Monday: Sennheiser HD 458 BT Closed Bluetooth Over-Ears for $100

Monday 1/18/21 is headphones day at the Best Buy daily deals it seems, with the following offerings:

+ closed-back over-ear bluetooth Sennheiser HD 458 BT for $100
+ bluetooth 5, apt-X, AAC, apt-X LL, USB-C charging

+ Skullcandy Indy Evo truly-wireless for $50

+ AVerMedia Video Conferencing Kit 317 for $70 includes AverMedia AH313 headset with detachable microphone and USB Type A connector

+ and shaving machines if you want to test the ANC of your headphones 😉

Tuesday: Beyerdynamic MMX 300 II Gaming Headset for $234AC

Beyer is dynamic once again with their MMX300 second-generation gaming headset being among the Newegg dailies for Tuesday 1/5/20 until 11:59pm pacific time. The price is $234 after entering limited-time promo code 93XQD39 in their shopping cart…

Meanwhile their teasers for Wednesday’s daily deals include a Philips UpBeat truly-wireless…

Wedn: Beyerdynamic Custom Gaming Headset for $145

Berydynamic is back at the Newegg daily deals, good until 12/2/20 at 11:59pm pacific time [or earlier if sold out] you can get the new condition Beyerdynamic Custom Game Interactive gaming headset for $145 with free US shipping…

UPDATE: the Wednesday Best Buy dailies include the geek-stink-breath (TM Green Day), okay, GeekSquad certified refurbished Apple AirPods PRO truly-wireless going for $170 with a 90-day warranty…

Sennheiser PC-37X Massdrop Open Gaming Headset down to $90

Gaming without frontiers, war without tears! Or something like that. Anyway, Peter Gabriel silliness aside, Massdrop has another discount for gamers, the new condition Massdrop X Sennheiser PC-37X open-back over-ear wired gaming headset is down to $90!

Since this is a product co-born [new word?] by Massdrop and Sennheiser, it comes with a 2-year manufacturer warranty. These will ship quickly, as of the time of writing the shipping estimate is December 1st ~ 2020 – to be sure 🙂

Friday: Audio-Technica ATH-PG1 gaming headset for $80

Friday 10/23/20 has a gaming headset at the Woot website, it is the new condition Audio Technica ATH-PG1 closed-back over-ear with a 6-inch boom microphone going for $80 with free shipping for Prime members, or flat shipping for non-members. Up to three pairs per customer.

As of the time of writing it averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 270+ customer ratings at Amazon… It comes with a 2-year AT warranty…

Thursday: Nubwo Gaming Headset for $18 [limit 5]

If you are looking for a budget gaming headset, if nothing else to have one for your social media pictures to compare to real headphones ;-), good until 10/1/20 at 11:59pm pacific time [or earlier if sold out], the headliner deal of the day at the Amazon.com Gold BOX is the new condition NUBWO gaming headset going for $18 with free US shipping for Prime members [or with a $29+ order]. Up to five per customer at the sale price.

As of the time of writing, this critter averages 4.2 out of 5 based on over 10,000 global customer ratings, and has over 200 answered questions…

Random Woot sale: ASTRO gaming, SoundCore bluetooths

These are not daily deals but longer running Woot deals until 9/21/20 at 11:59pm central time or earlier if they sell out [and they do sell-out earlier]. These being an Electronics Garage sale that includes:

+ five ASTRO gaming headsets

+ one SoundCore neckband and two truly-wireless bluetooth earphones

+ one SoundCore ANC/BT over-ears for $41

+ by the time I wrote this post, the AirPods sold-out…

Friday 8/28/20: Lots of headphone daily deals

Friday August 28 in 2020 is a great day for headphone daily deals with some name-brand action as well!

