[DEAD] Ends Wedn 5pm ET: Audio-Technica ATH-CKS55 In-Ears for $40

This offer expired… It was only a $5 discount, so no tears if you missed it…

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Sennheiser Momentum In-Ears M2 or First Gen for $90

The new condition in-ear versions of the Sennheiser Momentum line-ups are currently on sale for $90 per pair. The sale price is good for the second generation aka M2 and also the first generation. Note that there are iOS and Android versions (the cable/mic/remote) in different colors, so do pay attention as you are sifting through the options.

Samsung Level In-Ears for $45

A number of marketplace retailers, with the orders fulfilled by Amazon.com, are offering, in either black or white, the wired Samsung Level in-ears for around $45. These average 3.4 out of 5 based on 32 customer reviews. No greeted as liberators from another …Galaxy.

Massdrop: Shure SE846 IEMs could go as low as $780

Another addition to Massdrop, the reference class Shure SE846 IEMs could go as low as $780 shipped if enough people jump in. It has seven days left from blog-posting time and a fairly small threshold (six needed) to fully unlocked.

Massdrop unlocked: HiFiMAN RE300 Earphones for $32

The HiFiMAN RE300 Earphones are now offered at their lowest price at Massdrop (aka fully unlocked) going for $30 plus $2~ flat shipping. Offer ends in about seven days from blog-posting date. They will ship in mid-September-ish.

Astell & Kern AK Jr DAP bundled with select Westone In-Ears with combined purchase discount

If you are interested in the AStell & Kern AK Jr 64GB Digital Audio Player, and also interested in getting a pair of Westone earphones, Adorama has created a number of bundles that offered combined purchase savings versus buying these separately. The offers expire on 8/28/15. They are:

[DEAD] Thursday at Fry’s (with promo codes): AKG K512 MKII for $25, AT ATH-ANC33iS for $40

These dailies expired…

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Brainwavz S5 in-ears for $60 with coupon

The Brainwavz S5 in-ears can be yours for $60 with free shipping after you enter coupon code N95EM5EX at checkout when purchasing from MP4nation thru Amazon. This is fulfilled by Amazon, so it is eligible for free 2-day Prime shipping. I do not know when the coupon expires (it doesn’t say).

[DEAD] Amazon Premium in-ears for $10 (limit 10)

This daily offering expired…
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Massdrop: OStry KC06A in-ears for $55 shipped (also added: BeyerD T90 and DT900-600-Manu)

New droppings have dropped at Massdrop, and as of the time of writing, with seven days to go, the OSTRY KC06A Inner-Ear Earphones are fully unlocked for $50 plus $5 flat shipping. Added there, but not fully unlocked as of the time of writing, with seven days to go each are two beyerdynamics:

* Beyerdynamic T90 could go as low as $400 shipped
* Beyerdynamic Manufaktur DT 990 600 Ohm could go for $280 shipped

[DEAD] Monday In-Ear Lightning Deals: Sennheiser, A-Audio, Klipsch, etc

This round of daily deals expired…

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MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6P In-Ears for $23 (or maybe less) [or bulk package for $17] with free S&H

The MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6P in-ears (the P is important, it signifies this is the model with mic/remote) are currently going for $23 with free shipping by the MeElectronics eBay store. But you may (or may not) be able to get it for less. Best offer is enabled on the listing (the blue “Make Offer”) so you may be able to get it for less.

The same price (but without the price negation obviously) is available at amazon.

But there’s another option. If you don’t want the retail packaging, the Melectronics eBay store is also offering them in bulk packaging (“new – other” condition) for $17 with free shipping. There are four colors available with three others sold out.

OM Audio In-Ear Peace earphones for $80 [Used for $47]

If your interests intersect at earphones and Whole Foods Body commercialized enlightenment, the OM Audio InEar Peace (inner peace pun) earphones are currently on sale for $80 per pair in new condition in either black or silver at OneCall and by various at amazon.com… On the other hand, if you are comfortable with used, you can get the black color scheme in “Used – Very Good” condition for $47 by Amazon Warehouse Deals (repackaged, some scratches).

Massdrop Unlocked: Westone Adventure Series Beta for $48

The Westone Adventure Series Beta in-ears are currently fully unlocked for $45 plus $3 flat shipping at members-only website Massdrop. Offer ends in about six days from blog-posting date. It is free to join but because some of their offers are below MAP (minimum advertised price) they are obligated to put their offers behind a login/membership wall.

