a pouch and volume control.

PS: I haven’t seen the SH190s in person, but the pictures remind me of the AmazonBasics On-Ears. They might be related cousins?

JBL J55i On-Ears for $20 w/free S&H [limit 5]

The JBL J55i on-ear headphones, in new condition, in the black color scheme, are currently on sale for $20 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer at NewEgg’s eBay store. As the “i” suggests, this has a mic/remote.

This sale ended: In parallel, NewEgg’s eBay store is likewise offering the JBL J88i Over-Ears for $30 with free shipping with a limit of five.

April 5-11: Audio Technica ATH-WS55BK for $40

Per the Staples Weekly Ad for the shopping week of April 5-11 in 2015, you can get the Audio Technica ATH-WS55BK (black WS55) for $40. The offer will be good in stores for sure (as long as the stores carry them and have them in-stock). It may also be available on their website, we will know that on Sunday by checking the price on Sunday 4/5/15 at Staples.com.

These have accumulated 69 customer reviews at amazon.com where they average 4.3 out of 5.

[DEAD] Ends 8pm ET: MEElectronics Atlas Sky IML On-Ears for $30

This surprise lightning deal expired…
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Used Sony MDR-Z7 headphones for $370

If the new condition sale price of $510 is still too high, and you are comfortable with used headphones, the Sony MDR-Z7 currently have a “Used – Acceptable” condition listing for $370 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. Supplies may be limited, so it might be gone by the time you read this blog-post (you can also subscribe to the RSS feed for the latest updates).


Sony MDR-Z7 headphones for $510 (limit 3)

The audiophile Sony MDR-Z7 headphones are currently on sale for $510 with free shipping, with a limit of three per customer at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. You must add to the shopping cart in order to see the sale price. This is a limited time offer but I don’t know when it expires.

Massdrop adds DarkVoice 336SE OTL Headphone Amp

Another desktop amp is offered at members-only Massdrop, the DarkVoice 336SE OTL Headphone Amp could go as low as $235 shipped, with six days left (from blog-posting date) on this offer.

Meanwhile two popular closed-back over-ear entry-audiophile headphones continue to be unlocked (lowest price possible), the Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro for $165 shipped (ends in two days from blog-posting date), and the AKG K553 studio for $140 shipped, with the possibility of the price dropping to $120 shipped if over 1000 units are committed through this offer (800 commits as of the time of writing, so it’s getting close).

Koss KPH7 Lightweight On-Ears for under $5

Old school lightweight on-ear headphone action now, the Koss KPH7 are currently on sale for just under $5 at Amazon.com by Amazon actual with a limit of five per customer. These are currently NOT part of the Amazon Add-On program, so if you are a Prime member, you can just buy one and get free 2-day shipping. The other colors go for $6+ (six total color options). Non-Prime members have the usual $35+ free shipping. These average 3.8 out of 5 based on 274 customer reviews with 23 questions answered by internet users.

Sony ZX-110 On-Ears for $11.62

The black Sony ZX-110 closed-back on-ears are currently on sale for $11.62 at Walmart’s website. Shipping is extra (free with a $50+ order), or you can select free pickup at a local store. If that’s not convenient, they go for $13 at Staples.com with free shipping for Rewards members (or free store pick-up or free ship-to-store).

If on the other hand you prefer the white color scheme, it goes for $13 and change at amazon.com with the usual free shipping terms (Prime or $35+). This is the straight up model, no mic, and no remote control. The ones with mic/remote go for more and have more “letters” in their model name.

Massdrop: Shure SE535s, SoundMagic WP10, PortaPros

A new round of offers is up at Massdrop, including the Shure SE535 IEMs with the lowest price being $380 shipped if this offer becomes fully unlocked (five days left as of blog-posting date). For wireless non-bluetooth over-ear fans, the SoundMAGIC WP10 Wireless could go as low as $200 shipped. Last but not least, the Koss Portapro Headphones have the lowest price possible being $33 shipped. However, if you don’t need these right away, every few weeks, they go on sale for $25 at Amazon. As of the time of writing, none of these three are fully unlocked. They expire in 5-7 days from today (today being the blog-posting date, not the date you are reading this).

[DEAD] Wednesday Lightning Deals: iKross and Aleratec

These daily deals expired…
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Philips X2 in-stock NOW (or USED for $270 now)

There is some movement on the Philips X2 availability front. There are multiple used units in-stock at Amazon Warehouse Deals with prices starting at $270 in “Used – Good” condition and going higher for better condition.

Great news for new condition as of 3/31/15, it is in-stock now, and ready to ship, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual at its regular price of $300. Limit five per buyer! Mayhaps they should have a lower limit so “resellers” don’t buy them and then sell them for crazy prices on eBay. This would give “real customers” a chance to buy them. And create more happy Amazon customers.

Used Sennheiser RS 195 RF for $365

The new condition price of the recently released Sennheiser RS 195 RF wireless headphones is $450 at authorized dealers, but if you want to save some and not wait for future discounts, they are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition (damaged packaging, missing battery) for $365~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals. Keep in mind, the battery is missing from this particular offer. These are closed-back, over-ears, with a charging dock which also serves as a stand.

CAD Audio MH100 closed-back for $14

The closed-back mid-size (their description) CAD Audio MH100 studio headphones are currently on sale for $14 per pair, without a purchase quantity limit at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. They don’t have any reviews. They are “Temporarily out of stock”, so shipment date is not certain, however, if you purchase, you lock-in the $14 price. These are likewise available in red. Needless to say, given no reviews and uncertain shipment date, these are perhaps best suited for people who like to boldly go and review and/or compare new and under the radar headphones and such.