We start at the Newegg daily deals where they offer:

+ closed-back Beyerdynamic Aventho bluetooth on-ears for $239 after promo code 93XPR68 entered in their shopping cart

+ Audio Technica ATH-PG1 gaming headset for $89 after entering promo code 93XPR69 over there
+ notice that the promo code differs by one digit!

+ various storage options for your music (SSD, HDD, etc)

Then we take a look at what Best Buy has to offer and we find:

+ Razr Nari wireless THX gaming headset for $100

+ RIG 500PRO EX X-Box One for $45

+ up to 50% on select ROCCAT gaming

And under the “Electronics” sub-Woot at the Woot website you can get the Cleer Flow I ANC/bluetooth closed-back headphones for $90 with a 1-year manufacturer warranty…

Sennheiser PC-37X gaming headset down to $100

If you are a fan of gaming and Sennheiser and Massdrop too, there is a sale on the new condition Sennheiser PC-37X gaming headset for $100 with free US shipping and free US returns. And it comes with a 2-year warranty. If you want more, you can optionally purchase an extended 3-year warranty for +$15.

Good news, this is an “in-stock drop”, so it will ship a couple of business days after purchase. It is not the “classic” Massdrop drop…

Friday: Corsair Game, Jabra TW, SoundCore ANC/BT Over-Ears

Friday 3/20/20 has a trio of headphone-related daily deals at a couple of online retailers as follows:

At NewEgg, they offer the refurbished Jabra Elite Active 65t truly-wireless for $50, sold by the Jabra Online store through NewEgg.

Meanwhile Anker’s own NewEgg store is offering the new condition Soundcore Life 2 Active ANC/bluetooth closed-back over-ears for $40 after you enter promo code 93XPG85 in the shopping cart. A compact hard-shell travel case is included in the package which of course you can use with any other headphones or audio gear (think portable DACs, amps, DAPs, PADs, etc) that fit inside.

For many people, an order of magnitude in price difference (when you compare to the $300+ ANC/BT over-ear flagships from BOSE, Sony, Beats, Sennheiser, etc) is one of the reasons these non-designed brands are selling like hot cakes among The Common People.

I’m not sure Euron would be wearing these, but they are Corsair so they fit his career choice 😉 One of the Best Buy daily deals is the new condition CORSAIR VOID PRO RGB Wireless (Dolby 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Gaming Headset) going for $55 with free S&H or store pickup…

Thursday: Big Gaming Headset sale at Best Buy

There’s a big gaming headsets sale at the Thursday February 20 (2020) Best Buy daily deals. The headliner deal is a $10 off discount AND 1,000 Fortnite Bucks on the purchase of select gaming headsets from various brands including Razer, HyperX, Turtle Beach, Corsair, Steelseries, etc. A total of 11 headsets are participating in this sale, with prices ranging from $50 to $100.

Then when you page further down the daily deals, there’s a gaming accessories sale that includes a $35 wired Corsair headset, a $70 HyperX Cloud Alpha Best-Buy exclusive, and more from Corsair, Razer Kraken and more.

And the very last daily deal is the Steelseries Arctis 1 wireless going for $80.

And to store your FLACs and MP3s and OGGs, there’s a 5TB external HDD for $100.

The sale items are listed on their daily deals page and they change every day. If you are checking this at any other day, you’ll see a different set of daily deals…

Wedn: Gaming Headsets from Razer and HyperX ($25 to $130)

Wednesday January 29 in 2020 brings us various computer peripherals at the Amazon Mothership Gold Box. The sale includes six gaming headsets from Razer and HyperX, three of each, $25 (HyperX Cloud Stinger Core) to $130 in price range, with up to three per individual item per customer. The sale ends at 11:59pm pacific time [or earlier for any particular product that sells out ahead of time).