Yamaha EPH-30 In-Ears for $22 to $30

The Yamaha EPH-30 In-Ears are currently on sale for for $29 at Home Depot (of all places) with free ship-to-store or free shipping with a $45+ order. If you have a Prime members or planning a $35+ order, you can get it for $30 at Amazon by Amazon actual in your choice of black or white, with a limit of fiver per color per customer. There, they average 3.8 out of 5 based on 76 customer reviews.

If you are a more adventurous shopper, these are listed for $22~ with free shipping at Blinq.com.

MEElectronics M9P in-ears (P = mic/remote) for $15 [limit 3]

The MEElectronics M9P in-ears (with P standing for mic/remote) are currently on sale for $15 per pair, with a limit of three per customer at Amazon by Amazon actual. This is the second generation model, in the black-gunmetal color scheme. On the same listing you can find the red color scheme going for $20 per pair with a limit of five.

Used Hifiman RE-600 Songbird for $130 [updated]

The Hifiman RE-600 Songbird in-ears are available in “Used – Acceptable” condition for $130 by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual or “Used – Very Good” condition for $140 by seller HeadAmp with the order fulfilled by Amazon.

PS: there is a listing for $130 by a different seller which says one side is louder than the other, so that’s probably as big of a red flag as far as red flags go 🙂

Massdrop Unlocked: Sony 10R for $98, UE CIEMs for $700

Two new offers launched and are already fully unlocked at Massdrop as of the time of writing (with seven days left in each). First up, the closed-back Sony MDR-10R headphones go for $98~ shipped, with choice of white or black at checkout. Next up, the Ultimate Ears Custom IEMs are going for $700 with free shipping. You have to send your audiologist impressions to UE’s Irvine (Southern California) labs. Shipping estimate per the listing is late September (2015), so not if you have deadlines or special occasions.

Also listed, but not fully unlocked is the DarkVoice 336SE OTL Headphone Amp that could go as low as $235 shipped. This too has seven days left (days count from blog-posting date, not the date you may be reading this in the future).

[DEAD] Ends Thur 1am ET: A-AUDIO A41 Elite HD Earphones for $55

These sold out before the expiration time…
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Symphonized NRG 2.0 Wood In-Ears for $16

The Symphonized NRG 2.0 wood in-ears are back on sale again, going for $16 in each of their three color schemes. You can buy as many as you like during this sale. They are sold by Symphonized, with the order fulfilled by Amazon so they are eligible for $35+ free shipping or free 2-day for Prime members. These average 4.4 out of 5 based on 40+ customer reviews.

Also a couple of colors of the first generation are also on sale, going for $15 per pair. These average 4.3 out of 5 based on 4900+ customer reviews.

[DEAD] Monday Lightning Deals: Sony, Yurbuds, 50 Cent, Ausdom, Bluetooth, etc

These limited time offers expired…

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[DEAD] Used Yamaha EPH-100 silver in-ears for $68

As of 8/10/15 re-check, this used offer is no longer available… The Yamaha EPH-100SL are one of the $100 price range competitors. They are currently available in “Used – Good” condition (repackaged and with some accessories missing) for around $68 by Amazon Warehouse Deals where they average 3.9 out of 5 based on 160 customer reviews.

Massdrop: Fostex, SoundMagic, xDuoo

Fostex the people! (I can’t resist making that music pun). Added at Massdrop, but not fully unlocked yet are the Fostex TE-05 in-ears that could go as low as $125 shipped. Also added, also not fully unlocked as of the time of writing, but have seven days to go (as of blog-posting date) are the SoundMAGIC PL21 IEMs that could go as low as $17~ shipped, and the xDuoo TA-03 DAC/Amp that could go as low as $260 shipped.

Massdrop Unlocked: Dunu Titan 1 IEMs for $98

Unlocked at members only Massdrop, and with seven days to go from today (= posting date here), you can get the Dunu Titan 1 IEMs for $90 plus $8~ flat shipping. They come with nine eartip pairs, a carrying case, a clip and also a 1/4″ adapter. They ship mid-August.

Also added there but not fully unlocked are the Audio Technica M50x that could go as low as $127 shipped. Not the lowest price, they’ve been seen as low as $100 in flash sales at authorized dealers.

Massdrop Unlocked: CustomArt Harmony 8 or 8 Pro Custom IEMs for $840

New “droppings” at Massdrop, with the CustomArt Harmony 8 or 8 Pro custom IEMs already getting fully unlocked for $790 plus $50 shipping. The shipping fee does NOT cover the shipping of your impressions to CustomArt. Optionally you can add a copper cable for +$120. This will take a while though, so don’t buy if you need them soon. Promotion ends in about 7 days from blog-posting date.