Used Sennheiser HD 360 Pro for $26

Not as famous as the HD-x80 series, the Sennheiser HD 360 Pro is currently available in “Used – Good condition” for around $26 at Amazon Warehouse Deals by AWD actual. This averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 260+ customer reviews.

[DEAD] It’s back: Sony MDR-10R-NC for $125

This daily deal expired before the full 24 hours expired…
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[DEAD] Ends by Tue 3am ET: Sony MDR-1R-NC for $238

This daily deal expired before the full 24 hours expired…
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[DEAD] Starts Tue 10am ET: American Audio HP-550 Sale

This lightning deal expired, with 11% claimed and a price of $34… Per the schedule at the Amazon Gold Box, starting at 10am Eastern time on Tuesday 3/31/15, there is going to be a limited time sale on the American Audio HP-550 Foldable Headphones. These 57mm driver red-black have a pre-sale price of $43. I don’t know what the sale price is going to be – it will be revealed at 10am ET on Tuesday.

[DEAD] Monday: Life N Soul Bluetooth Over-Ears for $60

This deal of the day expired…
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[DEAD] Ends Mon 4pm ET: Sync by 50-Cent Wireless (Kleer) for $100 or Wired for $70

These two offers expired but the 50 Cent headphones are recurring lightning deals. But I obviously don’t know exactly when they will be offered again…
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[DEAD] Starts Mon 3am ET: Sony MDR-10R-NC headphone sale

This sold out before the 24 hours offer expired… In the Amazon Gold Box, starting at 3am Eastern on Monday 3/30/15, there is going to be a lightning deal on the Sony MDR-10R-NC headphones, with active noise cancellation. The sale price will be revealed at 3am ET over there. These average 4.3 out of 5 based on 58 customer reviews and 12 questions answered. The offer will end by 3am ET on Tuesday or earlier if they sell out.

[DEAD] Ends by Mon 1am ET: Sennheiser PX100IIi for $35 or MM400X for $115

This daily offer expired but these particular Sennheiser headphones keep resurfacing at Woot, so if you missed it, do not cry – they will probably return at some point in the future…
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[DEAD] Used Superlux HD681 for $23

As of 3/29/15 recheck, these got scooped up at $23… The semi-open Superlux HD681 headphones are currently offered in “Used – Like New” condition for $23 by marketplace seller Kellards with the order fulfilled by Amazon through Warehouse Deals. The usual free shipping terms apply (Prime 2-day or with $35+ order). These headphones average 4.3 out of 5 with 260+ customer reviews.

Massdrop Unlocked: Superlux HD668B for $38~ shipped

Fully unlocked at members-only site Massdrop are the Superlux HD668B headphones offered for $33 plus $5~ flat shipping. This offer ends in about five days from today.

Also there, but not fully unlocked, are the Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro that could go as low as $165 shipped. This too have five days left from today (today = blog-posting date).

Nakamichi Over-Ear Headphones for $10

The Nakamichi Over Ear Headphones are currently offered for $10 by Beach Camera with the order fulfilled by Amazon so they are eligible for Prime shipping benefits. You can buy as many as you like. They average 3.7 out of 5 based on 21 customer reviews.

Massdrop exclusive AKG K553 unlocked for $140

The members-only (but free to join up) shopping club Massdrop continues their relationship with AKG with another exclusive model, the K553 Studio headphones, and they are currently offered for $140 with free shipping. This is the fully unlocked price. As the model name suggests, this is a closed-back headphone. This offer has a limit of 2400 units. As of the time of writing, 97 of them got sold. Offer ends in about seven days from today (today = blog posting date).

Sennheiser Momentum Ingress for $160 w/coupon

The official Sennheiser store is offering the Ingress edition of the Momentum On-Ears for 20% off when you use coupon code INGRESS by 4/10/15. The price is $200, so the coupon makes it $160. The Ingress edition has two different color schemes.

Speaking of Sennheiser, they just launched a free online magazine of sorts, the Bluestage.

[DEAD] Starts Thur 6pm ET: Velodyne vBold Over-Ear (Bluetooth) for $60

This daily deal expired…
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[DEAD] Thur: Sol Republic Master Tracks Over-Ears for $100

This daily deal expired…
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[DEAD] Thursday: Sol Republic Tracks On-Ears for $50

This daily deal expired…
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Samsung LeveL Over-Ears for $260

The brown-white color scheme of the Samsung Level Over-Ear headphones (ANC, Bluetooth as well) are currently on sale for around $260 with free shipping at Best Buy and Amazon and Best Buy on eBay. The Best Buy prices are part of a 4-day sale that ends by the end of day on Sat 3/28/15.

Refurbished Parrot Zik (first gen) + Hard Case + 1yr warranty for $220

The first generation refurbished Parrot Zik headphones along with a hard case and a one year warranty are available for $220 (was $250) in four different color schemes at Sonix Electronix. They have all the buzz words: Bluetooth, ANC, touch controls, custom apps… Price updated on 3/27/15.

This is the first generation. The latest model are the second generation which go for $400 regular price in new condition.

Sennheiser Momentum On-Ears for $88 (four color choices)

Now that the second generation Momentums are out, the first generation are having even more sales. Case in point, the Focus Camera eBay store is offering the new condition Sennheiser Momentum On-Ears for $88 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. Four different color options are available.

RHA SA950i On-Ears (scuffed package) for $35 w/free S&H

RHA itself (ships from MI) is offering new condition (unopened but dented packaging) RHA SA-950i on-ear headphones for $35 with free shipping thru Amazon.com. These ship from RHA, so everyone gets free shipping, however, they are not eligible for free 2-day prime shipping benefits. These average 4.2 out of 5 based on 77 customer reviews. They have a single-side detachable cable and the “i” in the model number indeed indicates an MFi product (made for iPhone/iPad/iPod with the familiar 3-button remote and mic combo).