Rosewill EX-700 In-Ears for $35 w/free S&H

Good until Wednesday night, the Rosewill store is offering the new condition Rosewill EX-700 earphones (one dynamic, one balanced armature driver) for $35 with free shipping through NewEGG FLASH.

The way to figure out the seller at NewEggFLASH is to look at the “Return Policy” at the bottom of the page, or take the extra step of adding to cart and then checking to see who the seller is in the shopping cart.

We have a useful text and pictures unboxing of these earphones. There’s no audio, no video, no slideshows, nothing annoying, just text and potato pictures 🙂

MEE Audio M6 PRO IEMs for $38

Both color schemes (Clear and Smoke) of the new condition MEE Audio M6 PRO IEMs are currently on sale for $38 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. This is a sale, not a lightning deal. This is close to the last time they were on a lightning deal for around $35 from what I recall.

Beyerdynamic MMX 41 iE In-Ear for $22 w/free S&H

The Beyerdynamic MMX 41 iE earphones are on sale for $22 with free shipping at NewEgg by Newegg actual. On Thursday, coupon code EMCSRFCF5 drops the price. This coupon may be restricted to their e-newsletter subscribers. On Friday, these will move to the public Shellshocker Daily Deals.

Monoprice XXX Triple Driver IEMs for $40 + S&H

This is not a coupon but a sale! The Monoprice XXX Triple Driver IEMs is on sale for $40 plus shipping for the Memorial Day shopping weekend. Because IEMs are small, most zipcodes qualify for the $2.49 Monoprice Saver (3-6 business days).

UPDATE: this is part of a larger Headphone and Audio sale for the Memorial Day weekend.

FREE UE 900S IEMs with Ultimate Ears PRO purchase with coupon (excludes UE 4 PRO)

A promotion featured prominently on the Ultimate Ears website says that you can get the Ultimate Ears UE900S IEMs for FREE when you purchase an Ultimate Ears PRO IEMs (excluding the UE 4 PRO). You get the UE900S for FREE by using coupon code Summer over there until 5/29/17.

Shipping from the USA: Dunu DN-2000 Hybrid 3-way IEMs for $248

Another one of the Dunu offers at NewEgg Flash that are shipping from Shenzhen Audio in Asia are now price-matched by a “fulfilled by Amazon” seller, Singapore’s Lend Me UR Ears has fulfilled by Amazon new condition DUNU DN-2000 Hybrid 3-way in-ears (two BA and one dynamic drivers) for $248 with free 2-day shipping for Prime shipping (or the usual SuperSaver shipping for non-Prime members).

What is not price-matched however, and not shipping from the USA is the new condition Dunu DN-2000J 3-way (two BA, one dynamic drivers) going for $260 with free shipping by Shenzhenaudio through New Egg Flash. This offer ends Sunday night.

Shipping from the USA: Dunu DN-12 Trident metal earphones for $26

If you want to get the Dunu DN-12 Trident metal earphones quickly and don’t want to wait for shipments from China, a trio of sellers at are offering them fulfilled by Amazon, so if you are a Prime member, they will be hanging from your ears in about two days after ordering.

The sellers are recognizable too, ShenzhenAudio and “Lend Me UR Ears” (Singapore). Even though both are Asian sellers, they participate in the fulfillment by Amazon program, meaning, they fill up a box of gear, ship them from Asia to an Amazon USA warehouse, and then when someone buy them, they ship quickly from an Amazon USA warehouse.

This is how you can recognize it in the listings:

[DEAD] Sennheiser Momentum In Ear (iOS) for $80

As of 5/24/17 recheck, this is no longer available…

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[DEAD] Brainwavz Jive earphones for $12.29

This daily deal expired but Brainwavz are recurring to the lighting deals every few weeks…

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[DEAD] Beats X bluetooth earphones for $100

This sale ended but they seem to be on a downward price trend…

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[DEAD] Symphonized NRG Wood In-Ears for $15.50

This lightning deal expired, but if you missed it, fear not! The Symphonized wood IEMs recurring offers…

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Used Bowers & Wilkins C5 S2 earphones for $77

The Bowers & Wilkins C5 S2 earphones go for $150 in new condition, but if you are comfortable with used, there’s a handful of “Used – Good” listings for $77~ and a few more in “Used – Very Good” for $82~ at Amazon Warehouse Deals. Given the high volume of used listings, you can wait and see if time and inventory will push the used prices further down. They average 3.8 out of 5 based on nearly 300 customer reviews.

Prices updated 5/22/17, they dropped about $4 since the original post on 5/20/17.