Also part of the sale a speed demon Lexar microSDXC card for those with DAPs and PADs (phones as DAPs) that can take of advantage of it (and have need of the speed). There’s also plenty of Lexar SDXC cards, keyboards, a Razer streaming mic, and more…

Tuesday: HyperX Cloud Stinger wired headset for $35

It’s gaming headset action at the Tuesday 1/28/20 daily deals of the Best Buy website. $35 separate you from the new condition HyperX Cloud Stinger wired gaming headset. This is the red/black color scheme and it averages 4.5 out of 5 based on 1600+ customer reviews over there…

Wedn: HyperX Cloud Alpha S for $90

Two headphones among the daily deals for Wednesday January 15 in 2020 [it takes some practice not writing 2019] as follows:

+ at Best Buy, the new condition HyperX Cloud Alpha S Wired 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset is going for $90 with free S&H or pickup/ship-to-store ~ whatever’s available-possible

+ at Woot, from a 3rd-party refurbished iRecertify (which offers the 90-day warranty) you can get the refurbished Powerbeats 3 for $55 with up to ten pairs per customer at the sale price…

Sunday: microSD sale (up to 400GB) and HyperX Cloud Stinger for $30

Feed your DAPS and PADs (= phones as DAPs) at the Amazonian Gold Box during Sunday December 8 in 2019 because there is a storage and accessories sale running until 11:59pm PT (or earlier if sold out). You can get up to three units of the same item per shopping cart.

MicroSD cards, of PAD and DAP interest, are offered from Sandisk with storage options ranging from 64GB to 400GB and prices from $9 to $47. They also have full-size SD cards on sale (Sandisk, Lexar) if you like to put music in your laptop’s memory card slots. And then there are various USB flash drives for additional and more portable musical storage and backups.

The accessories part of the sale is mostly gaming gear, and among them is the new condition HyperX Cloud Stinger going for just $30…

Tue: Sennheiser G4ME ONE PC Gaming Headset for $80

Good until Tuesday at 11:59pm central time, you can get the new condition Sennheiser G4ME ONE PC Gaming Headset for $80 with free shipping for Prime members (or $6 flat shipping for the calendar day) as one of the Woot deals of the day for Tuesday 12/3/19. Limit up to five per customer. It comes with a 90-day Woot warranty…

Friday: V-Moda LP2 Gaming Headset for $150

Good until Friday 10/11/19 at 11:59pm [or earlier if it sells out], the Best Buy website is offering, as one of their deals of the day, the new condition V-Moda Crossfade LP2 gaming headset for $150 with free shipping and/or free store pickup [where possible]. Lots of things are included with it, including a detachable BoomPro microphone…

Thursday: Logitech Gaming Sale (G633, ASTRO + MixAmp bundle)

Good until Thursday 9/19/19 at 11:59pm pacific, there is a Logitech sale at Amazon USA with a trio of gaming headset bundles along with the obligatory keyboards and a couple of speakers:

+ Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum for $50

+ ASTRO Gaming A40 TR headset with MixAmp PRO TR for $150 in your choice of XBox or Playstation

Friday: SteelSeries Arctis 5 (2019 Edition) for $69

A computer gaming sale is the theme of the day for Friday 8/30/19 at the amazon.com Gold Box daily deals and of headphone interest, they are offering the new condition SteelSeries Arctis 5 (2019 Edition) for $69 with free shipping in the black color scheme with up to two pairs per customer at the sale price. This is an RGB Illuminated Gaming Headset with DTS Headphone:X v2.0 Surround and it can be used on PCs and PlayStation 4.

NOTE that when you are reading the customer reviews, you have to dig inside and filter them for this particular model because on the same root Amazon product page they have a a variety of other Arctis gaming headset models…

Tuesday: refurb Logitech G933 Artemis for $60

Good until Tuesday at 11:59pm central time (or earlier if it manages to sell out ahead of time) you can get the factory reconditioned Logitech G933 Artemis gaming headset for $60 with free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat shipping for non-members. Limit up to ten pairs per customer at the sale price. They come with a 90-day Logitech warranty…

Monday: Razer Gaming Headsets and Hammerhead in-ears

It’s Razer day at the Woot daily deals for Monday 8/26/19 with a number of gaming products including the following headphone-related items:

+ Hammerhead bluetooth earphones for $60, for iOS for $74
+ these are multiple-flanged, so keep that in mind if you like or don’t like this style of in-ear insertion

+ four over/on-ear headsets ranging from $48 (D.Va Meka) to $120 (Tiamat 7.1 V2) with the Man-O-War TE for $60 and the Kraken Pro V2 for $64 in-between.

