[DEAD] Polk Audio Buckle headphones for $71

As of a 1/15/15 recheck, they are sold-out in new condition but you can get them for $47+ in Used condition at Amazon Warehouse Deals.

More Polk Audio action, their Buckle headphones (not to be confused with the previously mentioned Hinge), are also on sale at Amazon.com for $71 per pair in the black-silver color scheme, with a limit of three per shopping cart. These are new condition by Amazon actual.

They have 40mm drivers, single detachable cable, 3-button remote/mic, and such. They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 44 customer reviews.

Polk Audio Hinge headphones for $51 to $65

Discount time! This is not part of the lightning deals, but an organic price. The Polk Audio Hinge headphones are on sale for $51 per pair (black/silver color scheme) or $65 (brown/gold color scheme) with a limit of three per color. This is offered at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 38 customer reviews. They are folding, with 3-button remote and mic.

Soul SV3 Bluetooth On-Ears for $21

On the clearance front, the Soul Electronics SV3 black bluetooth on-ear headphones are discontinued and sold for $21 per pair in new condition, by Electronica Direct, with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so eligible for free 2-day Prime shipping. You can buy as many as you like at this price. This is a Bluetooth 4.0 with apt-X support, 3.5mm playback, basic pouch included. It averages 3.4 out of 5 based on 400+ customer reviews, with a contested 2:1 “review intensity ratio” (five vs one review stars), often a sign of issues and/or trade-offs and such. It also has 23 questions peer-answered by the interwebs.

V-Moda Crossfade M100 Over-Ears drop to $255

The Shadow and White-Silver color schemes of the V-Moda Cross-fade M-100 Over-Ears head-phones (yes, everything has a dash in this never-ending sentence!) are dripping further down in price, now you can get them for $255 with free shipping, in new condition, with a limit of five per, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual.

[DEAD] Tue only: Beats Mixr On-Ears (Green or Yellow) for $150

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Sennheiser RS160 (Wireless, Kleer) for $130

The entry point into the Sennheiser Kleer wireless (not Bluetooth) headphones is the RS-160 model and it is currently on sale for $130 with free shipping at Amazon.com (limit 5) and BuyDig.com.

Koss KTXPRO1 portable on-ears for $11.60

The Koss KTXPRO1 portable lightweight on-ear headphones are currently on sale for $11.60, with a limit of five per customer at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. These can go as low as $10 if you don’t want/need them right away and don’t mind waiting for a future sale… They average 4.2 out of 5 based on nearly 1000 customer reviews and have nearly fifty questions peer-answered.

Monster DNA On-Ears (new but blemished packaging) for $70

Monster’s own eBay store is offering blemished packaging DNA On-Ears for $70 with free shipping. Only two color schemes remain in-stock (blue, white). They sold over 16,000 units so far from this particular eBay listing. These have Control Talk (mic/buttons). Pictures #2, #3 and #4 over there show examples of what they consider to be a “blemished box”.

3-Pack of Sennheiser HD 419 for $90

Lionel Richie and The Commodores sung “Three Times A Lady”. If you happen to want three Sennheiser HD 419 headphones, they are sold as a new condition triple-pack, from authorized dealer Sonix Electronics on eBay for $90 with free S&H. This comes out to $30 per pair. Limit five 3-packs per customer during this promotion… Individually these go for $40+ at amazon.com where they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 330+ customer reviews and have 37 questions answered… These are closed-back, over-ear (around-ear) with 32 ohm impedance.

[DEAD] Starts Mon 9pm ET: Sennheiser HD 205 DJ headphones for $25

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[DEAD] Monday: MEelectronics sale: M6 for $11, M6p for $17, S6p for $22, Atlas On-Ears for $35

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Used JVC-HARX300 for $10

On the almost single figured front, especially if you are an Amazon Prime member (for the free 2-day shipping), the JVC HAR-X300 headphones are available in “Used – very good” condition for around $10 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. The new condition prices start at $13 but without free shipping. This particular used listing says “Item will come in original packaging. Packaging will be damaged.” These are the entry-level model of a four headphone lineup (300, 500, 700, 900 model numbers).

