Monster DNA In-Ears (white, Apple) for $60

The white Monster DNA In-Ears with the Apple control talk (3-button remote, mic) are currently on sale for $60 with free shipping at Amazon.com with a limit of five per customer. They average 3.7 out of 5 based on 78 customer reviews.

Kicker Cypher In-Ears (Apple controls) for $40

The Kicker Cypher In-Ears with the Apple controls (3-button remote and mic) are on sale for $40 with free shipping by World Wide Stereo with the order fulfilled by Amazon.com (eligible for free 2-day Prime). It only has 3 polarized customer reviews, 1-star and 5-stars only!

Massdrop Unlocked: Beyerdynamic DTX 102 iE Earphones for $54

Currently fully unlocked (which means the lowest price possible during this Massdrop offer) are the Beyerdynamic DTX 102 iE Earphones going for $50 plus $4 flat shipping. The offer ends in seven days from today, with today being the blog-post date, not the date you are reading this.

Massdrop: unlocked ER20 Earplus shipped for $11

More offers got added to Massdrop, with the ones mentioned here ending in 6-7 days from blog-posting date. One of them is fully unlocked, the Etymotic Research ER-20 Earplugs for $11 with free shipping. These are just earplugs, not earphones! This is limited to 100 units and 81 have been purchased as of the time of writing.

Other items listed but not currently fully-unlocked are as follows:

  • Shure SE215 Blue LE in-ears as low as $115
  • Sony NWZ-A17 Walkman as low as $260
  • Little Dot MKIII Tube amp for $225
  • KLUTZ DESIGN CanCans stand as low as $190 shipped
  • I am adding the shipping price to the totals

JBL J33a in-ears for $17 w/free S&H

These earphones can’t buy a drink! Let me explain. Among the latest offers, you can get the new condition JBL J33a in-ears for $17 with free shipping, sold by NewEgg’s eBay store, with a limit of five pairs per customer during this sale. Over 1000 units got sold so far from this eBay listing.

10% off new Creative In-Ear3 Plus and In-Ear2 Plus

The new “Plus” Creative Aurvana in-ears are currently in-stock and have a 10% off discount if you use promo code NEWAURV at the Creative online store for the new In-Ear3 Plus ($150 – 10%) and the In-Ear2 Plus ($100 – 10%). Coupons end 4/19/15.

The Ear3 Plus is discounted at Amazon but not quite as much ($139 instead of $135) without coupon but it is “temporarily out of stock”.

[DEAD] Klipsch S4i rugged earphones for $38

This daily deal expired but the S4is keep making the rounds on various Woots, so they should be back eventually…
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Used Sennheiser Momentum In-Ears for $69

The black iOS version of the Sennheiser Momentum in-ears is currently available in “Used – Good” condition for around $69 at Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Massdrop: Shure SE846 unlocked for $780 (and many more not yet)

At members only shopping club Massdrop.com (you have to login over there in order to see the offers but it is free to get an account), the Shure SE 846 in-ears are fully unlocked for $780 with free shipping. This is the lowest price under this particular offer. It ends in about seven days from today, with today being blog-posting date, not the date you are reading this.

A few more items are live at Massdrop with a 6-7 day expiration from today, but none of them are fully unlocked as of the time of writing. Here they are:

  • Fostex TH-600 as low as $520
  • Sony MDR-1A as low as $250
  • MEElectronics A151P (2nd gen) as low as $36
  • iBasso DX90 as low as $335
  • Mayflower Electronics CMOY amp as low as $72

In-stock: Grado GR10e for $400 (authorized)

As of the time of writing, the new Grado GR10e in-ears are in-stock and ready to ship by 4OurEars thru Amazon.com. The order is fulfilled by Amazon, so it is eligible for free 2-day Prime shipping. 4OurEars is the official Grado store, I don’t know why they don’t call it the Grado Store, as some people may not be aware, but that’s another story. 4OurEars is the only seller offering these at Amazon at the moment, no marketplace or other sellers.

Massdrop: ER4-S, Geekout, and DTX 72

Three more offers are up at Massdrop. As of the time of writing, none of them are fully unlocked, but they have six days left (from blog-posting date). They have two in-ears, the Etymotic ER4-S Micro Pro could go as low as $245~ shipped, and the Beyerdynamic DTX 72 iE could go as low as $45 shipped. There’s also the tiny little red Geek Out 1000 USB DAC/Amp that could go as low as $201~ shipped.

Klipsch X7 in-ears for $54 after coupon

Good until 4/7/15, BuyDig is offering the pearl white Klipsch X7 In-Ears for $55 with free shipping when you enter the coupon code REF7 over there.