All these are new condition with a 2-year Razer warranty.

PS: speaking of gaming, there’s a clearance sale on MSI computers in the “Computers” Woot daily deal…

Sunday: CoolerMaster MasterPulse Gaming Headset for $40

Everybody’s jumping in the headphone/headset game, including Cooler Master, whose Master Pulse gaming headset is one of the deals du jour for Sunday 7/21/19 at B&H Photo going for $40 with free shipping in the US… Offer ends at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold-out)…

[DEAD] Thursday: Acer Gaming Headsets ($23 to $45), B&O H9i for $350

These daily deals expired…

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Thursday: B&O H8i for $300, Logitech Gaming Headsets

There are two headphone daily deals running for Thursday June 20 in 2019 as follows:

+ the Bang & Olufsen H8i bleutooth with ANC on-ears for $300 at Best Buy

+ a Logitech sale at the Amazon USA Gold Box includes keyboards and mice galore but also six Logitech gaming headsets with prices ranging from $33 to $100…

Woot Garage sale with Gaming Headsets including Sennheiser Game Zero for $100

Woot is running another iteration of their Garage sale. The headphones under “Electronics” have unfortunately sold out before I noticed the sale, but there’s a quintet of in-stock (as of the time of writing) gaming headsets under the Computers Garage sale as follows:

+ Sennheiser Game ZERO for $100

+ Skullcandy SLYR for $37~

+ Polk Melee for $24

+ HyperX Cloud PRO for $58

+ Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2 for $60

Check each individual listing for details on its condition, color options and warranty. The sale ends in about a week from the blog-posting date, except for items that sellout ahead of time ~ and the sellouts happen quite often during the “Garage sales”…

Wedn: Audeze Mobius Gaming Headset for $299

Good until Wednesday 6/12/19 at 11:59pm pacific time (or earlier if sold out), you can get the new condition Audeze Mobium Gaming Headset for $299 with free shipping in your choice of three color schemes. You can buy as many as you like at the sale price…

Tuesday: Logitech G-series gaming headsets

Inside the Amazon US Gold Box deals of the day, for Tuesday May 21nd in 2019, you will find a computer sale and among those items there, you will find a trio of Logitech G-series gaming headsets: the G230 for $25, the G430 for $30 and the GG633 for $55~… Sale ends at 11:59pm pacific or earlier if sold out… Limit up to three units per sale item offered…

Sunday Daily Deals: $23 Truly Wireless, B&O H9i, Razer Electra V2

It’s headphone day in some of the Sunday 5/12/19 daily deals. First up, there’s two of them at the Best Buy deals du jour, headlined by the new condition Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H9i closed-back over-ear ANC + bluetooth going for $400 with free shipping… Also there, they have the Razer V2 Electra wired gaming headset for $35…

And at Woot Sellout, the new condition AirTaps truly-wireless earphones are on sale for $23 with free shipping for Prime members [you have to connect your Prime account with your Woot account ~ a one-time exercise]. They come with a 90-day woot warranty…

The offers expire at the end of the calendar day (11:59pm) at the local time of each retailer, eg Amazon is Pacific, Woot is Central, etc. Sometimes they may sellout ahead of time, in which case you may not be able to order them…

