Tuesday: Master & Dynamic MH-30 On-Ears for $130 w/FS

This recurring daily deal at the Best Buy website has returned, good until the end of day on Tuesday night 6/26/18, you can get the new condition Master & Dynamic MH-30 On-Ears, closed-back, in the gunmetal/black color scheme for $130 with free shipping or free store pickup where available/possible…

Sony XB-950 B1 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $100

Like a choir, authorized Sony USA dealers have currently dropped the prices of the new condition Sony XB 950 B1 headphones to $100, such as Best Buy and Amazon itself. This is a closed-back over-ear headphone with bluetooth (hence the “B” in its name) but not ANC.

Sunday Daily Deals: $20 Truly Wireless, $120 Tascam Bundle, $250 M&D MH40

A couple of headphone related offers are part of the daily deals at New York’s critically acclaimed B&H Photo until 11:59pm eastern on Sunday as follows:

+ if you want to try “truly wireless” without breaking the bank, the new condition Pom Gear Pilot True Wireless Earbuds are on sale for $20 with free shipping in your choice of three different color schemes

+ Tascam Trackpack 2×2 recording bundle for $120 with free shipping
+ includes 2×2 USB audio interface, the well-regarded for their low price TH-02 headphones, and the TM-80 microphone

Next up, we move to Best Buy where one of their daily deals is the new condition Master & Dynamic MH-40 in the brown color scheme going for $250 with free shipping or free store pickup. Different Master & Dynamic headphones are frequently featured in the Best Buy daily deals this year…

Sat: refurb AKG N60NC for $80, N60NCBT for $130 [w/1yr W]

Good until Sunday at 1am eastern, Woot is offering a couple of factory refurbished AKG on-ears. The wired N60NC (noise cancelling) goes for $80, while the bluetooth + ANC N60NCBT goes for $130. They come with a 1-year AKG warranty.

Note also that Woot has added a new benefit for Amazon Prime members. Eligible products will get free two-day shipping, not just slow free shipping! This levels up the benefit to the regular Amazon website. Products that are not shipped/fulfilled by Woot-Amazon will not be eligible for free 2-day shipping as usual.

Now shipping: the Monoprice M600 and M650 Open-Back headphones for $130 and $150

It’s the Attack of the Name Clones and they are now in-stock and ready to ship! The Sennheiser HD 600 and HD 650 are two of the most influential open-back headphones in the history of audiophoolia, so of course Monoprice “had to have” two open-back headphones with the 600 and 650 numbers 🙂 I haven’t seen or heard thee new Monoprice headphones, so check reviews and forums and such for more details…

But if you have already researched them, or you are ready to boldly go and give them a try, the new open-back M600 headphones are in-stock for $130, while the open-back M650 headphones are in-stock for $150. They get free standard US shipping which is a plus since Monoprice does not have predictable free shipping like Amazon or Best Buy.

Just like Sennheiser itself undercut the HD 600 and HD 650 with the Massdrop-exclusive HD 6XX, Monoprice is now undercutting the HD 6XX with their M600 and M650 duo.

Audio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT “Pure Drive” Bluetooth Over-Ears for $200

The Best Buy daily deals have also triggered a price-match of this at Amazon by Amazon actual, it is the new condition Audio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT closed-back over-ear bluetooth headphones using the recently revealed A-T “Pure Drive” hype-technology/buzz-word. Limit three per customer at Amazon. They support apt-X HD.

Monday: B&O Play P9 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $300

The Monday daily deals of the Best Buy website include the new condition Bang & Olufsen P9 wireless (bluetooth) closed-back over-the-ear headphones going for the sale price of $300 with free shipping or free store pickup where available/possible…

Refurb Bower & Wilkins P3 and P5 added to Woot Plus

A refill of the longer-running Woot headphone sales has added two Bowers & Wilkins stylish on-ear refurbished headphones as follows:

+ refurb P3 closed wired on-ears for $77 in blue
+ refurb P5 bluetooth for $150 in black
+ they come with a 90-day Woot warranty

Speaking of short term deals, the Amazon Gold Box for Friday 6/8/18 includes a couple of Hua Wind starter bundles for ukulele ($25) and acoustic guitar ($73). Also part of the Friday daily deals is the Howard Leight earmuff bundle for $40.

