Harman Kardon CL Precision On-Ears for $75

The Harman Kardon CL Precision On-Ear headphones, with “Extended Bass” included in their subtitle are currently going for $75 with free shipping, in new condition, with a limit of five per shopping cart, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on 500+ customer reviews. If you have any questions about them, they may have already been answered, it has 68 customer questions answered. Keep in mind, the answers are peer-to-peer, so it is up to the internet to self-police the accuracy of the answers.

Sennheiser RS120 Wireless (RF) for $76

The wireless (RF, no Kleer) Sennheiser RS120 headphones are currently on sale for $76 with free shipping, with a limit of three pairs per customer, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. You get the headphones and the charging dock which also serves as a stand and of course as a transmitter. You can use multiple headphones with one transmitter, up to 100 according to the product description. I don’t know if anyone tested 100 🙂

Note #1: Model number disambiguation: the headphones on their own are model HDR 120. This item mentioned here, the RS 120 includes one pair of headphones and one transmitter/charging-dock.

Note #2: the RF models using Kleer technology start at RS 160.

New-Other Beats Solo HD On-Ears for $90

Among the latest eBay offers, we find the new-other (non-retail box) Beats Solo HD on-ears offered for $90 with free shipping, in either purple or pink. The seller is “buyspry” (99.5%). Nearly 10,000 units got sold through this eBay listing.

Massdrop: Air-Fi Matrix 2 fully unlocked for $72

With five days left (as of 12/28/14), at members-only but free-to-join shopping club Massdrop, the bluetooth MEElectronics Air-Fi Matrix 2 headphones (model AF 62) are currently fully unlocked (lowest price possible) for $72 with free shipping and handling. The product description over there proudly pronounces this headphone’s Wall Of Fame selection at Inner Fidelity.

Also added to Massdrop, but not fully unlocked are the HiSound Audio WooDuo 2 IEMs, with the lowest price possible being $65 with six days left (from today [today = blog-posting date]).

[DEAD] Used AKG K240 for $42

As expected, this got scooped up quickly, gone as of a 12/19/14 recheck…

The new condition AKG K240 first generation studio headphones is stubborn-ish around $60, but if you are comfortable getting a Used condition, it is currently available in “Used – Acceptable” condition for $42 at Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD) by AWD actual, so it qualifies for free shipping (or 2-day Prime for members). This may not last long, but I can’t keep checking the listing every hour, so it may be long gone by the time you read this.

[DEAD] Sat only: Philips SHP3000 over-ear headphones for $10

This shellshocker daily deal expired…
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Panasonic Technics RP-DH1250 DJ headphones for $108

The silver Panasonic Technics RP-DH1250 DJ headphones, model RP-DH1250-S, is currently on sale for around $108 and change per pair at Amazon.com by Amazon actual which has a limit of three pairs per customer during this promotion. This is not part of the lightning deals, so the price can continue or change at any point in time.

Beyerdynamic T1 Tesla for $920 (was $950, was $1000)

The Beyerdynamic T1 Tesla headphones are currently on sale for $920 (was $950, was $1000) with free shipping at Amazon.com by Amazon actual with a limit of five per shopping cart… Price updated 12/26/14.

Sennheiser PMX 60 behind-neck for $18 w/free S&H

Not part of the previously mentioned clearance sale, but part of the Tanga sales are the discontinued Sennheiser PMX 60 behind-neck headphones going for $18 with free shipping. Tanga typically has a limit of ten per customer. They are described as new condition, in retail packaging, with two year warranty.

These average 3.9 out of 5 with 250+ customer reviews at amazon.com.

Tanga Clearance sale: Sennheiser MX 365 earbuds or Philips Android in-ears for $12 w/free S&H each and more

Tanga.com has an end of year headphone clearance sale featuring nearly 40 different sub-$100 earphones and headphones, mostly from non-mainstream and non-audiophile brands. The online ones over $100 are Beats. About half of them come with free shipping. Some potentially interesting ones:

+ Sennheiser MX 365 Stereo Earbuds (brown only) for $12 w/free S&H
+ Philips SHE7005A/28 In-Ears for Android for $12 w/free S&H
+ Logitech Ultimate Ears 200 in-ears (red or purple, I can’t tell) for $14 w/free S&H
+ Scosche Realm RH600 On-Ears (white) for $29 + shipping (similar price fulfilled by Amazon)

The clearance ends in very early January 2015, or earlier for any that happen to sell out.

Massdrop: Audio-Technica ATH-Pro500MK2 for $78

Fully unlocked (lowest price possible) at the moment at Massdrop are the Audio-Technica ATH-Pro500 Mark II closed-back DJ headphones going for $70 plus around $8 flat shipping. They come with two cables, pouch, plug and adapter. There are about six days left (from today; today = blog-posting date) for this offer. Massdrop is free to join; but only members can see or buy the offers.

Open-box Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ears (brown) for $157

The VM Innovation’s eBay store is offering the open-box Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ears, in the brown color scheme, for $157 with free shipping. They come with a 3-month manufacturer warranty plus a 9-month VMI warranty, bringing the total to one year of warranty coverage. They are not in the original packaging. VMI is an authorized Sennheiser dealer.

Jabra Revo On-Ears: Wired for $60 or Bluetooth for $100

As part of the Staples website’s deals, good until 12/30/14 (or earlier if sold out), there is a sale on select Jabra Revo On-Ear headphones. The wired go for $60 per pair (gray or white color scheme) while the bluetooth on-ears go for $100 (black color scheme).

