Beats Solo 2.0 On-Ears for $170 (red)

The red color scheme of the latest Beats Solo 2.0 On-Ear headphones is on sale for $170 with free shipping with a limit of five at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. (the blue for $160 promotion ended)… Updated 12/14/14.

[DEAD] Thur only: Beats EKOCYCLE Over-Ear Headphones for $160

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[DEAD] Friday’s Lightning Deals: MEelectronics Crystal In-Ears, Atlas On-Ears

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Fostex TH-900 for $1274 [updated]

If you are interested in the Fostex TH-900 audiophile headphones, in new condition, and you don’t mind waiting for 1.5 months, you can get them for $1275 at Musician’s Friend by using coupon code HOHOHO (coupon expires 12/18/14). The shipping estimate is January 22, 2015, so if you are not the patient type, it may be a painful wait.

The B-stock for $1150 sold out… Updated 12/12/14 at 10:45pm ET…
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Sennheiser HD7 DJ Headphones for $250

The Sennheiser HD 7 DJ Headphones are discounted as well, you can get them for $250 with free shipping at Amazon.com. In this case, the discount price is lower than the Musician’s Friend coupon discount ($280).

Sennheiser HD8 DJ Headphones for $310

These are not eligible for the MF coupon, but they have a straight up discount, the Sennheiser HD8 DJ Headphones go for $310 with free shipping at Amazon.com and Musician’s Friend (MF).

Focal Spirit Professional for $297 [Focal Spirit Classic for $340]

Musician’s Friend has a 15% off a qualifying purchase of $99+ promotion when you enter coupon code HOHOHO (just like Santa, not zero) in their shopping cart. The coupon expires 12/18/14. There are 51 headphones under “Pro Audio” are participating in this promotion, including the Focal Spirit Professional studio headphones. Their regular price is $350 minus 15% off = $297! These rarely go on sale.

Also participating in this promotion are the Focal Spirit Classic headphones. Their regular price is $400 minus 15% off = $340.

Used Panasonic RP-HC-200W ANC headphones for $22

The Panasonic RP-HC-200W active-noise-cancelling headphones, in the white color scheme, are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $22 at Amazon Warehouse Deals (with the usual Prime or $35+ free shipping). Or you can get it for $22 with free shipping for all, in refurbished condition, from Ocean Reef Electronics (98%) over there. The new condition prices are $33+ depending on color scheme. They average 3.6 out of 5 based on 460+ customer reviews. The ANC circuit is powered by one AAA battery.

[DEAD] Sennheiser HD6 MIX Headphones for $238

This coupon code expired… If you are not in a hurry to receive these, you can get the Sennheiser HD6 MIX Headphones for $238 with free shipping at Musician’s Friend by using coupon code HOHOHO over there (coupon expires 12/18/14). Please note however, that the shipping estimate for these is January 5 in 2015, so they will be too late for Santa delivery!

[DEAD] Starts Wedn 10:50am ET: recertified Harman Kardon Premium BT Bluetooth headphones

This limited time offer expired… There is one headphone limited time deal in the Amazon Gold box for Wedn Dec-10-2014, it is the recertified Harman Kardon Premium BT Bluetooth headphones starting at 10:50am eastern time. The price before the sale (as of blog-posting time) is $150. The refurbished are on the same product listing page as the new condition which go for $200. They average 3.7 out of 5 based on 150+ customer reviews.

[DEAD] Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ears for $180

This limited time offer expired… More Sennheiser Momentum action, these time it is the larger over-ear circum-aural on sale, going for $180 with free expedited shipping at Adorama.com.

Used Philips Fidelio X1 for $178 (was $169) [updated]

We haven’t forgotten used and refurbished headphones, it’s just harder during the holidays to find time to scour Amazon Warehouse Deals for discounts. But we have one now! The Philips Fidelio X1 is available in “Used – Good” condition for $178 (was $169) at Amazon Warehouse Deals (by Amazon, not marketplace sellers). The “Used Very Good” goes for about $6 more. [price updated in blog-post on 12/11/14]

Crackpot Theory: There are a few Amazon Warehouse Deals listings there, which sometimes (but not always) builds up price pressure on an item, and the prices drop further on until people start buying them. So even if you are not interested at the current price, this may be something to keep an eye out for. The new condition X1 goes for $250, and the new condition brand-new X2 for $300.