Refurbished Sennheiser HD 428 for $33 w/free S&H

If you are looking for the older (now discontinued) Sennheiser HD 428 over-ear headphones, they are currently offered for $33 with free shipping as manufacturer refurbished by VM Innovations on eBay.

AKG Pro Audio K171 MK II Studio for $90

The AKG Pro Audio K171 MKII studio headphones are currently on sale for $90 with free shipping by Sonic Electronix directly and also by them through Amazon.com (in case you have Amazon Gift Cards waiting to be spent). AKG has many and more studio headphones, it can be a full day exercise sorting out through them all.

[DEAD] Used Sony MDR-Z7 for $510

As of a 2/5/15 re-checking of this listing, the prices went up… The new condition price of Sony’s latest flagship, the MDR-Z7, is $700 but if you want to save some, you can get it for $510 in “Used -Very Good” or $520 in “Used – Like New” at Amazon Warehouse Deals. There are multiple listings of this over there, which may put price pressure on the available used quantities, and cause prices to drop in the next few days. This is only a general rule of thumb, there is no guarantee this will happen since a number of factors affect used prices.

[DEAD] California Headphone Co Silverado Over-Ears return for $50

They are sold out as of a Jan-13-2015 recheck…

They are back again! The California Headphone Co Silverado Over-Ear headphones are back in-stock, sold by the manufacturer with the order fulfilled by Amazon.com (which means free shipping for all) for $50 per pair this time. These are better rated than their Laredo On-Ears which remain available for $20 shipped are back to being sold-out and unorderable again [update 1/6/15 early AM].

Sennheiser HD700 for $630 (limited time)

The open-back open-air deputy of the Sennheiser audiophile line-up, the HD-700, is currently on sale for $630 with free shipping at B&H Photo. You can only see this sale price after you add it to your shopping cart and logon to your B&H Photo account. This is a limited time offer, discovered while price-checking through Google Products.

Fry’s B&M only: Sol Republic Master Tracks for $100 with promo code

If you subscribe or if you are already subscribed to the Fry’s Electronics (frys.com) emailing list, they send you unique promo codes by email that only you can use towards the purchase of select products that they have on special. Among the latest emails, one of the offers has the Sol Republic Master Tracks Over-Ears for $100. The promo code expires at the end of day on 1/5/15. This is only good in-store, not at their website. Limit two per customer. Stock and availability may vary from store to store (I can’t check them all). There are three colors available and they are eligible for this offer. They have a mic and 3-button remote… They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 200+ customer reviews at amazon.com.

Verizon: get Sol Republic Tracks for $10 with new 2yr Droid Maxx or Moto X contract or Edge

If you happen to be interested in getting either the Motorola Moto X or the Droid Maxx smartphones on Verizon with a two year contract or an Edge activation, you can add the Sol Republic Tracks on-ear headphones for just $10 more. This is only a deal if you are interested in either one of these phones on a Verizon contract. Otherwise, the contract is obviously way too expensive to counter the “combo” discount for the headphones. This is a limited time offer but their TV ad did not mention a specific expiration date.

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[DEAD] Used Philips Fidelio X2 for $270

As of 1/5/15, the used options are sold out and it is only available in new condition at the regular price… This is a small discount at the moment compared to the new condition price, but dedicated used-condition buyers may find it of interest still since these are a new release. The Philips Fidelio X2 is available in “Used – Good condition” for $270 at Amazon Warehouse Deals by AWD actual. The new condition price is $300. The used price may go up and down depending on various factors, so you may want to keep an eye out for it in case it gets discounted.

[DEAD] Used Audio Technica ATH-M30 for $40

As of 1/5/15, this sold out and is no longer available used at this price… If of all the Audio Technica studio headphones, old and new, it is the ATH-M30 the ones you want, they are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $40 with free shipping at Amazon Warehouse Deals by AWD actual. They average 4.4 out of 5 based on nearly 2300 customer reviews.

[DEAD] Sennheiser HD 429 for $40

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Numark Electrowave DJ Headphones for $50 w/free S&H

The white Numark Electrowave DJ Headphones are currently on sale for $50 with free shipping at Musician’s Friend as part of their Warehouse Clearance sale that includes 80+ headphones. If you are not familiar with a headphone’s price range, do price check at Amazon and other places, as MF’s prices are all over the place compared to Amazon and such.