Massdrop: Bravo V3 unlocked for $73 (also: AKG K812, Fiio X5)

In the land of the Massdrops, the Bravo V3 “naked” headphone amp is fully unlocked for $65 plus $8 flat shipping. This is the lowest price possible. Expires in about five days from today. A couple of other items are offered but not fully unlocked as of posting time, the AKG K812 flagship can go as low as $1080, while the FiiO X5 audiophile DAP can go as low as $300. Check their website for future updates on each individual offers. Unfortunately I cannot “babysit” individual offers throughout their lifecycle.

[DEAD] MEElectronics Atlas On-Ears for $40 (some colors)

This sale ended as of 12/25/14 recheck…
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[DEAD] SMS Audio DJ Pauly D Wired On-Ears for $16.50 (pink/white only)

This sale ended as of 12/25/14 recheck…
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[DEAD] Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear black for $80 w/coupon

This promotion ended…
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Massdrop: CustomArt 330v2, Syun Mix-1, Noontec

A new trio of offers has gone up at Massdrop (members only, free to join). As of the time of writing, none of the three is fully unlocked. The lowest possible prices are:

+ CustomArt Pro 330v2 as low as $610
+ SYUN MIX-1 in-ears as low as $24
+ Noontec Zoro HD on-ears as low as $68

[DEAD] Tue: Sennheiser MM 100 bluetooth behind-the-neck for $85

This daily deal expired…
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Monoprice 605050 studio headphones for $50

If you like to try out or test and compare new headphones, the new Monoprice 605050 studio headphones are on sale for $50 with a limit of ten per customer at Monoprice’s website. They currently have four reviews which are split… These should not be confused with the “recommendation all star” Monoprice 8323 headphones.

Speaking of Monoprice, their Bluetooth OnEars (model 11944) are on sale for $39 per pair (limit 10). No customer reviews on these yet.

UPDATE: these offers are live again as of a 2/25/15 re-check.

[DEAD] 3Eighty5 Audio Edge on-ears for $11

This limited time Staples featured online deal ended…
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[DEAD] Starts Monday 11:50am ET: Koss KSC75 Clip-Ons Lightning Deal

This limited time offer expired. The Koss KSC-75 had been offered for $10…
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Philips Fidelio X1 Open-Back drop to $223

The Philips Fidelio X1 open-back over-ear headphones are further discount, in new condition, now going for $223 with free shipping at Amazon.com (limit 5 per customer). Part of the reason for the discounting is that the new Fidelio X2 are now shipping for $300.

Used JLab Omni Bluetooth Over-Ears for $70~

Bluetooth headphones may not win any audiophile awards, but when you want to move around and don’t want to deal with cables creating trouble or even ruining your headphones, bluetooth can be a compromise, at least for some. The new JLab Omni folding bluetooth over-ears go for $100 in new condition, but if you are cool with used headphones, they are available in “Used – Good” condition for $69 or “Used – Very Good” for $71.50 or “Used – Like New” for $73 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. There are many listings, so this may perhaps create price pressure and further drop prices (this is only a theory).

Sennheiser Urbanite XL (Over-Ears) for $225

The over-ear version of the Sennheiser Urbanite, aka the XL model, is currently on sale for $225 with free shipping in six different colors and mobile-OS combinations at Amazon.com with a limit of two per color.

V-Moda M80 Vocal On-Ears for $90 (limit 2 per color)

If you missed this when it was a lightning deal a few days ago, wipe those tears away. The V-Moda M80 Vocal On-Ears with 1-button remote/mic are on sale for $90 with free shipping in the Shadow and White-Silver color schemes, with a limit of two per color per customer at Amazon.com. This is not part of the lightning deals, so the expiration date is unknown.

[DEAD] Sunday’s limited time offers: Senn MM30i, BeoPlay Form 2i

Sunday’s promotion expired, but there are almost new ones on a daily basis during the holiday season at the Amazon Gold Box
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[DEAD] Saturday: Sennheiser G4ME ZERO PC Gaming Headset for $175

This limited time promotion expired…
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Massdrop: AKG K167, FocusRite 2i2, Senn 598 ZY

A new round of specials are up at Massdrop. One of them is fully unlocked, the Sennheiser HD598 ZY Cable goes for just under $25. Two other items are not fully unlocked as of blog posting time. The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Interface could go as low as $120, while the AKG K167 Tiesto DJ Headphones could go as low as $90. If you don’t want to wait or don’t want to deal with members-only website, it currently goes for $100 by AudioWatt at Amazon.

[DEAD] Saturday: Zipbuds Over/On-Ears for $65 to $85

This daily deal at Woot expired…
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[DEAD] Friday: Sony ZX110 for $8, ZX110AP for $17, AS200 for $8

This daily deal expired…
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Sol Republic Bluetooth On-Ears for $115

On the convenience and creature comforts front, Groupon Goods is offering the new condition white Sol Republic Bluetooth On-Ears for $115 with free shipping and free returns. The blue color scheme is sold out.

Sennheiser Momentum (Brown) Over-Ears for $190

Momentum action again, this time it is the brown color scheme of the over-ears that are on sale, leapfrogging the black version, currently going for $190 with free shipping at Amazon.com with a limit of one per customer.

Denon DN-HP500 DJ headphones for $60

The Denon DN-HP500 DJ headphones are currently going for $60 with free shipping at Amazon.com offered at this price by Amazon actual, along with marketplace sellers Sam Ash and Hifi AudioTronics.

Sony MDR-7520 Studio for $332 with coupon

The Sony MDR-7520 Studio Headphones can be yours for around $332 with free shipping when you use coupon code STNICK at Musician’s Friend. Coupon expires 12/23/14.