EU: Used beyerdynamic TEAM TYGR kit for 254

As of the time of writing there is a “Used – Acceptable” condition listing of the beyerdynamic TEAM TYGR 300 R gaming headset with the FOX USB microphone, together going for 254~ euro. The new condition price is 350 euro. This is sold as a bundle, you don’t add them individually or enter coupon codes. Just add the thing to the shopping cart and proceed to checkout…

Thursday (EU): Gaming Headset sale (various brands incl Sennheiser ZERO for 129 euro)

Gaming headsets are the order of the day in the Thursday Spring Sale at Amazon Germany, their super-charged daily deals running until April 15 in 2019. Of headphone interest, they have a variety of gaming headsets in the two gaming-themed sales, including Razer, Corsair, Trust, and of course Sennheiser Gaming Zero going for 129 euro. The other gaming sale includes various Lioncast gaming headsets…

UPDATE: if you need various audio cables and other assorted accessories, they are currently having a 25% off sale on AmazonBasics brand products

Friday Headsets: Logitech G230 for $25, G633 Artemis for $60

Amazon USA has Logitech on its mind for their Friday daily deals as a Logitech PC accessories sale headlines the day’s deals du jour. Of headphone interest, they have the G633 Artemis Spectrum gaming headset on sale for $60, and the more budget G230 for $25… Keyboards and mice dominate the rest of the sales, including the (indispensable?) Anywhere I and II mice.

PS: practice Spelling Bee word: indispensable! There are so many i/e/a/c traps in this word 🙂

Tuesday Headphone Deals: Sony WH-1000X M2 for $290, and Gaming Headsets

It’s headphones day in the Tuesday daily deals, starting with the Amazon USA gold-box where there’s a big computer gaming sale that includes the HyperX Cloud II gaming headset going for $70 in two color options, and the Corsair HS70 wireless going for $60… Some of the other deals are audiophile-adjacent (eg storage, fast routers for high-quality streaming, powerful desktops for music processing, and so forth)…

Sony has been trying to break into the upper end of the smartphone market without a lot of success, but they managed to storm into the $300-ish ANC + wireless over-ear headphone category and give BOSE a serious run for its money. We are already at the third generation of this attempt, but if you are okay with the second generation, the new condition WH-1000X M2 closed over-ears with ANC and bluetooth 4.1 with LDAC is on sale for $290 with free shipping for Prime members [or $6 flat for non-members], with a 1-year Sony warranty and up to ten units per customer at the sale price.

PS: note that while LDAC is great, you also need a music source that supports this, otherwise the connection will happen at the highest common denominator protocol…

Thursday: Acer Predator 300 Galea gaming headset for $50

Good until Thursday 3/14/19 at 11:59pm pacific time (or earlier if sold out) a big Acer Computer sale at the American’s Amazon Gold Box features two color schemes of the new condition Acer Predator 300 Galea gaming headset for $50 with free shipping and handling. Limit up to two per customer. I don’t know if the limit is total or per color scheme.

BUT they average 3.2 out of 5 based on 26 customer reviews and have a soccer team of answered-questions, so be sure to read up on them before purchase if you are not already intimately familiar with them…

Tuesday: HyperX gaming headset sale (8 options)

Good until Tuesday at 11:59pm pacific time, inside the Amazon Gold Box there is a Hyper-X sale, and among the 18 items offered there are seven gaming headsets ranging from $30 to $100. There’s also an earphone going for $30…

Sennheiser PC-37X Gaming Headset for $120 [MD]

Gamers without frontiers, Sennheiser without wallet tears! It’s a new song, look it up on my non-existent YouTube singing channel 😉 Which brings us to the Sennheiser PC-37X gaming headphone offered for $120 at the Massdrop website.

This is an “in the works” offering, which means a longer shipping date, late March 2019. On the plus side though, you have 14 days and change [from posting date] to order this, not the typically shorter traditional “drops” window.

This is yet another product in the Massdrop x Sennheiser partnership (which includes the critically acclaimed HD 6XX and HD 58X open-back over-ears), so you get a 2-year warranty with it.