Massdrop: Shure SE215 for $86 (and more)

Fully unlocked at the moment at Massdrop are the good old Shure SE-215 in-ears for $80 plus $6 flat shipping. This offer is good for about six days from today (today being blog-posting date, not the day you are reading this).

Also up at Massdrop, but not fully unlocked as of the time of writing are the Astrotec AX-35 Hybrid IEMs that could go as low as $55 shipped, while the desktop xDuoo TA-03 DAC/Amp that could go as low as $260 shipped.

New arrival: Phiaton MS 100 Balanced Armature in-ears for $80

If you are a boldly-going early-adopter of new headphones, there’s balanced armature action from Phiaton. Their new MS 100 BA in-ears are now in-stock and ready to ship for $80 at Amazon.com by Amazon actual and marketplace sellers (Electronics Expo). They have no customer reviews as of the time of writing.

Denon AH-C250 In-Ears for $120

As one of their featured email deals, the Rakuten website has the Denon AH-C250 in-ears offered for $120 with free shipping, with the seller and shipper being Electronics Expo. There are multiple pictures of them and what’s included in the Amazon product page.

Massdrop: Shure SE535s, SoundMagic WP10, PortaPros

A new round of offers is up at Massdrop, including the Shure SE535 IEMs with the lowest price being $380 shipped if this offer becomes fully unlocked (five days left as of blog-posting date). For wireless non-bluetooth over-ear fans, the SoundMAGIC WP10 Wireless could go as low as $200 shipped. Last but not least, the Koss Portapro Headphones have the lowest price possible being $33 shipped. However, if you don’t need these right away, every few weeks, they go on sale for $25 at Amazon. As of the time of writing, none of these three are fully unlocked. They expire in 5-7 days from today (today being the blog-posting date, not the date you are reading this).

[DEAD] Wednesday Lightning Deals: iKross and Aleratec

These daily deals expired…
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Used Elite Core EU-4 in-ears for $24

More used action at Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD), where they are offering the Elite Core EU-4 in-ears (single driver) you can get them in Used – Like New condition for around $23.50, sold by AWD so they are eligible for the usual free shipping options (Prime 2-day or with $35+ offer). These average 3.4 out of 5 based on 10 customer reviews.

Unlocked at Massdrop: DX 120 iE, Titan 1 earphones

More offers are up and running at members-only Massdrop shopping site, with two of them being fully unlocked (translation: lowest price during this offer). The Dunu Titan 1 IEMs go for $98~ shipped, while the Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE go for $45 shipped. These end in about five days from today (today = blog-posting date, not the date you are reading this).

Also offered but not fully unlocked is the Fostex HP-A4 DAC/Headphone Amp with the lowest price possible being $308~.

Westone Adventure Series Beta High Performance Earphones for $68

Beach Camera’s official eBay store is offering the new condition Westone Adventure Series Beta High Performance Earphones, model 78401, for $68 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer.

[DEAD] Klipsch X10 earphones for $80

This ended with over 1200 units selling through this offer… BuyDig’s eBay store is currently offering the new condition Klipsch X10 in-ears for $80 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer.

Used Acoustic Research HP1020 in-ears for $13 to $16

There are multiple lists of the Acoustic Research HP-1020 earphones at Amazon Warehouse Deals in “Used – Very Good” condition for $16 (was $13) per pair, while there’s also one “Used – Acceptable” for $13 (was $11). Since there are so many listings, there is a possibility that prices may drop further down if the Amazon computer decides these are not moving fast enough based on available inventory (this is only speculation since I don’t know how it works behind the scenes)… Price updated here on 3/23/15.

Massdrop: lots of Amps, DACs, and DAPs

A number of headphone-related products have launched on Massdrop the last couple of days. As a reminder, Massdrop is members-only, and you can only see the offers and individual product pages if you are signed in with a free Massdrop account. Their offers are limited time only (typically a week, sometimes limited by quantity). Some of them return after a few weeks, others don’t.

Headphones

  • MEElectronics Air-Fi Venture AF52 as low as $46 shipped
  • Brainwavz S0 earphones as low as $33 shipped
  • Yuin Pk3 Earbuds for $29 shipped (fully unlocked)

AMPs, DACs, DAPs

  • TCG Titan Portable USB DAC/AMP could go as low as $93 shipped
  • portable SMSL SAP-7 headphone amp as low as $50 shipped
  • tiny Cozoy Astrapi DAC/amp (think along USB Flash Drive size) for as low as $90 shipped
  • Grace Design m920 desktop as low as $1506 shipped
  • Colorfly C4 3-in-1 as low as $508 shipped
  • Shanling M3 DAP (digital audio player) could go as low as $308 shipped (not to be confused with Larry Shandling!)