Used Sennheiser HD 429 S for $26 w/free S&H

On the other hand, if you are looking for a pair of Sennheiser HD 4xx headphones with a mic/remote, and don’t mind used, the HD 429 S (the S is part of the name, S for smartphone) are available in “Used – Like New” condition for $26 with free shipping by Pinnacle Deals at Amazon. These ship from Pinnacle Deals, so everyone gets free shipping… They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 70+ customer reviews.

Velodyne vTrue Aluminum Studio headphones for $90

Good until 1/1/15, NewEgg is offering the Velodyne vTrue Aluminum Studio headphones with a more oval / heart-shaped earpads for $90 with free shipping. No promo code needed. They have 50mm drivers and 24 ohm impedance, and include two cables (straight and with remote/mic).

[DEAD] Sennheiser HD 449 headphones for $60

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Targus Bluetooth On-Ears for $20 (YMMV)

On the strictly utilitarian bluetooth front, the Targus Bluetooth On-Ears, model TA-44HP-BT-BLK, are on sale this week (ends 1/3/15) at Staples brick and mortar store for $20 per pair. I can’t check every Staples stores, so there is a YMMV.

These are also going for $20 by Office Depot on eBay Now with a $5 flat local delivery fee. This is part of eBay Now (local delivery), not the regular eBay.

Hifiman HE-400 Over-Ear Planar for $300

With the new Hifiman HE-400i planar magnetics riding in at $500, the older HE-400 have now settled to $300 at Amazon.com sold at this price by Hifiman and HeadAmp (VA) and RazorDog Audio (eBay).

Groupon: 10% off with coupon includes Audio Gear

Groupon is offering 10% off Groupon Goods products with coupon SALE10 until late on 12/30/14. This includes headphones and audio gear among many other things.

With the 10% off discount deducted (I am doing the math in my head, so there may be math errors), you can get:

  • Monster N-Tune On-Ears for $81
  • Noontec Hammo Over-Ears for $59~
  • Photive X-Bass Bluetooth for $40~
  • Etymotic MC3 in-ears for $45
  • Panasonic RP-HJE-120 earbuds for $4.50
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Sennheiser HD 380 Pro for $110

If you missed it during the holiday lightning deals, and you don’t want to wait for future specials, the Sennheiser HD 380 Pro studio headphones are currently going for $110 at Amazon.com by Amazon actual and slightly less by some of the marketplace sellers over there. These are a step above the HD 280 product line-up and average 4.4 out of 5 based on 420+ customer reviews. If you are curious about them, they have 80+ questions answered.

[DEAD] California Headphone Company Laredo On-Ears for $15

As of 1/13/15 recheck, they are sold out again…

The On-Ear headphones from the California Headphone Company, the Laredo, are back at Amazon.com, shipped by Amazon for $15 per pair (so eligible for Prime shipping or $35+ free for non-Primes), with no purchase quality limits… The more highly rated Silverado Over-Ears remain out-of-stock and un-orderable.

Massdrop: Philips L1, Shure SE-846

Two new offers are live at members-only Massdrop.com, with six days to go (from today), with neither fully unlocked as of the time of writing.

+ Philips L1 over-ears as low as $115
+ Shure SE846 in-ears as low as $820

Sony MDR-MA100 Open-back Over-Ear for $22

Open-back on a budget now, the Sony MDR-MA100 over-ears are going for $22 by marketplace sellers with the orders fulfilled by Amazon.com. This is discontinued by the manufacturer but some supplies are still available. They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 43 customer reviews.

Sol Republic Tracks Collegiate as low as $73 (Western Michigan)

If you are a fan of Western Michigan, the Sol Republic Tracks Collegiate series on-ear headphones with 3-button remote and mic is on sale for $73. Next up is Tennessee for $85, and Gonzaga for $90. Other schools go for more. See them all at Amazon.com.

Beyerdynamic DT 235 (white) for $35 (limit 3)

They may not win fashionable headphone of the year awards, but they focus on function, and they are now on sale for $35, the white Beyerdynamic DT 235 lightweight closed-back on-ears, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual with a limit of three per customer. The black goes for more, currently $42. These average 4.3 out of 5 based on 86 customer reviews.