Speaking of A/V related matters, good until Friday at 11:59pm ET, you can get the brand new Amazon Fire TV Cube for $90 IF you are a Prime member. Up to three units per Prime member at the sale price. This is a pre-release sale. It appears Amazon is trying every single possible geometric shape with their devices 🙂

Beats 3 Studio Wireless for $215 [two color options]

If you are looking to get the closed-back over-ear Beats 3 Studio Wireless headphones for yourself or as part of the Dads’n’Grads gift-giving season, the red and white color schemes are currently on sale in new condition for $215 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price…

Monday: Master & Dynamic MH-30 On-Ears for $130 w/FS

They are back! This has become a recurring daily deal at the Best Buy website, good until Monday night 6/4/18, you can get the new condition Master & Dynamic MH-30 On-Ears, closed-back, in the gunmetal/black color scheme for $130 with free shipping or free store pickup where available/possible…

Fostex TX-1 Over-Ears for $20 with free shipping

On the budget side of things, and with free shipping, you can get the new condition Fostex TX-1 over-ear headphones for $20 with free shipping (no minimum order required for the 48 contiguous US states) at the Musician’s Friend until Sunday at 8am eastern (or earlier if they happen to sell out before the expiration time). They also offer 45-day free returns, and they average 3.7 out of 5 based on 23 customer reviews.

Fostex TH-X00 Trio returns to Massdrop in limited quantities and for $20 more

They are back on at the members-only Massdrop in limited quantities, 100 units available per headphone. And they go for $20 more than before! They are the following Fostex TH-X00 Massdrop collaborations, with free US shipping and a 2-year warranty. Note however that these will ship in mid-September 2018, that’s 3.5 months away!

  • Massdrop x Fostex TH-X00 Audiophile Headphones for $420 with free shipping and 2-year warranty. Freight forwarding service available for +$15 for outside the US; details at the bottom of the listing over there
  • Massdrop x Fostex TH-X00 Purpleheart for $470 with free S&H and 2-year warranty
  • Massdrop x Fostex TH-X00 Ebony for $520 with free S&H and 2-year warranty
  • Philips X2 HR Open-Back Over-Ears for $199

    The new condition Philips X2 HR open-back over-ear headphones are currently on sale for $199 with free shipping and handling at Guitar Center (with store pickup available depending on location and availability) and also at Musician’s Friend… Note that the Musician’s Friend in-stock estimate is late June 2018. Pretend it’s Massdrop 🙂

    Sunday: refurb AKG N60NC for $90, Bluetooth for $140

    Among the Woot daily deals for Sunday you can get two factory reconditioned AKG noise-cancelling on-ear headphones. The N60NC goes for $90 while the N60NC bluetooth version goes for $140. They come with a 1-year AKG warranty. Up to ten pairs per customer. Sale ends by Monday at 1am eastern. Daily deals are added to their on-going headphone sales and disappear from that page when the sale ends.

    25% off Audio at Tech Rabbits (250+ headphones)

    Good until 5/28/18, coupon code TRAUDIO25 gets you 25% off 300+ audio products at the Tech Rabbit website. Over 250 headphone items and over 70 speaker items are eligible for this coupon promotion!

    Tuesday: Monoprice M565C for $184, M560 Open for $160

    More discounts with the Tuesday-only coupon MAY22 at the Monoprice website for select Monolith products! The closed-back M565C over-ears drop from $230 to $184 with free standard US shipping, while the open-back M565 over-ears drop from $200 to $160 with free standard US shipping.

    Tuesday: Monoprice M1060C Closed Planars for $264 w/FS after coupon, M1060 Open for $240 after coupon

    Surprise! Tuesday-only coupon MAY22 is 20% off purchases without minimum, and it also works on the new condition Monoprice M1060C Closed-Back Planars, dropping them from $330 to $264 with free standard US shipping! Offer good until Tuesday night or earlier if sold out!

    Also eligible for the coupon is the new condition Monoprice M1060 Open-Back Planars dropping from $300 to $240!

    The same coupon drops the M300 earphone planars from $150 to $120. This is not as good as previous deals though, because sometimes the M300 drops to $130 as a sale (before the coupon is factored in).