Used Sennheiser IE 800 for $424 + S&H

800 is a magic number at Sennheiser, from the HD800/S to the HDVD 800 to the IE 800 earphones, which are currently available in “Used – Excellent Plus” condition for $424 plus shipping at Used supplies are limited. They offer a 30-day return policy and a 90-day warranty of their own (Adorama covers the warranty, not Sennheiser) for used products sold on their website.

Massdrop x Noble X Universal IEMs for $250

If you missed them the previous time they were offered (early May), fear not, they are back on again, fully unlocked and running for the next ten days (from blog-posting date). It is the new condition Massdrop x Noble X Universal IEMs going for $250 with free shipping but no returns.

There is a limit of up to three units per customer with a maximum of 500 units available for this promotion. They will ship September 2017. I repeat, September! It is May now 🙂

One more thing! Available only as an add-on option for those purchasing the above, you can buy Noble Audio’s Lightning cable for $40 more. You can only get it at this price if you also buy the earphones. If you only want the cable, you may want to see if any of your friends want the IEM but not the cable, and ask them to get it for you,. Note however the September 2017 shipment estimated date!

Sennheiser CX-series grab bag for $26 + S&H [MD]

If you like the randomness of grab bag offers and you are comfortable with not being able to return it if you don’t like it, Massdrop is running another earphone grab bag promotion, this one focused on the Sennheiser CX-series of earphones. You pay $26 plus shipping, and for that you will randomly receive one of three models in the series (CX 1 or 2 or 5). Most people will get the CX 1.00. The offer runs for the next ten days and will ship late June 2017.

Phiaton MS 100 BA earphones for $40 w/free S&H

It’s balanced armature time! The new condition Phiaton MS 100 BA earphones are on sale for $40 with free shipping at NewEgg actual (ends Monday night; no promo code needed) and at Amazon actual (limit 3) where it “ships within 1-3 weeks” and averages 4 out of 5 based on 37 customer reviews.

Rosewill wood earphones for $9 w/free S&H after coupon

If you like wood earphones, until Monday night, coupon code RWAUD15 gets you the new condition Rosewill wood earphones (model RHTS-11002) for $9~ with free shipping at NewEgg actual. The price before the coupon is $11.

Klipsch R6 earphones for $29 w/free S&H

This is a Newegg daily deal, so it lasts for two days (unless it sells out). On Saturday, you can get the Klipsch R6 earphones for $29 with free shipping using coupon code EMCSRFCR4 (the coupon is for newsletter subscribers, so it may only work if your email address is part of that).

On the second day (Sunday) this offer moves to the public Shellshocker Daily Deals where everyone can see it.

Why do you have to be so complicated NewEgg? 🙂

Falling Knife Price Alert: Used 1More Triple Driver Lightning IEMs for $107 [updated]

UPDATE: the price of this has been falling steadily, what some stock traders call a “falling knife”. As of 5/18/17 AM, it is down to $107~.

Speaking of 1More Triple driver IEMs, the new condition price for their Lightning cable model is $150, but if you are comfortable with used, there is one “Used – Very Good” condition listing (small scratches, damaged original packaging) for $107~ [was $113~, was $119~] by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual.

[DEAD] POM GEAR Pro2GO P-One Bluetooth earbuds for $15 w/FS

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[DEAD] Used 1More Quad Driver IEMs for $160

This used option sold out as of 5/21/17 AM recheck: If you are comfortable with used earphones and want to be among the first to jump on the 1More quad driver hype train, you can get their quad model in “Used – Very Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections, damaged original packaging) for $$160 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. The new condition price is $200.

You can also monitor the price as it may drop if it doesn’t get scooped up. Their used Triple Driver Lightning have been steadily dropping but there’s no guarantee the same thing will happen to the Quad.

1More Triple Driver IEMs for $65 (Costco members) or $68 (non-members)

Disappointment by the meh NewEggFlash flash sale yesterday? Costco comes to the rescue!

Apparently the 1More triple driver earphones have not become high brow enough not to get discounted again at Costco! Because Costco has just launched a new $15 off instant savings promotion, making them $65 with free shipping at the Costco website. Non-members can buy them but pay a 5% surcharge, which is not that bad, 5% of $65 is $3.25. So $68.35 is not bad 🙂

The instant savings promotion expires 6/11/17.

NuForce HEM IEMs grab bag for $150 + S&H [MD]

If you like the mystery and unpredictability of grab bags and don’t object to not being able to return them if you don’t like them, unlocked at members-only Massdrop is a grab bag on NuForce HEM-series IEMs. Four even-numbered models are participating (2, 4, 6, 8) and you will randomly receive one of those four. Limit two grab bags per customer, and 1000 units available total for this promotion which expires in seven days from today. They are expected to ship mid-June 2017 by Massdrop.