[DEAD] Ends Tue 3am ET: Sennheiser RS120 RF wireless for $60 (limit 2)

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[DEAD] Tue only: Sennheiser Momentum On-Ears for $95 per pair

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Koss PortaPro On-Ears for $25 (limit 5)

The Koss PortaPro On-Ear headphones are currently on sale for $25 at Amazon.com by Amazon actual with a limit of five per customer. This is a general sale price, it is not a lightning deal. About a month ago they were offered as a lightning deal for around $20 per pair. These are old-school open-back on-ears, with a case included, and an average of 4.4 based on 2300+ customer reviews. They have 60+ questions answered.

[DEAD] Monday Lightning Deals: Audio Technica M50xWH & M50xBL bundles, Beo H3, Thinksound ts02

Monday’s lightning deals expired, but more will arrive during the holidays at the Amazon Lightning Deals

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[DEAD] California Headphone Company Silverado further discounts: Over-Ears for $39 (was $35)

As of a 12/11/14 recheck, the Silverado Over-Ears are sold out…

The Silverado over-the-ear headphone of California Headphone Company (the one with the better reviews) has yet another discount, it is now going for $35 (was $30) plus $5 flat shipping, sold by the manufacturer through Amazon.com. It ships from the manufacturer (CHC), so everyone pays shipping regardless of Prime membership. It averages 4.5 out of 5 based on 92 reviews. [price in blog-post updated 12/8/14]

The On-Ear model is on sale as well, it is the Laredo going for $15 plus $5 flat shipping, likewise shipped from the manufacturer through the Amazon website. This averages 4.0 out of 5 based on 26 reviews.

Beats Solo 2 On-Ear for $160 (limit 1)

To eBay we go where we find the new condition Beats Solo 2 On-Ears (latest model) on sale for $160 with free shipping, in five different color choices, with a limit of one per buyer, sold by eBay seller “blutek” (99.3%).

Massdrop: Shure SE215 Blue LE for $115 (fully unlocked)

A new round of specials went up at Massdrop (members only; free to join), with the following items:

+ Shure SE215 Blue Limited Edition In-Ears for $115 (fully unlocked)
+ Edifier H850 Headphone as low as $48 (not fully unlocked)
+ Sennheiser HD 800 ZY Cable as low as $113 (not fully unlocked)

[DEAD] Sat only: Monster Adidas Originals Over-Ears for $150

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[DEAD] No headphones scheduled for Sunday (or Saturday) Lightning Deals

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Philips Fidelio X1 for $250 (limit 5)

The new Philips Fidelio X2 is getting a lot of early attention, but if you prefer the Fidelio X1 instead, it is currently on sale for $250 with free shipping, with a limit of five per shopping cart, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual

New (brown box) Monster Game MVP Carbon On-Ear Headphones for $70

Monster’s official eBay store is offering new condition but in a brown box instead of a retail packaging box of the Monster Game MVP Carbon On-Ear Headphones for $70 with free shipping, with your choice of black or silver, with a limit of five per customer.

Beyerdynamic T1 fully unlocked for $860

The Beyerdynamic T1 audiophile tier headphones are currently fully unlocked (= lowest price possible) for $850 plus $10 shipping at Massdrop. Offer ends in about one day from today.

[DEAD] Creative Aurvana Live for $50 (limit 5)

As of a 12/8/14 PM recheck, the price is up to $80 offered by marketplace sellers (Creative and others). However, Amazon’s own offer is gone, which sometimes is temporary and may (or may not) return later on… One of the frequently recommended sub-$100 closed-back headphones, the Creative Aurvana Live! is now on sale for $50 with free shipping, with a limit of five per shopping cart, at Amazon.com, both by Amazon actual and also by Creative’s Amazon store (in case you need more than five). Creative is fulfilled by Amazon, so they get Prime shipping benefits… These average 4.5 out of 5 based on 192 customer reviews.