[DEAD] Ends Thur 1am ET: Klipsch X5 in-ears for $80

This daily deal expired…
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Unlocked at Massdrop: Bravo V2 and Shure SE535

A new wave of offers went up at members-only shopping site Massdrop, and two of those have already reached their lowest price possible. The Bravo V2 amp goes for $60 shipped, while the Shure SE535 IEMs go for $380 shipped. Both expire in about five days from today (today = blog-posting date).

Also launched at Massdrop but not fully unlocked as of the time of writing are the following:

  • Edifier H850 Headphones as low as $48~
  • IEMs: Fidue A63 as low as $42~, TTpod T1S as low as $33~
  • xDuoo TA-01 DAC/Amp as low as $135

Westone Adventure Series BETA Earphones for $80 w/coupon

BuyDig has a coupon promotion, use coupon code 1ST10K to get the Westone Adventure Series BETA Earphones for $80 with free shipping. The coupon code expires 3/15/15.

These average 3.5 out of 5 based on 40 customer reviews at amazon.

Used JBL-J22i in-ears for $19.50

To the Amazon Warehouse Deals we go where we find the “Used – Like New” white JBL J22i in-ears (3-button) for under $20. It has multiple listings, so there is the possible of the price dropping further down because of market-driven forces.

Massdrop Fully Unlocked: TCG U-SKIN Portable DAC/Amp for $73

Portable amps and DACs are another area of growth, and Massdrop now has the TCG U-SKIN Portable DAC/Amp fully unlocked (= lowest price during this offer) for $73 shipped. This offers ends in about one day from today (today = blog-posting date). This goes for $80 on eBay (by HazedConfused) and $100 at amazon.

Next up are the TTPOD T2 in-ears, that could go as low as $83 shipped, but it doesn’t look promising. With one day left, they have 3 commits but they need 15 for the lowest price possible to be fully unlocked. It goes for $80 at amazon, sold and shipped by SHENZHENAUDIO.

Massdrop: Westone W40 IEMs as low as $450

The Westone W40 IEMs are offered at members-only Massdrop with the lowest price possible through that offer being $450 shipped. As of the time of writing, there are zero purchases but the offer has six days left from today (today = blog-posting date).

They go for $500 in new condition, and in used condition, they go for $384 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 43 customer reviews over there.

[DEAD] HifiMan RE-400 in-ears for $72~

As of a 3/6/15 re-check, the price of the RE-400 at Amazon.com went up to $80 again…
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Used Musical Fidelity EB-33 In-Ears for $29.50 (was $40)

The Musical Fidelity EB-33 In-Ears are available in “Used – Very Good” condition for around $29.50 (was $32.50, was $40) with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals. They average 3.2 out of 5 based on 4 customer reviews…

Price updated 3/9/15.

Sennheiser MM30G in-ears (Galaxy) for $20 w/free S&H

The Samsung Galaxy (Android) version of the Sennheiser MM30G earbuds is currently on sale for $20 with free shipping by Adorama on Amazon. The iOS version goes for $23. Together they average 4 out of 5 based on 281 customer reviews.

Street by 50 Cent In-Ears for $30 or $31.50

The Street by 50 Cent In-Ears are offered at Costco’s website with free shipping. Members pay $30. Non-members can also purchase them, but they pay a 5% surcharge, so you pay $31.50 instead. They are available in either white or pink color schemes.

PS: many items on the Costco website can be purchased by non-members, but not all. The items that are only available for Costco members have a “Members Only Item” sign on their pages/descriptions.

Unlocked at Massdrop: Just Mobile HeadStand for $41 shipped

Fully unlocked (aka the lowest price possible during this offer) at Massdrop is the Just Mobile HeadStand going for $35 plus $6 shipping. There are three color choices available, you select the color during the checkout process. The offer ends in about 5 days from today (today = blog-posting date which you see in every post here). This averages 4.4 out of 5 based on 58 customer reviews at amazon.

Needless to say, if you are simply looking for something utilitarian, anything from a banana holder to a coffee mug holder to a simple over-the-door hook can serve as a headphone holder at a fraction of the price. You may win Martha Stewart points, you may not win GQ points with the utilitarian approach 😉

Not fully unlocked as of the time of writing are the Blue Ever Blue 1001SV in-ears, with the lowest price possible being $93~ shipped.

[DEAD] Symphonized NRG Wood in-ears for $16.50

As of 3/2/15, this is back to the usual price of $25…
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