Also added over there (with 7 days to go) but not fully unlocked as of writing time are the following:

  • Shure SE535 IEMs as low as $380 shipped
  • Sieveking Omega Headphone Stand as low as $140 shipped

Yamaha EPH-M100 in-ears for $66

The Yamaha EPH-M100 in-ears are currently on sale for $66~ with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of five per customer. The black color scheme is in-stock, the other two can still be ordered but will take a bit longer to ship. As you can see by the “Beatsy” styling, these have a more consumer sound, not to be confused with the similar model name and older Yamaha EPH-100.

PS: we have an unboxing post (text and pictures, no video/audio) and an incomplete review diary (which reminds me I need to start working on those!).

Used Hifiman RE300h for $29 w/free s&h

The Hifiman RE300h are currently available in “Used – Like New” condition for $29 with free shipping by Gramophone (authorized hifiman dealer) through Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD). They ship from Gramophone, so no Prime benefits. AWD’s own price is $33 in similar condition rating.

Used MEElectronics M-Duo in-ears for $28

The MEElectronics M-Duo in-ears go for $50 in new condition but if you are comfortable with used, you can get them in “Used – Very Good” condition for around $28 or $29~ in “Used – Like New” condition by Amazon Warehouse Deals. There’s a total of four separate listings so there is a possibility of price pressure bringing them down, but as always it is never a guarantee. With nearly 250 customer reviews, these average 4.1 out of 5.

Massdrop Unlocked: Macaw GT100S IEM and stand

Two new offers went live and are already fully unlocked at Massdrop, the Macaw GT100S IEMs can be yours for $55 plus $3 flat shipping, while the Just Mobile HeadStand is going for $35 plus $6 flat shipping (= $41 total).

Not fully unlocked yet, is the Aune X2 Mk2 Bluetooth Amplifier that could go as low as $120 shipped. All three offers mentioned in this post end in about seven days from the blog-posting date here (not the date you may be reading this post in the future).

Used MEElectronics A151P BA In-Ears for $26~

The MeElectronics A151P Balanced Armature In-Ears go for $40 in new condition but if you want to save some more, you can get them in “Used – Very Good” condition for around $26 by Amazon Warehouse Deals.

[DEAD] Open-box Hifiman RE-400 In-Ears for $59 w/free s&h

As of mid-August the prices of these are higher…

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Massdrop: Sony Z7, PHA-3, TTpod T2, etc

A new quartet of offers were added today at members-only Massdrop. As of the time of writing, none of them are fully unlocked, but they have seven days to go, plenty of time for the deals to pickup momentum and reach their lowest price possible (= fully unlocked in their lingo). They are:

  • Sony MDR-Z7 headphones as low as $510 shipped
  • Sony PHA-3 Portable DAC/Amplifier Combo as low as $708 shipped
  • Blue Ever Blue 328R earbuds as low as $20 shipped (actual earbuds)
  • TTPOD T2 IEMs as low as $83 shipped (they go for $90 at amazon)

Massdrop Unlocked: Beyerdynamic T1 for $790

Massdrop temptations, currently offered there fully unlocked (aka lowest price possible under this offer) are the Beyerdynamic T1 Tesla girls offered for $780 plus $10 flat shipping. The offer ends in about five days from blog-posting date.

Also running there but not fully unlocked are the Dunu DN-2000J earphones that could go as low as $306~ shipped. Offer ends in about eight days from blog-posting date.

Massdrop unlocked: Shure SE846 IEMs for $780

Fully unlocked at Massdrop with about seven days to go (from blog posting date) are the Shure SE846 IEMs going for $780 with free shipping. Orders will begin shipping August 7, so don’t buy if you need them to arrive quickly. A few more offers were added there, but as of the time of writing they are not fully unlocked – they are:

  • Etymotic ER4-S Micro Pro Earphones as low as $225~ shipped
  • Astrotec AX-35 Hybrid IEM as low as $55~ shipped

Massdrop: FLC Technology FLC8 as low as $303

With six days left in the offer (as of the time of writing), the FLC Technology FLC8 with its 36 custom sound signatures is offered at members-only Massdrop. The lowest price possible under this offer is $300 plus $3~ shipping. The Massdrop page references the ljokerl review at TheHeadphoneList.