    Sennheiser Urbanite XL Over-Ear for $70 [limit 3]

    The Urbanite line is Sennheisser’s attempt at a Beats / bass-friendly competitor, and at the moment, the closed-back wired Urbanite XL (XL = over-ears) in the Black color-scheme with the Android remote control buttons is on sale for $70 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price.

    This is not a lightning deal, so the expiration time is not fixed. In other words, the price could stay the same forever, or change within 10 milliseconds – most likely it will somewhere in-between 🙂

    PS: you can use these with iOS devices. The only difference is remote control button compatibility. Not all remote-functions may work. Check customer reviews for specifics.

    Make your own deal: 15% off eBay items of $50+

    You can make your own kind of music, and you can also make your own kind of deal thanks to this new eBay Coupon Promotion! Enter coupon code PMEMDAY in the eBay shopping cart until Friday 5/25/18 at 11:59pm pacifica time, and you will receive 15% off orders of $50+ from participating sellers, which include the Polk Audio store, Dell, eBags (some travel headphones like Bose), along with sellers that have many headphones such as Beach Camera

    You can use their various categories and sub-categories on the left-hand side of their website (if on a desktop or laptop) to further drill down. The Headphones category has over 320 items. You can sort the search results by price (high or low)…

    V-Moda Crossfade Bluetooth Over-Ears for $128

    If you are looking for a solid bluetooth over-ear headphone with a bit of a bass favor, eBay seller “Buzz Tronics” (New York) is offering the new condition V-Moda Crossfade Wireless (bluetooth closed-back over-ears) for $128 with free shipping. Up to three pairs per color per customer. Four colors are available. The various colors are handy if you are buying them for members of the same household or office, so you can easily tell them by color, eg Kid #1 has the red, Kid #2 has the silver, Kid #3 has the black.

    On the other hand, if you are a more apt (pun intended) to favor apt-X technology in your bluetooths, the new condition V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless in the Rose Gold color scheme (the only color with apt-X support) is currently on sale for $201 with free shipping by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown…

    Refurb Sennheiser HD 4.40 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $70

    The Tyll-blessed Sennheiser HD 4.40 bluetooth closed-back over-ear headphones are currently available in certified refurbished condition for $70 with free shipping (not eligible for Prime), sold by the Sennheiser Outlet store through Amazon. Note that a couple of the customer reviews are complaining they received a mass, so keep that in mind if you hate returning things!

    [DEAD] Thur: Master & Dynamic MH-30 On-Ears for $130 w/FS

    This daily deal expired but it seems to return every few days/weeks at Best Buy…

    The new condition Master & Dynamic MH-30 On-Ears, closed-back, in the gunmetal/black color scheme are a Best Buy daily deal for $130 with free shipping or free store pickup where available locally…

    Tue: Monoprice M565 for $153 after coupon

    Monoprice has its own Rakuten store and they carry Monolith products as well. Good until 11:59pm pacific on Tuesday, coupon code SAVE15 gets you 15% off the new condition Monoprice M565, dropping it from $180~ to $153~. You may also want to try the coupon on other Monoprice/Monolith related products. And price-check any of them whose price-ranges you are not familiar with…

    Sony MDR-1000X with $50 Netflix GC for $298

    For a limited time, BuyDIG is bundling a $50 Netflix gift card when you purchase the new condition Sony WH-1000X M2 closed-back over-ear ANC with bluetooth headphones for $298 with free shipping. There’s no coupon code to enter, the bundle is offered as you see it on the website over there while this promotion runs.

    PS: the Netflix gift cards can be used by new or current Netflix customers. You just add it to your Netflix account, and future monthly fees are first taken from the gift card and once it is depleted it begins charging your credit/debit card again.

    Used Sennheiser HD 2.20s for $26 w/FS

    One the used side of things, Blinq is offering the closed-back on-ear Sennheiser HD 2.20S for $26~ with free shipping through Amazon Warehouse Deals. They ship directly from Blinq, so everyone gets free shipping but not Prime shipping.

    Sat: Marantz MPH-2 Studio Headphones for $40 w/FS

    Good until Sunday at 8am ET (or earlier if sold out), you can get the new condition Marantz MPH-2 Studio Headphones for $40 with free shipping at Musician’s Friend where it is their deal of the day.