[DEAD] Astell & Kern Michelle Universal IEMs for $449 after coupon

This eBay coupon ended, but they seem to bring similar ones out every few weeks…

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[DEAD] 1More Triple Driver IEM for $80 (15-hour Sale ends Tuesday 11:59pm ET)

This 15-hour sale ended… Perhaps this earphone is now “too famous” to meet the lowest Costco price of late last year?

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Shure IEMs on sale again

Authorized Shure dealers have been …authorized to offer sales on the SE-series earphones as follows:

+ SE 215 for $89 eg Amazon and Adorama

+ SE 215m+ special edition for $109 eg Adorama and Amazon

+ SE 315 for $179 at Amazon and Adorama

+ SE 425 for $279 at Adorama and Amazon

+ SE 535 for $449 at Amazon and Adorama

MEE audio M6 PRO IEMs for $40 [limit 3]

The black color scheme of the MEE Audio M6 PRO earphones, in new condition, is currently on sale for $40 [WAS $44] with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of three units per customer. They average 4 out of 5 based on over 1440 customer reviews, and have over 200 answered questions. This is not a lightning deal.

Price updated here 5/19/17 AM.

Klipsch X11i earphones for $100

The new condition Klipsch X11 earphones are currently on sale for $100 with free shipping by Beach Camera with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so it is Prime eligible. It averages 3.7 out of 5 based on 110+ customer reviews.

The “i” is for the Apple mic/remote. If you don’t need that, the non-i aka the X11 model goes for $80 at NewEgg by Newegg actual. This offer ends Monday night.

64 Audio U4-SE IEMs for $500 [MD]

To the IEMs front, another offer has fully unlocked at Massdrop (MD), the 64 Audio U4-SE IEMs going for $500 with free shipping. MD is also including a free m15 module. The m20 module comes pre-installed. This runs for the next nine days and it is expected to ship in mid June 2017. It comes with a 1-year warranty but all sales are final.

Astell & Kern JH Audio Rosie IEMs for $800

The Astell & Kern JH Audio Rosie earphones are on sale for $800 with free shipping at the moment at World Wide Stereo. Free store pickup if you are near one of their PA stores.

KZ ATR for $10 (Prime eligible)

If you are curious about the KZ budget Chi-fi earphones but don’t want to deal with GearBest shopping (and slow shipping), a number of these models are now available from a variety of sellers at Amazon that are Prime eligible (look for the Prime checkmark in the listings).

In addition to the previously mentioned ATE and ZST and ZS3, the KZ ATR earphones are also there, going for $10 without mic, and $11 with mic. You can get them for less from Asian sellers, but none of them offer free 2-day shipping (if you are a Prime member).

Beyerdynamic MMX 41 iE In-Ears for $27 w/free S&H

NewEgg seems to like Beyerdynamic sales, and here is another one, good until Monday night, the new condition Beyerdynamic MMX 41 iE In-Ears (model 716782) is on sale for $27 with free shipping. This is sold and shipped by NewEgg actual, not iffy sellers that sadly sometimes NewEgg features in their daily deals.

Tennmak Pro Dual Driver IEMs for $27 w/coupon

Speaking of Chi-fi, the new condition Tennmak Pro Dual Driver IEMs can be yours for $27 by PEPAudio with the order fulfilled by Amazon when you enter coupon code XIS4BOAZ over there. The price before the coupon is $30. The coupon is 10% off, so if the price changes, the discount will change too. These Chi-fis which include a zippered case average 3.9 out of 5 based on 45 customer reviews. These too have detachable mini MMXC connectors (shown in product gallery picture #5). Meanwhile in picture #6 you can see the zippered case.

Kinera BD005 IEMs for $20 + S&H [MD]

Another new offer is now fully unlocked at the members-only Massdrop, it is the Kinera BD005 earphones offered for $20 plus shipping. These too are part of the Chi-fi generation of removable MMCX cable connectors. Three color choices are available. These are estimated to ship in early-to-mid June 2017, and as usual, all sales are final.

The removable MMCX has practical benefits too, you can use your own cable, eg one with a mic or one of the bluetooth cables that are becoming more prevalent these days.

Thinksound grab bag for $40 + S&H [MD]

Running for the next seven days at Massdrop is a Thinksound earphone grab bag, offered for $40 plus shipping. A total of five models are available, and you will receive one of those five randomly. 80% of people will receive the ts02. These will ship late May 2017. All sales are final. Limit two per customer. A total of 600 units are available for this offer.