[DEAD] Friday’s Lightning Deals: ATH-M50x + Tascam, VModa LP2 Vocal, Senn HD380, MEelec M6p

Friday’s lightning deals expired, but more will arrive during the holidays at the Amazon Lightning Deals

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Brooklyn Headphone Company BKHC BK9 Studio-Style headphones for $50 [was $40]

As of a 3/3/15 recheck, the Groupon offer for $40 per pair expired. As of this update, they go for $50 at amazon.com.

We have a mini trip to Groupon to check their latest headphones specials, starting with the new condition Brooklyn Headphone Company BKHC BK9 Studio-Style headphones on sale for $40 with free shipping and free returns, in five different colors…

More details and pictures at amazon.com where they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 8 customer reviews.

[DEAD] BKHC Studio Pro DJ Headphones for $30 [updated]

UPDATE (7/7/15): as of this recheck, they go for $30 again by various marketplace sellers with the order fulfilled by Amazon.com, so it is eligible for Prime shipping benefits.

As of a 2/26/15 re-check, the Groupon offer expired. Sometimes Groupon offers get re-listed, sometimes they don’t. Amazon’s own price is $40 as of the time of writing…

Groupon Goods is offering the BKHC (Brooklyn Headphone Company) BKHC Studio Pro DJ Headphones for $30 with free shipping and free returns. These are folding, with detachable cable, model UG-BKHC-DJGRY… More details and pictures at amazon.com where they average 4.6 out of 5 based on 8 customer reviews.

Sol Republic Bluetooth On-Ears for $115

Groupon Goods is offering the Sol Republic Bluetooth On-Ears for $115 with free shipping and free returns, either in blue or white colors.

Sennheiser HD 380 Pro Studio Headphones for $115 (was $103)

The lightning deal at $103 ended, but as of 11:54pm ET the normal price is $115 for the new condition Sennheiser HD 380 Pro Studio Headphones (collapsible). They used to be on sale for $125 before. They average 4.4. with over 380 customer reviews. Blog-post updated 11:56pm ET.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x + Tascam DR-05 DAR for $145 after $25 MIR

If you happen to need both the white Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones and the Tascam DR-05 Portable Handheld Digital Audio Recorder (DAR), you can get them together as a bundle for $145 after a $25 mail-in rebate at Adorama. The mail-in rebate is available as a PDF file. If you hate mail-in rebates, a price of $170 is not bad either – assuming you need both of them. This is a limited time offer (I don’t know when it expires).

Sennheiser HD650 + Tascam DR-40 DAR for $450 after $25 MIR

If you happen to need both the Sennheiser HD 650 headphones and the Tascam DR-40 digital audio recorder (DAR), you can get them together as a bundle for $450 after a $25 mail-in rebate at Adorama. Here is the mail-in rebate form in PDF format. If you don’t want to do the mail-in rebate, the price of $475 is not bad either – if you need both. This is a limited time offer (I don’t know when it expires).

New at Massdrop: BeyerD DT880-600 Premium, Philips Citiscape, etc

A new round of specials are happening at Massdrop. Two of them are fully unlocked as of the time of writing, the Just Mobile HeadStand ships for $41 (ends in about 7 days), and the Beyerdynamic DT880 Premium (600 ohm only) ship for $248 (ends in about two days from today). Two more are not fully unlocked yet:

+ Philips CitiScape Downtown Headphone as low as $38
+ Moe Audio MOE-SS01 IEM as low as $42

[DEAD] Starts Thur 10:50am ET: sale on MEElectronics Atlas Carbon IML headphones

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Klipsch Image One Bluetooth On-Ears for $80 [updated]

If your interests intersect at Klipsch and Bluetooth, NewEgg is offering the new condition Klipsch Image One Bluetooth On-Ears for $80 with free shipping. [updated 12/21/14]