    They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 70+ customer reviews over there.

    Shure Sale: SRH440 for $75, 840 for $149, Etc

    Two of the old school recommended studio-ish closed-back over-ear Shure headphones are currently on sale in new condition at authorized dealers. The good old Shure SRH 440 goes for $75 with free shipping, while the SRH 849 goes for $149 with free shipping.

    Meanwhile on the SRH 1X40 front, the magic price is $374 for either the new condition closed SRH 1540 or the open SRH 1840. These two get 10% statement credit cashback if you are a Prime member and pay with one of the two official Prime credit cards [the usual statement credit is 5%].

    Also part of this Shure discount cycle are the new condition Shure SE112-K-BT1 bluetooth earphones for $89 and the Shure MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone for $129.

    Speaking of Shure, they are exiting the phono cartridge business despite the resurgence in vinyl, so if you like their phono products, you may want to pay attention to prices and clearance sales and such.

    Sony WH-CH700N ANC/BT Over-Ears drop to $148

    As you can see at our Headphone Tracker the new condition Sony WH-CH700N ANC/BT over-ears came out of the gate at $200 but they now have their first notable discount, they are going for $150 (actually $148) at authorized dealers in their two color schemes such as Adorama’s website

    FOCAL CLEAR PRO available on eBay as well

    If you are stocked up on eBay Gift Cards and/or eBay Bucks, or plan to take advantage of the Chase Q2 5% PayPal cashback rewards [up to $1500 per individual credit card; must activate offer], Sweetwater’s [no, not the one from Westworld] eBay store has TWO new condition FOCAL CLEAR PROFESSIONAL (the red/black color scheme) for their regular price of $1700 with free shipping.

    Open-Box Monoprice M1060C Closed Planars for $269

    It is not eligible for the Friday/Sat coupons but it is on sale on its own, you can get the Open-Box Monoprice M1060C closed-back over-ear planar-magnetic headphones for $269 with free standard US shipping. The new condition price is $330, so that’s $61 of savings by going open-box.

    A Feast of Trade-Offs: the new Koss Porta Pro Wireless (BT 4.1, apt-X) for $75 [MD] or $80 NOW!

    Good news, bad news! If you wished there was a bluetooth version of the legendary Koss Porta PROs, we have both! A brand new wireless (bluetooth 4.1 with apt-X) version is now available for purchase at Massdrop. The bad news is that it goes for $75. Up to three headphones per customer. The drop is limited to US (free shipping) and Canada.

    Seven more units need to get purchased before this offer unlocks. The drop ends Sunday night. It will ship in late May 2018 and it comes with just a 1-year warranty, not the legendary Koss limited lifetime warranty.

    This is a feast of trade-offs and silver linings… A hard case is included. No NFC.

    However, if you don’t want to wait for Massdrop, for $5 more you can get them from KOSS fulfilled by Amazon. $80 wiht free shipping ~ free 2-day shipping for Prime members. Two days is faster than late May 2018 🙂 Amazon does not have a limit, you can buy as many as you want.

    [DEAD] Wedn: Master & Dynamic MH30 for $150

    This recurring daily deal expired…

    Among the Wednesday daily deals at the Best Buy website you can get the new condition Master & Dynamic MH30 On-Ears in the Gunmetal/Black color scheme for $150 with free shipping or free store pickup where possible/available. They average 4.6 out of 5 based on 30 customer reviews.

    [DEAD] Bowers & Wilkins P7 Closed Over-Ears for $200

    This sale ended…

    The new condition closed-back wired over-ear Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones are currently on sale for $200 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price.

    Woot Plus headphone sale reloaded with 28 options

    The longer running Woot Plus headphone sale has been reloaded with more options. As of the time of writing a total of 28 options are available (two pages of results over there), including the second generation and the third generation of the Parrot Ziks for $100 and $140 respectively, along with Klipsch S4* earphones, the Sennheiser OCX 686i Sports In-Ear for $50, and more. Shipping is free for Prime members. Non-members pay $5 flat shipping per calendar day (day = in the Central time zone).

    [DEAD] Bowers & Wilkins P5 On-Ear Wireless for $200

    As of 4/29/18 recheck, this sold out…

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